Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 501 525 700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.53% 13.09% 13.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.66% 14.04% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 298 425
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £212 £217 £221
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
South East median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 54
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -10.81% +8.82%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.43 £11.98
90th Percentile £38.00 £38.85 £39.50
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.20
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +7.14%

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 3,667 3,738 4,626
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.72% 93.22% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,948 1,929 2,442
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £238
90th Percentile £582 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 182 228
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.69% -23.38% +13.00%
10th Percentile £10.59 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.37
% change year-on-year +2.86% -9.67% +19.22%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +12 185 £400 +1.01% 32
Bracknell -4 57 £330 -8.97% 7
Slough +4 40 £381 -1.61% 10
Maidenhead -3 33 £350 -12.50% 9
Newbury -13 29 £213 -50.00% 7
Windsor -7 9 £450 +1.41%
Wokingham -4 7 £375 +32.74%
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 106 (21.16%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (18.76%) Finance
3 80 (15.97%) Telecoms
4 76 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (15.17%) Business Analysis
5 70 (13.97%) SQL
6 67 (13.37%) ITIL
7 61 (12.18%) Security Cleared
8 58 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 52 (10.38%) Microsoft Excel
10 51 (10.18%) SC Cleared
11 47 (9.38%) Microsoft
12 46 (9.18%) Project Management
12 46 (9.18%) Data Analysis
13 43 (8.58%) SAP
13 43 (8.58%) Oracle
14 42 (8.38%) Active Directory
15 40 (7.98%) Windows
15 40 (7.98%) Retail
16 36 (7.19%) Marketing
17 31 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
17 31 (6.19%) SQL Server
18 30 (5.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 30 (5.99%) GDPR
19 29 (5.79%) Data Management
19 29 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
19 29 (5.79%) Migration
20 28 (5.59%) GAP Analysis
20 28 (5.59%) SLA
21 27 (5.39%) VMware

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 13 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (1.20%) SAS
3 3 (0.60%) Documentum
3 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.40%) CMS
4 2 (0.40%) Drupal
5 1 (0.20%) IIS
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 52 (10.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (5.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.20%) Pipeline Pilot
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) FastStats
1 6 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
1 6 (1.20%) Sonata
2 5 (1.00%) BusinessWare
2 5 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.00%) Primavera
3 4 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.80%) SAP APO
3 4 (0.80%) SAP HCM
3 4 (0.80%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.60%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.60%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.60%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 2 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.40%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.59%) Office 365
2 16 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.00%) SaaS
5 3 (0.60%) Yammer
6 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.20%) CallidusCloud
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.40%) Firewall
2 11 (2.20%) LAN
3 8 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.20%) Internet
5 5 (1.00%) SMS
5 5 (1.00%) VLAN
5 5 (1.00%) WAN
6 4 (0.80%) BGP
6 4 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.80%) OSPF
7 3 (0.60%) DHCP
7 3 (0.60%) DNS
7 3 (0.60%) MPLS
7 3 (0.60%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.40%) 4G
8 2 (0.40%) RIP
8 2 (0.40%) Skype
8 2 (0.40%) VPN
9 1 (0.20%) Converged Networks
9 1 (0.20%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.00%) Big Data
5 5 (1.00%) Power BI
5 5 (1.00%) QlikView
5 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.60%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.40%) DTS
7 2 (0.40%) MS Access
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.20%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.20%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (1.80%) JIRA
2 7 (1.40%) HP UFT
2 7 (1.40%) Selenium
3 5 (1.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.60%) LSMW
4 3 (0.60%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.40%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.40%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 94 (18.76%) Finance
2 80 (15.97%) Telecoms
3 40 (7.98%) Retail
4 36 (7.19%) Marketing
5 25 (4.99%) Legal
6 13 (2.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.80%) Banking
7 9 (1.80%) Billing
8 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.00%) Digital Economy
10 4 (0.80%) Back Office
10 4 (0.80%) German Language
11 3 (0.60%) French Language
12 2 (0.40%) Automotive
12 2 (0.40%) Games
12 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.40%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.40%) XML
2 7 (1.40%) .NET
3 5 (1.00%) HTML
4 4 (0.80%) Web Services
5 3 (0.60%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.60%) Mason
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.40%) Flash
6 2 (0.40%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.20%) EDI
7 1 (0.20%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.20%) HTML5
7 1 (0.20%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (0.20%) J2EE
7 1 (0.20%) React
7 1 (0.20%) REST
7 1 (0.20%) SOAP
7 1 (0.20%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 106 (21.16%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.79%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.59%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (1.80%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.60%) Smartphone
6 7 (1.40%) Smart Meter
7 6 (1.20%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.20%) User Experience
7 6 (1.20%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.00%) EPoS
8 5 (1.00%) Life Science
9 4 (0.80%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.60%) CMDB
10 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.60%) Digital Signage
10 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.60%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.98%) Windows
2 18 (3.59%) Windows 7
3 15 (2.99%) Unix
4 13 (2.59%) Windows 10
5 10 (2.00%) Linux
6 8 (1.60%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.20%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.00%) AIX
9 4 (0.80%) Solaris
10 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.20%) Android
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
1 76 (15.17%) Business Analysis
2 67 (13.37%) ITIL
3 58 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (9.18%) Data Analysis
4 46 (9.18%) Project Management
5 29 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (5.79%) Data Management
5 29 (5.79%) Migration
6 28 (5.59%) GAP Analysis
7 26 (5.19%) Data Mapping
7 26 (5.19%) Waterfall
8 25 (4.99%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (4.99%) Incident Management
8 25 (4.99%) Information Security
8 25 (4.99%) Risk Management
9 24 (4.79%) Analytics
9 24 (4.79%) Data Protection
9 24 (4.79%) Validation
10 23 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (13.97%) SQL
2 23 (4.59%) Java
3 6 (1.20%) VBScript
4 5 (1.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.00%) C#
4 5 (1.00%) Perl
4 5 (1.00%) Python
4 5 (1.00%) Ruby
4 5 (1.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.60%) VBA
6 2 (0.40%) PHP
6 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.20%) ABAP
7 1 (0.20%) C
7 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.20%) R
7 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (12.18%) Security Cleared
2 51 (10.18%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.99%) Degree
4 10 (2.00%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.60%) ACCA
5 8 (1.60%) CIMA
5 8 (1.60%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.20%) ISEB
6 6 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.80%) CISA
7 4 (0.80%) CISM
7 4 (0.80%) CISSP
8 3 (0.60%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 3 (0.60%) MCSE
8 3 (0.60%) PCI QSA
9 2 (0.40%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.99%) GDPR
2 28 (5.59%) SLA
3 25 (4.99%) PMO
4 20 (3.99%) Data Quality
5 18 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (2.99%) QA
7 10 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (1.80%) IFRS
9 7 (1.40%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.80%) GxP
11 3 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.60%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.40%) Basel II
12 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.20%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 42 (8.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.60%) XenApp
4 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.00%) SCCM
2 6 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.00%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.40%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (0.40%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.20%) EnCase
6 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.58%) Oracle
2 43 (8.58%) SAP
3 27 (5.39%) VMware
4 26 (5.19%) Cisco
5 22 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (3.19%) Google
7 14 (2.79%) Palo Alto
8 12 (2.40%) HP
9 7 (1.40%) Dell
9 7 (1.40%) EMC
9 7 (1.40%) Tableau
9 7 (1.40%) Workday
10 6 (1.20%) Citrix
10 6 (1.20%) Remedy
11 5 (1.00%) Ab Initio
11 5 (1.00%) Apple
11 5 (1.00%) Vitria
11 5 (1.00%) webMethods
12 4 (0.80%) Symantec