Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 37 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +37
Contract jobs citing Analytics 202 196 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.82% 4.98% 4.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 5.79% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 91 82
Berkshire median daily rate £473 £445 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.18% +3.19% -8.24%
10th Percentile £302 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £600 £611
South East median daily rate £463 £463 £450
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +112.12% -15.86%
10th Percentile £16.10 £18.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £79.50 £46.75 £49.50
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £41.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +118.42% -3.11%

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 3,670 3,387 3,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 87.65% 86.12% 83.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,784 1,711 1,591
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.29%
10th Percentile £275 £258 £263
90th Percentile £610 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 79 125
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +43.33% -13.04%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.05 £11.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.75 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.00% +25.00% -13.04%

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 24 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

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 24 August 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 +10 67 £500 +8.11% 10
Slough +18 31 £460 -6.84% 3
Maidenhead -3 20 £425 +6.25% 5
Bracknell -1 16 £475 +31.03% 2
Newbury -12 14 £488 -2.50% 4
Wokingham -2 7 £150 -59.46% 2
Analytics
South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 72 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (25.25%) SQL
2 51 (25.25%) Azure
3 47 (23.27%) Telecoms
4 45 (22.28%) Data Analytics
5 40 (19.80%) DevOps
6 37 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (16.34%) Finance
8 32 (15.84%) Microsoft
9 31 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (14.36%) Marketing
11 27 (13.37%) Scrum
12 26 (12.87%) Power BI
12 26 (12.87%) Power Platform
13 24 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (11.39%) Tableau
14 23 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (11.39%) PowerShell
15 22 (10.89%) Visual Studio Team System
15 22 (10.89%) Project Management
15 22 (10.89%) Data Analysis
16 21 (10.40%) Data Lake
17 20 (9.90%) CRM
17 20 (9.90%) Data Modelling
18 19 (9.41%) Microsoft Excel
18 19 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 19 (9.41%) Degree
18 19 (9.41%) Data Science
19 18 (8.91%) Windows
19 18 (8.91%) Big Data

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 10 (4.95%) SAS
2 4 (1.98%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.99%) Confluence
5 1 (0.50%) Apache
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.50%) CMS
5 1 (0.50%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (9.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.94%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.97%) Sketch
4 4 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.49%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.99%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.99%) Figma
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (2.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.98%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.99%) BPCS
3 2 (0.99%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.50%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.50%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.50%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 51 (25.25%) Azure
2 26 (12.87%) Power Platform
3 17 (8.42%) PaaS
4 15 (7.43%) SaaS
5 13 (6.44%) GCP
6 10 (4.95%) IaaS
7 9 (4.46%) Google Analytics
8 8 (3.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (3.47%) Adobe Analytics
9 7 (3.47%) G Suite
9 7 (3.47%) Office 365
9 7 (3.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 6 (2.97%) AWS
11 5 (2.48%) OpenShift
12 4 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (1.98%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (1.98%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 4 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.45%) Firewall
1 11 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.95%) DNS
3 9 (4.46%) Reverse Proxy
3 9 (4.46%) VPN
4 8 (3.96%) Internet
5 6 (2.97%) 3G
5 6 (2.97%) 4G
6 5 (2.48%) 2G
6 5 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.48%) NAS
6 5 (2.48%) SAN
6 5 (2.48%) WAN
7 4 (1.98%) 802.11
7 4 (1.98%) BGP
7 4 (1.98%) DMZ
7 4 (1.98%) GSM
7 4 (1.98%) IPsec
7 4 (1.98%) LAN
7 4 (1.98%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.87%) Power BI
2 21 (10.40%) Data Lake
3 19 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (8.91%) Big Data
5 15 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (6.93%) HDInsight
7 11 (5.45%) BigQuery
8 6 (2.97%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.48%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.48%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.98%) SAP HANA
10 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.49%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.49%) MS Access
11 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
12 2 (0.99%) DB2
12 2 (0.99%) MySQL
12 2 (0.99%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (10.89%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (5.94%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.97%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.97%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.49%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.49%) JIRA
5 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.50%) Selenium
6 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
General
1 47 (23.27%) Telecoms
2 33 (16.34%) Finance
3 29 (14.36%) Marketing
4 14 (6.93%) Retail
5 8 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.47%) Banking
7 3 (1.49%) Billing
8 2 (0.99%) Legal
8 2 (0.99%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Automotive
9 1 (0.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 53 (26.24%) Analyst
2 27 (13.37%) Data Analyst
3 23 (11.39%) Architect
4 22 (10.89%) Azure Engineer
5 18 (8.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (7.92%) Business Analyst
7 13 (6.44%) Azure DevOps
7 13 (6.44%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.94%) Analytics Manager
9 10 (4.95%) Data Architect
9 10 (4.95%) Developer
10 9 (4.46%) SQL Analyst
10 9 (4.46%) Tableau Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) Designer
11 8 (3.96%) SAS Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) SAS Data Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) SQL Data Analyst
12 7 (3.47%) Data Analytics Manager
12 7 (3.47%) Digital Marketing Manager
12 7 (3.47%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.96%) Web Services
2 7 (3.47%) .NET
3 6 (2.97%) HTML
3 6 (2.97%) JSON
4 5 (2.48%) Node.js
5 4 (1.98%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.98%) CSS
5 4 (1.98%) Velocity
6 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.99%) Framer.js
7 1 (0.50%) Keras
7 1 (0.50%) NumPy
7 1 (0.50%) Pandas
7 1 (0.50%) PySpark
7 1 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.50%) REST
7 1 (0.50%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.50%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.46%) Replication
3 9 (4.46%) User Experience
4 8 (3.96%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.47%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.97%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.48%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.48%) TM Forum
8 3 (1.49%) AS400
8 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.49%) PMI
9 2 (0.99%) Blog
9 2 (0.99%) Clustering
9 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.99%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.91%) Windows
2 10 (4.95%) Linux
3 7 (3.47%) Android
4 5 (2.48%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.98%) VMS
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (22.28%) Data Analytics
3 40 (19.80%) DevOps
4 37 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (13.37%) Scrum
6 24 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (10.89%) Data Analysis
8 22 (10.89%) Project Management
9 20 (9.90%) CRM
9 20 (9.90%) Data Modelling
10 19 (9.41%) Data Science
11 16 (7.92%) Infrastructure as Code
12 14 (6.93%) Data Management
12 14 (6.93%) Data Protection
12 14 (6.93%) Visualisation
13 13 (6.44%) Data Governance
13 13 (6.44%) Problem Management
14 12 (5.94%) Business Analysis
14 12 (5.94%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.25%) SQL
2 23 (11.39%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.46%) Python
4 7 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.48%) Java
5 5 (2.48%) PHP
6 4 (1.98%) Perl
6 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.98%) Ruby
7 3 (1.49%) C#
7 3 (1.49%) R
8 2 (0.99%) ABAP
9 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.50%) C
9 1 (0.50%) C++
9 1 (0.50%) VB
9 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (9.41%) Degree
2 8 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.98%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.49%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.99%) ISEB
6 2 (0.99%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.99%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.50%) CISSP
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.50%) MCP
7 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.50%) OCP
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.97%) Data Quality
1 6 (2.97%) QA
2 5 (2.48%) GDPR
3 4 (1.98%) NCSC
4 3 (1.49%) PMO
4 3 (1.49%) SLA
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.48%) Ansible
1 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.98%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (1.49%) Terraform
4 1 (0.50%) Grafana
4 1 (0.50%) Kibana
4 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.50%) logstash
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.39%) Tableau
3 14 (6.93%) Oracle
4 13 (6.44%) Google
5 12 (5.94%) Adobe
6 10 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (3.96%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (3.47%) SAP
9 5 (2.48%) Cisco
10 4 (1.98%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.98%) Juniper
10 4 (1.98%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.98%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.98%) Talend
11 3 (1.49%) Ericsson
11 3 (1.49%) IBM
11 3 (1.49%) Informatica
11 3 (1.49%) Teradata
12 2 (0.99%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.99%) Nokia