The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £331 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
North West / Merseyside
Rank 35 38 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.24% 0.30% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.31% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £331 £350 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.35% +112.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £16.13 £18.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% -10.41%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 309 322 314
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.67% 95.55% 91.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 215 149
Median daily rate £368 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.84 £15.75 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Merseyside

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Merseyside

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Merseyside

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 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
Liverpool +3 2 £331 -5.35%
Wirral - 1 - -
Data Analyst
North West

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (28.57%) SAP FI
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) QlikView
2 2 (28.57%) Data Conversion
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (28.57%) MS Access
1 2 (28.57%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Conversion
2 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VB
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP