The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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.

Data Analysis
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 57 66
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 6 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.04% 1.52% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.90% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Median daily rate £363 £625 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +92.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.80 £21.00
% change year-on-year +26.81% -34.28%  

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 460 683 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.45% 79.98% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 406 323
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 37
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.70% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £40.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Reading

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in Reading

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Reading over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in Reading

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 8 (53.33%) SQL
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) Data Quality
5 3 (20.00%) GDPR
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) Data Validation
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Java EE
6 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Data Management

Data Analysis
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 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.67%) QlikView
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) ETL Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SSIS Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SSRS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) HR Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) AS400
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (20.00%) GDPR
3 2 (13.33%) IFRS
3 2 (13.33%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) Workday