Period
to 20 July 2019

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 July 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.

Data Analysis
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 95 98
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 85 73 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.97% 1.83% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.11% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 33
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £227 £180 £162
90th Percentile £539 £558 £560
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £453
% change year-on-year -2.86% -3.31% +16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 - £17.50
10th Percentile £31.05 - £16.25
90th Percentile £57.95 - £18.75
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £34.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year -5.11% +98.55% +24.10%

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 3,763 3,460 3,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 87.31% 86.59% 82.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,846 1,751 1,495
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £250
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £418
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.19% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 83 131
Berkshire median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +46.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £11.72
90th Percentile £78.75 £49.75 £40.50
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year +20.00% +27.16% -17.65%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019.

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 July 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 -11 27 £450 +18.03% 5
Slough +9 12 £500 +334.78% 1
Maidenhead +12 6 £363 +119.70% 3
Newbury -3 3 £315 -16.00% 4
Bracknell -11 2 - - 1
Wokingham -3 1 - -
Data Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 34 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (37.65%) SQL
3 27 (31.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 25 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (24.71%) Analytics
7 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
8 17 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
9 14 (16.47%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (15.29%) Power Platform
10 13 (15.29%) Tableau
10 13 (15.29%) Power BI
10 13 (15.29%) ETL
10 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
11 12 (14.12%) Oracle
12 11 (12.94%) SAS
12 11 (12.94%) MicroStrategy
12 11 (12.94%) Retail
12 11 (12.94%) Finance
12 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 9 (10.59%) Decision-Making
14 9 (10.59%) Python
14 9 (10.59%) Data Modelling
14 9 (10.59%) DV Cleared
14 9 (10.59%) Data Protection
15 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
15 8 (9.41%) Relational Database

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 11 (12.94%) SAS
2 7 (8.24%) Confluence
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (31.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Sonata
2 1 (1.18%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) Power Platform
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.24%) SaaS
4 6 (7.06%) GitHub
4 6 (7.06%) PaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Broadband
2 1 (1.18%) 2G
2 1 (1.18%) 3G
2 1 (1.18%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.18%) 4G
2 1 (1.18%) 5G
2 1 (1.18%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) GSM
2 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.18%) LTE
2 1 (1.18%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.18%) VoLTE
2 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) Power BI
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.71%) Big Data
5 4 (4.71%) DB2
6 3 (3.53%) QlikView
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.53%) SSDT
7 2 (2.35%) MS Access
8 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.18%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.18%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) JIRA
2 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.06%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.18%) LSMW
4 1 (1.18%) Toad
General
1 17 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Retail
3 7 (8.24%) Marketing
4 3 (3.53%) Billing
4 3 (3.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (54.12%) Analyst
2 28 (32.94%) Data Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Business Analyst
4 10 (11.76%) SQL Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) SQL Data Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) SAS Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) SAS Data Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) Tableau Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Consultant
7 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Analytics Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Analytics Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Business Data Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Metadata Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) SSAS Developer
9 3 (3.53%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (3.53%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) Web Services
2 1 (1.18%) BAPI
2 1 (1.18%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 34 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.41%) Taxonomies
3 7 (8.24%) Data Structures
4 6 (7.06%) User Experience
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.35%) FMCG
7 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.18%) NHS
7 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Unix
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.71%) Analytics
4 14 (16.47%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (15.29%) ETL
6 9 (10.59%) Data Modelling
6 9 (10.59%) Data Protection
6 9 (10.59%) Decision-Making
7 8 (9.41%) Visualisation
8 7 (8.24%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.24%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (8.24%) Project Management
8 7 (8.24%) Records Management
8 7 (8.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.06%) Data Management
9 6 (7.06%) Migration
9 6 (7.06%) Process Improvement
9 6 (7.06%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.65%) SQL
2 9 (10.59%) Python
3 8 (9.41%) Java
4 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.53%) VBA
7 1 (1.18%) ABAP
7 1 (1.18%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.18%) Perl
7 1 (1.18%) R
7 1 (1.18%) Ruby
7 1 (1.18%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.59%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.88%) Degree
5 2 (2.35%) OCP
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) Dublin Core
2 5 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 4 (4.71%) PMO
4 1 (1.18%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
1 13 (15.29%) Tableau
2 12 (14.12%) Oracle
3 11 (12.94%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (7.06%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.53%) SAP
6 2 (2.35%) FNZ
6 2 (2.35%) Informatica
6 2 (2.35%) Qualtrics
7 1 (1.18%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.18%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.18%) Cramer
7 1 (1.18%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.18%) Google
7 1 (1.18%) IBM
7 1 (1.18%) IFS
7 1 (1.18%) Saba
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.18%) Talend
7 1 (1.18%) Workday