The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 39 24 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.09% 1.60% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.69% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£413 £465 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +43.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.82
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.38%
Data Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
228 178 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.40% 95.19% 96.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 124 171
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 32
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £35.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 17 (85.00%) Data Analysis
3 15 (75.00%) Finance
4 14 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
4 14 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (70.00%) Data Modelling
4 14 (70.00%) Data Mart
5 13 (65.00%) ETL
6 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (25.00%) QA
8 3 (15.00%) MDX
8 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (15.00%) XML
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
9 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.00%) MS Office
9 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
10 1 (5.00%) QlikView
10 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
10 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
10 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (70.00%) Data Mart
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) MDX
1 3 (15.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Data Analysis
2 14 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (70.00%) Data Modelling
3 13 (65.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft