Period
to 20 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 34
Rank change year-on-year 0 +22 -14
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 362 314 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.06% 8.32% 5.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.48% 26.79% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 111 132
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +1.91%
10th Percentile £208 £231 £260
90th Percentile £538 £550 £543
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 17
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -22.50% -23.40%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.95 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.13 £33.70 £54.06
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +24.59%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,479 1,172 1,450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 37.01% 31.07% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 532 773
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £250 £250
90th Percentile £584 £599 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 62
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.75 £13.86 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.07% -23.00% +1.41%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.38 £32.25 £43.20
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -30.00% +51.52%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Berkshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Berkshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Berkshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Berkshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Berkshire

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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 -2 121 £404 +0.94% 37
Bracknell +2 44 £150 -66.67% 4
Newbury +15 43 £300 -14.29% 5
Slough +3 32 £425 -2.86% 7
Maidenhead -10 22 £450 +63.64% 6
Wokingham -5 9 £285 +3.64% 4
Windsor - 4 £475 - 3
Analytical Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 145 (40.06%) Problem-Solving
2 89 (24.59%) Finance
3 75 (20.72%) Project Management
4 72 (19.89%) Telecoms
4 72 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (15.75%) SQL
6 56 (15.47%) Microsoft Excel
7 54 (14.92%) Degree
8 53 (14.64%) Marketing
9 52 (14.36%) Microsoft
10 43 (11.88%) Oracle
11 39 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 38 (10.50%) Computer Science
13 36 (9.94%) Analytics
14 33 (9.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 30 (8.29%) PRINCE2
16 28 (7.73%) Microsoft Office
17 27 (7.46%) Salesforce.com
17 27 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
18 25 (6.91%) Linux
18 25 (6.91%) Java
18 25 (6.91%) Security Cleared
19 24 (6.63%) Project Planning
19 24 (6.63%) Migration
19 24 (6.63%) Process Improvement
20 23 (6.35%) Legal
20 23 (6.35%) Data Analysis
21 22 (6.08%) Data Modelling
22 21 (5.80%) MS Visio

Analytical Skills
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 12 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.49%) SAS
3 6 (1.66%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (1.38%) MS Project Server
5 4 (1.10%) Apache
6 3 (0.83%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.55%) Confluence
7 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.28%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (15.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (9.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (7.73%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (5.80%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.59%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (1.38%) Photoshop
7 4 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.83%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.87%) Sonata
2 5 (1.38%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (1.38%) Eloqua
2 5 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.10%) Infor M3
3 4 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.83%) Magento
4 3 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.83%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.83%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.55%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.28%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.59%) Office 365
3 7 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.38%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.83%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.55%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.55%) Serverless
7 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.28%) IaaS
7 1 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.70%) Firewall
2 8 (2.21%) WAN
3 6 (1.66%) Internet
4 5 (1.38%) 3G
4 5 (1.38%) 4G
4 5 (1.38%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (1.38%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.38%) HTTP
4 5 (1.38%) LAN
5 4 (1.10%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (1.10%) Network Security
5 4 (1.10%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.10%) VPN
5 4 (1.10%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.83%) 2G
6 3 (0.83%) SCCP
6 3 (0.83%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (0.83%) UMTS
6 3 (0.83%) VoIP
6 3 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (5.25%) Big Data
3 15 (4.14%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.76%) DB2
5 9 (2.49%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.93%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.66%) HBase
8 6 (1.66%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.38%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.38%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.38%) Redis
10 4 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 4 (1.10%) Power BI
10 4 (1.10%) QlikView
10 4 (1.10%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 19 (5.25%) JIRA
2 8 (2.21%) JMeter
2 8 (2.21%) SoapUI
3 4 (1.10%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.10%) Maven
3 4 (1.10%) Selenium
4 3 (0.83%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.55%) Appium
5 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.55%) JBehave
5 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.55%) JUnit
5 2 (0.55%) TestRail
5 2 (0.55%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 89 (24.59%) Finance
2 72 (19.89%) Telecoms
3 53 (14.64%) Marketing
4 23 (6.35%) Legal
5 18 (4.97%) German Language
6 17 (4.70%) French Language
6 17 (4.70%) Retail
7 11 (3.04%) Billing
8 8 (2.21%) Mandarin Language
9 7 (1.93%) Games
10 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.83%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.83%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.55%) Advertising
12 2 (0.55%) Back Office
12 2 (0.55%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.28%) Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Electronics
13 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 100 (27.62%) Analyst
2 29 (8.01%) Developer
3 28 (7.73%) Business Analyst
4 26 (7.18%) Consultant
5 24 (6.63%) Architect
6 21 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 18 (4.97%) Salesforce Analyst
8 17 (4.70%) Administrator
9 15 (4.14%) Marketing Analyst
10 13 (3.59%) Designer
11 11 (3.04%) Operations Analyst
12 9 (2.49%) Product Manager
12 9 (2.49%) Project Planner
12 9 (2.49%) Technical Leader
13 8 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (2.21%) Coordinator
13 8 (2.21%) Telecoms Manager
13 8 (2.21%) Test Analyst
14 7 (1.93%) Data Centre Engineer
14 7 (1.93%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.59%) HTML
2 10 (2.76%) SOAP
3 6 (1.66%) .NET
3 6 (1.66%) EDI
3 6 (1.66%) Middleware
3 6 (1.66%) Web Services
4 5 (1.38%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.38%) RESTful
5 4 (1.10%) Ajax
6 3 (0.83%) CSS
6 3 (0.83%) Kafka
6 3 (0.83%) LAMP
6 3 (0.83%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (0.83%) REST
7 2 (0.55%) cXML
7 2 (0.55%) LDAP
7 2 (0.55%) Sensu
7 2 (0.55%) Spring
7 2 (0.55%) Spring Boot
7 2 (0.55%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.50%) Computer Science
2 27 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (5.52%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.97%) PMI
5 15 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.31%) User Experience
7 11 (3.04%) Private Cloud
8 10 (2.76%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.93%) Replication
10 6 (1.66%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.38%) Social Media
12 4 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.83%) EPoS
14 2 (0.55%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.55%) FMCG
14 2 (0.55%) NHS
14 2 (0.55%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.91%) Linux
2 19 (5.25%) Unix
3 10 (2.76%) Windows
4 3 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.28%) Android
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (40.06%) Problem-Solving
2 75 (20.72%) Project Management
3 72 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (9.94%) Analytics
6 30 (8.29%) PRINCE2
7 24 (6.63%) Migration
7 24 (6.63%) Process Improvement
7 24 (6.63%) Project Planning
8 23 (6.35%) Data Analysis
9 22 (6.08%) Data Modelling
10 20 (5.52%) ITIL
10 20 (5.52%) Workflow
11 19 (5.25%) Analytical Thinking
12 18 (4.97%) Data Management
12 18 (4.97%) Marketing Intelligence
13 17 (4.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (4.70%) Validation
14 16 (4.42%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.75%) SQL
2 25 (6.91%) Java
3 19 (5.25%) Python
4 13 (3.59%) C
4 13 (3.59%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.49%) C#
5 9 (2.49%) PHP
6 7 (1.93%) R
7 5 (1.38%) Scala
7 5 (1.38%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.10%) Lua
8 4 (1.10%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.83%) F#
9 3 (0.83%) VBA
10 2 (0.55%) AWK
10 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.55%) Perl
10 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.28%) ES6
11 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (14.92%) Degree
2 25 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.52%) PMI Certification
4 17 (4.70%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.59%) PMP
6 11 (3.04%) DV Cleared
6 11 (3.04%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.93%) CCNP
7 7 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.93%) ISEB
8 6 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.10%) MBA
9 4 (1.10%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.83%) ACCA
10 3 (0.83%) CISM
10 3 (0.83%) CISSP
11 2 (0.55%) CIMA
11 2 (0.55%) CISA
11 2 (0.55%) HNC
11 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.25%) Data Quality
2 17 (4.70%) SLA
3 16 (4.42%) QA
4 14 (3.87%) PMO
5 7 (1.93%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.38%) GDPR
6 5 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (1.10%) IFRS
7 4 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.55%) GCP
8 2 (0.55%) GxP
9 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (1.93%) Apache Flume
2 5 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.38%) StorNext
3 3 (0.83%) Docker
3 3 (0.83%) Firmware
4 2 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.55%) HDFS
4 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.28%) KVM
5 1 (0.28%) vCloud
5 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (3.87%) HP ALM
2 6 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.38%) SCOM
3 5 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.10%) Puppet
5 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.55%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.55%) Ansible
6 2 (0.55%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.55%) Grafana
6 2 (0.55%) Graphite
6 2 (0.55%) Kibana
6 2 (0.55%) Mesos
6 2 (0.55%) Nagios
6 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.55%) Salt
6 2 (0.55%) SCCM
6 2 (0.55%) StatsD
6 2 (0.55%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.28%) yum
Vendors
1 52 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.88%) Oracle
3 27 (7.46%) Salesforce.com
4 20 (5.52%) HP
5 19 (5.25%) SAP
6 14 (3.87%) FNZ
7 13 (3.59%) Cisco
8 11 (3.04%) AppDynamics
9 9 (2.49%) Tableau
10 8 (2.21%) Informatica
11 7 (1.93%) IBM
11 7 (1.93%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.66%) Adobe
12 6 (1.66%) Talend
13 5 (1.38%) Alibaba
13 5 (1.38%) Ariba
13 5 (1.38%) Google
13 5 (1.38%) Huawei
13 5 (1.38%) Teradata
14 4 (1.10%) SOASTA, Inc