The first table below looks at the demand for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
Data Analysis
Rank 79 110 102
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 50 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 0.45% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 0.65% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 16
Average daily rate £414 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.21% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.25 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-17.43% +29.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2022 1680 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.85% 68.35% 63.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 675 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Data Analysis
South East

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analysis across the Berkshire region.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Berkshire region.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis 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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 27 £450 +33.33% 3
Bracknell +2 5 - -
Maidenhead -5 3 £163 -63.06%
Slough - - - - 1
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Data Analysis
South East

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Data Analysis also 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 that cited Data Analysis.

1 40 (50.63%) SQL
2 28 (35.44%) Data Modelling
3 26 (32.91%) ETL
4 25 (31.65%) Data Management
5 24 (30.38%) Migration
5 24 (30.38%) Data Cleansing
6 23 (29.11%) Data Migration
7 22 (27.85%) Finance
8 18 (22.78%) Data Architecture
9 16 (20.25%) Management Information System
9 16 (20.25%) Degree
9 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
9 16 (20.25%) Master Data Management
10 14 (17.72%) Informatica
10 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
11 13 (16.46%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
13 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
13 10 (12.66%) Billing
13 10 (12.66%) Marketing
14 9 (11.39%) Business Analysis
14 9 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (8.86%) Analytics
16 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (7.59%) Business Objects
16 6 (7.59%) Information Management
16 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
17 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (6.33%) Oracle
17 5 (6.33%) NHS

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Data Analysis also 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 that cited Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) SAS
2 1 (1.27%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.53%) PowerPivot
4 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.27%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.27%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) 3G
2 1 (1.27%) ATM
2 1 (1.27%) SMS
2 1 (1.27%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.06%) MS Access
4 4 (5.06%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.80%) MySQL
5 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (2.53%) QlikView
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.27%) OLAP
7 1 (1.27%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.27%) ERwin
General
1 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
3 10 (12.66%) Billing
3 10 (12.66%) Marketing
4 4 (5.06%) Retail
5 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
6 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (46.84%) Analyst
2 17 (21.52%) Data Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) Data Manager
4 11 (13.92%) Business Analyst
5 10 (12.66%) Data Migration Manager
6 8 (10.13%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Data Migration Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Programme Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Network Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Report Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Integration Architect
11 2 (2.53%) Network Performance Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Data Consultant
11 2 (2.53%) Financial Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Designer
11 2 (2.53%) Consultant
11 2 (2.53%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) JRules
2 1 (1.27%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.33%) NHS
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Exalytics
3 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Neural Network
4 1 (1.27%) SCORM
4 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.27%) Social Media
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) UNIX
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Data Modelling
2 26 (32.91%) ETL
3 25 (31.65%) Data Management
4 24 (30.38%) Migration
4 24 (30.38%) Data Cleansing
5 23 (29.11%) Data Migration
6 18 (22.78%) Data Architecture
7 16 (20.25%) Master Data Management
8 13 (16.46%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (11.39%) Business Analysis
10 7 (8.86%) Analytics
11 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.59%) Information Management
12 4 (5.06%) Data Mapping
12 4 (5.06%) Statistical Analysis
13 3 (3.80%) Validation
13 3 (3.80%) Change Management
13 3 (3.80%) Performance Management
13 3 (3.80%) Software Architecture
13 3 (3.80%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.63%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.27%) Korn
4 1 (1.27%) VB
4 1 (1.27%) C
4 1 (1.27%) Perl
4 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Informatica
3 6 (7.59%) Business Objects
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle
4 5 (6.33%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.06%) hybris
6 3 (3.80%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.53%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) Netezza
8 1 (1.27%) Omniture
8 1 (1.27%) DataFlux
8 1 (1.27%) Docent
8 1 (1.27%) Cognos
8 1 (1.27%) Progress
8 1 (1.27%) IBM
8 1 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.27%) Nokia
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.27%) CODA
8 1 (1.27%) Greenplum