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 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 85 79 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 63 63 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.96% 2.11% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.78% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 29
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£400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £193 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £610 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.25 £24.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -45.00%
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
2440 2270 1725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.06% 76.00% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1384 1090
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 89 68
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.31 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 March 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 +1 31 £360 -1.36% 9
Wiltshire +7 16 £513 -18.00% 4
Somerset -2 7 £410 +60.78%
Dorset +3 3 £450 - 2
Devon -3 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire -16 1 £185 -57.10% 9
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 48 (39.67%) SQL
2 38 (31.40%) Data Modelling
3 29 (23.97%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (23.97%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (23.14%) Finance
5 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
6 25 (20.66%) Migration
7 24 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (18.18%) ETL
9 21 (17.36%) Data Migration
10 20 (16.53%) Business Objects
11 19 (15.70%) SQL Server
11 19 (15.70%) Data Quality
12 17 (14.05%) MS Excel
13 16 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (11.57%) Oracle
15 13 (10.74%) Security Cleared
16 12 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (9.92%) Banking
16 12 (9.92%) Business Analysis
16 12 (9.92%) Scrum
17 11 (9.09%) TDD
17 11 (9.09%) Data Architecture
18 10 (8.26%) VBA
18 10 (8.26%) HTML
18 10 (8.26%) SAP
18 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 9 (7.44%) Information Management
19 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET
19 9 (7.44%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.79%) SAS
3 4 (3.31%) LiveCycle
4 3 (2.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.83%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 17 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.44%) MS Project
3 7 (5.79%) MS Office
4 5 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.83%) SAP HR-PA
2 1 (0.83%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) GSM
1 1 (0.83%) UMTS
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
1 1 (0.83%) 3G
1 1 (0.83%) 2G
1 1 (0.83%) LTE
1 1 (0.83%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.97%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (15.70%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (7.44%) MS Access
6 7 (5.79%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.48%) QlikView
10 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (1.65%) Base SAS
11 2 (1.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.65%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.83%) Toad
4 1 (0.83%) ERwin
General
1 28 (23.14%) Finance
2 12 (9.92%) Banking
3 6 (4.96%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.13%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.48%) Electronics
6 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.48%) Marketing
7 2 (1.65%) Retail
7 2 (1.65%) Law
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (57.85%) Analyst
2 31 (25.62%) Business Analyst
3 22 (18.18%) Data Analyst
4 14 (11.57%) Developer
5 13 (10.74%) Data Modeller
6 11 (9.09%) Consultant
6 11 (9.09%) Programmer
7 10 (8.26%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (4.13%) Data Consultant
10 4 (3.31%) Lead Business Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Business Data Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Data Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (2.48%) Management Consultant
11 3 (2.48%) Data Architect
11 3 (2.48%) Data Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) HTML
2 9 (7.44%) .NET
2 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET
2 9 (7.44%) CSS
3 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Open Source
1 8 (6.61%) Data Structures
2 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) Data Extraction
4 4 (3.31%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.31%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.48%) NHS
6 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.65%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.83%) DTV
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.40%) Data Modelling
2 29 (23.97%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (20.66%) Migration
4 24 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (18.18%) ETL
6 21 (17.36%) Data Migration
7 16 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (9.92%) Business Analysis
8 12 (9.92%) Scrum
9 11 (9.09%) TDD
9 11 (9.09%) Data Architecture
10 9 (7.44%) V-Model
10 9 (7.44%) Waterfall
10 9 (7.44%) Data Governance
10 9 (7.44%) Information Management
11 8 (6.61%) Data Management
11 8 (6.61%) Data Mapping
12 7 (5.79%) Risk Management
13 6 (4.96%) Asset Management
13 6 (4.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.67%) SQL
2 10 (8.26%) VBA
3 9 (7.44%) VB.NET
3 9 (7.44%) Java
4 7 (5.79%) C#
5 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.65%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.83%) VB6
7 1 (0.83%) Ruby
7 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.83%) VB
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (10.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.70%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
3 2 (1.65%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) FINREP
Vendors
1 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.53%) Business Objects
3 14 (11.57%) Oracle
4 10 (8.26%) SAP
5 7 (5.79%) Teradata
6 6 (4.96%) LANDesk
7 4 (3.31%) Adobe
8 2 (1.65%) Tableau
9 1 (0.83%) hybris
9 1 (0.83%) EMC
9 1 (0.83%) Cerner
9 1 (0.83%) Informatica
9 1 (0.83%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.83%) ATG
9 1 (0.83%) Siebel
9 1 (0.83%) IBM
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