The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 306 395 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.13% 14.13% 14.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.05% 15.26% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 225 225
Median daily rate £375 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £39.00 £25.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
2344 2588 2502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.91% 92.59% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1348 1257
Median daily rate £400 £380 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 84 94
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.75 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 106 £360 +1.40% 15
Bracknell -5 34 £425 +57.40% 7
Slough +2 29 £350 +7.27% 10
Maidenhead +4 15 £373 +52.04% 3
Newbury +6 13 £400 +16.78% 4
Wokingham -2 6 £325 +30.00%
Windsor -3 2 £550 +48.64% 1
Analyst
South East

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 131 (20.22%) Finance
2 125 (19.29%) Telecoms
3 100 (15.43%) Business Analysis
4 98 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (14.20%) SQL
6 84 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 74 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
8 71 (10.96%) MS Excel
9 66 (10.19%) Degree
10 62 (9.57%) Microsoft
11 60 (9.26%) Data Analysis
12 56 (8.64%) ITIL
13 54 (8.33%) Project Management
14 50 (7.72%) SAP
15 47 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
16 46 (7.10%) Waterfall
17 45 (6.94%) Migration
18 43 (6.64%) Windows
18 43 (6.64%) Security Cleared
19 42 (6.48%) Analytics
20 41 (6.33%) CRM
20 41 (6.33%) MS Office
21 40 (6.17%) Marketing
22 35 (5.40%) CISSP
23 34 (5.25%) Data Protection
24 33 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
24 33 (5.09%) SharePoint
25 32 (4.94%) SIEM
26 30 (4.63%) Management Information System
26 30 (4.63%) Retail

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (5.09%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.16%) IIS
3 9 (1.39%) SAS
4 5 (0.77%) CMS
5 4 (0.62%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.31%) Apache
7 2 (0.31%) Documentum
7 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.15%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.15%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 71 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 41 (6.33%) MS Office
3 21 (3.24%) MS Visio
4 20 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.31%) MS Project
6 8 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.39%) HFM
2 9 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.93%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.77%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.77%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.62%) CA PPM
5 4 (0.62%) SAP CCM
6 3 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.46%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.46%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 2 (0.31%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.70%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (1.23%) Office 365
2 8 (1.23%) SaaS
3 3 (0.46%) Scribe Online
4 2 (0.31%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.31%) Taleo
5 1 (0.15%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 24 (3.70%) Firewall
3 16 (2.47%) DNS
4 15 (2.31%) LAN
5 14 (2.16%) TCP/IP
6 13 (2.01%) Internet
7 12 (1.85%) WAN
8 10 (1.54%) SSL
9 9 (1.39%) FTP
10 6 (0.93%) NetScaler
10 6 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (0.77%) WLAN
11 5 (0.77%) ZigBee
12 4 (0.62%) SAN
12 4 (0.62%) VPN
12 4 (0.62%) Wireless
13 3 (0.46%) 802.15
13 3 (0.46%) H.323
13 3 (0.46%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.16%) Oracle BI EE
3 12 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (1.54%) MS Access
5 6 (0.93%) Big Data
6 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.62%) DB2
8 3 (0.46%) MySQL
8 3 (0.46%) OLAP
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.46%) Power BI
9 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.31%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.31%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.23%) SoapUI
2 7 (1.08%) Selenium
3 6 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.93%) WebDriver
4 5 (0.77%) SpecFlow
4 5 (0.77%) Toad
5 4 (0.62%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.46%) Introscope
6 3 (0.46%) JProfiler
7 2 (0.31%) JIRA
7 2 (0.31%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.15%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.15%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 131 (20.22%) Finance
2 125 (19.29%) Telecoms
3 40 (6.17%) Marketing
4 30 (4.63%) Retail
5 20 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.31%) Legal
7 8 (1.23%) Advertising
7 8 (1.23%) Electronics
8 7 (1.08%) Banking
9 6 (0.93%) Automotive
9 6 (0.93%) Billing
10 5 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.62%) French Language
11 4 (0.62%) German Language
11 4 (0.62%) Publishing
12 3 (0.46%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.31%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.54%) XML
2 8 (1.23%) SOAP
3 6 (0.93%) Web Services
4 5 (0.77%) Gherkin
5 4 (0.62%) .NET
5 4 (0.62%) Middleware
6 3 (0.46%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.31%) ActiveX
7 2 (0.31%) Flash
7 2 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.31%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.15%) ODBC
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.15%) REST
8 1 (0.15%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 74 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.93%) Smart Meter
4 12 (1.85%) Data Extraction
5 11 (1.70%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.70%) Visualisation
6 10 (1.54%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.39%) CMDB
7 9 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.39%) User Experience
8 7 (1.08%) Statistics
9 6 (0.93%) Blackberry
9 6 (0.93%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (0.77%) Replication
11 4 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.62%) Life Science
12 3 (0.46%) CESG
12 3 (0.46%) NHS
12 3 (0.46%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (6.64%) Windows
2 23 (3.55%) Unix
3 16 (2.47%) Linux
4 14 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 13 (2.01%) Windows XP
6 12 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.70%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.77%) Solaris
10 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.31%) Android
11 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.31%) NetWare
11 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.31%) zOS
12 1 (0.15%) VMS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (15.43%) Business Analysis
2 98 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (9.26%) Data Analysis
5 56 (8.64%) ITIL
6 54 (8.33%) Project Management
7 47 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (7.10%) Waterfall
9 45 (6.94%) Migration
10 42 (6.48%) Analytics
11 41 (6.33%) CRM
12 34 (5.25%) Data Protection
13 33 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (4.94%) SIEM
15 29 (4.48%) User Stories
16 28 (4.32%) Test Scripting
17 27 (4.17%) Use Case
18 24 (3.70%) Change Management
19 22 (3.40%) Business Process Mapping
19 22 (3.40%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 92 (14.20%) SQL
2 15 (2.31%) VB
3 13 (2.01%) Java
4 10 (1.54%) C#
5 8 (1.23%) VBA
6 6 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.77%) Python
8 4 (0.62%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.46%) C++
9 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.31%) COBOL
10 2 (0.31%) Korn
10 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.31%) R
10 2 (0.31%) Ruby
10 2 (0.31%) VB6
10 2 (0.31%) VBScript
11 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.15%) sed
Qualifications
1 66 (10.19%) Degree
2 43 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 35 (5.40%) CISSP
4 26 (4.01%) SC Cleared
5 24 (3.70%) ISEB
6 17 (2.62%) ACCA
7 16 (2.47%) CIMA
8 15 (2.31%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.54%) CBAP
10 9 (1.39%) CEH
10 9 (1.39%) GCIA
10 9 (1.39%) GCIH
11 8 (1.23%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.77%) CISA
12 5 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.62%) CCNA
13 4 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.46%) CISM
14 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 16 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.16%) QA
4 12 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.54%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.62%) SLA
7 3 (0.46%) FedRAMP
7 3 (0.46%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.31%) COBIT
8 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.15%) GxP
9 1 (0.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 28 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.93%) UAG
3 5 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.62%) Firmware
5 3 (0.46%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.39%) RSA Security Analytics
3 5 (0.77%) ArcSight ESM
4 4 (0.62%) SCCM
5 3 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.46%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (0.46%) nmon
5 3 (0.46%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.31%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.31%) WSUS
7 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.15%) Endace
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Netcool
7 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 62 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 50 (7.72%) SAP
3 29 (4.48%) Oracle
4 24 (3.70%) HP
4 24 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (2.93%) Hyperion
6 15 (2.31%) Remedy
7 13 (2.01%) ArcSight
7 13 (2.01%) Cisco
8 11 (1.70%) BMC
9 10 (1.54%) Splunk
10 9 (1.39%) NetWitness
11 7 (1.08%) Citrix
12 6 (0.93%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.93%) Symantec
12 6 (0.93%) VMware
13 5 (0.77%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.77%) Huawei
13 5 (0.77%) Marketo
13 5 (0.77%) Qualys
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