The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading 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.

Analyst
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 55 102 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.45% 11.63% 15.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.36% 12.41% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 77 72
Median daily rate £363 £379 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.22% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +45.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £16.85 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £49.75 £14.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +3.57%  

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 531 822 777
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.24% 93.73% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 481 384
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 49
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £32.50 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 26 (23.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (21.62%) Finance
3 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (13.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (12.61%) ITIL
7 13 (11.71%) Business Analysis
8 12 (10.81%) Degree
8 12 (10.81%) Retail
8 12 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (10.81%) SQL
8 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
9 11 (9.91%) Analytics
10 10 (9.01%) SAP
10 10 (9.01%) MS Visio
10 10 (9.01%) Data Modelling
10 10 (9.01%) Project Management
10 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
11 8 (7.21%) Mathematics
11 8 (7.21%) Data Analysis
11 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
11 8 (7.21%) Active Directory
11 8 (7.21%) HP
11 8 (7.21%) Windows
11 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (6.31%) SAS
12 7 (6.31%) Billing
12 7 (6.31%) Test Scripting
12 7 (6.31%) DV Cleared

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 7 (6.31%) SAS
2 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (13.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (9.01%) MS Visio
4 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (4.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.70%) SAP BPC
2 3 (2.70%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.90%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.90%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.90%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.90%) Sonata
4 1 (0.90%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) SaaS
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) Office 365
3 1 (0.90%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) VPN
2 1 (0.90%) DHCP
2 1 (0.90%) DNS
2 1 (0.90%) Firewall
2 1 (0.90%) LAN
2 1 (0.90%) MVNO
2 1 (0.90%) Network Security
2 1 (0.90%) Skype
2 1 (0.90%) SMS
2 1 (0.90%) SSL
2 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.90%) WAN
2 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.80%) GIS
4 2 (1.80%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
5 1 (0.90%) Essbase
5 1 (0.90%) IDOL
5 1 (0.90%) MS Access
5 1 (0.90%) OLAP
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.90%) Power BI
5 1 (0.90%) QlikView
5 1 (0.90%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Selenium
2 1 (0.90%) Appium
2 1 (0.90%) Calabash
2 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.90%) JMeter
2 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.90%) Mocha
2 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (21.62%) Finance
2 12 (10.81%) Retail
3 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.31%) Billing
5 6 (5.41%) Banking
5 6 (5.41%) Marketing
5 6 (5.41%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Back Office
7 1 (0.90%) Automotive
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.90%) SOAP
1 1 (0.90%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) Credit Risk
3 5 (4.50%) Replication
4 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.70%) Robotics
5 2 (1.80%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.80%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.90%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.21%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.90%) Android
3 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.90%) Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (12.61%) ITIL
3 13 (11.71%) Business Analysis
4 12 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.91%) Analytics
6 10 (9.01%) Data Modelling
6 10 (9.01%) Project Management
7 8 (7.21%) Data Analysis
7 8 (7.21%) Mathematics
8 7 (6.31%) Actionable Insight
8 7 (6.31%) Test Scripting
9 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.41%) Digital Analytics
9 6 (5.41%) Economics
9 6 (5.41%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.50%) Credit Risk Modelling
10 5 (4.50%) Customer Segmentation
10 5 (4.50%) Market Research
10 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
11 4 (3.60%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.81%) SQL
2 5 (4.50%) C
3 4 (3.60%) Java
4 3 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (0.90%) ABAP
5 1 (0.90%) C#
5 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.90%) sed
5 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) Degree
2 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.41%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.70%) ISEB
6 3 (2.70%) MCP
6 3 (2.70%) MCSE
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.80%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.90%) CCNP
8 1 (0.90%) CISA
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.90%) CISSP
8 1 (0.90%) IIBA
8 1 (0.90%) MBA
8 1 (0.90%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) IFRS
1 7 (6.31%) IFRS 9
2 5 (4.50%) Basel II
2 5 (4.50%) PMO
2 5 (4.50%) SLA
3 3 (2.70%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.80%) QA
5 1 (0.90%) COBIT
5 1 (0.90%) GDPR
5 1 (0.90%) ISO 31000
5 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (7.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.90%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.01%) SAP
3 8 (7.21%) HP
4 6 (5.41%) Oracle
4 6 (5.41%) Remedy
5 3 (2.70%) Workday
6 2 (1.80%) Cisco
6 2 (1.80%) Informatica
6 2 (1.80%) Maxymiser
6 2 (1.80%) Optimizely
6 2 (1.80%) Twitter
7 1 (0.90%) Adobe
7 1 (0.90%) Ariba
7 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.90%) McAfee
7 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.90%) Saba
7 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.90%) Siebel
7 1 (0.90%) Trillium