The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 91 82 101
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 48 47 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.62% 1.66% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.24% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% -67.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.94 £17.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.39% -43.33%
Data Analysis
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2068 2095 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.61% 73.90% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 1094 642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £165.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 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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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 -1 22 £363 -19.44% 3
Slough - 8 £188 -
Bracknell +5 5 - -
Maidenhead +9 2 £190 +16.92%
Thatcham - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Data Analysis
South East

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 34 (42.50%) SQL
2 27 (33.75%) Data Modelling
2 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
3 23 (28.75%) MS Excel
4 21 (26.25%) Finance
5 20 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 18 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (21.25%) Degree
8 13 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (15.00%) Project Management
9 12 (15.00%) Validation
9 12 (15.00%) Migration
10 11 (13.75%) MS Office
11 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (12.50%) Data Migration
12 9 (11.25%) Analytics
12 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.25%) Oracle
12 9 (11.25%) ETL
13 8 (10.00%) PL/SQL
13 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (10.00%) Data Management
13 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database
13 8 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
14 7 (8.75%) Data Architecture
14 7 (8.75%) Master Data Management
14 7 (8.75%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (8.75%) GIS
14 7 (8.75%) ArcGIS
14 7 (8.75%) Mapinfo

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 7 (8.75%) ArcGIS
2 4 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (28.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.75%) MS Office
3 6 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.75%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.25%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.25%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
1 2 (2.50%) Force.com
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) 4G
1 2 (2.50%) 2G
2 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.25%) FTP
2 1 (1.25%) 3G
2 1 (1.25%) MVNO
2 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.50%) DB2
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (1.25%) ActiveReports
7 1 (1.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 20 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (51.25%) Analyst
2 17 (21.25%) Data Analyst
3 8 (10.00%) Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Senior Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Data Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Coordinator
7 4 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Software Licensing Specialist
7 4 (5.00%) Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Report Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Information Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) NHS Information Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Microstrategy Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Data Migration Consultant
9 2 (2.50%) CRM Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com Administrator
9 2 (2.50%) Consultant
9 2 (2.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) HTML
2 4 (5.00%) .NET
3 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.75%) CSS
4 2 (2.50%) Mason
4 2 (2.50%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) GIS
3 4 (5.00%) NHS
3 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) Open Source
4 3 (3.75%) Informatics
5 2 (2.50%) Copywriting
5 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.50%) Social Media
5 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.50%) PMI
6 1 (1.25%) EPoS
6 1 (1.25%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Data Modelling
2 13 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (15.00%) Project Management
3 12 (15.00%) Validation
3 12 (15.00%) Migration
4 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 9 (11.25%) Analytics
5 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.25%) ETL
6 8 (10.00%) Data Management
6 8 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (8.75%) Data Architecture
7 7 (8.75%) Master Data Management
7 7 (8.75%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.25%) Data Transformation
10 4 (5.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (42.50%) SQL
2 8 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (8.75%) MATLAB
4 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.25%) Java
6 3 (3.75%) C#
7 2 (2.50%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) PMP
4 1 (1.25%) CIPD
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) Mapinfo
4 6 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (6.25%) Informatica
6 4 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (5.00%) Business Objects
7 3 (3.75%) Adobe
8 1 (1.25%) Google
8 1 (1.25%) Cognos
8 1 (1.25%) Facebook
8 1 (1.25%) Twitter
8 1 (1.25%) Hitwise