The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 66 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.55% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.61% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +1.42%
Technical 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
819 986 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.40% 90.79% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 524 374
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 55
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.70 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) SLA
3 5 (45.45%) MCP
3 5 (45.45%) MS Visio
3 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Symantec
3 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Metadata Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Metadata Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCP
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica
4 1 (9.09%) Mitel
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Business Objects