Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 143 125
Rank change year-on-year +36 -18 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 84 45 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.91% 1.05% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.10% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 29 44
East of England median daily rate £400 £300 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -27.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £198 £208 £193
90th Percentile £538 £490 £475
England median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.62% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +35.71% +40.00%
10th Percentile £10.20 £13.40 £10.09
90th Percentile £34.50 £31.80 £25.20
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.11% +14.06% -15.79%

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 4,176 4,095 4,729
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 95.14% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,365 2,443 2,755
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £585 £561 £566
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 301 372
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.16% -11.63% +4.88%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.55 £11.44
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.54% +11.40%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Cambridgeshire +10 30 £475 +58.33% 10
Hertfordshire +6 28 £255 -21.54% 3
Essex +15 14 £260 +15.56% 1
Bedfordshire 0 8 £418 +39.17% 2
Norfolk +3 2 £475 -15.56% 2
Suffolk -6 2 - -
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 34 (40.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (29.76%) Data Analysis
3 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (25.00%) SQL
5 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 19 (22.62%) Process Improvement
6 19 (22.62%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (21.43%) Data Modelling
8 17 (20.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 16 (19.05%) Degree
9 16 (19.05%) Data Management
9 16 (19.05%) SAP
10 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
11 14 (16.67%) Change Management
11 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 14 (16.67%) ETL
11 14 (16.67%) ISO 9001
11 14 (16.67%) C
11 14 (16.67%) ITIL
11 14 (16.67%) Information Management
11 14 (16.67%) Migration
11 14 (16.67%) Military
11 14 (16.67%) PDM
11 14 (16.67%) Programme Management
11 14 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (16.67%) Def Stans
11 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (16.67%) CMDB
12 12 (14.29%) Data Migration
13 10 (11.90%) SQL Server

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 (3.57%) Confluence
2 2 (2.38%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon Alexa
3 1 (1.19%) Mule
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (40.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (20.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.38%) SPSS
5 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.57%) Big Data
3 3 (3.57%) Power BI
3 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (2.38%) GIS
4 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.38%) Looker
4 2 (2.38%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.19%) DB2
5 1 (1.19%) MS Access
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.19%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (2.38%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.19%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.19%) ER Studio
3 1 (1.19%) ERwin
3 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 14 (16.67%) Military
2 10 (11.90%) Finance
3 8 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Banking
6 1 (1.19%) French Language
6 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) CSS
1 2 (2.38%) HTML
1 2 (2.38%) ODBC
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (2.38%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.19%) J2EE
2 1 (1.19%) JSON
2 1 (1.19%) Middleware
2 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.67%) CMDB
2 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) FMCG
4 2 (2.38%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Data Analysis
2 19 (22.62%) Process Improvement
3 18 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 16 (19.05%) Data Management
5 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
6 14 (16.67%) Change Management
6 14 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (16.67%) ETL
6 14 (16.67%) Information Management
6 14 (16.67%) ITIL
6 14 (16.67%) Migration
6 14 (16.67%) PDM
6 14 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 12 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 10 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.52%) ERP
9 8 (9.52%) RUP
10 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.00%) SQL
2 14 (16.67%) C
3 7 (8.33%) Java
4 6 (7.14%) Python
5 5 (5.95%) R
6 4 (4.76%) VBA
7 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.19%) Perl
8 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) Def Stans
1 14 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 7 (8.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.57%) GDPR
3 3 (3.57%) QA
4 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.05%) SAP
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle
4 6 (7.14%) Tableau
5 3 (3.57%) Google
5 3 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (2.38%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.38%) Cognos
6 2 (2.38%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.19%) BEA
7 1 (1.19%) Embarcadero
7 1 (1.19%) Informatica
7 1 (1.19%) Pega
7 1 (1.19%) Remedy
7 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.19%) webMethods