Period
to 2 July 2020

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

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
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 201 528 464
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.62% 12.50% 11.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.43% 13.24% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 277 255
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £214 £211
90th Percentile £506 £513 £498
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 18
Median hourly rate £20.17 £23.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.34% +36.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £16.50 £14.67 £15.18
90th Percentile £45.65 £33.30 £48.10
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £14.05
% change year-on-year +4.76% +12.10% -10.79%

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 1,617 3,987 3,673
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.47% 94.39% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 1,997 1,912
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43% +0.61%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £250
90th Percentile £638 £608 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 129 101
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £51.15 £73.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £18.06
% change year-on-year -4.44% +24.62% +3.17%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Berkshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Analyst in Berkshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Berkshire over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in Berkshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in Berkshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analyst in Berkshire over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

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 2 July 2020. 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 +2 93 £400 - 3
Newbury +1 29 £425 +13.33%
Slough +5 23 £300 -21.57% 3
Bracknell -4 12 £400 +18.52%
Maidenhead -2 9 £435 +16.00% 1
Wokingham +6 6 £225 -43.75%
Ascot +5 4 £153 +12.96%
Windsor +1 2 £375 -4.76% 1
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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 52 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (23.38%) Microsoft
3 40 (19.90%) Telecoms
4 39 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (18.41%) Analytics
6 36 (17.91%) SQL
7 30 (14.93%) ITIL
8 29 (14.43%) Business Analysis
9 26 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (12.94%) Power BI
9 26 (12.94%) Power Platform
10 23 (11.44%) Windows
11 22 (10.95%) Microsoft Excel
11 22 (10.95%) Azure
12 21 (10.45%) User Stories
12 21 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (9.95%) DevOps
14 19 (9.45%) Finance
15 18 (8.96%) Migration
16 16 (7.96%) Microsoft Office
16 16 (7.96%) Active Directory
16 16 (7.96%) Visualisation
16 16 (7.96%) Office 365
17 15 (7.46%) CRM
17 15 (7.46%) Data Modelling
17 15 (7.46%) Scrum
17 15 (7.46%) JIRA
18 14 (6.97%) Security Cleared
18 14 (6.97%) Data Analytics
18 14 (6.97%) Requirements Gathering

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 7 (3.48%) Confluence
2 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (10.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (7.96%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.50%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.50%) Maximo
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.94%) Power Platform
2 22 (10.95%) Azure
3 16 (7.96%) Office 365
4 11 (5.47%) Data Lake Analytics
5 6 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.49%) G Suite
7 2 (1.00%) GCP
7 2 (1.00%) Google Drive
7 2 (1.00%) SaaS
7 2 (1.00%) SurveyMonkey
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.50%) AWS
8 1 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.50%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.50%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.99%) WAN
2 5 (2.49%) LAN
2 5 (2.49%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (2.49%) VPN
3 2 (1.00%) 5G
3 2 (1.00%) BGP
3 2 (1.00%) Intranet
3 2 (1.00%) MPLS
3 2 (1.00%) OSPF
3 2 (1.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.00%) VoIP
4 1 (0.50%) 2G
4 1 (0.50%) 3G
4 1 (0.50%) 4G
4 1 (0.50%) Firewall
4 1 (0.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.94%) Power BI
2 14 (6.97%) Data Lake
3 11 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.98%) Big Data
5 6 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.99%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.49%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.00%) Essbase
8 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Smart View
9 1 (0.50%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (7.46%) JIRA
2 11 (5.47%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.49%) Selenium
4 1 (0.50%) Appium
4 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (19.90%) Telecoms
2 19 (9.45%) Finance
3 12 (5.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.98%) Retail
5 7 (3.48%) Billing
6 5 (2.49%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.99%) Marketing
8 3 (1.49%) Automotive
8 3 (1.49%) German Language
8 3 (1.49%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.00%) Back Office
9 2 (1.00%) Local Government
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Law
10 1 (0.50%) Legal
10 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.50%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.49%) HTML
2 2 (1.00%) .NET
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.00%) XML
3 1 (0.50%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (0.50%) COM
3 1 (0.50%) JSON
3 1 (0.50%) Kafka
3 1 (0.50%) OLE
3 1 (0.50%) Pandas
3 1 (0.50%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (2.99%) User Experience
3 5 (2.49%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (2.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.49%) CMDB
5 3 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.00%) Robotics
6 2 (1.00%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.50%) EPoS
7 1 (0.50%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.50%) IVR
7 1 (0.50%) Life Science
7 1 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.44%) Windows
2 12 (5.97%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.00%) Linux
4 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.50%) CentOS
5 1 (0.50%) Unix
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (18.41%) Analytics
4 30 (14.93%) ITIL
5 29 (14.43%) Business Analysis
6 21 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (10.45%) User Stories
7 20 (9.95%) DevOps
8 18 (8.96%) Migration
9 16 (7.96%) Visualisation
10 15 (7.46%) CRM
10 15 (7.46%) Data Modelling
10 15 (7.46%) Scrum
11 14 (6.97%) Data Analytics
11 14 (6.97%) Requirements Gathering
12 13 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (6.47%) Service Management
12 13 (6.47%) Workshop Facilitation
13 12 (5.97%) ITIL V3
13 12 (5.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.91%) SQL
2 7 (3.48%) VBA
3 4 (1.99%) Python
3 4 (1.99%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.49%) Java
5 2 (1.00%) C#
5 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.50%) R
6 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (6.97%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.48%) ISEB
4 6 (2.99%) Degree
5 5 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.00%) CBAP
7 2 (1.00%) IIBA
7 2 (1.00%) MCSE
7 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.50%) CISM
8 1 (0.50%) CISSP
8 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) PMO
2 8 (3.98%) QA
2 8 (3.98%) SLA
3 4 (1.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.50%) COBIT
6 1 (0.50%) GDPR
6 1 (0.50%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.50%) NIST
6 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (2.49%) SCCM
2 2 (1.00%) Ansible
2 2 (1.00%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.50%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.50%) QRadar
3 1 (0.50%) vMotion
3 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.48%) Oracle
2 7 (3.48%) SAP
2 7 (3.48%) ServiceNow
2 7 (3.48%) Tableau
3 4 (1.99%) Citrix
3 4 (1.99%) Google
3 4 (1.99%) Hyperion
3 4 (1.99%) Remedy
4 3 (1.49%) Dell
4 3 (1.49%) VMware
5 2 (1.00%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.00%) Apple
5 2 (1.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.00%) Avaya
5 2 (1.00%) Facebook
5 2 (1.00%) Lotus
5 2 (1.00%) Okta
5 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.00%) Workday