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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analytics
Rank 490 503 517
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 123 89 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.17% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 55 21
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£475 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £691 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £440
% change year-on-year
+8.55% -13.63%
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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -8 112 £500 +17.64% 54
London +19 83 £525 +12.90% 38
City of London -6 17 £688 +34.14% 11
South East -18 12 £450 +11.80% 2
Scotland - 9 £290 - 1
Edinburgh - 9 £290 -
East of England +9 8 £550 +57.14%
Berkshire +11 4 £413 +8.55% 1
Hertfordshire -9 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £550 -
Cambridge - 3 £550 -
West Midlands 0 2 £310 - 3
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £450 +28.57% 1
Hampshire -2 2 £275 -50.00%
Surrey -5 2 £525 -
East Midlands -9 2 £475 +65.21% 2
South West -9 2 £553 +183.33% 4
North West -16 2 £550 +46.66% 4
Hook - 2 £275 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £475 -
Kent - 2 £500 -
Essex - 2 £413 -
Coventry - 2 £310 -
Manchester -8 1 £550 +46.66% 3
Yorkshire -24 1 £800 +64.10%
Northamptonshire - 1 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £800 -

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 211 (100.00%) Analytics
2 70 (33.18%) Finance
3 59 (27.96%) SQL
4 57 (27.01%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (25.59%) Big Data
6 48 (22.75%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (21.80%) Banking
8 42 (19.91%) Microsoft
9 38 (18.01%) ETL
10 35 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (14.69%) Project Management
12 31 (14.69%) Hadoop
13 30 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (13.74%) Data Modelling
15 26 (12.32%) Data Management
16 25 (11.85%) Data Architecture
17 24 (11.37%) Retail
18 21 (9.95%) ITIL
19 20 (9.48%) Oracle
19 20 (9.48%) Data Mining
19 20 (9.48%) MS Excel
19 20 (9.48%) Degree
20 18 (8.53%) VMware
20 18 (8.53%) Firewall
20 18 (8.53%) SAS
20 18 (8.53%) VPN
20 18 (8.53%) Java
20 18 (8.53%) Active Directory
21 17 (8.06%) MPLS

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (8.53%) SAS
2 9 (4.27%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.79%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.32%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.90%) WorkSite
5 4 (1.90%) IIS
6 3 (1.42%) Apache
6 3 (1.42%) CMS
6 3 (1.42%) Confluence
6 3 (1.42%) Node.js
7 2 (0.95%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.95%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.27%) SPSS
4 8 (3.79%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.37%) MS Office
6 2 (0.95%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (0.95%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.47%) Summit
3 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.47%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.90%) SaaS
3 4 (1.90%) PaaS
4 3 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.95%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.95%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.47%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.53%) VPN
1 18 (8.53%) Firewall
2 17 (8.06%) MPLS
2 17 (8.06%) LAN
2 17 (8.06%) WAN
3 14 (6.64%) SAN
4 13 (6.16%) SNMP
4 13 (6.16%) SSL
4 13 (6.16%) SMTP
5 12 (5.69%) Network Security
6 8 (3.79%) NetScaler
6 8 (3.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (3.79%) VLAN
7 6 (2.84%) NAS
8 4 (1.90%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (1.90%) Intranet
8 4 (1.90%) HTTP
9 2 (0.95%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.47%) Converged Networks
10 1 (0.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (25.59%) Big Data
2 48 (22.75%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (14.69%) Hadoop
4 20 (9.48%) Data Mining
5 16 (7.58%) SQL Server
6 13 (6.16%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.74%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.79%) Apache Hive
8 8 (3.79%) HBase
9 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.32%) QualityStage
10 6 (2.84%) CouchDB
10 6 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.84%) SAP HANA
11 5 (2.37%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.37%) SAP BW
12 4 (1.90%) MySQL
13 3 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.42%) JIRA
2 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
General
1 70 (33.18%) Finance
2 46 (21.80%) Banking
3 24 (11.37%) Retail
4 14 (6.64%) Retail Banking
5 13 (6.16%) Telecoms
6 12 (5.69%) Marketing
7 7 (3.32%) Automotive
7 7 (3.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.37%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.90%) Online Betting
10 3 (1.42%) Legal
10 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.95%) Front Office
11 2 (0.95%) Back Office
12 1 (0.47%) Advertising
12 1 (0.47%) Games
12 1 (0.47%) French Language
12 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (16.11%) Architect
2 33 (15.64%) Project Manager
2 33 (15.64%) Analyst
3 23 (10.90%) Data Manager
4 21 (9.95%) Developer
5 16 (7.58%) Data Analyst
6 14 (6.64%) Senior Manager
7 12 (5.69%) Data Architect
7 12 (5.69%) Business Analyst
8 11 (5.21%) Consultant
9 9 (4.27%) Programme Manager
10 8 (3.79%) Test Manager
10 8 (3.79%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.79%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (3.79%) Business Manager
10 8 (3.79%) Data Analytics Manager
11 7 (3.32%) Senior Project Manager
11 7 (3.32%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.84%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.16%) Web Services
2 8 (3.79%) HTML
3 6 (2.84%) .NET
3 6 (2.84%) HTML5
3 6 (2.84%) REST
4 5 (2.37%) JSON
4 5 (2.37%) WCF
4 5 (2.37%) WPF
4 5 (2.37%) Silverlight
4 5 (2.37%) LINQ
5 4 (1.90%) RESTful
5 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (1.90%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.90%) Entity Framework
5 4 (1.90%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (1.90%) React
6 3 (1.42%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (1.42%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.69%) Data Extraction
3 9 (4.27%) Data Integration
4 8 (3.79%) Visualisation
4 8 (3.79%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.79%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.79%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.79%) Client/Server
4 8 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.79%) PKI
5 5 (2.37%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.90%) Statistics
6 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.42%) Replication
7 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.42%) FMCG
7 3 (1.42%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.95%) Economics
8 2 (0.95%) Social Media
8 2 (0.95%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.06%) Windows
2 6 (2.84%) Linux
3 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.90%) UNIX
4 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (100.00%) Analytics
2 57 (27.01%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (18.01%) ETL
4 35 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (14.69%) Project Management
7 29 (13.74%) Data Modelling
8 26 (12.32%) Data Management
9 25 (11.85%) Data Architecture
10 21 (9.95%) ITIL
11 17 (8.06%) Migration
11 17 (8.06%) Data Analysis
12 16 (7.58%) PRINCE2
13 15 (7.11%) Big Data Analytics
14 14 (6.64%) Service Delivery
15 13 (6.16%) Data Migration
15 13 (6.16%) E-Discovery
16 12 (5.69%) Master Data Management
16 12 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (5.69%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 59 (27.96%) SQL
2 18 (8.53%) Java
3 17 (8.06%) Python
3 17 (8.06%) R
4 15 (7.11%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.27%) C#
5 9 (4.27%) Scala
6 7 (3.32%) Ruby
7 6 (2.84%) MATLAB
7 6 (2.84%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.90%) VBA
9 3 (1.42%) PHP
10 2 (0.95%) C
10 2 (0.95%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.47%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.47%) Perl
11 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (9.48%) Degree
2 13 (6.16%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.27%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.27%) MBA
3 9 (4.27%) Postgraduate
4 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.79%) ISEB
5 5 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.37%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 4 (1.90%) VCAP
6 4 (1.90%) CCNP
7 3 (1.42%) MCITP
8 2 (0.95%) PhD
9 1 (0.47%) CCNA
9 1 (0.47%) PMP
9 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.21%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.32%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.42%) Basel III
3 3 (1.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.95%) SLA
4 2 (0.95%) FATCA
5 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 18 (8.53%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.06%) vSphere
3 13 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.69%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.79%) XenServer
5 8 (3.79%) vCloud
6 5 (2.37%) XenApp
7 3 (1.42%) Docker
7 3 (1.42%) HDFS
8 2 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Nagios
2 2 (0.95%) ZABBIX
2 2 (0.95%) Ambari
2 2 (0.95%) Oozie
2 2 (0.95%) Mesos
2 2 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.95%) Munin
2 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.95%) OpenView
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) Cacti
3 1 (0.47%) OPNET
Vendors
1 42 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.48%) Oracle
3 18 (8.53%) VMware
4 16 (7.58%) Teradata
5 15 (7.11%) Cisco
5 15 (7.11%) IBM
6 14 (6.64%) Dell
6 14 (6.64%) Citrix
6 14 (6.64%) Juniper
6 14 (6.64%) NetApp
7 13 (6.16%) HP
7 13 (6.16%) CommVault
8 10 (4.74%) SAP
9 9 (4.27%) CheckPoint
10 8 (3.79%) Brocade
10 8 (3.79%) F5
11 7 (3.32%) Netezza
12 5 (2.37%) Google
12 5 (2.37%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.37%) Tableau
West London
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Rate: Up to £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago