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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 106 103 131
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 14 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 1.12% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.22% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 1
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£210 £325 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +116.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £13.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.34
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +22.03%
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
2209 2377 2732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.09% 91.49% 89.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 1099 961
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 88 97
Average hourly rate £17.29 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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
Slough -13 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £210 -
Reading - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Data Analyst
South East

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) Finance
3 13 (30.95%) Telecoms
3 13 (30.95%) Data Analysis
3 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
6 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
7 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 6 (14.29%) Migration
8 6 (14.29%) VBA
8 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 6 (14.29%) Data Management
9 5 (11.90%) Analytics
9 5 (11.90%) Data Mining
9 5 (11.90%) SAP
10 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.52%) Marketing
11 3 (7.14%) Billing
11 3 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (7.14%) Data Governance
11 3 (7.14%) ISEB
11 3 (7.14%) Perl
11 3 (7.14%) SLA
11 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
12 2 (4.76%) UNIX
12 2 (4.76%) MS Access
12 2 (4.76%) .NET

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.38%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (2.38%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
1 1 (2.38%) SS7
1 1 (2.38%) ISUP
1 1 (2.38%) INAP
1 1 (2.38%) LDAP
1 1 (2.38%) SMS
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
3 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (11.90%) Data Mining
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (4.76%) MS Access
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 13 (30.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 3 (7.14%) Billing
5 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.38%) Automotive
6 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) EPoS
3 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Solaris
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Data Analysis
2 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.29%) Migration
3 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 6 (14.29%) Data Management
4 5 (11.90%) Analytics
5 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.14%) Data Governance
6 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.76%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.76%) Electronic Design Automation
8 1 (2.38%) Predictive Analytics
8 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Product Marketing
8 1 (2.38%) QMS
8 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.38%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) VBA
3 3 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (4.76%) VB
4 2 (4.76%) C#
4 2 (4.76%) R
5 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) SAP
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Redknee
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Hitwise
3 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.38%) Symantec
3 1 (2.38%) Informatica
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix
3 1 (2.38%) Teradata
3 1 (2.38%) Business Objects