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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 385 431 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.10% 15.35% 12.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.75% 17.11% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 239 138
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£355 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £200 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 43 17
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £27.20 £19.40
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
2610 2519 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.84% 89.74% 91.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1295 835
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 112 136
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +1 122 £355 +9.23% 28
Bracknell +3 58 £300 -4.45% 4
Slough -4 36 £325 -13.33% 13
Newbury -8 17 £401 +0.12%
Maidenhead -2 13 £260 -7.14% 7
Windsor -5 3 £370 +5.71% 1
Thatcham - 3 £163 - 2
Wokingham -4 1 £250 +11.11% 2
Hungerford - - - - 1
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 166 (23.48%) Telecoms
2 144 (20.37%) Finance
3 112 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (13.44%) SQL
6 94 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 87 (12.31%) Business Analysis
8 75 (10.61%) Microsoft
9 65 (9.19%) Windows
10 60 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
11 58 (8.20%) MS Excel
12 52 (7.36%) MS Office
13 50 (7.07%) ITIL
14 49 (6.93%) Security Cleared
15 48 (6.79%) Project Management
16 47 (6.65%) SQL Server
17 46 (6.51%) Scrum
18 45 (6.36%) CRM
18 45 (6.36%) Active Directory
19 43 (6.08%) E-Commerce
20 42 (5.94%) Oracle
20 42 (5.94%) Data Modelling
21 41 (5.80%) Retail
21 41 (5.80%) Data Analysis
22 38 (5.37%) Marketing
23 36 (5.09%) Java
24 35 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
25 34 (4.81%) QA
25 34 (4.81%) SAP
26 33 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
2 21 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.70%) CMS
4 10 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (1.13%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.85%) Confluence
7 4 (0.57%) SAS
7 4 (0.57%) Commerce Server
7 4 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.57%) Apache
7 4 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.57%) IIS
8 3 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.42%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.28%) Lync
9 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 58 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 52 (7.36%) MS Office
3 33 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.56%) MS Project
6 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 14 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.57%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.57%) BPCS
4 4 (0.57%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.42%) Remedy AR System
5 3 (0.42%) Fredhopper
6 2 (0.28%) Magento
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) assyst
7 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.14%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.14%) Agresso
7 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.99%) SaaS
2 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.42%) Force.com
4 2 (0.28%) Office 365
5 1 (0.14%) Taleo
5 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (1.41%) Firewall
3 8 (1.13%) HTTP
4 7 (0.99%) DNS
5 6 (0.85%) 2G
5 6 (0.85%) VoIP
5 6 (0.85%) 4G
6 5 (0.71%) MVNO
6 5 (0.71%) Broadband
6 5 (0.71%) PBX
6 5 (0.71%) 3G
7 4 (0.57%) FTP
7 4 (0.57%) IP Telephony
7 4 (0.57%) Cisco ICM
7 4 (0.57%) Internet
7 4 (0.57%) Wireless
7 4 (0.57%) DHCP
7 4 (0.57%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.42%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.27%) QlikView
5 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.99%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.99%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.85%) DB2
8 6 (0.85%) Star Schema
8 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.57%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.42%) SAP BI
11 3 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.42%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (3.82%) JIRA
2 24 (3.39%) Selenium
3 14 (1.98%) WebDriver
4 10 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (1.13%) SoapUI
6 6 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 6 (0.85%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.71%) TestDirector
7 5 (0.71%) Fiddler
7 5 (0.71%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.42%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.14%) Kiln
10 1 (0.14%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.14%) LSMW
10 1 (0.14%) Maven
General
1 166 (23.48%) Telecoms
2 144 (20.37%) Finance
3 41 (5.80%) Retail
4 38 (5.37%) Marketing
5 24 (3.39%) Billing
6 21 (2.97%) Automotive
7 15 (2.12%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.41%) Legal
10 9 (1.27%) Banking
11 7 (0.99%) Electronics
12 6 (0.85%) Advertising
13 3 (0.42%) Back Office
13 3 (0.42%) French Language
14 2 (0.28%) Publishing
14 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
15 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.69%) HTML
1 19 (2.69%) XML
2 18 (2.55%) .NET
2 18 (2.55%) Web Services
3 12 (1.70%) CSS
4 9 (1.27%) SOAP
5 7 (0.99%) WCF
5 7 (0.99%) RESTful
5 7 (0.99%) Gherkin
6 5 (0.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.71%) XSD
7 4 (0.57%) WSH
8 3 (0.42%) Visualforce
8 3 (0.42%) Mason
8 3 (0.42%) Ajax
8 3 (0.42%) JSON
8 3 (0.42%) JSR 170
9 2 (0.28%) jQuery
9 2 (0.28%) HTML5
9 2 (0.28%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 104 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 13 (1.84%) Mobile App
4 11 (1.56%) User Experience
5 10 (1.41%) Open Source
5 10 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.13%) CMDB
6 8 (1.13%) Replication
6 8 (1.13%) IVR
6 8 (1.13%) NHS
7 7 (0.99%) DTV
7 7 (0.99%) Informatics
8 6 (0.85%) Credit Risk
8 6 (0.85%) EPoS
8 6 (0.85%) Web 2.0
9 5 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (0.57%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.42%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.19%) Windows
2 29 (4.10%) Windows 7
3 15 (2.12%) Linux
4 14 (1.98%) UNIX
5 8 (1.13%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.71%) AIX
7 3 (0.42%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.28%) Android
8 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 87 (12.31%) Business Analysis
4 60 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (7.07%) ITIL
6 48 (6.79%) Project Management
7 46 (6.51%) Scrum
8 45 (6.36%) CRM
9 43 (6.08%) E-Commerce
10 42 (5.94%) Data Modelling
11 41 (5.80%) Data Analysis
12 35 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (4.67%) Test Scripting
14 32 (4.53%) Use Case
14 32 (4.53%) Migration
15 28 (3.96%) User Stories
16 24 (3.39%) ETL
16 24 (3.39%) Waterfall
17 22 (3.11%) Analytics
18 20 (2.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (13.44%) SQL
2 36 (5.09%) Java
3 16 (2.26%) PL/SQL
4 12 (1.70%) C#
5 9 (1.27%) T-SQL
5 9 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.13%) VB
7 6 (0.85%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.85%) Groovy
7 6 (0.85%) Scala
7 6 (0.85%) C
8 5 (0.71%) VBA
9 4 (0.57%) Python
9 4 (0.57%) VBScript
9 4 (0.57%) Perl
10 3 (0.42%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.28%) RPG/400
11 2 (0.28%) RPG IV
11 2 (0.28%) C++
11 2 (0.28%) RPG
Qualifications
1 49 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 32 (4.53%) ISEB
3 31 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 28 (3.96%) Degree
5 11 (1.56%) CBAP
5 11 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.27%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.13%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.13%) ACCA
7 8 (1.13%) CIMA
8 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.71%) MCSE
10 4 (0.57%) CCNA
10 4 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.42%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.42%) CISSP
11 3 (0.42%) MCP
11 3 (0.42%) PMP
11 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.81%) QA
2 14 (1.98%) SLA
3 12 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.57%) COBIT
5 2 (0.28%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) P3O
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.14%) GMP
6 1 (0.14%) GxP
System Software
1 45 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 27 (3.82%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.99%) Netcool
3 5 (0.71%) SCCM
4 3 (0.42%) SCOM
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 75 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.94%) Oracle
3 34 (4.81%) SAP
4 21 (2.97%) Remedy
5 18 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (2.26%) Cisco
7 14 (1.98%) Business Objects
8 10 (1.41%) Sitecore
9 9 (1.27%) Citrix
10 8 (1.13%) HP
10 8 (1.13%) IBM
10 8 (1.13%) Informatica
11 6 (0.85%) Dell
11 6 (0.85%) BMC
11 6 (0.85%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.85%) VMware
12 5 (0.71%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.71%) Cognos
12 5 (0.71%) Infovista
12 5 (0.71%) Cramer
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