The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 108 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 1008 919 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.85% 1.80% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.46% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 589 697
Average daily rate
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£408 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 37
Average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £12.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £39.70 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40453 37287 40858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.92% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 22615 23509
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1063 1447
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 +12 928 £413 -2.94% 263
London +1 520 £450 -3.74% 115
City of London +9 167 £450 -5.26% 44
South East -5 129 £305 -12.85% 38
Scotland -11 63 £375 +7.14% 12
East of England +12 60 £438 +2.94% 15
North West +15 47 £330 +2.72% 22
West Midlands +12 47 £300 -12.72% 23
South West -23 45 £350 -9.67% 23
Yorkshire +2 42 £400 +26.98% 17
Berkshire +1 34 £313 -3.84% 9
Glasgow -4 33 £375 +36.36% 4
West Yorkshire -2 29 £414 +34.55% 12
East Midlands +11 26 £400 +60.00% 6
Edinburgh -4 26 £363 -12.12% 5
Hampshire +2 22 £271 -28.61% 2
Surrey -6 21 £388 +19.23% 11
Bristol -6 20 £325 +3.17% 6
Cheshire +10 19 £335 +34.00% 9
Halifax +11 18 £425 +70.00% 2
Warwickshire - 18 £300 - 1
Essex +12 16 £294 -
Buckinghamshire -2 15 £250 +31.71% 1
Bedfordshire -9 15 £440 - 3
Suffolk -6 14 £450 +1.12% 2
Manchester -1 13 £325 -2.25% 9
Northamptonshire - 12 £413 - 1
Milton Keynes -2 11 £250 +31.71% 1
Wiltshire -3 11 £388 -11.42% 5
Hertfordshire -3 10 £453 +223.21% 3

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 835 (40.24%) SQL
2 637 (30.70%) Finance
3 391 (18.84%) Banking
4 380 (18.31%) Data Modelling
5 343 (16.53%) MS Excel
6 316 (15.23%) Oracle
7 307 (14.80%) Data Warehouse
8 302 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
9 275 (13.25%) Business Analysis
10 272 (13.11%) Migration
11 256 (12.34%) SQL Server
12 241 (11.61%) Microsoft
13 234 (11.28%) ETL
14 205 (9.88%) Analytics
15 199 (9.59%) Project Management
16 193 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 187 (9.01%) Degree
18 186 (8.96%) Data Management
19 180 (8.67%) Data Migration
20 164 (7.90%) Investment Banking
21 149 (7.18%) SAS
22 139 (6.70%) MS Office
23 137 (6.60%) Relational Database
24 132 (6.36%) Retail
25 129 (6.22%) Management Information System
26 123 (5.93%) VBA
27 122 (5.88%) Data Mapping
28 116 (5.59%) MS PowerPoint
29 111 (5.35%) Oracle Database
30 110 (5.30%) Validation

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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
1 149 (7.18%) SAS
2 61 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 15 (0.72%) WebSphere
4 13 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (0.63%) MQSeries
5 9 (0.43%) WebLogic
5 9 (0.43%) IIS
5 9 (0.43%) ArcGIS
5 9 (0.43%) Apache Pig
6 8 (0.39%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.39%) MS Project Server
7 7 (0.34%) TIBCO EMS
7 7 (0.34%) CMS
8 6 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.24%) Oracle Spatial
9 5 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.19%) LiveCycle
11 3 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 343 (16.53%) MS Excel
2 139 (6.70%) MS Office
3 116 (5.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 85 (4.10%) MS Visio
5 61 (2.94%) MS Project
6 47 (2.27%) SPSS
7 46 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.48%) Casewise Modeler
9 7 (0.34%) FastStats
10 5 (0.24%) PowerPivot
10 5 (0.24%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.096%) Stata
11 2 (0.096%) Gephi
12 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (1.69%) Markit EDM
2 22 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.87%) Google Analytics
4 10 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.48%) SAP SD
4 10 (0.48%) SiteCatalyst
5 9 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.39%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.34%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.34%) WebTrends
7 7 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.29%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.24%) SAP HR
9 5 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.67%) SaaS
1 14 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (0.48%) Force.com
3 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.096%) PaaS
4 2 (0.096%) Heroku
5 1 (0.048%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.048%) Office 365
5 1 (0.048%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.11%) Intranet
2 13 (0.63%) HTTP
3 12 (0.58%) Internet
3 12 (0.58%) Firewall
4 8 (0.39%) FTP
4 8 (0.39%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.34%) SSL
6 6 (0.29%) DNS
7 5 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.24%) 3G
8 4 (0.19%) VPN
8 4 (0.19%) SAN
8 4 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.14%) IPv6
9 3 (0.14%) DHCP
9 3 (0.14%) MPLS
9 3 (0.14%) IPsec
10 2 (0.096%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.096%) NAS
10 2 (0.096%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (14.80%) Data Warehouse
2 256 (12.34%) SQL Server
3 137 (6.60%) Relational Database
4 111 (5.35%) Oracle Database
5 107 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 103 (4.96%) Data Mining
7 98 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 72 (3.47%) MS Access
9 64 (3.08%) QlikView
10 58 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 55 (2.65%) RDBMS
12 50 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 48 (2.31%) Big Data
14 37 (1.78%) Hadoop
15 33 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
16 32 (1.54%) DB2
17 30 (1.45%) Data Mart
18 28 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
19 21 (1.01%) OLAP
20 20 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (1.06%) JIRA
2 18 (0.87%) ERwin
3 13 (0.63%) Toad
4 12 (0.58%) Subversion
4 12 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.34%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.29%) PowerDesigner
9 5 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.24%) ReSharper
9 5 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (0.24%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.19%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.19%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.14%) LSMW
12 2 (0.096%) Maven
12 2 (0.096%) JUnit
General
1 637 (30.70%) Finance
2 391 (18.84%) Banking
3 164 (7.90%) Investment Banking
4 132 (6.36%) Retail
5 106 (5.11%) Marketing
6 63 (3.04%) Telecoms
7 55 (2.65%) Legal
8 51 (2.46%) Back Office
9 44 (2.12%) Retail Banking
10 38 (1.83%) Front Office
11 32 (1.54%) Financial Institution
12 30 (1.45%) Billing
13 26 (1.25%) Manufacturing
14 20 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
15 19 (0.92%) Advertising
16 16 (0.77%) Publishing
17 14 (0.67%) Law
18 13 (0.63%) Private Banking
19 12 (0.58%) Local Government
20 11 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1299 (62.60%) Analyst
2 554 (26.70%) Business Analyst
3 520 (25.06%) Data Analyst
4 228 (10.99%) Developer
5 104 (5.01%) Architect
6 98 (4.72%) Systems Analyst
7 95 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
8 86 (4.14%) Consultant
9 62 (2.99%) Project Manager
10 57 (2.75%) Business Data Analyst
11 47 (2.27%) Information Analyst
12 46 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
13 40 (1.93%) SQL Developer
14 39 (1.88%) MI Analyst
15 38 (1.83%) Senior Business Analyst
16 36 (1.73%) Data Architect
16 36 (1.73%) Technical Business Analyst
16 36 (1.73%) Data Manager
17 35 (1.69%) Data Modeller
18 34 (1.64%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (3.42%) XML
2 60 (2.89%) .NET
3 40 (1.93%) Web Services
4 38 (1.83%) HTML
5 22 (1.06%) XSD
6 21 (1.01%) ASP.NET
7 16 (0.77%) Mason
8 15 (0.72%) J2EE
9 14 (0.67%) CSS
9 14 (0.67%) jQuery
9 14 (0.67%) MDX
10 13 (0.63%) Visualforce
11 12 (0.58%) MapReduce
12 11 (0.53%) XSLT
13 9 (0.43%) SOAP
14 8 (0.39%) XML Schema
14 8 (0.39%) REST
15 7 (0.34%) FpML
16 6 (0.29%) Middleware
16 6 (0.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 129 (6.22%) Management Information System
2 78 (3.76%) Statistics
3 72 (3.47%) Derivative
4 58 (2.80%) Visualisation
5 55 (2.65%) NHS
6 51 (2.46%) Data Integration
7 45 (2.17%) Equities
8 44 (2.12%) Data Extraction
9 43 (2.07%) Reference Data
10 39 (1.88%) Credit Risk
10 39 (1.88%) Mathematics
11 37 (1.78%) Fixed Income
12 34 (1.64%) GIS
13 31 (1.49%) Computer Science
14 28 (1.35%) Mainframe
15 27 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 23 (1.11%) Market Risk
17 21 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
18 15 (0.72%) Economics
19 13 (0.63%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 68 (3.28%) UNIX
2 59 (2.84%) Windows
3 43 (2.07%) Linux
4 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.24%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.19%) SUSE
6 4 (0.19%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.19%) Solaris
6 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.14%) CentOS
7 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.096%) Android
8 2 (0.096%) AIX
8 2 (0.096%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.048%) VMS
9 1 (0.048%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (18.31%) Data Modelling
2 302 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
3 275 (13.25%) Business Analysis
4 272 (13.11%) Migration
5 234 (11.28%) ETL
6 205 (9.88%) Analytics
7 199 (9.59%) Project Management
8 193 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 186 (8.96%) Data Management
10 180 (8.67%) Data Migration
11 122 (5.88%) Data Mapping
12 110 (5.30%) Validation
13 107 (5.16%) Data Cleansing
14 100 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 95 (4.58%) Asset Management
16 93 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
17 89 (4.29%) UML
18 88 (4.24%) CRM
19 80 (3.86%) Risk Management
20 77 (3.71%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 835 (40.24%) SQL
2 123 (5.93%) VBA
3 96 (4.63%) T-SQL
4 81 (3.90%) PL/SQL
5 80 (3.86%) Java
6 40 (1.93%) C#
7 33 (1.59%) Python
8 30 (1.45%) VB
9 29 (1.40%) JavaScript
10 26 (1.25%) Shell Script
11 22 (1.06%) R
12 21 (1.01%) Perl
13 13 (0.63%) Apex Code
14 12 (0.58%) C++
15 10 (0.48%) MATLAB
15 10 (0.48%) C
15 10 (0.48%) Scala
16 9 (0.43%) PHP
17 6 (0.29%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 187 (9.01%) Degree
2 74 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 48 (2.31%) ISEB
4 44 (2.12%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.87%) PhD
6 13 (0.63%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.58%) CISA
8 11 (0.53%) IIBA
9 10 (0.48%) CISSP
10 9 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.43%) CISM
11 8 (0.39%) CIMA
11 8 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.39%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.34%) HNC
12 7 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.34%) ACCA
13 6 (0.29%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 94 (4.53%) QA
3 16 (0.77%) SLA
3 16 (0.77%) Basel III
4 12 (0.58%) EMIR
5 10 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
5 10 (0.48%) COREP
5 10 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.43%) FINREP
6 9 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.39%) Basel II
7 8 (0.39%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.19%) TickIT
9 3 (0.14%) COBIT
10 1 (0.048%) MiFID
10 1 (0.048%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.048%) FATCA
10 1 (0.048%) P3O
10 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.29%) RACF
4 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.14%) vSphere
5 2 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.048%) IAG
6 1 (0.048%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 13 (0.63%) Control-M
2 6 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.29%) Puppet
3 4 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.19%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.19%) SCCM
4 3 (0.14%) SCOM
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.14%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.14%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.096%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.048%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.048%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.048%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.048%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 316 (15.23%) Oracle
2 241 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 100 (4.82%) Business Objects
4 91 (4.39%) SAP
5 62 (2.99%) Informatica
6 56 (2.70%) Tableau
7 46 (2.22%) Teradata
8 35 (1.69%) Cognos
9 32 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (1.20%) Google
11 21 (1.01%) VMware
12 20 (0.96%) Casewise
12 20 (0.96%) Sybase
12 20 (0.96%) IBM
13 17 (0.82%) Adobe
14 15 (0.72%) Trillium
14 15 (0.72%) GoldenSource
15 14 (0.67%) Ab Initio
15 14 (0.67%) Hyperion
16 13 (0.63%) TIBCO
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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City, London
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