Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 February 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 > North West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 154 143
Rank change year-on-year +28 -11 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 80 55 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.49% 0.93% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.98% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 63
North West median daily rate £375 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -10.00% +27.27%
10th Percentile £218 £113 £207
90th Percentile £500 £419 £470
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £10.91 £12.53 £13.70
90th Percentile £52.55 £33.99 £50.80
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.94 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.60% -0.32% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,125 5,597 7,723
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 94.58% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,267 3,586 4,636
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £231 £225 £225
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 246 394
North West median hourly rate £18.04 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.22% -20.00% +36.36%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.61
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the North West

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in the North West

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in the North West

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in the North West

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analyst in the North West

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Manchester +26 46 £350 +11.11% 3
Cheshire +5 22 £408 +6.89% 6
Merseyside +11 4 £365 +224.22% 3
Lancashire +8 3 - - 1
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 North West region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 34 (42.50%) Data Analysis
2 33 (41.25%) SQL
3 24 (30.00%) SAP
3 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (27.50%) Finance
5 20 (25.00%) Migration
6 17 (21.25%) Data Management
7 16 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
10 13 (16.25%) Analytics
11 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (13.75%) Oracle
12 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
13 10 (12.50%) Data Migration
13 10 (12.50%) Data Quality
14 9 (11.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (10.00%) SAP FI
15 8 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
15 8 (10.00%) SAP CO
15 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (10.00%) MS Access
15 8 (10.00%) MS Visio
15 8 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
15 8 (10.00%) Data Governance
15 8 (10.00%) Master Data Management
16 7 (8.75%) Power BI
16 7 (8.75%) Data Mapping
16 7 (8.75%) HFM
16 7 (8.75%) Hyperion

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (8.75%) SAS
2 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 8 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 8 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (8.75%) HFM
3 1 (1.25%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Slack
1 4 (5.00%) Trello
2 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) MS Access
3 7 (8.75%) Power BI
4 6 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.25%) Big Data
6 4 (5.00%) Data Mining
6 4 (5.00%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.25%) DTS
8 1 (1.25%) GIS
8 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) XML
2 3 (3.75%) Web Services
3 2 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.00%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.75%) NHS
4 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Pricing Data
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Unix
1 3 (3.75%) Windows
1 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) Data Analysis
2 20 (25.00%) Migration
3 17 (21.25%) Data Management
4 16 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 13 (16.25%) Analytics
6 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 8 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
8 8 (10.00%) Data Governance
8 8 (10.00%) Master Data Management
9 7 (8.75%) Data Mapping
10 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.50%) Data Architecture
11 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.25%) ETL
11 5 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (6.25%) Quality Management
11 5 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
11 5 (6.25%) Statistics
11 5 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.75%) VB
4 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.50%) VBA
4 2 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.00%) GDPR
3 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.25%) EMIR
3 1 (1.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) SAP
2 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.75%) Oracle
4 7 (8.75%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.75%) Tableau
6 2 (2.50%) Capita
6 2 (2.50%) Cognos
6 2 (2.50%) DataFlux
6 2 (2.50%) Ivanti
6 2 (2.50%) Remedy
6 2 (2.50%) Shavlik
7 1 (1.25%) ESRI
7 1 (1.25%) Intapp
7 1 (1.25%) WorldPay