Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 11 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 -7
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 330 352 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.49% 8.76% 5.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.81% 27.50% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 148 140
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% -3.38%
10th Percentile £208 £184 £260
90th Percentile £575 £553 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 15
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.75 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.33% -25.00% +44.14%
10th Percentile £17.45 £10.38 £12.00
90th Percentile £32.98 £36.62 £35.65
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.58% -5.00% +39.86%

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 1,330 1,280 1,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 34.22% 31.86% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 588 706
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £218 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 70 73
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.43 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.60% -17.54% -4.66%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £34.85 £42.45
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £19.15 £22.75
% change year-on-year +61.90% -15.84% +30.04%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 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 -16 84 £425 +7.59% 26
Newbury +15 50 £350 - 7
Slough +10 38 £475 +31.03% 12
Bracknell +8 34 £295 +65.03% 4
Maidenhead -12 19 £525 +45.83% 6
Wokingham -12 6 £575 +161.36% 2
Windsor +7 4 £475 +72.73% 1
Analytical Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 132 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 101 (30.61%) Telecoms
3 82 (24.85%) Finance
4 79 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (22.12%) Project Management
6 70 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
7 54 (16.36%) Degree
8 51 (15.45%) Microsoft
9 45 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 42 (12.73%) SQL
11 41 (12.42%) Marketing
12 38 (11.52%) Computer Science
13 36 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
13 36 (10.91%) PRINCE2
14 34 (10.30%) Analytics
15 31 (9.39%) Python
16 30 (9.09%) Project Planning
17 29 (8.79%) Java
18 28 (8.48%) Oracle
19 26 (7.88%) SAP
19 26 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
20 25 (7.58%) HP
20 25 (7.58%) MS Visio
20 25 (7.58%) Big Data
21 23 (6.97%) PMO
21 23 (6.97%) Firewall
21 23 (6.97%) Legal
21 23 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
22 21 (6.36%) PMI Certification
22 21 (6.36%) Open Source

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 19 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.94%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.42%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.21%) Apache
5 3 (0.91%) Confluence
5 3 (0.91%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.61%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.61%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.61%) SAS
7 1 (0.30%) IIS
7 1 (0.30%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.30%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 70 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 36 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (7.58%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.30%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 9 (2.73%) Sonata
2 5 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.21%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.91%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.91%) Magento
4 3 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.61%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.30%) Maximo
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.30%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.30%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.30%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.45%) Office 365
2 10 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.61%) Slack
5 2 (0.61%) Trello
5 2 (0.61%) Yammer
6 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.30%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.30%) G Suite
6 1 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.30%) npm
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Serverless
6 1 (0.30%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.97%) Firewall
2 19 (5.76%) Internet
3 16 (4.85%) 3G
3 16 (4.85%) 4G
4 15 (4.55%) Wireshark
5 13 (3.94%) Diameter Protocol
5 13 (3.94%) WAN
6 12 (3.64%) SSH
6 12 (3.64%) TCP/IP
7 10 (3.03%) LAN
8 9 (2.73%) Network Security
9 5 (1.52%) 2G
9 5 (1.52%) HTTP
9 5 (1.52%) VPN
9 5 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.21%) DNS
10 4 (1.21%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.21%) MPLS
10 4 (1.21%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.58%) Big Data
2 14 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (4.24%) Hadoop
3 12 (3.64%) Apache Hive
3 12 (3.64%) Flink
4 10 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.52%) Data Lake
5 5 (1.52%) DB2
5 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.21%) MySQL
7 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.91%) QlikView
7 3 (0.91%) Redis
7 3 (0.91%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.61%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.61%) GIS
8 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (5.45%) JIRA
2 16 (4.85%) SoapUI
3 7 (2.12%) JMeter
4 4 (1.21%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.21%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.21%) Maven
5 3 (0.91%) Selenium
6 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.61%) GitLab
6 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.30%) Appium
7 1 (0.30%) Buildbot
7 1 (0.30%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.30%) ERwin
7 1 (0.30%) Grunt
7 1 (0.30%) JUnit
7 1 (0.30%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.30%) TestRail
7 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 101 (30.61%) Telecoms
2 82 (24.85%) Finance
3 41 (12.42%) Marketing
4 23 (6.97%) Legal
5 17 (5.15%) Retail
6 9 (2.73%) Billing
7 7 (2.12%) Mandarin Language
8 6 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.21%) French Language
9 4 (1.21%) Games
9 4 (1.21%) German Language
10 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.61%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Automotive
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Front Office
12 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (19.39%) Analyst
2 30 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 27 (8.18%) Developer
4 22 (6.67%) Architect
5 20 (6.06%) Consultant
6 18 (5.45%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.24%) Coordinator
8 11 (3.33%) Designer
8 11 (3.33%) Test Engineer
9 10 (3.03%) Administrator
10 8 (2.42%) Analytics Developer
10 8 (2.42%) Data Centre Engineer
10 8 (2.42%) Product Owner
10 8 (2.42%) Salesforce Analyst
11 7 (2.12%) Big Data Developer
11 7 (2.12%) Data Analyst
12 6 (1.82%) Applications Manager
12 6 (1.82%) Applications Project Manager
12 6 (1.82%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (1.82%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.24%) SOAP
2 12 (3.64%) Spark Streaming
3 11 (3.33%) LDAP
4 10 (3.03%) Middleware
5 7 (2.12%) HTML
6 6 (1.82%) Web Services
7 5 (1.52%) .NET
7 5 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.21%) Ajax
8 4 (1.21%) EDI
8 4 (1.21%) Kafka
8 4 (1.21%) REST
9 3 (0.91%) cXML
9 3 (0.91%) LAMP
9 3 (0.91%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (0.61%) CSS
10 2 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.61%) SailPoint
10 2 (0.61%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.52%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (5.45%) PMI
4 16 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.55%) User Experience
6 12 (3.64%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.82%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.52%) Social Media
9 4 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.61%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.61%) Replication
11 2 (0.61%) TM Forum
11 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.64%) Linux
2 9 (2.73%) Unix
2 9 (2.73%) Windows
3 4 (1.21%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.91%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.61%) AIX
5 2 (0.61%) MVS
5 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.30%) Android
6 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 79 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (22.12%) Project Management
4 36 (10.91%) PRINCE2
5 34 (10.30%) Analytics
6 30 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 26 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (6.36%) Open Source
10 20 (6.06%) Customer-Centricity
11 19 (5.76%) Data Analytics
12 18 (5.45%) Data Modelling
13 17 (5.15%) Analytical Thinking
13 17 (5.15%) Data Analysis
14 16 (4.85%) Change Management
14 16 (4.85%) ITIL
15 15 (4.55%) Data Protection
15 15 (4.55%) Scrum
15 15 (4.55%) Validation
16 14 (4.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (12.73%) SQL
2 31 (9.39%) Python
3 29 (8.79%) Java
4 9 (2.73%) PHP
4 9 (2.73%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.12%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.82%) C
6 6 (1.82%) C#
7 4 (1.21%) Lua
7 4 (1.21%) Scala
7 4 (1.21%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.91%) VBA
9 2 (0.61%) AWK
9 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.61%) C++
9 2 (0.61%) COBOL
9 2 (0.61%) JCL
9 2 (0.61%) Perl
9 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 54 (16.36%) Degree
2 21 (6.36%) PMI Certification
3 19 (5.76%) Security Cleared
4 17 (5.15%) PMP
5 12 (3.64%) Master's Degree
6 10 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.73%) CCNP
7 9 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.12%) ISEB
9 6 (1.82%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.21%) MBA
11 2 (0.61%) ACCA
11 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.61%) CCNA
11 2 (0.61%) HNC
11 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.30%) MCSE
12 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.97%) PMO
2 17 (5.15%) SLA
3 16 (4.85%) Data Quality
4 11 (3.33%) QA
5 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.21%) GDPR
7 3 (0.91%) IFRS
8 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.21%) Docker
3 3 (0.91%) Firmware
3 3 (0.91%) KVM
4 2 (0.61%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.30%) vCloud
5 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (5.76%) HP ALM
2 6 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.21%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.21%) Ansible
3 4 (1.21%) SCCM
4 3 (0.91%) Grafana
4 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.91%) Puppet
5 2 (0.61%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.61%) Graphite
5 2 (0.61%) Kibana
5 2 (0.61%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.61%) Mesos
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.61%) Nagios
5 2 (0.61%) Salt
5 2 (0.61%) StatsD
5 2 (0.61%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.61%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.48%) Oracle
3 26 (7.88%) SAP
4 25 (7.58%) HP
5 14 (4.24%) Cisco
6 11 (3.33%) Nokia
6 11 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (3.03%) AppDynamics
8 9 (2.73%) FNZ
9 8 (2.42%) TIBCO
10 7 (2.12%) Ariba
10 7 (2.12%) Huawei
11 6 (1.82%) Aruba
11 6 (1.82%) Tableau
12 5 (1.52%) Alibaba
12 5 (1.52%) Google
13 4 (1.21%) Dynatrace
13 4 (1.21%) Informatica
13 4 (1.21%) Juniper
13 4 (1.21%) SOASTA, Inc