Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 158 169
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 +4
Contract jobs citing Analytical Thinking 17 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £182 £425 £316
90th Percentile £538 £480 £430
South East median daily rate £449 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -0.33% +20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.39% - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year +6.06% - -

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 3,282 3,387 3,790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.57% 84.02% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,652 1,709 2,051
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £569
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 120 142
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.71% -11.43% -27.45%
10th Percentile £10.35 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £39.75 £43.20
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -13.04% +2.22%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 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
Newbury - 8 £463 -
Bracknell +5 4 £400 -13.51%
Wokingham -13 3 - -
Reading -7 2 - - 1
Analytical Thinking
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Thinking 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 Thinking.

1 17 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (52.94%) Critical Thinking
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (35.29%) QA
4 5 (29.41%) Marketing
4 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) eTOM
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (29.41%) Virtual Team
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
5 4 (23.53%) Unified Communications
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) SLA
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Supply Chain Management
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Internet
6 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
6 3 (17.65%) Creative Thinking
7 2 (11.76%) Confluence
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
7 2 (11.76%) BDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) Unified Communications
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 2 (11.76%) Converged Networks
3 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) JMeter
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Marketing
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (5.88%) French Language
4 1 (5.88%) Games
4 1 (5.88%) German Language
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Vendor Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Web Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Web Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Development Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Virtual Team
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) PMI
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Critical Thinking
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) eTOM
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
3 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
6 2 (11.76%) Case Management
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
6 2 (11.76%) Presales
6 2 (11.76%) Pricing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MBA
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
2 4 (23.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com