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 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 Analyst
Rank 155 181 139
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 803 623 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.40% 1.20% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.29% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 375 543
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£375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 37 52
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.50 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.17 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -6.06%

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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 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.

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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 +25 724 £375 +1.35% 136
London +35 385 £425 +4.93% 64
City of London +50 104 £425 +3.03% 27
South East -31 86 £250 -28.57% 18
South West -1 57 £371 +14.23% 9
Scotland +8 56 £350 - 5
Yorkshire +31 53 £344 +11.78% 8
West Midlands 0 49 £250 -33.33% 11
North West +24 42 £295 +12.38% 15
West Yorkshire +16 37 £264 -14.22% 5
East of England -25 32 £375 +50.00% 7
Bristol -5 28 £363 +11.53% 5
Glasgow +2 27 £285 +3.63% 1
Birmingham +10 26 £168 -54.10% 3
Edinburgh +6 23 £350 -9.67% 4
Cheshire +25 21 £310 +3.33% 7
Hampshire -6 19 £238 -20.83% 4
East Sussex -2 15 £325 -10.34% 2
South Yorkshire +19 13 £400 +180.70% 2
East Midlands +14 13 £310 -27.05% 1
Berkshire -10 13 £210 -35.38% 4
Hertfordshire -20 12 £305 +25.12% 3
Sheffield - 12 £400 - 2
Warwickshire +2 11 £294 - 2
Leeds -2 11 £225 -26.82% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 11 £275 -36.78%
Brighton -7 11 £325 -10.34% 1
Wiltshire -7 10 £419 +45.65%
Wales -19 10 £471 +63.91% 2
Milton Keynes +4 9 £275 -36.78%

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 708 (46.27%) SQL
2 545 (35.62%) Data Analysis
3 467 (30.52%) Finance
4 304 (19.87%) MS Excel
5 295 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
6 277 (18.10%) Migration
7 241 (15.75%) Banking
8 237 (15.49%) Data Modelling
9 236 (15.42%) SQL Server
10 235 (15.36%) Data Migration
11 229 (14.97%) Data Warehouse
12 216 (14.12%) Microsoft
13 180 (11.76%) ETL
14 179 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
15 170 (11.11%) Oracle
16 166 (10.85%) Data Management
17 153 (10.00%) Analytics
18 132 (8.63%) SAS
19 130 (8.50%) Business Analysis
20 129 (8.43%) VBA
21 127 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
22 120 (7.84%) SAP
23 117 (7.65%) Data Quality
24 106 (6.93%) Data Mapping
24 106 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 100 (6.54%) Validation
26 99 (6.47%) MS Access
26 99 (6.47%) Data Mining
27 95 (6.21%) Investment Banking
28 94 (6.14%) Data Cleansing

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 132 (8.63%) SAS
2 67 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.52%) Apache Pig
4 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.39%) Lync
6 5 (0.33%) CMS
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.13%) Confluence
7 2 (0.13%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.13%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.13%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.065%) CICS
8 1 (0.065%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.065%) IIS
8 1 (0.065%) WordPress
Applications
1 304 (19.87%) MS Excel
2 76 (4.97%) MS Office
3 60 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (3.14%) SPSS
5 41 (2.68%) MS Visio
6 33 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.85%) PowerPivot
8 10 (0.65%) MS Project
9 4 (0.26%) FastStats
10 2 (0.13%) Gephi
10 2 (0.13%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.065%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (1.24%) Markit EDM
2 15 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.85%) Google Analytics
4 11 (0.72%) SAP SD
5 10 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.52%) SAP HR
6 8 (0.52%) SAP SRM
7 6 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
8 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.26%) RMDS
9 4 (0.26%) SAP SCM
9 4 (0.26%) SAP PP
9 4 (0.26%) Maximo
9 4 (0.26%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.20%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.33%) Office 365
2 5 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.13%) Heroku
4 1 (0.065%) Taleo
4 1 (0.065%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.065%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.78%) Firewall
2 10 (0.65%) FTP
2 10 (0.65%) Internet
3 8 (0.52%) LAN
4 7 (0.46%) LDAP
4 7 (0.46%) WAN
5 5 (0.33%) VoIP
6 4 (0.26%) MPLS
6 4 (0.26%) DSL
7 3 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.20%) VLAN
7 3 (0.20%) 3G
7 3 (0.20%) Intranet
8 2 (0.13%) Extranet
8 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.13%) VPN
8 2 (0.13%) UMTS
8 2 (0.13%) PSTN
8 2 (0.13%) GPRS
8 2 (0.13%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 229 (14.97%) Data Warehouse
3 106 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 99 (6.47%) Data Mining
4 99 (6.47%) MS Access
5 78 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 63 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 43 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (2.09%) Big Data
10 31 (2.03%) Oracle Database
11 30 (1.96%) MySQL
12 27 (1.76%) RDBMS
13 25 (1.63%) QlikView
14 24 (1.57%) Hadoop
14 24 (1.57%) Data Mart
15 19 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
16 13 (0.85%) OLAP
17 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (0.72%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 17 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (0.78%) Toad
3 8 (0.52%) JIRA
4 7 (0.46%) ERwin
5 6 (0.39%) LSMW
6 5 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
6 5 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.20%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.20%) Subversion
9 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.065%) Jenkins
General
1 467 (30.52%) Finance
2 241 (15.75%) Banking
3 95 (6.21%) Investment Banking
4 92 (6.01%) Marketing
5 73 (4.77%) Retail
6 59 (3.86%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.37%) Front Office
8 21 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 16 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 15 (0.98%) Legal
11 14 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.92%) Back Office
11 14 (0.92%) Local Government
12 9 (0.59%) Billing
12 9 (0.59%) Private Banking
12 9 (0.59%) Advertising
12 9 (0.59%) Publishing
13 8 (0.52%) Automotive
14 6 (0.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.76%) XML
2 21 (1.37%) .NET
3 9 (0.59%) Middleware
3 9 (0.59%) MDX
4 8 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (0.46%) HTML
5 7 (0.46%) FpML
6 4 (0.26%) XML Schema
6 4 (0.26%) XSD
6 4 (0.26%) Mason
7 3 (0.20%) REST
7 3 (0.20%) EDI
7 3 (0.20%) SOAP
7 3 (0.20%) Web Services
8 2 (0.13%) ODBC
8 2 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.13%) BAPI
8 2 (0.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.065%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 295 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 64 (4.18%) NHS
4 48 (3.14%) Data Extraction
5 45 (2.94%) Statistics
6 42 (2.75%) Visualisation
7 41 (2.68%) Mathematics
8 37 (2.42%) Data Integration
9 33 (2.16%) Reference Data
10 22 (1.44%) Fixed Income
11 20 (1.31%) Credit Risk
12 19 (1.24%) Computer Science
13 17 (1.11%) Economics
14 16 (1.05%) Derivative
15 14 (0.92%) Equities
16 13 (0.85%) CMDB
16 13 (0.85%) Market Risk
17 11 (0.72%) Data Conversion
17 11 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 10 (0.65%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 22 (1.44%) UNIX
1 22 (1.44%) Windows
2 13 (0.85%) Linux
3 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.065%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.065%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (35.62%) Data Analysis
2 277 (18.10%) Migration
3 237 (15.49%) Data Modelling
4 235 (15.36%) Data Migration
5 180 (11.76%) ETL
6 179 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
7 166 (10.85%) Data Management
8 153 (10.00%) Analytics
9 130 (8.50%) Business Analysis
10 127 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 106 (6.93%) Data Mapping
12 100 (6.54%) Validation
13 94 (6.14%) Data Cleansing
14 72 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
15 71 (4.64%) Project Management
16 55 (3.59%) Asset Management
17 48 (3.14%) ITIL
18 45 (2.94%) CRM
18 45 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
19 43 (2.81%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 708 (46.27%) SQL
2 129 (8.43%) VBA
3 65 (4.25%) T-SQL
4 43 (2.81%) PL/SQL
5 41 (2.68%) VB
6 23 (1.50%) R
7 19 (1.24%) Python
8 15 (0.98%) C#
8 15 (0.98%) Java
9 12 (0.78%) Perl
10 10 (0.65%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.46%) C
12 6 (0.39%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.33%) Scala
13 5 (0.33%) Ruby
14 4 (0.26%) PHP
15 3 (0.20%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.20%) ABAP
16 2 (0.13%) Delphi
17 1 (0.065%) C++
Qualifications
1 73 (4.77%) Degree
2 41 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.05%) ISEB
5 14 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (0.65%) PhD
7 7 (0.46%) ACCA
7 7 (0.46%) CIMA
7 7 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.39%) IIBA
8 6 (0.39%) CBAP
8 6 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.20%) CCNA
10 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.13%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (0.065%) PMP
12 1 (0.065%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.065%) HNC
12 1 (0.065%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (7.65%) Data Quality
2 66 (4.31%) QA
3 17 (1.11%) SLA
4 6 (0.39%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.39%) EMIR
4 6 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.33%) Basel II
6 3 (0.20%) MiFID
6 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.13%) Basel III
7 2 (0.13%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.13%) FATCA
8 1 (0.065%) P3O
8 1 (0.065%) COREP
8 1 (0.065%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (0.065%) NFS
1 1 (0.065%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (0.59%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.33%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.13%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 216 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 170 (11.11%) Oracle
3 120 (7.84%) SAP
4 86 (5.62%) Business Objects
5 55 (3.59%) Tableau
6 40 (2.61%) Informatica
7 39 (2.55%) Teradata
8 35 (2.29%) Cognos
9 24 (1.57%) Trillium
10 17 (1.11%) Talend
11 16 (1.05%) Ab Initio
11 16 (1.05%) Google
12 15 (0.98%) Bloomberg
13 13 (0.85%) Remedy
13 13 (0.85%) Sybase
14 12 (0.78%) Cisco
14 12 (0.78%) IBM
15 11 (0.72%) Charles River
15 11 (0.72%) Neolane
16 9 (0.59%) Reuters
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