Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 27 26
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 130 87 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.26% 5.93% 6.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 28.14% 19.82% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 38 79
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £232 £250 £181
90th Percentile £520 £591 £528
Berkshire median daily rate £390 £389 £400
% change year-on-year +0.32% -2.81% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £40.33 £95.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.80% -57.83% +243.60%
10th Percentile £12.75 £18.50 £30.31
90th Percentile £24.70 £55.65 £170.44
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £29.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year -48.28% +80.24% -42.18%

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 462 439 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 36.46% 29.93% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 231 379
Reading median daily rate £388 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -4.76% +9.09%
10th Percentile £220 £205 £219
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 20
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.33% +116.54% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.55 £18.56 £11.80
90th Percentile £38.50 £55.65 £57.44
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £21.00 £18.36
% change year-on-year -16.76% +14.41% -3.39%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 35 (26.92%) SQL
1 35 (26.92%) Finance
2 27 (20.77%) Oracle
3 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (18.46%) Project Management
4 24 (18.46%) Degree
5 23 (17.69%) Marketing
6 22 (16.92%) Microsoft Excel
7 20 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 18 (13.85%) Data Analysis
8 18 (13.85%) GDPR
9 17 (13.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 16 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (12.31%) SAP
10 16 (12.31%) Unix
11 15 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
11 15 (11.54%) Telecoms
11 15 (11.54%) Data Protection
11 15 (11.54%) Business Process Mapping
12 14 (10.77%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (10.77%) Data Protection Act
12 14 (10.77%) ITIL
13 13 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (10.00%) Information Security
13 13 (10.00%) Workflow
13 13 (10.00%) Defect Management
14 12 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (9.23%) Information Management
14 12 (9.23%) Data Modelling
14 12 (9.23%) Business Intelligence

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 10 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (3.85%) SAS
3 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.31%) CMS
4 3 (2.31%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.54%) Documentum
5 2 (1.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (16.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (13.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (5.38%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.31%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.77%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Oracle BPM
1 11 (8.46%) Sonata
2 3 (2.31%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.54%) Maximo
3 2 (1.54%) SAP GRC
3 2 (1.54%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.54%) Sprinklr
3 2 (1.54%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.77%) HFM
4 1 (0.77%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.77%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.54%) Office 365
4 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.08%) LAN
1 4 (3.08%) WAN
2 3 (2.31%) RNC
2 3 (2.31%) SAN
3 2 (1.54%) 2G
3 2 (1.54%) 3G
3 2 (1.54%) MGW
3 2 (1.54%) Network Security
3 2 (1.54%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.77%) DHCP
4 1 (0.77%) DNS
4 1 (0.77%) M3UA
4 1 (0.77%) MPLS
4 1 (0.77%) SCCP
4 1 (0.77%) SSL
4 1 (0.77%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (0.77%) VoLTE
4 1 (0.77%) VoWiFi
4 1 (0.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.31%) QlikView
3 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.54%) MS Access
4 2 (1.54%) MySQL
4 2 (1.54%) Power BI
4 2 (1.54%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.77%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.77%) OLAP
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.77%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) JIRA
2 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.77%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (26.92%) Finance
2 23 (17.69%) Marketing
3 15 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.46%) Legal
5 9 (6.92%) Mandarin Language
6 4 (3.08%) Banking
6 4 (3.08%) Publishing
6 4 (3.08%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.54%) Retail
8 1 (0.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (45.38%) Analyst
2 20 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 12 (9.23%) Developer
4 11 (8.46%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (6.92%) Analyst Programmer
5 9 (6.92%) Coordinator
5 9 (6.92%) Programmer
5 9 (6.92%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 9 (6.92%) Senior Programmer
6 8 (6.15%) Project Coordinator
7 6 (4.62%) Data Analyst
7 6 (4.62%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 6 (4.62%) Salesforce Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Marketing Specialist
8 5 (3.85%) Report Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Architect
9 4 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) .NET
2 3 (2.31%) CSS
2 3 (2.31%) HTML
3 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.54%) JSON
3 2 (1.54%) MDX
3 2 (1.54%) REST
3 2 (1.54%) SOAP
3 2 (1.54%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.77%) Behat
4 1 (0.77%) CGI
4 1 (0.77%) WCF
4 1 (0.77%) Web Services
4 1 (0.77%) XML
4 1 (0.77%) XSD
4 1 (0.77%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.62%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.85%) CMDB
5 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.08%) Credit Risk
6 4 (3.08%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.08%) User Experience
7 3 (2.31%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (2.31%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.31%) Social Media
8 2 (1.54%) Blog
8 2 (1.54%) EPoS
8 2 (1.54%) Life Science
8 2 (1.54%) PKI
8 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.77%) FMCG
9 1 (0.77%) Replication
9 1 (0.77%) STB
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.31%) Unix
2 8 (6.15%) Windows
3 5 (3.85%) Linux
4 3 (2.31%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.31%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.77%) Android
5 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.46%) Project Management
2 20 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 18 (13.85%) Data Analysis
4 15 (11.54%) Business Process Mapping
4 15 (11.54%) Data Protection
4 15 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
5 14 (10.77%) ITIL
5 14 (10.77%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (10.00%) Defect Management
6 13 (10.00%) Information Security
6 13 (10.00%) Workflow
7 12 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.23%) Data Modelling
7 12 (9.23%) Information Management
8 11 (8.46%) GAP Analysis
9 10 (7.69%) Data Management
9 10 (7.69%) Data Mapping
9 10 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
10 9 (6.92%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.92%) SQL
2 4 (3.08%) C#
2 4 (3.08%) Java
2 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.54%) Apex Code
4 2 (1.54%) PHP
4 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.77%) AWK
5 1 (0.77%) Perl
5 1 (0.77%) Python
5 1 (0.77%) R
5 1 (0.77%) sed
5 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (18.46%) Degree
2 8 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CCNP
7 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.77%) HNC
7 1 (0.77%) ISEB
7 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.77%) MCSE
7 1 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.77%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.85%) GDPR
2 12 (9.23%) SLA
3 11 (8.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (5.38%) PMO
5 5 (3.85%) Data Quality
6 4 (3.08%) Basel II
6 4 (3.08%) IFRS
6 4 (3.08%) IFRS 9
6 4 (3.08%) QA
7 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.77%) UCITS
7 1 (0.77%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.31%) vSphere
3 3 (2.31%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.77%) QRadar
2 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (20.77%) Oracle
2 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.31%) SAP
4 13 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (4.62%) Tableau
6 5 (3.85%) HP
7 4 (3.08%) Dell
7 4 (3.08%) Ericsson
7 4 (3.08%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (3.08%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.08%) VMware
8 3 (2.31%) Adobe
8 3 (2.31%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.31%) Brocade
8 3 (2.31%) Citrix
8 3 (2.31%) EMC
8 3 (2.31%) Intel
8 3 (2.31%) NetApp
8 3 (2.31%) Sun
8 3 (2.31%) Symantec