The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 405 361 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.78% 14.41% 14.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.76% 16.09% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 217 184
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£350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £186 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £15.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +7.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.27 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2280 2244 2224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.85% 89.58% 90.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1074 958
Average daily rate £384 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 58 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £22.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 135 £355 -11.25% 49
Slough +2 54 £275 -3.50% 5
Bracknell +1 38 £230 -24.59% 6
Newbury +5 20 £338 -10.00% 4
Maidenhead -1 16 £363 +68.60% 4
Windsor - 3 £255 - 1
Wokingham 0 2 £310 +40.90%
Hungerford - 1 £320 - 3
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 167 (20.82%) Telecoms
2 141 (17.58%) Finance
3 126 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
5 112 (13.97%) SQL
6 111 (13.84%) Microsoft
7 96 (11.97%) Business Analysis
8 88 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 83 (10.35%) MS Excel
10 75 (9.35%) ITIL
11 74 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
12 72 (8.98%) MS Office
13 64 (7.98%) Windows
13 64 (7.98%) Migration
14 61 (7.61%) Project Management
14 61 (7.61%) Security Cleared
15 53 (6.61%) SAP
16 50 (6.23%) User Acceptance Testing
17 49 (6.11%) SC Cleared
18 46 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
19 45 (5.61%) CRM
19 45 (5.61%) SDLC
20 44 (5.49%) User Stories
21 43 (5.36%) E-Commerce
21 43 (5.36%) XML
22 42 (5.24%) Test Scripting
23 41 (5.11%) Active Directory
24 40 (4.99%) SQL Server
24 40 (4.99%) Windows 7
25 39 (4.86%) Analytics

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (1.87%) CMS
4 13 (1.62%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (1.00%) Confluence
6 8 (1.00%) SAS
7 5 (0.62%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.50%) IIS
8 4 (0.50%) Commerce Server
8 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.50%) Lync
9 3 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.37%) Smallworld
9 3 (0.37%) Apache
9 3 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.12%) Magnolia
Applications
1 83 (10.35%) MS Excel
2 72 (8.98%) MS Office
3 36 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.75%) MS Project
5 6 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.50%) SPSS
7 2 (0.25%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.75%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 5 (0.62%) BPCS
6 4 (0.50%) BusinessWare
7 3 (0.37%) HFM
7 3 (0.37%) Remedy AR System
7 3 (0.37%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.37%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.25%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.25%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.25%) assyst
8 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.25%) SAP CCM
8 2 (0.25%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.25%) CODA-Financials
9 1 (0.12%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.50%) Office 365
2 10 (1.25%) Google Analytics
3 9 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (0.62%) SaaS
4 5 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.12%) Taleo
6 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.12%) Firewall
2 12 (1.50%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (1.37%) LAN
4 10 (1.25%) VPN
5 9 (1.12%) DNS
6 7 (0.87%) WAN
7 6 (0.75%) HTTP
7 6 (0.75%) Internet
7 6 (0.75%) LTE
7 6 (0.75%) 4G
8 5 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.62%) 3G
8 5 (0.62%) UMTS
8 5 (0.62%) VoIP
9 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.50%) DHCP
9 4 (0.50%) GPRS
9 4 (0.50%) SSL
9 4 (0.50%) MPLS
9 4 (0.50%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (4.99%) SQL Server
3 19 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (2.24%) DB2
5 14 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.00%) DataStage
7 8 (1.00%) Data Mining
8 7 (0.87%) OLAP
8 7 (0.87%) Big Data
9 6 (0.75%) QlikView
10 5 (0.62%) Star Schema
10 5 (0.62%) Data Mart
10 5 (0.62%) DbVisualizer
11 4 (0.50%) Essbase
11 4 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.37%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 25 (3.12%) Selenium
2 20 (2.49%) JIRA
2 20 (2.49%) WebDriver
3 17 (2.12%) SoapUI
4 14 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 12 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.25%) HP UFT
7 8 (1.00%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.75%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.62%) Fiddler
9 5 (0.62%) Toad
10 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.25%) Maven
12 2 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.25%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.12%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.12%) Ant
General
1 167 (20.82%) Telecoms
2 141 (17.58%) Finance
3 39 (4.86%) Marketing
4 38 (4.74%) Retail
5 29 (3.62%) Billing
6 27 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.75%) Automotive
9 12 (1.50%) Advertising
10 10 (1.25%) Back Office
10 10 (1.25%) Electronics
11 9 (1.12%) Banking
12 7 (0.87%) Legal
13 4 (0.50%) Publishing
14 3 (0.37%) French Language
15 2 (0.25%) Front Office
16 1 (0.12%) Games
16 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (5.36%) XML
2 27 (3.37%) HTML
3 19 (2.37%) .NET
4 18 (2.24%) SOAP
5 16 (2.00%) CSS
6 13 (1.62%) Web Services
7 8 (1.00%) XSD
7 8 (1.00%) JSON
7 8 (1.00%) WCF
7 8 (1.00%) Gherkin
8 7 (0.87%) Flash
9 5 (0.62%) J2EE
9 5 (0.62%) RESTful
9 5 (0.62%) JSR 170
10 3 (0.37%) Ajax
10 3 (0.37%) HTML5
10 3 (0.37%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.37%) CSS3
11 2 (0.25%) 802.1X
11 2 (0.25%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 121 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.49%) User Experience
4 11 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.25%) DTV
6 9 (1.12%) CMDB
7 8 (1.00%) Visualisation
8 7 (0.87%) Statistics
8 7 (0.87%) Replication
9 6 (0.75%) FMCG
9 6 (0.75%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (0.62%) Social Media
10 5 (0.62%) Reference Data
10 5 (0.62%) GIS
10 5 (0.62%) NHS
11 4 (0.50%) EPoS
11 4 (0.50%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.50%) Learning Management System
11 4 (0.50%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 64 (7.98%) Windows
2 40 (4.99%) Windows 7
3 26 (3.24%) UNIX
4 22 (2.74%) Linux
5 13 (1.62%) AIX
6 9 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.87%) Android
7 7 (0.87%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.25%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (11.97%) Business Analysis
3 88 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 75 (9.35%) ITIL
5 74 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
6 64 (7.98%) Migration
7 61 (7.61%) Project Management
8 50 (6.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 45 (5.61%) CRM
9 45 (5.61%) SDLC
10 44 (5.49%) User Stories
11 43 (5.36%) E-Commerce
12 42 (5.24%) Test Scripting
13 39 (4.86%) ERP
13 39 (4.86%) Scrum
13 39 (4.86%) Analytics
14 36 (4.49%) ETL
14 36 (4.49%) Waterfall
15 35 (4.36%) BDD
16 34 (4.24%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 112 (13.97%) SQL
2 30 (3.74%) Java
3 23 (2.87%) C#
4 18 (2.24%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.75%) C
6 10 (1.25%) Python
7 9 (1.12%) VB
8 8 (1.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.62%) VBA
10 4 (0.50%) Perl
10 4 (0.50%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.50%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.25%) R
11 2 (0.25%) Groovy
11 2 (0.25%) Scala
11 2 (0.25%) VBScript
11 2 (0.25%) Pascal
11 2 (0.25%) PL/1
12 1 (0.12%) Tcl
12 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 49 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 31 (3.87%) Degree
4 24 (2.99%) ISEB
5 21 (2.62%) CIMA
6 14 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.50%) CCAB
7 12 (1.50%) CIPFA
7 12 (1.50%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.50%) AAT
8 9 (1.12%) ACCA
9 8 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.75%) CBAP
10 6 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.75%) HNC
11 5 (0.62%) HND
11 5 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.62%) CCSE
12 4 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.36%) QA
2 17 (2.12%) SLA
3 9 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.75%) GxP
4 6 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.62%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (0.50%) GAMP
7 3 (0.37%) GAAP
7 3 (0.37%) COBIT
8 2 (0.25%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.12%) HL7
9 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.12%) GMP
System Software
1 41 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.25%) vSphere
3 2 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.50%) SCCM
3 6 (0.75%) SCOM
3 6 (0.75%) Netcool
4 2 (0.25%) Nagios
4 2 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.25%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.25%) WSUS
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 111 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.61%) SAP
3 34 (4.24%) Oracle
4 26 (3.24%) HP
4 26 (3.24%) Remedy
5 17 (2.12%) Cisco
6 16 (2.00%) IBM
7 14 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
7 14 (1.75%) Cognos
7 14 (1.75%) Ab Initio
8 12 (1.50%) Google
8 12 (1.50%) ServiceNow
8 12 (1.50%) Citrix
9 11 (1.37%) Informatica
10 10 (1.25%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.25%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.25%) Omniture
11 9 (1.12%) Adobe
12 6 (0.75%) JD Edwards
12 6 (0.75%) VMware
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