The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 93 79
Rank change year-on-year +22 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 27 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.47% 1.22% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.31% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 20
Median daily rate £369 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.72% +16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £18.47
% change year-on-year +18.03% -17.43%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1687 2209 2236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.78% 92.82% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 1179 1120
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 98 92
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.80 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
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 3 months to 27 June 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
Slough +10 8 £275 +42.67%
Reading +17 6 £408 +16.42% 2
Newbury - 3 £394 -
Bracknell 0 2 - -
Wokingham +4 1 - -
Maidenhead -3 1 £300 -20.00%
Data Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 12 (24.49%) Analytics
2 11 (22.45%) Data Cleansing
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (20.41%) SQL
4 9 (18.37%) SAP
4 9 (18.37%) Maximo
4 9 (18.37%) Data Quality
5 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (16.33%) Data Migration
5 8 (16.33%) Migration
5 8 (16.33%) Asset Management
5 8 (16.33%) GIS
5 8 (16.33%) Data Modelling
6 7 (14.29%) EAM
6 7 (14.29%) Smallworld
6 7 (14.29%) Finance
6 7 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (10.20%) Oracle
8 5 (10.20%) Validation
8 5 (10.20%) Data Analytics
9 4 (8.16%) PowerPivot
9 4 (8.16%) Tableau
9 4 (8.16%) SaaS
9 4 (8.16%) Visualisation
9 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (8.16%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (8.16%) Informatica
9 4 (8.16%) Siebel

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 7 (14.29%) Smallworld
2 3 (6.12%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.12%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.16%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Maximo
2 2 (4.08%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.04%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) GIS
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) PowerPivot
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.12%) Apache Hive
4 3 (6.12%) Big Data
4 3 (6.12%) Data Mining
4 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.08%) IDOL
5 2 (4.08%) QlikView
6 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) MS Access
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) Sisense
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Automotive
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Robotics
3 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.04%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Analytics
2 11 (22.45%) Data Cleansing
3 8 (16.33%) Asset Management
3 8 (16.33%) Data Migration
3 8 (16.33%) Data Modelling
3 8 (16.33%) Migration
4 7 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 7 (14.29%) EAM
5 5 (10.20%) Data Analytics
5 5 (10.20%) Validation
6 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.16%) Visualisation
7 3 (6.12%) Data Mapping
7 3 (6.12%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (6.12%) ERP
7 3 (6.12%) ETL
7 3 (6.12%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (6.12%) Project Management
8 2 (4.08%) Indirect Procurement
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) C
2 3 (6.12%) Java
2 3 (6.12%) Python
2 3 (6.12%) Scala
3 2 (4.08%) Magik
4 1 (2.04%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
1 2 (4.08%) IIBA
1 2 (4.08%) ISEB
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.12%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (4.08%) GMP
3 2 (4.08%) IFRS
3 2 (4.08%) IFRS 9
3 2 (4.08%) QA
4 1 (2.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) SAP
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) Informatica
4 4 (8.16%) Siebel
4 4 (8.16%) Tableau
4 4 (8.16%) Trillium
5 2 (4.08%) Apttus
5 2 (4.08%) Ariba
5 2 (4.08%) Capita
5 2 (4.08%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.08%) Vertica
5 2 (4.08%) Zuora
6 1 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.04%) Splunk