The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 123 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 41 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 1.57% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.65% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 20
Median daily rate £350 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £154 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £397 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £22.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £19.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £19.50 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.99 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-16.59% +12.40%
Data Analyst
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3565 3512 2901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.84% 94.79% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2221 2035 1565
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 197 173
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.27% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.86 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 17 £338 +3.84% 9
Merseyside +3 10 £168 +11.66% 3
Lancashire -10 3 £263 -39.65%
Cheshire -12 3 £265 -5.77% 1
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (48.78%) SQL
2 23 (28.05%) Oracle
3 18 (21.95%) ETL
3 18 (21.95%) Finance
3 18 (21.95%) Migration
4 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
4 17 (20.73%) Data Migration
5 16 (19.51%) Data Analysis
6 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
7 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (15.85%) Data Quality
8 13 (15.85%) T-SQL
8 13 (15.85%) PL/SQL
8 13 (15.85%) Data Modelling
8 13 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
9 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
11 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (9.76%) SAP
12 8 (9.76%) Banking
13 7 (8.54%) SOA
13 7 (8.54%) Data Mining
13 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (8.54%) ERP
13 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database
13 7 (8.54%) Analytics
14 6 (7.32%) Data Mapping
14 6 (7.32%) Data Cleansing

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.32%) SAS
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Office
3 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.44%) MS Project
5 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.22%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.22%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.54%) Data Mining
5 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.22%) GIS
9 1 (1.22%) MS Access
9 1 (1.22%) SAP BI
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.44%) Electronics
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) XML
2 3 (3.66%) .NET
3 2 (2.44%) JSON
3 2 (2.44%) RESTful
3 2 (2.44%) SOAP
3 2 (2.44%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) Data Extraction
3 4 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.88%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.66%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.66%) NHS
5 2 (2.44%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.44%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.44%) Statistics
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) AIX
2 2 (2.44%) Solaris
2 2 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) ETL
1 18 (21.95%) Migration
2 17 (20.73%) Data Migration
3 16 (19.51%) Data Analysis
4 13 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (15.85%) Data Modelling
5 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.54%) Analytics
6 7 (8.54%) ERP
6 7 (8.54%) SOA
7 6 (7.32%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (7.32%) Data Management
7 6 (7.32%) Data Mapping
8 5 (6.10%) Data Governance
8 5 (6.10%) Investment Management
9 4 (4.88%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.88%) CRM
9 4 (4.88%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.88%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.78%) SQL
2 13 (15.85%) PL/SQL
2 13 (15.85%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.44%) Java
3 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.44%) PHP
3 2 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Oracle
2 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.76%) SAP
4 5 (6.10%) Talend
5 4 (4.88%) Teradata
6 3 (3.66%) Baan
6 3 (3.66%) Dynatrace
6 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.44%) Software AG
7 2 (2.44%) Tableau
7 2 (2.44%) Trillium
8 1 (1.22%) Ariba
8 1 (1.22%) EXASOL
8 1 (1.22%) GoldenSource
8 1 (1.22%) hybris
8 1 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
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