Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 22 November 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 34 39
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.06% 1.59% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 1.71% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
Slough median daily rate £250 £350 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +105.88% -24.44%
10th Percentile £200 £135 £155
90th Percentile £416 £434 £392
Berkshire median daily rate £355 £325 £335
% change year-on-year +9.23% -2.99% +48.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £19.38
% change year-on-year -37.50% +3.23% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 279 293 452
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 93.02% 91.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 192 308
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £213 £206 £213
90th Percentile £559 £481 £507
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 19
Slough median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.50 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £27.10 £39.95 £39.15
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Slough

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Slough

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Slough over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Slough

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Slough region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
2 4 (44.44%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (44.44%) Actionable Insight
2 4 (44.44%) Actionable Recommendations
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
4 2 (22.22%) Tableau
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Scala
4 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) DataFlux
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Splunk

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (22.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) GIS
3 1 (11.11%) Sisense
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Actionable Insight
1 4 (44.44%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Scala
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos
2 2 (22.22%) Tableau
3 1 (11.11%) DataFlux
3 1 (11.11%) Datanomic
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk
3 1 (11.11%) Trillium