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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 160 155 178
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 854 810 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 1.45% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.57% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 482 389
Average daily rate
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£375 £361 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 44 35
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.49 £97.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 0 780 £375 +3.44% 183
London 0 386 £421 +0.29% 70
South East +20 148 £311 +31.74% 22
City of London +20 107 £440 +10.00% 24
North West -22 54 £343 +10.48% 20
Yorkshire -27 53 £328 -12.66% 12
West Yorkshire -12 48 £325 - 10
Scotland -22 47 £356 +1.78% 13
South West -14 43 £363 +3.57% 27
East of England +13 36 £425 +17.24% 9
West Midlands -5 34 £306 +33.15% 18
Berkshire +19 33 £325 +11.11% 8
Leeds -8 27 £325 +44.44% 4
East Sussex +15 25 £475 +69.64% 2
Edinburgh -17 24 £408 +16.42% 10
Manchester -2 23 £325 +54.76% 16
Hampshire -1 22 £175 +16.66% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 22 £285 +3.63% 3
Milton Keynes +4 21 £285 +4.10% 3
East Midlands -5 21 £185 -56.47% 4
Glasgow 0 20 £325 +1.56% 3
Bristol -14 20 £363 +3.57% 15
Brighton +9 19 £513 +83.03% 1
Kent +16 16 £225 +95.65% 1
Bradford -5 16 £350 -20.00% 2
Wiltshire +6 13 £405 +1.25% 4
Swindon +2 13 £405 -11.23% 3
Bedfordshire +13 12 £425 +9.67% 2
Essex +12 12 £425 +88.88% 3
Reading +4 12 £363 - 5

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 828 (47.10%) SQL
2 599 (34.07%) Data Analysis
3 569 (32.37%) Finance
4 390 (22.18%) MS Excel
5 328 (18.66%) Analytical Skills
6 317 (18.03%) Migration
7 310 (17.63%) Banking
8 292 (16.61%) Microsoft
9 280 (15.93%) Data Modelling
10 253 (14.39%) Business Intelligence
11 250 (14.22%) SQL Server
12 239 (13.59%) Data Migration
13 210 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
14 209 (11.89%) Data Management
15 201 (11.43%) ETL
16 181 (10.30%) Analytics
17 160 (9.10%) Data Quality
18 159 (9.04%) SAS
19 150 (8.53%) Oracle
20 149 (8.48%) Validation
21 147 (8.36%) Business Analysis
22 145 (8.25%) Data Mapping
23 139 (7.91%) VBA
24 128 (7.28%) MS Office
24 128 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
25 125 (7.11%) SAP
26 122 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 117 (6.66%) T-SQL
28 116 (6.60%) MS PowerPoint
29 105 (5.97%) Degree

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
1 159 (9.04%) SAS
2 62 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.40%) CMS
3 7 (0.40%) Apache Solr
3 7 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (0.40%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.28%) Apache Pig
4 5 (0.28%) Apache
5 4 (0.23%) ArcSDE
6 3 (0.17%) IIS
6 3 (0.17%) Lync
7 2 (0.11%) LiveCycle
7 2 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.11%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.11%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.057%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.057%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.057%) JBoss
8 1 (0.057%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.057%) WebSphere
Applications
1 390 (22.18%) MS Excel
2 128 (7.28%) MS Office
3 116 (6.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 76 (4.32%) MS Visio
5 42 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
6 30 (1.71%) SPSS
7 17 (0.97%) MS Project
8 12 (0.68%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.34%) FastStats
10 2 (0.11%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.057%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.63%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.40%) SAP HCM
4 6 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
4 6 (0.34%) SAP MDM
4 6 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
4 6 (0.34%) SAP HR
4 6 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.23%) SAP APO
6 4 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.17%) SAP PM
7 3 (0.17%) Agresso
7 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.17%) SAP TEM
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.63%) Google Analytics
2 10 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
4 7 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.28%) SaaS
6 2 (0.11%) Office 365
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.057%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.057%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.057%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.057%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.63%) ATM
2 10 (0.57%) DNS
3 9 (0.51%) Firewall
3 9 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (0.46%) LAN
4 8 (0.46%) VoIP
4 8 (0.46%) WAN
5 7 (0.40%) DHCP
5 7 (0.40%) Internet
6 5 (0.28%) SAN
6 5 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.23%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.17%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.17%) Wireless
8 3 (0.17%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.17%) SSL
8 3 (0.17%) WLAN
9 2 (0.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 210 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
3 122 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 100 (5.69%) Data Mining
5 96 (5.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 95 (5.40%) BusinessObjects
7 89 (5.06%) MS Access
8 71 (4.04%) Relational Database
9 57 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 50 (2.84%) Big Data
10 50 (2.84%) QlikView
11 38 (2.16%) Hadoop
12 35 (1.99%) Oracle Database
13 29 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 29 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
15 19 (1.08%) RDBMS
16 17 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
17 16 (0.91%) Base SAS
17 16 (0.91%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 19 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 17 (0.97%) ERwin
2 17 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
3 11 (0.63%) LSMW
4 10 (0.57%) Toad
5 9 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.28%) Subversion
7 4 (0.23%) JIRA
7 4 (0.23%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (0.11%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.11%) PVCS
9 2 (0.11%) Selenium
10 1 (0.057%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.057%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.057%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.057%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.057%) Kiln
General
1 569 (32.37%) Finance
2 310 (17.63%) Banking
3 93 (5.29%) Retail
4 76 (4.32%) Marketing
5 72 (4.10%) Investment Banking
6 55 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.10%) Legal
8 31 (1.76%) Retail Banking
9 19 (1.08%) Law
10 17 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.85%) Front Office
13 11 (0.63%) Back Office
13 11 (0.63%) Publishing
14 7 (0.40%) Electronics
14 7 (0.40%) Billing
14 7 (0.40%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.28%) Games
16 5 (0.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.05%) XML
2 15 (0.85%) .NET
3 9 (0.51%) HTML
3 9 (0.51%) Web Services
3 9 (0.51%) MDX
4 7 (0.40%) FpML
5 6 (0.34%) CSS
5 6 (0.34%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.23%) XSLT
6 4 (0.23%) ODBC
6 4 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.23%) Lucene
7 3 (0.17%) Java EE
7 3 (0.17%) ADO.NET
7 3 (0.17%) RESTful
8 2 (0.11%) COM
8 2 (0.11%) SOAP
8 2 (0.11%) XSD
8 2 (0.11%) Middleware
8 2 (0.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 328 (18.66%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (5.18%) Management Information System
3 67 (3.81%) Data Structures
4 62 (3.53%) Statistics
5 59 (3.36%) Data Extraction
6 56 (3.19%) Reference Data
7 52 (2.96%) Data Integration
8 50 (2.84%) Data Centre
8 50 (2.84%) NHS
9 45 (2.56%) Visualisation
10 29 (1.65%) Mathematics
11 28 (1.59%) Credit Risk
12 27 (1.54%) Fixed Income
13 23 (1.31%) FMCG
14 20 (1.14%) Learning Management System
15 19 (1.08%) Derivative
16 18 (1.02%) Equities
17 16 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 15 (0.85%) GIS
19 13 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 56 (3.19%) Windows
2 27 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 24 (1.37%) UNIX
4 13 (0.74%) Linux
5 8 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.34%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.11%) AIX
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.057%) SUSE
10 1 (0.057%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (34.07%) Data Analysis
2 317 (18.03%) Migration
3 280 (15.93%) Data Modelling
4 253 (14.39%) Business Intelligence
5 239 (13.59%) Data Migration
6 209 (11.89%) Data Management
7 201 (11.43%) ETL
8 181 (10.30%) Analytics
9 149 (8.48%) Validation
10 147 (8.36%) Business Analysis
11 145 (8.25%) Data Mapping
12 128 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 101 (5.75%) Data Cleansing
14 100 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
15 99 (5.63%) Data Governance
16 89 (5.06%) CRM
17 86 (4.89%) Data Validation
18 84 (4.78%) Project Management
19 57 (3.24%) User Acceptance Testing
20 50 (2.84%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 828 (47.10%) SQL
2 139 (7.91%) VBA
3 117 (6.66%) T-SQL
4 42 (2.39%) VB
5 31 (1.76%) R
6 21 (1.19%) Python
6 21 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 17 (0.97%) Java
8 14 (0.80%) C
9 9 (0.51%) Perl
10 8 (0.46%) C#
11 7 (0.40%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.40%) MATLAB
12 6 (0.34%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.34%) C++
12 6 (0.34%) VBScript
13 4 (0.23%) ABAP
13 4 (0.23%) XQuery
13 4 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 105 (5.97%) Degree
2 61 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 40 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.63%) ISEB
5 8 (0.46%) PhD
5 8 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.40%) CCNA
6 7 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.34%) CCNP
7 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.17%) PMP
8 3 (0.17%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.17%) CISSP
9 2 (0.11%) CCDA
9 2 (0.11%) CCDP
9 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (9.10%) Data Quality
2 39 (2.22%) QA
3 29 (1.65%) Solvency II
4 10 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.46%) SLA
6 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.11%) Basel II
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.11%) COBIT
8 2 (0.11%) EMIR
8 2 (0.11%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.057%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.057%) FATCA
9 1 (0.057%) MiFID
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.057%) Basel III
System Software
1 30 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.28%) VMware ESX
2 5 (0.28%) vSphere
3 1 (0.057%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.40%) SCCM
3 5 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.11%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.11%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.057%) Oozie
6 1 (0.057%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.057%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.057%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 292 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 150 (8.53%) Oracle
3 125 (7.11%) SAP
4 60 (3.41%) Informatica
5 52 (2.96%) Tableau
6 43 (2.45%) Teradata
7 31 (1.76%) Cognos
8 19 (1.08%) Google
9 18 (1.02%) Trillium
9 18 (1.02%) IBM
10 17 (0.97%) Cisco
10 17 (0.97%) Talend
11 15 (0.85%) HP
11 15 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (0.80%) GoldenSource
13 13 (0.74%) Bloomberg
13 13 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
14 12 (0.68%) Adobe
15 11 (0.63%) Remedy
16 10 (0.57%) Ab Initio
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