The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Analyst
Rank 70 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.70% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.79% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Average daily rate
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£368 £265 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.67% -29.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £31.10 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +38.22%
Senior Analyst
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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
863 882 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.50% 88.29% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 447 272
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £175.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Analyst in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Senior Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) Informatica
3 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Fund Management
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Validation
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Business Objects