The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analytics over the 3 months to 4 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analytics
Rank 513 508 535
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +27
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 109 92 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 55 27
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£475 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £580 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44294 41615 38269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.78% 76.15% 74.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28706 25700 23210
Average daily rate £418 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1169 1103
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analytics within the UK.

Data Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics within the UK.

Data Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analytics
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 Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 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 -16 94 £500 +19.18% 64
London +13 64 £500 +25.39% 49
City of London -19 15 £725 +62.92% 9
Scotland - 14 £290 - 2
South East -23 13 £425 -22.72% 2
Edinburgh - 10 £290 -
East of England -2 8 £493 +40.71% 2
Berkshire +2 6 £400 -33.33% 1
South West -3 3 £553 +183.33% 2
North West -24 3 £550 - 6
Stirling - 3 - - 1
Cambridge - 3 £550 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £550 -
Essex - 3 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £450 -
Surrey -3 2 £525 -
Reading -6 2 £350 -
Hertfordshire -6 2 - - 1
East Midlands -8 2 £330 +14.78%
Canary Wharf -9 2 £475 +82.69%
Hampshire -10 2 £425 -22.72% 1
Watford - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £330 -
Manchester -12 1 £550 - 5
West Yorkshire -25 1 £800 +82.85%
Yorkshire -33 1 £800 +85.50% 1
Devon - 1 £630 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £340 - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Analytics also 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 that cited Data Analytics.

1 222 (100.00%) Analytics
2 74 (33.33%) Finance
3 64 (28.83%) SQL
4 62 (27.93%) Big Data
5 56 (25.23%) Business Intelligence
6 51 (22.97%) Banking
7 49 (22.07%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (21.17%) Microsoft
9 40 (18.02%) ETL
10 37 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (15.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (15.77%) Hadoop
12 33 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (13.51%) Project Management
14 28 (12.61%) Data Modelling
14 28 (12.61%) Retail
15 26 (11.71%) Degree
16 24 (10.81%) Data Management
17 23 (10.36%) MS Excel
17 23 (10.36%) ITIL
17 23 (10.36%) Data Architecture
18 21 (9.46%) SQL Server
18 21 (9.46%) VMware
19 20 (9.01%) Firewall
19 20 (9.01%) Java
19 20 (9.01%) Oracle
19 20 (9.01%) Windows
20 19 (8.56%) SAS
20 19 (8.56%) Data Mining
20 19 (8.56%) VPN

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Analytics also 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 that cited Data Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (8.56%) SAS
2 13 (5.86%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.05%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.70%) Node.js
6 5 (2.25%) WorkSite
6 5 (2.25%) CMS
7 4 (1.80%) IIS
7 4 (1.80%) Apache
8 3 (1.35%) Confluence
8 3 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (4.50%) SPSS
4 8 (3.60%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.25%) MS Office
6 2 (0.90%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (0.90%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.45%) Summit
3 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.45%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.80%) SaaS
4 4 (1.80%) PaaS
5 3 (1.35%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.35%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.01%) Firewall
2 19 (8.56%) VPN
3 18 (8.11%) MPLS
3 18 (8.11%) LAN
3 18 (8.11%) WAN
4 14 (6.31%) SNMP
4 14 (6.31%) SAN
5 13 (5.86%) SSL
5 13 (5.86%) SMTP
6 12 (5.41%) Network Security
7 8 (3.60%) VLAN
7 8 (3.60%) NetScaler
7 8 (3.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (2.70%) NAS
9 4 (1.80%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (1.80%) HTTP
9 4 (1.80%) Intranet
10 2 (0.90%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.45%) Converged Networks
11 1 (0.45%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (27.93%) Big Data
2 49 (22.07%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (15.77%) Hadoop
4 21 (9.46%) SQL Server
5 19 (8.56%) Data Mining
6 13 (5.86%) NoSQL
7 12 (5.41%) MongoDB
8 10 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.60%) Apache Hive
10 7 (3.15%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.15%) QualityStage
11 6 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.70%) CouchDB
11 6 (2.70%) SAP HANA
11 6 (2.70%) HBase
12 5 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (2.25%) SAP BW
13 4 (1.80%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.35%) Toad
2 3 (1.35%) JIRA
2 3 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
General
1 74 (33.33%) Finance
2 51 (22.97%) Banking
3 28 (12.61%) Retail
4 14 (6.31%) Retail Banking
5 13 (5.86%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.95%) Marketing
7 7 (3.15%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (3.15%) Automotive
8 5 (2.25%) Legal
9 4 (1.80%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.90%) Back Office
10 2 (0.90%) Games
11 1 (0.45%) Military
11 1 (0.45%) French Language
11 1 (0.45%) German Language
11 1 (0.45%) Front Office
11 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (17.57%) Analyst
2 31 (13.96%) Architect
2 31 (13.96%) Project Manager
3 24 (10.81%) Developer
4 23 (10.36%) Data Manager
5 17 (7.66%) Data Analyst
6 13 (5.86%) Senior Manager
7 12 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 12 (5.41%) Consultant
7 12 (5.41%) Data Architect
8 11 (4.95%) Business Manager
9 9 (4.05%) Test Analyst
9 9 (4.05%) Programme Manager
10 8 (3.60%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.60%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (3.60%) Data Analytics Manager
11 7 (3.15%) Test Manager
11 7 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.70%) Administrator
12 6 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.76%) Web Services
2 12 (5.41%) HTML
3 8 (3.60%) .NET
3 8 (3.60%) HTML5
4 6 (2.70%) REST
4 6 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.70%) CSS
5 5 (2.25%) JSON
5 5 (2.25%) WCF
5 5 (2.25%) WPF
5 5 (2.25%) Silverlight
5 5 (2.25%) LINQ
5 5 (2.25%) SOAP
5 5 (2.25%) RESTful
6 4 (1.80%) Entity Framework
6 4 (1.80%) CSS3
6 4 (1.80%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (1.80%) React
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.86%) Data Integration
3 11 (4.95%) Visualisation
3 11 (4.95%) Data Extraction
4 9 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.05%) PKI
5 8 (3.60%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.60%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.60%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.60%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.15%) Statistics
6 7 (3.15%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.25%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.80%) FMCG
8 4 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.90%) Social Media
9 2 (0.90%) User Experience
9 2 (0.90%) Economics
9 2 (0.90%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.01%) Windows
2 6 (2.70%) Linux
2 6 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.80%) Android
4 4 (1.80%) UNIX
4 4 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (100.00%) Analytics
2 56 (25.23%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (18.02%) ETL
4 37 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (15.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (13.51%) Project Management
7 28 (12.61%) Data Modelling
8 24 (10.81%) Data Management
9 23 (10.36%) ITIL
9 23 (10.36%) Data Architecture
10 17 (7.66%) PRINCE2
11 16 (7.21%) Big Data Analytics
12 15 (6.76%) Service Delivery
12 15 (6.76%) Data Analysis
13 14 (6.31%) Migration
14 13 (5.86%) Process Management
14 13 (5.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (5.86%) E-Discovery
15 12 (5.41%) Customer Analytics
15 12 (5.41%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.83%) SQL
2 20 (9.01%) Java
3 19 (8.56%) JavaScript
3 19 (8.56%) R
4 16 (7.21%) Python
5 12 (5.41%) C#
6 11 (4.95%) Scala
7 8 (3.60%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.15%) Ruby
9 6 (2.70%) MATLAB
9 6 (2.70%) VBA
10 3 (1.35%) C
11 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.90%) Perl
11 2 (0.90%) PHP
12 1 (0.45%) VB
12 1 (0.45%) C++
12 1 (0.45%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (11.71%) Degree
2 11 (4.95%) ISEB
3 10 (4.50%) Postgraduate
3 10 (4.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.05%) MBA
5 8 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (1.80%) VCAP
8 4 (1.80%) CCNP
9 3 (1.35%) MCITP
10 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.90%) PhD
11 1 (0.45%) CCNA
11 1 (0.45%) PMP
11 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (3.15%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.35%) Basel III
3 3 (1.35%) SLA
3 3 (1.35%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.90%) FATCA
5 1 (0.45%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.45%) Basel II
5 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 19 (8.56%) Active Directory
1 19 (8.56%) vSphere
2 16 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.05%) XenServer
5 8 (3.60%) vCloud
6 5 (2.25%) XenApp
7 3 (1.35%) Docker
7 3 (1.35%) HDFS
8 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.35%) Mesos
2 1 (0.45%) Puppet
2 1 (0.45%) OPNET
2 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 47 (21.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.46%) VMware
3 20 (9.01%) Oracle
4 17 (7.66%) Teradata
5 16 (7.21%) IBM
6 14 (6.31%) Cisco
6 14 (6.31%) Citrix
6 14 (6.31%) Juniper
7 13 (5.86%) CommVault
7 13 (5.86%) NetApp
7 13 (5.86%) HP
7 13 (5.86%) Dell
8 10 (4.50%) SAP
9 9 (4.05%) CheckPoint
10 8 (3.60%) Brocade
10 8 (3.60%) F5
10 8 (3.60%) Informatica
11 7 (3.15%) Google
11 7 (3.15%) Netezza
12 6 (2.70%) Alteryx
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