Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 22 30
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 343 269 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.67% 6.83% 5.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.50% 23.21% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 116 134
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.32% +3.67%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £202
90th Percentile £538 £544 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £54.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -44.78% +95.20%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.62 £15.67
90th Percentile £46.90 £55.65 £63.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.54% -8.40%

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 1,345 1,159 1,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 34.01% 29.42% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 568 748
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £237 £226
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £403 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +0.63% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 63
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.31 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.85% +6.91% +12.69%
10th Percentile £9.98 £12.23 £12.21
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £59.33
South East median hourly rate £29.25 £17.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year +64.79% -31.73% +55.60%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +10 123 £400 -5.88% 36
Newbury +8 49 £365 -11.52% 7
Bracknell -5 38 £298 +4.56% 11
Maidenhead -3 14 £263 -19.23% 14
Slough +2 13 £450 - 2
Wokingham +7 9 £285 -8.06% 5
Windsor -3 2 £413 -2.94%
Analytical Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 98 (28.57%) Finance
2 83 (24.20%) SQL
3 82 (23.91%) Telecoms
4 65 (18.95%) Project Management
5 60 (17.49%) Microsoft Excel
6 59 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (17.20%) Degree
7 57 (16.62%) Microsoft
8 51 (14.87%) Marketing
9 45 (13.12%) Oracle
10 43 (12.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (10.50%) SQL Server
12 35 (10.20%) Business Analysis
13 34 (9.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 33 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (9.04%) Mentoring
16 30 (8.75%) Data Protection
17 28 (8.16%) SAP
18 27 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
19 26 (7.58%) Legal
20 25 (7.29%) Computer Science
20 25 (7.29%) Data Analysis
21 24 (7.00%) Coaching
22 23 (6.71%) Data Management
22 23 (6.71%) Project Planning
22 23 (6.71%) Security Cleared
22 23 (6.71%) Unix
23 22 (6.41%) Data Modelling
23 22 (6.41%) QA
23 22 (6.41%) Analytics

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 (3.50%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.62%) SAS
3 7 (2.04%) IIS
3 7 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (1.75%) MS Project Server
4 6 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.17%) Apache
6 3 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.58%) Documentum
8 1 (0.29%) CMS
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 60 (17.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (9.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 27 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (5.25%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.87%) SPSS
8 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.58%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.62%) Sonata
2 8 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.75%) FastStats
4 5 (1.46%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.87%) HFM
5 3 (0.87%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.58%) Maximo
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.58%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.58%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.58%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.58%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.58%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.29%) Primavera
7 1 (0.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.79%) Office 365
2 11 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.58%) GitHub
5 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.58%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.66%) LTE
1 16 (4.66%) VoLTE
2 15 (4.37%) Firewall
2 15 (4.37%) GSM
2 15 (4.37%) VoWiFi
3 14 (4.08%) HSPA
3 14 (4.08%) WCDMA
4 9 (2.62%) 3G
5 8 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.33%) WAN
6 7 (2.04%) LAN
7 6 (1.75%) DHCP
7 6 (1.75%) DNS
8 5 (1.46%) Network Security
9 4 (1.17%) 4G
9 4 (1.17%) IPsec
9 4 (1.17%) VPN
10 3 (0.87%) MPLS
10 3 (0.87%) SAN
10 3 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.96%) Big Data
3 15 (4.37%) Hadoop
4 14 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (2.62%) Cloudera CDH
6 8 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.75%) MySQL
8 6 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.46%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.46%) HBase
9 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.17%) MS Access
10 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.87%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (1.75%) Android Studio
1 6 (1.75%) JIRA
1 6 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (1.75%) Xcode
2 4 (1.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.17%) Subversion
2 4 (1.17%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.29%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.29%) PowerDesigner
General
1 98 (28.57%) Finance
2 82 (23.91%) Telecoms
3 51 (14.87%) Marketing
4 26 (7.58%) Legal
5 13 (3.79%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.50%) Billing
7 8 (2.33%) Mandarin Language
8 7 (2.04%) Banking
8 7 (2.04%) Retail
9 6 (1.75%) German Language
9 6 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.75%) Publishing
10 5 (1.46%) French Language
11 4 (1.17%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.87%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.87%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.58%) Back Office
13 2 (0.58%) Czech Language
14 1 (0.29%) Electronics
14 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 105 (30.61%) Analyst
2 34 (9.91%) Business Analyst
3 32 (9.33%) Consultant
3 32 (9.33%) Developer
4 21 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 19 (5.54%) Architect
6 16 (4.66%) Commercial Consultant
7 12 (3.50%) Data Analyst
8 11 (3.21%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 11 (3.21%) Salesforce Analyst
8 11 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (2.92%) Telecoms Manager
10 9 (2.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (2.62%) Report Analyst
11 8 (2.33%) Administrator
11 8 (2.33%) Coordinator
11 8 (2.33%) Design Engineer
11 8 (2.33%) Designer
11 8 (2.33%) Financial Analyst
11 8 (2.33%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.37%) .NET
2 12 (3.50%) Kafka
2 12 (3.50%) XML
3 11 (3.21%) JSON
4 10 (2.92%) HTML
4 10 (2.92%) REST
5 8 (2.33%) CSS
5 8 (2.33%) CSS3
5 8 (2.33%) HTML5
6 7 (2.04%) jQuery
6 7 (2.04%) SOAP
7 6 (1.75%) Web Services
8 5 (1.46%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.46%) WCF
8 5 (1.46%) XSD
9 4 (1.17%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.17%) Spring
9 4 (1.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.29%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.83%) PMI
3 17 (4.96%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (4.08%) User Experience
5 13 (3.79%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.33%) Fintech
6 8 (2.33%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.75%) Handset
9 5 (1.46%) CMDB
9 5 (1.46%) Replication
10 4 (1.17%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.17%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.17%) EPoS
10 4 (1.17%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.87%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.87%) PKI
12 2 (0.58%) FMCG
12 2 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.71%) Unix
2 20 (5.83%) Windows
3 15 (4.37%) Linux
4 8 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.75%) Android
6 5 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.17%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (18.95%) Project Management
2 59 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (12.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (10.20%) Business Analysis
5 33 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (9.04%) Mentoring
7 30 (8.75%) Data Protection
8 25 (7.29%) Data Analysis
9 24 (7.00%) Coaching
10 23 (6.71%) Data Management
10 23 (6.71%) Project Planning
11 22 (6.41%) Analytics
11 22 (6.41%) Data Modelling
12 20 (5.83%) Business Process Mapping
12 20 (5.83%) Information Security
13 19 (5.54%) Analytical Thinking
14 18 (5.25%) ITIL
14 18 (5.25%) Service Design
15 17 (4.96%) GAP Analysis
15 17 (4.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 83 (24.20%) SQL
2 21 (6.12%) Java
3 19 (5.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (4.08%) C#
5 12 (3.50%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.62%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.75%) Apple Swift
7 6 (1.75%) Objective-C
7 6 (1.75%) PHP
7 6 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.46%) C
8 5 (1.46%) Python
8 5 (1.46%) R
9 4 (1.17%) XPath
10 3 (0.87%) Groovy
10 3 (0.87%) Perl
10 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.58%) F#
11 2 (0.58%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (17.20%) Degree
2 23 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.83%) PMI Certification
4 17 (4.96%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (4.08%) PMP
5 14 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.50%) Master's Degree
7 7 (2.04%) ACCA
7 7 (2.04%) CCNP
7 7 (2.04%) CIMA
7 7 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.46%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.17%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.87%) CCIE
11 2 (0.58%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 2 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.41%) QA
2 21 (6.12%) GDPR
3 16 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (4.37%) PMO
4 15 (4.37%) SLA
5 13 (3.79%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.87%) GxP
6 3 (0.87%) IFRS
6 3 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.58%) Basel II
7 2 (0.58%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.29%) UCITS
8 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.46%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.87%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.87%) HDFS
4 3 (0.87%) vSphere
4 3 (0.87%) XenServer
5 2 (0.58%) XenApp
6 1 (0.29%) Firmware
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (1.46%) HP ALM
3 3 (0.87%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.87%) SCOM
4 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.58%) Puppet
4 2 (0.58%) QRadar
4 2 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.29%) Netcool
5 1 (0.29%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.29%) SCCM
5 1 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (16.62%) Microsoft
2 45 (13.12%) Oracle
3 28 (8.16%) SAP
4 21 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (3.79%) Tableau
6 11 (3.21%) Cisco
7 10 (2.92%) HP
8 9 (2.62%) Cloudera
9 8 (2.33%) Apple
9 8 (2.33%) VMware
10 6 (1.75%) IBM
11 5 (1.46%) Citrix
11 5 (1.46%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.46%) Symantec
12 4 (1.17%) Dell
12 4 (1.17%) Informatica
12 4 (1.17%) Nokia
12 4 (1.17%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (0.87%) Cognos
13 3 (0.87%) Sun