Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 120 156
Rank change year-on-year -6 +36 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 89 80 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.52% 1.46% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.54% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 50
North West median daily rate £380 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.94% +19.23% -
10th Percentile £196 £165 £159
90th Percentile £588 £475 £477
England median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.62% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
North West median hourly rate £21.78 £37.48 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.88% +130.62% -14.47%
10th Percentile £11.20 £17.00 £13.53
90th Percentile £32.20 £48.17 £19.83
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year +5.56% +13.39% -15.27%

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 5,564 5,193 7,343
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.29% 94.80% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,458 3,165 4,399
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -2.88% +6.40%
10th Percentile £238 £220 £238
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 282 322
North West median hourly rate £17.88 £19.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.47% -5.95% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.63 £51.35 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.56% +11.43%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +7 58 £363 +11.54% 4
Cheshire -24 21 £425 +6.25% 3
Merseyside +21 6 £475 +52.00% 2
Lancashire -3 2 £175 - 2
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 29 (32.58%) SQL
2 25 (28.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (22.47%) Migration
4 19 (21.35%) Data Modelling
5 18 (20.22%) Finance
5 18 (20.22%) Data Migration
6 17 (19.10%) Data Analysis
7 15 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (16.85%) SAP
7 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (15.73%) Data Quality
8 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
9 13 (14.61%) ETL
9 13 (14.61%) Scrum
10 12 (13.48%) Change Control
10 12 (13.48%) Analytics
11 11 (12.36%) Logical Data Model
11 11 (12.36%) Physical Data Model
11 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
11 11 (12.36%) Confluence
11 11 (12.36%) Swagger
11 11 (12.36%) Apiary
11 11 (12.36%) Data Management
11 11 (12.36%) Release Management
11 11 (12.36%) JIRA
11 11 (12.36%) MySQL
12 10 (11.24%) Oracle
12 10 (11.24%) Management Information System
13 8 (8.99%) RAML
13 8 (8.99%) Power BI

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 11 (12.36%) Confluence
2 6 (6.74%) SAS
3 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (28.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.37%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) SAP CO
1 4 (4.49%) SAP FI
1 4 (4.49%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.37%) HFM
3 2 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.12%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.37%) GitHub
3 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) SMS
2 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) MySQL
2 8 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.99%) Power BI
3 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.62%) MS Access
5 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.25%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.25%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.25%) HBase
7 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.25%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.25%) Sqoop
7 2 (2.25%) Text Mining
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
1 11 (12.36%) JIRA
2 3 (3.37%) Hudson
2 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.25%) ERwin
3 2 (2.25%) LSMW
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Billing
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Law
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) Swagger
2 8 (8.99%) RAML
3 3 (3.37%) jQuery
3 3 (3.37%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (3.37%) Spring
3 3 (3.37%) Spring Boot
4 2 (2.25%) .NET
4 2 (2.25%) Web Services
5 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.24%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
5 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Unix
2 3 (3.37%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) Migration
2 19 (21.35%) Data Modelling
3 18 (20.22%) Data Migration
4 17 (19.10%) Data Analysis
5 15 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (14.61%) ETL
6 13 (14.61%) Scrum
7 12 (13.48%) Analytics
7 12 (13.48%) Change Control
8 11 (12.36%) Data Management
8 11 (12.36%) Logical Data Model
8 11 (12.36%) Physical Data Model
8 11 (12.36%) Release Management
9 7 (7.87%) Dashboard Development
10 6 (6.74%) Information Management
10 6 (6.74%) Workflow
11 5 (5.62%) Data Cleansing
11 5 (5.62%) Data Integration
11 5 (5.62%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.58%) SQL
2 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.37%) Java
3 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.37%) VB
4 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.25%) VBA
4 2 (2.25%) VBScript
5 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.73%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.74%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (2.25%) GDPR
4 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.12%) EMIR
4 1 (1.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.25%) Apache Flume
1 2 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) SAP
2 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.36%) Apiary
4 10 (11.24%) Oracle
5 7 (7.87%) Hyperion
5 7 (7.87%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (5.62%) Tableau
7 3 (3.37%) Workday
8 2 (2.25%) CA
8 2 (2.25%) DataFlux
8 2 (2.25%) Google
8 2 (2.25%) Informatica
8 2 (2.25%) Ivanti
8 2 (2.25%) Shavlik
9 1 (1.12%) Capita
9 1 (1.12%) ESRI
9 1 (1.12%) Intapp