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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 111 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 1124 1038 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.92% 1.86% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.44% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 659 557
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 30
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.25 £18.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +28.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.13 £64.75 £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +67.74%

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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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
England -2 1012 £413 +1.47% 293
London -4 514 £425 -2.85% 131
South East +6 165 £411 +17.50% 40
City of London +3 122 £438 -2.77% 35
North West +4 93 £370 +3.13% 35
Scotland +4 72 £388 +10.71% 10
Yorkshire -11 65 £375 -3.22% 15
South West 0 59 £379 +3.41% 25
West Yorkshire -8 55 £375 -9.63% 12
West Midlands +18 53 £375 +15.38% 24
Leeds +4 39 £410 +37.81% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 38 £285 +16.32% 4
Edinburgh +1 36 £413 +10.00% 6
Oxfordshire +11 35 £450 +47.54% 5
Manchester +2 33 £363 +7.40% 23
Glasgow +3 31 £338 +5.46% 4
Milton Keynes +9 29 £285 +16.32% 2
Berkshire -1 27 £338 -20.58% 10
Bristol -5 25 £350 -6.66% 14
East of England -44 24 £375 -7.97% 12
Oxford +3 23 £450 +47.54% 3
East Midlands -18 22 £450 +16.12% 10
Hampshire -5 20 £394 +44.49% 9
Wiltshire +6 18 £413 +6.45% 3
East Sussex +13 17 £525 +31.25% 2
Merseyside +8 17 £155 -
Brighton +13 16 £525 - 2
Swindon +1 16 £413 +6.45% 2
Kent +12 15 £250 -7.40%
Lancashire -11 15 £375 -10.71% 7

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 896 (40.40%) SQL
2 806 (36.34%) Finance
3 458 (20.65%) Banking
4 445 (20.06%) MS Excel
5 439 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
6 387 (17.45%) Data Modelling
7 378 (17.04%) Microsoft
8 344 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
9 321 (14.47%) Business Analysis
10 319 (14.38%) Data Warehouse
11 310 (13.98%) SQL Server
12 304 (13.71%) Migration
13 258 (11.63%) ETL
14 242 (10.91%) Oracle
15 235 (10.60%) Project Management
16 230 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
16 230 (10.37%) Analytics
17 229 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
18 207 (9.33%) Data Migration
19 205 (9.24%) MS Office
20 190 (8.57%) Degree
21 158 (7.12%) Validation
22 155 (6.99%) MS PowerPoint
23 154 (6.94%) Data Management
24 151 (6.81%) SAS
25 138 (6.22%) Data Mapping
25 138 (6.22%) Data Quality
26 137 (6.18%) Investment Banking
27 135 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 126 (5.68%) T-SQL

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 151 (6.81%) SAS
2 89 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 14 (0.63%) ArcGIS
4 13 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (0.50%) Apache Pig
6 10 (0.45%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.32%) Node.js
9 7 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.23%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.23%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.23%) CMS
10 5 (0.23%) PowerExchange
11 4 (0.18%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.14%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.14%) ArcSDE
12 3 (0.14%) IIS
Applications
1 445 (20.06%) MS Excel
2 205 (9.24%) MS Office
3 155 (6.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 104 (4.69%) MS Visio
5 41 (1.85%) MS Project
6 35 (1.58%) SPSS
7 34 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.32%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.27%) Open Workbench
10 5 (0.23%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.18%) FastStats
12 1 (0.045%) Stata
12 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 46 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.50%) Workday HCM
4 10 (0.45%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.36%) thinkFolio
5 8 (0.36%) SAP HR
6 7 (0.32%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.27%) Agresso
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.23%) SAP Payroll
8 5 (0.23%) LatentZero
8 5 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle AGIS
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.18%) SAP HCM
9 4 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.26%) Google Analytics
2 20 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
4 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.23%) SaaS
5 5 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.18%) Office 365
7 3 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.14%) Force.com
7 3 (0.14%) PaaS
7 3 (0.14%) Veeva
7 3 (0.14%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.045%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.40%) Intranet
2 27 (1.22%) Internet
3 16 (0.72%) Firewall
4 10 (0.45%) Broadband
4 10 (0.45%) LAN
4 10 (0.45%) WAN
5 9 (0.41%) Network Security
6 7 (0.32%) DNS
6 7 (0.32%) ATM
7 6 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.27%) VPN
8 5 (0.23%) SAN
9 4 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.18%) Wireless
10 3 (0.14%) HTTP
11 2 (0.090%) LDAP
11 2 (0.090%) GSM
11 2 (0.090%) SMS
11 2 (0.090%) UMTS
11 2 (0.090%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (14.38%) Data Warehouse
2 310 (13.98%) SQL Server
3 135 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 124 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 123 (5.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 108 (4.87%) BusinessObjects
7 84 (3.79%) MS Access
8 82 (3.70%) Data Mining
8 82 (3.70%) QlikView
9 81 (3.65%) Big Data
10 74 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 70 (3.16%) Oracle Database
12 57 (2.57%) Hadoop
13 51 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
14 46 (2.07%) RDBMS
15 33 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 30 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
17 27 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
17 27 (1.22%) DataStage
18 26 (1.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (1.71%) ERwin
2 36 (1.62%) JIRA
3 28 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 16 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
5 13 (0.59%) Git (software)
5 13 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.45%) Toad
7 10 (0.45%) Subversion
8 9 (0.41%) Selenium
9 8 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (0.32%) Axure RP
10 7 (0.32%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.27%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.14%) Rational Rose
12 3 (0.14%) Ant
12 3 (0.14%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.14%) PowerDesigner
13 2 (0.090%) Hudson
General
1 806 (36.34%) Finance
2 458 (20.65%) Banking
3 137 (6.18%) Investment Banking
4 97 (4.37%) Retail
5 79 (3.56%) Marketing
6 65 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 60 (2.71%) Legal
8 41 (1.85%) Back Office
9 35 (1.58%) Retail Banking
10 31 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 29 (1.31%) Front Office
12 23 (1.04%) Publishing
13 22 (0.99%) Law
14 18 (0.81%) General Ledger
15 14 (0.63%) Advertising
16 10 (0.45%) Billing
17 9 (0.41%) Manufacturing
18 8 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
19 7 (0.32%) Local Government
19 7 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1359 (61.27%) Analyst
2 599 (27.01%) Data Analyst
3 572 (25.79%) Business Analyst
4 269 (12.13%) Developer
5 122 (5.50%) Architect
6 81 (3.65%) Project Manager
7 76 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
8 75 (3.38%) Consultant
9 68 (3.07%) Data Architect
10 67 (3.02%) Banking Business Analyst
11 60 (2.71%) Business Data Analyst
12 56 (2.52%) Systems Analyst
13 55 (2.48%) SQL Developer
14 41 (1.85%) MI Analyst
15 39 (1.76%) Report Analyst
16 37 (1.67%) Data Modeller
16 37 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 36 (1.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 34 (1.53%) SAS Analyst
18 34 (1.53%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (2.43%) XML
2 51 (2.30%) .NET
3 36 (1.62%) HTML
4 30 (1.35%) Web Services
5 29 (1.31%) CSS
6 22 (0.99%) ASP.NET
7 18 (0.81%) AngularJS
8 17 (0.77%) jQuery
9 16 (0.72%) Middleware
10 14 (0.63%) XSLT
10 14 (0.63%) MDX
11 10 (0.45%) J2EE
12 8 (0.36%) FpML
13 7 (0.32%) Ajax
13 7 (0.32%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (0.27%) WPF
15 5 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
15 5 (0.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 439 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (4.91%) Management Information System
3 86 (3.88%) Data Integration
4 73 (3.29%) Visualisation
5 72 (3.25%) NHS
6 69 (3.11%) Statistics
7 61 (2.75%) Data Structures
8 59 (2.66%) Data Extraction
9 55 (2.48%) Credit Risk
10 51 (2.30%) Derivative
11 45 (2.03%) Computer Science
12 44 (1.98%) Reference Data
13 40 (1.80%) Fixed Income
14 38 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 36 (1.62%) GIS
16 35 (1.58%) CMDB
16 35 (1.58%) User Experience
17 31 (1.40%) Mathematics
18 27 (1.22%) Equities
19 22 (0.99%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 94 (4.24%) Windows
2 90 (4.06%) UNIX
3 42 (1.89%) Linux
4 29 (1.31%) Windows 7
5 16 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (0.50%) AIX
7 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.090%) CentOS
10 2 (0.090%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.090%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.045%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.045%) zOS
11 1 (0.045%) SUSE
11 1 (0.045%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (17.45%) Data Modelling
2 344 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
3 321 (14.47%) Business Analysis
4 304 (13.71%) Migration
5 258 (11.63%) ETL
6 235 (10.60%) Project Management
7 230 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
7 230 (10.37%) Analytics
8 229 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 207 (9.33%) Data Migration
10 158 (7.12%) Validation
11 154 (6.94%) Data Management
12 138 (6.22%) Data Mapping
13 122 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 101 (4.55%) CRM
15 85 (3.83%) ITIL
16 82 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
17 80 (3.61%) SDLC
18 72 (3.25%) Data Architecture
19 70 (3.16%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 896 (40.40%) SQL
2 126 (5.68%) T-SQL
3 122 (5.50%) VBA
4 78 (3.52%) PL/SQL
5 75 (3.38%) Java
6 67 (3.02%) Python
7 56 (2.52%) R
8 46 (2.07%) C#
9 39 (1.76%) VB
10 37 (1.67%) JavaScript
11 25 (1.13%) C
12 24 (1.08%) Shell Script
13 23 (1.04%) C++
14 22 (0.99%) Perl
15 13 (0.59%) PowerShell
16 11 (0.50%) MATLAB
17 9 (0.41%) Scala
17 9 (0.41%) PHP
18 8 (0.36%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 190 (8.57%) Degree
2 105 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 64 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.49%) ISEB
5 25 (1.13%) CISM
5 25 (1.13%) DV Cleared
6 23 (1.04%) CISA
7 22 (0.99%) CISSP
8 17 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 17 (0.77%) CRISC
9 16 (0.72%) PMP
10 13 (0.59%) PhD
11 11 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
12 9 (0.41%) MCITP
13 8 (0.36%) CFA
13 8 (0.36%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (6.22%) Data Quality
2 72 (3.25%) QA
3 40 (1.80%) SLA
4 16 (0.72%) Solvency II
5 13 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.59%) COBIT
6 11 (0.50%) EMIR
7 10 (0.45%) COREP
8 8 (0.36%) CRD IV
8 8 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.32%) MiFID
9 7 (0.32%) FATCA
10 6 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.23%) Basel II
11 5 (0.23%) AIFMD
12 4 (0.18%) Basel III
13 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.14%) FINREP
14 1 (0.045%) UCITS
System Software
1 33 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.36%) HDFS
5 6 (0.27%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.14%) Docker
7 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.045%) Samba
8 1 (0.045%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.045%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.045%) vCloud
8 1 (0.045%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 16 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.23%) OpenView
2 5 (0.23%) OVSD
2 5 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (0.18%) OPNET
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.14%) Puppet
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (0.090%) Salt
5 2 (0.090%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.090%) SCCM
6 1 (0.045%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.045%) WSUS
6 1 (0.045%) Oozie
6 1 (0.045%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.045%) Control-M
6 1 (0.045%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.045%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.045%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 378 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 242 (10.91%) Oracle
3 110 (4.96%) SAP
4 64 (2.89%) Informatica
5 56 (2.52%) Teradata
6 52 (2.34%) IBM
6 52 (2.34%) Tableau
7 42 (1.89%) Cognos
8 37 (1.67%) Google
9 24 (1.08%) Sybase
10 22 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (0.99%) VMware
11 21 (0.95%) HP
12 19 (0.86%) Adobe
13 17 (0.77%) Cisco
13 17 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
13 17 (0.77%) CA
14 16 (0.72%) Ab Initio
14 16 (0.72%) GoldenSource
14 16 (0.72%) Talend
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