The first table below looks at the demand for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 63 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 4 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 1.03% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.12% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Average daily rate
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£394 £325 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £305 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £388 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.57
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.42%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
793 891 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.10% 91.57% 89.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 387 383
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.95 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Data Management
2 6 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Marketing
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) ETL
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) Data Mining
4 4 (22.22%) Informatica
4 4 (22.22%) Electronic Design Automation
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Master Data Management
4 4 (22.22%) R
4 4 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Games
5 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) SLA
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) Statistics
6 2 (11.11%) Data Entry

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.56%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
1 6 (33.33%) Data Management
1 6 (33.33%) Analytics
2 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
2 5 (27.78%) ETL
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Electronic Design Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Master Data Management
3 4 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Data Entry
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Product Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Product Management
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) R
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PhD
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Informatica
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio