The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analysis
England / South East
Rank 97 114 99
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 158 160 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.01% 1.74% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.14% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 95 111
Median daily rate £468 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £227 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £18.34 £48.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.18% +185.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.81 £13.70 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.87 £61.80 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.97 £17.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year +23.35% -14.19%  

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6398 7492 7766
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.51% 81.26% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3690 4606 4268
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 268 277
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in the South East

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analysis in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in the South East

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in the South East

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in the South East

Data Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Surrey +54 67 £500 +33.33% 5
Berkshire +3 28 £375 +25.00% 7
West Sussex +15 19 £468 +16.87% 3
Hampshire -13 17 £363 -9.37% 9
Buckinghamshire -15 12 £400 +1.26% 8
Middlesex +7 6 £484 +16.62%
East Sussex +4 5 £420 +115.38% 3
Kent - 3 £550 - 1
Oxfordshire -26 2 £450 - 8
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 144 (50.17%) SQL
2 125 (43.55%) Finance
3 94 (32.75%) Oracle
4 73 (25.44%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (25.09%) Relational Database
6 66 (23.00%) Business Analysis
7 62 (21.60%) XML
8 54 (18.82%) OO
9 53 (18.47%) OOD
9 53 (18.47%) Web Services
10 52 (18.12%) MS Excel
10 52 (18.12%) SDLC
11 49 (17.07%) Degree
11 49 (17.07%) Python
12 46 (16.03%) Migration
12 46 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 38 (13.24%) SQL Server
15 37 (12.89%) ETL
16 35 (12.20%) Data Modelling
17 34 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
17 34 (11.85%) Microsoft
18 30 (10.45%) Project Management
18 30 (10.45%) Data Quality
19 29 (10.10%) MS PowerPoint
20 28 (9.76%) Data Migration
21 27 (9.41%) MS Office
22 24 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
22 24 (8.36%) Continuous Improvement
23 23 (8.01%) Security Cleared

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (5.57%) Confluence
1 16 (5.57%) SAS
2 12 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.39%) JBoss
5 3 (1.05%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (18.12%) MS Excel
2 29 (10.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (9.41%) MS Office
4 17 (5.92%) MS Visio
5 12 (4.18%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.39%) SPSS
7 2 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (2.44%) Oracle TCA
3 5 (1.74%) Workday HCM
4 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.35%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.35%) Sonata
6 1 (0.35%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.74%) SaaS
3 3 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.44%) Intranet
2 4 (1.39%) LDAP
3 3 (1.05%) Firewall
4 2 (0.70%) TETRA
5 1 (0.35%) GSM
5 1 (0.35%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.35%) Network Security
5 1 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (25.09%) Relational Database
2 38 (13.24%) SQL Server
3 24 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (6.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (6.27%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.18%) MS Access
7 11 (3.83%) Big Data
8 10 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (3.48%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (3.14%) DB2
9 9 (3.14%) Snowflake Schema
10 8 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (2.79%) MySQL
10 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.74%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.74%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (6.62%) JIRA
2 10 (3.48%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (3.14%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.79%) Liquibase
5 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.35%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 125 (43.55%) Finance
2 22 (7.67%) Retail
3 13 (4.53%) Marketing
4 9 (3.14%) Publishing
4 9 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.44%) Banking
6 6 (2.09%) Legal
7 5 (1.74%) Back Office
8 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.70%) Automotive
9 2 (0.70%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 177 (61.67%) Analyst
2 77 (26.83%) Systems Analyst
3 52 (18.12%) Data Analyst
4 42 (14.63%) Oracle Analyst
5 41 (14.29%) Pensions Analyst
6 34 (11.85%) Business Analyst
6 34 (11.85%) Insurance Systems Analyst
7 24 (8.36%) Developer
8 23 (8.01%) SQL Analyst
9 19 (6.62%) Consultant
10 16 (5.57%) Project Manager
11 15 (5.23%) Architect
11 15 (5.23%) Database Analyst
12 14 (4.88%) Business Systems Analyst
13 12 (4.18%) Service Manager
13 12 (4.18%) SQL Developer
14 11 (3.83%) Technical Analyst
15 10 (3.48%) Data Architect
15 10 (3.48%) SQL Data Analyst
16 9 (3.14%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (21.60%) XML
2 53 (18.47%) Web Services
3 4 (1.39%) .NET
3 4 (1.39%) REST
3 4 (1.39%) SOAP
4 3 (1.05%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.05%) ADO.NET
4 3 (1.05%) D3.js
4 3 (1.05%) LINQ
4 3 (1.05%) Middleware
4 3 (1.05%) RESTful
4 3 (1.05%) Three.js
4 3 (1.05%) WinForms
5 2 (0.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.70%) Django
5 2 (0.70%) Java EE
5 2 (0.70%) Node.js
6 1 (0.35%) Google Maps API
6 1 (0.35%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 73 (25.44%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.27%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.14%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.39%) User Experience
6 3 (1.05%) Clustering
7 2 (0.70%) CMDB
7 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.70%) Life Science
7 2 (0.70%) NHS
7 2 (0.70%) PMI
7 2 (0.70%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.35%) AS400
8 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.35%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.35%) FMCG
8 1 (0.35%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.57%) Unix
2 12 (4.18%) Linux
3 7 (2.44%) Windows
4 4 (1.39%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.00%) Business Analysis
2 54 (18.82%) OO
3 53 (18.47%) OOD
4 52 (18.12%) SDLC
5 46 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (16.03%) Migration
6 40 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (12.89%) ETL
8 35 (12.20%) Data Modelling
9 34 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (10.45%) Project Management
11 28 (9.76%) Data Migration
12 24 (8.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (6.97%) Analytics
14 19 (6.62%) Change Management
15 17 (5.92%) E-Commerce
15 17 (5.92%) ERP
16 16 (5.57%) Data Flow Diagram
16 16 (5.57%) Data Mapping
17 15 (5.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (50.17%) SQL
2 49 (17.07%) Python
3 12 (4.18%) Java
4 10 (3.48%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.14%) C
6 7 (2.44%) R
6 7 (2.44%) VBA
7 6 (2.09%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.74%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.39%) C#
10 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.70%) Perl
12 1 (0.35%) ABAP
12 1 (0.35%) C++
12 1 (0.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.35%) Go
12 1 (0.35%) Rust
Qualifications
1 49 (17.07%) Degree
2 23 (8.01%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.53%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.09%) ISEB
5 5 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.70%) ACCA
7 2 (0.70%) CBAP
7 2 (0.70%) CIMA
7 2 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.35%) GISP
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.45%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.88%) QA
3 9 (3.14%) GDPR
4 6 (2.09%) PMO
5 3 (1.05%) IFRS
5 3 (1.05%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.70%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.70%) SLA
7 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.35%) Docker
3 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 94 (32.75%) Oracle
2 34 (11.85%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.48%) SAP
3 10 (3.48%) Talend
4 6 (2.09%) Workday
5 5 (1.74%) Informatica
6 4 (1.39%) Tableau
7 3 (1.05%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.05%) VMware
8 2 (0.70%) Adobe
8 2 (0.70%) Mapinfo
8 2 (0.70%) Splunk
9 1 (0.35%) Apple
9 1 (0.35%) BMC
9 1 (0.35%) Citrix
9 1 (0.35%) Cognos
9 1 (0.35%) EMC
9 1 (0.35%) NetApp
9 1 (0.35%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
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