Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 205 176
Rank change year-on-year +27 -29 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1367 1275 1507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.46% 1.30% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.37% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 886 1007
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £211 £203 £182
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 70 68
England median hourly rate £17.73 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.34% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.18 £10.27
90th Percentile £36.88 £33.88 £37.88
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +21.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in England

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in England

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in England

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in England

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analyst in England

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
London -1 712 £438 +9.38% 45
South East +21 248 £352 +0.57% 8
North of England +90 146 £375 +7.14% 17
Midlands -29 102 £350 +7.69% 8
North West +58 94 £400 +14.29% 9
South West +42 79 £373 +24.17% 10
West Midlands +10 69 £325 -1.89% 2
East of England -12 68 £363 -3.33% 7
Yorkshire +14 38 £350 -12.50% 7
East Midlands -39 32 £394 +21.15% 5
North East +76 14 £300 -22.58% 1
Data Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 631 (46.16%) SQL
2 439 (32.11%) Data Analysis
3 378 (27.65%) Finance
4 346 (25.31%) Microsoft Excel
5 283 (20.70%) Data Modelling
6 268 (19.60%) Analytical Skills
7 247 (18.07%) Migration
8 230 (16.83%) Analytics
9 228 (16.68%) Data Quality
10 203 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
11 188 (13.75%) Data Migration
12 180 (13.17%) Data Management
13 173 (12.66%) Microsoft
14 170 (12.44%) Banking
15 166 (12.14%) SQL Server
16 155 (11.34%) ETL
17 149 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
18 140 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
19 136 (9.95%) SAP
20 121 (8.85%) Oracle
21 120 (8.78%) Visualisation
22 112 (8.19%) Data Governance
23 109 (7.97%) Tableau
24 104 (7.61%) Degree
25 101 (7.39%) Data Mapping
26 100 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
27 98 (7.17%) Business Analysis
28 89 (6.51%) VBA
29 88 (6.44%) CRM
29 88 (6.44%) Data Cleansing

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 57 (4.17%) SAS
2 43 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.46%) Apache Spark
4 12 (0.88%) Confluence
4 12 (0.88%) Documentum
4 12 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 10 (0.73%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.22%) Apache
7 3 (0.22%) CMS
8 2 (0.15%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.15%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.073%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.073%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.073%) Drupal
9 1 (0.073%) IIS
9 1 (0.073%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.073%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.073%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 346 (25.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (5.78%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (2.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (1.10%) SPSS
7 4 (0.29%) Stata
8 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.073%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (2.78%) Markit EDM
2 26 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.02%) Maximo
4 12 (0.88%) SimCorp Dimension
5 9 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.66%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.59%) Eagle PACE
6 8 (0.59%) SAP CO
6 8 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (0.59%) SAP MM
7 7 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.37%) FastStats
9 5 (0.37%) HFM
9 5 (0.37%) SAP APO
9 5 (0.37%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.37%) SAP MDM
9 5 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.68%) Google Analytics
2 16 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.59%) Office 365
5 7 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 5 (0.37%) Slack
6 5 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.37%) Trello
6 5 (0.37%) Veeva
7 4 (0.29%) G Suite
7 4 (0.29%) SaaS
7 4 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.073%) AdWords
9 1 (0.073%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.073%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.17%) SMS
2 3 (0.22%) Firewall
2 3 (0.22%) SAN
3 2 (0.15%) DHCP
3 2 (0.15%) DNS
3 2 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (0.15%) Intranet
3 2 (0.15%) iSCSI
3 2 (0.15%) LDAP
3 2 (0.15%) NAS
3 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.073%) Broadband
4 1 (0.073%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.073%) Internet
4 1 (0.073%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.073%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.073%) SMTP
4 1 (0.073%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 140 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
3 85 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 84 (6.14%) Big Data
5 70 (5.12%) Hadoop
6 58 (4.24%) QlikView
7 57 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 56 (4.10%) MS Access
9 52 (3.80%) BusinessObjects
10 50 (3.66%) Relational Database
11 47 (3.44%) Data Mining
12 40 (2.93%) Power BI
13 23 (1.68%) DB2
14 20 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (1.32%) Oracle Database
16 17 (1.24%) Apache Hive
16 17 (1.24%) PowerPivot
17 16 (1.17%) SAP BW
18 15 (1.10%) Data Lake
18 15 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (1.68%) JIRA
2 10 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.59%) LSMW
3 8 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (0.51%) ERwin
5 6 (0.44%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.37%) Maven
6 5 (0.37%) PowerDesigner
6 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.37%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.15%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.073%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.073%) PeopleTools
8 1 (0.073%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.073%) Subversion
8 1 (0.073%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.073%) Vagrant
General
1 378 (27.65%) Finance
2 170 (12.44%) Banking
3 81 (5.93%) Marketing
4 74 (5.41%) Retail
5 48 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 35 (2.56%) Legal
7 33 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 33 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 32 (2.34%) Front Office
9 20 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.02%) Publishing
11 11 (0.80%) Advertising
11 11 (0.80%) Back Office
12 10 (0.73%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.59%) Law
14 7 (0.51%) Automotive
14 7 (0.51%) Dutch Language
14 7 (0.51%) Electronics
14 7 (0.51%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (4.97%) XML
2 21 (1.54%) .NET
3 19 (1.39%) FpML
4 15 (1.10%) XSD
5 13 (0.95%) HTML
5 13 (0.95%) JSON
6 12 (0.88%) XSLT
7 10 (0.73%) Web Services
8 8 (0.59%) Middleware
8 8 (0.59%) REST
9 7 (0.51%) CSS
9 7 (0.51%) Spring
10 6 (0.44%) React
11 5 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (0.37%) XML Schema
12 4 (0.29%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.29%) D3.js
12 4 (0.29%) Kafka
12 4 (0.29%) ODBC
13 3 (0.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 268 (19.60%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (5.27%) Management Information System
3 71 (5.19%) Data Structures
4 30 (2.19%) Fixed Income
5 29 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 28 (2.05%) Reference Data
7 23 (1.68%) Equities
8 18 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 18 (1.32%) Hedge funds
9 17 (1.24%) NHS
10 16 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
11 15 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (0.95%) Credit Risk
13 12 (0.88%) Derivative
14 11 (0.80%) FMCG
15 10 (0.73%) Algorithms
16 9 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
16 9 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
17 8 (0.59%) Market Risk
17 8 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (2.63%) Windows
2 14 (1.02%) Linux
3 13 (0.95%) Unix
4 9 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (0.66%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.44%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.29%) AIX
7 4 (0.29%) Solaris
7 4 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.073%) HPUX
8 1 (0.073%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.073%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.073%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (32.11%) Data Analysis
2 283 (20.70%) Data Modelling
3 247 (18.07%) Migration
4 230 (16.83%) Analytics
5 203 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
6 188 (13.75%) Data Migration
7 180 (13.17%) Data Management
8 155 (11.34%) ETL
9 149 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
10 120 (8.78%) Visualisation
11 112 (8.19%) Data Governance
12 101 (7.39%) Data Mapping
13 100 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 98 (7.17%) Business Analysis
15 88 (6.44%) CRM
15 88 (6.44%) Data Cleansing
16 85 (6.22%) Data Analytics
17 73 (5.34%) Asset Management
18 64 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
19 59 (4.32%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 631 (46.16%) SQL
2 89 (6.51%) VBA
3 65 (4.75%) Python
4 64 (4.68%) R
5 61 (4.46%) T-SQL
6 31 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 24 (1.76%) Java
8 17 (1.24%) C#
8 17 (1.24%) VB
9 15 (1.10%) C
10 14 (1.02%) PL/SQL
11 12 (0.88%) XPath
12 11 (0.80%) PHP
13 8 (0.59%) Scala
14 7 (0.51%) MATLAB
14 7 (0.51%) Perl
14 7 (0.51%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.51%) VBScript
15 5 (0.37%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 104 (7.61%) Degree
2 46 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.66%) ISEB
5 6 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.44%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.44%) Postgraduate
5 6 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (0.37%) RHCE
7 4 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.29%) MCSE
7 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.29%) PMP
8 3 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.15%) CISSP
9 2 (0.15%) IIBA
9 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (16.68%) Data Quality
2 77 (5.63%) GDPR
3 31 (2.27%) QA
4 21 (1.54%) MiFID
5 18 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (1.32%) SLA
6 15 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.59%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.51%) PMO
9 6 (0.44%) GxP
9 6 (0.44%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.37%) EMIR
11 4 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.29%) ISO 20022
12 3 (0.22%) IFRS
12 3 (0.22%) IFRS 9
12 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.15%) GAAP
13 2 (0.15%) GMP
System Software
1 7 (0.51%) Active Directory
1 7 (0.51%) HDFS
1 7 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.15%) vSphere
3 1 (0.073%) Docker
3 1 (0.073%) Firmware
3 1 (0.073%) RACF
3 1 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.29%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.15%) Ambari
2 2 (0.15%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.15%) Piwik
2 2 (0.15%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.073%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.073%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.073%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.073%) Kibana
3 1 (0.073%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.073%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.073%) SCCM
3 1 (0.073%) SCOM
3 1 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.073%) vRealize
Vendors
1 173 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 136 (9.95%) SAP
3 121 (8.85%) Oracle
4 109 (7.97%) Tableau
5 39 (2.85%) IBM
6 34 (2.49%) Google
7 32 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (1.98%) Teradata
9 24 (1.76%) Informatica
10 19 (1.39%) Cognos
11 17 (1.24%) Charles River
12 15 (1.10%) Adobe
13 12 (0.88%) Alteryx
13 12 (0.88%) Bloomberg
13 12 (0.88%) DataFlux
13 12 (0.88%) SimCorp
14 11 (0.80%) Trillium
15 9 (0.66%) Calypso
15 9 (0.66%) VMware
16 8 (0.59%) OpenText