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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 93 101 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 1171 1064 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.10% 1.98% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.64% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 672 696
Average daily rate
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£388 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 24
Average hourly rate £20.61 £22.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.40% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.25 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £48.50 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.81 £22.83 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-13.19% -10.49%

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
42640 40307 34513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.39% 74.95% 73.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 25279 20562
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1247 1176 1030
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.99 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £50.00 £52.50
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 6 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 6 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 6 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 -3 1019 £393 -4.84% 276
London -9 484 £425 -5.55% 130
South East +19 197 £363 +11.53% 30
City of London +3 137 £425 -5.55% 46
Scotland +52 125 £380 +8.57% 12
North West -2 90 £350 +4.08% 25
Yorkshire +20 76 £300 -0.82% 15
Glasgow +33 60 £375 +7.14% 8
West Midlands -1 60 £400 +3.22% 15
Buckinghamshire +30 53 £328 +9.16% 5
South West +10 49 £390 +9.09% 20
Edinburgh +8 45 £400 +22.69% 4
Manchester -5 44 £325 - 17
East of England -19 37 £375 -11.76% 16
South Yorkshire +19 36 £300 +62.16%
West Yorkshire -3 36 £325 +5.26% 12
Hampshire +5 35 £346 -7.66% 3
Bristol +6 28 £360 +2.85% 6
Berkshire -25 28 £400 +3.22% 7
Milton Keynes +20 27 £343 +9.60% 4
Oxfordshire -3 25 £396 +21.92% 3
Leeds -8 21 £325 +38.29% 10
Surrey +6 19 £344 +33.49% 6
East Midlands -23 19 £463 +64.44% 18
Sheffield +8 18 £300 +62.16%
Cheshire -5 18 £374 +1.01% 3
Oxford - 16 £419 -
East Sussex 0 14 £430 -4.44% 1
Birmingham +1 13 £400 +33.33% 3
Wiltshire +18 12 £500 -33.33% 1

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 867 (40.69%) SQL
2 701 (32.90%) Finance
3 444 (20.84%) Data Modelling
4 432 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
5 401 (18.82%) Banking
6 383 (17.97%) MS Excel
7 339 (15.91%) Microsoft
8 318 (14.92%) Business Intelligence
9 286 (13.42%) Data Warehouse
10 280 (13.14%) Migration
10 280 (13.14%) Business Analysis
11 267 (12.53%) Oracle
12 257 (12.06%) ETL
13 243 (11.40%) SQL Server
14 228 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 221 (10.37%) Analytics
16 215 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
17 208 (9.76%) Data Management
18 198 (9.29%) Degree
19 194 (9.10%) Data Migration
19 194 (9.10%) MS Office
20 192 (9.01%) Project Management
21 164 (7.70%) SAS
22 160 (7.51%) Data Mapping
23 144 (6.76%) Data Quality
24 140 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 139 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
26 126 (5.91%) Validation
27 119 (5.58%) Investment Banking
28 116 (5.44%) T-SQL

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 164 (7.70%) SAS
2 57 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 13 (0.61%) CMS
4 12 (0.56%) ArcGIS
5 8 (0.38%) Lync
5 8 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.33%) IIS
6 7 (0.33%) Confluence
7 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.23%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.23%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.23%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.23%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.19%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 383 (17.97%) MS Excel
2 194 (9.10%) MS Office
3 139 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 99 (4.65%) MS Visio
5 67 (3.14%) MS Project
6 38 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
7 30 (1.41%) SPSS
8 6 (0.28%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.094%) FastStats
10 1 (0.047%) Simulink
10 1 (0.047%) Stata
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.047%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 26 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.70%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.33%) SAP CRM
4 7 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.23%) Summit
6 5 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.19%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.19%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.14%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.14%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.14%) Agresso
8 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (0.99%) Google Analytics
2 15 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.23%) SaaS
3 5 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.19%) Office 365
5 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.14%) Force.com
6 2 (0.094%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.094%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.094%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.047%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.047%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.047%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.047%) Taleo
7 1 (0.047%) PaaS
7 1 (0.047%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.94%) Intranet
2 19 (0.89%) Internet
3 11 (0.52%) SMS
4 9 (0.42%) Firewall
5 8 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (0.38%) 2G
5 8 (0.38%) 4G
6 7 (0.33%) 3G
6 7 (0.33%) WAN
6 7 (0.33%) VPN
7 6 (0.28%) LAN
8 5 (0.23%) PBX
8 5 (0.23%) SAN
8 5 (0.23%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.19%) Wireless
10 3 (0.14%) VLAN
10 3 (0.14%) DMZ
10 3 (0.14%) Broadband
11 2 (0.094%) LDAP
11 2 (0.094%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (13.42%) Data Warehouse
2 243 (11.40%) SQL Server
3 140 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 108 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 107 (5.02%) Relational Database
6 83 (3.89%) Data Mining
7 78 (3.66%) MS Access
7 78 (3.66%) QlikView
8 77 (3.61%) Big Data
9 67 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 53 (2.49%) Oracle Database
11 47 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 36 (1.69%) RDBMS
13 34 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
13 34 (1.60%) Hadoop
14 33 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
15 32 (1.50%) Base SAS
16 28 (1.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 23 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 23 (1.08%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 42 (1.97%) JIRA
2 34 (1.60%) ERwin
3 28 (1.31%) Subversion
4 25 (1.17%) Visual Studio
5 24 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 18 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
6 18 (0.84%) Git (software)
7 17 (0.80%) Toad
8 8 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (0.33%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.19%) PowerDesigner
10 4 (0.19%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.14%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.14%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.14%) Ant
12 2 (0.094%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.094%) Rational Rose
12 2 (0.094%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.094%) IntelliJ
General
1 701 (32.90%) Finance
2 401 (18.82%) Banking
3 119 (5.58%) Investment Banking
4 92 (4.32%) Retail
5 86 (4.04%) Marketing
6 84 (3.94%) Telecoms
7 48 (2.25%) Publishing
8 46 (2.16%) Legal
9 45 (2.11%) Financial Institution
10 43 (2.02%) Front Office
11 27 (1.27%) Retail Banking
12 25 (1.17%) Back Office
13 22 (1.03%) Law
14 15 (0.70%) Advertising
15 12 (0.56%) General Ledger
15 12 (0.56%) German Language
16 10 (0.47%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.38%) Private Banking
18 7 (0.33%) Billing
18 7 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1328 (62.32%) Analyst
2 590 (27.69%) Data Analyst
3 487 (22.85%) Business Analyst
4 256 (12.01%) Developer
5 136 (6.38%) Architect
6 86 (4.04%) Data Architect
7 80 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
8 71 (3.33%) Consultant
9 62 (2.91%) Data Modeller
10 60 (2.82%) Business Data Analyst
11 59 (2.77%) Technical Analyst
12 43 (2.02%) SQL Developer
13 41 (1.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 40 (1.88%) Systems Analyst
14 40 (1.88%) Project Manager
15 39 (1.83%) SAS Analyst
16 36 (1.69%) MI Analyst
16 36 (1.69%) Banking Business Analyst
17 35 (1.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 35 (1.64%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (4.36%) XML
2 59 (2.77%) .NET
3 46 (2.16%) XSLT
4 35 (1.64%) HTML
5 32 (1.50%) CSS
6 31 (1.45%) ASP.NET
7 28 (1.31%) Web Services
8 17 (0.80%) Java EE
8 17 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (0.66%) AngularJS
10 13 (0.61%) Middleware
11 11 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 11 (0.52%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
13 9 (0.42%) JSON
14 8 (0.38%) Ajax
15 7 (0.33%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (0.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 432 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (5.35%) Management Information System
3 95 (4.46%) Data Integration
4 79 (3.71%) Data Structures
5 77 (3.61%) NHS
6 70 (3.28%) Statistics
7 64 (3.00%) Visualisation
8 53 (2.49%) Computer Science
9 49 (2.30%) Data Extraction
10 48 (2.25%) Credit Risk
11 46 (2.16%) Derivative
12 45 (2.11%) Fixed Income
13 44 (2.06%) Reference Data
14 36 (1.69%) Equities
15 31 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 31 (1.45%) Mathematics
16 28 (1.31%) GIS
17 21 (0.99%) Mainframe
17 21 (0.99%) User Experience
18 20 (0.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 94 (4.41%) UNIX
2 72 (3.38%) Windows
3 15 (0.70%) Linux
4 13 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.19%) AIX
9 2 (0.094%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.094%) CentOS
10 1 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.047%) Android
10 1 (0.047%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.047%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.047%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.047%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (20.84%) Data Modelling
2 318 (14.92%) Business Intelligence
3 280 (13.14%) Migration
3 280 (13.14%) Business Analysis
4 257 (12.06%) ETL
5 228 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 221 (10.37%) Analytics
7 215 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
8 208 (9.76%) Data Management
9 194 (9.10%) Data Migration
10 192 (9.01%) Project Management
11 160 (7.51%) Data Mapping
12 126 (5.91%) Validation
13 108 (5.07%) Data Architecture
14 92 (4.32%) Data Cleansing
15 89 (4.18%) CRM
16 86 (4.04%) Data Governance
16 86 (4.04%) Logical Data Model
17 75 (3.52%) Change Management
18 72 (3.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 867 (40.69%) SQL
2 116 (5.44%) T-SQL
3 104 (4.88%) VBA
4 96 (4.50%) Java
5 87 (4.08%) PL/SQL
6 61 (2.86%) Python
7 50 (2.35%) C#
8 42 (1.97%) R
9 35 (1.64%) VB
10 34 (1.60%) JavaScript
11 28 (1.31%) C
12 26 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 20 (0.94%) MATLAB
13 20 (0.94%) C++
13 20 (0.94%) VB.NET
14 14 (0.66%) Perl
14 14 (0.66%) Ruby
15 12 (0.56%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.38%) Scala
16 8 (0.38%) REXX
Qualifications
1 198 (9.29%) Degree
2 103 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 77 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 17 (0.80%) ISEB
6 13 (0.61%) CISA
6 13 (0.61%) CISM
7 12 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.52%) PMP
9 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.42%) CISSP
11 7 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.33%) PhD
11 7 (0.33%) MCITP
12 6 (0.28%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.28%) CRISC
13 5 (0.23%) ACCA
13 5 (0.23%) QiCA
14 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (6.76%) Data Quality
2 100 (4.69%) QA
3 31 (1.45%) SLA
4 15 (0.70%) Solvency II
5 11 (0.52%) FATCA
6 10 (0.47%) COREP
7 9 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.33%) EMIR
9 6 (0.28%) COBIT
9 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.28%) FINREP
10 5 (0.23%) AIFMD
11 4 (0.19%) CRD IV
12 3 (0.14%) Basel III
12 3 (0.14%) Basel II
13 2 (0.094%) MiFID
13 2 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.094%) SNOMED CT
14 1 (0.047%) CDISC
14 1 (0.047%) GCP
System Software
1 16 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.14%) Docker
4 2 (0.094%) HDFS
4 2 (0.094%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.047%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.047%) vCloud
5 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 15 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.61%) OpenView
2 13 (0.61%) OVSD
3 7 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.094%) Salt
4 2 (0.094%) Puppet
4 2 (0.094%) OPNET
4 2 (0.094%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.094%) Nmap
4 2 (0.094%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.094%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.047%) Control-M
5 1 (0.047%) Nagios
5 1 (0.047%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.047%) WSUS
5 1 (0.047%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.047%) SCCM
5 1 (0.047%) Oozie
5 1 (0.047%) Jitterbit
5 1 (0.047%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 339 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 267 (12.53%) Oracle
3 105 (4.93%) Business Objects
4 84 (3.94%) SAP
5 66 (3.10%) Informatica
6 60 (2.82%) Tableau
7 57 (2.67%) IBM
8 54 (2.53%) Cognos
9 49 (2.30%) Teradata
10 34 (1.60%) HP
11 31 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
12 28 (1.31%) Netezza
13 27 (1.27%) Google
14 21 (0.99%) Pega
15 19 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
16 18 (0.84%) Sybase
16 18 (0.84%) Talend
17 16 (0.75%) GoldenSource
18 15 (0.70%) Cisco
19 14 (0.66%) Mapinfo
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
UK
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £130 to £150 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £350 per day + (Negotiable)
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Salt
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £210 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £200 - £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
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Bath, Somerset
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