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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 106 123 94
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 1062 891 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.85% 1.71% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.31% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 552 759
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 30
Average hourly rate £21.62 £18.80 £16.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £40.60 £50.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -

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
42685 38525 41504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.19% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26682 23752 24020
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1101 1519
Average hourly rate £23.83 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 +16 981 £400 - 298
London +26 530 £434 -3.61% 125
City of London +13 140 £450 -5.26% 46
South East -4 135 £350 +7.69% 49
East of England +18 82 £394 -7.35% 15
South West -1 60 £366 +15.81% 26
Scotland -3 59 £375 +17.64% 10
North West +9 52 £388 +16.54% 17
Yorkshire +16 49 £375 +7.14% 24
West Midlands -6 42 £325 -13.33% 26
Glasgow +2 39 £320 +16.36% 4
West Yorkshire +1 33 £385 +14.07% 17
Berkshire -26 31 £400 +33.33% 6
Bristol -4 27 £400 +52.38% 10
Hampshire +2 26 £335 +17.54% 14
Hertfordshire -3 25 £371 +132.03% 3
Cheshire +19 22 £400 +6.66% 6
Bedfordshire +4 22 £400 - 5
East Midlands +15 21 £375 +50.00% 10
Edinburgh +5 20 £388 +3.33% 6
Halifax +5 18 £425 +6.25% 3
Surrey 0 18 £388 -1.27% 9
Reading -8 18 £400 +29.03% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 17 £245 - 8
Wiltshire +2 16 £388 +9.15% 1
Suffolk +3 15 £475 +3.76% 1
Lancashire -7 14 £423 - 1
Wales -21 14 £325 +8.33% 7
South Yorkshire +19 13 £363 +51.04% 7
Cambridgeshire +15 13 £250 -33.33% 5

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 804 (39.63%) SQL
2 632 (31.15%) Finance
3 350 (17.25%) MS Excel
4 342 (16.86%) Data Modelling
5 340 (16.76%) Banking
6 309 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
7 306 (15.08%) Oracle
8 279 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
9 272 (13.41%) Business Analysis
10 270 (13.31%) Migration
11 266 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
12 265 (13.06%) Microsoft
13 257 (12.67%) SQL Server
14 214 (10.55%) ETL
15 199 (9.81%) Project Management
16 191 (9.41%) Analytics
17 190 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
18 188 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
19 183 (9.02%) Data Migration
20 161 (7.93%) SAS
21 160 (7.89%) Degree
22 156 (7.69%) Data Management
22 156 (7.69%) Investment Banking
23 132 (6.51%) Data Mapping
24 129 (6.36%) MS Office
25 117 (5.77%) Management Information System
26 116 (5.72%) VBA
26 116 (5.72%) Marketing
26 116 (5.72%) MS PowerPoint
27 115 (5.67%) Relational Database

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 161 (7.93%) SAS
2 69 (3.40%) SharePoint
3 16 (0.79%) CMS
3 16 (0.79%) WebSphere
4 13 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (0.64%) MQSeries
5 12 (0.59%) WebLogic
5 12 (0.59%) ArcGIS
6 9 (0.44%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.30%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
8 5 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.25%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.25%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.20%) IIS
9 4 (0.20%) CICS
9 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.15%) Node.js
10 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 350 (17.25%) MS Excel
2 129 (6.36%) MS Office
3 116 (5.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 75 (3.70%) MS Visio
5 61 (3.01%) MS Project
6 51 (2.51%) SPSS
7 44 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.39%) FastStats
9 5 (0.25%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.25%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.099%) Stata
10 2 (0.099%) Gephi
11 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.049%) Casewise Modeler
11 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (1.58%) Markit EDM
2 22 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.84%) Google Analytics
4 12 (0.59%) SiteCatalyst
5 10 (0.49%) SAP HR
6 9 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.34%) SAP SD
9 6 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.30%) WebTrends
9 6 (0.30%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.25%) SAP GRC
10 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.20%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.64%) SaaS
2 9 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.44%) Force.com
3 3 (0.15%) PaaS
3 3 (0.15%) Office 365
4 2 (0.099%) Heroku
4 2 (0.099%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.099%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.049%) IaaS
5 1 (0.049%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.84%) Intranet
2 10 (0.49%) Firewall
2 10 (0.49%) HTTP
2 10 (0.49%) SSL
3 9 (0.44%) PBX
3 9 (0.44%) Internet
4 8 (0.39%) 3G
5 7 (0.34%) FTP
6 6 (0.30%) VPN
7 5 (0.25%) DNS
7 5 (0.25%) 2G
8 4 (0.20%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.20%) LTE
8 4 (0.20%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.15%) MVNO
9 3 (0.15%) IPsec
9 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.15%) UMTS
9 3 (0.15%) GSM
9 3 (0.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
2 257 (12.67%) SQL Server
3 115 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 114 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 112 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 105 (5.17%) Data Mining
7 97 (4.78%) Oracle Database
8 74 (3.65%) MS Access
9 69 (3.40%) QlikView
10 65 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 54 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 48 (2.37%) Big Data
13 43 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
14 37 (1.82%) Data Mart
15 35 (1.72%) DB2
16 32 (1.58%) RDBMS
17 31 (1.53%) Hadoop
18 29 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
19 28 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
20 21 (1.03%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (1.03%) Toad
2 19 (0.94%) ERwin
3 13 (0.64%) JIRA
4 12 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.44%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.39%) Subversion
8 7 (0.34%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.25%) PowerDesigner
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.20%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.099%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.099%) Rational Rose
12 2 (0.099%) JUnit
12 2 (0.099%) LSMW
12 2 (0.099%) Maven
13 1 (0.049%) Lombardi
General
1 632 (31.15%) Finance
2 340 (16.76%) Banking
3 156 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 116 (5.72%) Marketing
5 111 (5.47%) Retail
6 69 (3.40%) Telecoms
7 49 (2.41%) Front Office
8 45 (2.22%) Back Office
9 44 (2.17%) Legal
10 40 (1.97%) Financial Institution
11 30 (1.48%) Retail Banking
12 27 (1.33%) Manufacturing
13 21 (1.03%) Billing
14 20 (0.99%) Publishing
14 20 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.74%) Local Government
16 14 (0.69%) Advertising
17 12 (0.59%) Law
17 12 (0.59%) Private Banking
18 9 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1287 (63.43%) Analyst
2 546 (26.91%) Business Analyst
3 545 (26.86%) Data Analyst
4 243 (11.98%) Developer
5 95 (4.68%) Architect
6 84 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
7 75 (3.70%) Consultant
8 71 (3.50%) Project Manager
9 65 (3.20%) Systems Analyst
10 62 (3.06%) Business Data Analyst
11 49 (2.41%) Technical Analyst
11 49 (2.41%) MI Analyst
12 40 (1.97%) Data Architect
13 38 (1.87%) Technical Business Analyst
14 37 (1.82%) Senior Business Analyst
15 36 (1.77%) SQL Developer
16 32 (1.58%) Information Analyst
16 32 (1.58%) Data Modeller
17 29 (1.43%) Data Manager
18 28 (1.38%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (3.20%) XML
2 40 (1.97%) .NET
3 26 (1.28%) HTML
4 17 (0.84%) Web Services
4 17 (0.84%) MDX
5 16 (0.79%) J2EE
6 15 (0.74%) XSD
7 14 (0.69%) FpML
8 12 (0.59%) Mason
9 10 (0.49%) CSS
9 10 (0.49%) SOAP
10 9 (0.44%) REST
10 9 (0.44%) Visualforce
10 9 (0.44%) jQuery
11 8 (0.39%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.34%) XSLT
12 7 (0.34%) JMS
12 7 (0.34%) WSDL
13 5 (0.25%) Middleware
13 5 (0.25%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 309 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 79 (3.89%) Statistics
4 68 (3.35%) Derivative
5 64 (3.15%) Data Integration
6 52 (2.56%) Visualisation
7 50 (2.46%) Fixed Income
8 46 (2.27%) NHS
9 43 (2.12%) Equities
10 41 (2.02%) Reference Data
11 39 (1.92%) Mathematics
12 36 (1.77%) User Experience
13 34 (1.68%) Credit Risk
13 34 (1.68%) Data Extraction
14 31 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 27 (1.33%) Mainframe
16 26 (1.28%) Computer Science
17 25 (1.23%) GIS
18 22 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
19 21 (1.03%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 82 (4.04%) UNIX
2 56 (2.76%) Windows
3 51 (2.51%) Linux
4 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.20%) SUSE
7 4 (0.20%) Solaris
7 4 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.15%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.099%) CentOS
9 2 (0.099%) Android
9 2 (0.099%) AIX
9 2 (0.099%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.049%) VMS
10 1 (0.049%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.049%) zOS
10 1 (0.049%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (16.86%) Data Modelling
2 272 (13.41%) Business Analysis
3 270 (13.31%) Migration
4 266 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
5 214 (10.55%) ETL
6 199 (9.81%) Project Management
7 191 (9.41%) Analytics
8 190 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
9 188 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 183 (9.02%) Data Migration
11 156 (7.69%) Data Management
12 132 (6.51%) Data Mapping
13 106 (5.22%) Data Cleansing
14 97 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
15 93 (4.58%) Validation
16 83 (4.09%) CRM
17 81 (3.99%) Risk Management
18 69 (3.40%) Asset Management
19 67 (3.30%) UML
20 64 (3.15%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 804 (39.63%) SQL
2 116 (5.72%) VBA
3 101 (4.98%) T-SQL
4 80 (3.94%) PL/SQL
4 80 (3.94%) Java
5 40 (1.97%) Python
6 37 (1.82%) VB
7 35 (1.72%) C#
8 31 (1.53%) JavaScript
9 30 (1.48%) Shell Script
10 27 (1.33%) Perl
11 21 (1.03%) C++
11 21 (1.03%) C
12 20 (0.99%) R
13 10 (0.49%) PHP
14 9 (0.44%) Apex Code
15 7 (0.34%) MATLAB
15 7 (0.34%) Scala
16 5 (0.25%) COBOL
16 5 (0.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 160 (7.89%) Degree
2 84 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 49 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 31 (1.53%) ISEB
5 13 (0.64%) PhD
6 10 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.49%) PMI Certification
6 10 (0.49%) CISA
7 9 (0.44%) CISSP
7 9 (0.44%) MCSE
7 9 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
7 9 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (0.39%) CISM
8 8 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.34%) ACCA
9 7 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.34%) IIBA
10 6 (0.30%) CBAP
10 6 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.63%) QA
2 85 (4.19%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.69%) EMIR
4 13 (0.64%) SLA
5 10 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.30%) Basel II
8 6 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.25%) Basel III
10 3 (0.15%) COREP
10 3 (0.15%) COBIT
10 3 (0.15%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.099%) MiFID
11 2 (0.099%) FINREP
11 2 (0.099%) UCITS
11 2 (0.099%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.099%) FATCA
12 1 (0.049%) CDISC
12 1 (0.049%) DO-160
System Software
1 12 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.30%) RACF
4 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.099%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.099%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.099%) vSphere
6 1 (0.049%) IAG
6 1 (0.049%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (0.25%) Control-M
1 5 (0.25%) Tivoli
1 5 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
2 4 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.20%) Puppet
2 4 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.15%) SCCM
3 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.099%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.099%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.099%) SCOM
4 2 (0.099%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.049%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.049%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.049%) Ansible
Vendors
1 306 (15.08%) Oracle
2 265 (13.06%) Microsoft
3 99 (4.88%) SAP
4 93 (4.58%) Business Objects
5 62 (3.06%) Tableau
6 50 (2.46%) Teradata
7 49 (2.41%) Informatica
8 34 (1.68%) Cognos
9 31 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.18%) Google
11 23 (1.13%) IBM
12 21 (1.03%) Sybase
13 16 (0.79%) Trillium
14 14 (0.69%) Adobe
14 14 (0.69%) Bloomberg
15 13 (0.64%) VMware
15 13 (0.64%) Casewise
15 13 (0.64%) Omniture
16 12 (0.59%) Charles River
16 12 (0.59%) ESRI
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Energon Global
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £200 to £350 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £360.00 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Nicoll Curtin
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £1.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Rate: £8 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Annum possibly more for the right candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £340 - £375 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: £400
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago