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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 147 155 174
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 882 778 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.55% 1.42% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.54% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 456 366
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.65 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £62.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -4.28%

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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
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 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -3 789 £375 +7.14% 183
London -8 384 £425 +6.25% 84
South East +9 148 £375 +16.27% 23
City of London +7 120 £450 +12.50% 26
Scotland +15 65 £335 -10.66% 9
North West -6 55 £325 +11.58% 10
East of England +21 51 £425 +10.38% 16
South West +4 47 £350 +10.23% 17
East Midlands +11 37 £160 -62.35% 6
Yorkshire -17 37 £300 -20.00% 13
Glasgow +20 35 £325 -13.33% 1
Berkshire +14 34 £348 +3.73% 3
West Yorkshire -5 33 £300 +20.00% 10
West Midlands -9 30 £313 +9.64% 12
Hampshire +8 28 £210 +48.40% 3
Edinburgh -5 27 £350 -3.44% 8
Manchester -3 25 £330 +57.14% 5
East Sussex +17 24 £475 - 2
Leeds -6 23 £300 +33.33% 6
Bedfordshire +16 21 £425 +58.13% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 21 £315 +0.80% 4
Wiltshire +5 20 £403 +8.41% 3
Nottinghamshire +3 20 £160 - 2
Swindon +5 18 £405 +1.25% 3
Nottingham +5 16 £160 - 2
Oxfordshire -5 16 £423 +12.66%
Milton Keynes -1 15 £295 -1.66% 3
Brighton +1 14 £525 - 2
Essex -1 13 £400 -0.62% 2
Bristol -17 13 £356 +12.20% 6

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 841 (47.09%) SQL
2 622 (34.83%) Data Analysis
3 552 (30.91%) Finance
4 367 (20.55%) MS Excel
5 321 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
6 315 (17.64%) Migration
7 311 (17.41%) Banking
8 291 (16.29%) Data Modelling
9 270 (15.12%) Microsoft
10 246 (13.77%) Data Migration
11 237 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
12 222 (12.43%) SQL Server
13 214 (11.98%) Data Management
14 208 (11.65%) ETL
15 205 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
16 179 (10.02%) Analytics
17 163 (9.13%) Business Analysis
18 162 (9.07%) Data Quality
19 153 (8.57%) Data Mapping
19 153 (8.57%) Validation
20 152 (8.51%) Oracle
21 144 (8.06%) VBA
22 142 (7.95%) SAS
23 137 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
24 126 (7.05%) MS Office
25 117 (6.55%) SAP
26 113 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
27 110 (6.16%) Data Mining
28 109 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 101 (5.66%) Degree

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 142 (7.95%) SAS
2 67 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.39%) CMS
3 7 (0.39%) Apache Spark
4 6 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.28%) Apache
5 5 (0.28%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.22%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.17%) Lync
7 3 (0.17%) ArcSDE
7 3 (0.17%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.17%) IIS
8 2 (0.11%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.11%) Confluence
8 2 (0.11%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.11%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.056%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.056%) WebSphere
Applications
1 367 (20.55%) MS Excel
2 126 (7.05%) MS Office
3 113 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 63 (3.53%) MS Visio
5 37 (2.07%) Spreadsheet
6 27 (1.51%) SPSS
7 14 (0.78%) MS Project
7 14 (0.78%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.34%) FastStats
9 2 (0.11%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.056%) Weka
Business Applications
1 25 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.50%) SAP HCM
3 8 (0.45%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
5 5 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.28%) SAP MDM
5 5 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.22%) SAP APO
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.17%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.17%) SAP TEM
8 2 (0.11%) Unica
8 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.56%) Google Analytics
2 9 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (0.28%) SaaS
5 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.11%) Office 365
6 1 (0.056%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.056%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.056%) Taleo
6 1 (0.056%) Force.com
6 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.056%) PaaS
6 1 (0.056%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.73%) LAN
1 13 (0.73%) VoIP
1 13 (0.73%) Internet
2 12 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (0.62%) WAN
4 9 (0.50%) ATM
4 9 (0.50%) VLAN
5 6 (0.34%) Firewall
5 6 (0.34%) SAN
6 5 (0.28%) MPLS
6 5 (0.28%) DNS
6 5 (0.28%) Wireless
6 5 (0.28%) NetScaler
6 5 (0.28%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.17%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.17%) DHCP
8 3 (0.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (12.43%) SQL Server
2 205 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
3 110 (6.16%) Data Mining
4 109 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 96 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 83 (4.65%) MS Access
7 75 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
8 73 (4.09%) Relational Database
9 56 (3.14%) QlikView
10 52 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 51 (2.86%) Big Data
12 42 (2.35%) Hadoop
13 31 (1.74%) Oracle Database
14 24 (1.34%) RDBMS
15 22 (1.23%) Base SAS
16 21 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
19 14 (0.78%) DataStage
20 12 (0.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 17 (0.95%) ERwin
1 17 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (0.73%) Visual Studio
2 13 (0.73%) Toad
3 10 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (0.50%) LSMW
5 6 (0.34%) JIRA
6 5 (0.28%) PowerDesigner
7 4 (0.22%) Subversion
8 3 (0.17%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.11%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.056%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.056%) Maven
10 1 (0.056%) Selenium
10 1 (0.056%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.056%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.056%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.056%) CA Gen
10 1 (0.056%) Kiln
General
1 552 (30.91%) Finance
2 311 (17.41%) Banking
3 95 (5.32%) Retail
4 83 (4.65%) Marketing
5 73 (4.09%) Investment Banking
6 63 (3.53%) Telecoms
7 35 (1.96%) Legal
8 32 (1.79%) Retail Banking
9 23 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 16 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.84%) Front Office
12 12 (0.67%) Back Office
13 10 (0.56%) Publishing
14 8 (0.45%) Games
14 8 (0.45%) Electronics
14 8 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
14 8 (0.45%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.45%) Billing
15 7 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.35%) XML
2 19 (1.06%) Java EE
3 18 (1.01%) .NET
4 11 (0.62%) HTML
4 11 (0.62%) Web Services
5 10 (0.56%) MDX
6 8 (0.45%) FpML
6 8 (0.45%) CSS
7 6 (0.34%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.28%) REST
9 4 (0.22%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (0.22%) SOAP
9 4 (0.22%) XSLT
9 4 (0.22%) ODBC
9 4 (0.22%) Lucene
9 4 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.22%) JSON
10 3 (0.17%) ADO.NET
10 3 (0.17%) RESTful
10 3 (0.17%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 321 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 74 (4.14%) Data Structures
4 68 (3.81%) Statistics
5 60 (3.36%) Reference Data
6 58 (3.25%) Visualisation
7 54 (3.02%) Data Extraction
8 51 (2.86%) Data Integration
9 46 (2.58%) NHS
10 41 (2.30%) Fixed Income
11 39 (2.18%) Data Centre
12 30 (1.68%) Credit Risk
13 26 (1.46%) Mathematics
13 26 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 20 (1.12%) Equities
14 20 (1.12%) Learning Management System
15 16 (0.90%) FMCG
15 16 (0.90%) GIS
16 15 (0.84%) Derivative
17 11 (0.62%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (2.46%) Windows
2 24 (1.34%) UNIX
3 22 (1.23%) Windows 7
4 9 (0.50%) Linux
5 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.22%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.11%) AIX
9 1 (0.056%) SUSE
9 1 (0.056%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (34.83%) Data Analysis
2 315 (17.64%) Migration
3 291 (16.29%) Data Modelling
4 246 (13.77%) Data Migration
5 237 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
6 214 (11.98%) Data Management
7 208 (11.65%) ETL
8 179 (10.02%) Analytics
9 163 (9.13%) Business Analysis
10 153 (8.57%) Validation
10 153 (8.57%) Data Mapping
11 137 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 101 (5.66%) Data Cleansing
13 98 (5.49%) Data Governance
14 94 (5.26%) Project Management
15 91 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
16 88 (4.93%) Data Validation
17 83 (4.65%) CRM
18 57 (3.19%) Logical Data Model
19 55 (3.08%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 841 (47.09%) SQL
2 144 (8.06%) VBA
3 97 (5.43%) T-SQL
4 43 (2.41%) Java
5 42 (2.35%) PL/SQL
6 36 (2.02%) R
7 35 (1.96%) VB
8 28 (1.57%) Python
9 15 (0.84%) C
10 11 (0.62%) C#
11 10 (0.56%) MATLAB
12 8 (0.45%) C++
12 8 (0.45%) Perl
12 8 (0.45%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.39%) JavaScript
13 7 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (0.22%) XPath
15 4 (0.22%) VBScript
15 4 (0.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 101 (5.66%) Degree
2 50 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 30 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.78%) CCNA
4 14 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (0.50%) ISEB
6 8 (0.45%) PhD
7 6 (0.34%) CCNP
8 5 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.22%) CISSP
9 4 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.17%) PMP
10 3 (0.17%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.17%) ACCA
10 3 (0.17%) CIMA
10 3 (0.17%) CISMP
10 3 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.11%) CCDA
11 2 (0.11%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (9.07%) Data Quality
2 47 (2.63%) QA
3 33 (1.85%) Solvency II
4 10 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.28%) SLA
6 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.17%) FATCA
8 2 (0.11%) EMIR
8 2 (0.11%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.11%) COBIT
8 2 (0.11%) MiFID
8 2 (0.11%) Basel II
8 2 (0.11%) GAAP
9 1 (0.056%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.056%) Basel III
9 1 (0.056%) AIFMD
System Software
1 21 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.28%) VMware ESX
2 5 (0.28%) vSphere
3 1 (0.056%) Docker
3 1 (0.056%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (0.39%) SCCM
3 5 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.22%) Jitterbit
5 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.11%) Control-M
7 1 (0.056%) DBAmp
7 1 (0.056%) Oozie
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 270 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 152 (8.51%) Oracle
3 117 (6.55%) SAP
4 68 (3.81%) Informatica
5 61 (3.42%) Tableau
6 32 (1.79%) Teradata
7 30 (1.68%) Cognos
8 27 (1.51%) Cisco
9 18 (1.01%) IBM
9 18 (1.01%) Trillium
10 17 (0.95%) Google
10 17 (0.95%) Talend
11 15 (0.84%) GoldenSource
11 15 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (0.78%) Alteryx
13 13 (0.73%) HP
14 12 (0.67%) Adobe
14 12 (0.67%) Bloomberg
15 11 (0.62%) Remedy
16 10 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £430 to £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
@ITS
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £200 to £255 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £418.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £480.00 - £560.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago