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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 112 117 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 1031 926 1132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.82% 1.76% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.40% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 563 725
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £572 £597
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 31 29
Average hourly rate £24.25 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.63% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £41.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +11.11%

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
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +6 946 £413 +3.12% 291
London +23 507 £450 - 121
South East -25 134 £345 -1.42% 54
City of London 0 130 £450 - 56
East of England +10 70 £403 -5.29% 18
Scotland -3 59 £350 +21.73% 8
South West -11 55 £366 +12.69% 24
Yorkshire +5 49 £388 +26.01% 19
North West +1 47 £350 +5.26% 26
West Midlands +4 43 £325 -16.12% 19
Glasgow -3 36 £320 +16.36% 3
West Yorkshire -3 35 £415 +34.95% 16
East Midlands +20 31 £388 +55.00% 9
Berkshire -21 29 £400 +31.14% 6
Surrey -1 24 £356 -5.00% 12
Bristol -8 24 £388 +34.78% 9
Hampshire -6 22 £275 -21.42% 13
Cheshire +10 21 £400 +26.48% 5
Halifax +10 21 £425 +30.76% 3
Edinburgh -1 21 £375 - 4
Bedfordshire -2 21 £401 - 4
Hertfordshire -5 18 £371 +132.03% 6
Buckinghamshire -1 17 £241 -1.53% 12
Wiltshire -2 16 £388 +70.32% 1
Reading -15 14 £425 +37.09% 1
Wales -16 13 £325 +13.04% 9
South Yorkshire +15 12 £375 +11.11% 3
Northamptonshire +10 12 £413 +106.25% 3
Swindon +2 12 £388 +70.32%
Milton Keynes +2 12 £241 +26.97% 8

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 805 (39.99%) SQL
2 639 (31.74%) Finance
3 357 (17.73%) Banking
4 346 (17.19%) MS Excel
5 343 (17.04%) Data Modelling
6 306 (15.20%) Oracle
7 281 (13.96%) Data Warehouse
8 280 (13.91%) Migration
9 270 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
10 269 (13.36%) Business Analysis
11 250 (12.42%) SQL Server
12 246 (12.22%) Microsoft
13 224 (11.13%) ETL
14 190 (9.44%) Project Management
15 189 (9.39%) Data Migration
16 187 (9.29%) Analytics
17 186 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
18 170 (8.45%) Data Management
19 168 (8.35%) Degree
20 151 (7.50%) Investment Banking
21 149 (7.40%) SAS
22 133 (6.61%) MS Office
23 125 (6.21%) Retail
24 123 (6.11%) Data Mapping
25 122 (6.06%) VBA
26 116 (5.76%) Management Information System
27 115 (5.71%) Marketing
28 114 (5.66%) Relational Database
29 113 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
30 110 (5.46%) MS PowerPoint

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.40%) SAS
2 60 (2.98%) SharePoint
3 17 (0.84%) WebSphere
4 15 (0.75%) ArcGIS
4 15 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (0.65%) MQSeries
6 11 (0.55%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.40%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.35%) IIS
8 7 (0.35%) CMS
9 6 (0.30%) MS Project Server
10 5 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.25%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
10 5 (0.25%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.20%) CICS
12 3 (0.15%) Apache
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 346 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 133 (6.61%) MS Office
3 110 (5.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 76 (3.78%) MS Visio
5 63 (3.13%) MS Project
6 52 (2.58%) SPSS
7 47 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.40%) FastStats
9 5 (0.25%) Mathematica
9 5 (0.25%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.20%) Casewise Modeler
11 2 (0.099%) Gephi
11 2 (0.099%) Stata
12 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 31 (1.54%) Markit EDM
2 21 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.84%) Google Analytics
4 12 (0.60%) SiteCatalyst
5 9 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.35%) SAP SD
6 7 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.30%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.30%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.30%) WebTrends
7 6 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.25%) SAP GRC
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.20%) Workday HCM
9 4 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.20%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.65%) SaaS
2 11 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.50%) Force.com
4 2 (0.099%) Heroku
4 2 (0.099%) Office 365
4 2 (0.099%) PaaS
4 2 (0.099%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.050%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.050%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.04%) Intranet
2 13 (0.65%) Internet
3 11 (0.55%) Firewall
4 10 (0.50%) SSL
4 10 (0.50%) HTTP
5 8 (0.40%) 3G
6 7 (0.35%) FTP
7 6 (0.30%) DNS
7 6 (0.30%) VPN
8 4 (0.20%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (0.20%) 2G
8 4 (0.20%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.15%) DHCP
9 3 (0.15%) Broadband
9 3 (0.15%) GSM
9 3 (0.15%) UMTS
9 3 (0.15%) MPLS
9 3 (0.15%) IPsec
9 3 (0.15%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (13.96%) Data Warehouse
2 250 (12.42%) SQL Server
3 114 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 113 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 106 (5.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 104 (5.17%) Data Mining
7 103 (5.12%) Oracle Database
8 81 (4.02%) MS Access
9 70 (3.48%) QlikView
10 60 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 49 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 42 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
12 42 (2.09%) Big Data
13 41 (2.04%) RDBMS
14 36 (1.79%) Data Mart
15 32 (1.59%) DB2
16 29 (1.44%) Hadoop
17 27 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
18 24 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
19 21 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (0.94%) ERwin
2 18 (0.89%) Toad
3 16 (0.79%) JIRA
4 12 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (0.45%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.40%) Subversion
6 8 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.25%) PowerDesigner
8 5 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.25%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.15%) LSMW
11 2 (0.099%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.099%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.099%) Maven
11 2 (0.099%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.099%) JUnit
General
1 639 (31.74%) Finance
2 357 (17.73%) Banking
3 151 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 125 (6.21%) Retail
5 115 (5.71%) Marketing
6 63 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 47 (2.33%) Back Office
8 46 (2.29%) Front Office
9 45 (2.24%) Legal
10 38 (1.89%) Retail Banking
11 35 (1.74%) Financial Institution
12 28 (1.39%) Manufacturing
13 24 (1.19%) Billing
14 22 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
15 18 (0.89%) Publishing
16 16 (0.79%) Advertising
17 14 (0.70%) Law
18 12 (0.60%) Private Banking
19 11 (0.55%) Local Government
20 9 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1283 (63.74%) Analyst
2 549 (27.27%) Data Analyst
3 547 (27.17%) Business Analyst
4 235 (11.67%) Developer
5 87 (4.32%) Architect
6 84 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
7 81 (4.02%) Consultant
7 81 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
8 65 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 64 (3.18%) Business Data Analyst
10 48 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
11 43 (2.14%) MI Analyst
12 39 (1.94%) SQL Developer
13 37 (1.84%) Technical Business Analyst
13 37 (1.84%) Information Analyst
13 37 (1.84%) Senior Business Analyst
14 35 (1.74%) Data Architect
15 31 (1.54%) Data Modeller
16 30 (1.49%) Business Systems Analyst
16 30 (1.49%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (3.13%) XML
2 44 (2.19%) .NET
3 31 (1.54%) HTML
4 24 (1.19%) Web Services
5 16 (0.79%) J2EE
5 16 (0.79%) XSD
6 15 (0.75%) MDX
7 13 (0.65%) FpML
7 13 (0.65%) jQuery
7 13 (0.65%) Mason
8 12 (0.60%) ASP.NET
9 11 (0.55%) CSS
10 10 (0.50%) Visualforce
10 10 (0.50%) SOAP
11 8 (0.40%) REST
11 8 (0.40%) XSLT
11 8 (0.40%) JMS
12 7 (0.35%) WSDL
13 6 (0.30%) Apache Flex
13 6 (0.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 116 (5.76%) Management Information System
2 78 (3.87%) Statistics
3 67 (3.33%) Derivative
4 59 (2.93%) Data Integration
5 54 (2.68%) Visualisation
6 53 (2.63%) NHS
7 49 (2.43%) Fixed Income
8 39 (1.94%) Mathematics
8 39 (1.94%) Equities
9 36 (1.79%) Data Extraction
10 35 (1.74%) Reference Data
11 32 (1.59%) Credit Risk
12 30 (1.49%) GIS
13 28 (1.39%) Mainframe
13 28 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 25 (1.24%) Computer Science
15 24 (1.19%) Market Risk
16 22 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
17 14 (0.70%) Economics
18 13 (0.65%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 71 (3.53%) UNIX
2 51 (2.53%) Windows
3 42 (2.09%) Linux
4 5 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.20%) SUSE
5 4 (0.20%) Solaris
6 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.15%) CentOS
6 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.15%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.099%) Android
7 2 (0.099%) AIX
8 1 (0.050%) VMS
8 1 (0.050%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (17.04%) Data Modelling
2 280 (13.91%) Migration
3 270 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
4 269 (13.36%) Business Analysis
5 224 (11.13%) ETL
6 190 (9.44%) Project Management
7 189 (9.39%) Data Migration
8 187 (9.29%) Analytics
9 186 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 170 (8.45%) Data Management
11 123 (6.11%) Data Mapping
12 109 (5.41%) Data Cleansing
13 105 (5.22%) Validation
14 96 (4.77%) User Acceptance Testing
15 90 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
16 81 (4.02%) CRM
17 76 (3.78%) UML
17 76 (3.78%) Risk Management
18 74 (3.68%) Asset Management
19 66 (3.28%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 805 (39.99%) SQL
2 122 (6.06%) VBA
3 102 (5.07%) T-SQL
4 88 (4.37%) PL/SQL
5 77 (3.83%) Java
6 36 (1.79%) Python
7 35 (1.74%) C#
8 34 (1.69%) VB
9 31 (1.54%) JavaScript
10 28 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 23 (1.14%) Perl
12 19 (0.94%) C
12 19 (0.94%) R
13 16 (0.79%) C++
14 10 (0.50%) Apex Code
15 9 (0.45%) PHP
16 7 (0.35%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.30%) Scala
18 5 (0.25%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 168 (8.35%) Degree
2 79 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 44 (2.19%) ISEB
3 44 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.65%) PhD
5 11 (0.55%) CISA
6 10 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.45%) CISSP
7 9 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
7 9 (0.45%) IIBA
8 8 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (0.40%) CISM
8 8 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (0.40%) MCSE
9 7 (0.35%) ACCA
9 7 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.30%) CBAP
10 6 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.47%) Data Quality
2 88 (4.37%) QA
3 14 (0.70%) EMIR
4 12 (0.60%) SLA
5 9 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.45%) Basel III
6 6 (0.30%) Basel II
7 5 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.20%) COREP
9 3 (0.15%) FINREP
9 3 (0.15%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.099%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.099%) MiFID
10 2 (0.099%) COBIT
11 1 (0.050%) CDISC
11 1 (0.050%) BS7666
11 1 (0.050%) UCITS
11 1 (0.050%) DO-160
System Software
1 13 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.30%) RACF
4 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.15%) vSphere
5 1 (0.050%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.050%) IAG
Systems Management
1 6 (0.30%) Control-M
2 5 (0.25%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (0.20%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.20%) SCCM
3 4 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.15%) SCOM
4 3 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.15%) Puppet
5 2 (0.099%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.099%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.099%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.050%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.050%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 306 (15.20%) Oracle
2 246 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 98 (4.87%) Business Objects
4 92 (4.57%) SAP
5 64 (3.18%) Tableau
6 48 (2.38%) Teradata
7 45 (2.24%) Informatica
8 30 (1.49%) Cognos
9 27 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (1.14%) Google
11 20 (0.99%) IBM
12 19 (0.94%) Sybase
13 17 (0.84%) Adobe
14 16 (0.79%) Trillium
15 15 (0.75%) VMware
16 14 (0.70%) Casewise
16 14 (0.70%) Ab Initio
17 12 (0.60%) Omniture
17 12 (0.60%) ESRI
18 11 (0.55%) TSYS
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: Excellent rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £0.0000 per hour + Very good
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Baltimore
Rate: £300 to £301 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Ortolan Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ortolan Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £160.00 - £180.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Netforte Consulting Limited
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago