Period
to 20 June 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 35 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 11.29% 13.36% 13.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.86% 14.23% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 30
Slough median daily rate £395 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £133 £142 £200
90th Percentile £475 £495 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £15.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £18.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +36.99% +4.29% +7.69%

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 295 260 256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 93.86% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 171 180
Slough median daily rate £423 £400 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -3.96% +6.79%
10th Percentile £289 £208 £229
90th Percentile £556 £538 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +40.85% -12.62%
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +7.14%

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 20 June 2019.

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 June 2019, 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 17 (48.57%) Analytics
2 11 (31.43%) Finance
3 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (22.86%) Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (22.86%) User Stories
4 8 (22.86%) Data Analytics
4 8 (22.86%) Tableau
4 8 (22.86%) Visualisation
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) SAS
5 7 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (20.00%) Banking
5 7 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 6 (17.14%) DevOps
6 6 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (17.14%) Minimum Viable Product
6 6 (17.14%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Kanban
6 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) Use Case
7 5 (14.29%) Fintech

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 7 (20.00%) SAS
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.86%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Power Platform
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
3 7 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Handset
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Unix
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Analytics
2 8 (22.86%) Acceptance Criteria
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
2 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
2 8 (22.86%) Data Analytics
2 8 (22.86%) User Stories
2 8 (22.86%) Visualisation
3 7 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (17.14%) DevOps
4 6 (17.14%) Kanban
4 6 (17.14%) Minimum Viable Product
4 6 (17.14%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 5 (14.29%) Fintech
5 5 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) PMO
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Tableau
2 7 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.86%) Siebel