The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 22 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.47% 3.40% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 4.13% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.90 £19.81 £23.15
% change year-on-year
-29.84% -14.41%
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
159 121 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.71% 82.31% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 51 49
Average daily rate £475 £470 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) VBA
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (33.33%) PowerPivot
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) MS Access
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) PowerPivot
3 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (22.22%) MS Access
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (11.11%) OLAP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Excel Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Report Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) VBA Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Programme Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (22.22%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata