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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analytics
Rank 516 509 506
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 60 57 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.15% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 25
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £305 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 £550
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -21 53 £500 +17.64% 44
London -24 34 £500 +21.95% 39
City of London +10 6 £450 +20.00% 10
North West -8 6 £425 -32.00% 1
Scotland - 6 £265 -
Manchester - 6 £425 - 1
Edinburgh - 6 £265 -
South East -28 5 £563 +181.25% 3
Surrey +1 4 £550 +175.00% 1
West Midlands -3 3 £300 -36.84% 1
Coventry +2 2 £300 -36.84%
Yorkshire -10 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
East Midlands +2 1 - -
Bristol -10 1 £450 -5.26%
South West -22 1 £450 -5.26%
East of England - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £575 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £575 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Analytics
2 47 (38.21%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (35.77%) Finance
4 42 (34.15%) SQL
5 33 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (26.83%) Big Data
6 26 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (19.51%) Hadoop
8 23 (18.70%) ETL
8 23 (18.70%) Project Management
9 20 (16.26%) SAS
9 20 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (15.45%) Banking
11 16 (13.01%) Data Modelling
12 15 (12.20%) Oracle
12 15 (12.20%) Data Analysis
13 14 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
14 13 (10.57%) Retail
14 13 (10.57%) Degree
15 12 (9.76%) Marketing
15 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
15 12 (9.76%) Python
16 11 (8.94%) Java
16 11 (8.94%) Migration
16 11 (8.94%) Visualisation
16 11 (8.94%) QlikView
17 10 (8.13%) Data Migration
17 10 (8.13%) Cognos
18 9 (7.32%) Big Data Analytics

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (16.26%) SAS
2 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.07%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.44%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.44%) WorkSite
4 2 (1.63%) CMS
4 2 (1.63%) Node.js
5 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.81%) Confluence
5 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.88%) SPSS
3 4 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.63%) MS Project
4 2 (1.63%) MS Office
5 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.63%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.81%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.81%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) Firewall
2 5 (4.07%) VPN
3 4 (3.25%) LAN
3 4 (3.25%) WAN
3 4 (3.25%) MPLS
4 2 (1.63%) SAN
5 1 (0.81%) DMZ
5 1 (0.81%) Internet
5 1 (0.81%) DNS
5 1 (0.81%) SSL
5 1 (0.81%) SMTP
5 1 (0.81%) DHCP
5 1 (0.81%) SNMP
5 1 (0.81%) VLAN
5 1 (0.81%) NAS
5 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
1 33 (26.83%) Big Data
2 24 (19.51%) Hadoop
3 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.94%) QlikView
5 7 (5.69%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.69%) Data Mining
5 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.88%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (4.88%) MySQL
6 6 (4.88%) Apache Hive
6 6 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.88%) Spotfire
7 5 (4.07%) HBase
8 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.25%) Base SAS
8 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.25%) OLAP
8 4 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (35.77%) Finance
2 19 (15.45%) Banking
3 13 (10.57%) Retail
4 12 (9.76%) Marketing
5 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.88%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.44%) Legal
6 3 (2.44%) Back Office
6 3 (2.44%) Electronics
6 3 (2.44%) Games
6 3 (2.44%) Billing
7 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Front Office
7 2 (1.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.81%) French Language
Job Titles
1 34 (27.64%) Analyst
2 21 (17.07%) Developer
3 20 (16.26%) Project Manager
4 14 (11.38%) Architect
4 14 (11.38%) Data Analyst
5 11 (8.94%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.50%) Data Architect
6 8 (6.50%) SAS Developer
7 7 (5.69%) Data Manager
8 6 (4.88%) Data Analytics Manager
8 6 (4.88%) Visual Analytics Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 5 (4.07%) Test Manager
9 5 (4.07%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Consultant
10 4 (3.25%) Data Consultant
10 4 (3.25%) Business Architect
10 4 (3.25%) Data Analytics Consultant
11 3 (2.44%) Business Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) MDX
2 3 (2.44%) .NET
2 3 (2.44%) Web Services
2 3 (2.44%) XML
2 3 (2.44%) JSON
2 3 (2.44%) REST
3 2 (1.63%) HTML
3 2 (1.63%) Kafka
3 2 (1.63%) ExpressJS
3 2 (1.63%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (1.63%) PhoneGap
3 2 (1.63%) XSD
3 2 (1.63%) J2EE
3 2 (1.63%) CSS
3 2 (1.63%) SOAP
4 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.81%) Lucene
4 1 (0.81%) Spring
4 1 (0.81%) Java EE
4 1 (0.81%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.94%) Visualisation
3 8 (6.50%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.88%) Data Extraction
5 5 (4.07%) Open Source
5 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.25%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.25%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.25%) FMCG
7 3 (2.44%) Replication
7 3 (2.44%) Clustering
7 3 (2.44%) DTV
8 2 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.63%) Derivative
8 2 (1.63%) Statistics
8 2 (1.63%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.63%) Equities
8 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.63%) Social Media
8 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.69%) Windows
2 6 (4.88%) Linux
3 5 (4.07%) UNIX
4 3 (2.44%) Android
4 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (100.00%) Analytics
2 47 (38.21%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (18.70%) Project Management
4 23 (18.70%) ETL
5 16 (13.01%) Data Modelling
6 15 (12.20%) Data Analysis
7 14 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.94%) Migration
9 10 (8.13%) Data Migration
10 9 (7.32%) Waterfall
10 9 (7.32%) Big Data Analytics
11 8 (6.50%) Data Architecture
12 7 (5.69%) PRINCE2
13 6 (4.88%) ITIL
13 6 (4.88%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.88%) Scrum
13 6 (4.88%) Data Management
13 6 (4.88%) Information Architecture
13 6 (4.88%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 42 (34.15%) SQL
2 12 (9.76%) Python
3 11 (8.94%) Java
4 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.88%) C
5 5 (4.07%) R
6 4 (3.25%) Perl
6 4 (3.25%) VBScript
7 3 (2.44%) VBA
7 3 (2.44%) Scala
8 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.63%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.63%) PHP
8 2 (1.63%) C++
8 2 (1.63%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.81%) Ruby
9 1 (0.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (10.57%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.07%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.25%) ISEB
5 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.63%) VCP4
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) PhD
7 1 (0.81%) CCNA
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.81%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ACCA
7 1 (0.81%) CIMA
7 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.63%) CRD IV
2 2 (1.63%) Basel II
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.25%) XenServer
2 4 (3.25%) vSphere
3 2 (1.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.63%) HDFS
4 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.81%) vCloud
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.81%) Docker
4 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) Nagios
2 2 (1.63%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.63%) Munin
2 2 (1.63%) Ambari
2 2 (1.63%) Oozie
2 2 (1.63%) OpenView
2 2 (1.63%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.81%) Mesos
3 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) Cacti
3 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) Oracle
2 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.13%) Cognos
4 9 (7.32%) Tableau
5 7 (5.69%) SAP
5 7 (5.69%) Teradata
5 7 (5.69%) HP
6 6 (4.88%) Hyperion
6 6 (4.88%) VMware
6 6 (4.88%) Palantir
7 4 (3.25%) Google
7 4 (3.25%) Cisco
7 4 (3.25%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (2.44%) IBM
8 3 (2.44%) Informatica
8 3 (2.44%) Splunk
8 3 (2.44%) Netezza
9 2 (1.63%) NetApp
9 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.63%) Dell
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