Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Analytical Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Thinking over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Thinking
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 88 84
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +21
Contract jobs citing Analytical Thinking 2 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.13% 0.24% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.29% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Reading median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +97.37%
10th Percentile £375 £425 £360
90th Percentile £425 £635 £600
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65% +126.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Analytical Thinking is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,290 1,051 1,146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.35% 83.75% 81.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 648 577
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.43% -0.56% +0.63%
10th Percentile £230 £263 £235
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 40
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -36.96% -25.57%
10th Percentile £20.00 £11.10 £12.83
90th Percentile £63.75 £39.75 £55.07
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.75 £14.50 £18.28
% change year-on-year +43.10% -20.66% -27.67%

Analytical Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Thinking in Reading

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Thinking in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Thinking 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 Thinking.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) BCP
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) PMO

Analytical Thinking
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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BCP
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix