Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 131 122
Rank change year-on-year +44 -9 -21
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 111 75 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.13% 1.38% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.69% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 52 77
South West median daily rate £411 £372 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.55% -11.43% +5.00%
10th Percentile £291 £236 £307
90th Percentile £488 £514 £568
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +84.24% -46.08%
10th Percentile £18.50 £20.00 £19.60
90th Percentile £39.50 £41.00 £21.65
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year -2.50% -3.03% -4.34%

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 4,187 4,451 5,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.23% 81.94% 81.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,600 2,976 3,448
South West median daily rate £400 £377 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +0.47% -3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £515
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 276 249
South West median hourly rate £30.75 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.00% -6.25% +36.75%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.00 £14.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

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 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 February 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 +4 50 £415 +27.69% 11
Devon +16 21 £321 +295.68% 3
Wiltshire +3 13 £425 -0.12% 1
Gloucestershire +13 12 £420 +5.53% 3
Somerset -3 7 £450 - 4
Dorset -6 2 £500 - 2
Cornwall - 2 - -
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 48 (43.24%) SQL
2 37 (33.33%) Finance
3 30 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (21.62%) Data Modelling
4 24 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (18.92%) Banking
7 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (17.12%) Analytics
9 18 (16.22%) Microsoft Excel
9 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
10 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (13.51%) Data Management
10 15 (13.51%) Oracle
11 14 (12.61%) ETL
11 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (11.71%) Microsoft
13 12 (10.81%) Validation
13 12 (10.81%) Tableau
14 11 (9.91%) Business Analysis
14 11 (9.91%) Migration
14 11 (9.91%) Data Lake
15 10 (9.01%) Power BI
15 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (8.11%) Hadoop
16 9 (8.11%) Marketing
16 9 (8.11%) Teradata
16 9 (8.11%) Management Information System
16 9 (8.11%) C#
17 8 (7.21%) Data Migration

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 4 (3.60%) SAS
2 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.80%) Confluence
3 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.90%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (5.41%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) SMS
2 2 (1.80%) LAN
3 1 (0.90%) DNS
3 1 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.91%) Data Lake
5 10 (9.01%) Power BI
6 9 (8.11%) Hadoop
7 8 (7.21%) HDInsight
8 7 (6.31%) Big Data
8 7 (6.31%) BigQuery
8 7 (6.31%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (2.70%) SAP BW
10 3 (2.70%) Star Schema
11 2 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.80%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.80%) OLAP
11 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.70%) JIRA
2 3 (2.70%) ProC
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (33.33%) Finance
2 21 (18.92%) Banking
3 9 (8.11%) Marketing
4 5 (4.50%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Retail
7 1 (0.90%) Billing
7 1 (0.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Law
7 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (60.36%) Analyst
2 33 (29.73%) Data Analyst
3 16 (14.41%) Developer
4 14 (12.61%) Business Analyst
5 12 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 11 (9.91%) Banking Analyst
7 10 (9.01%) Business Data Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Architect
8 6 (5.41%) Data Architect
8 6 (5.41%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) SQL Data Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Data Scientist
10 4 (3.60%) Performance Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) SAS Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Credit Analyst
11 3 (2.70%) ETL Developer
11 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) Node.js
2 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.21%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.41%) Social Media
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.80%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.80%) NHS
5 2 (1.80%) User Experience
5 2 (1.80%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) PMI
6 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.70%) Unix
2 2 (1.80%) Windows
2 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (21.62%) Data Modelling
3 23 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.12%) Analytics
5 15 (13.51%) Data Management
5 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (12.61%) ETL
7 12 (10.81%) Validation
8 11 (9.91%) Business Analysis
8 11 (9.91%) Migration
9 8 (7.21%) Data Migration
9 8 (7.21%) Data Science
10 7 (6.31%) Change Management
10 7 (6.31%) Data Governance
10 7 (6.31%) Digital Analytics
10 7 (6.31%) SDLC
10 7 (6.31%) Visualisation
11 6 (5.41%) DevOps
11 6 (5.41%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (5.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (43.24%) SQL
2 9 (8.11%) C#
3 6 (5.41%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.50%) R
5 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.70%) PROC SQL
5 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.80%) VBA
7 1 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.90%) Python
7 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.31%) Degree
3 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.60%) HND
5 3 (2.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (2.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.80%) MCSA
6 2 (1.80%) MCSE
6 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.90%) HNC
7 1 (0.90%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.60%) PMO
2 4 (3.60%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) GDPR
4 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.90%) FINREP
4 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Oracle
2 13 (11.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.81%) Tableau
4 9 (8.11%) Teradata
5 8 (7.21%) MuleSoft
5 8 (7.21%) Talend
6 7 (6.31%) Cognos
6 7 (6.31%) Google
7 6 (5.41%) SAP
8 4 (3.60%) Netezza
9 3 (2.70%) Hortonworks
9 3 (2.70%) IBM
10 2 (1.80%) Microgen
11 1 (0.90%) F5