The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Data Analyst
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 118 89
Rank change year-on-year +15 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 39 47 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.32% 1.25% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.32% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 35
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £172 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £65.00 £18.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +256.16% -6.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £18.74
% change year-on-year +18.03% -18.60%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2764 3554 3498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.76% 94.75% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 2206 2024
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 132 197
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 26 June 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
Manchester +13 18 £400 +23.07% 5
Cheshire +35 16 £405 -17.97% 4
Lancashire +3 2 £175 -33.33% 1
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 North West region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (52.87%) Data Analysis
2 38 (43.68%) Finance
3 32 (36.78%) SQL
4 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Excel
5 22 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (16.09%) Data Quality
6 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
6 14 (16.09%) SAP
7 13 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
8 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (11.49%) Data Management
9 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (9.20%) Migration
10 8 (9.20%) Data Mapping
11 7 (8.05%) Analytics
11 7 (8.05%) Master Data Management
11 7 (8.05%) Banking
11 7 (8.05%) IBM
11 7 (8.05%) Hyperion
11 7 (8.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (8.05%) MS Access
12 6 (6.90%) Data Mining
12 6 (6.90%) ETL
12 6 (6.90%) SAS
12 6 (6.90%) VB
12 6 (6.90%) VBA
12 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (6.90%) Degree

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 6 (6.90%) SAS
2 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.15%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.15%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.05%) MS Access
4 6 (6.90%) Data Mining
4 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.45%) DataStage
7 3 (3.45%) MySQL
7 3 (3.45%) QlikView
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.30%) Big Data
8 2 (2.30%) MySQL Workbench
8 2 (2.30%) Power BI
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.15%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (1.15%) KNIME
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.15%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) JIRA
2 2 (2.30%) ERwin
2 2 (2.30%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (43.68%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Banking
2 7 (8.05%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) .NET
1 2 (2.30%) XML
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.60%) NHS
4 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.30%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.15%) iPad
6 1 (1.15%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) Android
1 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.87%) Data Analysis
2 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
3 13 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.49%) Data Management
5 8 (9.20%) Data Mapping
5 8 (9.20%) Migration
6 7 (8.05%) Analytics
6 7 (8.05%) Master Data Management
7 6 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 6 (6.90%) ETL
7 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.75%) Data Validation
8 5 (5.75%) Process Improvement
8 5 (5.75%) Validation
9 4 (4.60%) Data Analytics
9 4 (4.60%) Data Governance
9 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.78%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) VB
2 6 (6.90%) VBA
3 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.15%) Java
4 1 (1.15%) PHP
4 1 (1.15%) Python
4 1 (1.15%) R
4 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) AAT
3 1 (1.15%) ACCA
3 1 (1.15%) CBAP
3 1 (1.15%) CIMA
3 1 (1.15%) IIBA
3 1 (1.15%) ISEB
3 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) vSphere
2 3 (3.45%) XenApp
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) SAP
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.05%) Hyperion
3 7 (8.05%) IBM
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle
5 3 (3.45%) Citrix
5 3 (3.45%) CommVault
5 3 (3.45%) NetApp
5 3 (3.45%) VMware
6 2 (2.30%) EXASOL
6 2 (2.30%) Talend
7 1 (1.15%) Civica
7 1 (1.15%) Cognos
7 1 (1.15%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.15%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.15%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.15%) Siebel
7 1 (1.15%) Workday
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