The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
England / South East
Rank 160 142 111
Rank change year-on-year -18 -31  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 85 128 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 1.39% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.46% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 92 105
Median daily rate £350 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £209 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.08 £18.20 £25.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £15.75 £18.19
% change year-on-year +9.96% -13.40%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7381 8760 9210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 5353 4928
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 377 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the South East

Data Analyst
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 Analyst in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in the South East

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in the South East

Data Analyst
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 Analyst in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in the South East

Data Analyst
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 Analyst 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
Berkshire +24 23 £385 +10.00% 9
Hampshire +4 18 £225 -47.05% 3
Surrey +18 16 £350 -6.66% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 13 £207 -40.92% 3
Middlesex +1 4 £312 -22.96%
Oxfordshire -31 4 £350 -15.15% 5
West Sussex +4 3 £388 +3.33%
East Sussex +3 3 £181 -34.09% 1
Kent 0 1 £550 +175.00% 1
Home Counties - 1 £400 -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South East region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 62 (36.69%) SQL
2 52 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 48 (28.40%) Finance
4 33 (19.53%) Migration
5 32 (18.93%) MS Excel
6 29 (17.16%) SQL Server
7 27 (15.98%) Analytics
8 25 (14.79%) Data Quality
8 25 (14.79%) Data Migration
9 24 (14.20%) Microsoft
10 23 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (13.61%) ETL
11 22 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (11.83%) Data Modelling
13 19 (11.24%) Retail
13 19 (11.24%) Data Management
13 19 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (10.65%) ERP
15 17 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (10.06%) Data Cleansing
16 16 (9.47%) Data Extraction
16 16 (9.47%) Oracle
16 16 (9.47%) MS Office
16 16 (9.47%) SAP
17 15 (8.88%) SAS
17 15 (8.88%) GIS
17 15 (8.88%) Visualisation
18 13 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
18 13 (7.69%) Maximo
19 12 (7.10%) Python

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 15 (8.88%) SAS
2 7 (4.14%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.14%) Smallworld
3 3 (1.78%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.18%) Apache
4 2 (1.18%) CMS
4 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (18.93%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.47%) MS Office
3 11 (6.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (5.92%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.78%) Stata
6 2 (1.18%) SPSS
7 1 (0.59%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 13 (7.69%) Maximo
2 3 (1.78%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.18%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.59%) Lorenzo
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) SaaS
2 2 (1.18%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.59%) CallidusCloud
3 1 (0.59%) Office 365
3 1 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.37%) LDAP
2 2 (1.18%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.18%) WinSCP
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (8.88%) GIS
4 10 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.33%) DB2
6 8 (4.73%) MS Access
6 8 (4.73%) Power BI
6 8 (4.73%) QlikView
7 7 (4.14%) Big Data
7 7 (4.14%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (4.14%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.37%) Geospatial Data
10 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.37%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (2.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (2.37%) Spatial Data
10 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Toad
2 2 (1.18%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.18%) JIRA
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 48 (28.40%) Finance
2 19 (11.24%) Retail
3 12 (7.10%) Marketing
4 10 (5.92%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.14%) Banking
6 6 (3.55%) Publishing
7 4 (2.37%) Back Office
8 2 (1.18%) Billing
8 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.59%) Advertising
9 1 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Electronics
9 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.14%) XML
2 4 (2.37%) REST
2 4 (2.37%) SOAP
3 3 (1.78%) D3.js
3 3 (1.78%) Three.js
4 2 (1.18%) Velocity
5 1 (0.59%) .NET
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.59%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.51%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.78%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.78%) Robotics
5 2 (1.18%) NHS
5 2 (1.18%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.59%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.59%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.59%) Mashup
6 1 (0.59%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (0.59%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.59%) User Experience
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.78%) Windows
2 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.77%) Data Analysis
2 33 (19.53%) Migration
3 27 (15.98%) Analytics
4 25 (14.79%) Data Migration
5 23 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (13.61%) ETL
6 20 (11.83%) Data Modelling
7 19 (11.24%) Data Management
8 18 (10.65%) ERP
9 17 (10.06%) Data Cleansing
9 17 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (9.47%) Data Extraction
11 15 (8.88%) Visualisation
12 13 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
13 12 (7.10%) Data Mapping
14 11 (6.51%) CRM
14 11 (6.51%) E-Commerce
14 11 (6.51%) GAP Analysis
14 11 (6.51%) Statistics
15 9 (5.33%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 62 (36.69%) SQL
2 12 (7.10%) Python
2 12 (7.10%) R
3 10 (5.92%) VBA
4 7 (4.14%) Java
5 4 (2.37%) C
6 3 (1.78%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.78%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.18%) F#
7 2 (1.18%) Magik
7 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.59%) C#
8 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (6.51%) Degree
2 10 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.78%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.18%) GISP
5 2 (1.18%) ISEB
5 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.59%) ACCA
6 1 (0.59%) CIMA
6 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.79%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.73%) PMO
3 6 (3.55%) GDPR
3 6 (3.55%) QA
4 3 (1.78%) IFRS
4 3 (1.78%) IFRS 9
5 2 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.59%) GMP
6 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.47%) Oracle
2 16 (9.47%) SAP
3 9 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.96%) Cognos
4 5 (2.96%) Tableau
5 3 (1.78%) ESRI
6 2 (1.18%) Callidus
6 2 (1.18%) Google
6 2 (1.18%) HP
6 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.59%) Ariba
7 1 (0.59%) IBM
7 1 (0.59%) Informatica
7 1 (0.59%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.59%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.59%) Marketo
7 1 (0.59%) Netezza
7 1 (0.59%) Trillium
7 1 (0.59%) Workday
Brighton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £150 - £151 per annum + may be flexible for right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18 - £20 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago