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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analytics
Rank 468 540 510
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -30
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 128 55 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.10% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 35 24
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£525 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £638 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +39 116 £550 +29.41% 64
London +57 85 £525 +23.52% 53
City of London +24 19 £540 -6.08% 10
South West +23 12 £615 +215.38%
Bristol - 11 £608 -
Edinburgh - 10 £339 - 1
Scotland - 10 £339 - 2
South East -13 9 £388 -16.30% 6
Surrey - 5 - - 1
East of England - 4 £475 -
Guildford - 4 - -
Hampshire -2 2 £275 -50.00%
North West -18 2 £550 +46.66% 2
Coventry - 2 £310 -
West Midlands - 2 £310 - 1
Hook - 2 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £500 -
Watford - 2 - -
Manchester -6 1 £550 +46.66%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £800 - 1
Exeter - 1 £630 -
Cambridge - 1 £550 -
Wirral - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £550 -
Devon - 1 £630 -
Essex - 1 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £800 - 1

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Analytics
2 61 (32.62%) Finance
3 58 (31.02%) SQL
4 52 (27.81%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (27.27%) Big Data
6 43 (22.99%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (21.93%) Banking
8 34 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 32 (17.11%) Hadoop
10 31 (16.58%) ETL
11 29 (15.51%) Project Management
12 28 (14.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (14.44%) Data Management
14 26 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (13.37%) Data Modelling
16 23 (12.30%) Data Architecture
17 20 (10.70%) Retail
18 19 (10.16%) SAS
18 19 (10.16%) Java
19 18 (9.63%) Oracle
19 18 (9.63%) ITIL
20 17 (9.09%) Migration
20 17 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
21 16 (8.56%) Degree
21 16 (8.56%) Python
21 16 (8.56%) MS Excel
22 15 (8.02%) Data Mining
22 15 (8.02%) VPN
22 15 (8.02%) Active Directory

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (10.16%) SAS
2 9 (4.81%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.74%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.14%) IIS
6 3 (1.60%) WorkSite
6 3 (1.60%) Confluence
6 3 (1.60%) Apache
7 2 (1.07%) CMS
7 2 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.07%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.07%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.07%) Node.js
8 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (8.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (5.35%) SPSS
3 7 (3.74%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.14%) MS Office
5 2 (1.07%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.07%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (1.07%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.53%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.53%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.60%) SaaS
3 3 (1.60%) PaaS
4 2 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.07%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.07%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.53%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.02%) VPN
1 15 (8.02%) Firewall
2 14 (7.49%) MPLS
2 14 (7.49%) LAN
2 14 (7.49%) WAN
3 12 (6.42%) SAN
4 11 (5.88%) SNMP
4 11 (5.88%) SSL
4 11 (5.88%) SMTP
5 10 (5.35%) Network Security
6 7 (3.74%) NetScaler
6 7 (3.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (3.74%) VLAN
7 5 (2.67%) NAS
8 4 (2.14%) HTTP
9 3 (1.60%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (1.07%) Intranet
10 2 (1.07%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.53%) Converged Networks
11 1 (0.53%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (27.27%) Big Data
2 43 (22.99%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (17.11%) Hadoop
4 15 (8.02%) Data Mining
5 14 (7.49%) NoSQL
6 12 (6.42%) SQL Server
7 11 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 8 (4.28%) HBase
8 8 (4.28%) Apache Hive
9 6 (3.21%) CouchDB
9 6 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.21%) QlikView
10 5 (2.67%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.67%) QualityStage
11 4 (2.14%) MySQL
12 3 (1.60%) Spotfire
12 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.07%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.60%) JIRA
2 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
General
1 61 (32.62%) Finance
2 41 (21.93%) Banking
3 20 (10.70%) Retail
4 10 (5.35%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.35%) Retail Banking
4 10 (5.35%) Marketing
5 4 (2.14%) Back Office
5 4 (2.14%) Automotive
5 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.14%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.14%) Online Betting
6 3 (1.60%) Legal
7 2 (1.07%) Front Office
7 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.07%) Billing
7 2 (1.07%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) German Language
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (17.11%) Analyst
2 27 (14.44%) Architect
3 26 (13.90%) Project Manager
4 22 (11.76%) Data Manager
5 21 (11.23%) Developer
6 15 (8.02%) Data Analyst
7 12 (6.42%) Business Analyst
7 12 (6.42%) Senior Manager
8 10 (5.35%) Consultant
9 9 (4.81%) Programme Manager
10 8 (4.28%) Test Manager
10 8 (4.28%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.28%) Data Analytics Manager
11 7 (3.74%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.74%) Data Architect
11 7 (3.74%) Business Manager
11 7 (3.74%) Senior Project Manager
11 7 (3.74%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.21%) Data Consultant
13 5 (2.67%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.42%) Web Services
2 8 (4.28%) HTML
3 6 (3.21%) .NET
3 6 (3.21%) REST
3 6 (3.21%) HTML5
4 5 (2.67%) LINQ
4 5 (2.67%) WCF
4 5 (2.67%) WPF
4 5 (2.67%) Silverlight
4 5 (2.67%) JSON
5 4 (2.14%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (2.14%) React
5 4 (2.14%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.14%) RESTful
5 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (2.14%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.60%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (1.60%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.49%) Data Extraction
3 11 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 7 (3.74%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.74%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.74%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.74%) PKI
5 5 (2.67%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.67%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.14%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.60%) Statistics
7 3 (1.60%) Replication
8 2 (1.07%) Economics
8 2 (1.07%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.07%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.07%) Social Media
8 2 (1.07%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.49%) Windows
2 5 (2.67%) Linux
3 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.14%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.14%) Android
3 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.07%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (100.00%) Analytics
2 52 (27.81%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (16.58%) ETL
5 29 (15.51%) Project Management
6 28 (14.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (14.44%) Data Management
8 25 (13.37%) Data Modelling
9 23 (12.30%) Data Architecture
10 18 (9.63%) ITIL
11 17 (9.09%) Migration
11 17 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
12 15 (8.02%) Data Analysis
12 15 (8.02%) Data Migration
13 12 (6.42%) PRINCE2
14 11 (5.88%) E-Discovery
14 11 (5.88%) Master Data Management
15 10 (5.35%) Process Management
15 10 (5.35%) E-Commerce
15 10 (5.35%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.02%) SQL
2 19 (10.16%) Java
3 16 (8.56%) Python
4 14 (7.49%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.42%) R
6 9 (4.81%) Scala
6 9 (4.81%) C#
7 7 (3.74%) Ruby
8 6 (3.21%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.67%) VBA
10 3 (1.60%) PHP
11 2 (1.07%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.07%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.53%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.53%) C
12 1 (0.53%) VB
12 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (8.56%) Degree
2 12 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.28%) ISEB
3 8 (4.28%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.21%) MBA
4 6 (3.21%) Postgraduate
4 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 4 (2.14%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.60%) VCAP
6 3 (1.60%) CCNP
7 2 (1.07%) MCITP
8 1 (0.53%) PMP
8 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.53%) ACCA
8 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.60%) Basel III
3 3 (1.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.07%) SLA
4 2 (1.07%) FATCA
System Software
1 15 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.49%) vSphere
3 11 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.35%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.74%) XenServer
5 7 (3.74%) vCloud
6 4 (2.14%) XenApp
7 3 (1.60%) Docker
8 2 (1.07%) HDFS
8 2 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Nagios
2 2 (1.07%) OpenView
2 2 (1.07%) Mesos
2 2 (1.07%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.07%) Oozie
2 2 (1.07%) Ambari
2 2 (1.07%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.07%) Munin
2 2 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
3 1 (0.53%) Cacti
3 1 (0.53%) OPNET
Vendors
1 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.63%) Oracle
3 15 (8.02%) VMware
4 13 (6.95%) Cisco
4 13 (6.95%) IBM
5 12 (6.42%) Dell
5 12 (6.42%) Citrix
5 12 (6.42%) Juniper
5 12 (6.42%) NetApp
6 11 (5.88%) CommVault
6 11 (5.88%) HP
6 11 (5.88%) Teradata
7 8 (4.28%) CheckPoint
7 8 (4.28%) Tableau
8 7 (3.74%) F5
8 7 (3.74%) Brocade
8 7 (3.74%) Netezza
9 6 (3.21%) Cognos
10 4 (2.14%) Google
10 4 (2.14%) 3PAR
Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £700.00 - £900.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 26 days ago