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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 25 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 14 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.63% 1.57% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 1.65% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 0
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Data Analyst
East of England

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
350 485 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.67% 95.28% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 339 105
Average daily rate £400 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £280 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 14
Average hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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
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 Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +17 5 £425 - 1
Bedford +4 2 £340 -12.25% 1
Data Analyst
East of England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 16 (64.00%) Data Modelling
2 15 (60.00%) CRM
3 14 (56.00%) Data Quality
4 13 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (48.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle
6 6 (24.00%) Data Management
6 6 (24.00%) Master Data Management
6 6 (24.00%) Campaign Management
7 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.00%) Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
7 5 (20.00%) ETL
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 3 (12.00%) Validation
9 3 (12.00%) Migration
9 3 (12.00%) Retail
9 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (12.00%) Customer Analytics
9 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
9 3 (12.00%) Logical Data Model
9 3 (12.00%) Physical Data Model
9 3 (12.00%) Reference Data
9 3 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (8.00%) Data Cleansing

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (8.00%) DTS
3 2 (8.00%) OLAP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Data Modelling
2 15 (60.00%) CRM
3 13 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (24.00%) Data Management
4 6 (24.00%) Master Data Management
4 6 (24.00%) Campaign Management
5 5 (20.00%) Analytics
5 5 (20.00%) ETL
6 3 (12.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (12.00%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (12.00%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (12.00%) Customer Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
7 2 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analytics
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (8.00%) Information Management
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft