The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 188 142 168
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 667 821 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.30% 1.59% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.68% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 531 400
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £176 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 31
Average hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.19 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-9.27% -3.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analyst within the UK.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst within the UK.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -30 614 £375 - 133
London -21 300 £388 -4.02% 68
South East -11 105 £363 -3.33% 25
City of London -10 51 £450 +12.50% 23
South West -9 39 £400 +23.07% 10
North West -13 39 £318 +5.83% 8
Yorkshire -11 38 £320 +34.73% 4
Berkshire +12 35 £300 -20.00% 4
West Midlands -17 33 £300 -5.88% 7
Scotland -38 33 £375 +7.14% 9
West Yorkshire 0 32 £320 +42.22% 4
East of England -10 31 £425 +13.33% 9
Manchester -14 25 £290 -3.33% 6
Buckinghamshire +11 23 £375 +9.09% 5
Milton Keynes -1 20 £340 +4.61% 5
Bristol -2 19 £369 +13.46% 7
East Midlands -36 16 £275 -8.33% 1
Glasgow +9 15 £300 -29.41% 3
Leeds 0 15 £335 +11.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +20 14 £400 -20.00% 2
Hampshire -3 14 £425 +45.29% 9
Warwickshire +5 13 £300 +9.09% 2
Edinburgh -45 13 £425 +21.42% 6
Bradford +9 12 £320 +60.00%
Oxfordshire -4 12 £425 -4.22%
North East -8 12 £478 +23.22% 1
Bracknell +4 11 £230 -
Swindon -3 11 £420 -10.63%
Wiltshire -6 11 £420 -0.59%
Cambridge +1 10 £494 +43.63% 1

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title.

1 674 (46.01%) SQL
2 482 (32.90%) Finance
3 459 (31.33%) Data Analysis
4 322 (21.98%) Data Quality
5 310 (21.16%) Analytical Skills
6 306 (20.89%) MS Excel
7 278 (18.98%) Data Modelling
8 256 (17.47%) Migration
9 247 (16.86%) Microsoft
10 220 (15.02%) Banking
11 214 (14.61%) SQL Server
12 209 (14.27%) Business Intelligence
13 208 (14.20%) Data Warehouse
14 205 (13.99%) Data Management
15 185 (12.63%) Oracle
16 176 (12.01%) Analytics
17 172 (11.74%) Data Migration
18 140 (9.56%) ETL
19 134 (9.15%) SAS
20 125 (8.53%) VBA
21 116 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
22 114 (7.78%) Data Cleansing
23 113 (7.71%) Validation
24 112 (7.65%) MS Office
24 112 (7.65%) Business Analysis
25 107 (7.30%) BusinessObjects
26 106 (7.24%) SAP
27 97 (6.62%) Data Mapping
28 95 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
29 94 (6.42%) Data Governance

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 134 (9.15%) SAS
2 37 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 9 (0.61%) Apache Spark
4 8 (0.55%) Apache Pig
4 8 (0.55%) Confluence
5 4 (0.27%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.20%) FileNet
7 2 (0.14%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.14%) ArcSDE
7 2 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.068%) Apache
8 1 (0.068%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.068%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.068%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.068%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.068%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.068%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.068%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 306 (20.89%) MS Excel
2 112 (7.65%) MS Office
3 60 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 52 (3.55%) MS Visio
5 40 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
6 35 (2.39%) SPSS
7 17 (1.16%) MS Project
8 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.068%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.068%) Stata
9 1 (0.068%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.75%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.61%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.61%) SAP CO
3 9 (0.61%) SAP FI
3 9 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.34%) HFM
6 4 (0.27%) Maximo
6 4 (0.27%) RMDS
6 4 (0.27%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.20%) FastStats
7 3 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.20%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.48%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.34%) SaaS
4 4 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.14%) SmartFocus
6 2 (0.14%) Taleo
7 1 (0.068%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.068%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.068%) Office 365
7 1 (0.068%) Pure360
7 1 (0.068%) Responsys
7 1 (0.068%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.43%) ATM
2 4 (0.27%) DNS
3 3 (0.20%) Firewall
3 3 (0.20%) LAN
3 3 (0.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.14%) Broadband
4 2 (0.14%) DHCP
4 2 (0.14%) WAN
5 1 (0.068%) DSL
5 1 (0.068%) Internet
5 1 (0.068%) Intranet
5 1 (0.068%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.068%) LDAP
5 1 (0.068%) MPLS
5 1 (0.068%) NAS
5 1 (0.068%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.068%) RIP
5 1 (0.068%) SAN
5 1 (0.068%) SSL
5 1 (0.068%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 208 (14.20%) Data Warehouse
3 107 (7.30%) BusinessObjects
4 90 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 88 (6.01%) Data Mining
6 81 (5.53%) MS Access
7 76 (5.19%) Relational Database
8 71 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 56 (3.82%) Big Data
10 53 (3.62%) Hadoop
11 38 (2.59%) QlikView
12 35 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 31 (2.12%) Oracle Database
14 26 (1.77%) GIS
15 22 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
17 18 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
18 17 (1.16%) OLAP
19 15 (1.02%) NoSQL
19 15 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 17 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.09%) ERwin
4 15 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 13 (0.89%) JIRA
6 10 (0.68%) Toad
7 6 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.34%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (0.27%) Subversion
10 3 (0.20%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.14%) LSMW
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.068%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.068%) PVCS
12 1 (0.068%) Rational Rose
12 1 (0.068%) SoapUI
General
1 482 (32.90%) Finance
2 220 (15.02%) Banking
3 82 (5.60%) Marketing
4 66 (4.51%) Retail
5 56 (3.82%) Investment Banking
6 26 (1.77%) Legal
7 24 (1.64%) Front Office
8 22 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.43%) Retail Banking
10 20 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (1.02%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.96%) Law
14 10 (0.68%) Advertising
14 10 (0.68%) Publishing
15 8 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
15 8 (0.55%) French Language
16 7 (0.48%) Local Government
16 7 (0.48%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.41%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.84%) XML
2 17 (1.16%) .NET
3 10 (0.68%) XSD
4 7 (0.48%) SOAP
4 7 (0.48%) Web Services
5 6 (0.41%) HTML
5 6 (0.41%) XML Schema
6 5 (0.34%) REST
7 4 (0.27%) Apache Avro
8 3 (0.20%) JSON
8 3 (0.20%) MDX
9 2 (0.14%) FpML
9 2 (0.14%) J2EE
9 2 (0.14%) RESTful
9 2 (0.14%) WinForms
10 1 (0.068%) HTML5
10 1 (0.068%) jQuery
10 1 (0.068%) Middleware
10 1 (0.068%) OLE
10 1 (0.068%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 310 (21.16%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (5.32%) Statistics
3 65 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 63 (4.30%) Data Integration
5 60 (4.10%) Data Structures
5 60 (4.10%) Visualisation
6 54 (3.69%) Data Extraction
7 42 (2.87%) NHS
8 35 (2.39%) Reference Data
9 28 (1.91%) Data Centre
9 28 (1.91%) Mathematics
10 26 (1.77%) Derivative
11 24 (1.64%) Credit Risk
12 23 (1.57%) FMCG
13 19 (1.30%) Fixed Income
14 18 (1.23%) Equities
15 17 (1.16%) Computer Science
16 13 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 10 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
17 10 (0.68%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 56 (3.82%) Windows
2 23 (1.57%) Windows 7
3 14 (0.96%) Unix
4 11 (0.75%) Linux
5 8 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.34%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.14%) Android
9 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.068%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.068%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.068%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (31.33%) Data Analysis
2 278 (18.98%) Data Modelling
3 256 (17.47%) Migration
4 209 (14.27%) Business Intelligence
5 205 (13.99%) Data Management
6 176 (12.01%) Analytics
7 172 (11.74%) Data Migration
8 140 (9.56%) ETL
9 116 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 114 (7.78%) Data Cleansing
11 113 (7.71%) Validation
12 112 (7.65%) Business Analysis
13 97 (6.62%) Data Mapping
14 95 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
15 94 (6.42%) Data Governance
16 76 (5.19%) CRM
16 76 (5.19%) Project Management
17 65 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
18 55 (3.75%) Data Analytics
18 55 (3.75%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 674 (46.01%) SQL
2 125 (8.53%) VBA
3 72 (4.91%) T-SQL
4 43 (2.94%) R
5 39 (2.66%) Python
6 20 (1.37%) Java
7 18 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 18 (1.23%) VB
8 14 (0.96%) JavaScript
9 8 (0.55%) C#
10 6 (0.41%) C++
10 6 (0.41%) PHP
10 6 (0.41%) SAS Macro
10 6 (0.41%) Scala
11 4 (0.27%) Perl
11 4 (0.27%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.27%) VB6
11 4 (0.27%) VBScript
12 3 (0.20%) C
13 2 (0.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 91 (6.21%) Degree
2 63 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 40 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.68%) ISEB
5 9 (0.61%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.61%) PhD
6 7 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.20%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.14%) ACCA
10 2 (0.14%) CCNA
10 2 (0.14%) CIMA
10 2 (0.14%) MBA
10 2 (0.14%) MCSE
10 2 (0.14%) MCT
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 322 (21.98%) Data Quality
2 42 (2.87%) QA
3 21 (1.43%) SLA
4 18 (1.23%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.27%) Basel II
7 3 (0.20%) MiFID
7 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.14%) FATCA
8 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.068%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.068%) EMIR
System Software
1 16 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.068%) GridGain
3 1 (0.068%) HDFS
3 1 (0.068%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.068%) vSphere
3 1 (0.068%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.48%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.41%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 5 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
5 4 (0.27%) Open DACS
6 3 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.20%) SCCM
7 2 (0.14%) DBAmp
7 2 (0.14%) Jitterbit
7 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.14%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 247 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 185 (12.63%) Oracle
3 106 (7.24%) SAP
4 57 (3.89%) Tableau
5 55 (3.75%) Teradata
6 47 (3.21%) Cognos
7 43 (2.94%) Informatica
8 26 (1.77%) IBM
9 24 (1.64%) Talend
10 19 (1.30%) Trillium
11 18 (1.23%) Siebel
12 17 (1.16%) Bloomberg
13 15 (1.02%) Reuters
14 12 (0.82%) Alteryx
15 11 (0.75%) Google
15 11 (0.75%) HP
15 11 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (0.68%) Remedy
17 9 (0.61%) Adobe
18 8 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
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