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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 41 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.33% 12.50% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.83% 13.64% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 24
Average daily rate £423 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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 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
230 286 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 91.63% 91.67% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 164 133
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.75 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 21 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 17 (24.64%) SQL
3 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (18.84%) Java
5 9 (13.04%) SOAP
5 9 (13.04%) Windows
5 9 (13.04%) SOA
5 9 (13.04%) HTTP
5 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (13.04%) HP
5 9 (13.04%) Finance
5 9 (13.04%) Java EE
5 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 9 (13.04%) REST
6 8 (11.59%) ArcSight
6 8 (11.59%) OAuth2
6 8 (11.59%) Smart Meter
6 8 (11.59%) OpenID
6 8 (11.59%) Identity Management
6 8 (11.59%) Kerberos
6 8 (11.59%) EAI
6 8 (11.59%) ITIL
7 7 (10.14%) Toad
7 7 (10.14%) CISSP
7 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.14%) Analytics
7 7 (10.14%) SIEM
7 7 (10.14%) Splunk

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (4.35%) SAS
1 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) HTTP
2 8 (11.59%) Kerberos
3 4 (5.80%) Firewall
4 3 (4.35%) FTP
5 2 (2.90%) Internet
5 2 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.90%) IPX
5 2 (2.90%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) MVNO
5 2 (2.90%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) 802.15
6 1 (1.45%) DNS
6 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.45%) ISUP
6 1 (1.45%) SCCP
6 1 (1.45%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (1.45%) SS7
6 1 (1.45%) SSL
6 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.35%) DataStage
1 3 (4.35%) OLAP
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Big Data
2 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.45%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.45%) GIS
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.45%) QGIS
3 1 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Toad
2 3 (4.35%) Introscope
2 3 (4.35%) JProfiler
3 2 (2.90%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.90%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.45%) Protractor
4 1 (1.45%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.45%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) Java EE
1 9 (13.04%) REST
1 9 (13.04%) SOAP
2 8 (11.59%) OAuth2
2 8 (11.59%) OpenID
3 5 (7.25%) Middleware
4 2 (2.90%) .NET
4 2 (2.90%) J2EE
4 2 (2.90%) XML
5 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.45%) HTML
5 1 (1.45%) JDBC
5 1 (1.45%) ODBC
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Smart Meter
3 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.90%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.45%) CESG
5 1 (1.45%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.45%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.45%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.45%) EPoS
5 1 (1.45%) FMCG
5 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) SCORM
5 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
2 5 (7.25%) Unix
3 3 (4.35%) Solaris
3 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.90%) NetWare
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
2 9 (13.04%) SOA
3 8 (11.59%) EAI
3 8 (11.59%) Identity Management
3 8 (11.59%) ITIL
4 7 (10.14%) Analytics
4 7 (10.14%) SIEM
4 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
5 6 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Data Analytics
6 5 (7.25%) ETL
6 5 (7.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (5.80%) Six Sigma
8 3 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) SQL
2 13 (18.84%) Java
3 4 (5.80%) R
3 4 (5.80%) VB
4 3 (4.35%) C#
4 3 (4.35%) C++
4 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) CISSP
2 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) ISEB
3 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.45%) ECIH
5 1 (1.45%) GCFA
5 1 (1.45%) GCFE
5 1 (1.45%) GCIA
5 1 (1.45%) GCIH
5 1 (1.45%) GREM
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO22301
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.35%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (4.35%) nmon
2 2 (2.90%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (2.90%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) HP
2 8 (11.59%) ArcSight
3 7 (10.14%) Splunk
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle
6 3 (4.35%) Cognos
6 3 (4.35%) Informatica
7 2 (2.90%) BMC
7 2 (2.90%) Citrix
7 2 (2.90%) Lotus
7 2 (2.90%) Novell
7 2 (2.90%) Teradata
8 1 (1.45%) Adobe
8 1 (1.45%) CA
8 1 (1.45%) Cadence
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco
8 1 (1.45%) IBM
8 1 (1.45%) Juniper
8 1 (1.45%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow