Period
to 22 August 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 459 507 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.03% 12.98% 11.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.81% 13.89% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 264 256
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £184 £150 £200
90th Percentile £513 £488 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 29
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.75 £18.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.70% +14.06% -8.57%
10th Percentile £13.25 £15.23 £11.10
90th Percentile £38.65 £47.20 £37.75
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +12.07% -9.38% +6.67%

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 3,888 3,651 3,566
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.42% 93.50% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,936 1,905 1,767
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £234 £246
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 103 152
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +33.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.03 £9.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £46.60 £39.75
South East median hourly rate £23.06 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.37% +5.56% -10.00%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 -9 126 £375 +7.14% 24
Bracknell 0 76 £338 -15.63% 9
Newbury +1 43 £425 +25.93% 4
Maidenhead +2 40 £375 - 2
Slough -7 28 £295 +59.46% 15
Wokingham -4 17 £363 -3.33% 4
Windsor +3 7 £450 +28.57% 2
Ascot - 3 £131 -
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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.

1 101 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (20.48%) Telecoms
3 87 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (17.21%) Finance
5 70 (15.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 70 (15.25%) Business Analysis
6 69 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 64 (13.94%) SQL
8 56 (12.20%) Microsoft
9 52 (11.33%) Analytics
10 44 (9.59%) Retail
11 41 (8.93%) Oracle
11 41 (8.93%) ITIL
12 39 (8.50%) Data Analysis
13 38 (8.28%) CRM
14 36 (7.84%) Windows
14 36 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
15 35 (7.63%) Scrum
16 32 (6.97%) Degree
16 32 (6.97%) JIRA
16 32 (6.97%) Waterfall
17 31 (6.75%) User Stories
18 30 (6.54%) SDLC
18 30 (6.54%) Change Management
18 30 (6.54%) Project Management
18 30 (6.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 29 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
19 29 (6.32%) SAP
20 27 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
20 27 (5.88%) Business Intelligence

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 16 (3.49%) SAS
2 11 (2.40%) Confluence
2 11 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.09%) CMS
3 5 (1.09%) Documentum
3 5 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.22%) Apache
4 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.22%) IIS
4 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 70 (15.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (6.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 27 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (5.45%) MS Visio
5 11 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.74%) SPSS
7 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.31%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.87%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.65%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.65%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.44%) BPCS
5 2 (0.44%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.44%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.44%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.44%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.44%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.44%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.44%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.44%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.44%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.44%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.01%) Office 365
2 12 (2.61%) Azure
3 8 (1.74%) SaaS
4 7 (1.53%) OneDrive
4 7 (1.53%) Power Platform
4 7 (1.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 6 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (1.31%) Google Sheets
5 6 (1.31%) PaaS
6 5 (1.09%) IaaS
7 4 (0.87%) AWS
8 3 (0.65%) GCP
9 2 (0.44%) G Suite
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.22%) GitHub
10 1 (0.22%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.22%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.40%) Internet
2 8 (1.74%) Firewall
3 6 (1.31%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.31%) LAN
3 6 (1.31%) WAN
4 5 (1.09%) HTTP
4 5 (1.09%) IPsec
4 5 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (0.87%) DNS
5 4 (0.87%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.87%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.87%) VPN
5 4 (0.87%) Wireless
5 4 (0.87%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (0.65%) VoIP
6 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.44%) 2G
7 2 (0.44%) 3G
7 2 (0.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.53%) DB2
2 7 (1.53%) Power BI
3 6 (1.31%) Base SAS
3 6 (1.31%) Big Data
3 6 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (0.87%) Snowflake Schema
5 3 (0.65%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.65%) MS Access
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.44%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.44%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.44%) DTS
6 2 (0.44%) MySQL
6 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Smart View
6 2 (0.44%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 32 (6.97%) JIRA
2 6 (1.31%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.31%) Selenium
3 4 (0.87%) PVCS
3 4 (0.87%) Rational Rose
3 4 (0.87%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.65%) JMeter
4 3 (0.65%) Robot Framework
5 2 (0.44%) GitLab
5 2 (0.44%) JUnit
5 2 (0.44%) Maven
5 2 (0.44%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.22%) Ant
6 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.22%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.22%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 94 (20.48%) Telecoms
2 79 (17.21%) Finance
3 44 (9.59%) Retail
4 15 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (2.83%) Marketing
6 11 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.18%) Billing
8 9 (1.96%) Legal
9 7 (1.53%) Banking
10 5 (1.09%) Automotive
10 5 (1.09%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.87%) French Language
11 4 (0.87%) Public Sector
11 4 (0.87%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.65%) German Language
12 3 (0.65%) Law
12 3 (0.65%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.44%) Advertising
14 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.61%) HTML
2 11 (2.40%) XML
3 9 (1.96%) Web Services
4 5 (1.09%) REST
5 4 (0.87%) LDAP
5 4 (0.87%) SAML
5 4 (0.87%) STL
6 3 (0.65%) .NET
6 3 (0.65%) CSS
7 2 (0.44%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.44%) Middleware
7 2 (0.44%) Sass
7 2 (0.44%) SOAP
7 2 (0.44%) Spring
8 1 (0.22%) Behat
8 1 (0.22%) D3.js
8 1 (0.22%) Node.js
8 1 (0.22%) PowerMock
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Core Interface
8 1 (0.22%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 87 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (2.83%) Life Science
5 11 (2.40%) User Experience
6 10 (2.18%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.74%) Taxonomies
8 7 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.31%) TM Forum
10 5 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.87%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.87%) NGOSS
12 3 (0.65%) AS400
12 3 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.65%) FMCG
12 3 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.65%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.84%) Windows
2 16 (3.49%) Linux
3 11 (2.40%) Windows 10
4 8 (1.74%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.53%) Solaris
5 7 (1.53%) Unix
6 5 (1.09%) OpenVMS
7 4 (0.87%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.22%) VMS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (15.25%) Business Analysis
3 69 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (11.33%) Analytics
5 41 (8.93%) ITIL
6 39 (8.50%) Data Analysis
7 38 (8.28%) CRM
8 36 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
9 35 (7.63%) Scrum
10 32 (6.97%) Waterfall
11 31 (6.75%) User Stories
12 30 (6.54%) Change Management
12 30 (6.54%) Project Management
12 30 (6.54%) SDLC
13 29 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (5.23%) Cybersecurity
15 24 (5.23%) Migration
16 23 (5.01%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 64 (13.94%) SQL
2 23 (5.01%) Java
3 14 (3.05%) Python
4 9 (1.96%) R
5 7 (1.53%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.09%) C
6 5 (1.09%) Fortran
7 4 (0.87%) C++
7 4 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.65%) VBA
9 2 (0.44%) C#
9 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.44%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.22%) DCL
10 1 (0.22%) Groovy
10 1 (0.22%) Perl
10 1 (0.22%) Ruby
10 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (6.97%) Degree
2 18 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.27%) ISEB
4 14 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.40%) CIMA
6 10 (2.18%) ACCA
7 8 (1.74%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.53%) CISSP
8 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.09%) CEH
9 5 (1.09%) MCSA
9 5 (1.09%) SANS
10 4 (0.87%) CISM
10 4 (0.87%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.87%) HNC
10 4 (0.87%) HND
10 4 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.87%) MBA
11 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.88%) QA
2 23 (5.01%) PMO
3 14 (3.05%) SLA
4 13 (2.83%) Data Quality
5 10 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.96%) GDPR
6 9 (1.96%) NIST
7 8 (1.74%) PCI DSS
8 5 (1.09%) GxP
9 3 (0.65%) Dublin Core
10 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.22%) BIND 9
3 1 (0.22%) KVM
3 1 (0.22%) NFS
3 1 (0.22%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.09%) SCCM
2 4 (0.87%) Nessus
3 3 (0.65%) Ansible
4 2 (0.44%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 56 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.93%) Oracle
3 29 (6.32%) SAP
4 22 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (4.79%) Tableau
5 13 (2.83%) Google
6 10 (2.18%) Workday
7 8 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (1.53%) Apple
8 7 (1.53%) Ariba
8 7 (1.53%) Cisco
9 6 (1.31%) JD Edwards
9 6 (1.31%) Splunk
10 5 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.09%) IBM
10 5 (1.09%) Okta
10 5 (1.09%) Pega
10 5 (1.09%) Qualys
10 5 (1.09%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.09%) Zscaler