The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 23 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 9 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.84% 0.61% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 0.65% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
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£435 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.17 £15.88 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -3.78%
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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 Halifax 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
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
144 155 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 93.51% 93.94% 97.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 110 192
Average daily rate £425 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £24.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +93.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Data Analyst
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) SAS
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Teradata
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) ETL
6 2 (22.22%) VBA
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) MS Access
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
7 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
7 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 5 (55.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MS Access
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Teradata
2 2 (22.22%) Business Objects