Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Analytical Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Thinking over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Thinking
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 151 170
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19 +8
Contract jobs citing Analytical Thinking 16 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.52% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 3
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +43.33% +53.85%
10th Percentile £300 £366 £206
90th Percentile £588 £600 £333
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £345
% change year-on-year +5.88% +23.19% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Analytical Thinking is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3427 3481 4016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.22% 81.62% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 1845 2235
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £407 £396
% change year-on-year +4.42% +2.78% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 128 181
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £18.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.92% -31.13% +39.47%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.28 £49.65 £45.25
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.30
% change year-on-year -4.00% -4.92% +50.26%

Analytical Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Analytical Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Thinking in Berkshire

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Thinking in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Thinking in Berkshire

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Thinking in Berkshire

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Thinking in Berkshire

Analytical Thinking
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 Thinking within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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
Newbury -1 4 £300 - 1
Bracknell +2 3 £463 +7.56%
Reading -5 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Slough - 3 £575 -
Analytical Thinking
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Thinking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Analytical Thinking.

1 16 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (75.00%) Oracle
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) SDLC
5 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (31.25%) Migration
6 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
7 4 (25.00%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) Web Development
7 4 (25.00%) JSON
7 4 (25.00%) jQuery
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
7 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (25.00%) Spring
7 4 (25.00%) Change Management
7 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (25.00%) SAP
7 4 (25.00%) CSS
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) REST
7 4 (25.00%) CSS3
7 4 (25.00%) Change Control
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database

Analytical Thinking
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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) HFM
1 3 (18.75%) Hyperion Planning
1 3 (18.75%) Maximo
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) 2G
1 1 (6.25%) 3G
1 1 (6.25%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (18.75%) Essbase
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) UI Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Hyperion Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Migration Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Maximo Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Maximo Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Report Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Report Writer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) CSS3
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) HTML5
1 4 (25.00%) jQuery
1 4 (25.00%) JSON
1 4 (25.00%) REST
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) SDLC
2 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Change Control
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) CAFM
5 3 (18.75%) Facilities Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) Cognos
3 3 (18.75%) Hyperion