Period
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The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 109 76 84
Rank change year-on-year -33 +8 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 30 43 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.20% 2.23% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 2.43% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 28
10th Percentile £128 £156 £213
25th Percentile £210 £210 £299
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £300 £403
Median % change year-on-year +40.00% -25.47% -5.29%
75th Percentile £438 £388 £438
90th Percentile £488 £439 £438
England median daily rate £475 £413 £396
% change year-on-year +15.15% +4.17% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 0
10th Percentile £13.20 £10.75 -
25th Percentile £13.88 £11.25 -
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% - -
75th Percentile £24.50 £15.94 -
90th Percentile £42.05 £21.69 -
England median hourly rate £24.35 £19.52 £20.11
% change year-on-year +24.74% -2.93% +29.74%

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 2,256 1,767 1,910
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.53% 91.79% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,369 1,012 1,178
10th Percentile £185 £150 £183
25th Percentile £319 £239 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £413 £425
Median % change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% -5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £523 £525
90th Percentile £675 £588 £588
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 241 122
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £12.55
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate £18.65 £16.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +16.56% -13.51% +15.63%
75th Percentile £49.50 £25.44 £29.69
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.75 £55.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +4.00%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Data Analyst in the East of England

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in the East of England

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in the East of England

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -31 13 £425 +25.93% 5
Bedfordshire -6 8 £297 -20.93% 1
Hertfordshire -6 7 £388 +138.46% 5
Essex -11 1 - - 2
Norfolk - 1 £135 -
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following 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 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (40.00%) Social Skills
4 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (36.67%) Data Cleansing
5 10 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 9 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (30.00%) Power Platform
6 9 (30.00%) Power BI
7 8 (26.67%) Analytics
7 8 (26.67%) ETL
7 8 (26.67%) Degree
8 7 (23.33%) Data Extraction
8 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
8 7 (23.33%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (20.00%) Tableau
9 6 (20.00%) Decision-Making
9 6 (20.00%) MS Access
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.67%) Python
10 5 (16.67%) Toad
10 5 (16.67%) SQL Navigator
10 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
10 5 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
10 5 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 5 (16.67%) Critical Thinking
10 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
11 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (3.33%) Alation
2 1 (3.33%) Collibra
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Power BI
2 6 (20.00%) MS Access
2 6 (20.00%) Tableau
3 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Navigator
4 4 (13.33%) QlikView
5 2 (6.67%) Big Data
5 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.67%) Impala
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.33%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (3.33%) GIS
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (40.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Influencing Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.67%) Learning Management System
2 2 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Data Cleansing
2 10 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 9 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (26.67%) Analytics
4 8 (26.67%) ETL
5 7 (23.33%) Data Extraction
5 7 (23.33%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
6 6 (20.00%) Decision-Making
7 5 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
7 5 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 5 (16.67%) Critical Thinking
7 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (10.00%) Data Analytics
9 3 (10.00%) Data Interpretation
9 3 (10.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) R
3 3 (10.00%) VBA
4 2 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Alteryx
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Commvault
2 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
2 1 (3.33%) VMware