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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 147 174 143
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 845 636 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.50% 1.19% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.29% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 376 508
Average daily rate
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£350 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 46 52
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.38 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £24.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.82
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.38%

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
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 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +30 760 £350 -6.66% 197
London +39 394 £413 +0.30% 95
South East -7 105 £250 -28.50% 31
City of London +38 100 £400 -9.60% 38
Scotland +4 59 £350 +27.27% 11
South West +5 58 £350 +21.73% 20
West Midlands +1 53 £214 -43.37% 11
North West +38 49 £293 +11.42% 18
Yorkshire +16 47 £375 +21.95% 14
Bristol +2 31 £350 +18.64% 13
West Yorkshire +11 30 £338 +9.75% 10
East of England -29 29 £325 -7.14% 6
Glasgow -1 28 £320 +16.36% 7
Edinburgh -12 26 £350 +32.07% 2
Birmingham +17 23 £156 -60.93% 4
Cheshire +15 22 £325 +8.33% 1
Berkshire +9 19 £350 +12.90% 8
Hampshire +5 19 £133 -55.29% 4
East Midlands +16 18 £425 +46.55% 2
South Yorkshire +15 16 £388 - 2
Warwickshire +8 16 £275 - 4
Surrey +2 15 £325 -7.14% 5
Sheffield - 15 £388 - 2
Buckinghamshire -4 14 £251 -42.41% 3
East Sussex -1 13 £280 -22.75% 3
Wiltshire -2 12 £388 +77.14% 3
Manchester +2 11 £210 +40.00% 15
Wales -9 11 £479 +74.09% 3
Cardiff +5 9 £479 +66.52% 2
Halifax 0 9 £435 +74.00%

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 723 (46.02%) SQL
2 555 (35.33%) Data Analysis
3 470 (29.92%) Finance
4 301 (19.16%) MS Excel
5 276 (17.57%) Migration
6 238 (15.15%) Data Modelling
7 237 (15.09%) Banking
8 232 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
8 232 (14.77%) SQL Server
9 231 (14.70%) Data Migration
10 213 (13.56%) Microsoft
11 182 (11.58%) ETL
12 177 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
13 176 (11.20%) Data Management
14 174 (11.08%) Oracle
15 152 (9.68%) Analytics
16 136 (8.66%) SAP
17 129 (8.21%) VBA
18 128 (8.15%) SAS
19 126 (8.02%) Data Quality
20 125 (7.96%) Business Analysis
21 115 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
22 109 (6.94%) Data Mapping
23 107 (6.81%) Data Mining
24 105 (6.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 104 (6.62%) Validation
25 104 (6.62%) MS Access
26 103 (6.56%) Data Cleansing
27 95 (6.05%) Marketing
28 88 (5.60%) Investment Banking

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 128 (8.15%) SAS
2 59 (3.76%) SharePoint
3 9 (0.57%) Apache Pig
4 7 (0.45%) CMS
4 7 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.25%) Lync
6 2 (0.13%) Confluence
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.13%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.13%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.13%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.064%) CICS
7 1 (0.064%) IIS
7 1 (0.064%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.064%) WordPress
Applications
1 301 (19.16%) MS Excel
2 71 (4.52%) MS Office
3 58 (3.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (2.93%) Spreadsheet
4 46 (2.93%) SPSS
5 40 (2.55%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.76%) PowerPivot
7 11 (0.70%) MS Project
8 4 (0.25%) FastStats
9 2 (0.13%) Gephi
9 2 (0.13%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (1.34%) Markit EDM
2 13 (0.83%) SAP SD
2 13 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.76%) Google Analytics
4 11 (0.70%) SAP FI
5 10 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.64%) SAP CO
5 10 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (0.57%) SAP HR
7 8 (0.51%) SAP SRM
7 8 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.38%) RMDS
10 5 (0.32%) Maximo
11 4 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
11 4 (0.25%) SAP SCM
11 4 (0.25%) SAP PP
11 4 (0.25%) SAP R/3
12 3 (0.19%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (0.25%) Office 365
3 3 (0.19%) Taleo
4 2 (0.13%) Heroku
4 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.064%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.95%) Firewall
2 11 (0.70%) FTP
2 11 (0.70%) Internet
3 10 (0.64%) LAN
4 9 (0.57%) WAN
5 7 (0.45%) LDAP
6 5 (0.32%) VoIP
7 4 (0.25%) MPLS
8 3 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.19%) 3G
8 3 (0.19%) Intranet
8 3 (0.19%) DSL
8 3 (0.19%) VLAN
9 2 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.13%) LTE
9 2 (0.13%) Nortel Meridian
9 2 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.13%) Extranet
9 2 (0.13%) 2G
9 2 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
1 232 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 107 (6.81%) Data Mining
3 105 (6.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 104 (6.62%) MS Access
5 68 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (4.20%) Relational Database
7 36 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (2.16%) Big Data
9 31 (1.97%) Oracle Database
10 28 (1.78%) MySQL
11 26 (1.65%) Data Mart
12 25 (1.59%) QlikView
13 24 (1.53%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.34%) Hadoop
15 19 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
16 15 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
18 13 (0.83%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 18 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
2 11 (0.70%) Toad
3 10 (0.64%) LSMW
4 8 (0.51%) JIRA
5 7 (0.45%) ERwin
6 5 (0.32%) PowerDesigner
7 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.19%) Subversion
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.19%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.19%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.064%) ProC
10 1 (0.064%) Jenkins
General
1 470 (29.92%) Finance
2 237 (15.09%) Banking
3 95 (6.05%) Marketing
4 88 (5.60%) Investment Banking
5 76 (4.84%) Retail
6 66 (4.20%) Telecoms
7 26 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 25 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (1.34%) Front Office
10 19 (1.21%) Back Office
11 16 (1.02%) Retail Banking
11 16 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.95%) Local Government
13 10 (0.64%) Legal
14 9 (0.57%) Advertising
14 9 (0.57%) Publishing
14 9 (0.57%) Private Banking
15 8 (0.51%) Automotive
16 7 (0.45%) Billing
17 6 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (1.97%) XML
2 21 (1.34%) .NET
3 12 (0.76%) MDX
4 11 (0.70%) Middleware
5 9 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (0.45%) HTML
7 6 (0.38%) FpML
7 6 (0.38%) XSD
8 5 (0.32%) XML Schema
9 4 (0.25%) Mason
10 3 (0.19%) EDI
10 3 (0.19%) ADO
10 3 (0.19%) SOAP
10 3 (0.19%) Web Services
11 2 (0.13%) REST
11 2 (0.13%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (0.13%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.09%) Management Information System
2 70 (4.46%) NHS
3 54 (3.44%) Data Extraction
4 46 (2.93%) Statistics
5 43 (2.74%) Mathematics
6 42 (2.67%) Visualisation
7 38 (2.42%) Reference Data
8 32 (2.04%) Data Integration
9 25 (1.59%) Credit Risk
10 21 (1.34%) Fixed Income
11 18 (1.15%) Market Risk
12 17 (1.08%) Economics
12 17 (1.08%) Computer Science
13 16 (1.02%) Derivative
14 15 (0.95%) CMDB
15 14 (0.89%) FMCG
16 13 (0.83%) Equities
17 11 (0.70%) Data Conversion
18 10 (0.64%) CESG
19 9 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 25 (1.59%) Windows
2 24 (1.53%) UNIX
3 15 (0.95%) Linux
4 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.064%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.064%) Solaris
5 1 (0.064%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (35.33%) Data Analysis
2 276 (17.57%) Migration
3 238 (15.15%) Data Modelling
4 231 (14.70%) Data Migration
5 182 (11.58%) ETL
6 177 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
7 176 (11.20%) Data Management
8 152 (9.68%) Analytics
9 125 (7.96%) Business Analysis
10 115 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 109 (6.94%) Data Mapping
12 104 (6.62%) Validation
13 103 (6.56%) Data Cleansing
14 66 (4.20%) Project Management
15 59 (3.76%) Asset Management
16 53 (3.37%) ITIL
17 48 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
18 47 (2.99%) Data Governance
19 45 (2.86%) CRM
20 41 (2.61%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 723 (46.02%) SQL
2 129 (8.21%) VBA
3 72 (4.58%) T-SQL
4 41 (2.61%) PL/SQL
4 41 (2.61%) VB
5 24 (1.53%) R
6 18 (1.15%) Java
6 18 (1.15%) Python
7 15 (0.95%) C#
8 10 (0.64%) JavaScript
8 10 (0.64%) Perl
9 8 (0.51%) C
10 7 (0.45%) VBScript
11 6 (0.38%) Ruby
11 6 (0.38%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.32%) Scala
13 4 (0.25%) PHP
14 3 (0.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 3 (0.19%) ABAP
15 2 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (4.90%) Degree
2 50 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.02%) ISEB
5 14 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (0.64%) PhD
7 8 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.38%) IIBA
9 6 (0.38%) CBAP
9 6 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.38%) ACCA
9 6 (0.38%) CIMA
10 5 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.19%) CCNA
12 2 (0.13%) Avaya Certification
13 1 (0.064%) PMP
13 1 (0.064%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.064%) HNC
13 1 (0.064%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (8.02%) Data Quality
2 61 (3.88%) QA
3 13 (0.83%) SLA
4 6 (0.38%) EMIR
4 6 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.38%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.25%) Basel II
6 3 (0.19%) MiFID
6 3 (0.19%) Basel III
7 2 (0.13%) P3O
7 2 (0.13%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.064%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.064%) COREP
8 1 (0.064%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.064%) NFS
2 1 (0.064%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.064%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (0.64%) Tivoli
2 7 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.19%) SCCM
5 2 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.13%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.064%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 213 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 174 (11.08%) Oracle
3 136 (8.66%) SAP
4 88 (5.60%) Business Objects
5 52 (3.31%) Tableau
6 40 (2.55%) Teradata
7 35 (2.23%) Informatica
8 30 (1.91%) Cognos
9 24 (1.53%) Trillium
10 20 (1.27%) Bloomberg
11 18 (1.15%) Talend
12 17 (1.08%) Ab Initio
13 15 (0.95%) Remedy
13 15 (0.95%) Google
14 14 (0.89%) Reuters
14 14 (0.89%) Cisco
15 13 (0.83%) Sybase
16 12 (0.76%) Charles River
16 12 (0.76%) IBM
17 11 (0.70%) HP
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