Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 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.

Analyst
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 182 133 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 14.16% 8.96% 11.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.18% 9.90% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 73 158
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £257 £259 £185
90th Percentile £588 £467 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £365 £355
% change year-on-year +2.74% +2.82% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 21
Reading median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -7.19% +26.76%
10th Percentile £10.80 £14.40 £11.89
90th Percentile £16.50 £31.75 £33.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -20.00% -18.79% +32.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1199 1343 1797
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 90.44% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 718 1073
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £233 £220
90th Percentile £575 £571 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 78 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -31.55% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Reading

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Reading

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Reading

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Reading

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Reading

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Reading region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 57 (31.32%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (28.57%) Finance
3 35 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 30 (16.48%) Data Analysis
4 30 (16.48%) SQL
5 29 (15.93%) Project Management
6 28 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 27 (14.84%) Microsoft Excel
8 25 (13.74%) Oracle
9 24 (13.19%) ITIL
10 23 (12.64%) SC Cleared
11 21 (11.54%) GDPR
12 19 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (10.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 19 (10.44%) Retail
13 18 (9.89%) SAP
14 17 (9.34%) Microsoft
15 16 (8.79%) Data Protection
16 15 (8.24%) Information Security
17 14 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
17 14 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
17 14 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
18 13 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
18 13 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
18 13 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (7.14%) SQL Server
19 12 (6.59%) Service Management
19 12 (6.59%) Remedy
20 11 (6.04%) Data Modelling

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (4.95%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (3.85%) SAS
3 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.10%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (14.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (10.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (4.40%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (3.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Oracle BPM
1 9 (4.95%) Sonata
2 8 (4.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (2.20%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (2.20%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (1.65%) Primavera
5 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.10%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.55%) Maximo
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.55%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.55%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.85%) SMS
2 3 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.10%) Firewall
3 2 (1.10%) VPN
4 1 (0.55%) Extranet
4 1 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.55%) Network Security
4 1 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.55%) Skype
4 1 (0.55%) SNMP
4 1 (0.55%) SSL
4 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.65%) Big Data
2 3 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.65%) PowerPivot
2 3 (1.65%) QlikView
2 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.10%) Power BI
3 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.10%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.55%) GIS
4 1 (0.55%) OLAP
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.10%) Selenium
2 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.55%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.55%) Mocha
3 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (28.57%) Finance
2 19 (10.44%) Retail
3 10 (5.49%) Marketing
4 7 (3.85%) Banking
5 6 (3.30%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.75%) Legal
7 3 (1.65%) Billing
7 3 (1.65%) Military
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Automotive
8 1 (0.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.10%) XML
2 1 (0.55%) Mason
2 1 (0.55%) REST
2 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (31.32%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (4.40%) Replication
4 5 (2.75%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.20%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.20%) CMDB
5 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.65%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.65%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.65%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.10%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.10%) EPoS
8 1 (0.55%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.55%) Fintech
8 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.49%) Unix
1 10 (5.49%) Windows
2 5 (2.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.23%) Business Analysis
2 30 (16.48%) Data Analysis
3 29 (15.93%) Project Management
4 24 (13.19%) ITIL
5 19 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (8.79%) Data Protection
7 15 (8.24%) Information Security
8 14 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
8 14 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
8 14 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
9 13 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (6.59%) Service Management
11 11 (6.04%) Data Management
11 11 (6.04%) Data Modelling
11 11 (6.04%) Defect Management
12 10 (5.49%) Data Mapping
12 10 (5.49%) Requirements Engineering
12 10 (5.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.48%) SQL
2 3 (1.65%) VBScript
3 2 (1.10%) Java
3 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.55%) ABAP
4 1 (0.55%) C#
4 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.55%) R
4 1 (0.55%) sed
4 1 (0.55%) VB
4 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.04%) Degree
4 6 (3.30%) ISEB
5 5 (2.75%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.75%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.55%) ACCA
8 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) CIMA
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.55%) MBA
8 1 (0.55%) MCP
8 1 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.54%) GDPR
2 11 (6.04%) SLA
3 10 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.85%) IFRS
5 6 (3.30%) Data Quality
5 6 (3.30%) IFRS 9
5 6 (3.30%) PMO
6 5 (2.75%) Basel II
7 4 (2.20%) QA
8 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.55%) DatAdvantage
1 1 (0.55%) EnCase
1 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.55%) SCCM
1 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (13.74%) Oracle
2 18 (9.89%) SAP
3 17 (9.34%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.59%) Remedy
5 7 (3.85%) HP
6 5 (2.75%) Tableau
7 4 (2.20%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.65%) Ariba
9 2 (1.10%) McAfee
9 2 (1.10%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.10%) Twitter
9 2 (1.10%) Varonis
10 1 (0.55%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.55%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.55%) Google
10 1 (0.55%) Meridio
10 1 (0.55%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.55%) Splunk
10 1 (0.55%) VMware