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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 12 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 85 141 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.85% 13.95% 10.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.86% 15.29% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 83 38
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 11
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.30% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £15.20
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -6.25%
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
783 922 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.73% 91.20% 87.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 434 373
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 33 26
Average hourly rate £17.07 £14.73 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.88% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 47 (23.86%) SQL
2 39 (19.80%) Finance
3 37 (18.78%) Windows
3 37 (18.78%) Security Cleared
4 30 (15.23%) SC Cleared
4 30 (15.23%) Microsoft
5 25 (12.69%) MS Excel
6 22 (11.17%) Business Analysis
7 20 (10.15%) Active Directory
7 20 (10.15%) ITIL
7 20 (10.15%) Degree
7 20 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (9.14%) Project Management
8 18 (9.14%) ISEB
8 18 (9.14%) Oracle
8 18 (9.14%) Data Analysis
9 17 (8.63%) HP
9 17 (8.63%) Windows 7
10 16 (8.12%) Configuration Management
10 16 (8.12%) Data Mining
11 14 (7.11%) Management Information System
12 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
12 13 (6.60%) MS Office
13 12 (6.09%) ETL
13 12 (6.09%) Citrix
14 11 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (5.58%) Windows XP
15 10 (5.08%) Data Modelling
15 10 (5.08%) SharePoint

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 10 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.57%) ArcGIS
3 6 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.03%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (1.52%) CMS
6 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.51%) IIS
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) WorkSite
Applications
1 25 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.60%) MS Office
3 9 (4.57%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.02%) DOC1
6 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.51%) SPSS
6 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.02%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.51%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.03%) 3G
3 3 (1.52%) IPv4
3 3 (1.52%) IPv6
3 3 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.02%) Intranet
5 1 (0.51%) DSL
5 1 (0.51%) VPN
5 1 (0.51%) VoIP
5 1 (0.51%) WAN
5 1 (0.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.12%) Data Mining
2 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.52%) QlikView
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.02%) Firebird
7 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.02%) MS Access
7 2 (1.02%) OLAP
7 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.55%) TestDirector
2 5 (2.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (2.54%) WinRunner
2 5 (2.54%) StarTeam
2 5 (2.54%) GDB
3 4 (2.03%) JIRA
4 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.02%) Zephyr
4 2 (1.02%) JMeter
4 2 (1.02%) JUnit
5 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.51%) MSI
5 1 (0.51%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (19.80%) Finance
2 10 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.06%) Marketing
4 7 (3.55%) Billing
5 3 (1.52%) Banking
5 3 (1.52%) Law
6 2 (1.02%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) French Language
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.06%) .NET
2 4 (2.03%) ArcObjects
3 3 (1.52%) Web Services
4 2 (1.02%) XML
4 2 (1.02%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.02%) HTML
4 2 (1.02%) SOAP
5 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.51%) MDX
5 1 (0.51%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.11%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.08%) Statistics
4 8 (4.06%) GIS
5 7 (3.55%) NHS
6 5 (2.54%) Clustering
6 5 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.52%) CMDB
8 2 (1.02%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.02%) iPad
8 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.02%) User Experience
8 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.02%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.02%) EPoS
9 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.51%) New Media
9 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.51%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.78%) Windows
2 17 (8.63%) Windows 7
3 11 (5.58%) Windows XP
3 11 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.55%) AIX
5 5 (2.54%) UNIX
6 4 (2.03%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.02%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.17%) Business Analysis
2 20 (10.15%) ITIL
3 18 (9.14%) Project Management
3 18 (9.14%) Data Analysis
4 16 (8.12%) Configuration Management
5 12 (6.09%) ETL
6 11 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (5.08%) Data Modelling
8 9 (4.57%) PRINCE2
8 9 (4.57%) Change Management
8 9 (4.57%) Migration
9 8 (4.06%) Validation
9 8 (4.06%) Asset Management
9 8 (4.06%) Data Management
9 8 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.55%) Test Scripting
10 7 (3.55%) Test Automation
10 7 (3.55%) ITIL V2
10 7 (3.55%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.86%) SQL
2 5 (2.54%) PL/SQL
2 5 (2.54%) C
2 5 (2.54%) C#
2 5 (2.54%) Java
2 5 (2.54%) Embedded C
3 4 (2.03%) R
3 4 (2.03%) Perl
4 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.52%) VBA
4 3 (1.52%) Python
5 2 (1.02%) VB
6 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (18.78%) Security Cleared
2 30 (15.23%) SC Cleared
3 20 (10.15%) Degree
4 18 (9.14%) ISEB
5 8 (4.06%) MCP
5 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.55%) MCSE
6 7 (3.55%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.51%) CISM
10 1 (0.51%) MCTS
10 1 (0.51%) CRISC
10 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.51%) PhD
10 1 (0.51%) CCA
10 1 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.06%) SLA
2 6 (3.05%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (10.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.54%) XenApp
3 3 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.55%) SCCM
1 7 (3.55%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (3.55%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (3.05%) WMI
3 5 (2.54%) Netcool
3 5 (2.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (2.54%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.14%) Oracle
3 17 (8.63%) HP
4 12 (6.09%) Citrix
5 9 (4.57%) ESRI
6 7 (3.55%) Serena
7 5 (2.54%) McAfee
7 5 (2.54%) Cisco
7 5 (2.54%) IBM
7 5 (2.54%) Veritas
7 5 (2.54%) Borland
8 4 (2.03%) Symantec
8 4 (2.03%) Remedy
8 4 (2.03%) Thunderhead
8 4 (2.03%) Altiris
9 3 (1.52%) VMware
9 3 (1.52%) Informatica
9 3 (1.52%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.52%) SAP
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