Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 106 110
Rank change year-on-year +24 +4 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 84 65 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.08% 1.53% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.65% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 40 36
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - +19.27%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £156
90th Percentile £438 £456 £434
South East median daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.57% - +34.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +3.23% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.73 £11.14
90th Percentile £30.00 £31.00 £24.00
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year -27.91% +17.81% +17.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3723 3928 4649
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.97% 92.27% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1972 2127 2520
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £229 £213
90th Percentile £588 £569 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 184 242
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.15 £43.28 £46.62
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Berkshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Berkshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Berkshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Berkshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analyst in Berkshire

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 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 +17 24 £381 +3.95% 1
Bracknell +10 16 £171 -60.86%
Maidenhead +1 11 £425 -
Slough +12 9 £250 -28.57%
Newbury -1 2 £220 -39.31%
Wokingham +6 1 - -
Windsor +1 1 £275 -40.54%
Data Analyst
South East

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 37 (44.05%) Data Analysis
2 36 (42.86%) SQL
3 27 (32.14%) Data Modelling
4 26 (30.95%) Data Quality
5 25 (29.76%) Microsoft Excel
6 23 (27.38%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (25.00%) Migration
8 20 (23.81%) Retail
9 18 (21.43%) Data Migration
9 18 (21.43%) Data Structures
10 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
11 14 (16.67%) Oracle
11 14 (16.67%) SAP
11 14 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (14.29%) Business Analysis
12 12 (14.29%) GDPR
13 11 (13.10%) DB2
13 11 (13.10%) ETL
14 10 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (10.71%) Analytics
15 9 (10.71%) Logical Data Model
15 9 (10.71%) Actionable Insight
15 9 (10.71%) Data Cleansing
15 9 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
15 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
16 8 (9.52%) JDA
16 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
16 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (9.52%) IBM

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 3 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.19%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (29.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) SAP APO
1 5 (5.95%) SAP MM
2 4 (4.76%) SAP MDM
3 3 (3.57%) FastStats
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (2.38%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Firewall
1 1 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) DB2
3 10 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.95%) PowerPivot
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.76%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (3.57%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.57%) Big Data
7 3 (3.57%) GIS
7 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.57%) QlikView
7 3 (3.57%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.19%) MS Access
9 1 (1.19%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) LSMW
2 1 (1.19%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (23.81%) Retail
2 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (5.95%) Finance
4 5 (5.95%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.38%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (21.43%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.76%) AS400
3 4 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Pricing Data
4 1 (1.19%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Unix
2 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) Data Analysis
2 27 (32.14%) Data Modelling
3 21 (25.00%) Migration
4 18 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 14 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 11 (13.10%) ETL
8 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (10.71%) Actionable Insight
9 9 (10.71%) Analytics
9 9 (10.71%) Data Cleansing
9 9 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (10.71%) Logical Data Model
10 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (9.52%) Demand Forecasting
10 8 (9.52%) Validation
11 7 (8.33%) Data Management
11 7 (8.33%) Data Mapping
12 6 (7.14%) Data Conversion
12 6 (7.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.57%) Scala
4 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.19%) sed
5 1 (1.19%) VB
5 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (30.95%) Data Quality
2 12 (14.29%) GDPR
3 5 (5.95%) GxP
3 5 (5.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (4.76%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (1.19%) IFRS
5 1 (1.19%) IFRS 9
5 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) Oracle
1 14 (16.67%) SAP
2 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.52%) IBM
3 8 (9.52%) JDA
4 7 (8.33%) Tableau
5 3 (3.57%) Cognos
5 3 (3.57%) Teradata
6 2 (2.38%) Callidus
6 2 (2.38%) HP
6 2 (2.38%) Siebel
7 1 (1.19%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.19%) Cramer
7 1 (1.19%) Datanomic
7 1 (1.19%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.19%) Splunk
7 1 (1.19%) Talend
7 1 (1.19%) Trillium
7 1 (1.19%) Varonis