Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 17 34
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17 -4
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 122 103 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.15% 7.19% 5.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 28.11% 22.49% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 47 59
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +16.67%
10th Percentile £220 £258 £200
90th Percentile £530 £593 £495
Berkshire median daily rate £386 £388 £381
% change year-on-year -0.32% +1.64% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £55.65 £63.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.05% -11.67% +126.37%
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.13 £30.00 £54.33
% change year-on-year -36.25% -44.78% +95.20%

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 434 458 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 36.11% 31.96% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 234 326
Reading median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - -
10th Percentile £218 £240 £244
90th Percentile £550 £584 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 31
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £39.64 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.16% +133.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.83 £13.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year -16.28% +18.62% +9.85%

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 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 18 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 33 (27.05%) Finance
2 32 (26.23%) SQL
3 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
4 26 (21.31%) Project Management
5 25 (20.49%) Oracle
5 25 (20.49%) Business Analysis
6 24 (19.67%) Marketing
7 21 (17.21%) GDPR
8 19 (15.57%) Data Protection
9 18 (14.75%) Degree
9 18 (14.75%) Data Analysis
9 18 (14.75%) Information Security
9 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Excel
9 18 (14.75%) Business Process Mapping
10 17 (13.93%) Risk Assessment
10 17 (13.93%) Data Protection Act
11 15 (12.30%) Unix
11 15 (12.30%) SAP
11 15 (12.30%) GAP Analysis
12 14 (11.48%) Legal
12 14 (11.48%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 14 (11.48%) Information Management
12 14 (11.48%) Data Mapping
13 13 (10.66%) Requirements Engineering
13 13 (10.66%) Data Management
13 13 (10.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (9.84%) ITIL
14 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management

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 (6.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.28%) SAS
3 3 (2.46%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.64%) Documentum
4 2 (1.64%) IIS
4 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.82%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (10.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.64%) SPSS
5 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Sonata
2 9 (7.38%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (3.28%) Eloqua
4 2 (1.64%) Maximo
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.64%) SAP GRC
4 2 (1.64%) SAP PM
4 2 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.82%) HFM
5 1 (0.82%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) LAN
1 4 (3.28%) WAN
2 3 (2.46%) Network Security
2 3 (2.46%) SAN
3 2 (1.64%) Firewall
3 2 (1.64%) IPsec
3 2 (1.64%) Skype
3 2 (1.64%) SSL
3 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.82%) DHCP
4 1 (0.82%) DNS
4 1 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.82%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.82%) Junos
4 1 (0.82%) MGW
4 1 (0.82%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (0.82%) VoLTE
4 1 (0.82%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) MS Access
3 3 (2.46%) Big Data
3 3 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.46%) QlikView
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.64%) HBase
4 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.64%) MySQL
4 2 (1.64%) Power BI
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.82%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.82%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.82%) JIRA
2 1 (0.82%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (27.05%) Finance
2 24 (19.67%) Marketing
3 14 (11.48%) Legal
4 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.74%) Mandarin Language
6 4 (3.28%) French Language
6 4 (3.28%) German Language
6 4 (3.28%) Retail
7 3 (2.46%) Billing
8 2 (1.64%) Banking
8 2 (1.64%) Czech Language
8 2 (1.64%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.64%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (49.18%) Analyst
2 26 (21.31%) Business Analyst
3 10 (8.20%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 9 (7.38%) Salesforce Analyst
4 9 (7.38%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (5.74%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (5.74%) Developer
5 7 (5.74%) Programmer
5 7 (5.74%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 7 (5.74%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (4.10%) Consultant
6 5 (4.10%) Data Analyst
6 5 (4.10%) Marketing Specialist
6 5 (4.10%) Report Analyst
7 4 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 4 (3.28%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (3.28%) Data Protection Analyst
7 4 (3.28%) Designer
7 4 (3.28%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.64%) JSON
2 2 (1.64%) REST
2 2 (1.64%) SOAP
3 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.82%) Behat
3 1 (0.82%) CGI
3 1 (0.82%) CSS
3 1 (0.82%) CSS3
3 1 (0.82%) HTML
3 1 (0.82%) HTML5
3 1 (0.82%) WCF
3 1 (0.82%) Web Services
3 1 (0.82%) XML
3 1 (0.82%) XSD
3 1 (0.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.93%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.10%) CMDB
3 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.28%) EPoS
4 4 (3.28%) Replication
5 3 (2.46%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (2.46%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.46%) User Experience
6 2 (1.64%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.64%) PKI
6 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.82%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.30%) Unix
2 7 (5.74%) Windows
3 6 (4.92%) Linux
4 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.31%) Project Management
2 25 (20.49%) Business Analysis
3 19 (15.57%) Data Protection
4 18 (14.75%) Business Process Mapping
4 18 (14.75%) Data Analysis
4 18 (14.75%) Information Security
5 17 (13.93%) Risk Assessment
6 15 (12.30%) GAP Analysis
7 14 (11.48%) Data Mapping
7 14 (11.48%) Information Management
8 13 (10.66%) Data Management
8 13 (10.66%) Requirements Engineering
9 12 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (9.84%) ITIL
9 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (9.84%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (9.02%) Marketing Intelligence
10 11 (9.02%) Workflow
11 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.20%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.23%) SQL
2 5 (4.10%) C#
3 3 (2.46%) Java
3 3 (2.46%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.64%) Python
4 2 (1.64%) R
4 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.82%) AWK
5 1 (0.82%) C
5 1 (0.82%) F#
5 1 (0.82%) Perl
5 1 (0.82%) sed
Qualifications
1 18 (14.75%) Degree
2 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.82%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.82%) CCNP
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.82%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.82%) HNC
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.21%) GDPR
2 14 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (8.20%) SLA
4 8 (6.56%) PMO
5 6 (4.92%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.64%) Basel II
6 2 (1.64%) IFRS
6 2 (1.64%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.82%) QA
7 1 (0.82%) UCITS
7 1 (0.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.46%) vSphere
3 3 (2.46%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.46%) XenServer
4 2 (1.64%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.82%) HDFS
5 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.82%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.82%) Puppet
3 1 (0.82%) QRadar
Vendors
1 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.49%) Oracle
3 15 (12.30%) SAP
4 14 (11.48%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.10%) Tableau
6 4 (3.28%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (3.28%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.28%) VMware
7 3 (2.46%) Brocade
7 3 (2.46%) Cisco
7 3 (2.46%) Citrix
7 3 (2.46%) Dell
7 3 (2.46%) EMC
7 3 (2.46%) HP
7 3 (2.46%) IBM
7 3 (2.46%) Informatica
7 3 (2.46%) Intel
7 3 (2.46%) NetApp
7 3 (2.46%) Sun
7 3 (2.46%) Symantec