The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 59 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 10 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 0.45% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.51% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £359 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £429 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +11.81%
Data Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
848 784 862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.70% 88.69% 91.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 355 371
Average daily rate £388 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 32 44
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.07 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.71 £19.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Migration
2 9 (56.25%) Data Migration
3 8 (50.00%) ETL
4 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
7 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (18.75%) SAP
7 3 (18.75%) ERP
7 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Data Management
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Validation
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Statistics
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (12.50%) V-Model
8 2 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 2 (12.50%) Hadoop

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) SPSS
2 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 2 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Kiln
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Migration
1 9 (56.25%) Data Migration
2 8 (50.00%) ETL
3 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) ERP
6 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
6 3 (18.75%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) ETL Development
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) V-Model
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Informatica
3 2 (12.50%) Talend
4 1 (6.25%) Tableau
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe