Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 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.

Data Analysis
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 69 103
Rank change year-on-year +5 +34 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 115 103 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.83% 2.57% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 3.14% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 62 34
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.62% -7.47%
10th Percentile £307 £263 £209
90th Percentile £526 £475 £484
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 18
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £13.75
10th Percentile £11.25 - £10.61
90th Percentile £22.50 - £23.75
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £17.43 £15.25
% change year-on-year -6.77% +14.30% -10.29%

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 3,373 3,276 3,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 82.96% 81.80% 79.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,757 1,726 2,136
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06% +3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 122 171
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -35.19% +34.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £50.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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 +10 39 £413 +4.17% 7
Bracknell +11 25 £450 - 3
Newbury -8 8 £150 -33.33% 1
Maidenhead -1 7 £220 -39.31%
Slough +5 1 £450 +40.63%
Data Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 46 (40.00%) SQL
2 42 (36.52%) Retail
3 37 (32.17%) Data Modelling
4 35 (30.43%) Oracle
5 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
6 30 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (24.35%) Finance
7 28 (24.35%) IBM
8 22 (19.13%) Data Quality
9 21 (18.26%) Data Architecture
9 21 (18.26%) Data Management
10 20 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (17.39%) Business Analysis
11 18 (15.65%) Migration
12 17 (14.78%) Data Mapping
12 17 (14.78%) Data Migration
13 16 (13.91%) JDA
14 15 (13.04%) Project Management
14 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
14 15 (13.04%) ETL
14 15 (13.04%) Data Structures
15 14 (12.17%) SLA
16 13 (11.30%) Workflow
16 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
16 13 (11.30%) GDPR
17 12 (10.43%) Master Data Management
17 12 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
18 11 (9.57%) GAP Analysis
18 11 (9.57%) SQL Server

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 (7.83%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.48%) SAS
3 3 (2.61%) IIS
4 2 (1.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.87%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.96%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.74%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
1 10 (8.70%) Sonata
2 4 (3.48%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (2.61%) Primavera
4 2 (1.74%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.87%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.87%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) Network Security
2 4 (3.48%) Firewall
2 4 (3.48%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.61%) DHCP
3 3 (2.61%) DNS
3 3 (2.61%) iSCSI
3 3 (2.61%) LAN
3 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.57%) DB2
1 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.96%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.22%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.48%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (2.61%) QlikView
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.74%) Big Data
7 2 (1.74%) KNIME
7 2 (1.74%) Power BI
7 2 (1.74%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.87%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.87%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.87%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) LSMW
2 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (36.52%) Retail
2 28 (24.35%) Finance
3 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.22%) Marketing
5 3 (2.61%) Legal
6 2 (1.74%) Billing
7 1 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (55.65%) Analyst
2 33 (28.70%) Data Analyst
3 25 (21.74%) Architect
4 23 (20.00%) Data Architect
5 14 (12.17%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (9.57%) Data Modeller
7 9 (7.83%) Analyst Programmer
7 9 (7.83%) Programmer
7 9 (7.83%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 9 (7.83%) Senior Programmer
8 8 (6.96%) Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Report Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) SQL Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) SQL Data Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Consultant
9 6 (5.22%) Supply Chain Architect
10 5 (4.35%) Excel Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) SAP Migration Consultant
11 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) .NET
2 4 (3.48%) BAPI
3 3 (2.61%) Web Services
4 2 (1.74%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.74%) D3.js
4 2 (1.74%) Kafka
4 2 (1.74%) REST
4 2 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.74%) WCF
5 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.87%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.87%) HTML
5 1 (0.87%) LINQ
5 1 (0.87%) WinForms
5 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.04%) Data Structures
3 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (4.35%) User Experience
5 4 (3.48%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.48%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.48%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.61%) Cyberattack
6 3 (2.61%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.74%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.70%) Unix
2 7 (6.09%) Windows
3 4 (3.48%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.48%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.17%) Data Modelling
2 21 (18.26%) Data Architecture
2 21 (18.26%) Data Management
3 20 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 20 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (15.65%) Migration
5 17 (14.78%) Data Mapping
5 17 (14.78%) Data Migration
6 15 (13.04%) ETL
6 15 (13.04%) Project Management
7 13 (11.30%) Workflow
8 12 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (10.43%) Master Data Management
9 11 (9.57%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (8.70%) Defect Management
10 10 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.83%) Demand Forecasting
11 9 (7.83%) ERP
12 8 (6.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (5.22%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.61%) C#
3 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.61%) MATLAB
3 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.61%) Python
4 2 (1.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.74%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.96%) Degree
3 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.61%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.61%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (2.61%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.87%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.13%) Data Quality
2 14 (12.17%) SLA
3 13 (11.30%) GDPR
4 2 (1.74%) IFRS
5 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.87%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.87%) PMO
5 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.48%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) EnCase
1 4 (3.48%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (30.43%) Oracle
2 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
3 28 (24.35%) IBM
4 16 (13.91%) JDA
5 9 (7.83%) SAP
6 7 (6.09%) VMware
7 5 (4.35%) Splunk
8 3 (2.61%) Tableau
9 2 (1.74%) Cognos
9 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.87%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.87%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.87%) Mapinfo
10 1 (0.87%) Marketo
10 1 (0.87%) McAfee
10 1 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.87%) Siebel
10 1 (0.87%) Workday