Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £290 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 16 December 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 72 84
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 22 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.38% 1.74% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.82% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 11
Hertfordshire median daily rate £290 £279 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.04% -34.41% +28.79%
East of England median daily rate £370 £324 £425
% change year-on-year +14.37% -23.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -26.92% +62.50%

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 1485 1376 1462
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.28% 95.96% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 782 742
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £200 £210 £190
90th Percentile £575 £549 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 86 145
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.13 £40.90
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +2.44%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor 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 16 December 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
Watford -5 7 £335 -16.25%
Hatfield -1 5 £205 +17.14% 1
Welwyn Garden City -2 2 £425 +54.55%
Stevenage -9 1 - -
Data Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Data Analysis
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) Migration
3 8 (36.36%) Data Migration
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) Validation
6 5 (22.73%) ERP
7 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 4 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (18.18%) Retail
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
8 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 3 (13.64%) Python
8 3 (13.64%) MS Access
8 3 (13.64%) Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (9.09%) Runbook
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (9.09%) VBA
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 2 (9.09%) 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:

Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (4.55%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (4.55%) iTrent
3 1 (4.55%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MS Access
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) French Language
3 1 (4.55%) German Language
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.55%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Data Analysis
2 8 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) Validation
4 5 (22.73%) ERP
5 4 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.64%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.64%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Runbook
7 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Change Management
8 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
8 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.55%) Data Validation
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
8 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) GAAP
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Borland
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) CODA
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) Teradata