The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 55 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 18 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.04% 1.27% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.79% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£340 £265 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -26.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £36.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-27.39% +82.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
679 502 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.07% 71.00% 73.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 245 196
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
4 5 (17.24%) Data Management
4 5 (17.24%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) System Testing
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.34%) SAS
6 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) MS Access
6 3 (10.34%) UNIX
6 3 (10.34%) Windows
6 3 (10.34%) Banking
6 3 (10.34%) Advertising
6 3 (10.34%) CMDB
6 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (6.90%) ResourceLink
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Northgate
7 2 (6.90%) Automotive
7 2 (6.90%) Back Office
7 2 (6.90%) Workflow
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) XHTML
7 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
7 2 (6.90%) VB

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (10.34%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) ResourceLink
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MS Access
2 2 (6.90%) Ingres
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Advertising
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Automotive
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Analyst
2 14 (48.28%) Data Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Configuration Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Process Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Data Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) HR Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) XHTML
1 2 (6.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) CMDB
3 2 (6.90%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Data Management
2 4 (13.79%) System Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
4 2 (6.90%) SOA
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (6.90%) Data Mapping
4 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (6.90%) BPR
5 1 (3.45%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (3.45%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) VB
2 2 (6.90%) VB6
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) COBOL
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Northgate
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SAP