Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 10 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 308 380 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.53% 9.24% 6.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.23% 27.03% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 197 128
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £225 £212 £213
90th Percentile £576 £536 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 18
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% -29.41% +38.21%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.50 £11.99
90th Percentile £23.00 £33.10 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.99% -17.69% +45.16%

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 1,326 1,406 1,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.44% 34.20% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 691 661
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £220
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 68 74
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -36.31% -1.88%
10th Percentile £11.55 £10.50 £12.08
90th Percentile £45.60 £36.25 £47.63
South East median hourly rate £33.75 £19.34 £22.50
% change year-on-year +74.51% -14.04% +22.58%

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 17 November 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
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 17 November 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 -25 63 £444 +10.94% 31
Slough +10 49 £388 +14.81% 11
Newbury 0 48 £400 +9.59% 8
Bracknell -6 29 £400 +107.79% 5
Maidenhead -7 18 £525 +53.28% 8
Wokingham -11 8 £475 +115.91% 2
Windsor +3 1 £475 +15.15% 2
Analytical Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 109 (35.39%) Problem-Solving
2 101 (32.79%) Telecoms
3 72 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (18.83%) Microsoft Excel
5 56 (18.18%) Finance
6 54 (17.53%) Analytics
7 48 (15.58%) Microsoft
8 39 (12.66%) Project Management
8 39 (12.66%) SQL
9 38 (12.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 38 (12.34%) Degree
10 36 (11.69%) PRINCE2
11 34 (11.04%) Python
12 32 (10.39%) Marketing
12 32 (10.39%) User Experience
13 31 (10.06%) Big Data
13 31 (10.06%) Microsoft Office
14 27 (8.77%) B2B
14 27 (8.77%) Open Source
15 26 (8.44%) Firewall
15 26 (8.44%) Legal
16 25 (8.12%) SAP
16 25 (8.12%) Data Analytics
17 24 (7.79%) MS Visio
17 24 (7.79%) HP
18 23 (7.47%) Internet
18 23 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (7.47%) Project Planning
18 23 (7.47%) PMO
19 22 (7.14%) ETL

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 20 (6.49%) Apache Spark
1 20 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.30%) Apache
3 3 (0.97%) Confluence
3 3 (0.97%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.97%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.65%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.65%) SAS
5 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.32%) IIS
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.32%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (18.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (12.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 31 (10.06%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (7.79%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.90%) InVision
5 12 (3.90%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.32%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.32%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.32%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Eloqua
1 3 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.65%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.32%) Maximo
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.32%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.19%) Office 365
2 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon SageMaker
4 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.65%) Slack
4 2 (0.65%) Trello
4 2 (0.65%) Yammer
5 1 (0.32%) Datadog
5 1 (0.32%) G Suite
5 1 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.32%) npm
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.44%) Firewall
2 23 (7.47%) Internet
3 18 (5.84%) SSH
3 18 (5.84%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.52%) 3G
4 17 (5.52%) 4G
4 17 (5.52%) Wireshark
5 15 (4.87%) Diameter Protocol
6 11 (3.57%) WAN
7 10 (3.25%) LAN
8 6 (1.95%) Network Security
9 5 (1.62%) WLAN
10 4 (1.30%) DNS
10 4 (1.30%) HTTP
11 3 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (0.97%) MPLS
11 3 (0.97%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.97%) Skype
11 3 (0.97%) VPN
11 3 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.06%) Big Data
2 21 (6.82%) Hadoop
3 18 (5.84%) Apache Hive
3 18 (5.84%) Flink
4 8 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.27%) DB2
6 6 (1.95%) Data Lake
6 6 (1.95%) Power BI
6 6 (1.95%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.30%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.97%) QlikView
8 3 (0.97%) Redis
8 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.65%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.65%) Bigtable
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (6.17%) SoapUI
2 16 (5.19%) JIRA
3 6 (1.95%) JMeter
4 5 (1.62%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.30%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.97%) Maven
6 3 (0.97%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.65%) GitLab
7 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.65%) Selenium
7 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.32%) Buildbot
8 1 (0.32%) ER Studio
8 1 (0.32%) ERwin
8 1 (0.32%) Grunt
8 1 (0.32%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 101 (32.79%) Telecoms
2 56 (18.18%) Finance
3 32 (10.39%) Marketing
4 26 (8.44%) Legal
5 17 (5.52%) Retail
6 9 (2.92%) Billing
7 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Games
9 2 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (18.51%) Analyst
2 29 (9.42%) Architect
3 22 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 21 (6.82%) Designer
5 20 (6.49%) Developer
6 15 (4.87%) Coordinator
6 15 (4.87%) Test Engineer
7 14 (4.55%) Analytics Developer
7 14 (4.55%) Consultant
8 13 (4.22%) Big Data Developer
8 13 (4.22%) Business Analyst
9 11 (3.57%) Software Developer
10 8 (2.60%) Product Owner
10 8 (2.60%) UI Designer
11 6 (1.95%) Data Analyst
11 6 (1.95%) Data Architect
11 6 (1.95%) Data Engineer
11 6 (1.95%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (1.95%) Project Planner
12 5 (1.62%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.84%) Spark Streaming
2 16 (5.19%) SOAP
3 15 (4.87%) LDAP
4 12 (3.90%) Vue.js
5 7 (2.27%) HTML
5 7 (2.27%) Middleware
6 6 (1.95%) Web Services
7 5 (1.62%) .NET
7 5 (1.62%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.62%) Kafka
7 5 (1.62%) SailPoint
8 4 (1.30%) Ajax
8 4 (1.30%) REST
9 3 (0.97%) cXML
9 3 (0.97%) EDI
10 2 (0.65%) COM
10 2 (0.65%) CSS
10 2 (0.65%) JSON
10 2 (0.65%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.39%) User Experience
2 19 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.52%) Analytical Mindset
4 13 (4.22%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.90%) Graphic Design
6 11 (3.57%) PMI
7 10 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.60%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.27%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.62%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.30%) Social Media
13 3 (0.97%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.65%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.65%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.65%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.60%) Windows
2 4 (1.30%) Linux
3 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.97%) Windows 8
3 3 (0.97%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.65%) AIX
4 2 (0.65%) MVS
4 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) Android
5 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (35.39%) Problem-Solving
2 72 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (17.53%) Analytics
4 39 (12.66%) Project Management
5 36 (11.69%) PRINCE2
6 27 (8.77%) B2B
6 27 (8.77%) Open Source
7 25 (8.12%) Data Analytics
8 23 (7.47%) Project Planning
8 23 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (7.14%) ETL
10 20 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (6.49%) Data Protection
11 19 (6.17%) Big Data Analytics
11 19 (6.17%) Change Management
12 18 (5.84%) Data Ingestion
12 18 (5.84%) Kalman Filter
12 18 (5.84%) Network Architecture
12 18 (5.84%) Scrum
12 18 (5.84%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.66%) SQL
2 34 (11.04%) Python
3 19 (6.17%) Java
4 17 (5.52%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.92%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.30%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.30%) C#
7 3 (0.97%) Perl
7 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.97%) R
7 3 (0.97%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.65%) AWK
8 2 (0.65%) C
8 2 (0.65%) C++
8 2 (0.65%) COBOL
8 2 (0.65%) JCL
8 2 (0.65%) Ruby
8 2 (0.65%) Scala
8 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (12.34%) Degree
2 19 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.55%) PMI Certification
4 12 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.57%) PMP
6 9 (2.92%) Master's Degree
7 8 (2.60%) CCNP
7 8 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.30%) ISEB
9 3 (0.97%) ACCA
9 3 (0.97%) CCNA
9 3 (0.97%) CIMA
9 3 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.97%) MBA
10 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.32%) CEH
11 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.47%) PMO
2 13 (4.22%) Data Quality
3 10 (3.25%) SLA
4 6 (1.95%) QA
5 4 (1.30%) GDPR
5 4 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.65%) IFRS
8 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.30%) Docker
3 3 (0.97%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.65%) KVM
4 2 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.32%) Firmware
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (6.17%) HP ALM
2 5 (1.62%) Ansible
3 4 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.97%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.97%) Grafana
4 3 (0.97%) Puppet
4 3 (0.97%) SCCM
5 2 (0.65%) Graphite
5 2 (0.65%) Kibana
5 2 (0.65%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.65%) Mesos
5 2 (0.65%) Nagios
5 2 (0.65%) Salt
5 2 (0.65%) StatsD
5 2 (0.65%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.65%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.32%) Suricata
Vendors
1 48 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.12%) SAP
3 24 (7.79%) HP
4 15 (4.87%) Nokia
4 15 (4.87%) Oracle
5 13 (4.22%) Adobe
6 12 (3.90%) Tableau
7 10 (3.25%) Talend
8 9 (2.92%) Cisco
9 7 (2.27%) Ariba
9 7 (2.27%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.95%) Aruba
10 6 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.95%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.62%) Google
12 4 (1.30%) AppDynamics
12 4 (1.30%) Meraki
12 4 (1.30%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.30%) SOASTA, Inc
12 4 (1.30%) Splunk