Period
to 21 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 12 44
Rank change year-on-year -19 +32 -19
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 80 119 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.55% 9.52% 3.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.28% 29.10% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 55 30
Reading median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -5.33%
10th Percentile £320 £240 £302
90th Percentile £573 £495 £553
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% -78.75%
10th Percentile £13.20 £13.13 £17.45
90th Percentile £49.00 £39.45 £24.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.75 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.33% -25.00% +44.14%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 463 409 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.11% 32.72% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 206 283
Reading median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £238 £253 £188
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 15
Reading median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.58% -15.56% +52.54%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.25 £16.97
90th Percentile £65.00 £54.32 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% -4.38%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Reading

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Reading

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Reading over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Reading

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Reading

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Reading over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 32 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (30.00%) Project Management
3 21 (26.25%) Finance
4 18 (22.50%) Oracle
4 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (22.50%) Degree
5 16 (20.00%) SQL
6 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (16.25%) Analytics
7 12 (15.00%) Marketing
7 12 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.75%) Workflow
9 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
10 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
10 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (11.25%) B2B
11 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 8 (10.00%) Unix
11 8 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
11 8 (10.00%) FNZ
11 8 (10.00%) Sonata
12 7 (8.75%) Project Planning
12 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.75%) Legal
12 7 (8.75%) Marketing Intelligence
12 7 (8.75%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (8.75%) ITIL
12 7 (8.75%) SLA

Analytical Skills
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 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (3.75%) Confluence
3 1 (1.25%) Apache
3 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.25%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Sonata
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (5.00%) Infor M3
4 3 (3.75%) Eloqua
5 2 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (1.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (7.50%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.25%) npm
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle CX
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Network Security
1 3 (3.75%) WAN
2 2 (2.50%) LAN
2 2 (2.50%) SSL
2 2 (2.50%) WLAN
3 1 (1.25%) 3G
3 1 (1.25%) 4G
3 1 (1.25%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (1.25%) DVB
3 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.25%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) IPsec
3 1 (1.25%) IPv4
3 1 (1.25%) Skype
3 1 (1.25%) SNMP
3 1 (1.25%) VLAN
3 1 (1.25%) VPN
3 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.25%) Wireless
3 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.75%) Big Data
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.50%) QlikView
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.25%) DB2
4 1 (1.25%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.25%) GIS
4 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.25%) MS Access
4 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.25%) Redis
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) JIRA
2 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.75%) Maven
3 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.50%) JMeter
3 2 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (1.25%) Buildbot
4 1 (1.25%) Grunt
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Marketing
3 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.75%) Legal
5 4 (5.00%) French Language
6 3 (3.75%) German Language
6 3 (3.75%) Retail
7 2 (2.50%) Advertising
8 1 (1.25%) Electronics
8 1 (1.25%) Front Office
8 1 (1.25%) Games
8 1 (1.25%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Analyst
2 7 (8.75%) Business Analyst
2 7 (8.75%) Project Manager
2 7 (8.75%) Salesforce Analyst
3 6 (7.50%) Consultant
4 5 (6.25%) Designer
4 5 (6.25%) Marketing Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Administrator
5 4 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Operations Manager
5 4 (5.00%) Sales Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) Developer
6 3 (3.75%) Marketing Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Support Consultant
7 2 (2.50%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Programme Director
7 2 (2.50%) Project Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Sales Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) REST
2 2 (2.50%) Kafka
2 2 (2.50%) SOAP
2 2 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (1.25%) .NET
3 1 (1.25%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.25%) COM
3 1 (1.25%) CSS
3 1 (1.25%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.25%) jQuery
3 1 (1.25%) LDAP
3 1 (1.25%) LINQ
3 1 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.25%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (1.25%) Sensu
3 1 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.00%) PMI
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) Social Media
4 3 (3.75%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) EPoS
5 2 (2.50%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.25%) DataPower
6 1 (1.25%) FMCG
6 1 (1.25%) Life Science
6 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Unix
2 5 (6.25%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (30.00%) Project Management
3 13 (16.25%) Analytics
4 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.00%) Data Analysis
5 11 (13.75%) Workflow
6 9 (11.25%) B2B
7 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.75%) ITIL
8 7 (8.75%) Marketing Intelligence
8 7 (8.75%) Project Planning
8 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.50%) Data Architecture
9 6 (7.50%) Migration
9 6 (7.50%) Process Improvement
9 6 (7.50%) Wealth Management
10 5 (6.25%) Data Management
11 4 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) Java
3 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.75%) Python
4 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.25%) AWK
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.25%) C
5 1 (1.25%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) C++
5 1 (1.25%) Perl
5 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.25%) Ruby
5 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Master's Degree
2 4 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.00%) PMP
2 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) CCNP
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.50%) MBA
4 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.25%) CEH
5 1 (1.25%) CISM
5 1 (1.25%) CISSP
5 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) HNC
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
2 5 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.75%) GDPR
4 2 (2.50%) PMO
5 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.25%) QA
5 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Firmware
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.25%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.25%) Ansible
3 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.25%) Grafana
3 1 (1.25%) Graphite
3 1 (1.25%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.25%) Kibana
3 1 (1.25%) Mesos
3 1 (1.25%) Nagios
3 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.25%) Puppet
3 1 (1.25%) Salt
3 1 (1.25%) StatsD
3 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
1 18 (22.50%) Oracle
2 8 (10.00%) FNZ
3 7 (8.75%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (7.50%) AppDynamics
5 4 (5.00%) Informatica
6 3 (3.75%) Cisco
7 2 (2.50%) BMC
7 2 (2.50%) Google
7 2 (2.50%) HP
7 2 (2.50%) IBM
7 2 (2.50%) Marketo
7 2 (2.50%) Meraki
7 2 (2.50%) Remedy
7 2 (2.50%) Splunk
8 1 (1.25%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.25%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.25%) New Relic
8 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.25%) Tableau