Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 13 December 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.

Analytics
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 36 56
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20 +9
Contract jobs citing Analytics 235 182 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.42% 4.42% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.35% 5.22% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 104 67
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £225 £325 £284
90th Percentile £600 £609 £825
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +0.05% +11.76% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £21.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +56.73% +45.21%
10th Percentile £25.75 £15.00 £16.49
90th Percentile £46.75 £50.00 £23.75
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.62% +18.18% +89.66%

Analytics 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 3,701 3,485 3,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.41% 84.73% 83.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,752 1,822 1,867
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £244 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 110 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.28% -21.62% -27.55%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £41.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £22.75 £24.23
% change year-on-year +10.42% -6.09% -3.10%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Berkshire

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in Berkshire

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in Berkshire

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in Berkshire

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytics in Berkshire

Analytics
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 Analytics within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 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 +11 66 £463 -7.50% 13
Slough +21 46 £388 -18.42% 5
Maidenhead 0 25 £413 -2.94% 4
Bracknell +3 16 £231 -62.24% 5
Newbury -17 15 £504 +12.10% 5
Wokingham -7 9 £385 - 1
Analytics
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 72 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (30.21%) SQL
3 69 (29.36%) Big Data
4 59 (25.11%) Business Intelligence
4 59 (25.11%) Microsoft
5 57 (24.26%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (23.83%) Data Analytics
7 55 (23.40%) Python
8 48 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 46 (19.57%) Telecoms
10 40 (17.02%) Apache Spark
10 40 (17.02%) Data Lake
11 39 (16.60%) DevOps
11 39 (16.60%) Hadoop
12 36 (15.32%) PowerShell
13 34 (14.47%) Data Science
14 33 (14.04%) Marketing
15 32 (13.62%) ETL
15 32 (13.62%) User Experience
16 31 (13.19%) Visual Studio Team System
16 31 (13.19%) Power BI
17 30 (12.77%) HDInsight
17 30 (12.77%) Windows
18 29 (12.34%) JavaScript
18 29 (12.34%) PaaS
19 28 (11.91%) Degree
20 27 (11.49%) Internet
20 27 (11.49%) Big Data Analytics
21 26 (11.06%) CRM
22 25 (10.64%) Firewall

Analytics
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 40 (17.02%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.68%) CMS
3 8 (3.40%) Drupal
4 5 (2.13%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.70%) Apache
5 4 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.28%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.53%) InVision
3 12 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (2.13%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.55%) SAP APO
1 6 (2.55%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.13%) SAP MDM
3 4 (1.70%) Eloqua
3 4 (1.70%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.28%) HFM
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.43%) Data Workbench
6 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 48 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (12.34%) PaaS
3 25 (10.64%) IaaS
4 15 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (5.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (4.26%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (2.13%) Apigee
8 5 (2.13%) Google Analytics
8 5 (2.13%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.70%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (1.70%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.70%) Amazon SageMaker
9 4 (1.70%) Force.com
9 4 (1.70%) Heroku
9 4 (1.70%) Office 365
10 3 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.28%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.85%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.49%) Internet
2 25 (10.64%) Firewall
3 23 (9.79%) TCP/IP
4 18 (7.66%) SSH
5 7 (2.98%) SSL
5 7 (2.98%) WAN
6 6 (2.55%) DNS
6 6 (2.55%) VPN
7 5 (2.13%) Skype
8 4 (1.70%) BGP
8 4 (1.70%) DWDM
8 4 (1.70%) EIGRP
8 4 (1.70%) OSPF
8 4 (1.70%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (1.70%) RIP
8 4 (1.70%) SDH
9 3 (1.28%) IPsec
9 3 (1.28%) LAN
9 3 (1.28%) MPLS
9 3 (1.28%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (29.36%) Big Data
2 40 (17.02%) Data Lake
3 39 (16.60%) Hadoop
4 31 (13.19%) Power BI
5 30 (12.77%) HDInsight
6 22 (9.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (8.94%) Apache Hive
7 21 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (8.09%) SQL Server
9 18 (7.66%) Flink
10 9 (3.83%) Relational Database
11 8 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (3.40%) SAP HANA
11 8 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (2.98%) Cosmos DB
12 7 (2.98%) SAP BW
13 6 (2.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 6 (2.55%) Data Mining
13 6 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (13.19%) Visual Studio Team System
2 22 (9.36%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.98%) JIRA
4 4 (1.70%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.28%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.43%) Axure RP
General
1 46 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 33 (14.04%) Marketing
3 24 (10.21%) Finance
4 22 (9.36%) Legal
5 16 (6.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.70%) Advertising
7 2 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (17.02%) Analyst
2 30 (12.77%) Developer
3 29 (12.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (9.36%) Architect
5 21 (8.94%) Consultant
6 19 (8.09%) Azure Engineer
6 19 (8.09%) Data Engineer
7 18 (7.66%) Azure DevOps
7 18 (7.66%) Big Data Engineer
7 18 (7.66%) Data Analyst
8 16 (6.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 16 (6.81%) Designer
8 16 (6.81%) Software Developer
9 15 (6.38%) Analytics Developer
10 14 (5.96%) Big Data Developer
11 12 (5.11%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.83%) Analytics Manager
12 9 (3.83%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.83%) Python Engineer
13 8 (3.40%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.66%) Spark Streaming
2 16 (6.81%) Kafka
3 12 (5.11%) HTML
3 12 (5.11%) Vue.js
4 9 (3.83%) scikit-learn
5 8 (3.40%) JSON
5 8 (3.40%) Node.js
6 7 (2.98%) jQuery
6 7 (2.98%) Natural Language Processing
6 7 (2.98%) React
6 7 (2.98%) XML
7 6 (2.55%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.55%) RESTful
8 5 (2.13%) .NET
8 5 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (2.13%) HTML5
8 5 (2.13%) SignalR
8 5 (2.13%) SOAP
8 5 (2.13%) Web Services
8 5 (2.13%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 57 (24.26%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (13.62%) User Experience
3 12 (5.11%) Analytical Mindset
3 12 (5.11%) Graphic Design
4 10 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 10 (4.26%) Social Media
5 8 (3.40%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.55%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.55%) PMI
7 5 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.13%) Replication
7 5 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.70%) AS400
8 4 (1.70%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.28%) Life Science
9 3 (1.28%) Oracle Exalytics
9 3 (1.28%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.28%) Robotics
10 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.77%) Windows
2 23 (9.79%) Linux
3 8 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.98%) CentOS
5 6 (2.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.28%) Unix
6 3 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.85%) Fedora
8 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.11%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (23.83%) Data Analytics
4 39 (16.60%) DevOps
5 34 (14.47%) Data Science
6 32 (13.62%) ETL
7 27 (11.49%) Big Data Analytics
8 26 (11.06%) CRM
9 24 (10.21%) Machine Learning
9 24 (10.21%) Open Source
10 23 (9.79%) Data Modelling
10 23 (9.79%) Visualisation
11 22 (9.36%) Artificial Intelligence
11 22 (9.36%) Kalman Filter
12 21 (8.94%) B2B
12 21 (8.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (8.94%) Data Ingestion
12 21 (8.94%) Data Management
13 20 (8.51%) Test Automation
14 18 (7.66%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 71 (30.21%) SQL
2 55 (23.40%) Python
3 36 (15.32%) PowerShell
4 29 (12.34%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.81%) Java
5 16 (6.81%) R
6 14 (5.96%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.40%) MATLAB
7 8 (3.40%) Scala
7 8 (3.40%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.13%) Perl
9 4 (1.70%) C#
10 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.28%) VB
11 2 (0.85%) AWK
12 1 (0.43%) C
12 1 (0.43%) C++
12 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (11.91%) Degree
2 10 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.83%) Master's Degree
3 9 (3.83%) MBA
4 8 (3.40%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.55%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.55%) PMP
6 5 (2.13%) ACCA
6 5 (2.13%) CIMA
7 4 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.28%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.28%) CCIP
8 3 (1.28%) CCNA
8 3 (1.28%) CCNP
8 3 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.28%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.43%) CEH
9 1 (0.43%) MCSE
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.43%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.81%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.83%) SLA
3 7 (2.98%) GDPR
4 6 (2.55%) QA
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (7.66%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (5.11%) Docker
3 5 (2.13%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.85%) Btrfs
5 2 (0.85%) HDFS
6 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.43%) KVM
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (5.53%) Ansible
2 9 (3.83%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.98%) Puppet
4 6 (2.55%) HP ALM
5 5 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (2.13%) Terraform
6 3 (1.28%) Grafana
6 3 (1.28%) Graphite
6 3 (1.28%) Mesos
6 3 (1.28%) Nagios
6 3 (1.28%) Salt
6 3 (1.28%) StatsD
6 3 (1.28%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.85%) Consul
7 2 (0.85%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.85%) Kibana
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.43%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.43%) Icinga
Vendors
1 59 (25.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.66%) Adobe
3 15 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (6.38%) SAP
4 10 (4.26%) Oracle
5 9 (3.83%) Cloudera
5 9 (3.83%) Google
6 7 (2.98%) Tableau
7 6 (2.55%) HP
7 6 (2.55%) JD Edwards
7 6 (2.55%) Splunk
8 5 (2.13%) Juniper
8 5 (2.13%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.70%) Cisco
9 4 (1.70%) Nortel
10 3 (1.28%) FatWire
10 3 (1.28%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.28%) Informatica
10 3 (1.28%) New Relic
10 3 (1.28%) Red Hat