Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 531 528 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.37% 12.93% 13.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.38% 14.04% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 339 326
Berkshire median daily rate £365 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +1.35% +4.23%
10th Percentile £150 £200 £213
90th Percentile £506 £525 £481
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -22.86% -15.76%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.41 £12.38
90th Percentile £51.88 £37.75 £30.60
South East median hourly rate £14.05 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -14.85% +10.00% -

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 3,968 3,761 3,921
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.47% 92.14% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,945 1,999 2,113
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 132 185
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.14% -7.50% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.50 £48.25
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.74
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.94% +7.07%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018. 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 -9 142 £375 -6.25% 24
Bracknell +4 73 £300 -9.09% 9
Maidenhead +1 49 £356 +9.62% 14
Slough -2 46 £278 -14.62% 13
Newbury +7 38 £400 +68.42% 9
Wokingham +3 30 £388 +3.33%
Windsor -1 5 £488 +8.33% 2
Thatcham - 1 £525 -
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 113 (21.28%) Finance
2 111 (20.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 99 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (16.38%) SQL
5 79 (14.88%) Telecoms
6 63 (11.86%) SAP
7 62 (11.68%) Oracle
8 58 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
9 56 (10.55%) Business Analysis
10 54 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 53 (9.98%) Microsoft
12 48 (9.04%) Migration
13 47 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 47 (8.85%) Data Analysis
14 43 (8.10%) Data Migration
15 40 (7.53%) Windows
15 40 (7.53%) Analytics
16 39 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
17 37 (6.97%) Change Management
18 36 (6.78%) ERP
18 36 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 35 (6.59%) ITIL
19 35 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
20 34 (6.40%) Data Modelling
21 33 (6.21%) Degree
22 29 (5.46%) Data Mapping
23 28 (5.27%) SLA
24 27 (5.08%) Data Cleansing
24 27 (5.08%) Security Cleared
24 27 (5.08%) User Experience

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 14 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.38%) CMS
3 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.38%) SAS
4 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 111 (20.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.38%) InVision
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (3.58%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (3.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (2.64%) CSG Singleview
4 10 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (1.88%) SAP MM
5 8 (1.51%) SAP APO
5 8 (1.51%) SAP MDM
6 7 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (1.13%) SAP ERP
7 6 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.94%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.75%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.56%) Maximo
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.82%) Office 365
2 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.94%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.75%) SaaS
5 3 (0.56%) G Suite
5 3 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (0.38%) Akamai
6 2 (0.38%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (0.38%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.19%) Apigee
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.19%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.64%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.07%) LAN
2 11 (2.07%) WAN
3 9 (1.69%) BGP
3 9 (1.69%) MPLS
3 9 (1.69%) OSPF
4 7 (1.32%) DNS
5 6 (1.13%) Firewall
5 6 (1.13%) Internet
5 6 (1.13%) VPN
6 5 (0.94%) SSL
7 4 (0.75%) Intranet
8 3 (0.56%) DWDM
8 3 (0.56%) EIGRP
8 3 (0.56%) MVNO
8 3 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.56%) RIP
8 3 (0.56%) SDH
8 3 (0.56%) VPLS
8 3 (0.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.39%) Power BI
3 15 (2.82%) Big Data
4 14 (2.64%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.26%) SAP BW
6 11 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.51%) Data Lake
9 8 (1.51%) SAP HANA
10 7 (1.32%) MS Access
10 7 (1.32%) SAP Data Services
11 6 (1.13%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.94%) Essbase
12 5 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (0.75%) QlikView
13 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (4.14%) JIRA
2 12 (2.26%) Toad
3 8 (1.51%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.51%) SoapUI
4 6 (1.13%) Selenium
4 6 (1.13%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.75%) TestRail
5 4 (0.75%) Zephyr
6 3 (0.56%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.56%) Metasploit
6 3 (0.56%) ProC
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.38%) PVCS
8 1 (0.19%) GitLab
8 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.19%) NUnit
8 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 113 (21.28%) Finance
2 79 (14.88%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.90%) Retail
4 23 (4.33%) Billing
5 22 (4.14%) Marketing
6 13 (2.45%) Legal
6 13 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.94%) Automotive
8 3 (0.56%) German Language
8 3 (0.56%) Local Government
9 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.19%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.07%) XML
2 6 (1.13%) SOAP
3 5 (0.94%) HTML
3 5 (0.94%) SAP Business Workflow
4 4 (0.75%) Middleware
5 3 (0.56%) .NET
5 3 (0.56%) Gherkin
5 3 (0.56%) LDAP
5 3 (0.56%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.38%) IDoc
6 2 (0.38%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.38%) REST
6 2 (0.38%) STL
7 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) COM
7 1 (0.19%) CSS
7 1 (0.19%) Flash
7 1 (0.19%) Kafka
7 1 (0.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.08%) User Experience
3 18 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.51%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.32%) Virtual Team
6 5 (0.94%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.75%) AS400
7 4 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (0.75%) Life Science
7 4 (0.75%) PACS
7 4 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.56%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.56%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.38%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.38%) Marketing Technology
9 2 (0.38%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.53%) Windows
2 18 (3.39%) Windows 10
3 17 (3.20%) Linux
4 15 (2.82%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.51%) Solaris
7 7 (1.32%) Unix
8 6 (1.13%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.56%) Android
9 3 (0.56%) CentOS
9 3 (0.56%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.19%) AIX
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (10.55%) Business Analysis
3 54 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 48 (9.04%) Migration
5 47 (8.85%) Data Analysis
5 47 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (8.10%) Data Migration
7 40 (7.53%) Analytics
8 39 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (6.97%) Change Management
10 36 (6.78%) ERP
11 35 (6.59%) ITIL
11 35 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
12 34 (6.40%) Data Modelling
13 29 (5.46%) Data Mapping
14 27 (5.08%) Data Cleansing
15 26 (4.90%) Project Management
15 26 (4.90%) Waterfall
16 24 (4.52%) SDLC
17 23 (4.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 87 (16.38%) SQL
2 24 (4.52%) Java
3 20 (3.77%) PL/SQL
4 17 (3.20%) VBA
5 14 (2.64%) Python
6 11 (2.07%) C
7 8 (1.51%) C#
7 8 (1.51%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.32%) Perl
8 7 (1.32%) Ruby
9 5 (0.94%) ABAP
9 5 (0.94%) VB
10 4 (0.75%) VBScript
11 3 (0.56%) C++
11 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.38%) Fortran
12 2 (0.38%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.38%) R
13 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (6.21%) Degree
2 27 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.01%) ISEB
5 13 (2.45%) ACCA
6 12 (2.26%) CIMA
7 10 (1.88%) CISSP
8 9 (1.69%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.51%) MBA
10 7 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.13%) CISM
11 6 (1.13%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.13%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.75%) CCNP
12 4 (0.75%) CISA
12 4 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.75%) GIAC
13 3 (0.56%) CCIP
13 3 (0.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.27%) SLA
2 26 (4.90%) PMO
3 23 (4.33%) Data Quality
4 15 (2.82%) QA
5 11 (2.07%) GDPR
5 11 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.51%) PCI DSS
7 7 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.19%) GxP
System Software
1 25 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.19%) XenApp
4 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.69%) SCCM
2 7 (1.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 7 (1.32%) CSIRT
2 7 (1.32%) HP ALM
3 5 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.38%) Ansible
4 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.38%) Nessus
4 2 (0.38%) QRadar
4 2 (0.38%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (11.86%) SAP
2 62 (11.68%) Oracle
3 53 (9.98%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.58%) Remedy
5 18 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.64%) JD Edwards
7 12 (2.26%) ServiceNow
8 11 (2.07%) Cisco
8 11 (2.07%) HP
8 11 (2.07%) Workday
9 10 (1.88%) BMC
9 10 (1.88%) VMware
10 8 (1.51%) IBM
10 8 (1.51%) IFS
11 7 (1.32%) Google
12 5 (0.94%) Cloudera
12 5 (0.94%) Hyperion
13 4 (0.75%) Ab Initio
13 4 (0.75%) Ariba
13 4 (0.75%) Tableau