Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 25 August 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.

Analytics
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 44 46
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 +23
Contract jobs citing Analytics 67 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.84% 3.78% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 4.38% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 17
Reading median daily rate £500 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% - +0.54%
10th Percentile £346 £356 £331
90th Percentile £700 £625 £605
Berkshire median daily rate £473 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.18% +4.71% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Reading median hourly rate £77.50 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +545.83% -20.00% -23.51%
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -28.57% +112.12% -15.86%

Analytics 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 1,198 1,280 1,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.56% 86.43% 82.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 725 550
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.34%
10th Percentile £293 £250 £258
90th Percentile £625 £588 £576
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 25 49
Reading median hourly rate £63.75 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.51% +34.38% -26.74%
10th Percentile £20.48 £14.00 £11.15
90th Percentile £83.75 £49.50 £48.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% +43.33% -14.29%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Reading

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in Reading

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Reading over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in Reading

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in Reading

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Reading over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytics in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.79%) Azure
3 24 (35.82%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
4 21 (31.34%) SQL
4 21 (31.34%) Power BI
4 21 (31.34%) Power Platform
5 20 (29.85%) DevOps
6 18 (26.87%) Scrum
7 16 (23.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 16 (23.88%) PowerShell
8 15 (22.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (22.39%) Data Lake
8 15 (22.39%) Data Science
9 12 (17.91%) HDInsight
9 12 (17.91%) Data Analytics
9 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure as Code
10 11 (16.42%) Security Testing
10 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
11 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (13.43%) Windows
12 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (11.94%) Project Management
13 8 (11.94%) Marketing
13 8 (11.94%) PaaS
13 8 (11.94%) Big Data
14 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (10.45%) Finance
14 7 (10.45%) Telecoms

Analytics
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 3 (4.48%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.49%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.99%) Sketch
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (41.79%) Azure
2 21 (31.34%) Power Platform
3 8 (11.94%) PaaS
4 5 (7.46%) IaaS
5 3 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (2.99%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.49%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.49%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (1.49%) GCP
7 1 (1.49%) GitHub
7 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.49%) Office 365
7 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) 2G
1 4 (5.97%) 3G
1 4 (5.97%) 4G
1 4 (5.97%) DNS
1 4 (5.97%) Firewall
1 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.48%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (4.48%) VPN
3 2 (2.99%) 802.11
3 2 (2.99%) BGP
3 2 (2.99%) DMZ
3 2 (2.99%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.99%) HTTP
3 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.99%) IPsec
3 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.99%) LAN
3 2 (2.99%) Network Security
3 2 (2.99%) OSPF
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.34%) Power BI
2 15 (22.39%) Data Lake
2 15 (22.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (17.91%) HDInsight
4 8 (11.94%) Big Data
5 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.99%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.49%) DB2
7 1 (1.49%) Endeca
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) MS Access
7 1 (1.49%) MySQL
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.49%) JIRA
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (11.94%) Marketing
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Billing
4 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Azure Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Azure DevOps
3 10 (14.93%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Architect
5 7 (10.45%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Marketing Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Azure Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Marketing Data Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) 4G Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Agile Scrum Master
9 2 (2.99%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Network Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Network Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Power BI Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) JSON
2 3 (4.48%) .NET
2 3 (4.48%) HTML
2 3 (4.48%) Velocity
2 3 (4.48%) Web Services
3 2 (2.99%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.49%) CSS
4 1 (1.49%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.49%) jQuery
4 1 (1.49%) Keras
4 1 (1.49%) NumPy
4 1 (1.49%) Pandas
4 1 (1.49%) PySpark
4 1 (1.49%) REST
4 1 (1.49%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.49%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.97%) User Experience
4 3 (4.48%) Replication
5 2 (2.99%) Blog
5 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) AS400
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.49%) iSeries
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) VMS
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (29.85%) DevOps
4 18 (26.87%) Scrum
5 15 (22.39%) Data Science
6 12 (17.91%) Data Analytics
6 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure as Code
7 11 (16.42%) Security Testing
8 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.94%) Project Management
10 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (10.45%) CRM
11 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.96%) Data Analysis
11 6 (8.96%) Data Management
11 6 (8.96%) Data Security
11 6 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
12 5 (7.46%) DNA
12 5 (7.46%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) SQL
2 16 (23.88%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.48%) C#
4 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) Python
4 2 (2.99%) R
5 1 (1.49%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) CISSP
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.49%) OCP
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.48%) SLA
3 2 (2.99%) NCSC
4 1 (1.49%) GDPR
4 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
1 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.49%) Terraform
1 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Adobe
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco
4 2 (2.99%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.99%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) Huawei
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) Informatica
4 2 (2.99%) Juniper
4 2 (2.99%) Nokia
4 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
4 2 (2.99%) Tableau
4 2 (2.99%) Teradata
4 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.49%) Databricks
5 1 (1.49%) Okta