Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 38 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 +16
Contract jobs citing Analytics 202 168 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.12% 4.18% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 4.95% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 85 75
Berkshire median daily rate £445 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.78% +5.11% +17.33%
10th Percentile £226 £319 £285
90th Percentile £600 £608 £805
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.50 £33.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +68.28% +35.24%
10th Percentile £19.05 £15.00 £14.53
90th Percentile £46.68 £50.00 £23.75
South East median hourly rate £39.75 £29.00 £21.06
% change year-on-year +37.07% +37.73% +26.91%

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 3,335 3,392 3,647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.56% 84.42% 82.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,654 1,736 1,979
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £573
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 113 143
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -33.96%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.55 £39.20 £44.66
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.73% -2.22% -4.26%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -4 53 £450 -5.26% 17
Slough +17 39 £388 +5.08% 8
Maidenhead -4 28 £400 -4.48% 5
Newbury -15 18 £500 +11.11% 5
Bracknell +9 13 £238 -63.46% 3
Wokingham -8 8 £370 - 3
Analytics
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 62 (30.69%) Big Data
2 57 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (24.26%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (23.76%) Business Intelligence
5 47 (23.27%) SQL
6 43 (21.29%) Python
7 42 (20.79%) Data Analytics
8 37 (18.32%) Telecoms
9 36 (17.82%) Hadoop
10 35 (17.33%) Apache Spark
11 34 (16.83%) Microsoft
11 34 (16.83%) ETL
12 30 (14.85%) Marketing
13 28 (13.86%) Data Modelling
14 26 (12.87%) Degree
14 26 (12.87%) Data Lake
15 25 (12.38%) Finance
15 25 (12.38%) Big Data Analytics
15 25 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
16 24 (11.88%) User Experience
17 23 (11.39%) Internet
17 23 (11.39%) JavaScript
18 21 (10.40%) Firewall
18 21 (10.40%) Open Source
19 20 (9.90%) Visualisation
19 20 (9.90%) Legal
19 20 (9.90%) CRM
19 20 (9.90%) B2B
19 20 (9.90%) Data Science
19 20 (9.90%) Power BI

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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 35 (17.33%) Apache Spark
2 12 (5.94%) CMS
3 10 (4.95%) Drupal
4 4 (1.98%) Apache
4 4 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.49%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.99%) SAS
6 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 14 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.45%) InVision
2 11 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.97%) SAP APO
1 6 (2.97%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.48%) SAP MDM
3 4 (1.98%) Eloqua
3 4 (1.98%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.49%) HFM
4 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.94%) Azure Data Factory
3 9 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.96%) PaaS
5 7 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.97%) Google Analytics
6 6 (2.97%) IaaS
7 4 (1.98%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (1.98%) Force.com
7 4 (1.98%) Heroku
8 3 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.49%) Office 365
9 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.99%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.99%) Route 53
9 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.50%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.39%) Internet
2 21 (10.40%) Firewall
3 19 (9.41%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.43%) SSH
5 7 (3.47%) WAN
6 5 (2.48%) DNS
6 5 (2.48%) VPN
7 4 (1.98%) BGP
7 4 (1.98%) DWDM
7 4 (1.98%) EIGRP
7 4 (1.98%) OSPF
7 4 (1.98%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (1.98%) RIP
7 4 (1.98%) SDH
8 3 (1.49%) IPsec
8 3 (1.49%) LAN
8 3 (1.49%) MPLS
8 3 (1.49%) VPLS
9 2 (0.99%) ASN.1
9 2 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (30.69%) Big Data
2 36 (17.82%) Hadoop
3 26 (12.87%) Data Lake
4 20 (9.90%) Power BI
5 19 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (8.91%) Apache Hive
7 17 (8.42%) SQL Server
8 16 (7.92%) HDInsight
9 15 (7.43%) Flink
10 13 (6.44%) Relational Database
11 9 (4.46%) SAP HANA
11 9 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (3.47%) Cosmos DB
13 6 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (2.97%) SAP BW
13 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database
14 5 (2.48%) Qlik Sense
14 5 (2.48%) SAP Data Services
14 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.93%) Visual Studio Team System
2 10 (4.95%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.97%) JIRA
4 2 (0.99%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.99%) ERwin
4 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (18.32%) Telecoms
2 30 (14.85%) Marketing
3 25 (12.38%) Finance
4 20 (9.90%) Legal
5 16 (7.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.98%) Advertising
7 3 (1.49%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (18.81%) Analyst
2 28 (13.86%) Architect
3 23 (11.39%) Developer
4 17 (8.42%) Consultant
4 17 (8.42%) Data Analyst
5 16 (7.92%) Designer
6 13 (6.44%) Big Data Engineer
6 13 (6.44%) Data Engineer
7 12 (5.94%) Analytics Developer
7 12 (5.94%) Business Analyst
7 12 (5.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.45%) Big Data Developer
8 11 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 8 (3.96%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.47%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (3.47%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.97%) Analytics Manager
11 6 (2.97%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.43%) Kafka
1 15 (7.43%) Spark Streaming
2 10 (4.95%) Vue.js
3 7 (3.47%) scikit-learn
4 5 (2.48%) HTML
4 5 (2.48%) jQuery
4 5 (2.48%) React
5 4 (1.98%) .NET
5 4 (1.98%) CSS
5 4 (1.98%) Web Services
6 3 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (1.49%) JSON
6 3 (1.49%) Node.js
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.49%) Sensu
6 3 (1.49%) TensorFlow
7 2 (0.99%) LAMP
7 2 (0.99%) XML
8 1 (0.50%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (24.26%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.88%) User Experience
3 17 (8.42%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.94%) Social Media
5 10 (4.95%) Analytical Mindset
5 10 (4.95%) Graphic Design
6 8 (3.96%) Data Structures
6 8 (3.96%) PMI
7 6 (2.97%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.48%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.98%) AS400
9 4 (1.98%) Replication
9 4 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.49%) Life Science
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Exalytics
10 3 (1.49%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.49%) Robotics
11 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.99%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.92%) Linux
2 14 (6.93%) Windows
3 6 (2.97%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.49%) Unix
4 3 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.99%) CentOS
5 2 (0.99%) Fedora
5 2 (0.99%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (23.76%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (20.79%) Data Analytics
4 34 (16.83%) ETL
5 28 (13.86%) Data Modelling
6 25 (12.38%) Big Data Analytics
7 21 (10.40%) Open Source
8 20 (9.90%) B2B
8 20 (9.90%) CRM
8 20 (9.90%) Data Science
8 20 (9.90%) Visualisation
9 19 (9.41%) DevOps
9 19 (9.41%) Kalman Filter
9 19 (9.41%) Migration
10 18 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (7.92%) Data Ingestion
11 16 (7.92%) Project Management
12 15 (7.43%) Data Management
12 15 (7.43%) Network Architecture
12 15 (7.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.27%) SQL
2 43 (21.29%) Python
3 23 (11.39%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.93%) PowerShell
5 11 (5.45%) R
6 9 (4.46%) Bash Shell
6 9 (4.46%) Java
7 7 (3.47%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.97%) MATLAB
9 5 (2.48%) Perl
9 5 (2.48%) Scala
10 3 (1.49%) C#
10 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.49%) VB
11 2 (0.99%) AWK
12 1 (0.50%) C
12 1 (0.50%) C++
12 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (12.87%) Degree
2 9 (4.46%) Master's Degree
3 8 (3.96%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.96%) PMP
3 8 (3.96%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.47%) MBA
4 7 (3.47%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.98%) ACCA
5 4 (1.98%) CIMA
6 3 (1.49%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.49%) CCIP
6 3 (1.49%) CCNA
6 3 (1.49%) CCNP
6 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.49%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.50%) CEH
7 1 (0.50%) CISSP
7 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.41%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.46%) SLA
3 5 (2.48%) GDPR
4 4 (1.98%) QA
5 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.47%) Docker
2 5 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.98%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.99%) Btrfs
5 2 (0.99%) HDFS
6 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.50%) KVM
6 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.97%) Ansible
1 6 (2.97%) HP ALM
1 6 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.97%) Puppet
2 5 (2.48%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (2.48%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.49%) Grafana
3 3 (1.49%) Graphite
3 3 (1.49%) Mesos
3 3 (1.49%) Nagios
3 3 (1.49%) Salt
3 3 (1.49%) StatsD
3 3 (1.49%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.99%) Consul
4 2 (0.99%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.99%) Kibana
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.50%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.50%) Icinga
5 1 (0.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 34 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.42%) SAP
3 16 (7.92%) Adobe
4 14 (6.93%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (4.95%) Cloudera
5 10 (4.95%) Oracle
6 8 (3.96%) Google
7 7 (3.47%) Splunk
8 6 (2.97%) HP
8 6 (2.97%) JD Edwards
8 6 (2.97%) Talend
9 5 (2.48%) Informatica
9 5 (2.48%) Juniper
10 4 (1.98%) Cisco
10 4 (1.98%) Nortel
11 3 (1.49%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.49%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.49%) New Relic
11 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.49%) Tableau