The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 48 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 15 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.09% 0.70% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 0.74% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Median daily rate £350 £260 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -36.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £190 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £323 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.59 £16.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year
+6.60% -10.20%

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
665 948 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.62% 94.33% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 545 454
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 21
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analyst across the Reading region.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst across the Reading region.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Data Analysis
3 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) Analytics
5 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Data Quality
6 5 (20.83%) Data Analytics
6 5 (20.83%) MS Office
6 5 (20.83%) ERP
7 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.67%) SAP
7 4 (16.67%) C
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (16.67%) QA
8 3 (12.50%) IFRS
8 3 (12.50%) IFRS 9
8 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (12.50%) Robotics
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) Billing
8 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
8 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) Java

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (20.83%) MS Office
4 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.33%) Power BI
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.50%) Billing
4 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Robotics
1 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Economics
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Data Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (20.83%) Data Analytics
3 5 (20.83%) ERP
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Management
7 1 (4.17%) Information Management
7 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Process Management
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) Data Quality
2 4 (16.67%) QA
3 3 (12.50%) IFRS
3 3 (12.50%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Ariba