Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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.

Technical Analyst
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 97 107
Rank change year-on-year +24 +10 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 15 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.20% 0.22% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.24% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Reading median daily rate £500 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +5.59% +34.17%
10th Percentile £409 £333 £391
90th Percentile £571 £438 £414
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1,173 1,257 1,827
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.54% 90.17% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 655 1,084
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £256 £236 £227
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 75 125
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -47.17% +47.22%
10th Percentile £10.90 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £50.31 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +17.41%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in Reading

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in Reading

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in Reading over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in Reading

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Service Management
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (46.67%) Remedy
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (33.33%) SAP
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (26.67%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (26.67%) Replication
5 4 (26.67%) ITSM
5 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (26.67%) CMDB
5 4 (26.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) ETL
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Data-Flow Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) IFRS
8 1 (6.67%) IFRS 9
8 1 (6.67%) IFS
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared

Technical 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 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (26.67%) CMDB
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (26.67%) ITSM
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (6.67%) Data-Flow Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) IFRS
1 1 (6.67%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Remedy
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (6.67%) IFS