Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 117 127
Rank change year-on-year -30 +10 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 103 143 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.32% 1.63% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.72% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 98 73
Midlands median daily rate £375 £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £210 £200 £163
90th Percentile £475 £450 £465
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Midlands median hourly rate £16.75 £18.39 £17.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.92% +5.96% +10.19%
10th Percentile £13.88 £13.50 £11.66
90th Percentile £22.47 £20.50 £23.02
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.67 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.56% -1.76% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7,432 8,316 7,967
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.03% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,637 5,057 4,534
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £534
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 359 404
Midlands median hourly rate £15.70 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.67% -3.23% -
10th Percentile £9.77 £10.00 £10.12
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.00 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% -0.61% +12.12%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the Midlands

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in the Midlands

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in the Midlands

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in the Midlands

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
West Midlands -1 71 £350 +12.00% 10
East Midlands -32 31 £388 +27.05% 4
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Midlands region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 36 (34.95%) SQL
2 30 (29.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (28.16%) Data Analysis
4 26 (25.24%) Finance
4 26 (25.24%) Data Quality
5 25 (24.27%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (24.27%) Migration
6 22 (21.36%) Data Migration
7 19 (18.45%) Data Modelling
8 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
9 16 (15.53%) SAP
10 15 (14.56%) SQL Server
11 14 (13.59%) Data Cleansing
11 14 (13.59%) Data Governance
12 12 (11.65%) Data Structures
13 11 (10.68%) Data Extraction
13 11 (10.68%) Oracle
13 11 (10.68%) ERP
13 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (10.68%) ETL
14 9 (8.74%) Windows
14 9 (8.74%) Data Mapping
14 9 (8.74%) Statistics
15 8 (7.77%) Analytics
16 7 (6.80%) Linux
16 7 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (6.80%) VBA
16 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 6 (5.83%) Data Management
17 6 (5.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (1.94%) SAS
2 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.97%) Confluence
2 1 (0.97%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (29.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) SAP MDG
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.94%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.97%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) AdWords
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.97%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) SMS
2 1 (0.97%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.88%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.94%) DB2
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.94%) QlikView
6 2 (1.94%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.94%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.97%) MS Access
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.97%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 26 (25.24%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Automotive
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.94%) LDAP
2 1 (0.97%) .NET
2 1 (0.97%) D3.js
2 1 (0.97%) JSON
2 1 (0.97%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.27%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.65%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.83%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.97%) AS400
6 1 (0.97%) Blog
6 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.97%) LIMS
6 1 (0.97%) NHS
6 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.97%) SCADA
6 1 (0.97%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) Windows
2 7 (6.80%) Linux
3 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.94%) Unix
5 2 (1.94%) zOS
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) Data Analysis
2 25 (24.27%) Migration
3 22 (21.36%) Data Migration
4 19 (18.45%) Data Modelling
5 14 (13.59%) Data Cleansing
5 14 (13.59%) Data Governance
6 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (10.68%) Data Extraction
6 11 (10.68%) ERP
6 11 (10.68%) ETL
7 9 (8.74%) Data Mapping
7 9 (8.74%) Statistics
8 8 (7.77%) Analytics
9 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.83%) Data Management
10 6 (5.83%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (5.83%) ITIL
10 6 (5.83%) Visualisation
11 5 (4.85%) High Availability
11 5 (4.85%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.95%) SQL
2 7 (6.80%) VBA
3 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.94%) Java
4 2 (1.94%) Python
4 2 (1.94%) R
5 1 (0.97%) C#
5 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.97%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) Degree
1 5 (4.85%) RHCE
1 5 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) MCSE
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) IIBA
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.24%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (4.85%) GDPR
3 5 (4.85%) QA
4 2 (1.94%) SLA
5 1 (0.97%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.94%) RACF
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.53%) SAP
3 11 (10.68%) Oracle
4 5 (4.85%) Dell
4 5 (4.85%) NetApp
4 5 (4.85%) Tableau
4 5 (4.85%) VMware
5 4 (3.88%) Google
5 4 (3.88%) Trillium
6 2 (1.94%) Citrix
6 2 (1.94%) Cognos
6 2 (1.94%) DataFlux
6 2 (1.94%) Datanomic
6 2 (1.94%) Informatica
6 2 (1.94%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.97%) Facebook
7 1 (0.97%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.97%) Northgate