Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 537 582 774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.08% 13.53% 15.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.22% 14.68% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 336 478
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £368 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.52% +1.43%
10th Percentile £200 £209 £210
90th Percentile £503 £475 £488
South East median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 25 42
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -18.79% +32.62%
10th Percentile £10.42 £12.38 £13.60
90th Percentile £37.50 £29.30 £39.50
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% -3.23% +10.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3777 3964 4660
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 92.19% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2141 2516
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.75% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £216
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 187 250
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -32.71% +24.03%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.05 £45.00 £45.62
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 183 £400 - 19
Bracknell -6 61 £330 +1.54% 4
Maidenhead +2 46 £360 -12.73% 3
Slough -1 40 £310 -15.93% 4
Newbury -12 28 £338 +1.89% 3
Windsor 0 17 £450 +1.41% 2
Wokingham +6 8 £197 -29.19%
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 126 (23.46%) Finance
2 112 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (15.46%) SQL
4 82 (15.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 79 (14.71%) Business Analysis
6 75 (13.97%) Telecoms
7 70 (13.04%) Data Analysis
8 68 (12.66%) ITIL
9 66 (12.29%) SAP
10 65 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (11.17%) Oracle
12 58 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 56 (10.43%) Project Management
13 56 (10.43%) Microsoft
14 51 (9.50%) Security Cleared
15 49 (9.12%) Marketing
16 44 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
16 44 (8.19%) Windows
16 44 (8.19%) SC Cleared
17 41 (7.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 41 (7.64%) Data Modelling
18 39 (7.26%) SQL Server
18 39 (7.26%) Retail
19 38 (7.08%) Migration
20 37 (6.89%) GDPR
21 35 (6.52%) Data Quality
22 34 (6.33%) Degree
22 34 (6.33%) Analytics
23 32 (5.96%) Waterfall
23 32 (5.96%) Active Directory

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 15 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.86%) SAS
3 9 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.56%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.37%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.37%) CMS
6 2 (0.37%) Documentum
6 2 (0.37%) Drupal
6 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.37%) IIS
6 2 (0.37%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 82 (15.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (7.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 27 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (2.79%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (2.42%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.05%) Oracle ERP
1 11 (2.05%) Primavera
1 11 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.68%) NetSuite
2 9 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.68%) Sonata
3 6 (1.12%) FastStats
3 6 (1.12%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.93%) SAP APO
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.74%) SAP HCM
5 4 (0.74%) SAP MDM
5 4 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.56%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.37%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.35%) Office 365
2 5 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (0.93%) SaaS
3 4 (0.74%) Yammer
4 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.37%) CallidusCloud
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.17%) Firewall
2 12 (2.23%) Internet
3 8 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (1.49%) SMS
3 8 (1.49%) WAN
4 7 (1.30%) DHCP
4 7 (1.30%) DNS
4 7 (1.30%) LAN
4 7 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.12%) Network Security
6 5 (0.93%) VLAN
7 4 (0.74%) VPN
8 3 (0.56%) BGP
8 3 (0.56%) MPLS
8 3 (0.56%) OSPF
8 3 (0.56%) Skype
8 3 (0.56%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.56%) Wireless
9 2 (0.37%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.37%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.05%) Big Data
4 11 (2.05%) DB2
4 11 (2.05%) QlikView
4 11 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.30%) SAP BW
8 6 (1.12%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.93%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.74%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.74%) GIS
10 4 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (0.56%) MS Access
12 2 (0.37%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.37%) DTS
12 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Selenium
2 4 (0.74%) HP UFT
2 4 (0.74%) LSMW
3 3 (0.56%) JIRA
3 3 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.37%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.19%) JBehave
5 1 (0.19%) Mocha
5 1 (0.19%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 126 (23.46%) Finance
2 75 (13.97%) Telecoms
3 49 (9.12%) Marketing
4 39 (7.26%) Retail
5 17 (3.17%) Legal
6 15 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.30%) Banking
8 7 (1.30%) Billing
8 7 (1.30%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.93%) Back Office
10 4 (0.74%) Electronics
11 3 (0.56%) Automotive
11 3 (0.56%) Military
12 2 (0.37%) French Language
12 2 (0.37%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Games
13 1 (0.19%) Law
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.86%) XML
2 6 (1.12%) HTML
3 5 (0.93%) .NET
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.74%) Web Services
5 3 (0.56%) Flash
6 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.37%) REST
7 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.19%) EDI
7 1 (0.19%) HTML5
7 1 (0.19%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (0.19%) JSON
7 1 (0.19%) LAMP
7 1 (0.19%) Mason
7 1 (0.19%) Node.js
7 1 (0.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 112 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.35%) Data Structures
3 16 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (1.68%) User Experience
6 8 (1.49%) CMDB
6 8 (1.49%) Smartphone
7 7 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.30%) Replication
8 6 (1.12%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.12%) AS400
8 6 (1.12%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.93%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.93%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.93%) Internet of Things
9 5 (0.93%) Smart Meter
9 5 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.74%) Cyber Attack
10 4 (0.74%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.19%) Windows
2 21 (3.91%) Windows 7
3 17 (3.17%) Unix
4 14 (2.61%) Windows 10
5 10 (1.86%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.49%) Linux
6 8 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.30%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.19%) Android
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (14.71%) Business Analysis
2 70 (13.04%) Data Analysis
3 68 (12.66%) ITIL
4 65 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (10.43%) Project Management
7 44 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (7.64%) Data Modelling
9 38 (7.08%) Migration
10 34 (6.33%) Analytics
11 32 (5.96%) Waterfall
12 31 (5.77%) CRM
13 29 (5.40%) Data Migration
14 27 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (5.03%) ERP
14 27 (5.03%) GAP Analysis
15 25 (4.66%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (4.47%) Information Security
16 24 (4.47%) Process Improvement
16 24 (4.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (15.46%) SQL
2 11 (2.05%) Java
2 11 (2.05%) T-SQL
3 8 (1.49%) Python
4 4 (0.74%) C#
4 4 (0.74%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.74%) VBA
4 4 (0.74%) VBScript
5 3 (0.56%) Ruby
6 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.37%) C
6 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.37%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.37%) Perl
6 2 (0.37%) PHP
6 2 (0.37%) R
6 2 (0.37%) Scala
7 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.19%) sed
7 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (9.50%) Security Cleared
2 44 (8.19%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.33%) Degree
4 11 (2.05%) ISEB
5 9 (1.68%) ACCA
5 9 (1.68%) CIMA
5 9 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.12%) CISA
7 6 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.93%) CISM
8 5 (0.93%) CISSP
8 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.74%) MCSE
10 2 (0.37%) AAT
10 2 (0.37%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.37%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.89%) GDPR
2 35 (6.52%) Data Quality
3 27 (5.03%) SLA
4 25 (4.66%) QA
5 18 (3.35%) PMO
6 16 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (2.79%) IFRS
8 8 (1.49%) PCI DSS
9 7 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (1.12%) IFRS 9
11 5 (0.93%) Basel II
11 5 (0.93%) GxP
12 4 (0.74%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.19%) COBIT
13 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.19%) GAAP
13 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 32 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.93%) XenApp
4 5 (0.93%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.19%) Snort
7 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.05%) SCCM
2 6 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.93%) EnCase
3 5 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.56%) IBM BigFix
4 3 (0.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.19%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.19%) MOM
5 1 (0.19%) Netcool
5 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (12.29%) SAP
2 60 (11.17%) Oracle
3 56 (10.43%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.54%) Tableau
5 16 (2.98%) HP
6 14 (2.61%) IBM
6 14 (2.61%) Remedy
6 14 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.61%) VMware
7 8 (1.49%) JDA
7 8 (1.49%) Workday
8 7 (1.30%) Cisco
8 7 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (1.12%) BMC
9 6 (1.12%) Citrix
9 6 (1.12%) Cognos
9 6 (1.12%) Google
9 6 (1.12%) Splunk
9 6 (1.12%) Symantec
10 5 (0.93%) Apple