Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 83 88
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 25 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.96% 0.95% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.05% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 12
Reading median daily rate £381 £396 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.72% +17.33% +2.27%
10th Percentile £306 £164 £170
90th Percentile £431 £398 £409
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.99% +48.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Reading median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £12.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +60.32% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £16.33 £10.69
90th Percentile £15.75 £22.63 £16.11
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £19.38
% change year-on-year -37.50% +3.23% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1189 1331 1803
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.25% 90.42% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 711 1076
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £228 £219
90th Percentile £575 £569 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 78 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -31.55% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Reading

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Reading

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Reading

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Reading

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (68.00%) Data Analysis
2 10 (40.00%) Retail
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (28.00%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (24.00%) Actionable Insight
6 6 (24.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (20.00%) ETL
8 4 (16.00%) GDPR
8 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
8 4 (16.00%) Data Entry
8 4 (16.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle
8 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
8 4 (16.00%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (12.00%) PowerPivot
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (12.00%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.00%) UML
9 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
10 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (28.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) PowerPivot
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) QlikView
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (16.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (24.00%) Actionable Insight
2 6 (24.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (16.00%) Data Entry
4 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Use Case
6 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (4.00%) Data Validation
7 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) sed
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
1 4 (16.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) IFRS
2 1 (4.00%) IFRS 9
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Tableau
2 1 (4.00%) Varonis