The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 39 35 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.56% 0.35% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.52% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£275 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -53.42%
Data Analysis
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
306 194 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.69% 68.79% 73.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 116 92
Average daily rate £450 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -56.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analysis across the Bedfordshire region.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Bedfordshire region.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -8 3 £275 -
Bedford - 1 £225 -
Data Analysis
East of England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Analysis.

1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) Data Migration
2 11 (52.38%) Migration
3 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
4 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 6 (28.57%) Tableau
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) VBA
7 4 (19.05%) MS Access
7 4 (19.05%) Data Transformation
7 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) Retail
8 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (9.52%) Analytics
8 2 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
9 1 (4.76%) Kanban
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
9 1 (4.76%) User Stories
9 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
9 1 (4.76%) People Management
9 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
9 1 (4.76%) Logical Data Model

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MS Access
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) QlikView
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) CorVu
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Data Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Commercial Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Compliance Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Auditor
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Data Migration
1 11 (52.38%) Migration
2 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
3 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 4 (19.05%) Data Transformation
5 4 (19.05%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) Kanban
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) User Stories
7 1 (4.76%) People Management
7 1 (4.76%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 4 (19.05%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Tableau
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos