The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 154 174 159
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 772 612 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.20% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.30% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 367 423
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £551 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 44 47
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.08 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £27.00 £28.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.64
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.84%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50543 47172 53524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30720 27585 29825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2000 2142 2717
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 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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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 +33 699 £350 -6.66% 182
London +35 375 £400 -1.79% 82
City of London +33 115 £400 -6.43% 28
South East -4 111 £300 -14.28% 19
South West +5 47 £325 +33.33% 27
Scotland -16 46 £375 +36.36% 8
North West +23 44 £320 -1.53% 20
West Midlands +12 42 £285 -21.91% 11
Yorkshire 0 31 £375 +21.95% 13
East of England -15 30 £385 +40.00% 4
Berkshire +6 26 £335 +9.83% 5
Edinburgh -18 26 £363 +107.14% 4
Hampshire +5 22 £133 -54.91% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 21 £300 -31.03%
Bristol -6 21 £325 +36.12% 8
Glasgow 0 19 £375 +27.65% 2
Warwickshire +10 16 £300 -9.09% 5
West Yorkshire -12 16 £250 -18.69% 10
East Midlands +8 15 £425 +54.54% 4
Cheshire +16 14 £335 +11.66% 7
South Yorkshire +11 14 £388 -22.50% 1
Sheffield +9 14 £388 -22.50% 1
Wales -7 14 £313 +4.16%
South Wales -8 14 £313 +4.16%
Surrey -15 14 £450 +28.57% 4
Birmingham +5 13 £240 -40.00% 1
Cardiff +2 13 £325 +8.33%
Manchester +6 12 £218 -38.94% 9
Wiltshire +6 11 £371 +72.67% 3
Milton Keynes +4 10 £300 -31.03%

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 698 (45.03%) SQL
2 510 (32.90%) Data Analysis
3 453 (29.23%) Finance
4 275 (17.74%) Migration
5 274 (17.68%) MS Excel
6 235 (15.16%) Data Modelling
7 228 (14.71%) SQL Server
7 228 (14.71%) Data Migration
8 218 (14.06%) Banking
9 214 (13.81%) Data Warehouse
10 199 (12.84%) Microsoft
11 191 (12.32%) ETL
12 179 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
13 174 (11.23%) Oracle
14 173 (11.16%) Data Management
15 164 (10.58%) Analytics
16 150 (9.68%) SAP
17 128 (8.26%) Data Quality
18 121 (7.81%) Business Analysis
19 120 (7.74%) VBA
20 119 (7.68%) Data Mapping
21 117 (7.55%) Data Cleansing
21 117 (7.55%) Data Mining
22 115 (7.42%) SAS
23 103 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 99 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
25 98 (6.32%) MS Access
26 96 (6.19%) Validation
27 89 (5.74%) Marketing
28 85 (5.48%) Business Objects

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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
1 115 (7.42%) SAS
2 50 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 12 (0.77%) Apache Pig
4 8 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (0.52%) CMS
5 4 (0.26%) Lync
6 2 (0.13%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.13%) IIS
6 2 (0.13%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.065%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.065%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.065%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.065%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.065%) Confluence
Applications
1 274 (17.68%) MS Excel
2 75 (4.84%) MS Office
3 52 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (2.97%) SPSS
5 44 (2.84%) Spreadsheet
6 39 (2.52%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.71%) MS Project
8 10 (0.65%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.13%) FastStats
9 2 (0.13%) Gephi
9 2 (0.13%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (1.23%) Markit EDM
2 14 (0.90%) SAP FI
3 13 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (0.84%) SAP CO
3 13 (0.84%) SAP SD
4 12 (0.77%) Google Analytics
4 12 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.77%) RMDS
5 9 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.52%) SAP HR
6 8 (0.52%) SAP SRM
6 8 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.52%) Maximo
7 6 (0.39%) SAP PP
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.26%) Agresso
8 4 (0.26%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.26%) SAP SCM
9 3 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
1 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.26%) Office 365
3 3 (0.19%) Taleo
4 2 (0.13%) Heroku
4 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.23%) Firewall
2 12 (0.77%) FTP
2 12 (0.77%) Internet
3 9 (0.58%) LAN
4 8 (0.52%) WAN
5 7 (0.45%) LDAP
6 4 (0.26%) SDH
6 4 (0.26%) DWDM
6 4 (0.26%) Intranet
7 3 (0.19%) VLAN
7 3 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.19%) MPLS
7 3 (0.19%) VoIP
8 2 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.13%) Extranet
8 2 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.13%) Nortel Meridian
9 1 (0.065%) FirePass
9 1 (0.065%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 214 (13.81%) Data Warehouse
3 117 (7.55%) Data Mining
4 103 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 98 (6.32%) MS Access
6 66 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 65 (4.19%) Relational Database
8 42 (2.71%) Big Data
9 36 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (2.32%) Oracle Database
10 34 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (2.06%) QlikView
12 26 (1.68%) Hadoop
13 25 (1.61%) Data Mart
14 20 (1.29%) MySQL
14 20 (1.29%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.23%) Apache Hive
16 18 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
17 14 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
18 13 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (0.52%) Toad
2 8 (0.52%) LSMW
3 7 (0.45%) JIRA
3 7 (0.45%) PowerDesigner
3 7 (0.45%) ERwin
4 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.19%) Subversion
5 3 (0.19%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.13%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.065%) ProC
7 1 (0.065%) TestDirector
General
1 453 (29.23%) Finance
2 218 (14.06%) Banking
3 89 (5.74%) Marketing
4 81 (5.23%) Investment Banking
5 66 (4.26%) Retail
6 64 (4.13%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (1.35%) Front Office
9 20 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.10%) Back Office
12 14 (0.90%) Retail Banking
13 13 (0.84%) Local Government
13 13 (0.84%) Games
13 13 (0.84%) Advertising
14 10 (0.65%) Private Banking
15 9 (0.58%) Publishing
15 9 (0.58%) Legal
16 7 (0.45%) Billing
17 6 (0.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.39%) XML
2 21 (1.35%) .NET
3 13 (0.84%) Middleware
4 11 (0.71%) MDX
5 10 (0.65%) MapReduce
5 10 (0.65%) XSD
6 9 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (0.52%) HTML
8 7 (0.45%) XML Schema
9 4 (0.26%) FpML
10 3 (0.19%) SOAP
10 3 (0.19%) Web Services
10 3 (0.19%) ADO
10 3 (0.19%) Mason
11 2 (0.13%) REST
11 2 (0.13%) Apache Avro
11 2 (0.13%) ODBC
11 2 (0.13%) EDI
11 2 (0.13%) J2EE
11 2 (0.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 77 (4.97%) NHS
2 74 (4.77%) Management Information System
3 61 (3.94%) Data Extraction
4 53 (3.42%) Visualisation
5 49 (3.16%) Mathematics
6 48 (3.10%) Statistics
7 38 (2.45%) Reference Data
8 32 (2.06%) Credit Risk
9 28 (1.81%) Data Integration
10 21 (1.35%) Economics
11 20 (1.29%) Derivative
11 20 (1.29%) FMCG
12 18 (1.16%) Market Risk
13 17 (1.10%) Computer Science
14 16 (1.03%) Fixed Income
14 16 (1.03%) CMDB
14 16 (1.03%) Equities
15 14 (0.90%) Data Conversion
16 11 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (2.06%) Windows
2 27 (1.74%) UNIX
3 21 (1.35%) Linux
4 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.13%) Solaris
4 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.065%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.065%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (32.90%) Data Analysis
2 275 (17.74%) Migration
3 235 (15.16%) Data Modelling
4 228 (14.71%) Data Migration
5 191 (12.32%) ETL
6 179 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
7 173 (11.16%) Data Management
8 164 (10.58%) Analytics
9 121 (7.81%) Business Analysis
10 119 (7.68%) Data Mapping
11 117 (7.55%) Data Cleansing
12 99 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 96 (6.19%) Validation
14 62 (4.00%) Project Management
15 58 (3.74%) Asset Management
16 48 (3.10%) ITIL
17 47 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
18 45 (2.90%) CRM
19 44 (2.84%) Data Governance
20 38 (2.45%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 698 (45.03%) SQL
2 120 (7.74%) VBA
3 71 (4.58%) T-SQL
4 42 (2.71%) VB
5 33 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 28 (1.81%) R
7 19 (1.23%) Java
7 19 (1.23%) Python
8 12 (0.77%) JavaScript
8 12 (0.77%) Perl
9 11 (0.71%) C
10 9 (0.58%) C#
11 7 (0.45%) Ruby
11 7 (0.45%) VBScript
12 6 (0.39%) Scala
13 5 (0.32%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.32%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 4 (0.26%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.19%) PHP
16 2 (0.13%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 78 (5.03%) Degree
2 50 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.97%) ISEB
5 13 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (0.71%) PhD
7 8 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.39%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.39%) CIMA
8 6 (0.39%) ACCA
8 6 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.32%) IIBA
9 5 (0.32%) CBAP
10 3 (0.19%) CCNA
10 3 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.065%) PMP
11 1 (0.065%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.065%) HND
11 1 (0.065%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.065%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (8.26%) Data Quality
2 49 (3.16%) QA
3 10 (0.65%) SLA
4 8 (0.52%) Basel II
5 6 (0.39%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.39%) EMIR
5 6 (0.39%) CRD IV
5 6 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.32%) Basel III
7 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.19%) MiFID
7 3 (0.19%) COREP
8 2 (0.13%) P3O
8 2 (0.13%) FINREP
8 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.065%) HL7
9 1 (0.065%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.065%) NFS
4 1 (0.065%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.39%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.26%) SCCM
4 3 (0.19%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (0.13%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 199 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 174 (11.23%) Oracle
3 150 (9.68%) SAP
4 85 (5.48%) Business Objects
5 52 (3.35%) Tableau
6 44 (2.84%) Teradata
7 35 (2.26%) Informatica
8 27 (1.74%) Bloomberg
9 25 (1.61%) Cognos
10 21 (1.35%) Reuters
11 20 (1.29%) Trillium
12 17 (1.10%) Google
12 17 (1.10%) Ab Initio
13 16 (1.03%) Talend
14 15 (0.97%) Remedy
15 13 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.77%) Cisco
16 12 (0.77%) IBM
16 12 (0.77%) Sybase
17 11 (0.71%) Citrix
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Rate: £460.00 - £480.00 per day
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London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
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Networking People
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