Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 38 46
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.14% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Dorset median daily rate £363 - -
South West median daily rate £396 £375 £319
% change year-on-year +5.60% +17.65% -8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £22.00 £31.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -29.03% +169.57% -64.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Contract vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 270 282 448
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 98.60% 97.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 152 295
Dorset median daily rate £416 £416 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.83% +2.11%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £200
90th Percentile £575 £488 £529
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 24
Dorset median hourly rate £13.00 £39.75 £16.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.30% +137.53% -58.80%
10th Percentile £10.55 £14.58 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.30 £48.75 £35.30
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% +20.00% -

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Dorset

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Dorset

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Dorset

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Weymouth - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £370 -
Data Analyst
South West

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Dorset region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Information Management
3 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Database Security
4 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Toad
5 1 (16.67%) Confluence
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Information Management
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (33.33%) Database Security
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality