Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 6 months to 20 May 2018 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 West
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 128 104
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 88 73 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.73% 1.40% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.68% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 52 85
South West median daily rate £415 £366 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.39% -12.86% +5.26%
10th Percentile £306 £226 £296
90th Percentile £495 £517 £483
England median daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
South West median hourly rate - £41.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +98.79% +1.85%
England median hourly rate £21.90 £19.82 £16.15
% change year-on-year +10.49% +22.72% -19.25%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,146 4,355 4,831
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.69% 83.49% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,510 2,836 3,230
South West median daily rate £405 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +6.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £253
90th Percentile £563 £550 £530
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 225 263
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.52% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.24 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.15 £52.10
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +9.52%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in the South West

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in the South West

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the South West over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in the South West

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in the South West

Data Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Bristol +8 34 £426 +31.15% 19
Devon +10 16 £365 +6.10% 4
Wiltshire +3 14 £425 +4.94% 3
Somerset 0 8 £450 +36.36% 4
Gloucestershire +3 7 £342 -14.29% 5
Dorset - 3 - - 6
Cornwall - 1 - -
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 37 (42.05%) SQL
2 27 (30.68%) Finance
3 25 (28.41%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (26.14%) Analytics
5 21 (23.86%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (21.59%) Data Modelling
7 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Excel
8 16 (18.18%) Banking
9 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (14.77%) Migration
11 11 (12.50%) Data Management
11 11 (12.50%) Validation
11 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (11.36%) Data Lake
13 9 (10.23%) Digital Analytics
13 9 (10.23%) Power BI
13 9 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (10.23%) Tableau
13 9 (10.23%) Data Mapping
13 9 (10.23%) BigQuery
13 9 (10.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (10.23%) Business Analysis
13 9 (10.23%) Google
14 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
14 8 (9.09%) C#
14 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
14 8 (9.09%) Talend
14 8 (9.09%) R

Data Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.14%) SAS
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (7.95%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) LAN
2 2 (2.27%) SMS
2 2 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (1.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.86%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (11.36%) Data Lake
3 9 (10.23%) BigQuery
3 9 (10.23%) Power BI
4 8 (9.09%) HDInsight
4 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.95%) Big Data
5 7 (7.95%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.41%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.41%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.27%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.14%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (30.68%) Finance
2 16 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Marketing
4 4 (4.55%) Retail
5 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Billing
7 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (73.86%) Analyst
2 33 (37.50%) Data Analyst
3 15 (17.05%) Business Analyst
4 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) Banking Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) Business Data Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Digital Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Data Scientist
9 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Excel Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) Credit Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Performance Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) .NET
1 2 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.14%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.14%) JMS
2 1 (1.14%) JSON
2 1 (1.14%) Node.js
2 1 (1.14%) RESTful
2 1 (1.14%) SOAP
2 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.95%) Social Media
3 6 (6.82%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.27%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.14%) NHS
6 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.14%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.27%) Unix
1 2 (2.27%) Windows
1 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.14%) Linux
2 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (26.14%) Analytics
3 19 (21.59%) Data Modelling
4 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.77%) Migration
6 11 (12.50%) Data Management
6 11 (12.50%) Validation
7 9 (10.23%) Business Analysis
7 9 (10.23%) Data Mapping
7 9 (10.23%) Digital Analytics
7 9 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (9.09%) Data Science
9 7 (7.95%) Change Management
9 7 (7.95%) Value Proposition
10 6 (6.82%) Data Governance
10 6 (6.82%) Visualisation
11 5 (5.68%) ETL
11 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.55%) ERP
12 4 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.05%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) C#
2 8 (9.09%) R
3 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.27%) VBA
4 1 (1.14%) C
4 1 (1.14%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.14%) MCSA
3 1 (1.14%) MCSE
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.41%) GDPR
3 2 (2.27%) PMO
4 1 (1.14%) QA
4 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Google
1 9 (10.23%) Tableau
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.09%) MuleSoft
2 8 (9.09%) Talend
3 7 (7.95%) Cognos
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle
4 5 (5.68%) Teradata
5 3 (3.41%) Hortonworks
5 3 (3.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.14%) F5
6 1 (1.14%) IBM