The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 85 92 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 53 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.74% 1.58% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.05% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 22
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£394 £365 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.94% +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £231 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £630 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.81 £22.83 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-13.19% -15.46%
Data Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2314 2490 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.12% 76.90% 69.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1488 1563 963
Average daily rate £400 £371 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% +2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 111 64
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.50 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Data Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +12 29 £360 +2.85% 6
Wiltshire +14 13 £500 -33.33% 1
Somerset +8 4 £420 +78.72% 3
Gloucestershire -11 3 £318 -25.29% 7
Devon +3 1 - -
Dorset +3 1 - - 1
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Data Analysis also 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 that cited Data Analysis.

1 43 (39.09%) SQL
2 34 (30.91%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 29 (26.36%) Finance
5 25 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (20.91%) ETL
7 22 (20.00%) Migration
8 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
8 21 (19.09%) Data Migration
9 20 (18.18%) Business Objects
10 17 (15.45%) Data Quality
11 15 (13.64%) MS Excel
12 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
12 14 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (11.82%) VBA
14 11 (10.00%) Oracle
14 11 (10.00%) Banking
14 11 (10.00%) Security Cleared
15 10 (9.09%) Degree
15 10 (9.09%) Scrum
15 10 (9.09%) MS Access
16 9 (8.18%) HTML
16 9 (8.18%) TDD
16 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
17 8 (7.27%) Java
17 8 (7.27%) VB.NET
17 8 (7.27%) .NET
17 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Data Analysis also 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 that cited Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.27%) SharePoint
1 8 (7.27%) SAS
2 3 (2.73%) CMS
2 3 (2.73%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.91%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 15 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.36%) MS Project
3 6 (5.45%) MS Office
4 4 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.91%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) SAN
1 2 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.91%) 4G
2 1 (0.91%) GSM
2 1 (0.91%) UMTS
2 1 (0.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) 3G
2 1 (0.91%) 2G
2 1 (0.91%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.91%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.09%) MS Access
4 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.73%) QlikView
9 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.82%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 2 (1.82%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.82%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.82%) Toad
5 1 (0.91%) ERwin
General
1 29 (26.36%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.55%) Retail
4 5 (4.55%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.82%) Law
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (60.00%) Analyst
2 32 (29.09%) Business Analyst
3 20 (18.18%) Data Analyst
4 13 (11.82%) Data Modeller
5 11 (10.00%) Developer
6 9 (8.18%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Programmer
9 4 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Data Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Data Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Lead Business Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Business Data Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Insight Analyst
10 3 (2.73%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 3 (2.73%) Data Governance Manager
10 3 (2.73%) Governance Manager
10 3 (2.73%) Data Manager
10 3 (2.73%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.18%) HTML
2 8 (7.27%) .NET
2 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET
2 8 (7.27%) CSS
3 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) Open Source
3 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.64%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.73%) NHS
5 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.73%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.82%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) Replication
7 1 (0.91%) Statistics
7 1 (0.91%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 25 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (20.91%) ETL
4 22 (20.00%) Migration
5 21 (19.09%) Data Migration
6 14 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.09%) Scrum
8 9 (8.18%) TDD
9 7 (6.36%) Information Management
9 7 (6.36%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.36%) Data Mapping
9 7 (6.36%) V-Model
9 7 (6.36%) Waterfall
9 7 (6.36%) Data Governance
10 6 (5.45%) Data Architecture
10 6 (5.45%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.45%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.45%) Validation
10 6 (5.45%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.09%) SQL
2 13 (11.82%) VBA
3 8 (7.27%) VB.NET
3 8 (7.27%) Java
4 6 (5.45%) C#
5 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.82%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.91%) VB6
7 1 (0.91%) Ruby
7 1 (0.91%) VB
7 1 (0.91%) C
7 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.09%) Degree
3 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.18%) Business Objects
3 11 (10.00%) Oracle
4 6 (5.45%) LANDesk
4 6 (5.45%) Teradata
5 5 (4.55%) SAP
6 4 (3.64%) Informatica
7 3 (2.73%) Adobe
8 1 (0.91%) EMC
8 1 (0.91%) Cerner
8 1 (0.91%) Siebel
8 1 (0.91%) IBM
8 1 (0.91%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.91%) ATG
8 1 (0.91%) Google
8 1 (0.91%) hybris
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