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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
England / North West
Rank 105 107 95
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 26 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 1.32% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.39% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 26
Median daily rate £315 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £17.75 £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
2439 3662 2972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 94.77% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 2180 1711
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £537 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 172 183
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.80 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +1 16 £315 -3.07% 3
Cheshire +19 6 £296 -16.54% 1
Merseyside - 2 £113 - 1
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 16 (33.33%) Finance
1 16 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) Data Analysis
3 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
4 9 (18.75%) Data Mapping
5 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 7 (14.58%) Migration
6 7 (14.58%) Data Governance
6 7 (14.58%) Data Quality
6 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (12.50%) Oracle
8 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
9 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.33%) Statistics
9 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.33%) Retail
9 4 (8.33%) Data Management
9 4 (8.33%) Quality Management
10 3 (6.25%) MS Access
10 3 (6.25%) XML
10 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (6.25%) NHS
10 3 (6.25%) SAS
10 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Degree
10 3 (6.25%) Data Integration
10 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet

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 3 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Sage CRM
1 1 (2.08%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) LAN
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
1 2 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.25%) MS Access
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Power View
3 2 (4.17%) PowerPivot
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.33%) Statistics
4 3 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.25%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) RIA
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
1 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
1 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Data Analysis
2 9 (18.75%) Data Mapping
3 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 7 (14.58%) Data Governance
4 7 (14.58%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.33%) Data Management
6 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Analytics
8 2 (4.17%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (4.17%) Data Analytics
8 2 (4.17%) ERP
8 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.17%) Validation
9 1 (2.08%) Data Architecture
9 1 (2.08%) Data Entry
9 1 (2.08%) ETL
9 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.17%) VB
2 2 (4.17%) VBA
2 2 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.08%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
1 2 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) EXASOL
3 3 (6.25%) Talend
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) NetApp
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.08%) Sage
5 1 (2.08%) Tableau