Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 10 17
Rank change year-on-year -35 +7 +18
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 57 122 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.84% 10.15% 7.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.28% 29.19% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 81 47
Reading median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £197 £220 £258
90th Percentile £649 £530 £593
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £386 £388
% change year-on-year +10.03% -0.32% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -73.05% -11.67%
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £19.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year +15.03% -36.25% -44.78%

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 464 418 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.25% 34.78% 33.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 249 244
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £215 £205 £230
90th Percentile £625 £555 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 20
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £39.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% -62.16% +129.80%
10th Percentile £9.56 £10.95 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.13 £47.50 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.80 £13.10 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.29% -34.50% +9.27%

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019, 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 14 (24.56%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.04%) Project Management
3 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (14.04%) Degree
3 8 (14.04%) Change Management
3 8 (14.04%) Analytics
3 8 (14.04%) DevOps
4 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
4 7 (12.28%) Power BI
4 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
4 7 (12.28%) Project Planning
4 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.53%) CRM
5 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 6 (10.53%) Time Management
5 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 6 (10.53%) Data Science
6 5 (8.77%) Customer-Centricity
6 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.77%) Migration
6 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
6 5 (8.77%) LAN
6 5 (8.77%) WAN
7 4 (7.02%) PRINCE
7 4 (7.02%) B2B
7 4 (7.02%) B2C
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco

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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.75%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) PaaS
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 2 (3.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (1.75%) Datadog
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) npm
3 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) LAN
1 5 (8.77%) WAN
2 4 (7.02%) WLAN
3 2 (3.51%) GSM
3 2 (3.51%) LTE
3 2 (3.51%) Network Security
3 2 (3.51%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (3.51%) SSL
3 2 (3.51%) UMTS
3 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.75%) DHCP
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) IPsec
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Power BI
2 2 (3.51%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.75%) DTS
3 1 (1.75%) HDInsight
3 1 (1.75%) MS Access
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.75%) Buildbot
2 1 (1.75%) Grunt
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Maven
2 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Analyst
2 6 (10.53%) Consultant
3 5 (8.77%) Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Implementation Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) Cutover Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Digital Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Digital Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Optimisation Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) RF Optimisation Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Salesforce Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) COM
2 1 (1.75%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.75%) JSON
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.75%) REST
2 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (3.51%) DataPower
3 2 (3.51%) PMI
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Unix
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) AIX
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.04%) Analytics
3 8 (14.04%) Change Management
3 8 (14.04%) DevOps
3 8 (14.04%) Project Management
4 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.28%) Project Planning
4 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
5 6 (10.53%) CRM
5 6 (10.53%) Data Science
5 6 (10.53%) Time Management
6 5 (8.77%) Customer-Centricity
6 5 (8.77%) Migration
7 4 (7.02%) B2B
7 4 (7.02%) B2C
7 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.02%) IT Governance
7 4 (7.02%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby
3 1 (1.75%) VB
3 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) CCNP
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.75%) MCSE
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) PMO
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.02%) XenApp
2 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.75%) Docker
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.75%) Suricata
1 1 (1.75%) vCenter Server
1 1 (1.75%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco
2 4 (7.02%) Citrix
3 3 (5.26%) JDA
3 3 (5.26%) Meraki
4 2 (3.51%) Dell
4 2 (3.51%) HP
4 2 (3.51%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) IFS
5 1 (1.75%) Qualys
5 1 (1.75%) Splunk
5 1 (1.75%) VMware