Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 129 142
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 48 71 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 1.48% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.56% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 24
East of England median daily rate £463 £375 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +21.95% -27.65%
10th Percentile £173 £217 £213
90th Percentile £569 £488 £438
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.91% -15.79% -27.27%
10th Percentile £14.90 £12.14 £13.11
90th Percentile £20.53 £22.03 £31.80
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.19 £18.67
% change year-on-year +4.45% -2.54% -4.21%

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 4,229 4,542 4,342
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 94.88% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,493 2,628 2,475
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% -
10th Percentile £200 £213 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 318 353
East of England median hourly rate £17.33 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -3.75% -10.86%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.66 £11.01
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.77% -0.05% +0.16%

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 January 2019.

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
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 January 2019. 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 +8 23 £550 +66.67% 4
Bedfordshire +16 9 £283 -28.71%
Essex -11 8 £525 +101.92% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 8 £425 +3.66% 1
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 19 (39.58%) SQL
2 18 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (29.17%) Data Modelling
5 12 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (18.75%) Statistics
6 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 8 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (16.67%) ETL
7 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 8 (16.67%) SAP
7 8 (16.67%) Migration
7 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.58%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (14.58%) Data Quality
8 7 (14.58%) Analytics
8 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
9 6 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 6 (12.50%) BDD
9 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.50%) TDD
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.42%) CRM
10 5 (10.42%) Finance
10 5 (10.42%) Service Management
11 4 (8.33%) Data Management

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 3 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.17%) SPSS
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.17%) SAP ERP
1 2 (4.17%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.08%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.08%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DNS
1 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.17%) Pentaho
4 2 (4.17%) Power BI
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Law
3 3 (6.25%) Marketing
3 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.25%) FMCG
2 3 (6.25%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) Life Science
4 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 14 (29.17%) Data Modelling
3 9 (18.75%) Statistics
4 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 8 (16.67%) ETL
4 8 (16.67%) Migration
5 7 (14.58%) Analytics
5 7 (14.58%) Data Cleansing
5 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
6 6 (12.50%) BDD
6 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 6 (12.50%) TDD
6 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.42%) CRM
7 5 (10.42%) Service Management
8 4 (8.33%) Data Extraction
8 4 (8.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.25%) GDPR
3 1 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (16.67%) SAP
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Tableau
3 2 (4.17%) CA
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.17%) Remedy
3 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.17%) Sun
4 1 (2.08%) Cognos
4 1 (2.08%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.08%) Informatica
4 1 (2.08%) Talend