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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Analyst
Rank 66 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 0.71% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.79% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£394 £280 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -32.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £132 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £296 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+73.33% +11.11%
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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
777 886 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.45% 89.68% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 421 346
Average daily rate £390 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 41
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.20 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (42.86%) Taxonomies
2 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Cyber Security
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) GAAP
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) SLA

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (14.29%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Taxonomies
1 3 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (14.29%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Forensics
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Cyber Security
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) V-Model
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GAAP
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (14.29%) Talend