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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 95 127 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.73% 13.71% 10.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.10% 15.10% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 48
Average daily rate
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£373 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £147 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.75 £13.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £126.55 £21.50
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
785 841 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.70% 90.82% 88.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 363 388
Average daily rate £375 £385 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 36
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 1 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 1 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 55 (26.19%) Finance
2 53 (25.24%) SQL
3 43 (20.48%) Windows
4 39 (18.57%) Microsoft
5 38 (18.10%) Security Cleared
6 31 (14.76%) SC Cleared
7 29 (13.81%) MS Excel
8 24 (11.43%) Degree
9 21 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 20 (9.52%) SQL Server
11 19 (9.05%) Active Directory
12 18 (8.57%) Oracle
12 18 (8.57%) ITIL
13 17 (8.10%) MS Office
13 17 (8.10%) ISEB
13 17 (8.10%) Data Analysis
14 16 (7.62%) HP
14 16 (7.62%) Windows 7
15 15 (7.14%) Project Management
15 15 (7.14%) Configuration Management
15 15 (7.14%) CRM
15 15 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (6.67%) Data Modelling
16 14 (6.67%) Windows XP
17 13 (6.19%) Data Mining
17 13 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (6.19%) Citrix
17 13 (6.19%) Migration
18 12 (5.71%) Telecoms
18 12 (5.71%) Agile Software Development

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (2.86%) IIS
4 4 (1.90%) ArcGIS
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.48%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.10%) MS Office
3 9 (4.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.95%) DOC1
5 2 (0.95%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.95%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.48%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.90%) 3G
3 3 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (1.43%) IPv4
3 3 (1.43%) IPv6
4 2 (0.95%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.48%) Firewall
5 1 (0.48%) DNS
5 1 (0.48%) DHCP
5 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.19%) Data Mining
2 13 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.38%) QlikView
6 5 (2.38%) MS Access
7 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.43%) Firebird
8 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.43%) OLAP
9 2 (0.95%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (4.29%) TestDirector
2 7 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.86%) StarTeam
4 5 (2.38%) GDB
4 5 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (2.38%) WinRunner
5 4 (1.90%) JIRA
6 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.43%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.95%) JUnit
7 2 (0.95%) JMeter
7 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.95%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.48%) Selenium
8 1 (0.48%) Ant
8 1 (0.48%) MSI
8 1 (0.48%) InstallShield
General
1 55 (26.19%) Finance
2 12 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.71%) Marketing
3 11 (5.24%) Billing
4 5 (2.38%) Law
5 4 (1.90%) Banking
5 4 (1.90%) Publishing
5 4 (1.90%) Games
6 3 (1.43%) Retail
7 2 (0.95%) Back Office
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.29%) .NET
2 6 (2.86%) HTML
3 4 (1.90%) MDX
3 4 (1.90%) ArcObjects
4 3 (1.43%) Web Services
4 3 (1.43%) XML
5 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.95%) SOAP
5 2 (0.95%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.48%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.48%) XSLT
6 1 (0.48%) XHTML
6 1 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.24%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.76%) Statistics
3 6 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.38%) Clustering
4 5 (2.38%) GIS
4 5 (2.38%) NHS
5 3 (1.43%) Open Source
5 3 (1.43%) CMDB
5 3 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.95%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.95%) EPoS
6 2 (0.95%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.95%) iPad
6 2 (0.95%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.48%) iSeries
7 1 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.48%) Windows
2 16 (7.62%) Windows 7
3 14 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 9 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.33%) AIX
6 6 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.38%) UNIX
8 4 (1.90%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.90%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.43%) Linux
10 2 (0.95%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 18 (8.57%) ITIL
3 17 (8.10%) Data Analysis
4 15 (7.14%) Project Management
4 15 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 15 (7.14%) CRM
4 15 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 13 (6.19%) Migration
7 12 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.71%) Test Scripting
7 12 (5.71%) Analytics
8 11 (5.24%) Validation
9 9 (4.29%) Asset Management
9 9 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (4.29%) Change Management
10 8 (3.81%) ETL
10 8 (3.81%) E-Commerce
10 8 (3.81%) PRINCE2
10 8 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.24%) SQL
2 10 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 8 (3.81%) C#
4 7 (3.33%) VBA
5 6 (2.86%) Java
5 6 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.38%) C
6 5 (2.38%) Embedded C
7 4 (1.90%) Perl
7 4 (1.90%) R
8 3 (1.43%) VB
8 3 (1.43%) Python
9 2 (0.95%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.95%) VB6
10 1 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (18.10%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.76%) SC Cleared
3 24 (11.43%) Degree
4 17 (8.10%) ISEB
5 6 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.38%) MCP
7 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.90%) MCSE
7 4 (1.90%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.48%) CRISC
9 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.48%) CISM
9 1 (0.48%) PhD
9 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.48%) CCA
9 1 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.48%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.33%) SLA
2 3 (1.43%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) COBIT
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (9.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.38%) XenApp
3 3 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (3.81%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (3.33%) WMI
3 6 (2.86%) SCCM
4 5 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.38%) Netcool
4 5 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.57%) Oracle
3 16 (7.62%) HP
4 13 (6.19%) Citrix
5 11 (5.24%) SAP
6 9 (4.29%) IBM
7 8 (3.81%) Serena
8 6 (2.86%) Borland
8 6 (2.86%) Business Objects
9 5 (2.38%) Cisco
9 5 (2.38%) Veritas
9 5 (2.38%) McAfee
10 4 (1.90%) Remedy
10 4 (1.90%) Altiris
10 4 (1.90%) ESRI
10 4 (1.90%) Thunderhead
11 3 (1.43%) VMware
11 3 (1.43%) Informatica
11 3 (1.43%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.95%) Symantec
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