Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 457 450 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.85% 12.27% 12.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.78% 13.24% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 244 382
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £212 £214 £242
90th Percentile £490 £488 £488
South East median daily rate £391 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +4.13% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 34
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £15.15 £12.78 £11.55
90th Percentile £48.55 £38.98 £25.48
South East median hourly rate £14.05 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.79% +5.00% +3.45%

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 3,576 3,400 4,464
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.74% 92.72% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,859 1,610 2,352
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £254 £220 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 161 169
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +3.45% -21.62%
10th Percentile £8.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.50 £53.40
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +16.14%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 +6 178 £400 +6.67% 34
Bracknell -6 40 £350 +3.70% 7
Slough -3 37 £400 +20.75% 7
Maidenhead -3 35 £375 +25.00% 11
Newbury -11 25 £338 -20.59% 5
Wokingham 0 16 £375 +33.93% 4
Windsor -2 1 £350 -17.65% 1
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 103 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (17.51%) Finance
4 72 (15.75%) Business Analysis
5 71 (15.54%) SQL
6 63 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (12.91%) Telecoms
8 57 (12.47%) Problem-Solving
9 52 (11.38%) Oracle
10 46 (10.07%) Microsoft Excel
11 43 (9.41%) Project Management
12 41 (8.97%) Security Cleared
13 40 (8.75%) Microsoft
14 39 (8.53%) SAP
15 35 (7.66%) SC Cleared
16 34 (7.44%) Marketing
16 34 (7.44%) ITIL
17 33 (7.22%) Windows
18 32 (7.00%) Migration
19 31 (6.78%) Retail
20 30 (6.56%) Java
20 30 (6.56%) ERP
20 30 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
21 29 (6.35%) Data Analysis
22 28 (6.13%) Active Directory
22 28 (6.13%) Legal
22 28 (6.13%) Analytics
22 28 (6.13%) PMO
23 27 (5.91%) Data Modelling
24 26 (5.69%) Test Automation

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 5 (1.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.66%) SAS
4 1 (0.22%) CMS
4 1 (0.22%) Confluence
4 1 (0.22%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (10.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.22%) Pipeline Pilot
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (1.53%) SAP APO
1 7 (1.53%) SAP MM
1 7 (1.53%) Sonata
2 5 (1.09%) BusinessWare
2 5 (1.09%) SAP ERP
2 5 (1.09%) SAP MDM
2 5 (1.09%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.88%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.88%) Maximo
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.66%) Primavera
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.22%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.19%) Office 365
3 8 (1.75%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.44%) BrowserStack
5 2 (0.44%) SaaS
5 2 (0.44%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.22%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.19%) LAN
2 8 (1.75%) Firewall
3 6 (1.31%) Intranet
4 5 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.88%) WAN
6 3 (0.66%) 4G
6 3 (0.66%) BGP
6 3 (0.66%) GSM
6 3 (0.66%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.66%) OSPF
6 3 (0.66%) SMS
7 2 (0.44%) 3G
7 2 (0.44%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (0.44%) ISUP
7 2 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.44%) SCCP
7 2 (0.44%) Skype
7 2 (0.44%) SS7
7 2 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.97%) Big Data
2 9 (1.97%) Power BI
2 9 (1.97%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.75%) SAP BW
4 7 (1.53%) Data Lake
4 7 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.31%) SAP Data Services
5 6 (1.31%) SAP HANA
6 5 (1.09%) DB2
7 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.66%) MySQL
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (5.47%) JIRA
2 17 (3.72%) SoapUI
3 11 (2.41%) Selenium
4 6 (1.31%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.31%) HP UFT
5 5 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.09%) Zephyr
6 4 (0.88%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.66%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.66%) JMeter
7 3 (0.66%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.66%) Protractor
7 3 (0.66%) Toad
7 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.44%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.44%) GitLab
8 2 (0.44%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.22%) NUnit
9 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (17.51%) Finance
2 59 (12.91%) Telecoms
3 34 (7.44%) Marketing
4 31 (6.78%) Retail
5 28 (6.13%) Legal
6 15 (3.28%) German Language
7 14 (3.06%) Digital Economy
8 12 (2.63%) French Language
8 12 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (2.19%) Billing
10 9 (1.97%) Banking
11 5 (1.09%) Back Office
11 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.66%) Advertising
12 3 (0.66%) Automotive
12 3 (0.66%) Games
12 3 (0.66%) Publishing
13 2 (0.44%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.19%) XML
2 7 (1.53%) SOAP
3 6 (1.31%) HTML
3 6 (1.31%) Web Services
4 4 (0.88%) .NET
5 3 (0.66%) REST
6 2 (0.44%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.44%) Ajax
6 2 (0.44%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.44%) Mason
6 2 (0.44%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.22%) CSS
7 1 (0.22%) Django
7 1 (0.22%) EDI
7 1 (0.22%) HTML5
7 1 (0.22%) J2EE
7 1 (0.22%) JSON
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 97 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.60%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.63%) User Experience
5 11 (2.41%) Smart Meter
6 9 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.31%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.31%) FMCG
9 6 (1.31%) Life Science
10 5 (1.09%) TM Forum
10 5 (1.09%) VLE
11 4 (0.88%) EPoS
11 4 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.66%) AS400
12 3 (0.66%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.66%) Digital TV
12 3 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.22%) Windows
2 22 (4.81%) Unix
3 19 (4.16%) Linux
4 9 (1.97%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.53%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.09%) AIX
7 5 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.66%) Solaris
9 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (15.75%) Business Analysis
3 63 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (12.47%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (9.41%) Project Management
6 34 (7.44%) ITIL
7 32 (7.00%) Migration
8 30 (6.56%) ERP
9 29 (6.35%) Data Analysis
10 28 (6.13%) Analytics
11 27 (5.91%) Data Modelling
12 26 (5.69%) Test Automation
13 24 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (5.25%) Data Migration
13 24 (5.25%) User Stories
14 23 (5.03%) Data Management
14 23 (5.03%) Test Scripting
14 23 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (4.38%) Data Mapping
15 20 (4.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 71 (15.54%) SQL
2 30 (6.56%) Java
3 11 (2.41%) Python
4 8 (1.75%) C
5 5 (1.09%) C#
5 5 (1.09%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.09%) Ruby
5 5 (1.09%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.09%) VBScript
6 4 (0.88%) VBA
7 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.66%) Perl
8 2 (0.44%) Groovy
8 2 (0.44%) R
9 1 (0.22%) C++
9 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 35 (7.66%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.60%) Degree
4 11 (2.41%) ISEB
4 11 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.66%) ACCA
8 3 (0.66%) CIMA
8 3 (0.66%) CISM
8 3 (0.66%) CISSP
9 2 (0.44%) CISA
9 2 (0.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (0.44%) PCI QSA
9 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.22%) CITP
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.13%) PMO
2 18 (3.94%) Data Quality
3 15 (3.28%) QA
4 13 (2.84%) GDPR
4 13 (2.84%) SLA
5 10 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (1.09%) IFRS
7 5 (1.09%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.22%) GxP
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 28 (6.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.09%) StorNext
3 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) XenApp
4 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (2.63%) HP ALM
2 7 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.44%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (0.44%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.44%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 52 (11.38%) Oracle
2 40 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 39 (8.53%) SAP
4 30 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (5.25%) Cisco
6 18 (3.94%) Google
7 17 (3.72%) HP
7 17 (3.72%) VMware
8 14 (3.06%) IBM
9 12 (2.63%) Palo Alto
10 8 (1.75%) Dell
10 8 (1.75%) EMC
10 8 (1.75%) Tableau
11 7 (1.53%) Citrix
11 7 (1.53%) FNZ
12 6 (1.31%) Adobe
13 5 (1.09%) Ab Initio
13 5 (1.09%) JD Edwards
13 5 (1.09%) Vitria
13 5 (1.09%) webMethods