The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £396 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 13 22 6
Rank change year-on-year +9 -16  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 58 73 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.80% 7.23% 12.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.39% 7.86% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 81
Median daily rate £396 £340 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.47% -4.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £196 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £12.48 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £14.60 £23.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 618 929 944
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 93.78% 92.07% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 505 513
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 £229 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 24
Median hourly rate £15.00 £50.28 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.16% +139.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Reading

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 27 (23.48%) Finance
2 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.04%) SQL
3 15 (13.04%) Data Analysis
3 15 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
4 14 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (11.30%) Telecoms
5 13 (11.30%) Billing
6 11 (9.57%) Marketing
7 10 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 10 (8.70%) SAP
7 10 (8.70%) Analytics
8 9 (7.83%) MS Office
8 9 (7.83%) CRM
8 9 (7.83%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (7.83%) SC Cleared
9 8 (6.96%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (6.96%) Project Management
9 8 (6.96%) Java
10 7 (6.09%) Retail
10 7 (6.09%) ERP
10 7 (6.09%) Degree
11 6 (5.22%) BigMachines
11 6 (5.22%) Apttus
11 6 (5.22%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (5.22%) SoapUI

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (2.61%) SAS
1 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.87%) CMS
2 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.83%) MS Office
3 8 (6.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.22%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.87%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) BigMachines
2 5 (4.35%) Sonata
3 3 (2.61%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.87%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.87%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Office 365
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) DHCP
1 1 (0.87%) DNS
1 1 (0.87%) Firewall
1 1 (0.87%) IP Telephony
1 1 (0.87%) LAN
1 1 (0.87%) MVNO
1 1 (0.87%) Network Security
1 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.87%) WAN
1 1 (0.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.74%) Power BI
4 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
4 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.87%) GIS
4 1 (0.87%) MS Access
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.87%) QlikView
4 1 (0.87%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (0.87%) Spatial Data
4 1 (0.87%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Selenium
1 6 (5.22%) SoapUI
1 6 (5.22%) WebDriver
2 3 (2.61%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.74%) Appium
3 2 (1.74%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.74%) JIRA
3 2 (1.74%) JMeter
3 2 (1.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.87%) Calabash
4 1 (0.87%) JUnit
4 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (23.48%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Billing
2 13 (11.30%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.57%) Marketing
4 7 (6.09%) Retail
5 2 (1.74%) Front Office
5 2 (1.74%) Games
6 1 (0.87%) Back Office
6 1 (0.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.87%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.87%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) SOAP
1 4 (3.48%) Web Services
2 1 (0.87%) .NET
2 1 (0.87%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.61%) Robotics
2 3 (2.61%) User Experience
3 2 (1.74%) Internet of Things
3 2 (1.74%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.87%) Social Media
4 1 (0.87%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.35%) Windows
2 3 (2.61%) Android
2 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.74%) Unix
3 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.87%) Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.04%) Data Analysis
2 14 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (8.70%) Analytics
3 10 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 9 (7.83%) CRM
5 8 (6.96%) Project Management
6 7 (6.09%) ERP
7 6 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.22%) ITIL
8 5 (4.35%) Data Analytics
8 5 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 5 (4.35%) Defect Management
8 5 (4.35%) Workflow
9 4 (3.48%) Business Process Analysis
9 4 (3.48%) ETL
9 4 (3.48%) Information Management
9 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.48%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.04%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) Java
3 6 (5.22%) C
4 3 (2.61%) C#
4 3 (2.61%) Python
5 2 (1.74%) VBA
6 1 (0.87%) ABAP
6 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.83%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.09%) Degree
4 5 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) ISEB
6 1 (0.87%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.87%) CCNP
6 1 (0.87%) CISA
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.87%) CISM
6 1 (0.87%) CISSP
6 1 (0.87%) GIAC
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.87%) SANS
6 1 (0.87%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) PMO
1 5 (4.35%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.61%) IFRS
3 3 (2.61%) IFRS 9
3 3 (2.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.87%) COBIT
4 1 (0.87%) GDPR
4 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) SAP
3 9 (7.83%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.22%) Apttus
5 5 (4.35%) Oracle
6 2 (1.74%) Capita
6 2 (1.74%) Citrix
6 2 (1.74%) HP
6 2 (1.74%) Workday
7 1 (0.87%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.87%) Ariba
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco
7 1 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.87%) Saba
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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