Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 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.

Data Analysis
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 73 103
Rank change year-on-year +17 +30 +26
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 122 99 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.97% 2.35% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 2.86% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 59 30
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £340 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.85% -2.67%
10th Percentile £306 £243 £212
90th Percentile £532 £475 £441
South East median daily rate £428 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.88% -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 17
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -11.11% -12.90%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £21.25 £13.00 £23.75
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £17.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year -1.03% +20.21% -51.67%

Data Analysis 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 3431 3458 4040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.44% 81.94% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1802 1845 2244
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £396
% change year-on-year +6.12% +1.14% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 130 181
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% -32.08% +47.22%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.28 £49.55 £45.25
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £25.00 £26.55
% change year-on-year -7.44% -5.84% +51.71%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Berkshire

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in Berkshire

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Berkshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in Berkshire

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Berkshire

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Berkshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analysis in Berkshire

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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 +22 42 £425 +7.32% 2
Bracknell +20 26 £450 -20.00% 1
Newbury -2 9 £231 +2.78% 3
Maidenhead -5 5 £220 -41.33%
Slough +8 2 £225 -29.69%
Data Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 45 (36.89%) SQL
2 43 (35.25%) Data Modelling
2 43 (35.25%) Retail
3 38 (31.15%) Microsoft
4 34 (27.87%) Oracle
5 29 (23.77%) Finance
5 29 (23.77%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (22.95%) IBM
7 25 (20.49%) Migration
7 25 (20.49%) Data Architecture
8 24 (19.67%) Data Migration
9 23 (18.85%) Data Quality
10 21 (17.21%) Business Analysis
11 20 (16.39%) Data Management
12 19 (15.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (13.93%) ETL
13 17 (13.93%) JDA
13 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Excel
13 17 (13.93%) Data Mapping
14 15 (12.30%) Project Management
14 15 (12.30%) Data Structures
15 14 (11.48%) SLA
15 14 (11.48%) Security Cleared
16 13 (10.66%) Workflow
16 13 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (10.66%) GDPR
17 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
17 12 (9.84%) Master Data Management
18 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
18 11 (9.02%) DB2

Data Analysis
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 9 (7.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.46%) IIS
3 2 (1.64%) SAS
4 1 (0.82%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (5.74%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Oracle BPM
1 10 (8.20%) Sonata
2 4 (3.28%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (2.46%) Primavera
4 2 (1.64%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.82%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.82%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) Network Security
2 5 (4.10%) Firewall
2 5 (4.10%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.46%) DHCP
3 3 (2.46%) DNS
3 3 (2.46%) iSCSI
3 3 (2.46%) LAN
3 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.46%) WAN
4 1 (0.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (9.02%) DB2
2 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.92%) IBM InfoSphere
5 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.28%) QlikView
6 4 (3.28%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (2.46%) Big Data
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.82%) GIS
9 1 (0.82%) OLAP
9 1 (0.82%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.82%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.82%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) LSMW
2 3 (2.46%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.82%) Metasploit
General
1 43 (35.25%) Retail
2 29 (23.77%) Finance
3 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.82%) Billing
5 1 (0.82%) Law
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (56.56%) Analyst
2 37 (30.33%) Data Analyst
3 28 (22.95%) Architect
4 26 (21.31%) Data Architect
5 14 (11.48%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (9.02%) Data Modeller
7 9 (7.38%) Analyst Programmer
7 9 (7.38%) Programmer
7 9 (7.38%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 9 (7.38%) Senior Programmer
7 9 (7.38%) SQL Analyst
8 8 (6.56%) Developer
8 8 (6.56%) SQL Data Analyst
9 7 (5.74%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.74%) Report Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Consultant
10 6 (4.92%) Supply Chain Architect
11 5 (4.10%) Excel Analyst
12 4 (3.28%) SAP Migration Consultant
12 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) BAPI
2 3 (2.46%) .NET
2 3 (2.46%) Web Services
3 2 (1.64%) Kafka
3 2 (1.64%) REST
3 2 (1.64%) WCF
4 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.82%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.82%) HTML
4 1 (0.82%) LINQ
4 1 (0.82%) WinForms
4 1 (0.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.77%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.30%) Data Structures
3 7 (5.74%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.10%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.28%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.28%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.46%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.46%) User Experience
6 3 (2.46%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.20%) Unix
2 7 (5.74%) Windows
3 4 (3.28%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.25%) Data Modelling
2 25 (20.49%) Data Architecture
2 25 (20.49%) Migration
3 24 (19.67%) Data Migration
4 21 (17.21%) Business Analysis
5 20 (16.39%) Data Management
6 19 (15.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (13.93%) Data Mapping
7 17 (13.93%) ETL
8 15 (12.30%) Project Management
9 13 (10.66%) Workflow
10 12 (9.84%) Master Data Management
11 11 (9.02%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (8.20%) Defect Management
12 10 (8.20%) Demand Forecasting
12 10 (8.20%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (7.38%) ERP
14 8 (6.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.89%) SQL
2 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.46%) C#
3 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.20%) Degree
4 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.46%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.46%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (2.46%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (2.46%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.82%) ISEB
7 1 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.85%) Data Quality
2 14 (11.48%) SLA
3 13 (10.66%) GDPR
4 2 (1.64%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (1.64%) IFRS
5 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.82%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) EnCase
2 4 (3.28%) SCCM
3 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 34 (27.87%) Oracle
3 28 (22.95%) IBM
4 17 (13.93%) JDA
5 10 (8.20%) SAP
6 7 (5.74%) VMware
7 6 (4.92%) Splunk
8 4 (3.28%) Cognos
9 3 (2.46%) Tableau
9 3 (2.46%) Talend
10 2 (1.64%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.64%) McAfee
11 1 (0.82%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.82%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.82%) Marketo
11 1 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.82%) Qualys
11 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.82%) Siebel
11 1 (0.82%) Workday