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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 338 294 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.74% 11.71% 12.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.33% 12.74% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 147 132
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £207 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 26
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.88 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -6.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £22.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
2358 2307 2424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.88% 91.91% 91.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1255 1157 969
Average daily rate £380 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 83 114
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £30.00 £38.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 0 93 £350 - 33
Slough +5 69 £308 -4.65% 17
Bracknell +3 35 £300 +20.00%
Maidenhead +4 18 £213 -7.60% 4
Newbury -5 11 £373 -0.66% 6
Windsor +4 6 - - 3
Wokingham +1 1 - - 1
Hungerford - - - - 2
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 163 (25.15%) Finance
2 149 (22.99%) Telecoms
3 122 (18.83%) SQL
4 113 (17.44%) Business Analysis
5 95 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
6 94 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (12.04%) ITIL
8 67 (10.34%) Windows
9 64 (9.88%) Microsoft
10 58 (8.95%) MS Excel
11 51 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 49 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (7.41%) MS Office
14 45 (6.94%) SQL Server
14 45 (6.94%) E-Commerce
15 44 (6.79%) Oracle
15 44 (6.79%) CRM
15 44 (6.79%) Scrum
16 43 (6.64%) Active Directory
16 43 (6.64%) Project Management
17 40 (6.17%) ISEB
17 40 (6.17%) Marketing
17 40 (6.17%) Degree
18 38 (5.86%) Security Cleared
19 37 (5.71%) Billing
19 37 (5.71%) QA
19 37 (5.71%) Service Management
20 32 (4.94%) Java
21 31 (4.78%) SAP
21 31 (4.78%) Data Analysis

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 22 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 15 (2.31%) IIS
4 7 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.08%) IBM Notes
4 7 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
4 7 (1.08%) ArcGIS
5 6 (0.93%) GlassFish
5 6 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.77%) SAS
6 5 (0.77%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.77%) Apache
6 5 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.62%) CMS
8 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.46%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.31%) Commerce Server
9 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.15%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 58 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 48 (7.41%) MS Office
3 24 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 20 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (2.47%) MS Project
6 5 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.31%) DOC1
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.77%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.62%) CSG Singleview
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.31%) Magento
7 2 (0.31%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.31%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.15%) BPCS
8 1 (0.15%) Agresso
8 1 (0.15%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.15%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.93%) SaaS
2 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.46%) Force.com
3 2 (0.31%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.47%) DNS
2 14 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.70%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (1.54%) Firewall
5 7 (1.08%) HTTP
6 6 (0.93%) Internet
6 6 (0.93%) WAN
6 6 (0.93%) DHCP
7 5 (0.77%) Intranet
8 4 (0.62%) MVNO
8 4 (0.62%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.62%) Wireless
8 4 (0.62%) LAN
8 4 (0.62%) FTP
8 4 (0.62%) SSL
9 3 (0.46%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.46%) 2G
9 3 (0.46%) IPv6
9 3 (0.46%) VPN
9 3 (0.46%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.85%) Data Mining
4 11 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.70%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.23%) QlikView
6 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.93%) DB2
8 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.77%) DataStage
9 5 (0.77%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.77%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (3.24%) JIRA
2 10 (1.54%) Selenium
3 8 (1.23%) TestDirector
4 6 (0.93%) WebDriver
5 5 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.77%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.77%) MSBuild
6 4 (0.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (0.62%) GDB
6 4 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.31%) Toad
8 1 (0.15%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.15%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.15%) LSMW
8 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.15%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
General
1 163 (25.15%) Finance
2 149 (22.99%) Telecoms
3 40 (6.17%) Marketing
4 37 (5.71%) Billing
5 31 (4.78%) Retail
6 24 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.01%) Electronics
7 13 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.70%) Legal
8 11 (1.70%) Advertising
9 9 (1.39%) Banking
10 7 (1.08%) French Language
11 4 (0.62%) Automotive
11 4 (0.62%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Publishing
13 2 (0.31%) Local Government
13 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.62%) .NET
2 13 (2.01%) Web Services
3 10 (1.54%) HTML
4 6 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.77%) CSS
5 5 (0.77%) Flash
5 5 (0.77%) RESTful
6 4 (0.62%) SOAP
7 3 (0.46%) XML
7 3 (0.46%) jQuery
7 3 (0.46%) Mason
7 3 (0.46%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.31%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (0.31%) REST
8 2 (0.31%) WCF
8 2 (0.31%) Middleware
8 2 (0.31%) XSLT
8 2 (0.31%) LAMP
8 2 (0.31%) JSON
9 1 (0.15%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 95 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.09%) Mobile App
2 20 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.01%) DTV
4 10 (1.54%) NHS
5 9 (1.39%) User Experience
6 8 (1.23%) Open Source
7 6 (0.93%) Data Extraction
7 6 (0.93%) CMDB
7 6 (0.93%) GIS
7 6 (0.93%) Statistics
7 6 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.77%) Web 2.0
8 5 (0.77%) CLARiiON
8 5 (0.77%) iPad
9 4 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.62%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.62%) Informatics
10 3 (0.46%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 67 (10.34%) Windows
2 21 (3.24%) Windows 7
3 19 (2.93%) UNIX
4 18 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (2.47%) Windows XP
6 12 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.54%) Linux
8 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.08%) Solaris
10 5 (0.77%) HPUX
10 5 (0.77%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.62%) Android
12 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.31%) AIX
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (17.44%) Business Analysis
2 94 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (12.04%) ITIL
4 51 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (6.94%) E-Commerce
7 44 (6.79%) CRM
7 44 (6.79%) Scrum
8 43 (6.64%) Project Management
9 37 (5.71%) Service Management
10 31 (4.78%) Data Analysis
11 29 (4.48%) Migration
11 29 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (4.17%) User Stories
13 25 (3.86%) Waterfall
14 24 (3.70%) PRINCE2
15 22 (3.40%) Data Modelling
15 22 (3.40%) Service Delivery
16 21 (3.24%) Validation
16 21 (3.24%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 122 (18.83%) SQL
2 32 (4.94%) Java
3 14 (2.16%) RPG IV
3 14 (2.16%) RPG
4 12 (1.85%) PL/SQL
5 10 (1.54%) VBA
6 9 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.08%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.93%) Perl
8 6 (0.93%) C
8 6 (0.93%) C#
9 5 (0.77%) Groovy
9 5 (0.77%) Scala
10 4 (0.62%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.62%) Embedded C
11 3 (0.46%) VB
11 3 (0.46%) Python
11 3 (0.46%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.31%) ABAP
12 2 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (6.17%) ISEB
1 40 (6.17%) Degree
2 38 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (2.01%) MCP
4 13 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.70%) ACCA
5 11 (1.70%) CIMA
5 11 (1.70%) CBAP
6 10 (1.54%) MCSE
7 9 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.93%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.62%) CCNA
11 3 (0.46%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.46%) CISSP
11 3 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.71%) QA
2 19 (2.93%) SLA
3 16 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.93%) COBIT
5 4 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.46%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) P3O
7 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (6.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.77%) XenApp
2 5 (0.77%) vSphere
3 3 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.46%) NFS
3 3 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.15%) Firmware
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.08%) SCCM
3 5 (0.77%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.62%) Netcool
5 2 (0.31%) SCOM
6 1 (0.15%) WMI
6 1 (0.15%) OpenView
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.15%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 64 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.79%) Oracle
3 31 (4.78%) SAP
4 26 (4.01%) HP
5 19 (2.93%) Business Objects
6 15 (2.31%) Citrix
7 10 (1.54%) Symantec
7 10 (1.54%) Cisco
7 10 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
8 9 (1.39%) Remedy
9 8 (1.23%) LANDesk
9 8 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.23%) IBM
9 8 (1.23%) Adobe
10 7 (1.08%) Lotus
10 7 (1.08%) ESRI
10 7 (1.08%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.93%) VMware
12 5 (0.77%) Tripwire
12 5 (0.77%) Sun
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