Period
to 25 March 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 3 16
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 133 197 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.07% 15.52% 8.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.87% 16.40% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 130 72
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.01% +13.14%
10th Percentile £250 £274 £300
90th Percentile £604 £552 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £395 £375
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 12
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -3.85% -23.53%
10th Percentile £16.05 £11.25 £10.55
90th Percentile £29.55 £17.75 £17.97
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +48.15% -15.63% -11.11%

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 1,347 1,201 1,322
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.88% 94.64% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 743 656
Reading median daily rate £450 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £284 £250 £213
90th Percentile £614 £588 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 89
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% +3.45% -32.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £51.05 £48.50 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.59% - -17.14%

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (17.29%) Finance
3 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 16 (12.03%) Business Analysis
5 15 (11.28%) Data Analysis
5 15 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (11.28%) Degree
6 14 (10.53%) CRM
6 14 (10.53%) Oracle
6 14 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (9.77%) SQL
7 13 (9.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 13 (9.77%) Retail
8 12 (9.02%) Telecoms
9 11 (8.27%) Migration
10 10 (7.52%) Security Cleared
10 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (6.77%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (6.77%) PMO
11 9 (6.77%) QA
11 9 (6.77%) ITIL
12 8 (6.02%) Windows
12 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
12 8 (6.02%) SharePoint
12 8 (6.02%) Change Management
12 8 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.26%) Process Improvement
13 7 (5.26%) SC Cleared
13 7 (5.26%) Data Migration

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 8 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.50%) CMS
2 2 (1.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.75%) Confluence
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (9.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) NetSuite
1 4 (3.01%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (2.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (2.26%) Workday HCM
3 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.75%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.76%) SaaS
2 4 (3.01%) Office 365
3 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.26%) G Suite
3 3 (2.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 3 (2.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.50%) 3G
2 2 (1.50%) 4G
2 2 (1.50%) Internet
2 2 (1.50%) Skype
2 2 (1.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) LAN
3 1 (0.75%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.75%) VoIP
3 1 (0.75%) WAN
3 1 (0.75%) WebEx
3 1 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.01%) Power BI
3 3 (2.26%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.75%) MS Access
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) JIRA
2 4 (3.01%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.50%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.50%) Toad
4 1 (0.75%) GitLab
4 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.75%) Selenium
4 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (17.29%) Finance
2 13 (9.77%) Retail
3 12 (9.02%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.51%) Billing
5 2 (1.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) HTML
2 5 (3.76%) XML
3 2 (1.50%) .NET
4 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.75%) COM
4 1 (0.75%) CSS
4 1 (0.75%) Flash
4 1 (0.75%) Middleware
4 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.77%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.26%) EPoS
4 3 (2.26%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.26%) User Experience
4 3 (2.26%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.50%) CMDB
5 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.50%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.75%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.75%) iPhone
6 1 (0.75%) Life Science
6 1 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.02%) Windows
2 4 (3.01%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.50%) Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Android
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.03%) Business Analysis
2 15 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (11.28%) Data Analysis
3 14 (10.53%) CRM
3 14 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (8.27%) Migration
5 9 (6.77%) ITIL
6 8 (6.02%) Change Management
6 8 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 7 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 6 (4.51%) Analytics
8 6 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.51%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (4.51%) Project Management
8 6 (4.51%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.51%) Test Scripting
9 5 (3.76%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 5 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.76%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.77%) SQL
2 4 (3.01%) C
2 4 (3.01%) Java
3 3 (2.26%) VBA
4 2 (1.50%) C#
4 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (11.28%) Degree
2 10 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.76%) ISEB
4 5 (3.76%) MCSA
4 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.26%) MBA
6 1 (0.75%) ACCA
6 1 (0.75%) CCNP
6 1 (0.75%) CIMA
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.75%) CISSP
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.75%) GIAC
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) PMO
1 9 (6.77%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) SLA
3 2 (1.50%) Dublin Core
3 2 (1.50%) GDPR
3 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.75%) Ansible
3 1 (0.75%) MOM
3 1 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.53%) Oracle
3 6 (4.51%) JDA
3 6 (4.51%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.76%) Apttus
4 5 (3.76%) Google
4 5 (3.76%) JD Edwards
4 5 (3.76%) SAP
4 5 (3.76%) Workday
5 4 (3.01%) Citrix
6 3 (2.26%) VMware
7 2 (1.50%) BMC
7 2 (1.50%) Okta
7 2 (1.50%) Remedy
7 2 (1.50%) Tableau
7 2 (1.50%) Tripwire
8 1 (0.75%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.75%) Huawei
8 1 (0.75%) IFS
8 1 (0.75%) Veeam