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 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 122 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 18 43 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 1.30% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.37% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 38
Median daily rate £356 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £266 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £427 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
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
2663 3150 3186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.37% 95.19% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1713 1992 2053
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 224 179
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +32.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -17 6 £325 -7.14% 2
Wiltshire +5 5 £425 +16.43% 1
Devon - 4 £225 -
Somerset +22 1 - - 1
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 34 (68.00%) SQL
2 28 (56.00%) Finance
3 22 (44.00%) Data Analysis
4 14 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (26.00%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (26.00%) Migration
6 12 (24.00%) Teradata
7 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (18.00%) SAS
9 8 (16.00%) Data Modelling
9 8 (16.00%) Oracle
10 7 (14.00%) SAP
10 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (14.00%) ETL
10 7 (14.00%) Marketing
10 7 (14.00%) Data Migration
11 6 (12.00%) Credit Risk
11 6 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (12.00%) Mainframe
11 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
12 5 (10.00%) Banking
12 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (10.00%) Data Management
13 4 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 4 (8.00%) Statistics
13 4 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (8.00%) Degree
13 4 (8.00%) Algorithms
13 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing

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 9 (18.00%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 3 (6.00%) SPSS
4 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.00%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.00%) Big Data
4 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) OLAP
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) DataStage
5 1 (2.00%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (2.00%) GIS
5 1 (2.00%) MS Access
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) LSMW
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (56.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Marketing
3 5 (10.00%) Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Electronics
4 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) Credit Risk
2 6 (12.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.00%) Statistics
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.00%) NHS
5 2 (4.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Data Analysis
2 14 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (26.00%) Migration
4 8 (16.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (14.00%) Data Migration
5 7 (14.00%) ETL
6 5 (10.00%) Data Management
6 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.00%) Analytics
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Data Governance
8 3 (6.00%) Data Lineage
8 3 (6.00%) Data Mapping
8 3 (6.00%) Monte Carlo Method
8 3 (6.00%) Project Management
9 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.00%) Change Management
9 2 (4.00%) Data Flow Diagram
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.00%) C++
3 3 (6.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) Lua
3 3 (6.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (6.00%) Python
3 3 (6.00%) R
4 2 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (2.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Teradata
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 7 (14.00%) SAP
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) ESRI
5 1 (2.00%) Progress
5 1 (2.00%) Talend