Period
to 19 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 70 79
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 28 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.07% 2.07% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 2.22% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £250 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -13.79% -0.43%
10th Percentile £206 £173 £263
90th Percentile £475 £569 £400
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £362
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.97% -9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £17.56 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% - -
East of England median hourly rate £9.80 £16.21 £16.58
% change year-on-year -39.55% -2.19% +35.09%

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 1,256 1,487 1,398
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.04% 93.11% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 874 706
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £173 £200
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 124 129
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +3.14% +6.70%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.25 £10.48
90th Percentile £46.50 £48.60 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.43 £18.00
% change year-on-year -8.18% -3.19% -11.42%

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 19 October 2019.

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 19 October 2019. 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 0 12 £375 +50.00% 3
Stevenage +8 5 £206 - 1
Royston - 3 £475 -
St Albans +5 1 £400 -
Hatfield +1 1 £195 -2.50% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £450 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Data Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 17 (60.71%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (35.71%) Data Quality
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 7 (25.00%) Analytics
5 6 (21.43%) JIRA
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (17.86%) PMP
6 5 (17.86%) PMI Certification
6 5 (17.86%) Informatica
6 5 (17.86%) NHS
6 5 (17.86%) Law
6 5 (17.86%) Degree
6 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.86%) Power BI
6 5 (17.86%) Power Platform
7 4 (14.29%) Master's Degree
7 4 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (14.29%) Migration
7 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 4 (14.29%) AWS
7 4 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
8 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis

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 3 (10.71%) Confluence
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Power Platform
2 4 (14.29%) AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Power BI
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.57%) QlikView
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.86%) Law
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.14%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.86%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) e-Health
2 2 (7.14%) LIMS
2 2 (7.14%) PACS
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Analytics
2 7 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.71%) Data Flow Diagram
5 3 (10.71%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
5 3 (10.71%) Threat Management
5 3 (10.71%) Traceability Matrix
5 3 (10.71%) Use Case
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
1 5 (17.86%) PMI Certification
1 5 (17.86%) PMP
2 4 (14.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.14%) HL7
3 1 (3.57%) GDPR
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Informatica
3 3 (10.71%) Tableau
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Ariba
5 1 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com