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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 111 83 101
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 50 67 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 1.82% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.92% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 20
Median daily rate £350 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £185 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £31.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -38.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £16.30 £21.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £41.76 £65.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £19.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +28.33%
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
3687 3481 2869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.56% 94.72% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2224 1960 1542
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 205 191
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -6 22 £325 - 7
Merseyside +6 11 £218 +45.00% 1
Cheshire -12 9 £494 +46.84% 3
Lancashire -14 1 - - 1
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 43 (50.59%) SQL
2 22 (25.88%) ETL
3 21 (24.71%) Oracle
4 19 (22.35%) Migration
5 17 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 17 (20.00%) Data Quality
6 16 (18.82%) Data Analysis
6 16 (18.82%) T-SQL
6 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
7 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 15 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 15 (17.65%) Finance
8 14 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
10 11 (12.94%) PL/SQL
11 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.59%) SOA
12 9 (10.59%) Data Mining
12 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
12 9 (10.59%) Talend
12 9 (10.59%) Data Cleansing
12 9 (10.59%) Talend Open Studio
13 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
13 8 (9.41%) ERP
13 8 (9.41%) Banking
13 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (8.24%) Retail
14 7 (8.24%) Data Management

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 (7.06%) SAS
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.35%) MS Project
5 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.18%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.18%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.59%) Data Mining
3 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
4 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.18%) MS Access
9 1 (1.18%) SAP BI
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.18%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.35%) JIRA
2 2 (2.35%) Toad
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
3 7 (8.24%) Retail
4 4 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) XML
2 4 (4.71%) .NET
3 3 (3.53%) JSON
3 3 (3.53%) RESTful
3 3 (3.53%) SOAP
3 3 (3.53%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Data Extraction
3 4 (4.71%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) NHS
3 4 (4.71%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.53%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.35%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.35%) Statistics
6 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.18%) Life Science
6 1 (1.18%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.35%) AIX
1 2 (2.35%) Solaris
1 2 (2.35%) Unix
2 1 (1.18%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) ETL
2 19 (22.35%) Migration
3 17 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 16 (18.82%) Data Analysis
5 15 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 14 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.59%) Data Cleansing
7 9 (10.59%) SOA
7 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.41%) ERP
9 7 (8.24%) Data Management
9 7 (8.24%) Data Mapping
10 6 (7.06%) Analytics
10 6 (7.06%) Data Governance
10 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.88%) CRM
11 5 (5.88%) Information Security
11 5 (5.88%) Performance Management
11 5 (5.88%) Validation
12 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.59%) SQL
2 16 (18.82%) T-SQL
3 11 (12.94%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.35%) Java
4 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.35%) PHP
4 2 (2.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Degree
1 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Oracle
2 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.59%) Talend
4 6 (7.06%) SAP
5 4 (4.71%) Teradata
6 3 (3.53%) Dynatrace
6 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.53%) Software AG
7 2 (2.35%) Baan
7 2 (2.35%) hybris
7 2 (2.35%) Tableau
7 2 (2.35%) Trillium
8 1 (1.18%) EXASOL
8 1 (1.18%) GoldenSource
8 1 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
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