The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 5 2 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 16 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 11.35% 14.68% 11.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.03% 15.31% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 19
Median daily rate £438 £435 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +33.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £230 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £509 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% -12.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 133 209 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 94.33% 95.87% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 120 153
Median daily rate £418 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.05% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £175.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Slough

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) CRM
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 6 (17.65%) Use Case
6 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
6 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
6 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (11.76%) Presales
7 4 (11.76%) SDLC
7 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 4 (11.76%) ISEB
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) Marketing
7 4 (11.76%) NetSuite
7 4 (11.76%) QlikView
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Validation
8 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (8.82%) Change Management
8 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.82%) ETL
8 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma
8 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (8.82%) ERP
8 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.82%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) NetSuite
2 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.94%) HFM
3 1 (2.94%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (2.94%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.94%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) CallidusCloud
1 1 (2.94%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) QlikView
2 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) MS Access
3 2 (5.88%) Power BI
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.94%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Local Government
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) Velocity
1 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
2 8 (23.53%) CRM
3 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) Use Case
5 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Presales
6 4 (11.76%) SDLC
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (11.76%) Validation
7 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.82%) ERP
7 3 (8.82%) ETL
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma
7 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.94%) AAT
3 1 (2.94%) ACCA
3 1 (2.94%) CBAP
3 1 (2.94%) CIMA
3 1 (2.94%) IIBA
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) GAAP
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
2 3 (8.82%) Tableau
3 2 (5.88%) Callidus
3 2 (5.88%) Marketo
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.88%) Workday
4 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Cognos
4 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.94%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.94%) Infor
4 1 (2.94%) Infovista
4 1 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.94%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.94%) Sage
4 1 (2.94%) Siebel