Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £305 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 18 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.

Analyst
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 42 56 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 14.19% 17.83% 16.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.00% 19.18% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 56
Slough median daily rate £305 £363 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.86% +21.85% -8.46%
10th Percentile £125 £160 £159
90th Percentile £475 £456 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -11.43% -18.79% +26.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 280 292 467
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 92.99% 91.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 192 319
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £213 £206 £213
90th Percentile £558 £481 £506
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 19
Slough median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.50 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £27.10 £39.95 £39.15
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Slough

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Slough

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Slough over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Slough

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Slough

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Slough region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.67%) Office 365
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (16.67%) Firewall
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 6 (14.29%) QlikView
4 6 (14.29%) Tableau
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
5 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
5 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (11.90%) XenApp
5 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
5 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.90%) VLAN
5 5 (11.90%) Legal
5 5 (11.90%) LAN
5 5 (11.90%) WAN
5 5 (11.90%) DHCP
5 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.90%) DNS
5 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.90%) Symantec

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.76%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) CallidusCloud
3 1 (2.38%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) DHCP
2 5 (11.90%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) LAN
2 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) VLAN
2 5 (11.90%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.38%) 2G
4 1 (2.38%) 3G
4 1 (2.38%) 4G
4 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.38%) NAS
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) QlikView
2 4 (9.52%) Data Mining
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.76%) Big Data
3 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.76%) SAP BW
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.38%) GIS
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Sisense
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Legal
3 3 (7.14%) Back Office
4 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.14%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) Life Science
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
3 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
4 4 (9.52%) Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Unix
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (11.90%) Project Management
3 4 (9.52%) Actionable Insight
3 4 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) CRM
4 3 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.14%) Information Security
4 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.76%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 2 (4.76%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Python
2 2 (4.76%) Scala
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) CREST Certified
2 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.38%) CCA
2 1 (2.38%) CCAA
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) CCNP
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.38%) MCP
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Actionable Recommendations
1 4 (9.52%) PMO
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.38%) COBIT
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) XenApp
2 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Tableau
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Apple
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix
3 5 (11.90%) Forcepoint
3 5 (11.90%) Symantec
4 4 (9.52%) MobileIron
4 4 (9.52%) Polycom
4 4 (9.52%) SAP
5 3 (7.14%) Canon
5 3 (7.14%) Marketo
6 2 (4.76%) Callidus
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Cognos
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Nintex
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) Intel
7 1 (2.38%) McAfee