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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analytics
Rank 563 538 559
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 55 48 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.091% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 15
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£436 £430 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £325 £544
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -40.22%
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
42898 38918 40274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.04% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27476 24169 23477
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1150 1496
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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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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 -23 53 £435 - 52
London -19 30 £410 -8.88% 30
City of London +13 10 £398 -11.17% 9
North West -9 7 £465 +43.07% 4
South East -19 6 £475 +46.15% 7
West Midlands - 5 £350 - 1
Berkshire +10 3 £475 +46.15% 2
Cheshire +8 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £431 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £431 - 2
Edinburgh -1 2 £500 +33.33% 1
Scotland -9 2 £500 +33.33% 1
Merseyside - 2 £455 -
South West - 2 £445 - 5
Liverpool - 2 £455 -
Reading +14 1 £475 +46.15% 1
Manchester -8 1 £475 +46.15% 4
Leeds - 1 - - 2
Slough - 1 - -
Southampton - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Analytics
2 49 (32.67%) Finance
3 48 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (31.33%) SQL
5 39 (26.00%) SAS
6 37 (24.67%) Big Data
7 32 (21.33%) ETL
8 30 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 27 (18.00%) SQL Server
10 25 (16.67%) Data Analysis
11 23 (15.33%) Banking
11 23 (15.33%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (15.33%) Project Management
12 22 (14.67%) Hadoop
12 22 (14.67%) Degree
12 22 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (13.33%) Marketing
14 19 (12.67%) Ab Initio
14 19 (12.67%) Microsoft
14 19 (12.67%) Visualisation
15 18 (12.00%) Oracle
15 18 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (11.33%) Java
16 17 (11.33%) MS Excel
16 17 (11.33%) Data Quality
16 17 (11.33%) QlikView
17 16 (10.67%) Data Architecture
18 15 (10.00%) Tableau
18 15 (10.00%) Waterfall

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 39 (26.00%) SAS
2 7 (4.67%) Apache Pig
3 6 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.33%) IIS
4 2 (1.33%) Apache
4 2 (1.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.67%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.33%) SPSS
3 4 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.67%) MS Office
4 3 (2.00%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.33%) MS Project
6 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.67%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.33%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (1.33%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.33%) Firewall
1 2 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) MPLS
2 1 (0.67%) VLAN
2 1 (0.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.67%) LAN
2 1 (0.67%) WAN
2 1 (0.67%) SMTP
2 1 (0.67%) SNMP
2 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.67%) VPN
2 1 (0.67%) DNS
2 1 (0.67%) SSL
2 1 (0.67%) SAN
2 1 (0.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.67%) Big Data
2 27 (18.00%) SQL Server
3 23 (15.33%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (14.67%) Hadoop
5 18 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (11.33%) QlikView
7 11 (7.33%) Spotfire
8 10 (6.67%) Data Mining
9 9 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (4.00%) MySQL
11 6 (4.00%) DataStage
12 5 (3.33%) MS Access
12 5 (3.33%) Apache Hive
12 5 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
13 4 (2.67%) HBase
13 4 (2.67%) MongoDB
13 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
13 4 (2.67%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.33%) JIRA
2 2 (1.33%) Subversion
2 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.67%) Maven
3 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.67%) Hudson
3 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 49 (32.67%) Finance
2 23 (15.33%) Banking
3 20 (13.33%) Marketing
4 10 (6.67%) Retail
5 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.67%) Advertising
6 7 (4.67%) Spanish Language
7 5 (3.33%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.67%) German Language
8 4 (2.67%) Legal
8 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.67%) Electronics
9 3 (2.00%) Military
10 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.33%) Front Office
11 1 (0.67%) Publishing
11 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (32.00%) Analyst
2 40 (26.67%) Developer
3 29 (19.33%) Data Analyst
4 20 (13.33%) Architect
5 17 (11.33%) Business Analyst
6 15 (10.00%) Consultant
7 12 (8.00%) Data Architect
8 10 (6.67%) Data Consultant
8 10 (6.67%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 10 (6.67%) Visual Analytics Developer
9 8 (5.33%) SAS Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.67%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.00%) Hadoop Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Big Data Architect
12 5 (3.33%) OSS Architect
13 4 (2.67%) Data Programmer
13 4 (2.67%) Principal Architect
13 4 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 4 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.33%) .NET
2 9 (6.00%) XML
3 5 (3.33%) MDX
3 5 (3.33%) HTML
4 3 (2.00%) CSS
4 3 (2.00%) Web Services
5 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.33%) WPF
5 2 (1.33%) HTML5
6 1 (0.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.67%) REST
6 1 (0.67%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.67%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.67%) MEAP
6 1 (0.67%) jQuery
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.67%) WCF
6 1 (0.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.67%) Visualisation
3 14 (9.33%) Data Integration
4 8 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.33%) Statistics
4 8 (5.33%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.67%) Data Extraction
6 6 (4.00%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.33%) Open Source
7 5 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.67%) DTV
8 4 (2.67%) Equities
8 4 (2.67%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.67%) Market Risk
9 3 (2.00%) Derivative
9 3 (2.00%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.33%) Semantic Web
10 2 (1.33%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.00%) Windows
1 6 (4.00%) Linux
2 4 (2.67%) UNIX
3 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.67%) Fedora
3 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.67%) Android
3 1 (0.67%) CentOS
3 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (100.00%) Analytics
2 48 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (21.33%) ETL
4 30 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 25 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 23 (15.33%) Project Management
7 16 (10.67%) Data Architecture
8 15 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (10.00%) Data Management
8 15 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 14 (9.33%) Big Data Analytics
10 12 (8.00%) Data Governance
11 11 (7.33%) Master Data Management
12 10 (6.67%) Visual Analytics
12 10 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
13 9 (6.00%) Scrum
14 8 (5.33%) Business Analysis
14 8 (5.33%) Test Strategy
15 7 (4.67%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 47 (31.33%) SQL
2 17 (11.33%) Java
3 8 (5.33%) VBA
3 8 (5.33%) Python
4 6 (4.00%) C#
5 5 (3.33%) C++
5 5 (3.33%) R
6 4 (2.67%) C
6 4 (2.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.00%) Perl
7 3 (2.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.33%) VBScript
8 2 (1.33%) Ruby
8 2 (1.33%) SAS Macro
8 2 (1.33%) SPARQL
8 2 (1.33%) PHP
8 2 (1.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.67%) Scala
9 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (14.67%) Degree
2 8 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.00%) PhD
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.67%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.00%) CRD IV
2 3 (2.00%) Basel II
3 2 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.67%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.67%) XenServer
2 1 (0.67%) vSphere
2 1 (0.67%) vCloud
2 1 (0.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.67%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 19 (12.67%) Microsoft
1 19 (12.67%) Ab Initio
2 18 (12.00%) Oracle
3 15 (10.00%) Tableau
4 14 (9.33%) Informatica
5 13 (8.67%) Cognos
6 9 (6.00%) Trillium
6 9 (6.00%) Palantir
7 8 (5.33%) SAP
7 8 (5.33%) IBM
8 7 (4.67%) Google
9 6 (4.00%) Teradata
10 5 (3.33%) Facebook
10 5 (3.33%) Twitter
10 5 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (3.33%) Hyperion
11 4 (2.67%) Datanomic
11 4 (2.67%) Business Objects
11 4 (2.67%) DataFlux
12 3 (2.00%) VMware
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