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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analytics
Rank 524 505 515
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 54 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.14% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 13
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£450 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £400 £550
% change year-on-year
-4.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
38160 36205 32086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.24% 74.33% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24546 22063 19027
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1129 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 -28 47 £450 - 57
London -7 33 £500 -9.09% 36
City of London +3 7 £408 -25.90% 5
Scotland -5 5 £263 - 2
East of England +9 4 £475 +18.75%
West Midlands +2 4 £338 -28.94% 3
Coventry +4 3 £338 -28.94%
South East -22 3 £450 +125.00% 5
Edinburgh - 3 £260 - 2
Cambridge - 2 £475 -
Watford - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £398 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £475 -
Surrey -2 1 £550 +175.00% 4
North West -2 1 £500 -20.00% 4
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
South West - 1 £450 - 6
Bristol - 1 £450 - 3
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £450 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £500 - 3
Marlow - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Analytics
2 44 (40.37%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (36.70%) SQL
4 35 (32.11%) Finance
5 32 (29.36%) Big Data
6 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (24.77%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (18.35%) ETL
9 20 (18.35%) Project Management
10 19 (17.43%) SAS
11 18 (16.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
12 17 (15.60%) Hadoop
13 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
14 15 (13.76%) Oracle
14 15 (13.76%) Banking
15 14 (12.84%) Marketing
15 14 (12.84%) Degree
16 13 (11.93%) Data Modelling
16 13 (11.93%) MS Excel
16 13 (11.93%) Tableau
17 12 (11.01%) Java
18 11 (10.09%) QlikView
18 11 (10.09%) Big Data Analytics
18 11 (10.09%) Visualisation
19 10 (9.17%) Data Analysis
19 10 (9.17%) Retail
19 10 (9.17%) Data Management
19 10 (9.17%) Python

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (17.43%) SAS
2 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.67%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.75%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.83%) Apache
5 2 (1.83%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.92%) CMS
6 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.92%) IIS
6 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.59%) SPSS
3 4 (3.67%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.83%) MS Project
4 2 (1.83%) MS Office
4 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.92%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) Firewall
2 3 (2.75%) MPLS
2 3 (2.75%) LAN
2 3 (2.75%) WAN
2 3 (2.75%) VPN
3 1 (0.92%) VLAN
3 1 (0.92%) SAN
3 1 (0.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.92%) SSL
3 1 (0.92%) DNS
3 1 (0.92%) SMTP
3 1 (0.92%) SNMP
3 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.92%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.36%) Big Data
2 27 (24.77%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (15.60%) Hadoop
4 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
5 11 (10.09%) QlikView
6 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (6.42%) Data Mining
7 7 (6.42%) MySQL
7 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
8 6 (5.50%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (5.50%) MongoDB
8 6 (5.50%) Spotfire
9 5 (4.59%) DataStage
9 5 (4.59%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.59%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (4.59%) Apache Hive
10 4 (3.67%) HBase
10 4 (3.67%) Base SAS
10 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.92%) JIRA
1 1 (0.92%) Subversion
1 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.92%) Hudson
1 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (32.11%) Finance
2 15 (13.76%) Banking
3 14 (12.84%) Marketing
4 10 (9.17%) Retail
5 7 (6.42%) Advertising
5 7 (6.42%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.50%) Spanish Language
7 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.75%) Games
8 3 (2.75%) Electronics
8 3 (2.75%) Legal
8 3 (2.75%) Billing
9 2 (1.83%) Back Office
9 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.92%) French Language
10 1 (0.92%) German Language
10 1 (0.92%) Front Office
10 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (33.94%) Analyst
2 20 (18.35%) Developer
3 17 (15.60%) Data Analyst
4 14 (12.84%) Business Analyst
5 13 (11.93%) Project Manager
6 11 (10.09%) Architect
7 8 (7.34%) SAS Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Visual Analytics Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Consultant
10 4 (3.67%) Data Analytics Consultant
10 4 (3.67%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Data Consultant
11 3 (2.75%) Data Manager
11 3 (2.75%) Administrator
11 3 (2.75%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.75%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.75%) Junior
11 3 (2.75%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) MDX
2 3 (2.75%) .NET
2 3 (2.75%) Web Services
3 2 (1.83%) Kafka
3 2 (1.83%) XML
3 2 (1.83%) CSS
3 2 (1.83%) HTML
3 2 (1.83%) Spring
4 1 (0.92%) jQuery
4 1 (0.92%) Spring Security
4 1 (0.92%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.92%) WCF
4 1 (0.92%) WPF
4 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.92%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.92%) J2EE
4 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.09%) Visualisation
3 8 (7.34%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.50%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.67%) Open Source
6 4 (3.67%) Data Extraction
6 4 (3.67%) FMCG
7 3 (2.75%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.75%) Clustering
7 3 (2.75%) DTV
8 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.83%) Equities
8 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.83%) Statistics
8 2 (1.83%) Derivative
9 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.92%) Wiki
9 1 (0.92%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) Linux
2 7 (6.42%) Windows
3 5 (4.59%) UNIX
4 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (100.00%) Analytics
2 44 (40.37%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.35%) ETL
4 20 (18.35%) Project Management
5 18 (16.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (11.93%) Data Modelling
7 11 (10.09%) Big Data Analytics
8 10 (9.17%) Data Analysis
8 10 (9.17%) Data Management
9 9 (8.26%) Data Architecture
10 8 (7.34%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.42%) Business Analysis
11 7 (6.42%) Data Governance
11 7 (6.42%) Master Data Management
12 6 (5.50%) Information Architecture
12 6 (5.50%) Visual Analytics
12 6 (5.50%) Migration
12 6 (5.50%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (4.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.70%) SQL
2 12 (11.01%) Java
3 10 (9.17%) Python
4 7 (6.42%) C
5 6 (5.50%) Perl
6 4 (3.67%) C++
6 4 (3.67%) VBScript
7 3 (2.75%) VBA
7 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.75%) R
8 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.83%) Scala
8 2 (1.83%) PHP
8 2 (1.83%) C#
8 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.83%) Ruby
8 2 (1.83%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.92%) XQuery
9 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) ISEB
4 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.92%) CCNA
5 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.92%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.92%) PhD
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.83%) CRD IV
2 2 (1.83%) Basel II
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.75%) vSphere
2 3 (2.75%) XenServer
3 2 (1.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.83%) HDFS
4 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.92%) vCloud
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Nagios
2 2 (1.83%) Ambari
2 2 (1.83%) Oozie
2 2 (1.83%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.83%) Munin
2 2 (1.83%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.83%) OpenView
3 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.92%) Mesos
3 1 (0.92%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.92%) Cacti
3 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.76%) Oracle
3 13 (11.93%) Tableau
4 8 (7.34%) Cognos
4 8 (7.34%) IBM
4 8 (7.34%) Teradata
5 7 (6.42%) Informatica
5 7 (6.42%) SAP
6 6 (5.50%) Palantir
6 6 (5.50%) HP
6 6 (5.50%) Hyperion
7 5 (4.59%) DataFlux
7 5 (4.59%) Ab Initio
7 5 (4.59%) VMware
7 5 (4.59%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (4.59%) Trillium
7 5 (4.59%) Datanomic
8 4 (3.67%) Cisco
9 3 (2.75%) Splunk
10 2 (1.83%) Business Objects
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