The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 20 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.46% 2.40% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 2.54% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £14.34
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +22.03%
Data Analyst
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108 197 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 88.52% 94.71% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 65 51
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% -16.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £16.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Data Analyst
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) QA
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) NHS
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) SAS
4 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Google

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google