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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 94 104 87
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 1110 1014 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.05% 1.93% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.58% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 648 663
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 27
Average hourly rate £22.12 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.71% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.25 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.60 £55.40 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.30 £22.83 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-11.07% -0.76%

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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -5 954 £400 -3.03% 326
London -9 451 £445 -1.11% 145
South East +25 200 £375 +15.38% 52
Scotland +40 126 £378 +7.85% 8
City of London -25 120 £450 - 45
North West +2 85 £370 +8.02% 31
Yorkshire +17 77 £300 -6.25% 16
Glasgow +29 62 £350 - 2
West Midlands +2 53 £413 +37.50% 21
Buckinghamshire +33 50 £333 +8.57% 8
Edinburgh +20 49 £380 +1.33% 6
Manchester +9 41 £325 -7.14% 19
West Yorkshire -8 39 £325 +2.76% 14
Hampshire +14 38 £339 -9.66% 5
South Yorkshire +21 34 £300 +8.10%
South West -4 32 £383 +9.28% 23
East of England -16 32 £350 -17.64% 14
Berkshire -28 30 £325 -16.12% 9
Milton Keynes +18 28 £343 +9.60% 7
Oxfordshire 0 27 £424 -15.25% 8
Leeds -11 26 £325 +38.29% 10
Surrey +5 20 £350 +27.27% 13
Cheshire -11 18 £370 +5.71% 4
East Midlands -16 18 £450 +28.57% 10
Sheffield +7 17 £288 +3.60%
Oxford - 17 £455 - 2
Wales +17 16 £350 -4.10% 2
East Sussex +2 16 £430 -4.44% 1
South Wales +13 15 £350 -4.10% 2
Bristol -3 15 £350 +4.47% 7

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 894 (41.03%) SQL
2 730 (33.50%) Finance
3 455 (20.88%) Data Modelling
4 428 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
5 419 (19.23%) Banking
6 413 (18.95%) MS Excel
7 349 (16.02%) Microsoft
8 319 (14.64%) Business Intelligence
9 292 (13.40%) Business Analysis
10 283 (12.99%) Migration
11 282 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
12 264 (12.12%) SQL Server
13 262 (12.02%) Oracle
14 254 (11.66%) ETL
15 239 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 226 (10.37%) Analytics
17 207 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
18 201 (9.22%) Data Management
19 197 (9.04%) Degree
20 196 (8.99%) Data Migration
21 194 (8.90%) Project Management
22 189 (8.67%) MS Office
23 165 (7.57%) SAS
24 163 (7.48%) Data Mapping
25 140 (6.42%) Data Quality
26 139 (6.38%) Validation
27 133 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 132 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
29 126 (5.78%) Investment Banking
30 120 (5.51%) VBA

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 165 (7.57%) SAS
2 61 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 14 (0.64%) ArcGIS
4 13 (0.60%) CMS
5 9 (0.41%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.32%) Apache Pig
7 7 (0.32%) Confluence
8 6 (0.28%) IIS
8 6 (0.28%) LiveCycle
8 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.28%) Lync
9 5 (0.23%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.23%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.18%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 413 (18.95%) MS Excel
2 189 (8.67%) MS Office
3 132 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 92 (4.22%) MS Visio
5 60 (2.75%) MS Project
6 34 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
7 31 (1.42%) SPSS
8 6 (0.28%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.046%) FastStats
9 1 (0.046%) Stata
9 1 (0.046%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 31 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.60%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.32%) Workday HCM
5 7 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.28%) SAP CRM
6 6 (0.28%) Summit
6 6 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.23%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.23%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.18%) SAP Payroll
8 4 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.18%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.19%) Google Analytics
2 18 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (0.23%) SaaS
4 4 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (0.18%) Office 365
5 3 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.14%) Force.com
5 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.092%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.046%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.046%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.046%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.046%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.046%) PaaS
7 1 (0.046%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.01%) Intranet
1 22 (1.01%) Internet
2 10 (0.46%) SMS
3 9 (0.41%) Firewall
4 8 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (0.32%) VPN
5 7 (0.32%) LAN
5 7 (0.32%) WAN
6 6 (0.28%) SAN
6 6 (0.28%) 2G
6 6 (0.28%) 4G
7 5 (0.23%) 3G
7 5 (0.23%) Broadband
7 5 (0.23%) PBX
8 4 (0.18%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.18%) DNS
8 4 (0.18%) Wireless
9 3 (0.14%) Network Security
9 3 (0.14%) VLAN
9 3 (0.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
2 264 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 133 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 112 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 112 (5.14%) Relational Database
5 87 (3.99%) Data Mining
6 80 (3.67%) MS Access
7 78 (3.58%) Big Data
8 75 (3.44%) QlikView
9 71 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 56 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 56 (2.57%) Oracle Database
11 40 (1.84%) RDBMS
12 37 (1.70%) Hadoop
13 33 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (1.42%) Base SAS
15 30 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
15 30 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 28 (1.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 23 (1.06%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 41 (1.88%) JIRA
2 40 (1.84%) ERwin
3 27 (1.24%) Subversion
4 25 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (1.15%) Visual Studio
5 20 (0.92%) Git (software)
5 20 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 17 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
6 17 (0.78%) Toad
7 9 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (0.32%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.18%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (0.18%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.14%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.14%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.14%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.14%) Ant
11 2 (0.092%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.092%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.092%) ClearCase
General
1 730 (33.50%) Finance
2 419 (19.23%) Banking
3 126 (5.78%) Investment Banking
4 99 (4.54%) Retail
5 84 (3.85%) Marketing
6 82 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 51 (2.34%) Legal
8 47 (2.16%) Front Office
9 45 (2.07%) Financial Institution
10 43 (1.97%) Publishing
11 32 (1.47%) Retail Banking
12 24 (1.10%) Law
13 23 (1.06%) Back Office
14 16 (0.73%) Advertising
15 9 (0.41%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.37%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.32%) Private Banking
18 6 (0.28%) Games
18 6 (0.28%) Automotive
18 6 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1360 (62.41%) Analyst
2 609 (27.95%) Data Analyst
3 499 (22.90%) Business Analyst
4 275 (12.62%) Developer
5 130 (5.97%) Architect
6 82 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
7 80 (3.67%) Data Architect
8 77 (3.53%) Consultant
9 65 (2.98%) Data Modeller
10 62 (2.85%) Business Data Analyst
11 58 (2.66%) Technical Analyst
12 57 (2.62%) SQL Developer
13 45 (2.07%) Banking Business Analyst
14 43 (1.97%) Systems Analyst
15 41 (1.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 40 (1.84%) Project Manager
17 36 (1.65%) Report Analyst
18 35 (1.61%) MI Analyst
19 34 (1.56%) SAS Analyst
19 34 (1.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (4.50%) XML
2 62 (2.85%) .NET
3 49 (2.25%) XSLT
4 39 (1.79%) HTML
5 37 (1.70%) Web Services
6 35 (1.61%) CSS
7 32 (1.47%) ASP.NET
8 18 (0.83%) Java EE
9 16 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (0.69%) Middleware
11 14 (0.64%) AngularJS
12 11 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 10 (0.46%) .NET Framework
14 9 (0.41%) JSON
15 8 (0.37%) Ajax
15 8 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
16 7 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (0.32%) jQuery
16 7 (0.32%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 428 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (5.28%) Management Information System
3 95 (4.36%) Data Integration
4 76 (3.49%) Data Structures
5 75 (3.44%) Visualisation
6 74 (3.40%) NHS
7 72 (3.30%) Statistics
8 54 (2.48%) Credit Risk
9 53 (2.43%) Computer Science
10 48 (2.20%) Data Extraction
11 47 (2.16%) Fixed Income
12 45 (2.07%) Derivative
13 43 (1.97%) Reference Data
14 34 (1.56%) Equities
15 33 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 31 (1.42%) Mathematics
17 30 (1.38%) GIS
18 25 (1.15%) User Experience
19 23 (1.06%) Open Source
20 22 (1.01%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 99 (4.54%) UNIX
2 81 (3.72%) Windows
3 18 (0.83%) Windows 7
4 17 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (0.78%) Linux
5 9 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.23%) AIX
8 2 (0.092%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.092%) CentOS
8 2 (0.092%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.046%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.046%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.046%) Android
9 1 (0.046%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.046%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.046%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (20.88%) Data Modelling
2 319 (14.64%) Business Intelligence
3 292 (13.40%) Business Analysis
4 283 (12.99%) Migration
5 254 (11.66%) ETL
6 239 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 226 (10.37%) Analytics
8 207 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
9 201 (9.22%) Data Management
10 196 (8.99%) Data Migration
11 194 (8.90%) Project Management
12 163 (7.48%) Data Mapping
13 139 (6.38%) Validation
14 97 (4.45%) Data Architecture
15 88 (4.04%) CRM
16 87 (3.99%) User Acceptance Testing
16 87 (3.99%) Logical Data Model
17 86 (3.95%) Data Cleansing
18 78 (3.58%) Data Governance
19 76 (3.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 894 (41.03%) SQL
2 120 (5.51%) VBA
3 119 (5.46%) T-SQL
4 102 (4.68%) Java
5 99 (4.54%) PL/SQL
6 62 (2.85%) Python
7 51 (2.34%) C#
8 43 (1.97%) R
9 36 (1.65%) JavaScript
9 36 (1.65%) VB
10 27 (1.24%) Shell Script
10 27 (1.24%) C
11 22 (1.01%) VB.NET
12 21 (0.96%) C++
13 19 (0.87%) MATLAB
14 14 (0.64%) Ruby
14 14 (0.64%) PowerShell
15 13 (0.60%) Perl
16 9 (0.41%) Scala
17 8 (0.37%) REXX
Qualifications
1 197 (9.04%) Degree
2 104 (4.77%) Security Cleared
3 75 (3.44%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 19 (0.87%) ISEB
6 15 (0.69%) CISA
7 14 (0.64%) CISM
8 11 (0.50%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.46%) CISSP
9 10 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.46%) PMP
10 9 (0.41%) PhD
11 7 (0.32%) CRISC
11 7 (0.32%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.32%) MCITP
12 6 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.23%) QiCA
13 5 (0.23%) ACCA
14 4 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (6.42%) Data Quality
2 95 (4.36%) QA
3 36 (1.65%) SLA
4 16 (0.73%) Solvency II
5 13 (0.60%) FATCA
6 9 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.37%) COREP
7 8 (0.37%) EMIR
8 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.28%) COBIT
8 6 (0.28%) FINREP
9 5 (0.23%) CRD IV
9 5 (0.23%) AIFMD
10 4 (0.18%) Basel II
11 3 (0.14%) Basel III
12 2 (0.092%) MiFID
12 2 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.092%) SNOMED CT
13 1 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.046%) UCITS
System Software
1 22 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.18%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.14%) Docker
4 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.092%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.092%) HDFS
6 1 (0.046%) vCloud
6 1 (0.046%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.046%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.046%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
1 15 (0.69%) OVSD
1 15 (0.69%) OpenView
2 7 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (0.14%) SCCM
3 3 (0.14%) OPNET
4 2 (0.092%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.092%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.092%) Nmap
4 2 (0.092%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.092%) Puppet
4 2 (0.092%) Salt
4 2 (0.092%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.046%) Jitterbit
5 1 (0.046%) DBAmp
5 1 (0.046%) Oozie
5 1 (0.046%) WSUS
5 1 (0.046%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.046%) Control-M
5 1 (0.046%) Nagios
Vendors
1 349 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 262 (12.02%) Oracle
3 105 (4.82%) Business Objects
4 94 (4.31%) SAP
5 67 (3.07%) Informatica
6 62 (2.85%) Tableau
7 54 (2.48%) IBM
8 52 (2.39%) Teradata
9 51 (2.34%) Cognos
10 36 (1.65%) HP
11 33 (1.51%) Google
12 30 (1.38%) Netezza
13 29 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
14 21 (0.96%) Pega
14 21 (0.96%) Sybase
14 21 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
15 19 (0.87%) CA
16 18 (0.83%) GoldenSource
17 17 (0.78%) Talend
17 17 (0.78%) VMware
London
Uniqlo UK
Posted: 5 hours ago
United Kingdom
Skillsearch Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Keystream Technology
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £225 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Graham Matthews
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Reed Technology
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £600 - £640 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago