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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 14 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 77 94 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.86% 10.78% 12.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.36% 11.33% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 61
Average daily rate £340 £370 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £147 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £14.10 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.40 £16.90 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
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
921 830 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.98% 95.18% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 441 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 22 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 41 (21.93%) Finance
2 38 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (19.25%) Microsoft
4 27 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (13.37%) Security Cleared
6 24 (12.83%) MS Excel
6 24 (12.83%) Business Analysis
7 21 (11.23%) Degree
8 20 (10.70%) Windows
8 20 (10.70%) SQL
9 17 (9.09%) Active Directory
9 17 (9.09%) User Stories
10 16 (8.56%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (8.56%) SDLC
10 16 (8.56%) SharePoint
10 16 (8.56%) ITIL
11 15 (8.02%) CRM
12 14 (7.49%) HP
12 14 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (7.49%) Migration
12 14 (7.49%) Data Protection
12 14 (7.49%) DV Cleared
13 13 (6.95%) BDD
13 13 (6.95%) Data Analysis
14 12 (6.42%) TDD
14 12 (6.42%) SAP
15 11 (5.88%) Oracle
15 11 (5.88%) SLA
15 11 (5.88%) MS Visio
16 10 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (8.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.67%) IIS
2 5 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.07%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (12.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.28%) MS Office
4 7 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.14%) MS Project
6 3 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.60%) SAP HR
1 3 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.07%) Primavera
2 2 (1.07%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.07%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) Office 365
2 3 (1.60%) Taleo
3 2 (1.07%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.74%) DNS
1 7 (3.74%) Firewall
2 5 (2.67%) LAN
2 5 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.67%) WAN
3 4 (2.14%) Internet
3 4 (2.14%) SSL
3 4 (2.14%) WLAN
4 3 (1.60%) FTP
4 3 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.60%) NetScaler
4 3 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (1.60%) Wireless
5 2 (1.07%) Broadband
5 2 (1.07%) Skype
5 2 (1.07%) VoIP
6 1 (0.53%) DHCP
6 1 (0.53%) Network Security
6 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.53%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.60%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (1.60%) Power BI
5 2 (1.07%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.07%) OLAP
5 2 (1.07%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (1.07%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.53%) DB2
6 1 (0.53%) MS Access
6 1 (0.53%) MySQL
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.53%) QlikView
6 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Selenium
2 4 (2.14%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.60%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.60%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.60%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.60%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.07%) JIRA
5 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.53%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (21.93%) Finance
2 10 (5.35%) Retail
2 10 (5.35%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.21%) Marketing
4 5 (2.67%) Banking
4 5 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.07%) Advertising
5 2 (1.07%) Billing
5 2 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.53%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (1.60%) SOAP
1 3 (1.60%) XML
2 2 (1.07%) ActiveX
2 2 (1.07%) Web Services
2 2 (1.07%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.21%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.21%) User Experience
4 5 (2.67%) Life Science
4 5 (2.67%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.60%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.60%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.60%) NHS
5 3 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (1.60%) Social Media
6 2 (1.07%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.07%) Economics
7 1 (0.53%) CMDB
7 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.53%) FMCG
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.70%) Windows
2 10 (5.35%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.14%) Unix
3 4 (2.14%) Windows 8
3 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.14%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.60%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.07%) Android
5 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.07%) Linux
5 2 (1.07%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.83%) Business Analysis
3 17 (9.09%) User Stories
4 16 (8.56%) ITIL
4 16 (8.56%) SDLC
5 15 (8.02%) CRM
6 14 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (7.49%) Data Protection
6 14 (7.49%) Migration
7 13 (6.95%) BDD
7 13 (6.95%) Data Analysis
8 12 (6.42%) TDD
9 10 (5.35%) Analytics
9 10 (5.35%) Defect Management
9 10 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.35%) Time Management
10 9 (4.81%) Scrum
10 9 (4.81%) Validation
11 8 (4.28%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.70%) SQL
2 6 (3.21%) Java
3 5 (2.67%) VBA
4 4 (2.14%) C#
4 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.60%) VB
6 1 (0.53%) AWK
6 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.53%) C
6 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.53%) Korn
6 1 (0.53%) R
6 1 (0.53%) Ruby
6 1 (0.53%) sed
6 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (13.37%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.23%) Degree
3 14 (7.49%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.35%) MCSE
4 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.81%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.28%) MCP
7 7 (3.74%) ISEB
8 5 (2.67%) CISSP
9 3 (1.60%) CEH
9 3 (1.60%) GCIA
9 3 (1.60%) GCIH
9 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.07%) CISM
11 1 (0.53%) CCDP
11 1 (0.53%) CCNA
11 1 (0.53%) CCNP
11 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.88%) SLA
2 5 (2.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.14%) QA
3 4 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) FATCA
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.53%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.60%) UAG
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (8.56%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.60%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (19.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.49%) HP
3 12 (6.42%) SAP
4 11 (5.88%) Oracle
5 3 (1.60%) Cisco
5 3 (1.60%) Cognos
5 3 (1.60%) EMC
5 3 (1.60%) NetWitness
5 3 (1.60%) Remedy
6 2 (1.07%) Google
6 2 (1.07%) hybris
6 2 (1.07%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.07%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.07%) VMware
7 1 (0.53%) BMC
7 1 (0.53%) Citrix
7 1 (0.53%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.53%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.53%) Informatica
7 1 (0.53%) Juniper
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