Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 503 498 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.10% 12.54% 13.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.06% 13.61% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 304 369
Berkshire median daily rate £360 £374 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.68% -0.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £150 £204 £250
90th Percentile £488 £500 £475
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £373
% change year-on-year +5.33% +0.67% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 34
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.13% -9.86% -7.19%
10th Percentile £15.23 £10.95 £11.55
90th Percentile £51.88 £51.50 £31.00
South East median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.19% +6.67% +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 3,577 3,659 4,195
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.18% 92.14% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,846 1,902 2,260
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 138 184
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.90% +11.70% -35.03%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.85 £40.68 £38.38
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +5.56% -8.21% +12.06%

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 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 0 167 £340 -17.70% 31
Bracknell +4 57 £363 +9.85% 6
Maidenhead -1 39 £363 +16.94% 5
Slough -3 39 £225 -25.00% 13
Newbury +1 34 £351 -5.70% 6
Wokingham +2 29 £375 +90.84% 2
Windsor -6 2 £419 -1.47% 2
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 (21.07%) Finance
2 103 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (16.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 75 (14.91%) SQL
5 73 (14.51%) Business Analysis
6 66 (13.12%) Telecoms
7 64 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (11.73%) SAP
9 53 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 51 (10.14%) Oracle
11 44 (8.75%) Data Analysis
12 42 (8.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 39 (7.75%) ERP
14 38 (7.55%) Migration
15 37 (7.36%) Project Management
15 37 (7.36%) Windows
15 37 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (7.36%) Microsoft
15 37 (7.36%) Analytics
16 36 (7.16%) Change Management
17 34 (6.76%) ITIL
17 34 (6.76%) Data Migration
17 34 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
18 33 (6.56%) Data Modelling
19 32 (6.36%) Marketing
20 31 (6.16%) PMO
21 30 (5.96%) Security Cleared
21 30 (5.96%) Java
22 29 (5.77%) Test Automation
22 29 (5.77%) Waterfall

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 8 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.60%) CMS
2 3 (0.60%) SAS
3 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.20%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 84 (16.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (4.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.99%) Oracle Payables
1 10 (1.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.59%) SAP APO
2 8 (1.59%) SAP MDM
2 8 (1.59%) SAP MM
2 8 (1.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (1.39%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.99%) CSG Singleview
4 5 (0.99%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.80%) Maximo
5 4 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.60%) Sonata
7 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.40%) HFM
7 2 (0.40%) Movex
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.40%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.39%) Office 365
2 5 (0.99%) IBM Blueworks
3 4 (0.80%) BrowserStack
3 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.80%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (0.40%) Akamai
4 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.40%) G Suite
4 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.20%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle CX
5 1 (0.20%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.39%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.59%) BGP
2 8 (1.59%) MPLS
2 8 (1.59%) OSPF
3 7 (1.39%) LAN
4 6 (1.19%) Intranet
4 6 (1.19%) WAN
5 5 (0.99%) SMS
6 4 (0.80%) DNS
6 4 (0.80%) Internet
6 4 (0.80%) VPN
7 3 (0.60%) 3G
7 3 (0.60%) 4G
7 3 (0.60%) Firewall
7 3 (0.60%) GSM
7 3 (0.60%) SSL
8 2 (0.40%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (0.40%) MVNO
8 2 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.40%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.38%) Big Data
2 13 (2.58%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.39%) SAP BW
4 10 (1.99%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.99%) Power BI
5 8 (1.59%) Data Lake
5 8 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
5 8 (1.59%) SAP HANA
5 8 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.80%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.80%) Essbase
7 4 (0.80%) MS Access
8 3 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 26 (5.17%) JIRA
2 14 (2.78%) SoapUI
3 12 (2.39%) Cucumber
3 12 (2.39%) Selenium
4 10 (1.99%) Toad
5 7 (1.39%) HP UFT
5 7 (1.39%) SpecFlow
5 7 (1.39%) Zephyr
6 6 (1.19%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.80%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.80%) TestRail
8 3 (0.60%) JMeter
8 3 (0.60%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.60%) Protractor
8 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.40%) NUnit
9 2 (0.40%) ProC
9 2 (0.40%) PVCS
9 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.20%) LSMW
General
1 106 (21.07%) Finance
2 66 (13.12%) Telecoms
3 32 (6.36%) Marketing
4 26 (5.17%) Retail
5 20 (3.98%) Legal
6 13 (2.58%) Billing
7 12 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.80%) Automotive
9 4 (0.80%) Digital Economy
10 3 (0.60%) Advertising
10 3 (0.60%) Back Office
10 3 (0.60%) Banking
10 3 (0.60%) German Language
11 2 (0.40%) Electronics
11 2 (0.40%) French Language
11 2 (0.40%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.79%) HTML
2 8 (1.59%) SOAP
2 8 (1.59%) XML
3 5 (0.99%) SAP Business Workflow
4 3 (0.60%) .NET
4 3 (0.60%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.40%) Ajax
5 2 (0.40%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.40%) CSS
5 2 (0.40%) IDoc
5 2 (0.40%) Mason
5 2 (0.40%) Middleware
5 2 (0.40%) REST
5 2 (0.40%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (0.40%) STL
5 2 (0.40%) Web Services
6 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.20%) JSON
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.77%) User Experience
3 18 (3.58%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.99%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.19%) FMCG
9 5 (0.99%) Smart Meter
9 5 (0.99%) VLE
10 4 (0.80%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.80%) AS400
10 4 (0.80%) PACS
10 4 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.40%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.40%) EPoS
12 2 (0.40%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.36%) Windows
2 16 (3.18%) Linux
3 15 (2.98%) Windows 10
4 14 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.59%) Unix
7 6 (1.19%) Solaris
8 4 (0.80%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.60%) Android
9 3 (0.60%) CentOS
10 2 (0.40%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (14.51%) Business Analysis
3 53 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (8.75%) Data Analysis
5 42 (8.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 39 (7.75%) ERP
7 38 (7.55%) Migration
8 37 (7.36%) Analytics
8 37 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (7.36%) Project Management
9 36 (7.16%) Change Management
10 34 (6.76%) Data Migration
10 34 (6.76%) ITIL
10 34 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
11 33 (6.56%) Data Modelling
12 29 (5.77%) Test Automation
12 29 (5.77%) Waterfall
13 27 (5.37%) SDLC
14 24 (4.77%) Incident Management
15 23 (4.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (14.91%) SQL
2 30 (5.96%) Java
3 18 (3.58%) Python
4 12 (2.39%) PL/SQL
5 10 (1.99%) VBA
6 9 (1.79%) C#
7 8 (1.59%) VBScript
8 7 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.39%) C
8 7 (1.39%) Perl
8 7 (1.39%) Ruby
9 6 (1.19%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.99%) ABAP
10 5 (0.99%) VB
11 4 (0.80%) C++
12 3 (0.60%) R
13 2 (0.40%) Fortran
13 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (5.96%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.77%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.57%) Degree
4 16 (3.18%) ISEB
5 10 (1.99%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.59%) ACCA
6 8 (1.59%) CIMA
6 8 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.39%) CISSP
8 4 (0.80%) CISM
9 3 (0.60%) GIAC
9 3 (0.60%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.60%) MBA
10 2 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.40%) CCIP
10 2 (0.40%) CCNP
10 2 (0.40%) CISA
10 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.16%) PMO
2 25 (4.97%) Data Quality
2 25 (4.97%) SLA
3 14 (2.78%) QA
4 12 (2.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.79%) GDPR
6 6 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.60%) IFRS
8 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.20%) COBIT
9 1 (0.20%) GxP
System Software
1 19 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.20%) StorNext
3 1 (0.20%) XenApp
3 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.19%) HP ALM
2 9 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 7 (1.39%) CSIRT
4 5 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.99%) SCCM
5 2 (0.40%) Ansible
5 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.40%) Nessus
5 2 (0.40%) QRadar
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (11.73%) SAP
2 51 (10.14%) Oracle
3 37 (7.36%) Microsoft
4 21 (4.17%) HP
5 16 (3.18%) Remedy
5 16 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.58%) JD Edwards
7 10 (1.99%) BMC
7 10 (1.99%) VMware
8 9 (1.79%) Cisco
8 9 (1.79%) IBM
9 8 (1.59%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.39%) IFS
11 6 (1.19%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.99%) Ariba
12 5 (0.99%) Cloudera
12 5 (0.99%) Tableau
12 5 (0.99%) Workday
13 4 (0.80%) Ab Initio
13 4 (0.80%) Citrix