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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 32 35 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.39% 11.99% 30.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.98% 12.73% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 55
Average daily rate £350 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £150 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
178 275 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 96.74% 94.18% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 159 141
Average daily rate £365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £30.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 27 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (18.84%) Smart Meter
3 13 (18.84%) HP
4 12 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (17.39%) SQL
5 11 (15.94%) Finance
6 10 (14.49%) Degree
7 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
8 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.59%) ArcSight
8 8 (11.59%) CISSP
9 7 (10.14%) Windows
9 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
9 7 (10.14%) SIEM
9 7 (10.14%) Splunk
10 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.70%) ITIL
10 6 (8.70%) Unix
10 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.70%) Toad
10 6 (8.70%) ETL
10 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.25%) ISEB
11 5 (7.25%) Linux
11 5 (7.25%) MS Office
11 5 (7.25%) Use Case
11 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
11 5 (7.25%) Big Data

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.45%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) FinancialForce.com
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Firewall
1 4 (5.80%) ZigBee
2 3 (4.35%) 802.15
2 3 (4.35%) DNS
2 3 (4.35%) FTP
2 3 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (4.35%) IPv6
3 2 (2.90%) Internet
3 2 (2.90%) IPX
3 2 (2.90%) LAN
3 2 (2.90%) MVNO
3 2 (2.90%) WAN
4 1 (1.45%) ASN.1
4 1 (1.45%) ISUP
4 1 (1.45%) SAN
4 1 (1.45%) SCCP
4 1 (1.45%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (1.45%) SS7
4 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Big Data
2 4 (5.80%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.90%) DataStage
3 2 (2.90%) OLAP
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.45%) GIS
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Toad
2 3 (4.35%) Introscope
2 3 (4.35%) JProfiler
3 2 (2.90%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (1.45%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.45%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.94%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Marketing
4 3 (4.35%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.45%) French Language
5 1 (1.45%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Middleware
2 3 (4.35%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.90%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.45%) JDBC
4 1 (1.45%) ODBC
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.84%) Smart Meter
3 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
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%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) EPoS
5 1 (1.45%) FMCG
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) PKI
5 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Statistics
5 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Unix
3 5 (7.25%) Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Solaris
4 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.90%) NetWare
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) Android
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
3 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
4 7 (10.14%) SIEM
5 6 (8.70%) ETL
5 6 (8.70%) ITIL
5 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Use Case
6 5 (7.25%) V-Model
7 4 (5.80%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Project Management
7 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.80%) UML
8 3 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.35%) Security Testing
8 3 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) VB
3 3 (4.35%) C++
3 3 (4.35%) Java
3 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.90%) C#
5 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) CISSP
3 5 (7.25%) ISEB
4 4 (5.80%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) CCNA
7 1 (1.45%) CISA
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.45%) CISM
7 1 (1.45%) GCFA
7 1 (1.45%) GCIA
7 1 (1.45%) GCIH
7 1 (1.45%) GREM
7 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.45%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) ISO22301
3 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.35%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (4.35%) nmon
3 2 (2.90%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (2.90%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) HP
2 8 (11.59%) ArcSight
3 7 (10.14%) Splunk
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.35%) BMC
5 3 (4.35%) Informatica
5 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) Cognos
6 2 (2.90%) Lotus
6 2 (2.90%) Marketo
6 2 (2.90%) NetSuite
6 2 (2.90%) Novell
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle
6 2 (2.90%) SAP
7 1 (1.45%) EMC
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) Juniper