Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Analyst
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 50 40
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 10 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.45% 1.26% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.33% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 15
Bedfordshire median daily rate £370 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.78% +5.88% +44.07%
10th Percentile £309 £325 £331
90th Percentile £466 £475 £488
East of England median daily rate £364 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -3.00% -6.25% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £17.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.64 £26.13
% change year-on-year -6.09% -28.67% +63.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 657 600 638
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 94.19% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 387 424
Bedfordshire median daily rate £433 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +4.38% -3.32%
10th Percentile £173 £200 £212
90th Percentile £580 £580 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 47
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -62.67% +120.59%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.89 £41.60 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.48% +4.68%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Bedfordshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Bedfordshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Bedfordshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Bedfordshire

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -5 5 £338 -23.94%
Bedford - 2 £413 -
Data Analyst
East of England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 2 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) VBScript
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) CommVault
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas
3 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Security
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) CommVault
1 2 (20.00%) Dell
1 2 (20.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) NetApp
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec
1 2 (20.00%) Veritas
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) Talend