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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analytics
Rank 525 530 537
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 100 86 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 35
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£475 £422 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.49% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 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 28 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 -11 85 £500 +19.18% 57
London +23 52 £500 +25.78% 41
South East -6 21 £369 -32.95% 7
City of London -2 13 £575 +44.65% 8
Scotland +6 12 £290 -42.00% 1
Edinburgh -8 7 £290 -42.00%
East of England +6 6 £493 +40.71% 1
Berkshire 0 6 £400 -33.33% 2
Surrey +1 5 £225 - 1
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £318 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £318 -
Stirling - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire +2 2 - -
Canary Wharf -8 2 £475 +82.69%
Hampshire -9 2 £425 -18.66% 1
South West -9 2 £475 - 1
East Midlands -10 2 £330 +14.78%
Wales - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £340 -
Cardiff - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £225 -
Staines - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £330 -
Cambridge - 2 £569 -
Reading - 2 £350 - 1
Watford - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £569 -
Essex - 2 £430 - 1
South Yorkshire -22 1 £550 +29.41%

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 226 (100.00%) Analytics
2 75 (33.19%) Finance
3 67 (29.65%) SQL
4 63 (27.88%) Big Data
5 58 (25.66%) Business Intelligence
6 50 (22.12%) Banking
7 48 (21.24%) Microsoft
8 43 (19.03%) Data Warehouse
9 37 (16.37%) ETL
9 37 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (14.60%) Project Management
13 31 (13.72%) Hadoop
14 29 (12.83%) Data Modelling
14 29 (12.83%) MS Excel
15 28 (12.39%) Degree
16 26 (11.50%) Retail
17 25 (11.06%) Data Architecture
18 24 (10.62%) Data Management
18 24 (10.62%) SQL Server
19 21 (9.29%) ITIL
20 20 (8.85%) Windows
21 19 (8.41%) VMware
21 19 (8.41%) Oracle
21 19 (8.41%) JavaScript
22 18 (7.96%) Java
22 18 (7.96%) Data Mining
22 18 (7.96%) Firewall
22 18 (7.96%) vSphere

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 15 (6.64%) SAS
1 15 (6.64%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.98%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.65%) Node.js
5 5 (2.21%) CMS
6 4 (1.77%) WorkSite
6 4 (1.77%) IIS
6 4 (1.77%) Apache
7 2 (0.88%) Confluence
7 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (12.83%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.54%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.54%) SPSS
4 7 (3.10%) MS Office
5 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.88%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.44%) Summit
3 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.44%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.77%) SaaS
3 4 (1.77%) PaaS
4 3 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.33%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.88%) Taleo
5 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.96%) Firewall
2 17 (7.52%) MPLS
2 17 (7.52%) LAN
2 17 (7.52%) WAN
2 17 (7.52%) VPN
3 14 (6.19%) SNMP
4 13 (5.75%) SAN
4 13 (5.75%) SSL
4 13 (5.75%) SMTP
5 12 (5.31%) Network Security
6 8 (3.54%) NetScaler
6 8 (3.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (3.54%) VLAN
7 5 (2.21%) NAS
8 4 (1.77%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (1.77%) Intranet
8 4 (1.77%) HTTP
9 2 (0.88%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.44%) Converged Networks
10 1 (0.44%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (27.88%) Big Data
2 43 (19.03%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (13.72%) Hadoop
4 24 (10.62%) SQL Server
5 18 (7.96%) Data Mining
6 12 (5.31%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.42%) Apache Hive
7 10 (4.42%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (3.10%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (3.10%) QualityStage
9 7 (3.10%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.65%) SAP HANA
10 6 (2.65%) CouchDB
10 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.21%) SAP BW
11 5 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.21%) HBase
12 4 (1.77%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.33%) Toad
2 3 (1.33%) JIRA
3 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.88%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 75 (33.19%) Finance
2 50 (22.12%) Banking
3 26 (11.50%) Retail
4 14 (6.19%) Retail Banking
5 13 (5.75%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.98%) Marketing
7 8 (3.54%) Investment Banking
8 7 (3.10%) Automotive
8 7 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.21%) Legal
10 4 (1.77%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.88%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.88%) Games
11 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.44%) Front Office
12 1 (0.44%) Back Office
12 1 (0.44%) Military
12 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (19.47%) Analyst
2 30 (13.27%) Architect
3 27 (11.95%) Project Manager
4 23 (10.18%) Developer
5 20 (8.85%) Data Analyst
5 20 (8.85%) Data Manager
6 14 (6.19%) Business Analyst
7 12 (5.31%) Consultant
8 11 (4.87%) Data Architect
8 11 (4.87%) Senior Manager
8 11 (4.87%) Business Manager
9 9 (3.98%) Programme Manager
10 8 (3.54%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.54%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.54%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.10%) Test Manager
11 7 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.10%) Administrator
12 6 (2.65%) Data Consultant
12 6 (2.65%) Data Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.64%) Web Services
2 12 (5.31%) HTML
3 8 (3.54%) .NET
3 8 (3.54%) HTML5
4 7 (3.10%) CSS
5 6 (2.65%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.65%) WPF
5 6 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (2.21%) CSS3
6 5 (2.21%) Silverlight
6 5 (2.21%) LINQ
6 5 (2.21%) WCF
7 4 (1.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.77%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.77%) RESTful
7 4 (1.77%) Entity Framework
7 4 (1.77%) REST
7 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (1.77%) React
8 3 (1.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.31%) Data Integration
3 12 (5.31%) Visualisation
4 10 (4.42%) Statistics
4 10 (4.42%) Data Extraction
5 9 (3.98%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.98%) PKI
6 8 (3.54%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.54%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.54%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.54%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.65%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.77%) FMCG
9 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.33%) Derivative
9 3 (1.33%) User Experience
10 2 (0.88%) Physics
11 1 (0.44%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.85%) Windows
2 9 (3.98%) Linux
3 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.65%) UNIX
3 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.44%) Android
5 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (100.00%) Analytics
2 58 (25.66%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (16.37%) ETL
4 36 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (14.60%) Project Management
7 29 (12.83%) Data Modelling
8 25 (11.06%) Data Architecture
9 24 (10.62%) Data Management
10 21 (9.29%) ITIL
11 17 (7.52%) PRINCE2
11 17 (7.52%) Big Data Analytics
12 16 (7.08%) Data Analysis
13 15 (6.64%) Migration
14 14 (6.19%) Service Delivery
15 13 (5.75%) Business Development
15 13 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (5.75%) E-Discovery
16 12 (5.31%) Customer Analytics
16 12 (5.31%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (29.65%) SQL
2 19 (8.41%) JavaScript
3 18 (7.96%) Java
4 17 (7.52%) R
5 13 (5.75%) Python
5 13 (5.75%) C#
6 10 (4.42%) Scala
7 8 (3.54%) C
7 8 (3.54%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.54%) VBA
8 7 (3.10%) Ruby
9 4 (1.77%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.88%) VB
11 2 (0.88%) Perl
11 2 (0.88%) PHP
12 1 (0.44%) C++
12 1 (0.44%) Spark SQL
12 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.44%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 28 (12.39%) Degree
2 17 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.19%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.42%) ISEB
4 10 (4.42%) Postgraduate
5 9 (3.98%) MBA
6 8 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.10%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 5 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.77%) CCNP
9 4 (1.77%) VCAP
10 3 (1.33%) MCITP
11 2 (0.88%) PhD
11 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.44%) PMP
12 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (3.10%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.21%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.33%) FATCA
3 3 (1.33%) Basel III
3 3 (1.33%) QA
3 3 (1.33%) SLA
3 3 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.44%) Basel II
4 1 (0.44%) CRD IV
System Software
1 18 (7.96%) vSphere
2 17 (7.52%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (5.75%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.54%) vCloud
5 8 (3.54%) XenServer
6 5 (2.21%) HDFS
6 5 (2.21%) XenApp
7 2 (0.88%) Docker
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.33%) Mesos
2 1 (0.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) OPNET
2 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 48 (21.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.41%) Oracle
2 19 (8.41%) VMware
3 16 (7.08%) Teradata
3 16 (7.08%) IBM
4 14 (6.19%) Cisco
4 14 (6.19%) Juniper
5 13 (5.75%) CommVault
5 13 (5.75%) Dell
5 13 (5.75%) Citrix
5 13 (5.75%) NetApp
6 12 (5.31%) HP
7 11 (4.87%) SAP
8 9 (3.98%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.54%) Brocade
9 8 (3.54%) F5
9 8 (3.54%) Informatica
10 7 (3.10%) Tableau
10 7 (3.10%) Alteryx
11 6 (2.65%) Netezza
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West midlands
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 25 days ago