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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 364 417 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.95% 15.32% 12.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.53% 17.06% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 237 124
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£365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £199 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 20
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.95 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £118.15 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
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
2505 2445 2003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.11% 89.82% 91.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1254 1274 791
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 104 141
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.72 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £57.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 0 109 £360 +2.85% 41
Bracknell +3 60 £225 -28.34% 10
Slough -6 26 £328 -0.75% 8
Newbury -11 17 £400 +0.06% 4
Maidenhead -3 11 £365 +30.35% 9
Windsor -5 3 £370 +13.84%
Wokingham -1 1 £250 +11.11%
Thatcham - 1 £163 - 2
Hungerford - - - -
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 158 (22.97%) Telecoms
2 149 (21.66%) Finance
3 106 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (13.66%) SQL
5 89 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 87 (12.65%) Business Analysis
7 70 (10.17%) Microsoft
8 65 (9.45%) Windows
9 63 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
10 51 (7.41%) MS Excel
11 50 (7.27%) ITIL
12 46 (6.69%) SQL Server
12 46 (6.69%) Scrum
12 46 (6.69%) Security Cleared
13 45 (6.54%) MS Office
14 44 (6.40%) Retail
15 43 (6.25%) Oracle
15 43 (6.25%) CRM
15 43 (6.25%) E-Commerce
15 43 (6.25%) Project Management
16 40 (5.81%) Active Directory
17 39 (5.67%) Data Modelling
17 39 (5.67%) Java
17 39 (5.67%) Data Analysis
18 37 (5.38%) Marketing
18 37 (5.38%) ISEB
19 35 (5.09%) QA
20 34 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
21 33 (4.80%) SAP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 22 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (1.74%) CMS
4 9 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (1.02%) IIS
6 6 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.87%) Confluence
7 5 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.58%) SAS
8 4 (0.58%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.58%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.44%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.15%) Apache
11 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 51 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 45 (6.54%) MS Office
3 32 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.76%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.89%) MS Project
6 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) DOC1
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.58%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.58%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.44%) BPCS
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.29%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.29%) Magento
7 1 (0.15%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.15%) Agresso
7 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.15%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.73%) SaaS
2 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.44%) Force.com
4 2 (0.29%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) Taleo
5 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.03%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (1.45%) DNS
2 10 (1.45%) Firewall
3 9 (1.31%) HTTP
4 6 (0.87%) DHCP
4 6 (0.87%) Wireless
4 6 (0.87%) 2G
4 6 (0.87%) MVNO
4 6 (0.87%) 4G
5 5 (0.73%) 3G
5 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.73%) Broadband
5 5 (0.73%) PBX
6 4 (0.58%) LAN
6 4 (0.58%) VoIP
6 4 (0.58%) FTP
6 4 (0.58%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.58%) Internet
6 4 (0.58%) Cisco ICM
6 4 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.31%) QlikView
5 9 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.16%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.16%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.87%) Star Schema
8 6 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.73%) DB2
10 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.44%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (0.44%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.44%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 30 (4.36%) JIRA
2 24 (3.49%) Selenium
3 14 (2.03%) WebDriver
4 8 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (0.87%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (0.73%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.73%) TestDirector
6 5 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.29%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.29%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.15%) LSMW
9 1 (0.15%) Maven
9 1 (0.15%) JUnit
9 1 (0.15%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.15%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
General
1 158 (22.97%) Telecoms
2 149 (21.66%) Finance
3 44 (6.40%) Retail
4 37 (5.38%) Marketing
5 28 (4.07%) Billing
6 21 (3.05%) Automotive
7 15 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.60%) Legal
9 9 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.31%) Banking
10 7 (1.02%) Electronics
11 5 (0.73%) Advertising
12 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Back Office
14 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
14 1 (0.15%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.62%) .NET
2 17 (2.47%) Web Services
3 16 (2.33%) HTML
4 10 (1.45%) XML
5 8 (1.16%) RESTful
5 8 (1.16%) CSS
6 7 (1.02%) Gherkin
7 5 (0.73%) Flash
7 5 (0.73%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.58%) SOAP
8 4 (0.58%) WSH
9 3 (0.44%) JSR 170
9 3 (0.44%) Mason
9 3 (0.44%) Visualforce
10 2 (0.29%) HTML5
10 2 (0.29%) Castle Windsor
10 2 (0.29%) CSS3
10 2 (0.29%) WCF
10 2 (0.29%) jQuery
10 2 (0.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 106 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.18%) Mobile App
4 11 (1.60%) User Experience
5 10 (1.45%) Open Source
5 10 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.31%) NHS
7 8 (1.16%) Replication
7 8 (1.16%) IVR
8 7 (1.02%) Web 2.0
8 7 (1.02%) CMDB
8 7 (1.02%) DTV
8 7 (1.02%) Informatics
9 6 (0.87%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.73%) EPoS
10 5 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.58%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.45%) Windows
2 25 (3.63%) Windows 7
3 10 (1.45%) UNIX
4 8 (1.16%) Linux
4 8 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.87%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.73%) Android
7 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.58%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 87 (12.65%) Business Analysis
4 63 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (7.27%) ITIL
6 46 (6.69%) Scrum
7 43 (6.25%) CRM
7 43 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 43 (6.25%) Project Management
8 39 (5.67%) Data Modelling
8 39 (5.67%) Data Analysis
9 34 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (4.22%) User Stories
11 28 (4.07%) Migration
12 26 (3.78%) Test Scripting
13 25 (3.63%) Use Case
13 25 (3.63%) ETL
14 23 (3.34%) Waterfall
15 22 (3.20%) Service Management
15 22 (3.20%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 94 (13.66%) SQL
2 39 (5.67%) Java
3 17 (2.47%) PL/SQL
4 11 (1.60%) C#
5 9 (1.31%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.16%) VB
7 7 (1.02%) VBA
7 7 (1.02%) Groovy
7 7 (1.02%) Scala
8 6 (0.87%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.58%) C
9 4 (0.58%) RPG IV
9 4 (0.58%) Python
9 4 (0.58%) VBScript
9 4 (0.58%) RPG
9 4 (0.58%) Perl
10 3 (0.44%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.44%) RPG/400
10 3 (0.44%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 46 (6.69%) Security Cleared
2 37 (5.38%) ISEB
3 31 (4.51%) SC Cleared
4 28 (4.07%) Degree
5 13 (1.89%) CBAP
6 12 (1.74%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.45%) ACCA
7 10 (1.45%) CIMA
8 9 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.31%) MCSE
8 9 (1.31%) VCP4
8 9 (1.31%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.16%) MCP
10 4 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.44%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.44%) CISSP
11 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.09%) QA
2 17 (2.47%) SLA
3 12 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.58%) COBIT
5 1 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 40 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.58%) vSphere
3 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 22 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.87%) Netcool
3 4 (0.58%) SCCM
4 3 (0.44%) SCOM
4 3 (0.44%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.15%) OpenView
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 70 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.25%) Oracle
3 33 (4.80%) SAP
4 19 (2.76%) Remedy
5 16 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (2.33%) Business Objects
6 14 (2.03%) Cisco
7 9 (1.31%) Citrix
7 9 (1.31%) HP
7 9 (1.31%) VMware
7 9 (1.31%) Sitecore
8 8 (1.16%) Informatica
9 6 (0.87%) Symantec
9 6 (0.87%) Dell
9 6 (0.87%) Adobe
10 5 (0.73%) IBM
10 5 (0.73%) Cognos
10 5 (0.73%) Infovista
10 5 (0.73%) BMC
10 5 (0.73%) hybris
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