Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 17 August 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 55 49
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.07% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Somerset median daily rate £325 £291 £1,846
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.59% -84.22% +456.86%
South West median daily rate £375 £395 £350
% change year-on-year -5.06% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year +20.97% +195.24% -61.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 457 450 447
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.07% 95.54% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 289 228
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £213 £173 £193
90th Percentile £530 £525 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 71
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +35.71% -5.41%
10th Percentile £16.13 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £42.45
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +44.44%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Somerset

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Somerset

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Somerset

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Bath +2 2 - -
Taunton - 2 £325 -
Data Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Somerset region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) GDPR
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (40.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle