The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 129 96 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.01% 12.44% 9.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.47% 13.52% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 58 33
Average daily rate £304 £330 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.95% -14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £179 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £16.20 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £18.60 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
958 710 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.20% 91.97% 90.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 303 350
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 46
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Analyst
Berkshire

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 76 (31.54%) SQL
2 68 (28.22%) Finance
3 59 (24.48%) Microsoft
4 50 (20.75%) Windows
5 47 (19.50%) MS Excel
6 35 (14.52%) Degree
7 32 (13.28%) Telecoms
7 32 (13.28%) SQL Server
7 32 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (12.45%) ITIL
9 26 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (10.79%) Security Cleared
10 22 (9.13%) Business Analysis
10 22 (9.13%) Migration
11 21 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (8.71%) ISEB
11 21 (8.71%) Data Analysis
11 21 (8.71%) SC Cleared
12 20 (8.30%) Marketing
12 20 (8.30%) CRM
12 20 (8.30%) Data Modelling
13 19 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (7.47%) Windows 7
14 18 (7.47%) Analytics
15 17 (7.05%) Windows XP
15 17 (7.05%) .NET
15 17 (7.05%) C#
16 16 (6.64%) ETL
16 16 (6.64%) Banking
16 16 (6.64%) Data Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (4.56%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.90%) IIS
3 5 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 47 (19.50%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.39%) MS Office
3 9 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.90%) PowerPivot
6 3 (1.24%) MS Project
7 1 (0.41%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.41%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) SaaS
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.49%) VLAN
3 5 (2.07%) 3G
3 5 (2.07%) VPN
4 3 (1.24%) Firewall
4 3 (1.24%) Internet
4 3 (1.24%) 4G
5 2 (0.83%) DNS
5 2 (0.83%) DHCP
5 2 (0.83%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.83%) FTP
5 2 (0.83%) 2G
6 1 (0.41%) Wireless
6 1 (0.41%) DSL
6 1 (0.41%) HTTP
6 1 (0.41%) ADSL
6 1 (0.41%) LAN
6 1 (0.41%) PBX
6 1 (0.41%) WAN
6 1 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.90%) MS Access
5 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.49%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.07%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (2.07%) QlikView
8 4 (1.66%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.66%) DB2
8 4 (1.66%) OLAP
8 4 (1.66%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.24%) Firebird
9 3 (1.24%) Star Schema
9 3 (1.24%) Big Data
10 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.98%) TestDirector
2 10 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.15%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.73%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (3.32%) WinRunner
5 7 (2.90%) SpecFlow
5 7 (2.90%) Selenium
6 4 (1.66%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.83%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.83%) ERwin
8 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.41%) Ant
8 1 (0.41%) CaliberRM
8 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 68 (28.22%) Finance
2 32 (13.28%) Telecoms
3 20 (8.30%) Marketing
4 16 (6.64%) Banking
5 14 (5.81%) Games
6 12 (4.98%) Billing
7 10 (4.15%) Retail
8 8 (3.32%) Publishing
9 3 (1.24%) Law
9 3 (1.24%) Legal
10 2 (0.83%) Automotive
10 2 (0.83%) Electronics
11 1 (0.41%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.05%) .NET
2 11 (4.56%) HTML
3 7 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.07%) Web Services
4 5 (2.07%) XML
5 4 (1.66%) MDX
6 2 (0.83%) WCF
6 2 (0.83%) SOAP
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.41%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.41%) XHTML
7 1 (0.41%) XSLT
7 1 (0.41%) CSS
7 1 (0.41%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.32%) Statistics
1 8 (3.32%) Clustering
1 8 (3.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.07%) Replication
2 5 (2.07%) Data Extraction
2 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.66%) Mathematics
3 4 (1.66%) Visualisation
3 4 (1.66%) NHS
3 4 (1.66%) VLE
4 3 (1.24%) EPoS
5 2 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.83%) Open Source
5 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.41%) Handset
6 1 (0.41%) Social Media
6 1 (0.41%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.75%) Windows
2 18 (7.47%) Windows 7
3 17 (7.05%) Windows XP
4 13 (5.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.15%) UNIX
5 10 (4.15%) AIX
6 7 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.49%) Windows 2000
8 5 (2.07%) Linux
8 5 (2.07%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.83%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.41%) Solaris
11 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (12.45%) ITIL
3 26 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (9.13%) Business Analysis
4 22 (9.13%) Migration
5 21 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (8.71%) Data Analysis
6 20 (8.30%) CRM
6 20 (8.30%) Data Modelling
7 18 (7.47%) Analytics
8 16 (6.64%) ETL
8 16 (6.64%) Data Management
9 14 (5.81%) E-Commerce
9 14 (5.81%) Project Management
9 14 (5.81%) Test Scripting
10 11 (4.56%) PRINCE2
10 11 (4.56%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (4.15%) Master Data Management
12 9 (3.73%) Change Management
12 9 (3.73%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.54%) SQL
2 17 (7.05%) C#
3 11 (4.56%) VBA
4 9 (3.73%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.32%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.90%) Java
6 7 (2.90%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.66%) Perl
7 4 (1.66%) VBScript
7 4 (1.66%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.24%) VB
8 3 (1.24%) R
9 2 (0.83%) C
9 2 (0.83%) VB6
10 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 35 (14.52%) Degree
2 26 (10.79%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.71%) ISEB
3 21 (8.71%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.56%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.90%) MCSE
6 5 (2.07%) A+ Certification
6 5 (2.07%) HNC
6 5 (2.07%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.83%) MCP
8 2 (0.83%) CISSP
8 2 (0.83%) CISM
9 1 (0.41%) PhD
9 1 (0.41%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.90%) QA
2 4 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.41%) NFS
3 1 (0.41%) vSphere
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (5.39%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.32%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (3.32%) Netcool
2 8 (3.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (2.07%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (1.66%) WMI
5 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.41%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (24.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.22%) Oracle
2 15 (6.22%) SAP
3 12 (4.98%) Citrix
4 10 (4.15%) Remedy
5 9 (3.73%) HP
5 9 (3.73%) Business Objects
6 8 (3.32%) Cognos
6 8 (3.32%) Veritas
6 8 (3.32%) McAfee
7 7 (2.90%) Informatica
7 7 (2.90%) IBM
8 6 (2.49%) VMware
9 5 (2.07%) Serena
10 4 (1.66%) Blackboard
10 4 (1.66%) Borland
11 3 (1.24%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.24%) Altiris
11 3 (1.24%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.83%) Qualys
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