The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 18 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 57 84 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.14% 8.89% 10.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.91% 9.40% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 51 64
Median daily rate £401 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.59% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £160 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £342 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £15.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £53.80 £14.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%

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
640 894 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.43% 94.60% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 513 464
Median daily rate £413 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 55 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.71% +71.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £54.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (25.64%) Finance
2 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
3 21 (17.95%) MS Excel
4 20 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (13.68%) Data Analysis
6 16 (13.68%) Security Cleared
7 14 (11.97%) SQL
8 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 13 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (11.11%) Marketing
9 12 (10.26%) Analytics
9 12 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (10.26%) MS Office
10 11 (9.40%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (8.55%) Business Analysis
11 10 (8.55%) CRM
11 10 (8.55%) Java
12 9 (7.69%) Billing
12 9 (7.69%) Project Management
12 9 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (7.69%) Selenium
12 9 (7.69%) SoapUI
12 9 (7.69%) WebDriver
13 8 (6.84%) Degree
13 8 (6.84%) SAP
14 7 (5.98%) SOAP
15 6 (5.13%) Retail
15 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.71%) SAS
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (10.26%) MS Office
4 5 (4.27%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.71%) MS Project
5 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) BigMachines
2 4 (3.42%) Sonata
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) DHCP
1 1 (0.85%) DNS
1 1 (0.85%) Firewall
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
1 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
1 1 (0.85%) LAN
1 1 (0.85%) SAN
1 1 (0.85%) Skype
1 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
1 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.56%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.71%) Power BI
4 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) GIS
4 1 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.85%) MS Access
4 1 (0.85%) QlikView
4 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.85%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (0.85%) Spatial Data
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Selenium
1 9 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 9 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.71%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.71%) JIRA
3 2 (1.71%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.71%) Subversion
4 1 (0.85%) Appium
4 1 (0.85%) JMeter
4 1 (0.85%) JUnit
4 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (25.64%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Marketing
2 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.69%) Billing
4 6 (5.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.56%) Games
6 2 (1.71%) Front Office
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) SOAP
2 5 (4.27%) Web Services
2 5 (4.27%) XML
3 2 (1.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.85%) Flash
4 1 (0.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.56%) Social Media
3 3 (2.56%) User Experience
4 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.71%) Robotics
4 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.85%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.85%) Economics
5 1 (0.85%) EPoS
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) NHS
5 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Unix
1 5 (4.27%) Windows
2 2 (1.71%) Android
2 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.85%) AIX
3 1 (0.85%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Solaris
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.68%) Data Analysis
3 12 (10.26%) Analytics
3 12 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (8.55%) Business Analysis
4 10 (8.55%) CRM
5 9 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (7.69%) Project Management
6 6 (5.13%) Business Process Mapping
6 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.27%) Data Analytics
7 5 (4.27%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.27%) Data Protection
7 5 (4.27%) Defect Management
7 5 (4.27%) ERP
7 5 (4.27%) SDLC
7 5 (4.27%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (4.27%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.42%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.97%) SQL
2 10 (8.55%) Java
3 4 (3.42%) C
4 3 (2.56%) VBA
5 2 (1.71%) C#
5 2 (1.71%) Python
6 1 (0.85%) C++
6 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.84%) Degree
4 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.85%) GIAC
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.71%) COBIT
3 2 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) SnapMirror
1 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.40%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (6.84%) SAP
4 6 (5.13%) Apttus
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle
6 3 (2.56%) Citrix
7 2 (1.71%) Capita
7 2 (1.71%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) Ariba
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco
8 1 (0.85%) IBM
8 1 (0.85%) NetApp
8 1 (0.85%) Planview