Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 15 21
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 273 345 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.61% 8.43% 6.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.34% 24.31% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 172 114
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +0.65% -0.64%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £213
90th Percentile £575 £530 £573
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +1.19% +8.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 15
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -45.00% -2.04%
10th Percentile £18.09 £13.88 £11.53
90th Percentile £27.80 £37.15 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £18.87 £18.69 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.96% +9.94% +6.25%

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 1,342 1,419 1,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.51% 34.68% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 692 583
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £250 £234 £213
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £429 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.13% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 55 64
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £12.00 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -39.43% +10.07%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.28 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.90 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% -16.38%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 24 January 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
Slough +18 56 £388 +14.81% 14
Reading -36 56 £493 +15.88% 25
Newbury -7 31 £400 +11.89% 7
Bracknell -10 30 £400 +63.10% 5
Maidenhead +2 18 £525 +53.28% 10
Wokingham -5 8 £469 +113.07% 3
Analytical Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 91 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 82 (30.04%) Problem-Solving
3 72 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (19.78%) SQL
4 54 (19.78%) Analytics
5 49 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
6 45 (16.48%) Microsoft
7 42 (15.38%) Finance
8 34 (12.45%) Python
9 33 (12.09%) User Experience
10 31 (11.36%) Project Management
10 31 (11.36%) Big Data
11 29 (10.62%) Degree
11 29 (10.62%) ETL
11 29 (10.62%) PRINCE2
11 29 (10.62%) Legal
12 27 (9.89%) Firewall
12 27 (9.89%) Data Analytics
13 26 (9.52%) Data Protection
13 26 (9.52%) Hadoop
13 26 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (9.16%) Microsoft Office
14 25 (9.16%) Scrum
14 25 (9.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 24 (8.79%) Open Source
15 24 (8.79%) Internet
16 23 (8.42%) Apache Spark
17 22 (8.06%) B2B
17 22 (8.06%) Oracle
18 21 (7.69%) MS Visio

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 23 (8.42%) Apache Spark
2 19 (6.96%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.20%) SAS
4 3 (1.10%) Confluence
4 3 (1.10%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.10%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.73%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.73%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.73%) Smallworld
5 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.37%) IIS
6 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (9.16%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (9.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 12 (4.40%) InVision
5 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.73%) Autodesk Inventor
6 2 (0.73%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.37%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 7 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.37%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.76%) Office 365
2 12 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.56%) PaaS
4 6 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.83%) SaaS
6 2 (0.73%) Amazon SageMaker
6 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.73%) IaaS
6 2 (0.73%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (0.73%) Slack
6 2 (0.73%) Trello
6 2 (0.73%) Yammer
7 1 (0.37%) Datadog
7 1 (0.37%) G Suite
7 1 (0.37%) npm
7 1 (0.37%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.89%) Firewall
2 24 (8.79%) Internet
3 20 (7.33%) SSH
3 20 (7.33%) TCP/IP
4 15 (5.49%) 3G
4 15 (5.49%) 4G
4 15 (5.49%) Wireshark
5 13 (4.76%) Diameter Protocol
5 13 (4.76%) WAN
6 12 (4.40%) LAN
7 6 (2.20%) Network Security
7 6 (2.20%) WLAN
8 5 (1.83%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (1.47%) DNS
9 4 (1.47%) VPN
9 4 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (1.10%) MPLS
10 3 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.36%) Big Data
2 26 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 20 (7.33%) Apache Hive
3 20 (7.33%) Flink
4 11 (4.03%) Power BI
5 7 (2.56%) DB2
6 6 (2.20%) Data Lake
6 6 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.20%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.83%) QlikView
8 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.10%) GIS
9 3 (1.10%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.73%) MySQL
10 2 (0.73%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 8 (2.93%) JIRA
3 4 (1.47%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.73%) GitLab
5 2 (0.73%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.37%) Buildbot
6 1 (0.37%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.37%) ERwin
6 1 (0.37%) Grunt
6 1 (0.37%) Maven
6 1 (0.37%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 91 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 42 (15.38%) Finance
3 29 (10.62%) Legal
4 21 (7.69%) Marketing
4 21 (7.69%) Retail
5 7 (2.56%) Billing
6 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.73%) Banking
7 2 (0.73%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
8 1 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 47 (17.22%) Analyst
2 29 (10.62%) Developer
3 26 (9.52%) Architect
4 23 (8.42%) Designer
5 20 (7.33%) Project Manager
6 16 (5.86%) Analytics Developer
6 16 (5.86%) Big Data Developer
7 14 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 14 (5.13%) Software Developer
8 13 (4.76%) Test Engineer
9 12 (4.40%) Consultant
9 12 (4.40%) Coordinator
10 10 (3.66%) Product Owner
11 8 (2.93%) Data Analyst
11 8 (2.93%) Financial Analyst
11 8 (2.93%) UI Designer
12 7 (2.56%) Data Engineer
13 6 (2.20%) Big Data Engineer
13 6 (2.20%) Data Analytics Engineer
14 5 (1.83%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.33%) Spark Streaming
2 15 (5.49%) SOAP
3 13 (4.76%) LDAP
4 12 (4.40%) Vue.js
5 7 (2.56%) XML
6 6 (2.20%) Middleware
7 4 (1.47%) SailPoint
8 3 (1.10%) Kafka
8 3 (1.10%) Web Services
9 2 (0.73%) .NET
9 2 (0.73%) CSS
9 2 (0.73%) HTML
9 2 (0.73%) JSON
9 2 (0.73%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.73%) REST
10 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.37%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (0.37%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.09%) User Experience
2 17 (6.23%) Analytical Mindset
3 13 (4.76%) PMI
4 12 (4.40%) Graphic Design
5 10 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.56%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.47%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.10%) DataPower
10 3 (1.10%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.73%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.93%) Linux
2 6 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (2.20%) Unix
2 6 (2.20%) Windows
3 5 (1.83%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.47%) AIX
4 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.10%) Android
5 3 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.73%) MVS
6 2 (0.73%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (30.04%) Problem-Solving
2 72 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (19.78%) Analytics
4 31 (11.36%) Project Management
5 29 (10.62%) ETL
5 29 (10.62%) PRINCE2
6 27 (9.89%) Data Analytics
7 26 (9.52%) Data Protection
7 26 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (9.16%) Scrum
9 24 (8.79%) Open Source
10 22 (8.06%) B2B
11 21 (7.69%) Change Management
12 20 (7.33%) Big Data Analytics
12 20 (7.33%) Data Ingestion
12 20 (7.33%) Kalman Filter
12 20 (7.33%) Network Architecture
12 20 (7.33%) Web Development
13 19 (6.96%) Visualisation
14 18 (6.59%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 54 (19.78%) SQL
2 34 (12.45%) Python
3 16 (5.86%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.13%) Java
5 10 (3.66%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.83%) C#
8 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.10%) C
9 2 (0.73%) COBOL
9 2 (0.73%) Fortran
9 2 (0.73%) JCL
9 2 (0.73%) R
9 2 (0.73%) Scala
9 2 (0.73%) VB
9 2 (0.73%) VBA
10 1 (0.37%) Perl
10 1 (0.37%) Ruby
10 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (10.62%) Degree
2 16 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 11 (4.03%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.30%) CCNP
5 9 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.20%) PMP
7 5 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.47%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.10%) CCNA
10 2 (0.73%) ACCA
10 2 (0.73%) CIMA
11 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.37%) CCDP
11 1 (0.37%) CCIE
11 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.96%) PMO
2 9 (3.30%) SLA
3 5 (1.83%) GDPR
4 4 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.83%) Docker
2 5 (1.83%) XenApp
3 3 (1.10%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.73%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.73%) KVM
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.73%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (4.76%) HP ALM
2 4 (1.47%) Ansible
3 2 (0.73%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.73%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.73%) SCCM
3 2 (0.73%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.37%) Grafana
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) Suricata
4 1 (0.37%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.37%) vMotion
Vendors
1 45 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.06%) Oracle
3 16 (5.86%) SAP
4 15 (5.49%) Tableau
5 14 (5.13%) HP
6 13 (4.76%) Nokia
7 12 (4.40%) Adobe
8 10 (3.66%) Cisco
9 9 (3.30%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.93%) Talend
11 7 (2.56%) ServiceNow
11 7 (2.56%) VMware
12 6 (2.20%) Aruba
12 6 (2.20%) Citrix
12 6 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.83%) MicroStrategy
14 4 (1.47%) Meraki
14 4 (1.47%) Okta
14 4 (1.47%) TIBCO
15 3 (1.10%) CyberArk