The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 453 301 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.87% 12.25% 11.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.61% 13.38% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 155 162
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 21 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Analyst
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 129 £304 -7.95% 16
Slough +10 76 £375 +20.96% 10
Bracknell +8 44 £314 +2.11% 1
Maidenhead +7 24 £280 +15.46% 3
Newbury +1 19 £400 +1.58% 6
Wokingham +1 2 £225 -18.18% 1
Hungerford - - - - 1
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 180 (23.32%) SQL
2 178 (23.06%) Finance
3 152 (19.69%) Telecoms
4 111 (14.38%) Windows
5 107 (13.86%) MS Excel
6 106 (13.73%) Microsoft
7 92 (11.92%) Business Analysis
8 83 (10.75%) CRM
9 81 (10.49%) Marketing
10 76 (9.84%) Oracle
11 73 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
12 72 (9.33%) MS Office
13 71 (9.20%) ITIL
14 69 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
15 68 (8.81%) Degree
16 58 (7.51%) E-Commerce
17 57 (7.38%) SQL Server
18 56 (7.25%) SAP
19 54 (6.99%) Use Case
20 53 (6.87%) Migration
21 52 (6.74%) Security Cleared
22 51 (6.61%) Windows 7
22 51 (6.61%) Project Management
23 48 (6.22%) ISEB
24 45 (5.83%) Active Directory
25 43 (5.57%) SC Cleared
26 41 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
26 41 (5.31%) .NET
26 41 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
27 40 (5.18%) UML

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (1.42%) IIS
5 6 (0.78%) Documentum
5 6 (0.78%) CMS
5 6 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.52%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.26%) Commerce Server
9 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.26%) SAS
9 2 (0.26%) Magnolia
9 2 (0.26%) Lync
10 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 107 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 72 (9.33%) MS Office
3 27 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.81%) MS Project
6 9 (1.17%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 15 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.78%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.78%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.52%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.26%) Magento
6 2 (0.26%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.13%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP ECC
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.52%) SaaS
2 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.13%) Force.com
3 1 (0.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.50%) VPN
2 15 (1.94%) LAN
3 13 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.68%) Firewall
4 10 (1.30%) 3G
4 10 (1.30%) FTP
5 9 (1.17%) DHCP
5 9 (1.17%) VoIP
6 7 (0.91%) VLAN
7 6 (0.78%) WAN
7 6 (0.78%) 4G
8 5 (0.65%) DNS
8 5 (0.65%) Internet
9 4 (0.52%) SS7
9 4 (0.52%) 2G
9 4 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (0.52%) Network Security
10 3 (0.39%) SIGTRAN
10 3 (0.39%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.68%) Data Mining
6 12 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (1.42%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.42%) DB2
8 10 (1.30%) MS Access
8 10 (1.30%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.65%) QlikView
12 5 (0.65%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (0.65%) Star Schema
12 5 (0.65%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.65%) DataStage
12 5 (0.65%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (2.20%) Selenium
2 15 (1.94%) TestDirector
3 14 (1.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.30%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.04%) WinRunner
6 8 (1.04%) WebDriver
7 7 (0.91%) JIRA
7 7 (0.91%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.78%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.65%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.52%) StarTeam
11 3 (0.39%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (0.39%) Rational Rose
12 2 (0.26%) ERwin
12 2 (0.26%) Ant
12 2 (0.26%) Introscope
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 178 (23.06%) Finance
2 152 (19.69%) Telecoms
3 81 (10.49%) Marketing
4 33 (4.27%) Retail
5 29 (3.76%) Billing
6 21 (2.72%) Banking
7 14 (1.81%) Games
8 13 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.68%) Advertising
9 11 (1.42%) Legal
10 8 (1.04%) Publishing
10 8 (1.04%) French Language
11 7 (0.91%) Automotive
11 7 (0.91%) Electronics
11 7 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.39%) Law
13 2 (0.26%) Back Office
13 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.31%) .NET
2 20 (2.59%) HTML
3 13 (1.68%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.17%) Web Services
5 7 (0.91%) J2EE
5 7 (0.91%) XML
6 5 (0.65%) WCF
6 5 (0.65%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.65%) MDX
6 5 (0.65%) SOAP
7 4 (0.52%) Middleware
8 3 (0.39%) CSS
9 2 (0.26%) XHTML
9 2 (0.26%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.13%) jQuery
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Streams
10 1 (0.13%) Dojo
10 1 (0.13%) WPF
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (2.98%) Mobile App
2 20 (2.59%) Replication
3 18 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.20%) Blackberry
5 13 (1.68%) Statistics
6 10 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.17%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.17%) NHS
8 8 (1.04%) Clustering
8 8 (1.04%) Data Extraction
8 8 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.78%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.65%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.65%) VLE
10 5 (0.65%) DTV
11 3 (0.39%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.39%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.39%) Kindle
11 3 (0.39%) Economics
11 3 (0.39%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 111 (14.38%) Windows
2 51 (6.61%) Windows 7
3 31 (4.02%) Windows XP
4 30 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (3.50%) UNIX
7 19 (2.46%) AIX
8 14 (1.81%) Linux
9 10 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.04%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.78%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.65%) Android
12 5 (0.65%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.52%) Solaris
14 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.26%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (11.92%) Business Analysis
2 83 (10.75%) CRM
3 73 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
4 71 (9.20%) ITIL
5 69 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (7.51%) E-Commerce
7 54 (6.99%) Use Case
8 53 (6.87%) Migration
9 51 (6.61%) Project Management
10 41 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (5.18%) UML
12 37 (4.79%) Data Analysis
12 37 (4.79%) Systems Analysis
12 37 (4.79%) Test Scripting
13 36 (4.66%) Data Modelling
14 33 (4.27%) Analytics
15 31 (4.02%) Data Management
16 27 (3.50%) ETL
17 23 (2.98%) Service Management
17 23 (2.98%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 180 (23.32%) SQL
2 25 (3.24%) Java
2 25 (3.24%) C#
3 23 (2.98%) VBA
4 15 (1.94%) PL/SQL
5 13 (1.68%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.68%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.17%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.04%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.04%) VBScript
7 8 (1.04%) VB
8 7 (0.91%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.65%) Perl
10 3 (0.39%) R
10 3 (0.39%) VB6
10 3 (0.39%) C
11 2 (0.26%) C++
11 2 (0.26%) ABAP
12 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 68 (8.81%) Degree
2 52 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 48 (6.22%) ISEB
4 43 (5.57%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.94%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.04%) MCSE
8 6 (0.78%) ACCA
8 6 (0.78%) CIMA
8 6 (0.78%) MCSA
9 5 (0.65%) CBAP
9 5 (0.65%) HNC
9 5 (0.65%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.39%) CISSP
11 3 (0.39%) CCNP
11 3 (0.39%) CISM
12 2 (0.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.20%) QA
2 16 (2.07%) SLA
3 11 (1.42%) GxP
4 9 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) COREP
8 1 (0.13%) FINREP
System Software
1 45 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (0.78%) XenApp
5 2 (0.26%) NFS
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) vSphere
6 1 (0.13%) NDS
Systems Management
1 25 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (2.46%) SCCM
3 10 (1.30%) Netcool
4 8 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (1.04%) Tivoli
4 8 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (0.91%) WSUS
6 5 (0.65%) SCOM
6 5 (0.65%) HP UCMDB
6 5 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.52%) WMI
8 2 (0.26%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.13%) nmon
9 1 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.13%) Nessus
9 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.13%) OpenView
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 106 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 76 (9.84%) Oracle
3 56 (7.25%) SAP
4 28 (3.63%) Citrix
4 28 (3.63%) Business Objects
5 24 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
6 23 (2.98%) VMware
7 22 (2.85%) Remedy
8 17 (2.20%) HP
8 17 (2.20%) Cisco
9 14 (1.81%) McAfee
9 14 (1.81%) Cognos
9 14 (1.81%) MobileIron
10 13 (1.68%) Siebel
11 12 (1.55%) IBM
12 9 (1.17%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.04%) Apple
13 8 (1.04%) Veritas
13 8 (1.04%) Teradata
13 8 (1.04%) SolarWinds
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