Period
to 11 November 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 11 November 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 16 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +10
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 254 317 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.65% 7.84% 9.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.93% 24.71% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 157 183
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.84% -3.80%
10th Percentile £217 £215 £211
90th Percentile £564 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 20
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.63% +43.33% -29.41%
10th Percentile £18.75 £20.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £62.50 £23.00 £34.50
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £18.04
% change year-on-year +20.00% +10.86% -19.82%

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 1,158 1,283 1,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.31% 31.73% 33.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 632 634
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £208 £221
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £431 £428 £400
% change year-on-year +0.82% +6.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 36 73
Berkshire median hourly rate £55.00 £17.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.86% +31.48% -31.18%
10th Percentile £12.90 £9.63 £10.67
90th Percentile £82.50 £45.50 £37.50
South East median hourly rate £31.75 £22.10 £19.30
% change year-on-year +43.68% +14.52% -12.30%

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 11 November 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 11 November 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 11 November 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 -6 60 £450 +1.12% 30
Newbury -3 49 £413 +3.13% 14
Slough -15 22 £444 +14.52% 3
Maidenhead +11 21 £356 -32.14% 8
Bracknell +4 18 £460 +15.00% 6
Wokingham +2 7 £500 +5.26% 8
Thatcham - 4 £563 -
Ascot - 3 £128 - 1
Analytical Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 11 November 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.

1 113 (44.49%) Problem-Solving
2 69 (27.17%) Finance
3 53 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (20.47%) Telecoms
5 49 (19.29%) Microsoft Excel
6 46 (18.11%) SQL
7 41 (16.14%) Oracle
8 35 (13.78%) Microsoft
8 35 (13.78%) Data Analysis
9 33 (12.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 32 (12.60%) Marketing
11 30 (11.81%) Security Cleared
12 26 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (9.84%) Analytics
14 24 (9.45%) Project Management
15 23 (9.06%) Degree
16 22 (8.66%) Azure
17 20 (7.87%) Time Management
18 19 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (7.48%) Java
18 19 (7.48%) Windows
18 19 (7.48%) Decision-Making
19 18 (7.09%) DevOps
19 18 (7.09%) Python
20 17 (6.69%) Microsoft Project
20 17 (6.69%) Microsoft Office
20 17 (6.69%) Business Analysis
21 16 (6.30%) QA
21 16 (6.30%) SC Cleared
21 16 (6.30%) Cybersecurity

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 13 (5.12%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.33%) Confluence
3 10 (3.94%) SAS
4 4 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.39%) Mule
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.39%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (19.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (12.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (6.69%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (6.69%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (0.39%) FileZilla
5 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.39%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.39%) Notepad++
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.94%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (3.94%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (3.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (2.36%) Sonata
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.18%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.79%) HFM
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.39%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.39%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.66%) Azure
2 12 (4.72%) SaaS
3 10 (3.94%) Office 365
4 8 (3.15%) PaaS
5 7 (2.76%) AWS
5 7 (2.76%) GitHub
6 3 (1.18%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.79%) Smartsheet
8 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.39%) GCP
8 1 (0.39%) Google Docs
8 1 (0.39%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.39%) Google Sheets
8 1 (0.39%) IaaS
8 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.39%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.39%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.72%) SNMP
2 9 (3.54%) Network Security
3 4 (1.57%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (1.57%) Wireless
4 3 (1.18%) Broadband
4 3 (1.18%) DHCP
4 3 (1.18%) DNS
4 3 (1.18%) Internet
4 3 (1.18%) LAN
4 3 (1.18%) WAN
5 2 (0.79%) Firewall
5 2 (0.79%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.39%) 2G
6 1 (0.39%) 5G
6 1 (0.39%) IPsec
6 1 (0.39%) ISUP
6 1 (0.39%) Node B
6 1 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.39%) Skype
6 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.54%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.15%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.15%) Oracle Smart View
3 7 (2.76%) Big Data
3 7 (2.76%) Essbase
3 7 (2.76%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.97%) GIS
4 5 (1.97%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.57%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.57%) OLAP
5 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.18%) MS Access
6 3 (1.18%) MySQL
6 3 (1.18%) Power BI
6 3 (1.18%) SSDT
7 2 (0.79%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 11 (4.33%) JIRA
2 9 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.15%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (3.15%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.18%) MSTest
5 3 (1.18%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (1.18%) ProC
5 3 (1.18%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.18%) tSQLt
5 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.79%) JMeter
6 2 (0.79%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.39%) JUnit
7 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.39%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.39%) XMLSpy
General
1 69 (27.17%) Finance
2 52 (20.47%) Telecoms
3 32 (12.60%) Marketing
4 15 (5.91%) Retail
5 9 (3.54%) Legal
6 8 (3.15%) Billing
7 5 (1.97%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.18%) Back Office
8 3 (1.18%) Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Local Government
9 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.79%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
10 1 (0.39%) French Language
10 1 (0.39%) Law
10 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 92 (36.22%) Analyst
2 32 (12.60%) Business Analyst
3 27 (10.63%) Data Analyst
4 22 (8.66%) Consultant
5 16 (6.30%) Architect
6 12 (4.72%) Developer
7 11 (4.33%) SQL Analyst
8 10 (3.94%) Financial Analyst
8 10 (3.94%) SQL Data Analyst
9 9 (3.54%) Coordinator
9 9 (3.54%) Designer
9 9 (3.54%) Functional Analyst
9 9 (3.54%) Programme Coordinator
10 8 (3.15%) IT Analyst
10 8 (3.15%) SAS Analyst
10 8 (3.15%) SAS Data Analyst
10 8 (3.15%) Solutions Designer
10 8 (3.15%) Tableau Analyst
11 7 (2.76%) Oracle Consultant
11 7 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.94%) Web Services
2 9 (3.54%) REST
2 9 (3.54%) SOAP
3 8 (3.15%) .NET
4 5 (1.97%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.97%) CSS
4 5 (1.97%) HTML
5 4 (1.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.57%) XML
6 3 (1.18%) HTML5
6 3 (1.18%) Sass
7 2 (0.79%) Middleware
7 2 (0.79%) Spring
8 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.39%) Flash
8 1 (0.39%) J2EE
8 1 (0.39%) JSP
8 1 (0.39%) LDAP
8 1 (0.39%) Struts
8 1 (0.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.30%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (5.51%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.36%) Analytical Mindset
4 6 (2.36%) User Experience
5 5 (1.97%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.57%) PMI
6 4 (1.57%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.79%) Life Science
7 2 (0.79%) NHS
7 2 (0.79%) SCADA
7 2 (0.79%) Social Media
8 1 (0.39%) BYOD
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.48%) Windows
2 10 (3.94%) Unix
3 7 (2.76%) Linux
3 7 (2.76%) Windows 10
3 7 (2.76%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.76%) Windows 8
4 5 (1.97%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.18%) OpenVMS
5 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.79%) Android
6 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.39%) Solaris
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (44.49%) Problem-Solving
2 53 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (13.78%) Data Analysis
4 26 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (9.84%) Analytics
6 24 (9.45%) Project Management
7 20 (7.87%) Time Management
8 19 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (7.48%) Decision-Making
9 18 (7.09%) DevOps
10 17 (6.69%) Business Analysis
11 16 (6.30%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (5.91%) SDLC
13 14 (5.51%) Computer Science
13 14 (5.51%) Visualisation
14 12 (4.72%) CRM
14 12 (4.72%) ITIL
14 12 (4.72%) Migration
14 12 (4.72%) Scrum
14 12 (4.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.11%) SQL
2 19 (7.48%) Java
3 18 (7.09%) Python
4 14 (5.51%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.51%) Shell Script
5 10 (3.94%) C#
6 8 (3.15%) Perl
6 8 (3.15%) PHP
6 8 (3.15%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.76%) C
7 7 (2.76%) Groovy
7 7 (2.76%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.97%) VBA
9 3 (1.18%) C++
9 3 (1.18%) Fortran
9 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.18%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.18%) VC++
10 2 (0.79%) R
11 1 (0.39%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 30 (11.81%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.06%) Degree
3 16 (6.30%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.72%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.54%) CIMA
6 8 (3.15%) ACCA
7 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.36%) MCSE
9 4 (1.57%) CCNA
9 4 (1.57%) CCNP
9 4 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.57%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.57%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.18%) ISEB
11 1 (0.39%) CISA
11 1 (0.39%) CISM
11 1 (0.39%) CISSP
11 1 (0.39%) ECDL
11 1 (0.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.30%) QA
2 10 (3.94%) SLA
3 8 (3.15%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.76%) PMO
5 3 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.39%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.39%) GDPR
6 1 (0.39%) IFRS
6 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.18%) Docker
3 3 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.54%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.76%) Amdocs OSS
2 7 (2.76%) Netcool
2 7 (2.76%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 4 (1.57%) QRadar
4 3 (1.18%) HP ALM
4 3 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.18%) WSUS
5 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.79%) logstash
6 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.39%) Ansible
6 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.39%) Puppet
6 1 (0.39%) Salt
6 1 (0.39%) SCCM
6 1 (0.39%) SCOM
6 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (16.14%) Oracle
2 35 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.12%) Tableau
4 12 (4.72%) HP
5 11 (4.33%) BMC
5 11 (4.33%) Cisco
5 11 (4.33%) Remedy
6 9 (3.54%) Dell
6 9 (3.54%) Hyperion
7 8 (3.15%) Atlassian
7 8 (3.15%) IBM
7 8 (3.15%) Juniper
7 8 (3.15%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (2.76%) Cramer
8 7 (2.76%) Huawei
8 7 (2.76%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.76%) Siebel
8 7 (2.76%) xMatters
9 6 (2.36%) Nokia
10 5 (1.97%) SAP