Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 August 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 153 111
Rank change year-on-year +32 -42 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 94 53 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.87% 1.12% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.19% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 36 50
East of England median daily rate £375 £362 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.50% -12.50%
10th Percentile £200 £248 £154
90th Percentile £524 £475 £475
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 10
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -22.00% -48.72%
10th Percentile £9.60 £12.00 £10.09
90th Percentile £36.00 £12.00 £27.50
England median hourly rate £21.09 £17.50 £16.40
% change year-on-year +20.49% +6.69% -17.99%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,738 4,442 4,930
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 94.09% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,725 2,626 2,831
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £194 £208 £200
90th Percentile £582 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 352 369
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% -12.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.96 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.90 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.83%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the East of England

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in the East of England

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in the East of England

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in the East of England

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analyst in the East of England

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Hertfordshire +10 36 £253 -32.67% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 23 £448 +25.64% 5
Bedfordshire +14 17 £275 -15.38% 1
Essex +17 14 £425 +88.89% 2
Suffolk - 3 £520 - 1
Norfolk +17 1 £475 +18.75% 2
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 East of England region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 37 (39.36%) Data Analysis
2 28 (29.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (24.47%) SQL
4 20 (21.28%) Data Modelling
5 18 (19.15%) Data Management
6 17 (18.09%) Migration
6 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
6 17 (18.09%) Data Cleansing
7 16 (17.02%) ERP
8 15 (15.96%) SAP
8 15 (15.96%) Data Migration
8 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (14.89%) Data Quality
9 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
9 14 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (14.89%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (13.83%) JIRA
11 12 (12.77%) ETL
11 12 (12.77%) Windows
11 12 (12.77%) Process Improvement
12 11 (11.70%) Oracle
13 10 (10.64%) Configuration Management
13 10 (10.64%) Degree
13 10 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (9.57%) Validation
14 9 (9.57%) Finance
14 9 (9.57%) XML
14 9 (9.57%) RUP
14 9 (9.57%) Analytics

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (4.26%) Confluence
1 4 (4.26%) Mule
2 2 (2.13%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon Alexa
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.19%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.06%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.26%) MySQL
4 4 (4.26%) Power BI
5 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.13%) Big Data
6 2 (2.13%) Looker
6 2 (2.13%) MS Access
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.13%) Pentaho
6 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.06%) DB2
7 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.06%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (13.83%) JIRA
2 2 (2.13%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.06%) CA Gen
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Law
3 7 (7.45%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.45%) Military
4 5 (5.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) French Language
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) XML
2 5 (5.32%) JSON
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (4.26%) Middleware
4 2 (2.13%) CSS
4 2 (2.13%) HTML
4 2 (2.13%) ODBC
5 1 (1.06%) J2EE
5 1 (1.06%) JDBC
5 1 (1.06%) Kafka
5 1 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.89%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (7.45%) CMDB
3 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.19%) FMCG
5 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.13%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.06%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.77%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.36%) Data Analysis
2 20 (21.28%) Data Modelling
3 18 (19.15%) Data Management
4 17 (18.09%) Data Cleansing
4 17 (18.09%) Migration
5 16 (17.02%) ERP
6 15 (15.96%) Data Migration
7 14 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (12.77%) ETL
8 12 (12.77%) Process Improvement
9 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (10.64%) Configuration Management
10 9 (9.57%) Analytics
10 9 (9.57%) RUP
10 9 (9.57%) Validation
11 8 (8.51%) Change Management
11 8 (8.51%) Information Management
12 7 (7.45%) ITIL
12 7 (7.45%) PDM
12 7 (7.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.47%) SQL
2 8 (8.51%) Java
2 8 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.45%) C
4 5 (5.32%) Python
5 4 (4.26%) R
6 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.19%) VBA
7 2 (2.13%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.06%) Perl
8 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.89%) Data Quality
2 7 (7.45%) Def Stans
2 7 (7.45%) ISO 9001
3 5 (5.32%) GDPR
4 2 (2.13%) QA
5 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.96%) SAP
3 11 (11.70%) Oracle
4 6 (6.38%) Tableau
5 4 (4.26%) Informatica
6 3 (3.19%) Google
6 3 (3.19%) IBM
7 2 (2.13%) Alteryx
7 2 (2.13%) Cognos
7 2 (2.13%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (2.13%) Remedy
7 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.06%) BEA
8 1 (1.06%) Embarcadero
8 1 (1.06%) Pega
8 1 (1.06%) webMethods
8 1 (1.06%) Workday