Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 184 147
Rank change year-on-year +28 -37 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 253 213 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.50% 1.28% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.36% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 137 175
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - +40.00%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £185
90th Percentile £475 £475 £508
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 14
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +17.81% +17.74%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.38 £10.84
90th Percentile £29.23 £60.90 £24.78
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +2.56% +18.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15902 15635 18500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.94% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9281 10868
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 786 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in the South East

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +5 122 £350 -6.67% 4
Berkshire +25 86 £350 +7.69% 1
Surrey +33 63 £395 -7.06% 5
Hampshire +8 30 £356 +1.79% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 25 £294 -32.86% 1
Oxfordshire -5 11 £450 +5.88% 2
West Sussex -11 11 £330 +65.00% 1
East Sussex +1 9 £245 +28.95% 2
Middlesex +5 7 £323 +15.18%
Kent -7 6 £500 +163.16% 1
M4 Corridor +4 3 £350 +7.69%
Sussex - 1 - -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 93 (36.76%) SQL
2 89 (35.18%) Data Analysis
3 71 (28.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 63 (24.90%) Data Modelling
5 59 (23.32%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (21.74%) Data Quality
7 53 (20.95%) Migration
8 47 (18.58%) Finance
9 46 (18.18%) SAP
10 45 (17.79%) Analytics
11 44 (17.39%) Data Migration
12 34 (13.44%) Data Management
13 32 (12.65%) Microsoft
14 30 (11.86%) Oracle
15 27 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (10.28%) SQL Server
16 26 (10.28%) Retail
16 26 (10.28%) Data Governance
17 24 (9.49%) Degree
17 24 (9.49%) Visualisation
17 24 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (9.49%) Telecoms
18 23 (9.09%) ETL
19 22 (8.70%) Data Analytics
20 21 (8.30%) Data Cleansing
20 21 (8.30%) Data Mapping
21 19 (7.51%) Data Structures
21 19 (7.51%) Tableau
21 19 (7.51%) Data Warehouse
22 18 (7.11%) GDPR

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 13 (5.14%) SAS
2 7 (2.77%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.77%) Documentum
2 7 (2.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.40%) CMS
3 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.40%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 71 (28.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (5.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.16%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.58%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.77%) Maximo
2 5 (1.98%) SAP APO
2 5 (1.98%) SAP MM
3 4 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.58%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.58%) SAP MDM
3 4 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.19%) FastStats
4 3 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle TCA
5 1 (0.40%) Primavera
5 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.58%) SMS
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.51%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.14%) DB2
3 13 (5.14%) QlikView
4 12 (4.74%) Hadoop
4 12 (4.74%) SAP BW
5 10 (3.95%) Data Mining
6 9 (3.56%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.16%) PowerPivot
8 7 (2.77%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.77%) Big Data
8 7 (2.77%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.37%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (1.58%) GIS
11 4 (1.58%) Power BI
12 3 (1.19%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 4 (1.58%) LSMW
2 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 47 (18.58%) Finance
2 26 (10.28%) Retail
3 24 (9.49%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.95%) Marketing
4 10 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.56%) Banking
6 6 (2.37%) Publishing
7 4 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.79%) Automotive
8 2 (0.79%) Electronics
8 2 (0.79%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.56%) XML
2 1 (0.40%) D3.js
2 1 (0.40%) Matplotlib
2 1 (0.40%) NumPy
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.40%) Pandas
2 1 (0.40%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (0.40%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.32%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.51%) Data Structures
3 10 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.37%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.58%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.58%) AS400
6 4 (1.58%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.79%) Pharmacovigilance
7 2 (0.79%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.40%) FMCG
8 1 (0.40%) PMI
8 1 (0.40%) Pricing Data
8 1 (0.40%) Replication
8 1 (0.40%) SCADA
8 1 (0.40%) User Experience
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.58%) Windows
2 1 (0.40%) OpenVMS
2 1 (0.40%) Unix
2 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (35.18%) Data Analysis
2 63 (24.90%) Data Modelling
3 53 (20.95%) Migration
4 45 (17.79%) Analytics
5 44 (17.39%) Data Migration
6 34 (13.44%) Data Management
7 27 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (10.28%) Data Governance
9 24 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (9.49%) Visualisation
10 23 (9.09%) ETL
11 22 (8.70%) Data Analytics
12 21 (8.30%) Data Cleansing
12 21 (8.30%) Data Mapping
13 17 (6.72%) Business Analysis
14 16 (6.32%) Data Visualisation
15 13 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (5.14%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (4.74%) Change Management
16 12 (4.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 93 (36.76%) SQL
2 16 (6.32%) Python
3 11 (4.35%) R
3 11 (4.35%) VBA
4 6 (2.37%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.79%) MATLAB
5 2 (0.79%) Scala
5 2 (0.79%) VB
6 1 (0.40%) C
6 1 (0.40%) C#
6 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.40%) sed
6 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (9.49%) Degree
2 15 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) ISEB
4 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (21.74%) Data Quality
2 18 (7.11%) GDPR
3 7 (2.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.98%) GxP
5 4 (1.58%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.19%) PMO
6 3 (1.19%) QA
7 1 (0.40%) IFRS
7 1 (0.40%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) HDFS
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) Ambari
2 1 (0.40%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.40%) Kibana
Vendors
1 46 (18.18%) SAP
2 32 (12.65%) Microsoft
3 30 (11.86%) Oracle
4 19 (7.51%) Tableau
5 11 (4.35%) IBM
6 8 (3.16%) JDA
7 5 (1.98%) DataFlux
8 4 (1.58%) Cognos
8 4 (1.58%) Teradata
8 4 (1.58%) Workday
9 3 (1.19%) HP
9 3 (1.19%) OpenText
10 2 (0.79%) Birst
10 2 (0.79%) Callidus
10 2 (0.79%) Cramer
10 2 (0.79%) Marketo
10 2 (0.79%) Siebel
11 1 (0.40%) Datanomic
11 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.40%) Varonis