Period
to 3 June 2020

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £265 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 76 62
Rank change year-on-year +22 -14 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 18 16 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.30% 1.20% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.33% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 24
Median daily rate £265 £263 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% -10.26% -10.00%
10th Percentile £208 £170 £153
90th Percentile £419 £531 £438
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
East of England median hourly rate - £9.80 £15.00
% change year-on-year - -34.67% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 732 1,202 1,384
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.49% 90.24% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 649 741
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £163 £218 £180
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 92 120
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% -10.67% +2.32%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.15 £10.36
90th Percentile £61.50 £63.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate £18.28 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +14.25% -3.03% -14.86%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in Hertfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 3 June 2020. 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
Watford +15 7 £220 -12.87%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £475 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £230 -
St Albans - 1 £225 -
Data Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
1 7 (38.89%) Analytics
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Power BI
2 6 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 5 (27.78%) VBA
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 4 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 4 (22.22%) Software Asset Management
4 4 (22.22%) Software Licensing
4 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 4 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (22.22%) Tableau
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 4 (22.22%) SCCM
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Data Mapping
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (16.67%) SAP

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (5.56%) ArcGIS
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Power BI
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.56%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (5.56%) GIS
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) QlikView
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Licensing
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Analytics
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Data Mapping
3 4 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 4 (22.22%) Software Asset Management
3 4 (22.22%) Software Licensing
3 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 3 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
5 2 (11.11%) Pricing Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) VBA
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 4 (22.22%) ServiceNow
1 4 (22.22%) Tableau
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos