The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 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 Analyst
Rank 126 94 103
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 40 65 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 1.67% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.78% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 23
Average daily rate £325 £363 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £47.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £18.74 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-25.27% +24.90%
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
3797 3652 2889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.31% 94.08% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2294 1933 1524
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 224 209
Average hourly rate £18.99 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -15 17 £325 - 5
Cheshire -11 10 £494 +46.84%
Merseyside +6 8 £150 -9.09% 1
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 40 (48.78%) SQL
2 20 (24.39%) ETL
3 18 (21.95%) T-SQL
4 16 (19.51%) Oracle
4 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
4 16 (19.51%) Data Modelling
4 16 (19.51%) MS Excel
4 16 (19.51%) Migration
4 16 (19.51%) Data Quality
5 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (17.07%) Data Migration
5 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
6 13 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (13.41%) Finance
8 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.98%) SOA
9 9 (10.98%) Data Mining
9 9 (10.98%) Banking
9 9 (10.98%) Data Analysis
9 9 (10.98%) Data Cleansing
9 9 (10.98%) Talend Open Studio
9 9 (10.98%) Talend
10 8 (9.76%) Data Management
10 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (8.54%) Retail
11 7 (8.54%) Validation
11 7 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
12 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (7.32%) SAS
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Office
3 5 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) MS Project
4 1 (1.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.22%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.22%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.22%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.22%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.22%) MPLS
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) Data Mining
3 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.22%) Big Data
8 1 (1.22%) DB2
8 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.22%) MS Access
8 1 (1.22%) MySQL
8 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (4.88%) Toad
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 7 (8.54%) Retail
4 5 (6.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Electronics
6 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) .NET
1 6 (7.32%) XML
2 3 (3.66%) JSON
2 3 (3.66%) RESTful
2 3 (3.66%) SOAP
2 3 (3.66%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Data Extraction
2 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.88%) NHS
2 4 (4.88%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.44%) Data Conversion
3 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.44%) Life Science
3 2 (2.44%) Statistics
4 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Windows
1 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) ETL
2 16 (19.51%) Data Modelling
2 16 (19.51%) Migration
3 14 (17.07%) Data Migration
4 13 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.98%) Data Analysis
6 9 (10.98%) Data Cleansing
6 9 (10.98%) SOA
7 8 (9.76%) Data Management
8 7 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.54%) Validation
9 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.32%) Data Governance
9 6 (7.32%) Information Security
10 5 (6.10%) Analytics
10 5 (6.10%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.10%) CRM
10 5 (6.10%) ERP
10 5 (6.10%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.78%) SQL
2 18 (21.95%) T-SQL
3 6 (7.32%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.44%) Java
4 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) CCNP
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.51%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.10%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Oracle
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.98%) Talend
4 6 (7.32%) SAP
5 4 (4.88%) Teradata
6 3 (3.66%) Dynatrace
6 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.66%) Software AG
7 2 (2.44%) hybris
7 2 (2.44%) Tableau
8 1 (1.22%) BMC
8 1 (1.22%) Cisco
8 1 (1.22%) EXASOL
8 1 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.22%) Remedy
8 1 (1.22%) Trillium
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