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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 62 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 4 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 1.12% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.25% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £423 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.03% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £150 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £431 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £320 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -9.77%
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
811 882 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.41% 89.45% 91.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 425 358
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 43
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £19.80 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 7 (53.85%) Migration
1 7 (53.85%) Data Migration
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (38.46%) Data Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Master Data Management
4 4 (30.77%) Data Management
4 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Informatica
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) SAP MDM
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
7 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.69%) Apache Pig
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Kiln
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Migration
1 7 (53.85%) Data Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) Data Cleansing
2 5 (38.46%) Data Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Master Data Management
3 4 (30.77%) Data Management
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Marketing Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Informatica
3 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Tableau
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe