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 24 June 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.

Data Analysis
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 139 125
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 118 134 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.54% 1.50% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.83% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 80 82
Median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £245 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.90 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.02% -33.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.79 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.36 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.80 £21.74
% change year-on-year +26.81% -36.50%  

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 6343 7314 7622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.05% 81.98% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3719 4473 4397
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 272 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 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
Surrey +29 41 £483 +7.22% 3
Berkshire +21 24 £363 -9.37% 4
Hampshire +3 18 £375 - 10
East Sussex +5 11 £475 -13.63%
Buckinghamshire -32 8 £150 -59.73% 7
Oxfordshire -13 5 £450 +5.88% 5
West Sussex +12 3 £406 +1.56% 3
Middlesex +10 3 £475 +25.00%
Kent -2 3 £112 -70.13% 1
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 141 (51.09%) SQL
2 127 (46.01%) Finance
3 101 (36.59%) Oracle
4 90 (32.61%) Relational Database
5 79 (28.62%) Analytical Skills
5 79 (28.62%) XML
6 71 (25.72%) Web Services
7 70 (25.36%) OO
8 69 (25.00%) OOD
9 59 (21.38%) Business Analysis
10 56 (20.29%) SDLC
11 55 (19.93%) Python
12 54 (19.57%) Microsoft Excel
13 47 (17.03%) Degree
14 39 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (13.77%) Automated Trading
16 36 (13.04%) Microsoft
17 35 (12.68%) Data Modelling
18 34 (12.32%) SQL Server
19 29 (10.51%) Data Warehouse
20 27 (9.78%) Migration
20 27 (9.78%) Management Information System
21 26 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
21 26 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
21 26 (9.42%) Data Flow Diagram
22 24 (8.70%) Analytics
23 22 (7.97%) Oracle Database
23 22 (7.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
24 21 (7.61%) Unix
25 20 (7.25%) ITIL

Data Analysis
Co-occurring 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 9 (3.26%) SAS
1 9 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.17%) JBoss
3 4 (1.45%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.09%) Apache
5 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.72%) Confluence
5 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 54 (19.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (7.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.09%) SPSS
7 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Workday HCM
2 4 (1.45%) SAP GRC
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle TCA
4 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.36%) iTrent
5 1 (0.36%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (1.81%) SaaS
4 4 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.36%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.45%) Firewall
1 4 (1.45%) LDAP
1 4 (1.45%) MQTT
2 2 (0.72%) TETRA
3 1 (0.36%) 4G
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (32.61%) Relational Database
2 34 (12.32%) SQL Server
3 29 (10.51%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (7.97%) Oracle Database
5 19 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (6.52%) Big Data
7 11 (3.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (3.62%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (3.26%) PowerPivot
10 8 (2.90%) QlikView
11 7 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (2.17%) GIS
12 6 (2.17%) NoSQL
12 6 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.81%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.81%) MS Access
13 5 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.81%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (1.81%) JIRA
2 4 (1.45%) Gradle
2 4 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.72%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.36%) JIRA Agile
General
1 127 (46.01%) Finance
2 15 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.35%) Retail
4 8 (2.90%) Marketing
5 4 (1.45%) Back Office
5 4 (1.45%) Legal
6 3 (1.09%) Banking
6 3 (1.09%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Military
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (62.68%) Analyst
2 93 (33.70%) Systems Analyst
3 48 (17.39%) Oracle Analyst
4 46 (16.67%) Pensions Analyst
5 38 (13.77%) Data Analyst
6 35 (12.68%) Insurance Systems Analyst
7 29 (10.51%) Database Analyst
8 22 (7.97%) Technical Analyst
9 20 (7.25%) Developer
9 20 (7.25%) SQL Analyst
10 17 (6.16%) Business Analyst
10 17 (6.16%) Development Analyst
10 17 (6.16%) Software Analyst
10 17 (6.16%) Software Development Analyst
10 17 (6.16%) Systems Development Analyst
11 14 (5.07%) Architect
12 12 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
13 10 (3.62%) Excel Analyst
13 10 (3.62%) Service Manager
14 9 (3.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (28.62%) XML
2 71 (25.72%) Web Services
3 9 (3.26%) SOAP
4 7 (2.54%) RESTful
5 6 (2.17%) Node.js
5 6 (2.17%) REST
6 5 (1.81%) XML Schema
7 4 (1.45%) D3.js
7 4 (1.45%) J2EE
7 4 (1.45%) Middleware
7 4 (1.45%) Three.js
8 3 (1.09%) CSS
8 3 (1.09%) Django
8 3 (1.09%) JSON
9 2 (0.72%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Camel
9 2 (0.72%) Java EE
9 2 (0.72%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.72%) XSD
10 1 (0.36%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (28.62%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.78%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.99%) Data Structures
4 10 (3.62%) User Experience
5 5 (1.81%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.81%) NHS
6 4 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.09%) Clustering
7 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.09%) IVR
8 2 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.72%) PMI
8 2 (0.72%) Smart Home
8 2 (0.72%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.36%) AS400
9 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) CMDB
9 1 (0.36%) FMCG
9 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.61%) Unix
2 13 (4.71%) Linux
3 9 (3.26%) Windows
4 4 (1.45%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) CentOS
7 1 (0.36%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.36%) OO
2 69 (25.00%) OOD
3 59 (21.38%) Business Analysis
4 56 (20.29%) SDLC
5 39 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (13.77%) Automated Trading
7 35 (12.68%) Data Modelling
8 27 (9.78%) Migration
9 26 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (9.42%) Data Flow Diagram
9 26 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (8.70%) Analytics
11 20 (7.25%) ITIL
12 19 (6.88%) ETL
13 18 (6.52%) Project Management
14 17 (6.16%) Data Migration
15 15 (5.43%) Service Management
15 15 (5.43%) Visualisation
16 14 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (5.07%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 141 (51.09%) SQL
2 55 (19.93%) Python
3 16 (5.80%) Java
3 16 (5.80%) VBA
4 8 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.54%) R
6 5 (1.81%) MATLAB
6 5 (1.81%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.72%) C
8 2 (0.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.36%) C++
9 1 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.36%) Go
9 1 (0.36%) Korn
9 1 (0.36%) Rust
9 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (17.03%) Degree
2 19 (6.88%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.07%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.81%) ISEB
5 3 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) ACCA
6 2 (0.72%) CBAP
6 2 (0.72%) CIMA
6 2 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.36%) GISP
7 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.43%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.26%) SLA
3 8 (2.90%) QA
4 7 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.17%) PMO
6 5 (1.81%) GDPR
7 2 (0.72%) IFRS
7 2 (0.72%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.72%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) SCCM
2 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 101 (36.59%) Oracle
2 36 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.35%) SAP
4 8 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (2.54%) IBM
6 6 (2.17%) Workday
7 4 (1.45%) Tableau
8 3 (1.09%) HP
8 3 (1.09%) Informatica
8 3 (1.09%) VMware
9 2 (0.72%) Adobe
9 2 (0.72%) AppSense
9 2 (0.72%) Mapinfo
9 2 (0.72%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.72%) Remedy
9 2 (0.72%) Splunk
9 2 (0.72%) Talend
10 1 (0.36%) ESRI
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
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