The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 97 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 111 117 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.90% 1.98% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.15% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 82 102
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -35.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5399 5444 6439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 92.33% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4165 4057 4765
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 72 161
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -7.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 111 (50.68%) SQL
2 89 (40.64%) Finance
3 76 (34.70%) Banking
4 72 (32.88%) Data Analysis
5 47 (21.46%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (18.26%) Migration
7 38 (17.35%) SQL Server
8 37 (16.89%) Data Modelling
9 36 (16.44%) MS Excel
10 34 (15.53%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (15.07%) Data Migration
12 32 (14.61%) Data Management
12 32 (14.61%) Data Quality
13 28 (12.79%) Analytics
14 27 (12.33%) Business Analysis
15 24 (10.96%) Oracle
16 23 (10.50%) Data Governance
17 22 (10.05%) VBA
17 22 (10.05%) Microsoft
18 21 (9.59%) Investment Banking
19 20 (9.13%) ETL
20 19 (8.68%) Degree
21 18 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
21 18 (8.22%) Data Mapping
21 18 (8.22%) T-SQL
22 17 (7.76%) SharePoint
22 17 (7.76%) Validation
22 17 (7.76%) Data Cleansing
23 16 (7.31%) Statistics
23 16 (7.31%) MS Office

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (7.76%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.31%) SAS
3 4 (1.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (7.31%) MS Office
4 10 (4.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.83%) SPSS
6 3 (1.37%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.91%) MS Project
8 1 (0.46%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.46%) FastStats
8 1 (0.46%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.37%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.37%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.46%) Sage BI
3 1 (0.46%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.46%) Maximo
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.46%) PaaS
1 1 (0.46%) SmartFocus
1 1 (0.46%) Lucidchart
1 1 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 34 (15.53%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (6.85%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.39%) Big Data
5 13 (5.94%) Data Mining
6 12 (5.48%) QlikView
7 9 (4.11%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.28%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.28%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.83%) Base SAS
10 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.37%) Spotfire
11 3 (1.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.37%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.91%) Toad
3 2 (0.91%) ERwin
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 89 (40.64%) Finance
2 76 (34.70%) Banking
3 21 (9.59%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.48%) Marketing
5 10 (4.57%) Retail
6 6 (2.74%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.28%) Front Office
7 5 (2.28%) Legal
7 5 (2.28%) Advertising
8 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.83%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.37%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.91%) French Language
11 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.46%) Publishing
11 1 (0.46%) Games
11 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.46%) Law
11 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.83%) SOAP
1 4 (1.83%) XML
1 4 (1.83%) REST
2 3 (1.37%) JSON
3 2 (0.91%) MDX
3 2 (0.91%) .NET
4 1 (0.46%) HTML
4 1 (0.46%) Web Services
4 1 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.46%) RESTful
4 1 (0.46%) SciPy
4 1 (0.46%) Pandas
4 1 (0.46%) XSD
4 1 (0.46%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.46%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.31%) Statistics
3 12 (5.48%) Visualisation
4 11 (5.02%) Reference Data
4 11 (5.02%) Data Extraction
5 9 (4.11%) Data Integration
6 8 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.65%) Fixed Income
7 7 (3.20%) Mathematics
8 6 (2.74%) NHS
9 5 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.28%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.83%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.37%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.37%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.37%) Taxonomies
11 3 (1.37%) Equities
12 2 (0.91%) Economics
12 2 (0.91%) GIS
12 2 (0.91%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.37%) Windows
1 3 (1.37%) Linux
2 1 (0.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.88%) Data Analysis
2 40 (18.26%) Migration
3 37 (16.89%) Data Modelling
4 33 (15.07%) Data Migration
5 32 (14.61%) Data Management
6 28 (12.79%) Analytics
7 27 (12.33%) Business Analysis
8 23 (10.50%) Data Governance
9 20 (9.13%) ETL
10 18 (8.22%) Data Mapping
11 17 (7.76%) Data Cleansing
11 17 (7.76%) Validation
12 15 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (6.39%) CRM
14 13 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (5.02%) Risk Management
15 11 (5.02%) Data Validation
15 11 (5.02%) Data Architecture
15 11 (5.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (50.68%) SQL
2 22 (10.05%) VBA
3 18 (8.22%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.20%) Java
5 5 (2.28%) VB
5 5 (2.28%) Python
6 3 (1.37%) SAS Macro
6 3 (1.37%) R
7 2 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.91%) Scala
8 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.46%) JCL
8 1 (0.46%) Perl
8 1 (0.46%) C#
8 1 (0.46%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 19 (8.68%) Degree
2 4 (1.83%) DV Cleared
2 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.61%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.11%) QA
3 7 (3.20%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) MiFID
4 1 (0.46%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Jitterbit
2 1 (0.46%) DBAmp
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 24 (10.96%) Oracle
2 22 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.85%) Tableau
4 12 (5.48%) Informatica
5 6 (2.74%) Trillium
5 6 (2.74%) WorldPay
6 5 (2.28%) GoldenSource
6 5 (2.28%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.83%) SAP
7 4 (1.83%) Sun
7 4 (1.83%) Talend
7 4 (1.83%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.37%) Teradata
8 3 (1.37%) Google
8 3 (1.37%) Sybase
8 3 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.91%) Cognos
9 2 (0.91%) i2
10 1 (0.46%) Mantas
10 1 (0.46%) Actimize
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