The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 47 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 17 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.68% 1.11% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 1.17% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
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£325 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £251 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.94 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+15.72% +0.78%
Data Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
598 681 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.17% 94.45% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 356 342
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 45 32
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Stevenage - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Data Analyst
East of England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 13 (48.15%) Data Analysis
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) ETL
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Retail
5 5 (18.52%) SAP
5 5 (18.52%) Analytics
6 4 (14.81%) Kindle
6 4 (14.81%) SAS
6 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
6 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.81%) Business Objects
6 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
7 3 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 3 (11.11%) Applied Mathematics
7 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 3 (11.11%) Statistics
7 3 (11.11%) Operations Research
7 3 (11.11%) Data Management
7 3 (11.11%) NHS
7 3 (11.11%) Informatica
7 3 (11.11%) Teradata
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle
7 3 (11.11%) Python

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (14.81%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) SPSS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) LSMW
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
1 4 (14.81%) Kindle
2 3 (11.11%) NHS
2 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 3 (11.11%) Economics
2 3 (11.11%) Statistics
2 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.11%) Applied Mathematics
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) FMCG
4 1 (3.70%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Data Analysis
2 9 (33.33%) ETL
3 5 (18.52%) Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Data Management
5 3 (11.11%) Operations Research
6 2 (7.41%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) Validation
7 1 (3.70%) Logistics
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) R
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Business Objects
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Informatica
3 3 (11.11%) Teradata
4 2 (7.41%) Cognos
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) BMC
5 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) Hortonworks