The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
UK / England
Rank 197 188 143
Rank change year-on-year -9 -45  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 525 627 777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.26% 1.28% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.35% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 453 520
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £222 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 32
Median hourly rate £17.59 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.51% -2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.98 £21.98 £23.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.96% -12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39640 46520 45346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25778 30491 27853
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1455 1828
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 288 £400 -3.03% 58
South East -12 85 £350 -5.08% 27
North West +38 48 £325 +8.33% 16
West Midlands +7 36 £225 -10.00% 10
East of England -18 20 £313 -13.79% 1
East Midlands -15 16 £310 -11.42% 3
Yorkshire -11 13 £325 +1.56% 7
South West -26 13 £400 -4.76% 6
North East -13 3 £453 +29.24% 3
Midlands +9 2 £350 -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 493 (44.33%) SQL
2 337 (30.31%) Data Analysis
3 334 (30.04%) Finance
4 231 (20.77%) Data Modelling
5 211 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
6 203 (18.26%) Migration
7 200 (17.99%) Data Quality
8 174 (15.65%) MS Excel
9 164 (14.75%) Analytics
10 163 (14.66%) Business Intelligence
11 161 (14.48%) Data Migration
12 156 (14.03%) SQL Server
13 155 (13.94%) Data Management
14 148 (13.31%) Oracle
15 143 (12.86%) Microsoft
16 138 (12.41%) ETL
17 121 (10.88%) Banking
18 117 (10.52%) Data Warehouse
19 105 (9.44%) Python
19 105 (9.44%) SAP
20 94 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
21 91 (8.18%) Data Cleansing
21 91 (8.18%) Degree
22 84 (7.55%) Big Data
23 83 (7.46%) SAS
24 81 (7.28%) R
25 79 (7.10%) VBA
26 75 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
27 73 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 70 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 83 (7.46%) SAS
2 41 (3.69%) Apache Spark
3 21 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 10 (0.90%) Confluence
5 7 (0.63%) Smallworld
6 6 (0.54%) Apache
7 3 (0.27%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.27%) CMS
7 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.27%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.27%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.18%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.090%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.090%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.090%) IIS
Applications
1 174 (15.65%) MS Excel
2 68 (6.12%) MS Office
3 61 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 59 (5.31%) Spreadsheet
5 24 (2.16%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.26%) SPSS
7 12 (1.08%) MS Project
8 3 (0.27%) Stata
9 1 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.090%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.090%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 24 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.17%) Maximo
3 11 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
4 10 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.81%) FastStats
6 8 (0.72%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.63%) thinkFolio
8 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.45%) Relativity
8 5 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.36%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.36%) SAP PM
9 4 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
10 3 (0.27%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.17%) Google Analytics
2 9 (0.81%) SaaS
3 6 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.27%) Office 365
5 2 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.18%) G Suite
5 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.090%) AdSense
6 1 (0.090%) AdWords
6 1 (0.090%) CallidusCloud
6 1 (0.090%) Slack
6 1 (0.090%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.63%) LAN
1 7 (0.63%) WAN
2 6 (0.54%) LDAP
2 6 (0.54%) Wireless
3 5 (0.45%) DHCP
3 5 (0.45%) MPLS
3 5 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.45%) VLAN
4 4 (0.36%) Internet
5 3 (0.27%) Firewall
6 2 (0.18%) Intranet
6 2 (0.18%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.18%) SAN
6 2 (0.18%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.090%) Broadband
7 1 (0.090%) DNS
7 1 (0.090%) Network Security
7 1 (0.090%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.090%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 117 (10.52%) Data Warehouse
3 84 (7.55%) Big Data
4 73 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 62 (5.58%) Relational Database
7 61 (5.49%) Hadoop
8 43 (3.87%) DB2
9 40 (3.60%) Data Mining
10 36 (3.24%) Power BI
10 36 (3.24%) QlikView
11 34 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
12 30 (2.70%) Apache Hive
12 30 (2.70%) MS Access
13 24 (2.16%) DataStage
14 23 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (1.62%) NoSQL
16 17 (1.53%) GIS
17 16 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (2.16%) JIRA
2 20 (1.80%) ERwin
2 20 (1.80%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (0.81%) PowerDesigner
4 8 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.63%) Toad
6 6 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.27%) AccuRev
8 3 (0.27%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.27%) Selenium
9 2 (0.18%) git-flow
9 2 (0.18%) LSMW
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.18%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.090%) PowerBuilder
General
1 334 (30.04%) Finance
2 121 (10.88%) Banking
3 58 (5.22%) Retail
4 54 (4.86%) Marketing
5 52 (4.68%) Investment Banking
6 30 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.35%) Back Office
10 12 (1.08%) Legal
11 10 (0.90%) Advertising
12 9 (0.81%) Publishing
13 8 (0.72%) Billing
13 8 (0.72%) Front Office
14 7 (0.63%) Law
15 5 (0.45%) Electronics
15 5 (0.45%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.45%) International Banking
16 4 (0.36%) French Language
17 3 (0.27%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.33%) XML
2 10 (0.90%) HTML
2 10 (0.90%) XML Schema
3 9 (0.81%) XML Messaging
4 8 (0.72%) .NET
5 7 (0.63%) Kafka
5 7 (0.63%) Middleware
6 6 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (0.54%) REST
6 6 (0.54%) SOAP
7 4 (0.36%) Apache Tez
7 4 (0.36%) CSS
7 4 (0.36%) Mason
8 3 (0.27%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.27%) COM
8 3 (0.27%) D3.js
8 3 (0.27%) MDX
8 3 (0.27%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.27%) Three.js
8 3 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 211 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.76%) Management Information System
3 54 (4.86%) Data Structures
4 29 (2.61%) Reference Data
5 28 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 20 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 20 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (1.80%) NHS
7 18 (1.62%) FMCG
8 17 (1.53%) Credit Risk
9 11 (0.99%) Equities
10 10 (0.90%) SWIFT
11 9 (0.81%) Hedge funds
12 8 (0.72%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.63%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (0.63%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.54%) Derivative
15 5 (0.45%) CMDB
15 5 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (2.34%) Windows
2 25 (2.25%) Linux
3 24 (2.16%) Unix
4 5 (0.45%) Android
4 5 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.090%) Solaris
7 1 (0.090%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (30.31%) Data Analysis
2 231 (20.77%) Data Modelling
3 203 (18.26%) Migration
4 164 (14.75%) Analytics
5 163 (14.66%) Business Intelligence
6 161 (14.48%) Data Migration
7 155 (13.94%) Data Management
8 138 (12.41%) ETL
9 94 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
10 91 (8.18%) Data Cleansing
11 75 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 69 (6.21%) Data Analytics
13 66 (5.94%) CRM
13 66 (5.94%) Statistics
14 65 (5.85%) Visualisation
15 64 (5.76%) Data Mapping
15 64 (5.76%) ERP
16 61 (5.49%) Business Analysis
17 52 (4.68%) Data Governance
18 51 (4.59%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 493 (44.33%) SQL
2 105 (9.44%) Python
3 81 (7.28%) R
4 79 (7.10%) VBA
5 39 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 21 (1.89%) Java
7 20 (1.80%) C++
8 14 (1.26%) C
8 14 (1.26%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.26%) PL/SQL
9 13 (1.17%) MATLAB
10 12 (1.08%) C#
11 9 (0.81%) Perl
11 9 (0.81%) VB
12 7 (0.63%) PHP
13 4 (0.36%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.27%) Scala
15 2 (0.18%) F#
15 2 (0.18%) Magik
15 2 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (8.18%) Degree
2 32 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.17%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.99%) PhD
5 8 (0.72%) ISEB
6 7 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.36%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.27%) ACCA
9 3 (0.27%) CBAP
9 3 (0.27%) CIMA
10 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.18%) GISP
10 2 (0.18%) IIBA
10 2 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.090%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.090%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.090%) HND
11 1 (0.090%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.090%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (17.99%) Data Quality
2 22 (1.98%) QA
3 16 (1.44%) PMO
4 15 (1.35%) Solvency II
5 14 (1.26%) IFRS
6 10 (0.90%) IFRS 9
6 10 (0.90%) ISO20022
7 9 (0.81%) GDPR
8 4 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.36%) SLA
9 3 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.090%) FATCA
10 1 (0.090%) GAAP
10 1 (0.090%) GMP
10 1 (0.090%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.090%) MiFID
10 1 (0.090%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.27%) HDFS
2 3 (0.27%) vSphere
2 3 (0.27%) XenApp
3 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.090%) Firmware
4 1 (0.090%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (0.63%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.18%) Ansible
3 2 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.090%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 148 (13.31%) Oracle
2 143 (12.86%) Microsoft
3 105 (9.44%) SAP
4 69 (6.21%) Tableau
5 44 (3.96%) Teradata
6 27 (2.43%) Informatica
7 26 (2.34%) Sybase
8 23 (2.07%) Cognos
9 20 (1.80%) Talend
10 19 (1.71%) Google
10 19 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.53%) Netezza
12 16 (1.44%) IBM
13 14 (1.26%) Ab Initio
13 14 (1.26%) Bloomberg
14 12 (1.08%) Reuters
15 9 (0.81%) Cisco
15 9 (0.81%) VMware
16 7 (0.63%) NetApp
16 7 (0.63%) ServiceNow
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £380 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
CHM Recruit
Rate: £21,000 per annum pro-rata
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: Salary: £34,476 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300 - £550 per day (to be confirmed, and dependant on experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red10
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + -
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Middletons Assured Talent
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18 - £20 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £225 to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £225 per month
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago