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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 10 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 104 136 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.09% 13.70% 10.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.90% 14.53% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 74 68
Average daily rate £360 £355 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +26.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £266 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £437 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
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
954 936 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.53% 94.26% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 497 474
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.55 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.03% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 42 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.95%) Business Analysis
3 27 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (14.12%) Finance
5 22 (12.43%) Microsoft
5 22 (12.43%) Security Cleared
6 20 (11.30%) Data Protection
6 20 (11.30%) Waterfall
7 18 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (10.17%) Degree
8 17 (9.60%) Telecoms
9 16 (9.04%) Windows
9 16 (9.04%) User Stories
10 15 (8.47%) Analytics
10 15 (8.47%) SC Cleared
10 15 (8.47%) Business Process Mapping
10 15 (8.47%) ITIL
11 14 (7.91%) CRM
12 13 (7.34%) SQL
12 13 (7.34%) Active Directory
12 13 (7.34%) Migration
13 12 (6.78%) Data Analysis
13 12 (6.78%) MS Excel
13 12 (6.78%) MS Visio
13 12 (6.78%) Use Case
14 11 (6.21%) BPMN
14 11 (6.21%) DNS
14 11 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (5.65%) TCP/IP
15 10 (5.65%) SharePoint

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.08%) IIS
3 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (6.78%) MS Excel
1 12 (6.78%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.52%) MS Office
3 4 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.26%) MS Project
4 3 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.26%) HFM
3 3 (1.69%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.26%) Office 365
2 2 (1.13%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.13%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.21%) DNS
2 10 (5.65%) Firewall
2 10 (5.65%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.95%) Internet
3 7 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (3.95%) SSL
4 6 (3.39%) FTP
4 6 (3.39%) LAN
4 6 (3.39%) NetScaler
4 6 (3.39%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (3.39%) WAN
5 5 (2.82%) WLAN
6 3 (1.69%) Wireless
7 2 (1.13%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.13%) VoIP
8 1 (0.56%) DHCP
8 1 (0.56%) SMTP
8 1 (0.56%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.13%) DB2
4 2 (1.13%) MS Access
4 2 (1.13%) OLAP
4 2 (1.13%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (1.13%) Power BI
4 2 (1.13%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.56%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.95%) SoapUI
2 4 (2.26%) Selenium
2 4 (2.26%) SpecFlow
2 4 (2.26%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (14.12%) Finance
2 17 (9.60%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.95%) Retail
4 5 (2.82%) Legal
5 4 (2.26%) Marketing
6 2 (1.13%) Advertising
6 2 (1.13%) Banking
6 2 (1.13%) Billing
6 2 (1.13%) Law
6 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.95%) SOAP
2 6 (3.39%) XML
3 2 (1.13%) ActiveX
3 2 (1.13%) Gherkin
3 2 (1.13%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.56%) .NET
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.56%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.82%) User Experience
3 5 (2.82%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (1.69%) CMDB
5 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.13%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.13%) iPad
6 2 (1.13%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.13%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.56%) Economics
7 1 (0.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.04%) Windows
2 9 (5.08%) Unix
3 7 (3.95%) Windows 7
3 7 (3.95%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.26%) Linux
4 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.13%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) AIX
7 1 (0.56%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.95%) Business Analysis
3 27 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (11.30%) Data Protection
4 20 (11.30%) Waterfall
5 16 (9.04%) User Stories
6 15 (8.47%) Analytics
6 15 (8.47%) Business Process Mapping
6 15 (8.47%) ITIL
7 14 (7.91%) CRM
8 13 (7.34%) Migration
9 12 (6.78%) Data Analysis
9 12 (6.78%) Use Case
10 11 (6.21%) BPMN
10 11 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (5.65%) BDD
11 10 (5.65%) SDLC
11 10 (5.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (5.08%) Scrum
12 9 (5.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.34%) SQL
2 8 (4.52%) Java
3 5 (2.82%) C#
3 5 (2.82%) VB
4 2 (1.13%) Korn
4 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.13%) VBA
5 1 (0.56%) AWK
5 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.56%) R
5 1 (0.56%) Ruby
5 1 (0.56%) sed
5 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (12.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.17%) Degree
3 15 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.95%) CEH
4 7 (3.95%) CISSP
4 7 (3.95%) GCIA
4 7 (3.95%) GCIH
4 7 (3.95%) ISEB
5 5 (2.82%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.26%) ACCA
7 3 (1.69%) CIMA
8 2 (1.13%) CCNP
8 2 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CCDP
9 1 (0.56%) CCNA
9 1 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.56%) MCSA
9 1 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (3.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.56%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.39%) UAG
3 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) Firmware
4 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.95%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (1.69%) RSA Archer
4 2 (1.13%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.56%) SCCM
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.65%) Oracle
3 7 (3.95%) NetWitness
4 5 (2.82%) SAP
5 4 (2.26%) Cisco
5 4 (2.26%) Citrix
5 4 (2.26%) Hyperion
5 4 (2.26%) Remedy
5 4 (2.26%) Symantec
6 3 (1.69%) Ericsson
6 3 (1.69%) HP
6 3 (1.69%) Huawei
6 3 (1.69%) Nokia
6 3 (1.69%) VMware
7 2 (1.13%) BT
7 2 (1.13%) F5
7 2 (1.13%) FireEye
7 2 (1.13%) Google
7 2 (1.13%) Qualys
7 2 (1.13%) ServiceNow
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