Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 +23
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 282 361 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.59% 9.09% 8.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.28% 25.09% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 186 109
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £287 £208 £228
90th Percentile £621 £538 £558
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 15
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +29.03% -22.50%
10th Percentile £18.23 £11.25 £9.95
90th Percentile £45.38 £57.13 £33.70
South East median hourly rate £19.26 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.97% -2.70% -5.13%

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 1,325 1,439 1,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.97% 36.22% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 713 507
Berkshire median daily rate £445 £415 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.23% -1.78% +5.63%
10th Percentile £262 £220 £250
90th Percentile £588 £580 £600
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 42 72
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +24.46% -23.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £83.25 £48.55 £32.15
South East median hourly rate £22.36 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.48% +71.43% -27.08%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019. 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 -21 66 £525 +30.03% 31
Newbury -9 32 £375 +25.00% 8
Slough -6 28 £400 -5.88% 4
Bracknell -20 25 £435 +194.92% 7
Maidenhead +6 21 £383 -15.00% 3
Wokingham -4 6 £463 +62.28% 6
Analytical Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 99 (35.11%) Telecoms
2 97 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (32.98%) Problem-Solving
4 70 (24.82%) Microsoft Excel
5 56 (19.86%) SQL
6 52 (18.44%) Finance
7 47 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 45 (15.96%) Microsoft
9 42 (14.89%) Analytics
10 39 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (12.41%) Project Management
12 34 (12.06%) Data Analysis
13 33 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
14 32 (11.35%) Decision-Making
15 30 (10.64%) Oracle
15 30 (10.64%) DevOps
16 27 (9.57%) Migration
17 26 (9.22%) PRINCE2
17 26 (9.22%) Marketing
18 23 (8.16%) MS Visio
18 23 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
19 22 (7.80%) Scrum
19 22 (7.80%) Degree
20 21 (7.45%) Retail
20 21 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
21 19 (6.74%) Microsoft Project
21 19 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
21 19 (6.74%) Java
21 19 (6.74%) Legal

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 15 (5.32%) SAS
2 10 (3.55%) Confluence
3 5 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.71%) IIS
5 2 (0.71%) JBoss
5 2 (0.71%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.35%) Mule
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 70 (24.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (8.16%) MS Visio
4 19 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (6.74%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (3.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.35%) InVision
6 1 (0.35%) Notepad++
6 1 (0.35%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (2.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.77%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.42%) Sonata
4 3 (1.06%) Eloqua
4 3 (1.06%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 3 (1.06%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.06%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.71%) HFM
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.35%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.35%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.67%) PaaS
3 11 (3.90%) SaaS
4 9 (3.19%) Office 365
4 9 (3.19%) Power Platform
5 7 (2.48%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (2.48%) IaaS
6 6 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (2.13%) GitHub
7 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) Google Docs
8 1 (0.35%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.35%) Google Sheets
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.13%) Firewall
2 4 (1.42%) Network Security
2 4 (1.42%) SNMP
3 3 (1.06%) Broadband
4 2 (0.71%) LAN
4 2 (0.71%) Skype
4 2 (0.71%) WAN
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.35%) CTI
5 1 (0.35%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) Internet
5 1 (0.35%) MPLS
5 1 (0.35%) PSTN
5 1 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.35%) SDH
5 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.35%) VoIP
5 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.19%) Hadoop
1 9 (3.19%) Oracle Database
1 9 (3.19%) Power BI
2 8 (2.84%) DB2
2 8 (2.84%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.48%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.13%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.77%) Big Data
6 4 (1.42%) OLAP
7 3 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.06%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.06%) HDInsight
7 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.06%) MySQL
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (1.06%) QlikView
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (6.03%) JIRA
2 9 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.42%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.71%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.71%) Selenium
6 2 (0.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.35%) Grunt
7 1 (0.35%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.35%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.35%) LSMW
7 1 (0.35%) MSTest
7 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.35%) Subversion
7 1 (0.35%) tSQLt
7 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 99 (35.11%) Telecoms
2 52 (18.44%) Finance
3 26 (9.22%) Marketing
4 21 (7.45%) Retail
5 19 (6.74%) Legal
6 14 (4.96%) Billing
7 7 (2.48%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.71%) French Language
8 2 (0.71%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (30.85%) Analyst
2 31 (10.99%) Architect
3 29 (10.28%) Business Analyst
4 27 (9.57%) Data Analyst
5 18 (6.38%) Consultant
6 14 (4.96%) Designer
7 12 (4.26%) Project Planner
7 12 (4.26%) Solutions Designer
8 11 (3.90%) Developer
9 9 (3.19%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (2.84%) Project Manager
10 8 (2.84%) SAS Analyst
10 8 (2.84%) SAS Data Analyst
10 8 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (2.84%) SQL Data Analyst
10 8 (2.84%) Tableau Analyst
11 6 (2.13%) Azure Architect
11 6 (2.13%) Coordinator
11 6 (2.13%) Financial Analyst
12 5 (1.77%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.84%) .NET
2 6 (2.13%) .NET Framework
2 6 (2.13%) HTML
3 5 (1.77%) CSS
3 5 (1.77%) Middleware
3 5 (1.77%) Web Services
4 4 (1.42%) REST
4 4 (1.42%) SOAP
5 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.06%) J2EE
5 3 (1.06%) jQuery
5 3 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.06%) XML
6 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.71%) EJB
6 2 (0.71%) JSP
6 2 (0.71%) LINQ
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.71%) Spring
6 2 (0.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (5.67%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.26%) PMI
3 12 (4.26%) User Experience
4 7 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.13%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.77%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.06%) DataPower
8 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.06%) IVR
8 3 (1.06%) Life Science
8 3 (1.06%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.71%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.26%) Windows
2 10 (3.55%) Unix
3 7 (2.48%) Linux
4 6 (2.13%) Android
4 6 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.13%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.42%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.71%) AIX
8 2 (0.71%) OpenVMS
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) HPUX
9 1 (0.35%) Solaris
9 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (32.98%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (14.89%) Analytics
4 39 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (12.41%) Project Management
6 34 (12.06%) Data Analysis
7 32 (11.35%) Decision-Making
8 30 (10.64%) DevOps
9 27 (9.57%) Migration
10 26 (9.22%) PRINCE2
11 22 (7.80%) Scrum
12 21 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (6.74%) Business Analysis
14 18 (6.38%) ITIL
14 18 (6.38%) Time Management
15 17 (6.03%) Data Protection
15 17 (6.03%) IT Strategy
16 16 (5.67%) Data Modelling
16 16 (5.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 56 (19.86%) SQL
2 19 (6.74%) Java
3 17 (6.03%) Python
4 10 (3.55%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.84%) C#
5 8 (2.84%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.84%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.77%) PHP
6 5 (1.77%) R
7 4 (1.42%) C
7 4 (1.42%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.42%) VBA
8 3 (1.06%) ABAP
8 3 (1.06%) Perl
9 2 (0.71%) Fortran
9 2 (0.71%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.35%) C++
10 1 (0.35%) Groovy
10 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (7.80%) Degree
2 16 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.26%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.84%) ACCA
6 7 (2.48%) CIMA
7 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.42%) ISEB
8 4 (1.42%) MCSE
8 4 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.71%) CISM
10 2 (0.71%) CISSP
10 2 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.35%) CISA
11 1 (0.35%) CRISC
11 1 (0.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.61%) SLA
2 12 (4.26%) Data Quality
3 9 (3.19%) PMO
3 9 (3.19%) QA
4 6 (2.13%) GDPR
5 4 (1.42%) Government Security Classifications
6 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.35%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.35%) IFRS
8 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.35%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.06%) XenApp
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.35%) Docker
4 1 (0.35%) Firmware
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.48%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.42%) Ansible
3 2 (0.71%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.71%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (0.71%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.71%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.71%) Netcool
3 2 (0.71%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.35%) Nagios
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) QRadar
4 1 (0.35%) Salt
4 1 (0.35%) SCOM
4 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.64%) Oracle
3 17 (6.03%) Tableau
4 15 (5.32%) MicroStrategy
5 9 (3.19%) BMC
5 9 (3.19%) HP
5 9 (3.19%) SAP
6 8 (2.84%) Remedy
7 7 (2.48%) Adobe
7 7 (2.48%) Workday
8 6 (2.13%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.13%) Cisco
8 6 (2.13%) Google
8 6 (2.13%) IBM
9 5 (1.77%) Dell
10 4 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.42%) VMware
11 3 (1.06%) JDA
11 3 (1.06%) Juniper