The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 98 114 131
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 25 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 0.66% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.72% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 7
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£375 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £410 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +23.07%
Senior 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
2227 2364 2769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 91.63% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1067 1004
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Senior Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Slough +1 11 £350 -17.64% 3
Reading +22 9 £438 +38.88% 3
Maidenhead +3 1 - - 1
Bracknell 0 1 £375 +0.67%
Thatcham - - - -
Senior Analyst
South East

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title.

1 19 (39.58%) Telecoms
2 17 (35.42%) Business Analysis
3 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.00%) Advertising
5 10 (20.83%) Degree
5 10 (20.83%) Scrum
5 10 (20.83%) SQL
6 9 (18.75%) Finance
7 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
7 7 (14.58%) ITIL
8 6 (12.50%) UNIX
8 6 (12.50%) Java
8 6 (12.50%) Oracle
9 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.42%) .NET
9 5 (10.42%) Remedy
9 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (8.33%) ISEB
10 4 (8.33%) NHS
10 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.33%) Perl
10 4 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (8.33%) CRM
10 4 (8.33%) Data Mining
10 4 (8.33%) ETL
10 4 (8.33%) Service Management
10 4 (8.33%) GIS
10 4 (8.33%) ESRI
10 4 (8.33%) ArcGIS

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) ArcGIS
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
2 2 (4.17%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.17%) DataStage
3 2 (4.17%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) TestDirector
2 2 (4.17%) Toad
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.08%) WinRunner
General
1 19 (39.58%) Telecoms
2 12 (25.00%) Advertising
3 9 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.17%) Publishing
5 2 (4.17%) Billing
6 1 (2.08%) Automotive
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) ArcObjects
3 3 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) NHS
2 4 (8.33%) GIS
2 4 (8.33%) Statistics
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) Home Automation
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) iSeries
5 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Solaris
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Business Analysis
2 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.83%) Scrum
4 7 (14.58%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.33%) CRM
6 4 (8.33%) ETL
6 4 (8.33%) Service Management
6 4 (8.33%) Validation
6 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Data Validation
6 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.25%) Fault Management
7 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.25%) Change Management
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma
8 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.17%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) Perl
4 3 (6.25%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.17%) RPG
5 2 (4.17%) RPG IV
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) JNCIA
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.25%) CCNA
3 3 (6.25%) RHCE
4 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.17%) ACCA
4 2 (4.17%) CIMA
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) CRISC
5 1 (2.08%) CISM
5 1 (2.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) NFS
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Remedy
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) ESRI
4 3 (6.25%) Redknee
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) Citrix
4 3 (6.25%) Sun
4 3 (6.25%) Juniper
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) Comverse
5 1 (2.08%) Unisys
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) CODA
5 1 (2.08%) CA
5 1 (2.08%) Avaya