The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Data Analyst
Rank 610 597 565
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Analyst 14 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.037% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.039% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 15
Average daily rate £438 £470 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% +38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £240 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £478 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.75% +52.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Data Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Data Analyst within the UK.

Senior Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Senior Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Data Analyst within the UK.

Senior Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -35 13 £425 -2.29% 3
London +8 11 £400 -
City of London +39 3 £450 +5.75%
Glasgow +14 1 £600 +20.00%
Scotland -4 1 £600 +20.00% 1
South West -4 1 £425 -34.61%
North West -12 1 £450 +50.00%
Manchester -18 1 £450 +50.00%
Bristol - 1 £425 -

Senior Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Senior Data Analyst in their job title.

1 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (33.33%) Finance
4 11 (28.21%) Analytics
5 10 (25.64%) Data Management
6 9 (23.08%) Banking
6 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 9 (23.08%) SAS
7 8 (20.51%) Data Analysis
8 7 (17.95%) Statistics
8 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
8 7 (17.95%) Data Mining
8 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.38%) R
9 6 (15.38%) Data Quality
10 5 (12.82%) Tableau
10 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
10 5 (12.82%) Validation
10 5 (12.82%) Retail
10 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
11 4 (10.26%) Neural Network
11 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
11 4 (10.26%) Project Management
11 4 (10.26%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (10.26%) CRM
11 4 (10.26%) Cognos
11 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
11 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (10.26%) MS Visio

Senior Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Senior Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.08%) SAS
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.69%) MS Office
4 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Data Mining
2 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
3 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (5.13%) QlikView
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) Big Data
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.56%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Retail
4 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Law
6 1 (2.56%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Statistics
3 4 (10.26%) Neural Network
4 2 (5.13%) Equities
4 2 (5.13%) PMI
4 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.56%) FMCG
5 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Analytics
2 10 (25.64%) Data Management
3 8 (20.51%) Data Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
6 5 (12.82%) Validation
7 4 (10.26%) CRM
7 4 (10.26%) Predictive Modelling
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) CRUD
8 3 (7.69%) Customer Insight
8 3 (7.69%) Data Analytics
8 3 (7.69%) Investment Management
9 2 (5.13%) Change Control
9 2 (5.13%) ETL
9 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) R
3 3 (7.69%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
4 2 (5.13%) VBA
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Tableau
2 4 (10.26%) Cognos
2 4 (10.26%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (7.69%) Bloomberg
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Reuters
4 2 (5.13%) Civica
4 2 (5.13%) Informatica
4 2 (5.13%) Orchard
5 1 (2.56%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.56%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) MapR
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) Talend
5 1 (2.56%) Teradata
5 1 (2.56%) Trillium