The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 109 133 108
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 924 768 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.84% 1.57% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.12% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 474 545
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £556 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.88 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% -31.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.45 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £38.25 £50.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -53.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England +18 827 £400 - 306
London +44 428 £439 +0.28% 153
South East +5 138 £375 +7.14% 46
City of London +20 121 £470 +4.44% 60
Scotland +8 72 £363 +11.53% 8
South West -15 58 £400 +28.00% 25
North West -1 53 £350 -28.22% 19
East of England +4 45 £275 -21.42% 15
East Midlands +47 43 £425 +188.13% 9
Berkshire +9 41 £263 -35.58% 11
Edinburgh +10 33 £400 +25.98% 1
Yorkshire -14 30 £375 +50.00% 22
West Midlands -13 29 £324 -6.15% 13
Northamptonshire +18 27 £425 +78.94% 3
Surrey +9 26 £400 -15.78% 9
Hampshire -13 23 £350 +93.10% 7
Manchester +14 22 £325 -3.70% 13
Buckinghamshire -9 21 £338 +27.35% 6
Northampton +12 20 £425 +142.85% 1
Bristol -13 20 £325 +4.00% 12
Wiltshire +9 19 £513 -14.58% 4
Oxfordshire -4 19 £500 - 6
Swindon +3 18 £513 -14.58% 3
Milton Keynes 0 18 £333 +25.47% 5
Glasgow -14 17 £313 -10.71% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 15 £288 -26.28% 6
Cheshire -9 15 £390 -31.57% 4
West Yorkshire -17 15 £450 +100.00% 18
Hertfordshire +8 13 £290 -22.66% 5
Reading -3 13 £221 -41.00% 6

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 765 (39.35%) SQL
2 622 (32.00%) Finance
3 371 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
4 351 (18.06%) Banking
5 348 (17.90%) Data Modelling
6 330 (16.98%) MS Excel
7 287 (14.76%) Oracle
8 279 (14.35%) Microsoft
9 256 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
10 254 (13.07%) Business Analysis
11 249 (12.81%) Migration
12 242 (12.45%) SQL Server
13 239 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
14 225 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
15 200 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 199 (10.24%) ETL
17 184 (9.47%) Data Migration
18 183 (9.41%) Data Management
19 178 (9.16%) Analytics
20 168 (8.64%) Project Management
21 161 (8.28%) Investment Banking
22 158 (8.13%) Degree
23 151 (7.77%) MS Office
24 144 (7.41%) Data Mapping
25 129 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 127 (6.53%) SAS
27 118 (6.07%) MS PowerPoint
27 118 (6.07%) Relational Database
28 114 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 105 (5.40%) Data Quality

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 127 (6.53%) SAS
2 63 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 19 (0.98%) CMS
4 11 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.41%) ArcGIS
6 7 (0.36%) LiveCycle
7 6 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.21%) IIS
8 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.21%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.15%) Confluence
9 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.15%) Apache
9 3 (0.15%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.15%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.15%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.10%) CICS
10 2 (0.10%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.10%) Lync
Applications
1 330 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 151 (7.77%) MS Office
3 118 (6.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 72 (3.70%) MS Visio
5 50 (2.57%) MS Project
6 34 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
7 29 (1.49%) SPSS
8 6 (0.31%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.10%) FastStats
10 1 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.051%) Stata
10 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.051%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 23 (1.18%) Markit EDM
2 16 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.62%) Google Analytics
4 10 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
6 7 (0.36%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.31%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.26%) SAP GRC
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.15%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.15%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
10 3 (0.15%) Workday HCM
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.10%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.41%) SaaS
2 6 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.26%) Force.com
4 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.10%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.10%) Office 365
7 1 (0.051%) PaaS
7 1 (0.051%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.051%) Taleo
7 1 (0.051%) IaaS
7 1 (0.051%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.72%) PBX
2 13 (0.67%) Internet
3 10 (0.51%) 2G
3 10 (0.51%) 3G
3 10 (0.51%) Intranet
3 10 (0.51%) SMS
4 7 (0.36%) Firewall
5 6 (0.31%) 4G
6 5 (0.26%) LTE
6 5 (0.26%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.21%) HTTP
7 4 (0.21%) WAN
8 3 (0.15%) Network Security
8 3 (0.15%) VLAN
8 3 (0.15%) IMAP
8 3 (0.15%) GSM
8 3 (0.15%) LAN
8 3 (0.15%) UMTS
8 3 (0.15%) SMTP
8 3 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (12.45%) SQL Server
2 239 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
3 129 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 118 (6.07%) Relational Database
5 114 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 81 (4.17%) Data Mining
7 77 (3.96%) Oracle Database
8 74 (3.81%) MS Access
9 67 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 67 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 64 (3.29%) QlikView
11 50 (2.57%) Big Data
12 42 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
13 37 (1.90%) RDBMS
14 32 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
15 27 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
15 27 (1.39%) DB2
16 26 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
17 24 (1.23%) OLAP
18 19 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (1.23%) Toad
1 24 (1.23%) JIRA
2 20 (1.03%) Subversion
3 19 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (0.98%) ERwin
4 15 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 15 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
6 11 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.21%) JUnit
8 4 (0.21%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.21%) Mockito
9 3 (0.15%) Rational Rose
9 3 (0.15%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.10%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.10%) RequisitePro
10 2 (0.10%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.10%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.10%) FitNesse
General
1 622 (32.00%) Finance
2 351 (18.06%) Banking
3 161 (8.28%) Investment Banking
4 89 (4.58%) Retail
5 88 (4.53%) Marketing
6 73 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 61 (3.14%) Front Office
8 40 (2.06%) Publishing
9 36 (1.85%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.70%) Legal
11 28 (1.44%) Back Office
12 22 (1.13%) Law
12 22 (1.13%) Retail Banking
13 17 (0.87%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.72%) German Language
15 13 (0.67%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.51%) Advertising
18 9 (0.46%) Local Government
19 8 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1197 (61.57%) Analyst
2 500 (25.72%) Data Analyst
3 484 (24.90%) Business Analyst
4 261 (13.43%) Developer
5 112 (5.76%) Architect
6 83 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
7 75 (3.86%) Data Architect
8 71 (3.65%) Consultant
9 69 (3.55%) Business Data Analyst
10 51 (2.62%) Technical Analyst
11 50 (2.57%) Project Manager
12 49 (2.52%) MI Analyst
13 39 (2.01%) Data Modeller
14 32 (1.65%) Senior Business Analyst
14 32 (1.65%) Systems Analyst
15 31 (1.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 31 (1.59%) Oracle Developer
16 29 (1.49%) Insight Analyst
17 28 (1.44%) Technical Business Analyst
17 28 (1.44%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (5.04%) XML
2 51 (2.62%) .NET
3 47 (2.42%) XSLT
4 27 (1.39%) ASP.NET
4 27 (1.39%) HTML
5 25 (1.29%) Web Services
6 17 (0.87%) CSS
7 13 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (0.46%) Visualforce
10 7 (0.36%) jQuery
10 7 (0.36%) Mason
10 7 (0.36%) JSON
10 7 (0.36%) JMS
10 7 (0.36%) SOAP
10 7 (0.36%) FpML
11 6 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (0.31%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.31%) HTML5
12 5 (0.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 371 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (5.20%) Management Information System
3 70 (3.60%) Data Integration
3 70 (3.60%) Data Structures
4 63 (3.24%) Derivative
5 59 (3.03%) Statistics
6 53 (2.73%) NHS
7 48 (2.47%) Visualisation
8 45 (2.31%) Computer Science
9 44 (2.26%) Reference Data
10 43 (2.21%) Equities
11 42 (2.16%) Fixed Income
12 39 (2.01%) Data Extraction
13 37 (1.90%) Credit Risk
14 33 (1.70%) Mathematics
15 29 (1.49%) Data Conversion
16 26 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 19 (0.98%) User Experience
18 18 (0.93%) GIS
19 15 (0.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 70 (3.60%) UNIX
2 64 (3.29%) Windows
3 43 (2.21%) Linux
4 15 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.15%) Android
7 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.15%) AIX
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.051%) HPUX
8 1 (0.051%) Solaris
8 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.051%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.051%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (17.90%) Data Modelling
2 256 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
3 254 (13.07%) Business Analysis
4 249 (12.81%) Migration
5 225 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
6 200 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 199 (10.24%) ETL
8 184 (9.47%) Data Migration
9 183 (9.41%) Data Management
10 178 (9.16%) Analytics
11 168 (8.64%) Project Management
12 144 (7.41%) Data Mapping
13 91 (4.68%) Data Cleansing
14 89 (4.58%) Validation
15 86 (4.42%) Data Architecture
16 84 (4.32%) Data Governance
17 74 (3.81%) CRM
18 72 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
18 72 (3.70%) Logical Data Model
19 60 (3.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 765 (39.35%) SQL
2 102 (5.25%) VBA
3 75 (3.86%) T-SQL
3 75 (3.86%) Java
4 73 (3.76%) PL/SQL
5 58 (2.98%) C#
6 40 (2.06%) Python
7 39 (2.01%) VB
8 34 (1.75%) C
9 30 (1.54%) Perl
10 29 (1.49%) JavaScript
11 23 (1.18%) C++
12 21 (1.08%) R
13 20 (1.03%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.51%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.46%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.36%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.36%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.31%) VB6
18 5 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 158 (8.13%) Degree
2 71 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 52 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.34%) ISEB
5 11 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.46%) PMP
7 8 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.31%) ACCA
9 5 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.26%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.26%) CIMA
10 4 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.21%) MBA
10 4 (0.21%) MCSE
10 4 (0.21%) IIBA
11 3 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.40%) Data Quality
2 92 (4.73%) QA
3 13 (0.67%) SLA
4 10 (0.51%) COREP
5 9 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.36%) Basel III
7 7 (0.36%) FATCA
8 6 (0.31%) EMIR
8 6 (0.31%) CRD IV
9 5 (0.26%) CDISC
9 5 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.15%) FINREP
11 2 (0.10%) UCITS
11 2 (0.10%) Basel II
11 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.051%) MiFID
12 1 (0.051%) COBIT
12 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.10%) Nmap
5 1 (0.051%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (0.41%) Control-M
1 8 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
2 4 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (0.15%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.10%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.10%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.051%) Puppet
5 1 (0.051%) WSUS
5 1 (0.051%) Nagios
5 1 (0.051%) Mesos
5 1 (0.051%) Ansible
5 1 (0.051%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 287 (14.76%) Oracle
2 279 (14.35%) Microsoft
3 94 (4.84%) Business Objects
4 81 (4.17%) SAP
5 51 (2.62%) Tableau
6 45 (2.31%) Cognos
7 41 (2.11%) IBM
8 40 (2.06%) Teradata
9 39 (2.01%) Informatica
10 38 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.03%) Sybase
11 20 (1.03%) GoldenSource
12 17 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
13 16 (0.82%) Google
14 15 (0.77%) HP
15 14 (0.72%) Verint
15 14 (0.72%) Adobe
16 13 (0.67%) Trillium
17 12 (0.62%) Talend
17 12 (0.62%) VMware
London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £150 - £230 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £326 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550 - £750 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day £600-700pd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago