The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 41 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 12 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.58% 1.77% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 1.87% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £215 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.97% -42.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £215 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £215 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.69 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +12.90%
Data Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
442 268 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.85% 95.04% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 147 240
Average daily rate £425 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £146 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.69 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title.

1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Data Analysis
3 9 (47.37%) Migration
3 9 (47.37%) Data Migration
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
5 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (26.32%) Tableau
6 5 (26.32%) VBA
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) MS Access
7 4 (21.05%) Data Transformation
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (10.53%) Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (10.53%) Data Conversion
10 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
10 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
10 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 1 (5.26%) ERP
10 1 (5.26%) NHS

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MS Access
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
1 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Conversion
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Economics
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Data Analysis
2 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 9 (47.37%) Data Migration
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
3 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
3 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Data Transformation
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
3 5 (26.32%) VBA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Tableau
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Business Objects