The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 116 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 29 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.98% 1.31% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.37% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 35
Median daily rate £389 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,846 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £19.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +32.75%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2831 2918 2823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.67% 95.77% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1815 1858 1843
Median daily rate £368 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 181 188
Median hourly rate £33.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.31% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.37 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Analyst
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 Analyst across the South West region.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Data Analyst
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 Analyst across the South West region.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Bristol -6 12 £270 -15.62% 5
Wiltshire -4 7 £420 +12.00%
Gloucestershire -7 4 £450 - 1
Somerset +12 2 £1,846 +376.38% 1
Devon -3 2 £270 +28.57%
Dorset -12 1 £550 +439.21%
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 West region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 42 (60.87%) SQL
2 38 (55.07%) Finance
3 35 (50.72%) Data Analysis
4 33 (47.83%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (46.38%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (36.23%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (33.33%) Data Modelling
8 17 (24.64%) Migration
8 17 (24.64%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (18.84%) Data Migration
10 12 (17.39%) ETL
10 12 (17.39%) MS Office
10 12 (17.39%) Teradata
11 11 (15.94%) Reference Data
12 10 (14.49%) Banking
13 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.04%) Data Mapping
14 8 (11.59%) Logical Data Model
14 8 (11.59%) SAP
14 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
14 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
14 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
15 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
15 7 (10.14%) Data Management
15 7 (10.14%) Marketing
15 7 (10.14%) Physical Data Model
15 7 (10.14%) Master Data Management
16 6 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 6 (8.70%) Degree

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (7.25%) SAS
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Office
2 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (5.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.45%) Pure360
1 1 (1.45%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.83%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (24.64%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) QlikView
6 3 (4.35%) Big Data
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.90%) MySQL
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.45%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (1.45%) MS Access
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) ERwin
2 1 (1.45%) LSMW
General
1 38 (55.07%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Marketing
3 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.70%) Electronics
4 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.94%) Reference Data
3 6 (8.70%) Visualisation
4 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.80%) Data Extraction
6 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.35%) Statistics
7 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.90%) FMCG
8 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.45%) NHS
8 1 (1.45%) Pricing Data
8 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Data Analysis
2 32 (46.38%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 17 (24.64%) Migration
5 13 (18.84%) Data Migration
6 12 (17.39%) ETL
7 9 (13.04%) Data Mapping
8 8 (11.59%) Logical Data Model
8 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.14%) Data Management
9 7 (10.14%) Master Data Management
9 7 (10.14%) Physical Data Model
9 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
10 6 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (7.25%) SDLC
12 4 (5.80%) Business Analysis
12 4 (5.80%) CRM
13 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
13 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.87%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) Python
2 3 (4.35%) R
3 2 (2.90%) C++
3 2 (2.90%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.90%) Lua
3 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Teradata
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.59%) SAP
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) Omniture
5 1 (1.45%) Sysomos
5 1 (1.45%) Twitter