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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 9 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 92 134 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.36% 13.51% 11.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.53% 14.81% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 76 41
Average daily rate
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£373 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £164 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.44% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
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
798 905 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.86% 91.23% 88.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 397 372
Average daily rate £375 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.55 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -7.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £31.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 51 (25.63%) SQL
2 44 (22.11%) Finance
3 37 (18.59%) Security Cleared
4 36 (18.09%) Windows
5 31 (15.58%) Microsoft
6 30 (15.08%) SC Cleared
7 24 (12.06%) MS Excel
8 21 (10.55%) Oracle
8 21 (10.55%) Degree
9 19 (9.55%) Business Analysis
10 18 (9.05%) Data Analysis
11 17 (8.54%) SQL Server
11 17 (8.54%) ITIL
11 17 (8.54%) Active Directory
11 17 (8.54%) Project Management
12 16 (8.04%) Data Mining
12 16 (8.04%) ISEB
13 15 (7.54%) HP
13 15 (7.54%) Configuration Management
14 13 (6.53%) MS Office
14 13 (6.53%) CRM
14 13 (6.53%) Management Information System
15 12 (6.03%) ETL
15 12 (6.03%) Citrix
15 12 (6.03%) Windows 7
16 11 (5.53%) Windows XP
16 11 (5.53%) Data Modelling
16 11 (5.53%) Statistics
16 11 (5.53%) Test Scripting
17 10 (5.03%) PRINCE2

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 9 (4.52%) ArcGIS
2 8 (4.02%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.52%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.01%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (1.51%) IIS
5 3 (1.51%) CMS
6 2 (1.01%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.50%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.53%) MS Office
3 7 (3.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.01%) DOC1
6 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.50%) SPSS
6 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.01%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.50%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.50%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.01%) 3G
3 3 (1.51%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (1.51%) IPv4
3 3 (1.51%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.04%) Data Mining
3 7 (3.52%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.01%) QlikView
6 4 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.01%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.51%) MS Access
7 3 (1.51%) Firebird
8 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.01%) OLAP
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (4.52%) TestDirector
2 6 (3.02%) StarTeam
3 5 (2.51%) GDB
3 5 (2.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (2.51%) WinRunner
4 4 (2.01%) JIRA
4 4 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.01%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.01%) JMeter
5 2 (1.01%) JUnit
5 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.50%) MSI
6 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
General
1 44 (22.11%) Finance
2 10 (5.03%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.02%) Marketing
3 8 (4.02%) Billing
4 5 (2.51%) Law
5 3 (1.51%) Banking
5 3 (1.51%) Retail
6 2 (1.01%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.50%) French Language
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Publishing
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.02%) .NET
2 4 (2.01%) HTML
2 4 (2.01%) ArcObjects
3 3 (1.51%) Web Services
3 3 (1.51%) XML
4 2 (1.01%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.01%) MDX
4 2 (1.01%) SOAP
5 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.50%) HTML5
5 1 (0.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.53%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.53%) Statistics
3 8 (4.02%) GIS
4 6 (3.02%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.02%) NHS
5 5 (2.51%) Clustering
6 3 (1.51%) CMDB
7 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.01%) iPad
7 2 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.01%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.01%) EPoS
8 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) New Media
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.50%) iSeries
8 1 (0.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.09%) Windows
2 12 (6.03%) Windows 7
3 11 (5.53%) Windows XP
4 9 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.52%) AIX
6 5 (2.51%) UNIX
6 5 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.01%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.51%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.01%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.01%) Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (9.55%) Business Analysis
2 18 (9.05%) Data Analysis
3 17 (8.54%) ITIL
3 17 (8.54%) Project Management
4 15 (7.54%) Configuration Management
5 13 (6.53%) CRM
6 12 (6.03%) ETL
7 11 (5.53%) Data Modelling
7 11 (5.53%) Test Scripting
8 10 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.03%) PRINCE2
8 10 (5.03%) Migration
9 9 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (4.52%) Asset Management
10 8 (4.02%) Data Management
10 8 (4.02%) Validation
10 8 (4.02%) Change Management
10 8 (4.02%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.63%) SQL
2 7 (3.52%) PL/SQL
3 6 (3.02%) Java
4 5 (2.51%) C
4 5 (2.51%) C#
4 5 (2.51%) Embedded C
5 4 (2.01%) VBA
5 4 (2.01%) R
5 4 (2.01%) Perl
5 4 (2.01%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.51%) Python
7 2 (1.01%) VB
8 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (18.59%) Security Cleared
2 30 (15.08%) SC Cleared
3 21 (10.55%) Degree
4 16 (8.04%) ISEB
5 6 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.51%) MCP
6 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.01%) MCSE
7 4 (2.01%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.50%) CISM
10 1 (0.50%) MCTS
10 1 (0.50%) CRISC
10 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.50%) PhD
10 1 (0.50%) CCA
10 1 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) SLA
2 5 (2.51%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.51%) XenApp
3 3 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.02%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (4.02%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (3.52%) WMI
2 7 (3.52%) SCCM
3 5 (2.51%) Netcool
3 5 (2.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (2.51%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.55%) Oracle
3 15 (7.54%) HP
4 12 (6.03%) Citrix
5 9 (4.52%) ESRI
6 8 (4.02%) Serena
7 7 (3.52%) IBM
8 6 (3.02%) Borland
8 6 (3.02%) SAP
9 5 (2.51%) Cisco
9 5 (2.51%) Veritas
9 5 (2.51%) McAfee
10 4 (2.01%) Remedy
10 4 (2.01%) Thunderhead
10 4 (2.01%) Altiris
10 4 (2.01%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.51%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.51%) Bloomberg
11 3 (1.51%) VMware
11 3 (1.51%) Informatica
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