The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 83 96 102
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 34 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 1.03% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.15% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 14
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£348 £335 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £210 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £98.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.86% +605.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Data Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2285 2256 2207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.91% 89.70% 90.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1076 949
Average daily rate £380 £365 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 59 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £22.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Reading +4 10 £400 +1.58% 1
Bracknell 0 5 £211 -
Slough 0 4 £273 +14.73%
Maidenhead +1 3 £151 -24.37%
Newbury -2 2 £325 -
Data Analyst
South East

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 35 (54.69%) SQL
2 20 (31.25%) Data Analysis
3 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
4 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
6 16 (25.00%) ETL
6 16 (25.00%) Migration
7 15 (23.44%) Data Migration
8 14 (21.88%) Marketing
9 13 (20.31%) Analytics
10 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
12 10 (15.63%) Data Modelling
12 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (14.06%) Finance
13 9 (14.06%) Data Architecture
13 9 (14.06%) Data Quality
14 8 (12.50%) Data Management
14 8 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
14 8 (12.50%) Adobe
14 8 (12.50%) Oracle
15 7 (10.94%) Adobe Analytics
16 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
16 6 (9.38%) Omniture
16 6 (9.38%) Google
16 6 (9.38%) Google Analytics
16 6 (9.38%) CSS
16 6 (9.38%) HTML
16 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
16 6 (9.38%) SAS

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 6 (9.38%) SAS
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) SPSS
3 3 (4.69%) MS Office
4 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Unica
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (9.38%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) FTP
1 1 (1.56%) 2G
1 1 (1.56%) 4G
1 1 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.81%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.69%) DB2
4 3 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.69%) DataStage
4 3 (4.69%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
1 2 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.56%) Kiln
General
1 14 (21.88%) Marketing
2 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
3 9 (14.06%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Front Office
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) HTML
1 6 (9.38%) CSS
2 2 (3.13%) HTML5
2 2 (3.13%) CSS3
3 1 (1.56%) Flash
3 1 (1.56%) MDX
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.81%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.69%) Statistics
4 3 (4.69%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.56%) FMCG
5 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) UNIX
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Data Analysis
2 16 (25.00%) Migration
2 16 (25.00%) ETL
3 15 (23.44%) Data Migration
4 13 (20.31%) Analytics
5 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (15.63%) Data Modelling
7 9 (14.06%) Data Architecture
8 8 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
8 8 (12.50%) Data Management
9 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.38%) Quality Management
10 5 (7.81%) Web Analytics
10 5 (7.81%) Master Data Management
11 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.25%) Validation
11 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
12 3 (4.69%) ERP
12 3 (4.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.13%) C#
3 2 (3.13%) VBA
4 1 (1.56%) Python
4 1 (1.56%) Jython
4 1 (1.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.56%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) ISEB
3 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Adobe
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (9.38%) Omniture
3 6 (9.38%) Google
4 5 (7.81%) SAP
5 4 (6.25%) Ab Initio
5 4 (6.25%) Informatica
6 3 (4.69%) IBM
6 3 (4.69%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.13%) Talend
8 1 (1.56%) Tableau
8 1 (1.56%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.56%) Remedy
8 1 (1.56%) Teradata
8 1 (1.56%) Capita
8 1 (1.56%) Trillium