The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
UK
Rank 192 180 148
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 588 680 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.30% 1.33% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.40% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 474 531
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £199 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 39
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.00 £18.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.05 £22.05 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.59 £16.13 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.08% -10.41%

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 524 £363 -3.33% 113
London +8 304 £375 -6.25% 49
South East -1 95 £363 -3.33% 19
City of London +3 59 £375 -16.66% 13
Scotland +34 45 £300 -11.11% 6
Berkshire +30 42 £380 +8.57% 1
North West +21 32 £338 +6.29% 14
West Midlands -6 27 £225 -25.00% 3
Edinburgh +30 22 £375 -14.28% 4
East of England -11 21 £313 -24.24% 12
South West -21 18 £331 -19.20% 4
Reading +18 15 £350 +34.61% 1
Manchester +4 13 £363 +17.88% 4
East Midlands +4 13 £225 -18.18% 2
Glasgow -1 13 £313 -1.96% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 13 £200 -50.00% 3
Yorkshire -14 12 £369 +15.23% 10
Surrey +20 11 £300 -22.58% 6
Milton Keynes -3 11 £200 -46.66% 2
Hampshire +1 10 £351 -17.35% 4
Cheshire +23 9 £381 +20.07% 8
Essex +2 9 £225 -50.00%
Warwickshire -8 8 £225 -25.00%
Bristol -11 8 £313 -15.25% 1
Cardiff +19 7 £308 -1.60%
South Wales +17 7 £308 +6.95%
Wales +8 7 £308 +6.95%
Bracknell -1 7 £450 +95.65%
Warwick -1 7 £225 -18.18%
South Yorkshire +4 6 £413 +10.00% 3

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 566 (45.35%) SQL
2 383 (30.69%) Data Analysis
3 353 (28.29%) Finance
4 244 (19.55%) Data Modelling
5 227 (18.19%) Analytical Skills
6 222 (17.79%) Data Quality
7 218 (17.47%) Migration
8 185 (14.82%) Business Intelligence
8 185 (14.82%) MS Excel
9 180 (14.42%) Analytics
10 174 (13.94%) Data Management
11 169 (13.54%) Data Migration
12 158 (12.66%) ETL
13 154 (12.34%) Oracle
14 151 (12.10%) Microsoft
15 150 (12.02%) SQL Server
15 150 (12.02%) Data Warehouse
16 144 (11.54%) Banking
17 118 (9.46%) Python
18 106 (8.49%) SAP
19 104 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
20 103 (8.25%) Degree
21 98 (7.85%) Data Cleansing
22 94 (7.53%) SAS
23 92 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
24 87 (6.97%) Big Data
25 83 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 81 (6.49%) Visualisation
27 79 (6.33%) R
28 78 (6.25%) Data Analytics

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 94 (7.53%) SAS
2 33 (2.64%) Apache Spark
3 21 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 12 (0.96%) Confluence
5 5 (0.40%) CMS
5 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.40%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.32%) Apache
6 4 (0.32%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.24%) Smallworld
7 3 (0.24%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.080%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.080%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.080%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 185 (14.82%) MS Excel
2 69 (5.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 63 (5.05%) MS Office
4 56 (4.49%) Spreadsheet
5 22 (1.76%) MS Visio
6 19 (1.52%) SPSS
7 13 (1.04%) MS Project
8 4 (0.32%) Stata
9 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 33 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.80%) Maximo
2 10 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (0.64%) FastStats
5 7 (0.56%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.56%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.56%) thinkFolio
6 6 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.40%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.40%) SAP PM
8 4 (0.32%) Relativity
8 4 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.60%) Google Analytics
2 8 (0.64%) SaaS
3 6 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.32%) Office 365
6 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.16%) AdWords
7 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.080%) AdSense
8 1 (0.080%) CallidusCloud
8 1 (0.080%) Force.com
8 1 (0.080%) G Suite
8 1 (0.080%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 10 (0.80%) Internet
3 7 (0.56%) Firewall
3 7 (0.56%) LAN
3 7 (0.56%) WAN
4 6 (0.48%) Wireless
5 5 (0.40%) DHCP
5 5 (0.40%) MPLS
5 5 (0.40%) VLAN
6 4 (0.32%) Intranet
6 4 (0.32%) LDAP
7 3 (0.24%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.16%) SAN
8 2 (0.16%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.080%) Broadband
9 1 (0.080%) NAS
9 1 (0.080%) Network Security
9 1 (0.080%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.080%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (12.02%) Data Warehouse
1 150 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 87 (6.97%) Big Data
3 83 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (5.53%) Relational Database
5 67 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 61 (4.89%) Hadoop
7 47 (3.77%) Data Mining
8 42 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
9 39 (3.13%) DB2
10 32 (2.56%) Power BI
11 30 (2.40%) MS Access
11 30 (2.40%) QlikView
12 25 (2.00%) Apache Hive
13 24 (1.92%) NoSQL
13 24 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (1.76%) GIS
15 19 (1.52%) DataStage
16 17 (1.36%) Oracle Database
16 17 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (2.08%) JIRA
2 23 (1.84%) ERwin
3 19 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (0.48%) PowerDesigner
4 6 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.32%) Toad
6 4 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.24%) AccuRev
7 3 (0.24%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.24%) Selenium
8 2 (0.16%) git-flow
8 2 (0.16%) LSMW
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 353 (28.29%) Finance
2 144 (11.54%) Banking
3 66 (5.29%) Retail
4 53 (4.25%) Marketing
5 50 (4.01%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.68%) Advertising
7 21 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (0.88%) Back Office
9 11 (0.88%) General Ledger
9 11 (0.88%) Legal
10 8 (0.64%) Front Office
10 8 (0.64%) Law
11 7 (0.56%) Billing
12 6 (0.48%) Electronics
12 6 (0.48%) French Language
12 6 (0.48%) German Language
12 6 (0.48%) Publishing
13 5 (0.40%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.45%) XML
2 21 (1.68%) Web Services
3 17 (1.36%) HTML
4 14 (1.12%) XML Messaging
5 12 (0.96%) .NET
6 9 (0.72%) JSON
7 8 (0.64%) CSS
7 8 (0.64%) Kafka
7 8 (0.64%) Regular Expression
7 8 (0.64%) WSDL
8 7 (0.56%) J2EE
8 7 (0.56%) XML Schema
9 6 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (0.48%) JDBC
9 6 (0.48%) RESTful
9 6 (0.48%) Servlets
10 5 (0.40%) Mason
10 5 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.32%) REST
11 4 (0.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 227 (18.19%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (5.37%) Management Information System
3 51 (4.09%) Data Structures
4 34 (2.72%) Reference Data
5 29 (2.32%) Data Centre
6 28 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (1.52%) FMCG
8 19 (1.52%) NHS
9 18 (1.44%) Credit Risk
10 14 (1.12%) Equities
11 12 (0.96%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.64%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.64%) Hedge funds
12 8 (0.64%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.56%) Derivative
13 7 (0.56%) SWIFT
13 7 (0.56%) User Experience
14 5 (0.40%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.32%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 37 (2.96%) Linux
2 30 (2.40%) Windows
3 28 (2.24%) Unix
4 3 (0.24%) AIX
5 2 (0.16%) Android
5 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.16%) Solaris
5 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.080%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.080%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (30.69%) Data Analysis
2 244 (19.55%) Data Modelling
3 218 (17.47%) Migration
4 185 (14.82%) Business Intelligence
5 180 (14.42%) Analytics
6 174 (13.94%) Data Management
7 169 (13.54%) Data Migration
8 158 (12.66%) ETL
9 104 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 98 (7.85%) Data Cleansing
11 92 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 81 (6.49%) Visualisation
13 78 (6.25%) CRM
13 78 (6.25%) Data Analytics
14 69 (5.53%) Data Mapping
14 69 (5.53%) Statistics
15 68 (5.45%) ERP
16 60 (4.81%) Business Analysis
17 59 (4.73%) Data Governance
18 53 (4.25%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 566 (45.35%) SQL
2 118 (9.46%) Python
3 79 (6.33%) R
4 75 (6.01%) VBA
5 43 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 30 (2.40%) Java
7 21 (1.68%) C++
8 20 (1.60%) JavaScript
8 20 (1.60%) PL/SQL
9 13 (1.04%) C#
9 13 (1.04%) Perl
10 12 (0.96%) C
11 10 (0.80%) MATLAB
12 7 (0.56%) Scala
13 6 (0.48%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.48%) PHP
14 5 (0.40%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.40%) VB
15 2 (0.16%) ABAP
15 2 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 103 (8.25%) Degree
2 38 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.80%) PhD
5 7 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (0.48%) ISEB
6 6 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.40%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.24%) ACCA
8 3 (0.24%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.16%) CBAP
9 2 (0.16%) CIMA
9 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.16%) GISP
9 2 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.080%) CFA
10 1 (0.080%) HND
10 1 (0.080%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (17.79%) Data Quality
2 23 (1.84%) QA
3 16 (1.28%) IFRS
4 15 (1.20%) Solvency II
5 12 (0.96%) IFRS 9
6 11 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.64%) GDPR
8 7 (0.56%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.16%) Basel II
10 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.16%) SLA
10 2 (0.16%) WCAG
11 1 (0.080%) BS7666
11 1 (0.080%) FATCA
11 1 (0.080%) GAAP
11 1 (0.080%) IAS 39
11 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.080%) MiFID
11 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.56%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.40%) HDFS
3 5 (0.40%) vSphere
3 5 (0.40%) XenApp
4 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.080%) Firmware
5 1 (0.080%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (0.56%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 6 (0.48%) Rsyslog
3 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.16%) Ansible
4 2 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.080%) Ambari
5 1 (0.080%) Oozie
5 1 (0.080%) SCCM
5 1 (0.080%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 154 (12.34%) Oracle
2 151 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 106 (8.49%) SAP
4 74 (5.93%) Tableau
5 48 (3.85%) Teradata
6 29 (2.32%) Cognos
7 28 (2.24%) Sybase
8 23 (1.84%) Bloomberg
8 23 (1.84%) Google
8 23 (1.84%) Informatica
9 20 (1.60%) Netezza
10 19 (1.52%) IBM
10 19 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.52%) Talend
11 13 (1.04%) Reuters
12 10 (0.80%) Ab Initio
12 10 (0.80%) VMware
13 9 (0.72%) Adobe
13 9 (0.72%) Cisco
13 9 (0.72%) NetApp
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £270 to £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day Initial contract until end of March (+ extension th
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Venturi
Rate: £18 - £20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £225.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Middletons Assured Talent
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + experience dependant
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wimbledon
Spectrum IT
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
IQ Telecom
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Wimbledon
Spectrum IT
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 26 days ago