The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 122 119 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.09% 11.70% 10.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.16% 13.31% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 65 36
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£355 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £225 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.40 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £44.73 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Analyst
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
927 894 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.87% 87.91% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 446 261
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 47
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.34 £175.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 45 (21.23%) Finance
2 36 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 35 (16.51%) Security Cleared
4 28 (13.21%) Windows
4 28 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (12.26%) SC Cleared
6 24 (11.32%) SQL
6 24 (11.32%) Migration
7 22 (10.38%) Data Modelling
8 21 (9.91%) MS Excel
8 21 (9.91%) MS Office
9 20 (9.43%) Telecoms
10 19 (8.96%) SQL Server
10 19 (8.96%) CRM
10 19 (8.96%) Project Management
10 19 (8.96%) Active Directory
10 19 (8.96%) Windows 7
11 18 (8.49%) Test Scripting
11 18 (8.49%) Business Analysis
12 16 (7.55%) Scrum
12 16 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (7.55%) Data Migration
12 16 (7.55%) QA
12 16 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
13 15 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (6.60%) Data Analysis
14 14 (6.60%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (6.13%) ITIL
16 12 (5.66%) User Stories

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 14 (6.60%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.89%) CMS
3 4 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.47%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (9.91%) MS Office
1 21 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.89%) MS Project
3 4 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) DOC1
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.47%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.47%) Agresso
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) Broadband
1 2 (0.94%) VoIP
1 2 (0.94%) DNS
1 2 (0.94%) 3G
1 2 (0.94%) 2G
1 2 (0.94%) 4G
1 2 (0.94%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.47%) LTE
2 1 (0.47%) MSRP
2 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.47%) RTP
2 1 (0.47%) DMZ
2 1 (0.47%) WAN
2 1 (0.47%) DHCP
2 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.47%) FTP
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.47%) LAN
2 1 (0.47%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.36%) QlikView
3 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.42%) Star Schema
3 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.47%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.47%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.47%) DB2
5 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.25%) Selenium
2 7 (3.30%) WebDriver
2 7 (3.30%) SoapUI
3 6 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.36%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.36%) Fiddler
4 5 (2.36%) JIRA
4 5 (2.36%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.94%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.47%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.47%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.47%) Kiln
General
1 45 (21.23%) Finance
2 20 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.30%) Banking
3 7 (3.30%) Retail
4 2 (0.94%) Billing
4 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.94%) Legal
4 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Marketing
5 1 (0.47%) Electronics
5 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.72%) XML
2 8 (3.77%) SOAP
3 7 (3.30%) Web Services
4 6 (2.83%) .NET
5 5 (2.36%) XSD
5 5 (2.36%) WCF
6 3 (1.42%) JSR 170
7 2 (0.94%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.47%) RESTful
8 1 (0.47%) HTML
8 1 (0.47%) JMS
8 1 (0.47%) JavaBeans
8 1 (0.47%) SAML
8 1 (0.47%) Middleware
8 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.47%) EJB
8 1 (0.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.83%) Open Source
4 3 (1.42%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.94%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.94%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.94%) Replication
5 2 (0.94%) NHS
5 2 (0.94%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.94%) Semantic Web
5 2 (0.94%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.47%) DTV
6 1 (0.47%) GIS
6 1 (0.47%) Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.21%) Windows
2 19 (8.96%) Windows 7
3 7 (3.30%) Linux
4 3 (1.42%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.42%) UNIX
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.47%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (11.32%) Migration
3 22 (10.38%) Data Modelling
4 19 (8.96%) CRM
4 19 (8.96%) Project Management
5 18 (8.49%) Business Analysis
5 18 (8.49%) Test Scripting
6 16 (7.55%) Data Migration
6 16 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (7.55%) Scrum
7 15 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (6.60%) Data Analysis
9 13 (6.13%) ITIL
10 12 (5.66%) User Stories
11 11 (5.19%) Waterfall
11 11 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.72%) ETL
13 9 (4.25%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.25%) Systems Analysis
14 8 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.32%) SQL
2 5 (2.36%) C#
3 3 (1.42%) Java
3 3 (1.42%) VBA
4 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.94%) VB
5 1 (0.47%) Pascal
5 1 (0.47%) PL/1
5 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.47%) PHP
5 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (16.51%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.26%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.72%) ISEB
4 8 (3.77%) Degree
5 6 (2.83%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.83%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.89%) CCNA
7 4 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.42%) MCP
9 2 (0.94%) MCSE
9 2 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.47%) CISSP
10 1 (0.47%) PMP
10 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.47%) CISA
10 1 (0.47%) CISM
10 1 (0.47%) CISMP
10 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.55%) QA
2 6 (2.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.47%) P3O
System Software
1 19 (8.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.94%) Netcool
3 1 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.47%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) SCOM
3 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 36 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.77%) SAP
2 8 (3.77%) Informatica
3 7 (3.30%) Oracle
4 5 (2.36%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.36%) HP
5 4 (1.89%) Remedy
5 4 (1.89%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.42%) Citrix
6 3 (1.42%) Cisco
7 2 (0.94%) Ericsson
7 2 (0.94%) LANDesk
7 2 (0.94%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.47%) McAfee
8 1 (0.47%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.47%) Google
8 1 (0.47%) Huawei
8 1 (0.47%) EMC
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