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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analytics
Rank 496 521 505
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 82 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 31
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£500 £456 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £513
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -7.31%
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
41243 39297 33632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.22% 74.96% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 24119 20154
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1115 1095
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £12.21 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +6 74 £510 +13.33% 43
London +14 48 £500 +17.64% 32
City of London +18 9 £450 +18.03% 4
South East -16 9 £563 +125.00% 6
Surrey -1 8 £550 +175.00%
Edinburgh - 7 £400 - 4
Scotland - 7 £400 - 7
Bristol +5 6 £613 +28.94%
South West -4 6 £613 +28.94% 1
North West -16 5 £350 -44.00% 3
Manchester - 5 £350 - 2
Guildford - 4 - -
Yorkshire -9 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
East Midlands -10 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £575 -
Watford - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £575 -
Plymouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Salford - - - -
Slough - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Warwick - - - -

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Analytics
2 44 (31.65%) SQL
2 44 (31.65%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (29.50%) Finance
4 36 (25.90%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (25.90%) Big Data
5 28 (20.14%) Hadoop
6 25 (17.99%) ETL
7 24 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (17.27%) Banking
8 22 (15.83%) SAS
9 21 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (14.39%) Project Management
10 20 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (12.95%) Data Modelling
12 17 (12.23%) Microsoft
13 16 (11.51%) Oracle
14 15 (10.79%) Data Management
15 14 (10.07%) Migration
15 14 (10.07%) SQL Server
15 14 (10.07%) Data Architecture
16 13 (9.35%) Python
16 13 (9.35%) Retail
17 12 (8.63%) Degree
17 12 (8.63%) Java
17 12 (8.63%) Data Migration
17 12 (8.63%) Big Data Analytics
18 11 (7.91%) Data Extraction
18 11 (7.91%) E-Commerce
18 11 (7.91%) SPSS

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 22 (15.83%) SAS
2 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.60%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.16%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.16%) WorkSite
5 2 (1.44%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.44%) CMS
5 2 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.44%) Node.js
6 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) Confluence
6 1 (0.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.72%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (7.91%) SPSS
2 7 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.72%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (2.16%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.16%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (1.44%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (1.44%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.72%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.32%) Firewall
2 5 (3.60%) VPN
3 4 (2.88%) LAN
3 4 (2.88%) WAN
3 4 (2.88%) MPLS
4 2 (1.44%) SAN
5 1 (0.72%) DMZ
5 1 (0.72%) DNS
5 1 (0.72%) SSL
5 1 (0.72%) SMTP
5 1 (0.72%) DHCP
5 1 (0.72%) SNMP
5 1 (0.72%) VLAN
5 1 (0.72%) NAS
5 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.90%) Data Warehouse
1 36 (25.90%) Big Data
2 28 (20.14%) Hadoop
3 14 (10.07%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.19%) Data Mining
4 10 (7.19%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.76%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.76%) QlikView
6 7 (5.04%) HBase
7 6 (4.32%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.32%) Apache Hive
8 5 (3.60%) MySQL
9 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.16%) Spotfire
10 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.16%) Essbase
10 3 (2.16%) OLAP
10 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.16%) Base SAS
10 3 (2.16%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (29.50%) Finance
2 24 (17.27%) Banking
3 13 (9.35%) Retail
4 11 (7.91%) Marketing
5 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.32%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.88%) Back Office
7 4 (2.88%) Online Betting
8 3 (2.16%) Spanish Language
8 3 (2.16%) Electronics
8 3 (2.16%) Legal
8 3 (2.16%) Games
8 3 (2.16%) Billing
9 2 (1.44%) Advertising
9 2 (1.44%) Front Office
10 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.72%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (22.30%) Analyst
2 22 (15.83%) Project Manager
2 22 (15.83%) Developer
3 17 (12.23%) Architect
4 15 (10.79%) Data Analyst
5 14 (10.07%) Data Manager
6 10 (7.19%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) Data Architect
8 7 (5.04%) Test Manager
8 7 (5.04%) Data Analytics Manager
9 6 (4.32%) Programme Manager
9 6 (4.32%) SAS Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 5 (3.60%) Insight Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (3.60%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.88%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.88%) IT Project Manager
11 4 (2.88%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.88%) HTML
1 4 (2.88%) MDX
2 3 (2.16%) JSON
2 3 (2.16%) WCF
2 3 (2.16%) WPF
2 3 (2.16%) Silverlight
2 3 (2.16%) LINQ
2 3 (2.16%) Web Services
2 3 (2.16%) PhoneGap
2 3 (2.16%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (1.44%) RESTful
3 2 (1.44%) HTML5
3 2 (1.44%) REST
3 2 (1.44%) CSS3
3 2 (1.44%) Kafka
3 2 (1.44%) XML
3 2 (1.44%) XSD
3 2 (1.44%) Lucene
3 2 (1.44%) J2EE
3 2 (1.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.91%) Data Extraction
3 10 (7.19%) Algorithms
4 8 (5.76%) Visualisation
5 6 (4.32%) Open Source
6 4 (2.88%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.88%) FMCG
6 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.88%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.16%) DTV
7 3 (2.16%) Replication
7 3 (2.16%) Clustering
8 2 (1.44%) Statistics
8 2 (1.44%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.44%) Social Media
8 2 (1.44%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.32%) Windows
1 6 (4.32%) Linux
2 4 (2.88%) Android
2 4 (2.88%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.88%) UNIX
3 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (100.00%) Analytics
2 44 (31.65%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (17.99%) ETL
4 24 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (14.39%) Project Management
5 20 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (12.95%) Data Modelling
7 15 (10.79%) Data Management
8 14 (10.07%) Data Architecture
8 14 (10.07%) Migration
9 12 (8.63%) Data Migration
9 12 (8.63%) Big Data Analytics
10 11 (7.91%) E-Commerce
11 10 (7.19%) Data Analysis
12 9 (6.47%) PRINCE2
12 9 (6.47%) Customer Analytics
13 8 (5.76%) Customer Insight
14 7 (5.04%) Waterfall
14 7 (5.04%) Master Data Management
14 7 (5.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.65%) SQL
2 13 (9.35%) Python
3 12 (8.63%) Java
4 10 (7.19%) R
5 8 (5.76%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.60%) C
7 4 (2.88%) Scala
7 4 (2.88%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.16%) VBScript
8 3 (2.16%) VBA
8 3 (2.16%) Perl
8 3 (2.16%) C#
9 2 (1.44%) C++
9 2 (1.44%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.44%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.44%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.72%) Ruby
10 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.72%) XQuery
10 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (8.63%) Degree
2 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.88%) ISEB
5 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) PhD
6 1 (0.72%) CCNA
6 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.72%) ACCA
6 1 (0.72%) CIMA
6 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.16%) Basel III
2 3 (2.16%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.72%) FATCA
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.88%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.88%) XenServer
2 4 (2.88%) vSphere
3 2 (1.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.44%) HDFS
4 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.72%) vCloud
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.72%) Docker
4 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) Nagios
2 2 (1.44%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.44%) Munin
2 2 (1.44%) Ambari
2 2 (1.44%) Oozie
2 2 (1.44%) OpenView
2 2 (1.44%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.72%) Mesos
3 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.72%) Cacti
3 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.51%) Oracle
3 9 (6.47%) Teradata
3 9 (6.47%) Tableau
4 8 (5.76%) Cognos
5 7 (5.04%) HP
6 6 (4.32%) SAP
6 6 (4.32%) VMware
7 5 (3.60%) IBM
7 5 (3.60%) Google
8 4 (2.88%) Cisco
8 4 (2.88%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (2.16%) Hyperion
9 3 (2.16%) Informatica
9 3 (2.16%) Palantir
9 3 (2.16%) Netezza
10 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.44%) NetApp
10 2 (1.44%) Dell
10 2 (1.44%) Citrix
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