The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
South East > Kent
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 34 43
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.72% 1.26% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.60% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Kent median daily rate £112 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.72% +13.84%  
10th Percentile £106 £292 £313
90th Percentile £123 £392 £338
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £11.50
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £14.90 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.02% -17.22%  

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 191 250 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 82.33% 78.86% 77.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 629 392
Kent median daily rate £365 £453 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.33% +23.12%  
10th Percentile £263 £225 £269
90th Percentile £538 £925 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 12
Kent median hourly rate £22.52 £55.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.05% +378.26%  
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £137.50 £40.13
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Kent

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in Kent

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) QlikView
2 3 (42.86%) Workday HCM
2 3 (42.86%) Informatics
2 3 (42.86%) Workday
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) ISO 9000
3 2 (28.57%) SSADM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) OpenVMS
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office

Data Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) QlikView
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Information Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SSIS Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Workday Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Workday Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) HR Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) HR Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) OpenVMS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Informatics
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) SSADM
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CBAP
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Workday
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle