Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 11 31
Rank change year-on-year -25 +20 -10
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 66 124 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.38% 9.77% 5.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.25% 27.19% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 70 30
Reading median daily rate £444 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% +6.67% -10.71%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £240
90th Percentile £638 £501 £531
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £390 £395
% change year-on-year +8.97% -1.27% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 8
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -36.84% -75.16%
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +43.33% -29.41% +38.21%

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 463 456 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 30.70% 35.93% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 249 244
Reading median daily rate £415 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.41% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £163 £231 £188
90th Percentile £588 £540 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 22
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -37.50% +47.69%
10th Percentile £7.83 £10.55 £18.59
90th Percentile £48.90 £47.50 £55.59
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £19.62
% change year-on-year +38.46% -33.73% -0.67%

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 15 November 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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 22 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 16 (24.24%) Degree
4 12 (18.18%) Analytics
4 12 (18.18%) Project Management
5 9 (13.64%) Change Management
5 9 (13.64%) Finance
5 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 8 (12.12%) Marketing
6 8 (12.12%) Project Planning
7 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.61%) SLA
8 6 (9.09%) B2B
8 6 (9.09%) CRM
8 6 (9.09%) SQL
8 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 5 (7.58%) Oracle
9 5 (7.58%) DevOps
10 4 (6.06%) Power BI
10 4 (6.06%) Sales Enablement
10 4 (6.06%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (6.06%) Actionable Insight
10 4 (6.06%) Demand Generation
10 4 (6.06%) Java
10 4 (6.06%) Windows
10 4 (6.06%) ITIL

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 4 (6.06%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (4.55%) Confluence
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Eloqua
2 2 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.52%) Maximo
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.52%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.52%) Datadog
3 1 (1.52%) npm
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) LAN
1 3 (4.55%) WAN
1 3 (4.55%) WLAN
2 2 (3.03%) GSM
2 2 (3.03%) LTE
2 2 (3.03%) Network Security
2 2 (3.03%) UMTS
3 1 (1.52%) 3G
3 1 (1.52%) 4G
3 1 (1.52%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (1.52%) DVB
3 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) SSL
3 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Power BI
2 2 (3.03%) Big Data
2 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.52%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.52%) MS Access
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.52%) Redis
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.06%) JIRA
2 3 (4.55%) Maven
3 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.03%) JMeter
3 2 (3.03%) Selenium
3 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.52%) Buildbot
4 1 (1.52%) Grunt
4 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Marketing
3 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Legal
5 2 (3.03%) Advertising
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Front Office
6 1 (1.52%) Games
6 1 (1.52%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 11 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (7.58%) Implementation Manager
3 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
3 4 (6.06%) Operations Manager
3 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 3 (4.55%) Cutover Manager
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing Analyst
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing Manager
4 3 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (4.55%) Salesforce Analyst
5 2 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.03%) Optimisation Engineer
5 2 (3.03%) Sales Analyst
5 2 (3.03%) Sales and Marketing Manager
5 2 (3.03%) Sales Manager
5 2 (3.03%) Sales Operations Manager
5 2 (3.03%) Software Sales Manager
5 2 (3.03%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (3.03%) Transformation Director
5 2 (3.03%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) REST
2 2 (3.03%) COM
2 2 (3.03%) Kafka
2 2 (3.03%) SOAP
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.52%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.52%) jQuery
3 1 (1.52%) JSON
3 1 (1.52%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) LINQ
3 1 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.52%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (1.52%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Analytical Mindset
2 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.55%) Social Media
2 3 (4.55%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.52%) DataPower
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) EPoS
4 1 (1.52%) FMCG
4 1 (1.52%) Life Science
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
2 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (18.18%) Analytics
2 12 (18.18%) Project Management
3 9 (13.64%) Change Management
4 8 (12.12%) Project Planning
5 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.09%) B2B
6 6 (9.09%) CRM
7 5 (7.58%) DevOps
8 4 (6.06%) Actionable Insight
8 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.06%) Demand Generation
8 4 (6.06%) ITIL
8 4 (6.06%) PRINCE
8 4 (6.06%) Sales Enablement
8 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.06%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) Java
2 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.55%) Python
4 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.03%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.03%) Perl
4 2 (3.03%) Ruby
5 1 (1.52%) AWK
5 1 (1.52%) C++
5 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
2 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) CCNP
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.55%) Master's Degree
5 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.03%) MBA
6 1 (1.52%) CEH
6 1 (1.52%) CISM
6 1 (1.52%) CISSP
6 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) MCSE
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.52%) PhD
6 1 (1.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
2 4 (6.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.52%) GDPR
3 1 (1.52%) PMO
3 1 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) AirWatch
1 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) Grafana
2 1 (1.52%) Graphite
2 1 (1.52%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.52%) Kibana
2 1 (1.52%) Mesos
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.52%) Nagios
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Salt
2 1 (1.52%) StatsD
2 1 (1.52%) Suricata
2 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco
3 3 (4.55%) Meraki
3 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.55%) Splunk
4 2 (3.03%) BMC
4 2 (3.03%) Google
4 2 (3.03%) HP
4 2 (3.03%) Marketo
4 2 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (1.52%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.52%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.52%) Dell
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Nokia
5 1 (1.52%) Qualys
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Teradata