The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 97 102 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 503 526 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.04% 2.08% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.67% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 360 487
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 4
Average hourly rate £21.56 £18.65 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% -26.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £17.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.75 £37.56 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +50.00%
Data Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19090 19683 18273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.68% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13866 13785 12467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 233 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in London

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Data Analysis
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
City of London -1 129 £450 - 34
Docklands, London +19 8 £488 +50.00% 3
Bromley - 6 £413 -
Canary Wharf +11 5 £438 -20.45%
Croydon - 3 £450 - 2
Hounslow - 1 £530 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £500 -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Southall - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Data Analysis also 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 that cited Data Analysis.

1 435 (42.03%) SQL
2 333 (32.17%) Finance
3 241 (23.29%) Banking
4 188 (18.16%) Analytical Skills
5 179 (17.29%) Business Analysis
6 171 (16.52%) Data Modelling
7 161 (15.56%) MS Excel
8 143 (13.82%) Investment Banking
9 132 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
10 119 (11.50%) Analytics
11 110 (10.63%) Oracle
11 110 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
12 109 (10.53%) Microsoft
13 103 (9.95%) Migration
14 99 (9.57%) ETL
14 99 (9.57%) Project Management
15 94 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
16 89 (8.60%) SAS
16 89 (8.60%) Degree
17 87 (8.41%) SQL Server
18 85 (8.21%) Data Management
19 78 (7.54%) MS PowerPoint
20 75 (7.25%) Retail
20 75 (7.25%) Data Mapping
21 74 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
21 74 (7.15%) Management Information System
22 69 (6.67%) MS Office
23 66 (6.38%) VBA
23 66 (6.38%) QA
24 65 (6.28%) Data Migration

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Data Analysis also 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 that cited Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 89 (8.60%) SAS
2 38 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.68%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.48%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.39%) MS Project Server
6 4 (0.39%) IIS
7 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.29%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.29%) CMS
7 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.19%) Confluence
8 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.097%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.097%) CICS
9 1 (0.097%) Node.js
Applications
1 161 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 78 (7.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 69 (6.67%) MS Office
4 38 (3.67%) MS Visio
5 33 (3.19%) SPSS
6 19 (1.84%) MS Project
7 14 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.58%) FastStats
9 5 (0.48%) Mathematica
10 4 (0.39%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.19%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 20 (1.93%) Markit EDM
2 17 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.58%) SAP HR
4 5 (0.48%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.39%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.39%) SiteCatalyst
6 3 (0.29%) Workday HCM
6 3 (0.29%) Salerio
7 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.19%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.097%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.097%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.097%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.097%) SunGard Martini
8 1 (0.097%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.097%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.097%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.87%) SaaS
2 7 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.68%) Force.com
3 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.29%) PaaS
4 2 (0.19%) Heroku
4 2 (0.19%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.097%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.97%) Intranet
2 9 (0.87%) SSL
2 9 (0.87%) HTTP
3 6 (0.58%) VPN
3 6 (0.58%) Firewall
4 4 (0.39%) FTP
5 3 (0.29%) MPLS
5 3 (0.29%) DNS
5 3 (0.29%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.19%) VoIP
6 2 (0.19%) WAN
6 2 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.19%) IPsec
6 2 (0.19%) SAN
6 2 (0.19%) Internet
6 2 (0.19%) Extranet
7 1 (0.097%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.097%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.097%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
2 87 (8.41%) SQL Server
3 54 (5.22%) Data Mining
4 52 (5.02%) Relational Database
5 45 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (4.06%) Oracle Database
7 39 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (3.57%) Big Data
9 28 (2.71%) MS Access
10 22 (2.13%) QlikView
10 22 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (1.93%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.26%) Data Mart
14 11 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (0.97%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
16 9 (0.87%) ProClarity
16 9 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (1.55%) ERwin
2 15 (1.45%) Toad
3 13 (1.26%) JIRA
4 9 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (0.77%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.58%) Subversion
7 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.29%) JUnit
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.29%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.19%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.19%) Mockito
10 1 (0.097%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.097%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.097%) FishEye
10 1 (0.097%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.097%) ClearQuest
General
1 333 (32.17%) Finance
2 241 (23.29%) Banking
3 143 (13.82%) Investment Banking
4 75 (7.25%) Retail
5 61 (5.89%) Marketing
6 46 (4.44%) Front Office
7 36 (3.48%) Legal
8 35 (3.38%) Back Office
9 33 (3.19%) Financial Institution
10 23 (2.22%) Retail Banking
11 16 (1.55%) Telecoms
12 15 (1.45%) Publishing
13 10 (0.97%) Law
14 9 (0.87%) Local Government
15 8 (0.77%) Private Banking
15 8 (0.77%) Billing
16 6 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
17 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 665 (64.25%) Analyst
2 338 (32.66%) Business Analyst
3 277 (26.76%) Data Analyst
4 116 (11.21%) Developer
5 57 (5.51%) Architect
6 46 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
7 43 (4.15%) Project Manager
8 39 (3.77%) Business Data Analyst
9 37 (3.57%) Consultant
10 30 (2.90%) Data Manager
11 29 (2.80%) Technical Analyst
12 26 (2.51%) MI Analyst
13 25 (2.42%) Systems Analyst
14 24 (2.32%) Technical Business Analyst
15 21 (2.03%) Senior Business Analyst
16 20 (1.93%) Data Architect
16 20 (1.93%) Insight Analyst
17 19 (1.84%) Banking Business Analyst
18 16 (1.55%) Data Modeller
18 16 (1.55%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.51%) XML
2 18 (1.74%) .NET
3 13 (1.26%) FpML
3 13 (1.26%) MDX
4 10 (0.97%) XSLT
5 8 (0.77%) SOAP
5 8 (0.77%) Web Services
5 8 (0.77%) JMS
5 8 (0.77%) Visualforce
5 8 (0.77%) REST
6 7 (0.68%) Mason
6 7 (0.68%) HTML
7 6 (0.58%) WSDL
8 5 (0.48%) J2EE
8 5 (0.48%) XSD
8 5 (0.48%) JSON
9 4 (0.39%) CSS
9 4 (0.39%) JRules
10 3 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 188 (18.16%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (7.15%) Management Information System
3 55 (5.31%) Derivative
4 47 (4.54%) Statistics
5 46 (4.44%) Visualisation
6 45 (4.35%) Fixed Income
7 39 (3.77%) Equities
8 37 (3.57%) Data Integration
9 35 (3.38%) Data Structures
10 31 (3.00%) Reference Data
11 27 (2.61%) Mathematics
12 26 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 26 (2.51%) Credit Risk
13 24 (2.32%) Computer Science
14 19 (1.84%) Market Risk
15 18 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
16 16 (1.55%) Data Extraction
17 15 (1.45%) Algorithms
18 14 (1.35%) Economics
19 12 (1.16%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 43 (4.15%) UNIX
2 28 (2.71%) Linux
3 22 (2.13%) Windows
4 8 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.39%) Solaris
6 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.097%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.097%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.097%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.097%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (17.29%) Business Analysis
2 171 (16.52%) Data Modelling
3 132 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (11.50%) Analytics
5 103 (9.95%) Migration
6 99 (9.57%) ETL
6 99 (9.57%) Project Management
7 94 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
8 85 (8.21%) Data Management
9 75 (7.25%) Data Mapping
10 74 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 65 (6.28%) Data Migration
12 56 (5.41%) Risk Management
13 48 (4.64%) Validation
14 47 (4.54%) User Acceptance Testing
15 46 (4.44%) CRM
16 44 (4.25%) UML
17 41 (3.96%) Data Governance
18 40 (3.86%) Asset Management
19 39 (3.77%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 435 (42.03%) SQL
2 66 (6.38%) VBA
3 42 (4.06%) Java
4 34 (3.29%) Python
5 33 (3.19%) T-SQL
6 28 (2.71%) C#
7 27 (2.61%) Shell Script
8 23 (2.22%) C++
8 23 (2.22%) C
9 22 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 19 (1.84%) R
11 13 (1.26%) VB
12 10 (0.97%) JavaScript
13 8 (0.77%) Apex Code
14 7 (0.68%) Perl
14 7 (0.68%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.39%) PHP
16 3 (0.29%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.29%) Ruby
16 3 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 89 (8.60%) Degree
2 38 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.77%) PhD
5 7 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (0.58%) ISEB
7 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.39%) CISSP
8 4 (0.39%) CISA
8 4 (0.39%) CISM
8 4 (0.39%) QiCA
9 3 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.19%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.19%) PMP
10 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.097%) ACCA
11 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.097%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.097%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.38%) QA
2 47 (4.54%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.16%) EMIR
4 10 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.68%) Basel II
6 6 (0.58%) Basel III
7 4 (0.39%) COREP
7 4 (0.39%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.29%) COBIT
8 3 (0.29%) SLA
9 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.19%) MiFID
9 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.19%) FATCA
9 2 (0.19%) UCITS
10 1 (0.097%) CDISC
System Software
1 6 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.097%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.097%) IAG
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (0.58%) Control-M
2 5 (0.48%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.19%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.097%) Puppet
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.097%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.097%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 110 (10.63%) Oracle
2 109 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 46 (4.44%) Tableau
4 42 (4.06%) SAP
5 38 (3.67%) Business Objects
6 26 (2.51%) Cognos
7 17 (1.64%) Informatica
7 17 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.45%) Teradata
8 15 (1.45%) GoldenSource
9 13 (1.26%) IBM
10 10 (0.97%) Omniture
10 10 (0.97%) Google
11 9 (0.87%) Sybase
11 9 (0.87%) Adobe
12 8 (0.77%) Bloomberg
12 8 (0.77%) Ab Initio
13 7 (0.68%) Netezza
13 7 (0.68%) TSYS
13 7 (0.68%) Trillium
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