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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 132 99 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.22% 10.99% 13.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.73% 12.33% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 63 69
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£355 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% +25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £16.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £17.07 £126.55
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
839 803 881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.41% 89.12% 91.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 359 382
Average daily rate £388 £375 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 33 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +6.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £19.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 61 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.45%) Microsoft
3 44 (16.24%) Finance
3 44 (16.24%) Security Cleared
4 39 (14.39%) SQL
5 37 (13.65%) Migration
6 35 (12.92%) SC Cleared
6 35 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (12.55%) Business Analysis
8 32 (11.81%) MS Office
9 30 (11.07%) MS Excel
9 30 (11.07%) Test Scripting
10 26 (9.59%) BDD
10 26 (9.59%) Windows
11 25 (9.23%) Scrum
11 25 (9.23%) User Stories
12 23 (8.49%) Telecoms
13 22 (8.12%) XML
13 22 (8.12%) Windows 7
13 22 (8.12%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (7.75%) Data Protection
14 21 (7.75%) ETL
15 20 (7.38%) Active Directory
15 20 (7.38%) Selenium
15 20 (7.38%) SDLC
16 19 (7.01%) CRM
16 19 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (6.64%) Data Migration
18 17 (6.27%) WebDriver

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (4.80%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (2.58%) CMS
3 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.48%) Confluence
5 3 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.11%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.37%) SAS
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.37%) Magnolia
Applications
1 32 (11.81%) MS Office
2 30 (11.07%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) Mingle
5 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.85%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (1.11%) HFM
4 2 (0.74%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.74%) assyst
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.37%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.37%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.37%) Primavera
5 1 (0.37%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.21%) Office 365
2 3 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.11%) SaaS
3 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (1.11%) Firewall
2 2 (0.74%) 3G
2 2 (0.74%) LTE
2 2 (0.74%) 4G
3 1 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.37%) VoLTE
3 1 (0.37%) 2G
3 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.37%) ATM
3 1 (0.37%) LAN
3 1 (0.37%) UMTS
3 1 (0.37%) VoIP
3 1 (0.37%) WAN
3 1 (0.37%) DHCP
3 1 (0.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.37%) DNS
3 1 (0.37%) DMZ
3 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.58%) DB2
4 6 (2.21%) Data Mining
4 6 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.85%) QlikView
5 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.48%) Star Schema
6 4 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.11%) Data Mart
7 3 (1.11%) Hyperion Smart View
8 2 (0.74%) MySQL
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (7.38%) Selenium
2 17 (6.27%) WebDriver
3 13 (4.80%) Cucumber
3 13 (4.80%) SoapUI
4 12 (4.43%) JIRA
5 10 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.85%) Fiddler
6 5 (1.85%) HP UFT
7 4 (1.48%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.37%) MSI
9 1 (0.37%) Subversion
9 1 (0.37%) Maven
9 1 (0.37%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.37%) Ant
9 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (16.24%) Finance
2 23 (8.49%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.95%) Billing
4 6 (2.21%) Banking
5 5 (1.85%) Back Office
6 4 (1.48%) Marketing
7 3 (1.11%) Retail
7 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.74%) Publishing
9 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.12%) XML
2 15 (5.54%) SOAP
3 8 (2.95%) WCF
3 8 (2.95%) XSD
3 8 (2.95%) .NET
4 5 (1.85%) JSON
4 5 (1.85%) JSR 170
5 3 (1.11%) HTML
5 3 (1.11%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.11%) Web Services
6 2 (0.74%) CSS
6 2 (0.74%) RESTful
7 1 (0.37%) HTML5
7 1 (0.37%) CSS3
7 1 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.37%) JSP
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.37%) EJB
7 1 (0.37%) JMS
7 1 (0.37%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.43%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.69%) User Experience
4 6 (2.21%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.48%) GIS
5 4 (1.48%) Semantic Web
6 3 (1.11%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.11%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.11%) FMCG
6 3 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.74%) Life Science
7 2 (0.74%) Statistics
7 2 (0.74%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.37%) NHS
8 1 (0.37%) DTV
8 1 (0.37%) AS400
8 1 (0.37%) Replication
8 1 (0.37%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.59%) Windows
2 22 (8.12%) Windows 7
3 16 (5.90%) Linux
4 11 (4.06%) UNIX
5 5 (1.85%) Android
5 5 (1.85%) AIX
5 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.37%) Solaris
7 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (13.65%) Migration
3 34 (12.55%) Business Analysis
4 30 (11.07%) Test Scripting
5 26 (9.59%) BDD
6 25 (9.23%) User Stories
6 25 (9.23%) Scrum
7 22 (8.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (7.75%) ETL
8 21 (7.75%) Data Protection
9 20 (7.38%) SDLC
10 19 (7.01%) CRM
10 19 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (6.64%) Data Migration
12 17 (6.27%) Test Automation
13 16 (5.90%) Project Management
14 14 (5.17%) ITIL
14 14 (5.17%) TDD
14 14 (5.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.39%) SQL
2 15 (5.54%) C#
3 10 (3.69%) Java
4 7 (2.58%) Python
5 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.11%) Perl
6 3 (1.11%) VBA
7 2 (0.74%) C
7 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.37%) VB
8 1 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.37%) Pascal
8 1 (0.37%) PL/1
8 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 35 (12.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.69%) ISEB
4 9 (3.32%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.58%) Degree
6 5 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.48%) CCNA
8 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) CCENT
9 1 (0.37%) ACCA
9 1 (0.37%) CIMA
9 1 (0.37%) ACSA
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.27%) QA
2 5 (1.85%) SLA
3 3 (1.11%) GAAP
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.37%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (5.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.74%) Netcool
Vendors
1 50 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.54%) SAP
3 13 (4.80%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (1.85%) Ab Initio
4 5 (1.85%) Remedy
5 4 (1.48%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.48%) Informatica
5 4 (1.48%) HP
6 3 (1.11%) Oracle
6 3 (1.11%) Citrix
6 3 (1.11%) Omniture
6 3 (1.11%) Google
7 2 (0.74%) LANDesk
7 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.74%) Talend
7 2 (0.74%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.74%) Cisco
7 2 (0.74%) IBM
7 2 (0.74%) EMC
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe
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