The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 141 149 160
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 768 679 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.56% 1.42% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.53% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 422 393
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £320 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 34
Average hourly rate £19.25 £18.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.25 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £50.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -9.77%
Data Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
London -14 346 £426 +10.87% 84
South East +17 160 £393 +22.65% 36
North West +12 67 £350 +55.55% 12
Yorkshire +37 60 £325 -5.79% 9
South West +9 40 £325 +8.33% 11
West Midlands +3 36 £325 +8.33% 8
East of England -6 36 £368 -6.36% 12
East Midlands -7 22 £160 -46.66% 11
North East -11 3 £180 -43.30% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 676 (44.59%) SQL
2 539 (35.55%) Data Analysis
3 446 (29.42%) Finance
4 291 (19.20%) MS Excel
5 290 (19.13%) Migration
6 277 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
7 264 (17.41%) Data Modelling
8 232 (15.30%) Data Migration
9 223 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 222 (14.64%) Banking
11 177 (11.68%) ETL
12 172 (11.35%) Data Management
13 168 (11.08%) Business Intelligence
14 161 (10.62%) SQL Server
15 160 (10.55%) Analytics
16 157 (10.36%) Business Analysis
17 147 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
18 145 (9.56%) Data Quality
19 142 (9.37%) Oracle
20 136 (8.97%) Data Mapping
21 132 (8.71%) Validation
22 118 (7.78%) SAS
23 116 (7.65%) VBA
24 113 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
25 101 (6.66%) SAP
26 96 (6.33%) Data Cleansing
27 93 (6.13%) MS Office
28 90 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 87 (5.74%) Data Governance
30 86 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 118 (7.78%) SAS
2 44 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.40%) CMS
6 3 (0.20%) Confluence
7 2 (0.13%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.13%) IIS
7 2 (0.13%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.13%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.066%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.066%) Apache
8 1 (0.066%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 291 (19.20%) MS Excel
2 93 (6.13%) MS Office
3 81 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 65 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 32 (2.11%) SPSS
6 29 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.99%) PowerPivot
8 10 (0.66%) MS Project
9 2 (0.13%) FastStats
10 1 (0.066%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.66%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
5 5 (0.33%) SAP MDM
5 5 (0.33%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.26%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.26%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.13%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.13%) SAP PP
8 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.13%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.13%) Unica
8 2 (0.13%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.13%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.92%) Google Analytics
2 12 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.13%) SaaS
6 1 (0.066%) Taleo
6 1 (0.066%) Force.com
6 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.066%) PaaS
6 1 (0.066%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.066%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.066%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.79%) LAN
2 11 (0.73%) Internet
3 10 (0.66%) VLAN
4 9 (0.59%) WAN
5 7 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (0.46%) MPLS
6 6 (0.40%) VoIP
6 6 (0.40%) Wireless
6 6 (0.40%) Firewall
7 5 (0.33%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (0.26%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.26%) ATM
8 4 (0.26%) VPN
8 4 (0.26%) Intranet
9 3 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.20%) IPsec
9 3 (0.20%) SAN
9 3 (0.20%) FCoE
10 2 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 147 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
3 90 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 86 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 71 (4.68%) Data Mining
6 65 (4.29%) Relational Database
7 57 (3.76%) QlikView
8 49 (3.23%) MS Access
9 42 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 35 (2.31%) Big Data
11 28 (1.85%) Hadoop
12 27 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (1.45%) RDBMS
14 20 (1.32%) Oracle Database
14 20 (1.32%) Base SAS
15 19 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
16 15 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
18 10 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
18 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 17 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
2 14 (0.92%) Toad
3 12 (0.79%) JIRA
4 10 (0.66%) ERwin
4 10 (0.66%) LSMW
5 8 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.26%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.066%) Maven
8 1 (0.066%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.066%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.066%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.066%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.066%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.066%) Kiln
General
1 446 (29.42%) Finance
2 222 (14.64%) Banking
3 79 (5.21%) Retail
4 75 (4.95%) Marketing
5 63 (4.16%) Investment Banking
6 53 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.11%) Legal
8 21 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.12%) Front Office
10 16 (1.06%) Retail Banking
11 14 (0.92%) Back Office
12 12 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.73%) Advertising
13 11 (0.73%) Law
14 10 (0.66%) Publishing
15 9 (0.59%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.53%) Billing
16 8 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
17 7 (0.46%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.31%) XML
2 18 (1.19%) Java EE
3 15 (0.99%) .NET
4 11 (0.73%) HTML
5 8 (0.53%) Web Services
6 7 (0.46%) FpML
6 7 (0.46%) CSS
7 5 (0.33%) MDX
7 5 (0.33%) REST
8 4 (0.26%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (0.26%) XML Schema
8 4 (0.26%) SOAP
8 4 (0.26%) ODBC
8 4 (0.26%) JSON
9 3 (0.20%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.20%) SciPy
10 2 (0.13%) CSS3
10 2 (0.13%) Mason
10 2 (0.13%) NumPy
10 2 (0.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 277 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (4.68%) Data Structures
3 69 (4.55%) NHS
4 64 (4.22%) Management Information System
5 57 (3.76%) Data Integration
6 55 (3.63%) Data Extraction
7 54 (3.56%) Visualisation
8 53 (3.50%) Statistics
9 41 (2.70%) Reference Data
10 32 (2.11%) Fixed Income
11 26 (1.72%) Credit Risk
11 26 (1.72%) Mathematics
12 23 (1.52%) FMCG
12 23 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.06%) Computer Science
13 16 (1.06%) Derivative
14 15 (0.99%) Equities
15 12 (0.79%) GIS
16 9 (0.59%) Open Source
17 8 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (1.72%) Windows
2 16 (1.06%) UNIX
3 14 (0.92%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.33%) Linux
5 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.066%) SUSE
7 1 (0.066%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.066%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (35.55%) Data Analysis
2 290 (19.13%) Migration
3 264 (17.41%) Data Modelling
4 232 (15.30%) Data Migration
5 177 (11.68%) ETL
6 172 (11.35%) Data Management
7 168 (11.08%) Business Intelligence
8 160 (10.55%) Analytics
9 157 (10.36%) Business Analysis
10 136 (8.97%) Data Mapping
11 132 (8.71%) Validation
12 113 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 96 (6.33%) Data Cleansing
14 87 (5.74%) Data Governance
15 83 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
16 79 (5.21%) Project Management
17 72 (4.75%) Data Validation
18 66 (4.35%) CRM
19 64 (4.22%) Logical Data Model
20 46 (3.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 676 (44.59%) SQL
2 116 (7.65%) VBA
3 79 (5.21%) T-SQL
4 48 (3.17%) PL/SQL
5 40 (2.64%) Java
6 35 (2.31%) VB
7 27 (1.78%) R
8 18 (1.19%) Python
9 13 (0.86%) C
9 13 (0.86%) C#
10 9 (0.59%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.59%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.46%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.46%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.26%) C++
13 3 (0.20%) VBScript
13 3 (0.20%) Scala
13 3 (0.20%) SAS Macro
14 2 (0.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.13%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 84 (5.54%) Degree
2 32 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.99%) ISEB
5 10 (0.66%) CCNA
5 10 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.26%) CISSP
7 4 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.20%) CISMP
8 3 (0.20%) HNC
9 2 (0.13%) IIBA
9 2 (0.13%) HND
9 2 (0.13%) ACCA
9 2 (0.13%) MBA
9 2 (0.13%) CIMA
10 1 (0.066%) MCITP
10 1 (0.066%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.066%) PhD
10 1 (0.066%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (9.56%) Data Quality
2 49 (3.23%) QA
3 35 (2.31%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.40%) SLA
6 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.13%) FATCA
8 2 (0.13%) GAAP
9 1 (0.066%) MiFID
9 1 (0.066%) COBIT
9 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.066%) Basel III
9 1 (0.066%) EMIR
9 1 (0.066%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.066%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.066%) AIFMD
System Software
1 6 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.066%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.066%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.066%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (0.26%) Jitterbit
3 3 (0.20%) Control-M
3 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.13%) Oozie
5 1 (0.066%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 223 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 142 (9.37%) Oracle
3 101 (6.66%) SAP
4 70 (4.62%) Business Objects
5 60 (3.96%) Tableau
6 43 (2.84%) Informatica
7 32 (2.11%) Cognos
8 23 (1.52%) Cisco
9 19 (1.25%) Teradata
9 19 (1.25%) Google
10 18 (1.19%) GoldenSource
11 17 (1.12%) Talend
12 15 (0.99%) IBM
12 15 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.73%) Trillium
14 10 (0.66%) Alteryx
14 10 (0.66%) Adobe
15 8 (0.53%) WorldPay
15 8 (0.53%) Bloomberg
15 8 (0.53%) DataFlux
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