Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 36 55
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19 +14
Contract jobs citing Analytics 224 192 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.29% 4.82% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 5.70% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 111 64
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +22.58% +1.97%
10th Percentile £231 £325 £219
90th Percentile £598 £613 £525
South East median daily rate £498 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £20.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.90% +35.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29.80 £14.45 £13.00
90th Percentile £38.00 £37.00 £23.75
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% +116.67% +7.14%

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 3,662 3,370 3,195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.45% 84.52% 82.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,745 1,672 1,556
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £288 £244
90th Percentile £600 £590 £556
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.97% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 81 123
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -18.18% -23.43%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.08 £47.50 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £24.29 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.55% +7.96% -18.18%

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 22 March 2019.

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
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 22 March 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 +11 73 £525 +15.07% 13
Slough +10 43 £463 +13.85% 3
Bracknell +2 19 £300 -24.05% 1
Maidenhead +2 15 £431 -5.22% 1
Newbury -11 12 £500 +17.65% 1
Wokingham -6 4 £347 - 2
Ascot - 2 £575 -
Analytics
South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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.

1 104 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (37.95%) SQL
3 79 (35.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 73 (32.59%) Microsoft
5 70 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (27.68%) PowerShell
7 61 (27.23%) DevOps
8 52 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
8 52 (23.21%) Visual Studio Team System
8 52 (23.21%) Telecoms
9 50 (22.32%) PaaS
9 50 (22.32%) Power BI
9 50 (22.32%) Data Lake
10 47 (20.98%) Data Analytics
11 42 (18.75%) HDInsight
12 41 (18.30%) Data Science
13 40 (17.86%) User Experience
13 40 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 39 (17.41%) Visual Studio
14 39 (17.41%) Windows
15 38 (16.96%) Python
16 37 (16.52%) Scrum
16 37 (16.52%) IaaS
16 37 (16.52%) Big Data
17 33 (14.73%) Adobe
18 32 (14.29%) JavaScript
19 29 (12.95%) Continuous Delivery
20 27 (12.05%) Machine Learning
21 26 (11.61%) Test Automation
21 26 (11.61%) HTML

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 21 (9.38%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.46%) CMS
3 9 (4.02%) Skype for Business
4 8 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.23%) Apache
5 5 (2.23%) Drupal
5 5 (2.23%) SAS
6 4 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.34%) Confluence
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (5.80%) InVision
2 12 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.36%) Photoshop
3 10 (4.46%) Chatbot
4 8 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.89%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.45%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 8 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.13%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (2.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle CRM On Demand
6 2 (0.89%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 2 (0.89%) SAP CS
6 2 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.45%) Data Workbench
7 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.45%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 79 (35.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (22.32%) PaaS
3 37 (16.52%) IaaS
4 16 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (5.80%) Adobe Analytics
6 12 (5.36%) Azure Data Factory
6 12 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (4.02%) Apigee
8 8 (3.57%) Data Lake Analytics
9 7 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (2.68%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.79%) Amazon SageMaker
11 4 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (1.79%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.89%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.45%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 1 (0.45%) Office 365
13 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.48%) Internet
2 18 (8.04%) Firewall
3 13 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.02%) Skype
4 9 (4.02%) SSH
4 9 (4.02%) SSL
5 6 (2.68%) DNS
6 4 (1.79%) VPN
7 3 (1.34%) BGP
7 3 (1.34%) DWDM
7 3 (1.34%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.34%) LAN
7 3 (1.34%) MPLS
7 3 (1.34%) OSPF
7 3 (1.34%) RIP
7 3 (1.34%) SDH
7 3 (1.34%) VPLS
7 3 (1.34%) WAN
8 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (22.32%) Data Lake
1 50 (22.32%) Power BI
2 42 (18.75%) HDInsight
3 40 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (16.52%) Big Data
5 18 (8.04%) Hadoop
6 17 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (4.91%) Apache Hive
8 9 (4.02%) Flink
9 6 (2.68%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (2.68%) SQL Server
10 5 (2.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.23%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.79%) DB2
11 4 (1.79%) QlikView
12 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.89%) GIS
13 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (23.21%) Visual Studio Team System
2 39 (17.41%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.46%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.57%) Axure RP
4 8 (3.57%) JIRA
5 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.45%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.45%) fastlane
6 1 (0.45%) JUnit
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.45%) TestNG
General
1 52 (23.21%) Telecoms
2 24 (10.71%) Finance
3 19 (8.48%) Marketing
4 13 (5.80%) Legal
5 4 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.34%) Retail
7 2 (0.89%) Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (20.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (14.73%) Azure DevOps
3 32 (14.29%) Developer
4 30 (13.39%) Analyst
4 30 (13.39%) Azure Engineer
4 30 (13.39%) Designer
5 28 (12.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 18 (8.04%) Software Developer
7 16 (7.14%) UI Designer
8 13 (5.80%) UX Designer
9 12 (5.36%) Business Analyst
10 11 (4.91%) Architect
10 11 (4.91%) Technical Engineer
11 10 (4.46%) Data Engineer
12 9 (4.02%) Analytics Developer
12 9 (4.02%) Big Data Developer
12 9 (4.02%) Consultant
13 8 (3.57%) Big Data Engineer
13 8 (3.57%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.61%) HTML
2 13 (5.80%) AngularJS
3 12 (5.36%) Vue.js
4 11 (4.91%) JSON
4 11 (4.91%) Natural Language Processing
5 10 (4.46%) CSS
5 10 (4.46%) HTML5
5 10 (4.46%) jQuery
5 10 (4.46%) Node.js
5 10 (4.46%) React
5 10 (4.46%) RESTful
6 9 (4.02%) SignalR
6 9 (4.02%) SOAP
6 9 (4.02%) Spark Streaming
6 9 (4.02%) WebSockets
6 9 (4.02%) XML
7 8 (3.57%) Framer.js
8 5 (2.23%) Kafka
8 5 (2.23%) Web Services
9 4 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 52 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (17.86%) User Experience
3 12 (5.36%) Analytical Mindset
3 12 (5.36%) Graphic Design
4 10 (4.46%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.68%) Social Media
6 4 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.79%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.79%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.34%) TM Forum
8 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.89%) PMI
9 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.45%) Frameworx
9 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.41%) Windows
2 17 (7.59%) Linux
3 9 (4.02%) CentOS
3 9 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.34%) Unix
4 3 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (27.23%) DevOps
4 47 (20.98%) Data Analytics
5 41 (18.30%) Data Science
6 37 (16.52%) Scrum
7 29 (12.95%) Continuous Delivery
8 27 (12.05%) Machine Learning
9 26 (11.61%) Test Automation
10 25 (11.16%) B2B
10 25 (11.16%) Security Testing
11 24 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (10.71%) CRM
12 23 (10.27%) Data Management
13 22 (9.82%) Visualisation
14 21 (9.38%) Data-Driven Testing
15 20 (8.93%) Artificial Intelligence
15 20 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (8.48%) Data Modelling
16 19 (8.48%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 85 (37.95%) SQL
2 62 (27.68%) PowerShell
3 38 (16.96%) Python
4 32 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.48%) Java
6 16 (7.14%) R
7 12 (5.36%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.68%) Scala
9 4 (1.79%) C#
9 4 (1.79%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.79%) PHP
10 3 (1.34%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.89%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.45%) ABAP
12 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.45%) Java 8
12 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (10.71%) Degree
2 8 (3.57%) Master's Degree
3 6 (2.68%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.23%) PMP
5 4 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.79%) MBA
5 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.34%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.34%) CCIP
6 3 (1.34%) CCNA
6 3 (1.34%) CCNP
6 3 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.34%) JNCIS
7 2 (0.89%) ACCA
7 2 (0.89%) CIMA
7 2 (0.89%) ISEB
8 1 (0.45%) OCP
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.45%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) QA
2 9 (4.02%) GDPR
3 4 (1.79%) SLA
4 2 (0.89%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (11.16%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (3.57%) Docker
3 3 (1.34%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (4.91%) Ansible
2 6 (2.68%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.68%) Terraform
3 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.89%) Puppet
3 2 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.45%) Grafana
4 1 (0.45%) Graphite
4 1 (0.45%) Kibana
4 1 (0.45%) Mesos
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.45%) Nagios
4 1 (0.45%) Salt
4 1 (0.45%) StatsD
4 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 73 (32.59%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.73%) Adobe
3 9 (4.02%) Google
3 9 (4.02%) Oracle
3 9 (4.02%) ServiceNow
4 7 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (2.68%) Tableau
6 5 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.34%) Cisco
7 3 (1.34%) ClickTale
7 3 (1.34%) Juniper
7 3 (1.34%) Maxymiser
7 3 (1.34%) Nortel
7 3 (1.34%) Optimizely
7 3 (1.34%) SAP
8 2 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.89%) Progress
8 2 (0.89%) Remedy
8 2 (0.89%) Splunk
8 2 (0.89%) Workday