Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 69 94
Rank change year-on-year +24 +25 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 43 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.35% 2.02% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 2.53% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 4
Reading median daily rate £400 £396 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +0.25% +3.27%
10th Percentile £307 £304 £261
90th Percentile £513 £660 £467
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Reading median hourly rate £12.50 - £11.48
10th Percentile £11.25 - £10.39
90th Percentile £13.75 - £12.56
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +4.17% -30.43% +11.29%

Data Analysis 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 1061 1186 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.57% 79.87% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 618 920
Reading median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - -
10th Percentile £272 £228 £237
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 82
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.62
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £30.45
% change year-on-year -19.44% -40.89% +77.45%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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 25 (58.14%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (32.56%) Oracle
4 12 (27.91%) Workflow
4 12 (27.91%) Finance
5 10 (23.26%) Project Management
5 10 (23.26%) Unix
5 10 (23.26%) Data Modelling
5 10 (23.26%) SLA
5 10 (23.26%) Retail
5 10 (23.26%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (23.26%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (23.26%) Defect Management
5 10 (23.26%) Sonata
6 9 (20.93%) ETL
6 9 (20.93%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (18.60%) Data Quality
8 7 (16.28%) Data Protection
8 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
9 6 (13.95%) Statistical Analysis
9 6 (13.95%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
9 6 (13.95%) Actionable Insight
10 5 (11.63%) GDPR
10 5 (11.63%) Business Process Mapping
10 5 (11.63%) UML
10 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.63%) Risk Assessment

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 9 (20.93%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (13.95%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle BPM
1 10 (23.26%) Sonata
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Network Security
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.65%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) QlikView
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.33%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.33%) OLAP
5 1 (2.33%) Power BI
5 1 (2.33%) PowerPivot
5 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Analyst
2 17 (39.53%) Data Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Analyst Programmer
3 9 (20.93%) Programmer
3 9 (20.93%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 9 (20.93%) Senior Programmer
4 4 (9.30%) Data Entry Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Data Modeller
4 4 (9.30%) Excel Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Report Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Business Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (9.30%) Algorithms
3 4 (9.30%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Workflow
2 10 (23.26%) Data Modelling
2 10 (23.26%) Defect Management
2 10 (23.26%) Project Management
2 10 (23.26%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (20.93%) ETL
4 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) Data Protection
5 6 (13.95%) Actionable Insight
5 6 (13.95%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.63%) Business Process Mapping
6 5 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (11.63%) UML
7 4 (9.30%) Data Entry
7 4 (9.30%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.30%) Use Case
8 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.65%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) SLA
2 8 (18.60%) Data Quality
3 5 (11.63%) GDPR
4 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.33%) IFRS
4 1 (2.33%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.33%) EnCase
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Splunk
3 2 (4.65%) Tableau
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) McAfee
4 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.33%) SAP