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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 90 91
Rank change year-on-year -25 +1  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 27 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.05% 1.58% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.98% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 37
Median daily rate £400 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.83% +9.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £347 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.22 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year +66.98% -10.82%  

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2104 2320 2464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.58% 79.83% 79.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1534 1590
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 136 86
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £56.80 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Wiltshire +2 10 £423 +0.71% 2
Bristol -7 10 £300 -34.06% 2
Gloucestershire +8 7 £280 -26.79% 1
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 32 (49.23%) SQL
2 24 (36.92%) Finance
3 20 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (24.62%) Migration
5 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 15 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
8 11 (16.92%) Data Modelling
8 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
8 11 (16.92%) Data Migration
9 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (13.85%) ETL
10 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
11 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
11 8 (12.31%) Data Management
12 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (9.23%) Marketing
12 6 (9.23%) C#
12 6 (9.23%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
12 6 (9.23%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (7.69%) Data Structures
13 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
13 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL

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 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) SAS
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.62%) MS Office
4 2 (3.08%) MS Project
5 1 (1.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.62%) Big Data
7 3 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.08%) MS Access
9 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.54%) GIS
9 1 (1.54%) Lumira
9 1 (1.54%) MySQL
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.54%) Power BI
9 1 (1.54%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.54%) ERwin
General
1 24 (36.92%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Marketing
3 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.62%) Electronics
5 3 (4.62%) Retail
6 2 (3.08%) Billing
7 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.54%) Legal
7 1 (1.54%) Local Government
7 1 (1.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (47.69%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Data Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Architect
5 5 (7.69%) DBA
6 4 (6.15%) Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Business Data Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.08%) Scientific Software Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Data Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) JSON
1 1 (1.54%) MDX
1 1 (1.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.08%) FMCG
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Unix
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
1 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (24.62%) Migration
3 11 (16.92%) Data Migration
3 11 (16.92%) Data Modelling
4 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.85%) ETL
6 8 (12.31%) Data Management
7 6 (9.23%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (7.69%) Information Management
8 5 (7.69%) Scrum
9 4 (6.15%) CRM
9 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.15%) Visualisation
10 3 (4.62%) Analytics
10 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.62%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (4.62%) Logical Data Model
10 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
3 6 (9.23%) C#
4 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.15%) MATLAB
5 4 (6.15%) Python
5 4 (6.15%) VBA
6 3 (4.62%) C
6 3 (4.62%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) Java
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) Degree
3 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) ISEB
5 1 (1.54%) ACCA
5 1 (1.54%) CIMA
5 1 (1.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.08%) PMO
2 2 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) P3O
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) SAP
4 2 (3.08%) Teradata
5 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.54%) Tableau