Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 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.

Technical Analyst
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 146 139
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 26 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.64% 0.61% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.66% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 21
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £249 £377 £293
90th Percentile £534 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.86% -26.25% +17.41%

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 3747 3954 4661
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.91% 92.28% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 2138 2528
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £213
90th Percentile £588 £569 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 187 242
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 £40.00 £43.28 £46.62
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in Berkshire

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in Berkshire

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in Berkshire

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in Berkshire

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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 +19 14 £500 +32.10% 2
Bracknell 0 3 £425 -15.00%
Slough +2 1 £181 -59.89%
Newbury - 1 £388 -
Technical Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) Service Management
3 9 (34.62%) Remedy
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (26.92%) PeopleSoft
5 7 (26.92%) SAP
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle
5 7 (26.92%) CMDB
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (19.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (19.23%) ITSM
7 5 (19.23%) Migration
7 5 (19.23%) Replication
8 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
9 3 (11.54%) Finance
10 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
10 2 (7.69%) Capita
10 2 (7.69%) ETL
11 1 (3.85%) SAS
11 1 (3.85%) LAN
11 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management

Technical 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 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) CMDB
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (19.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) Service Management
3 5 (19.23%) ITSM
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (3.85%) ERP
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) IFRS
1 1 (3.85%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Remedy
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) PeopleSoft
2 7 (26.92%) SAP
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Capita
5 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) VMware