Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £185 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Analyst
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 37 40 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 11.01% 13.56% 19.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.67% 14.55% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 45
Slough median daily rate £185 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.33% -14.29% +18.64%
10th Percentile £110 £125 £163
90th Percentile £462 £413 £459
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +40.63% -9.86% -17.63%

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 317 275 298
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 93.22% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 184 198
Slough median daily rate £388 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +10.73% +3.21%
10th Percentile £135 £213 £213
90th Percentile £550 £538 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -17.65% -8.11%
10th Percentile £15.90 £11.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.60 £17.50 £39.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +29.03% +6.90% -32.71%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (43.24%) Oracle
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (35.14%) Finance
4 12 (32.43%) Oracle Payables
5 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Data Cleansing
5 11 (29.73%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (27.03%) Billing
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (24.32%) Data Mapping
7 9 (24.32%) Data Migration
7 9 (24.32%) VBA
7 9 (24.32%) CSG Singleview
7 9 (24.32%) Migration
8 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.51%) User Stories
10 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.81%) TestRail
10 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) JIRA
10 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
10 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (10.81%) Workflow
10 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (8.11%) Windows
11 3 (8.11%) Remedy

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 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (29.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (27.03%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (24.32%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (2.70%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
1 4 (10.81%) TestRail
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Billing
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Digital Economy
4 1 (2.70%) French Language
4 1 (2.70%) German Language
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Swedish Language
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) iSeries
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Data Cleansing
1 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (24.32%) Data Mapping
2 9 (24.32%) Data Migration
2 9 (24.32%) Migration
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) User Stories
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.81%) Workflow
6 3 (8.11%) Accounts Payable
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Data Management
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) CISM
2 1 (2.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) GDPR
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
2 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Remedy
3 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.41%) Apple
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Siebel
5 1 (2.70%) Lotus
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) Workday