The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 220 280 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.03% 11.28% 13.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.89% 12.17% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 161 233
Median daily rate £385 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +5.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £238 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 19
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -10.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £13.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £19.50 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.60 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.73% +0.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1707 2301 2737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.33% 92.71% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 1191 1418
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 76 87
Median hourly rate £15.70 £21.33 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.39% +21.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Berkshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Berkshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Berkshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Berkshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Berkshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 57 £396 +16.47% 20
Maidenhead +2 27 £275 +4.76% 9
Bracknell -6 19 £373 +8.75% 4
Slough -2 15 £425 +6.25% 3
Newbury -5 8 £425 +3.65% 2
Wokingham +3 7 £310 +30.52% 3
Thatcham - 2 - -
Analyst
South East

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 118 (24.33%) Finance
2 80 (16.49%) Telecoms
3 70 (14.43%) SQL
4 67 (13.81%) Business Analysis
5 64 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (12.37%) MS Excel
7 57 (11.75%) Microsoft
8 52 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
9 50 (10.31%) Project Management
10 49 (10.10%) Data Analysis
11 47 (9.69%) SAP
12 45 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (9.07%) Security Cleared
14 42 (8.66%) CRM
15 41 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 36 (7.42%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (7.01%) Retail
18 33 (6.80%) Marketing
18 33 (6.80%) Migration
19 32 (6.60%) ERP
20 30 (6.19%) ITIL
20 30 (6.19%) SQL Server
20 30 (6.19%) SC Cleared
21 28 (5.77%) Oracle
21 28 (5.77%) Analytics
22 27 (5.57%) GAP Analysis
23 26 (5.36%) Degree
23 26 (5.36%) E-Commerce
24 25 (5.15%) QA
24 25 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.65%) Smallworld
3 7 (1.44%) SAS
4 4 (0.82%) Apache
4 4 (0.82%) Confluence
4 4 (0.82%) JBoss
4 4 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.62%) CMS
6 2 (0.41%) Commerce Server
6 2 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.41%) IIS
6 2 (0.41%) Jetty
6 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.21%) Documentum
7 1 (0.21%) Drupal
7 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 60 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (4.12%) MS Office
4 10 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.24%) InfoPath
6 6 (1.24%) MS Project
7 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.89%) Maximo
3 8 (1.65%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (1.24%) NetSuite
5 5 (1.03%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (1.03%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 5 (1.03%) Sonata
6 4 (0.82%) BigMachines
6 4 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.62%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.62%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.41%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.41%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.41%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.41%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.06%) Office 365
2 4 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.21%) CallidusCloud
5 1 (0.21%) Force.com
5 1 (0.21%) GoToWebinar
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.86%) Firewall
2 8 (1.65%) WAN
3 7 (1.44%) LAN
4 6 (1.24%) VPN
5 5 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (1.03%) Network Security
6 3 (0.62%) HTTP
6 3 (0.62%) Internet
6 3 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.62%) Wireless
7 2 (0.41%) 4G
7 2 (0.41%) BGP
7 2 (0.41%) Broadband
7 2 (0.41%) DMVPN
7 2 (0.41%) HSRP
7 2 (0.41%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.41%) LDAP
7 2 (0.41%) LTE
7 2 (0.41%) VLAN
7 2 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (2.89%) DB2
4 14 (2.89%) GIS
5 13 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.06%) MS Access
6 10 (2.06%) QlikView
7 5 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (1.03%) MySQL
7 5 (1.03%) Power BI
8 4 (0.82%) Big Data
8 4 (0.82%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.82%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.82%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (4.33%) Selenium
2 20 (4.12%) WebDriver
3 14 (2.89%) JIRA
4 12 (2.47%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.24%) JMeter
6 5 (1.03%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.82%) Appium
7 4 (0.82%) Bugzilla
7 4 (0.82%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.82%) Toad
8 3 (0.62%) Calabash
8 3 (0.62%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.62%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.62%) Subversion
9 2 (0.41%) Ant
9 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.41%) eggPlant
9 2 (0.41%) Gradle
9 2 (0.41%) Maven
9 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 118 (24.33%) Finance
2 80 (16.49%) Telecoms
3 34 (7.01%) Retail
4 33 (6.80%) Marketing
5 16 (3.30%) Billing
6 14 (2.89%) Legal
7 12 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.03%) Banking
8 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.62%) Electronics
9 3 (0.62%) Games
10 2 (0.41%) Front Office
10 2 (0.41%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.09%) XML
2 11 (2.27%) .NET
3 10 (2.06%) Web Services
4 9 (1.86%) SOAP
5 7 (1.44%) CSS
5 7 (1.44%) HTML
6 4 (0.82%) JSON
6 4 (0.82%) WSDL
7 3 (0.62%) EDI
7 3 (0.62%) Velocity
8 2 (0.41%) Ajax
8 2 (0.41%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.41%) ATL
8 2 (0.41%) REST
8 2 (0.41%) Worklight
9 1 (0.21%) Behat
9 1 (0.21%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.21%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.21%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.27%) Life Science
2 11 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.86%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.44%) Social Media
5 6 (1.24%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.24%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.03%) User Experience
7 4 (0.82%) EMV
8 3 (0.62%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.62%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.62%) Robotics
9 2 (0.41%) Handset
9 2 (0.41%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.41%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.41%) STB
10 1 (0.21%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.21%) IVR
10 1 (0.21%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.95%) Windows
2 14 (2.89%) Unix
3 12 (2.47%) Linux
4 7 (1.44%) Android
4 7 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.24%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.41%) AIX
7 2 (0.41%) CentOS
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (13.81%) Business Analysis
2 64 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (10.31%) Project Management
4 49 (10.10%) Data Analysis
5 45 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (8.66%) CRM
7 41 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (7.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 33 (6.80%) Migration
10 32 (6.60%) ERP
11 30 (6.19%) ITIL
12 28 (5.77%) Analytics
13 27 (5.57%) GAP Analysis
14 26 (5.36%) E-Commerce
15 24 (4.95%) Data Modelling
16 23 (4.74%) Scrum
17 20 (4.12%) Workflow
18 19 (3.92%) ETL
19 18 (3.71%) Test Scripting
19 18 (3.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (14.43%) SQL
2 15 (3.09%) Java
3 14 (2.89%) C#
4 9 (1.86%) C
4 9 (1.86%) VBA
5 7 (1.44%) Python
6 6 (1.24%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.82%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.62%) PHP
9 2 (0.41%) C++
9 2 (0.41%) COBOL
9 2 (0.41%) Groovy
9 2 (0.41%) Magik
9 2 (0.41%) Ruby
9 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.41%) VB
10 1 (0.21%) ABAP
10 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (9.07%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.36%) Degree
4 14 (2.89%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.47%) ISEB
6 11 (2.27%) ACCA
6 11 (2.27%) CIMA
7 7 (1.44%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.03%) CCNP
8 5 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.82%) CCNA
9 4 (0.82%) CCSE
10 3 (0.62%) CCSA
10 3 (0.62%) CISA
10 3 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.41%) AAT
11 2 (0.41%) CBAP
11 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.15%) QA
2 20 (4.12%) PMO
3 18 (3.71%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.06%) IFRS
5 9 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.65%) GAAP
7 6 (1.24%) GDPR
7 6 (1.24%) SLA
8 5 (1.03%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.41%) GMP
9 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.21%) COBIT
10 1 (0.21%) COREP
10 1 (0.21%) EMIR
10 1 (0.21%) FINREP
10 1 (0.21%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.21%) MiFID
10 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.82%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.21%) XenApp
3 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.21%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.21%) Nessus
2 1 (0.21%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.21%) Nmap
2 1 (0.21%) QRadar
2 1 (0.21%) SCCM
2 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (11.75%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.69%) SAP
3 28 (5.77%) Oracle
4 20 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (2.68%) Workday
6 10 (2.06%) Tableau
7 7 (1.44%) Cisco
7 7 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (1.24%) HP
8 6 (1.24%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.03%) Apttus
9 5 (1.03%) Blue Coat
9 5 (1.03%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.03%) Splunk
9 5 (1.03%) Teradata
10 4 (0.82%) Citrix
10 4 (0.82%) hybris
10 4 (0.82%) Remedy
11 3 (0.62%) Capita
11 3 (0.62%) Google
Berkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago