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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 314 327 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.80% 12.67% 13.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.10% 13.83% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 179 169
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£361 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £218 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 23
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.11 £27.30 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
2227 2364 2769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 91.63% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1067 1004
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 92 £400 +25.00% 19
Slough +4 66 £300 -14.28% 15
Bracknell +3 43 £375 +19.52% 4
Newbury -1 12 £375 -3.22%
Maidenhead +8 10 £210 -60.00% 10
Wokingham 0 1 - - 3
Thatcham - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (23.72%) Finance
2 143 (20.31%) Telecoms
3 131 (18.61%) SQL
4 118 (16.76%) Business Analysis
5 101 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
7 97 (13.78%) ITIL
8 83 (11.79%) Windows
9 70 (9.94%) Microsoft
10 65 (9.23%) MS Excel
11 57 (8.10%) Marketing
11 57 (8.10%) Security Cleared
12 53 (7.53%) Project Management
13 51 (7.24%) Oracle
13 51 (7.24%) Degree
13 51 (7.24%) Data Analysis
14 50 (7.10%) CRM
15 46 (6.53%) ISEB
16 45 (6.39%) MS Office
16 45 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 43 (6.11%) Active Directory
17 43 (6.11%) E-Commerce
18 42 (5.97%) SC Cleared
19 41 (5.82%) SAP
20 39 (5.54%) Billing
21 38 (5.40%) SQL Server
21 38 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
22 36 (5.11%) SharePoint
22 36 (5.11%) Scrum
23 35 (4.97%) HP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 36 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.84%) WebSphere
3 16 (2.27%) IIS
4 12 (1.70%) IBM Notes
5 11 (1.56%) ArcGIS
6 9 (1.28%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.71%) CMS
9 5 (0.71%) Oracle Spatial
10 4 (0.57%) Apache
10 4 (0.57%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.43%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 65 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 45 (6.39%) MS Office
3 25 (3.55%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.41%) MS Project
6 6 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.43%) DOC1
8 2 (0.28%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.99%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.14%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.99%) SiteCatalyst
4 7 (0.99%) Remedy AR System
4 7 (0.99%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.85%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.85%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.71%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 4 (0.57%) CSG Singleview
8 3 (0.43%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.28%) Magento
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.28%) Google Apps
1 2 (0.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.56%) DNS
1 18 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.42%) 3G
3 9 (1.28%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (1.28%) WAN
4 8 (1.14%) Intranet
4 8 (1.14%) Firewall
5 7 (0.99%) HTTP
5 7 (0.99%) LAN
6 6 (0.85%) IPv6
6 6 (0.85%) DHCP
6 6 (0.85%) Network Security
7 5 (0.71%) VoIP
7 5 (0.71%) SSL
7 5 (0.71%) VPN
7 5 (0.71%) IPv4
7 5 (0.71%) Internet
7 5 (0.71%) 2G
8 4 (0.57%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.83%) Data Mining
3 20 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.99%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.70%) MS Access
6 11 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (1.28%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.85%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.85%) DB2
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.57%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.43%) Big Data
13 3 (0.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (2.41%) JIRA
2 12 (1.70%) TestDirector
3 9 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (0.85%) WinRunner
5 5 (0.71%) GDB
5 5 (0.71%) MSBuild
5 5 (0.71%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.71%) Toad
6 4 (0.57%) StarTeam
6 4 (0.57%) Introscope
6 4 (0.57%) Selenium
6 4 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.43%) JProfiler
7 3 (0.43%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (0.43%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.28%) JMeter
8 2 (0.28%) JUnit
8 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 167 (23.72%) Finance
2 143 (20.31%) Telecoms
3 57 (8.10%) Marketing
4 39 (5.54%) Billing
5 26 (3.69%) Retail
6 20 (2.84%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (1.99%) Advertising
8 14 (1.99%) Electronics
9 9 (1.28%) Banking
10 8 (1.14%) General Ledger
11 7 (0.99%) French Language
12 5 (0.71%) Legal
13 3 (0.43%) Publishing
13 3 (0.43%) Automotive
14 2 (0.28%) Local Government
14 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Law
15 1 (0.14%) Back Office
15 1 (0.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.26%) .NET
2 14 (1.99%) HTML
3 12 (1.70%) SOAP
4 10 (1.42%) J2EE
5 8 (1.14%) Middleware
5 8 (1.14%) Web Services
6 5 (0.71%) ArcObjects
6 5 (0.71%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.57%) Flash
8 3 (0.43%) REST
8 3 (0.43%) JDBC
8 3 (0.43%) XML
8 3 (0.43%) ODBC
8 3 (0.43%) MDX
8 3 (0.43%) JSON
9 2 (0.28%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.28%) LAMP
9 2 (0.28%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.28%) jQuery
10 1 (0.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 100 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.69%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.13%) NHS
4 14 (1.99%) DTV
5 13 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 13 (1.85%) Statistics
6 10 (1.42%) GIS
6 10 (1.42%) EPoS
7 9 (1.28%) Data Extraction
8 8 (1.14%) Smart Meter
9 7 (0.99%) Social Media
9 7 (0.99%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.85%) CMDB
10 6 (0.85%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.85%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.85%) Visualisation
10 6 (0.85%) User Experience
11 5 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 83 (11.79%) Windows
2 33 (4.69%) UNIX
3 28 (3.98%) Windows 7
4 22 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 19 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.85%) Linux
8 12 (1.70%) Solaris
9 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.28%) AIX
10 5 (0.71%) HPUX
11 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.57%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.43%) Android
12 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.43%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (16.76%) Business Analysis
2 101 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (13.78%) ITIL
4 53 (7.53%) Project Management
5 51 (7.24%) Data Analysis
6 50 (7.10%) CRM
7 45 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (6.11%) E-Commerce
9 38 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (5.11%) Scrum
11 35 (4.97%) PRINCE2
12 32 (4.55%) Migration
13 31 (4.40%) Service Management
14 30 (4.26%) Use Case
15 27 (3.84%) Systems Analysis
16 26 (3.69%) UML
16 26 (3.69%) User Acceptance Testing
17 25 (3.55%) Waterfall
18 24 (3.41%) User Stories
19 23 (3.27%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 131 (18.61%) SQL
2 34 (4.83%) Java
3 16 (2.27%) RPG
3 16 (2.27%) RPG IV
4 13 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 11 (1.56%) VBA
6 10 (1.42%) Perl
7 8 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 7 (0.99%) PowerShell
8 7 (0.99%) C
8 7 (0.99%) VB
9 6 (0.85%) Python
10 5 (0.71%) C#
10 5 (0.71%) Embedded C
11 4 (0.57%) C++
11 4 (0.57%) R
12 3 (0.43%) ABAP
12 3 (0.43%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.28%) Groovy
14 1 (0.14%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 57 (8.10%) Security Cleared
2 51 (7.24%) Degree
3 46 (6.53%) ISEB
4 42 (5.97%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (1.42%) MCP
9 9 (1.28%) CBAP
9 9 (1.28%) ACCA
9 9 (1.28%) CIMA
10 8 (1.14%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.14%) MCSE
11 7 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.71%) CCNA
12 5 (0.71%) CCA
13 3 (0.43%) CCNP
13 3 (0.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.40%) QA
2 29 (4.12%) SLA
3 11 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.28%) COBIT
5 2 (0.28%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.71%) XenApp
3 4 (0.57%) NFS
3 4 (0.57%) vSphere
4 3 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.42%) SCCM
3 6 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
4 5 (0.71%) Netcool
4 5 (0.71%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.71%) WMI
5 3 (0.43%) nmon
5 3 (0.43%) SCOM
6 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 70 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 51 (7.24%) Oracle
3 41 (5.82%) SAP
4 35 (4.97%) HP
5 27 (3.84%) Citrix
6 23 (3.27%) Remedy
7 18 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.13%) Business Objects
9 14 (1.99%) Cisco
10 13 (1.85%) Symantec
11 12 (1.70%) BMC
11 12 (1.70%) Lotus
12 11 (1.56%) IBM
12 11 (1.56%) ESRI
12 11 (1.56%) VMware
13 10 (1.42%) Google
14 9 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
14 9 (1.28%) Hyperion
15 8 (1.14%) LANDesk
16 7 (0.99%) ServiceNow
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