The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 25 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 18.12% 24.53% 17.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% 25.83% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 30
Median daily rate £313 £363 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +26.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £203 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.55 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.34% +3.92%  

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 125 151 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 90.58% 94.97% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 106 161
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -32.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 11 (27.50%) Project Management
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (22.50%) CRM
3 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (20.00%) Finance
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) Use Case
5 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (12.50%) Marketing
7 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 5 (12.50%) Tableau
7 5 (12.50%) PMO
8 4 (10.00%) Presales
8 4 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (10.00%) Analytics
8 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Billing
9 3 (7.50%) NetSuite
9 3 (7.50%) QlikView
9 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
9 3 (7.50%) ISEB
9 3 (7.50%) ITIL
9 3 (7.50%) SAP
9 3 (7.50%) SQL

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 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) GoToWebinar
1 1 (2.50%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
1 3 (7.50%) QlikView
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.00%) Big Data
2 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) Sisense
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Billing
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
1 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Life Science
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Unix
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) CRM
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
3 7 (17.50%) Use Case
4 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.00%) Analytics
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.00%) Presales
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Data Analytics
6 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (7.50%) SDLC
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) B2C
7 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) Scala
3 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.00%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) PMO
2 3 (7.50%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Tableau
3 3 (7.50%) Marketo
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Ariba
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.50%) Elavon
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.50%) Siebel
5 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.50%) Splunk
5 1 (2.50%) Workday