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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 365 390 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.05% 15.28% 12.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.84% 17.06% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 228 156
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £425 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 12
Average hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.25 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £22.70 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
2167 2286 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.36% 89.54% 91.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 1114 909
Average daily rate £398 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 72 113
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +3 129 £350 +12.90% 31
Bracknell +4 47 £270 -12.05% 4
Slough -1 40 £313 -8.08% 14
Newbury +11 23 £363 -9.65% 6
Maidenhead 0 19 £245 +28.94% 9
Windsor -1 3 - -
Thatcham - 3 £370 - 2
Wokingham +2 2 - - 2
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 165 (22.42%) Telecoms
2 124 (16.85%) Finance
3 114 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 98 (13.32%) SQL
6 95 (12.91%) Microsoft
7 88 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (11.01%) Business Analysis
9 69 (9.38%) MS Excel
10 68 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
11 63 (8.56%) Windows
12 61 (8.29%) MS Office
13 56 (7.61%) Project Management
14 50 (6.79%) Security Cleared
15 49 (6.66%) CRM
16 45 (6.11%) ITIL
17 44 (5.98%) E-Commerce
17 44 (5.98%) Migration
18 43 (5.84%) SQL Server
19 42 (5.71%) Active Directory
19 42 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
20 41 (5.57%) Data Analysis
21 39 (5.30%) Retail
21 39 (5.30%) Marketing
22 38 (5.16%) SC Cleared
23 36 (4.89%) Windows 7
23 36 (4.89%) SDLC
23 36 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
23 36 (4.89%) Oracle
24 34 (4.62%) Data Warehouse

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (2.45%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.77%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.63%) CMS
5 10 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (0.95%) SAS
7 6 (0.82%) Confluence
8 5 (0.68%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.54%) Commerce Server
10 3 (0.41%) IIS
10 3 (0.41%) Apache
10 3 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.27%) Lync
11 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.27%) Smallworld
12 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 69 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 61 (8.29%) MS Office
3 36 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.95%) MS Project
6 4 (0.54%) SPSS
7 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.27%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.14%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 13 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.82%) BPCS
3 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.54%) BusinessWare
4 3 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 3 (0.41%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.41%) HFM
4 3 (0.41%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.27%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.27%) assyst
5 2 (0.27%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.14%) Primavera
6 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.22%) Google Analytics
1 9 (1.22%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (0.82%) Office 365
3 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.54%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Taleo
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.58%) Firewall
2 10 (1.36%) VPN
3 8 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (1.09%) DNS
3 8 (1.09%) LAN
4 7 (0.95%) 4G
5 6 (0.82%) MVNO
5 6 (0.82%) Cisco ICM
5 6 (0.82%) VoIP
5 6 (0.82%) HTTP
5 6 (0.82%) 2G
5 6 (0.82%) 3G
6 5 (0.68%) PBX
6 5 (0.68%) Broadband
6 5 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (0.68%) LTE
7 4 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.54%) IP Telephony
7 4 (0.54%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.36%) DB2
6 8 (1.09%) QlikView
7 7 (0.95%) Data Mining
7 7 (0.95%) Star Schema
8 6 (0.82%) Data Mart
9 5 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.68%) Big Data
9 5 (0.68%) DbVisualizer
9 5 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.54%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.54%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (3.13%) Selenium
2 19 (2.58%) JIRA
3 14 (1.90%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (1.77%) WebDriver
5 12 (1.63%) SoapUI
6 10 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.22%) LoadRunner
8 8 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 5 (0.68%) Fiddler
11 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.14%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.14%) WinRunner
13 1 (0.14%) TestDirector
13 1 (0.14%) JUnit
13 1 (0.14%) Maven
13 1 (0.14%) TestComplete
13 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 165 (22.42%) Telecoms
2 124 (16.85%) Finance
3 39 (5.30%) Retail
3 39 (5.30%) Marketing
4 27 (3.67%) Billing
5 19 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 19 (2.58%) Automotive
6 10 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.22%) Back Office
8 7 (0.95%) Banking
9 5 (0.68%) Legal
10 4 (0.54%) Electronics
10 4 (0.54%) Advertising
11 3 (0.41%) French Language
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) Games
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
13 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.21%) XML
2 22 (2.99%) HTML
3 15 (2.04%) .NET
4 13 (1.77%) SOAP
5 11 (1.49%) CSS
6 8 (1.09%) Gherkin
6 8 (1.09%) WCF
6 8 (1.09%) Web Services
6 8 (1.09%) XSD
7 7 (0.95%) Flash
8 5 (0.68%) J2EE
8 5 (0.68%) RESTful
9 3 (0.41%) WSH
9 3 (0.41%) JSR 170
9 3 (0.41%) JSON
9 3 (0.41%) Ajax
10 2 (0.27%) CSS3
10 2 (0.27%) Worklight
10 2 (0.27%) HTML5
10 2 (0.27%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 114 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.58%) User Experience
4 9 (1.22%) Replication
5 8 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.09%) NHS
6 7 (0.95%) CMDB
6 7 (0.95%) IVR
6 7 (0.95%) Visualisation
7 5 (0.68%) EPoS
7 5 (0.68%) iSeries
7 5 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (0.54%) Social Media
8 4 (0.54%) Data Extraction
8 4 (0.54%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.54%) Life Science
8 4 (0.54%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 63 (8.56%) Windows
2 36 (4.89%) Windows 7
3 22 (2.99%) Linux
4 19 (2.58%) UNIX
5 9 (1.22%) AIX
6 8 (1.09%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.27%) Android
9 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.27%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 88 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (11.01%) Business Analysis
4 68 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
5 56 (7.61%) Project Management
6 49 (6.66%) CRM
7 45 (6.11%) ITIL
8 44 (5.98%) E-Commerce
8 44 (5.98%) Migration
9 42 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 41 (5.57%) Data Analysis
11 36 (4.89%) SDLC
12 34 (4.62%) Analytics
13 33 (4.48%) Test Scripting
13 33 (4.48%) Scrum
14 30 (4.08%) Use Case
15 29 (3.94%) Data Modelling
16 25 (3.40%) ETL
16 25 (3.40%) User Stories
17 22 (2.99%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 98 (13.32%) SQL
2 31 (4.21%) Java
3 14 (1.90%) C
4 13 (1.77%) C#
4 13 (1.77%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.49%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.36%) VB
7 7 (0.95%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.68%) Python
8 5 (0.68%) Perl
9 4 (0.54%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.41%) VBScript
10 3 (0.41%) Groovy
10 3 (0.41%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.41%) Scala
11 2 (0.27%) RPG/400
11 2 (0.27%) RPG IV
11 2 (0.27%) Ruby
11 2 (0.27%) RPG
11 2 (0.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (6.79%) Security Cleared
2 38 (5.16%) SC Cleared
3 29 (3.94%) ISEB
4 26 (3.53%) Degree
5 9 (1.22%) CBAP
6 8 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.68%) ACCA
9 5 (0.68%) CIMA
9 5 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.68%) CCSE
10 4 (0.54%) CCSA
10 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.54%) CCNA
10 4 (0.54%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (0.41%) MCSE
12 2 (0.27%) MCITP
12 2 (0.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.08%) QA
2 14 (1.90%) SLA
3 5 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (0.54%) GxP
5 3 (0.41%) GAAP
5 3 (0.41%) GAMP
6 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.27%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.14%) GMP
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.68%) Netcool
2 5 (0.68%) SCCM
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.27%) SCOM
4 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 95 (12.91%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.89%) Oracle
3 32 (4.35%) SAP
4 22 (2.99%) HP
4 22 (2.99%) Cisco
5 21 (2.85%) Remedy
6 15 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.90%) IBM
8 12 (1.63%) Business Objects
9 11 (1.49%) Google
9 11 (1.49%) ServiceNow
10 10 (1.36%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.36%) PeopleSoft
10 10 (1.36%) Citrix
11 9 (1.22%) Adobe
11 9 (1.22%) Omniture
12 8 (1.09%) CheckPoint
13 6 (0.82%) Ab Initio
13 6 (0.82%) VMware
13 6 (0.82%) Dell
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