The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 139 119 155
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 126 157 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.47% 1.60% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.68% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 97 53
Median daily rate £350 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 12
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.89 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £22.60 £60.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8076 9335 8775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.97% 95.00% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4886 5595 4855
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 438 434
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.65% +4.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Berkshire +12 31 £300 -7.69% 7
Surrey +16 18 £425 +33.33% 3
West Sussex +9 16 £225 -26.82% 1
Hampshire 0 16 £350 +73.05% 4
Oxfordshire +8 15 £425 +3.28%
Middlesex -3 7 £280 -29.11%
Buckinghamshire -5 7 £425 +49.12% 2
East Sussex -10 6 £413 -13.15% 4
Kent 0 5 £300 +33.33%
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 South East region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 94 (36.72%) SQL
2 70 (27.34%) Finance
3 65 (25.39%) SAP
3 65 (25.39%) Data Analysis
4 61 (23.83%) Migration
5 59 (23.05%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (18.36%) Data Migration
7 46 (17.97%) Data Quality
8 44 (17.19%) Data Management
9 38 (14.84%) Oracle
10 36 (14.06%) SQL Server
11 35 (13.67%) MS Excel
12 34 (13.28%) Tableau
13 30 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (11.33%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (10.55%) Analytics
15 27 (10.55%) VBA
16 26 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (10.16%) Data Modelling
17 25 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 21 (8.20%) ETL
18 21 (8.20%) Microsoft
18 21 (8.20%) Visualisation
19 20 (7.81%) ERP
19 20 (7.81%) CRM
20 19 (7.42%) Data Mapping
21 18 (7.03%) Data Cleansing
21 18 (7.03%) Security Cleared
21 18 (7.03%) Cognos
22 17 (6.64%) Data Governance

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (5.08%) SAS
2 6 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.95%) Confluence
4 4 (1.56%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.17%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.78%) Apache
6 2 (0.78%) CMS
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.39%) Documentum
7 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (13.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.30%) MS Office
2 11 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.56%) SPSS
6 2 (0.78%) Stata
Business Applications
1 15 (5.86%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.34%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.56%) Cognos Planning
3 4 (1.56%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (1.56%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 2 (0.78%) Lorenzo
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.78%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.78%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.39%) FastStats
6 1 (0.39%) Maximo
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.39%) Primavera
6 1 (0.39%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.34%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.39%) Google Drive
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) Firewall
2 1 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.33%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (6.64%) QlikView
4 17 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.91%) Data Mining
6 9 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.73%) MySQL
9 6 (2.34%) Big Data
9 6 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.95%) MS Access
10 5 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.56%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.56%) Power BI
11 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.56%) Spotfire
12 3 (1.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.34%) LSMW
2 5 (1.95%) ERwin
2 5 (1.95%) JIRA
3 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.39%) Ant
5 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (27.34%) Finance
2 12 (4.69%) Marketing
3 10 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.52%) Banking
5 8 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.73%) Publishing
7 6 (2.34%) Retail
8 5 (1.95%) Back Office
8 5 (1.95%) Front Office
9 4 (1.56%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.17%) Electronics
11 2 (0.78%) Billing
11 2 (0.78%) Legal
12 1 (0.39%) Advertising
12 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.39%) Local Government
12 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.91%) XML
2 4 (1.56%) .NET
2 4 (1.56%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.05%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.20%) Visualisation
3 14 (5.47%) Statistics
4 12 (4.69%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.91%) Data Extraction
6 9 (3.52%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.73%) Reference Data
8 6 (2.34%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.95%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.17%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.17%) Economics
10 3 (1.17%) NHS
10 3 (1.17%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.78%) EPoS
11 2 (0.78%) FMCG
11 2 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.78%) Life Science
11 2 (0.78%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.39%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.56%) Windows
2 3 (1.17%) Unix
3 2 (0.78%) Linux
3 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.39%) Data Analysis
2 61 (23.83%) Migration
3 47 (18.36%) Data Migration
4 44 (17.19%) Data Management
5 30 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (10.55%) Analytics
7 26 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (10.16%) Data Modelling
8 21 (8.20%) ETL
9 20 (7.81%) CRM
9 20 (7.81%) ERP
10 19 (7.42%) Data Mapping
11 18 (7.03%) Data Cleansing
12 17 (6.64%) Data Governance
12 17 (6.64%) Prototyping
13 15 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (4.69%) Investment Management
14 12 (4.69%) Master Data Management
15 11 (4.30%) Business Analysis
16 8 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 94 (36.72%) SQL
2 27 (10.55%) VBA
3 12 (4.69%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.95%) R
4 5 (1.95%) VB
5 4 (1.56%) C#
6 3 (1.17%) C
6 3 (1.17%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.17%) Python
7 2 (0.78%) Java
7 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.78%) VBScript
8 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.39%) sed
Qualifications
1 18 (7.03%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.25%) Degree
3 13 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.13%) CIMA
5 5 (1.95%) ISEB
6 4 (1.56%) ACCA
7 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) HNC
8 1 (0.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (17.97%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.56%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.39%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.39%) GxP
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.17%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 65 (25.39%) SAP
2 38 (14.84%) Oracle
3 34 (13.28%) Tableau
4 21 (8.20%) Microsoft
5 18 (7.03%) Cognos
6 11 (4.30%) JD Edwards
7 7 (2.73%) Teradata
8 5 (1.95%) Hyperion
8 5 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.56%) Anaplan
9 4 (1.56%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.56%) GoldenSource
9 4 (1.56%) Reuters
10 3 (1.17%) hybris
10 3 (1.17%) Trillium
11 1 (0.39%) Adobe
11 1 (0.39%) ESRI
11 1 (0.39%) IBM
11 1 (0.39%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.39%) SIMUL8