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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 78 103
Rank change year-on-year -2 +25  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 24 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.25% 2.00% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 2.51% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 16
Median daily rate £400 £303 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.23% -28.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £216 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £401 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.68 £13.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.58% -19.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.13 £13.90 £19.81
% change year-on-year +44.78% -29.84%  

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1550 1996 2137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.52% 79.90% 75.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 1080 1119
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 46 61
Median hourly rate £24.45 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.00% -45.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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
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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 7 £338 -17.17% 4
Bracknell +7 6 £600 - 1
Maidenhead -13 2 £235 -36.91% 1
Data Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 26 (40.63%) SQL
2 20 (31.25%) Data Modelling
3 19 (29.69%) Data Quality
4 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.31%) Finance
6 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
6 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 10 (15.63%) Analytics
9 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
9 9 (14.06%) Retail
10 8 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 8 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 8 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.50%) ETL
10 8 (12.50%) DB2
10 8 (12.50%) Project Management
10 8 (12.50%) GDPR
11 7 (10.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (10.94%) Data Protection
11 7 (10.94%) Data Mapping
11 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
11 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (10.94%) Microsoft

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 5 (7.81%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (7.81%) SAS
2 2 (3.13%) JBoss
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (7.81%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (4.69%) SPSS
5 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.56%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (12.50%) DB2
4 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) Big Data
6 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.13%) Power BI
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.56%) CloverETL
7 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.56%) MySQL
7 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.56%) QlikView
7 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.56%) Toad
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Retail
3 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.81%) Legal
4 5 (7.81%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Billing
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Analyst
2 20 (31.25%) Data Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Architect
3 8 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Data Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) ETL Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Data Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Business Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) .NET
1 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
1 3 (4.69%) ADO.NET
1 3 (4.69%) LINQ
1 3 (4.69%) WinForms
2 2 (3.13%) Java EE
2 2 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) J2EE
3 1 (1.56%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) NumPy
3 1 (1.56%) Pandas
3 1 (1.56%) scikit-learn
3 1 (1.56%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.81%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.56%) AS400
6 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
1 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
1 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Data Modelling
2 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (15.63%) Analytics
4 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 8 (12.50%) ETL
5 8 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (12.50%) Project Management
5 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (10.94%) Data Management
6 7 (10.94%) Data Mapping
6 7 (10.94%) Data Protection
6 7 (10.94%) ITIL
6 7 (10.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (9.38%) Process Improvement
7 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.81%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.69%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) Java
4 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
4 2 (3.13%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) R
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.69%) Data Quality
2 8 (12.50%) GDPR
3 5 (7.81%) QA
4 3 (4.69%) IFRS
4 3 (4.69%) IFRS 9
4 3 (4.69%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) Pegasus
3 2 (3.13%) Tableau
3 2 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (1.56%) Cognos
4 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) Talend