Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 95 120
Rank change year-on-year -15 +25 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 116 110 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.90% 2.00% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.40% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 70 70
South West median daily rate £393 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £218 £220 £240
90th Percentile £488 £513 £501
England median daily rate £430 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -4.44% +9.09% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +75.00% -
10th Percentile £37.50 £20.56 £16.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £38.75 £22.10
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.20% -1.88% -12.09%

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 5,222 4,574 4,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.48% 83.10% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,229 2,890 3,141
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 190 262
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.79 £12.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.88 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -19 28 £400 +6.67% 10
Dorset +17 17 £363 -27.50% 6
Gloucestershire -4 17 £438 +2.94% 2
Somerset +2 15 £333 -8.28% 5
Wiltshire -27 14 £400 -11.11%
Devon +10 13 £335 +42.40% 10
Cornwall -4 7 £200 +15.94% 3
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 56 (48.28%) SQL
2 39 (33.62%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (33.62%) Finance
3 33 (28.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (25.86%) SQL Server
5 28 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
8 19 (16.38%) ETL
8 19 (16.38%) Data Modelling
8 19 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (14.66%) Migration
10 16 (13.79%) Windows
10 16 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (12.07%) Power BI
11 14 (12.07%) Business Analysis
12 13 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (11.21%) Management Information System
12 13 (11.21%) Python
13 12 (10.34%) Oracle
13 12 (10.34%) Degree
13 12 (10.34%) QA
13 12 (10.34%) Relational Database
14 11 (9.48%) PowerShell
14 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (9.48%) Validation
15 10 (8.62%) Scrum
15 10 (8.62%) T-SQL
15 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (8.62%) Opscode Chef

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 5 (4.31%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (2.59%) CMS
3 2 (1.72%) Confluence
3 2 (1.72%) SAS
3 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.86%) IIS
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (28.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (6.03%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (4.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (4.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.31%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.31%) IaaS
3 5 (4.31%) PaaS
3 5 (4.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (2.59%) Trello
5 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) LAN
2 2 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (0.86%) Broadband
3 1 (0.86%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 28 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (12.07%) Power BI
4 13 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (10.34%) Relational Database
6 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (6.90%) Big Data
8 8 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (6.90%) RDBMS
9 7 (6.03%) Data Mining
10 6 (5.17%) MySQL
11 4 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (3.45%) OLAP
11 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (2.59%) QlikView
12 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.31%) Maven
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (3.45%) ERwin
5 2 (1.72%) JIRA
5 2 (1.72%) Toad
6 1 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 39 (33.62%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.90%) Marketing
4 7 (6.03%) Banking
5 5 (4.31%) Electronics
5 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (62.07%) Analyst
2 35 (30.17%) Data Analyst
3 25 (21.55%) Business Analyst
4 14 (12.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 9 (7.76%) Business Data Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) DBA
6 8 (6.90%) SQL DBA
6 8 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Administrator
9 5 (4.31%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (4.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Developer
9 5 (4.31%) SQL Data Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Technical Business Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Data Modeller
10 4 (3.45%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) SOAP
2 5 (4.31%) Kafka
2 5 (4.31%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (4.31%) REST
3 2 (1.72%) .NET
3 2 (1.72%) Node.js
4 1 (0.86%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.86%) JMS
4 1 (0.86%) JSON
4 1 (0.86%) Middleware
4 1 (0.86%) RESTful
4 1 (0.86%) Web Services
4 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.21%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.90%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.31%) Wiki
6 3 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.59%) Social Media
6 3 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) Windows
2 8 (6.90%) Unix
3 7 (6.03%) Windows 10
3 7 (6.03%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.45%) Linux
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.62%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.38%) Data Modelling
3 19 (16.38%) ETL
4 17 (14.66%) Migration
5 16 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (12.07%) Business Analysis
7 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (9.48%) Validation
8 10 (8.62%) Build Automation
8 10 (8.62%) Scrum
9 9 (7.76%) Data Management
10 8 (6.90%) Data Validation
10 8 (6.90%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (6.90%) Process Improvement
11 7 (6.03%) Data Architecture
11 7 (6.03%) DevOps
11 7 (6.03%) Kimball Methodology
11 7 (6.03%) Visualisation
11 7 (6.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 56 (48.28%) SQL
2 13 (11.21%) Python
3 11 (9.48%) PowerShell
4 10 (8.62%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.76%) VBA
6 6 (5.17%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.31%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.31%) Korn
7 5 (4.31%) Perl
8 3 (2.59%) C
8 3 (2.59%) R
9 2 (1.72%) Java
10 1 (0.86%) COBOL
10 1 (0.86%) Scala
10 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) Degree
2 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.31%) Master's Degree
3 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.86%) CISM
5 1 (0.86%) CISSP
5 1 (0.86%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.86%) ISEB
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.86%) PMP
5 1 (0.86%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) QA
2 6 (5.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) PMO
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) Ansible
1 10 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (8.62%) Puppet
2 5 (4.31%) Nagios
3 1 (0.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) Oracle
3 9 (7.76%) Teradata
4 6 (5.17%) IBM
4 6 (5.17%) Tableau
5 5 (4.31%) SAP
6 3 (2.59%) Facebook
6 3 (2.59%) Netezza
7 2 (1.72%) Snow
7 2 (1.72%) Veritas
7 2 (1.72%) VMware
8 1 (0.86%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.86%) Google
8 1 (0.86%) Informatica
8 1 (0.86%) Sage