The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 63 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£290 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.07 - £14.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £13.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.24% -20.85%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
803 880 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.12% 91.29% 89.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 382 381
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.95 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Analyst
Berkshire

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Reading region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) MCP
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
5 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) iSeries
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Scalability Testing
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) Altiris
3 1 (11.11%) Endeca
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Coremetrics
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) NetIQ
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) IBM