The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 86 83 91
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 53 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.69% 1.53% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.65% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 28
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£325 £338 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £231 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £444 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £14.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +19.98%
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
2954 2300 2345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.99% 92.37% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1921 1414 1396
Average daily rate £383 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 163 196
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 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 -6 19 £330 +1.53% 8
Wiltshire -1 11 £325 -7.14% 2
Devon +2 8 £175 -
Gloucestershire -15 7 £405 -11.95%
Somerset - 1 - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title.

1 40 (37.38%) SQL
2 35 (32.71%) Migration
3 31 (28.97%) Data Migration
4 29 (27.10%) Finance
5 26 (24.30%) Data Analysis
6 20 (18.69%) SAS
7 18 (16.82%) Business Objects
8 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (13.08%) Data Modelling
10 13 (12.15%) ETL
11 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
12 11 (10.28%) Data Cleansing
12 11 (10.28%) Marketing
13 10 (9.35%) Banking
13 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (9.35%) Data Mapping
13 10 (9.35%) Data Quality
13 10 (9.35%) Relational Database
14 9 (8.41%) SAP
14 9 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (8.41%) Business Analysis
15 8 (7.48%) SPSS
15 8 (7.48%) Data Structures
16 7 (6.54%) Data Architecture
16 7 (6.54%) Data Management
16 7 (6.54%) Data Extraction
17 6 (5.61%) QlikView
17 6 (5.61%) MS PowerPoint
17 6 (5.61%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (18.69%) SAS
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.48%) SPSS
3 6 (5.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.61%) MS Office
4 3 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.87%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.61%) QlikView
4 5 (4.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (4.67%) MS Access
4 5 (4.67%) MySQL
4 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.67%) Base SAS
4 5 (4.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.87%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.87%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 29 (27.10%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Marketing
3 10 (9.35%) Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Law
4 3 (2.80%) Legal
4 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Electronics
5 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.48%) Data Structures
3 7 (6.54%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.80%) GIS
5 2 (1.87%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.87%) NHS
5 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) DTV
5 2 (1.87%) FMCG
5 2 (1.87%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.71%) Migration
2 31 (28.97%) Data Migration
3 26 (24.30%) Data Analysis
4 14 (13.08%) Data Modelling
5 13 (12.15%) ETL
6 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (10.28%) Data Cleansing
8 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (9.35%) Data Mapping
9 9 (8.41%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.54%) Data Architecture
10 7 (6.54%) Data Management
11 6 (5.61%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.61%) Analytics
12 5 (4.67%) Change Control
13 4 (3.74%) Statistical Analysis
13 4 (3.74%) CRM
13 4 (3.74%) ERP
13 4 (3.74%) Quantitative Risk Management
13 4 (3.74%) Data-Driven Marketing
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.38%) SQL
2 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.93%) R
3 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.93%) VBA
3 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) Degree
4 2 (1.87%) CIMA
4 2 (1.87%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (16.82%) Business Objects
2 9 (8.41%) SAP
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle
5 3 (2.80%) Teradata
6 2 (1.87%) Alterian
6 2 (1.87%) Siebel
7 1 (0.93%) Tableau
7 1 (0.93%) ESRI
7 1 (0.93%) Informatica
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Capita
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