The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 51 62 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.65% 24.12% 17.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.32% 25.94% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 24
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£275 £290 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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 Slough 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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
251 239 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 86.85% 93.00% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 135 116
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £30.40 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Slough region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 30 (32.97%) Finance
2 22 (24.18%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.58%) Telecoms
4 16 (17.58%) Pharmaceutical
4 16 (17.58%) MS Office
5 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (16.48%) Information Security
5 15 (16.48%) Business Analysis
6 14 (15.38%) Use Case
6 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 14 (15.38%) ITIL
7 13 (14.29%) Windows
7 13 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (13.19%) SQL
8 12 (13.19%) ERP
9 11 (12.09%) Risk Management
10 10 (10.99%) Project Management
10 10 (10.99%) Management Information System
10 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
11 8 (8.79%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.69%) Test Scripting
12 7 (7.69%) SAP
12 7 (7.69%) Remedy
13 6 (6.59%) Firewall
13 6 (6.59%) OLAP
13 6 (6.59%) CRM
13 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (6.59%) Active Directory

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.40%) Lync
2 2 (2.20%) SAS
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (17.58%) MS Office
2 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (3.30%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (2.20%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.20%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (2.20%) SAP CCM
3 1 (1.10%) Unica
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) Firewall
2 4 (4.40%) GPRS
2 4 (4.40%) UMTS
3 3 (3.30%) LTE
3 3 (3.30%) 4G
3 3 (3.30%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.20%) ATM
4 2 (2.20%) VLAN
4 2 (2.20%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.20%) ZigBee
4 2 (2.20%) HSPA
4 2 (2.20%) VoIP
4 2 (2.20%) WAN
4 2 (2.20%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.20%) HTTP
4 2 (2.20%) VPN
4 2 (2.20%) DNS
4 2 (2.20%) IPv6
4 2 (2.20%) 3G
4 2 (2.20%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) OLAP
1 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.49%) DataStage
3 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.20%) Big Data
3 2 (2.20%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Toad
2 4 (4.40%) JIRA
3 2 (2.20%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (32.97%) Finance
2 16 (17.58%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (17.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 3 (3.30%) French Language
5 2 (2.20%) Billing
5 2 (2.20%) Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Back Office
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) Web Services
2 4 (4.40%) HTML
3 3 (3.30%) XML
4 2 (2.20%) RESTful
4 2 (2.20%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.99%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.40%) CMDB
4 3 (3.30%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
5 2 (2.20%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.20%) iSeries
5 2 (2.20%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.20%) Statistics
6 1 (1.10%) Informatics
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.20%) Windows CE
5 2 (2.20%) Android
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.48%) Information Security
2 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (16.48%) Business Analysis
3 14 (15.38%) Use Case
3 14 (15.38%) ITIL
4 13 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.19%) ERP
6 11 (12.09%) Risk Management
7 10 (10.99%) Project Management
7 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (8.79%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.59%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (6.59%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (6.59%) CRM
10 6 (6.59%) Analytics
11 5 (5.49%) Inmon Methodology
11 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.49%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.19%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) VBA
2 2 (2.20%) Groovy
2 2 (2.20%) Scala
2 2 (2.20%) Java
3 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) MCSA
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) ISEB
3 2 (2.20%) MOS
3 2 (2.20%) MCTS
3 2 (2.20%) MCITP
3 2 (2.20%) MCSE
3 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) COBIT
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) SCCM
2 2 (2.20%) SCOM
2 2 (2.20%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.20%) Netcool
2 2 (2.20%) Nagios
2 2 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.20%) WSUS
3 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) SAP
2 7 (7.69%) Remedy
3 6 (6.59%) HP
4 5 (5.49%) Cognos
4 5 (5.49%) Informatica
4 5 (5.49%) JD Edwards
5 4 (4.40%) Cisco
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle
6 3 (3.30%) Citrix
6 3 (3.30%) BMC
6 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.30%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.20%) Nokia
7 2 (2.20%) CODA
7 2 (2.20%) Symantec
7 2 (2.20%) Sage
7 2 (2.20%) CA
7 2 (2.20%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.20%) McAfee