Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 125 123
Rank change year-on-year +34 -2 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 117 79 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.06% 1.38% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.72% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 59 81
South West median daily rate £404 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.36% -5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £192 £238 £225
90th Percentile £513 £502 £500
England median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -3.03% -46.08%
10th Percentile £13.95 £16.25 £19.60
90th Percentile £38.50 £22.10 £21.65
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% -21.05%

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 4609 4587 5154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.29% 79.94% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2912 3091 3490
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £240 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 270 256
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.60
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 November 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
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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Bristol +5 39 £385 +12.00% 5
Wiltshire +6 26 £475 +2.98% 3
Gloucestershire +21 19 £425 +21.43% 1
Devon +12 17 £230 +183.95% 1
Somerset 0 8 £363 +70.59% 7
Cornwall -3 6 £173 -
Dorset +4 1 £500 - 3
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 57 (48.72%) SQL
2 46 (39.32%) Finance
3 37 (31.62%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (29.06%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (29.06%) Data Modelling
5 31 (26.50%) ETL
6 30 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
9 21 (17.95%) Oracle
9 21 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (17.09%) Business Analysis
11 18 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (15.38%) Migration
11 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 17 (14.53%) Degree
13 16 (13.68%) Data Migration
14 15 (12.82%) Data Management
15 14 (11.97%) SDLC
16 13 (11.11%) Banking
16 13 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
17 11 (9.40%) Kimball Methodology
17 11 (9.40%) Analytics
17 11 (9.40%) Teradata
17 11 (9.40%) PL/SQL
18 10 (8.55%) Project Management
19 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
19 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 9 (7.69%) Marketing

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 7 (5.98%) SAS
2 4 (3.42%) Apache Pig
2 4 (3.42%) Confluence
3 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.56%) SPSS
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.85%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.71%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.06%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 18 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.98%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.98%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (5.98%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (5.98%) Star Schema
7 6 (5.13%) Data Mining
7 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.27%) Big Data
8 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.42%) Apache Hive
9 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) JIRA
1 5 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.42%) ERwin
3 3 (2.56%) ProC
3 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.71%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.85%) Toad
General
1 46 (39.32%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Banking
3 9 (7.69%) Marketing
4 6 (5.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (56.41%) Analyst
2 31 (26.50%) Data Analyst
3 21 (17.95%) Developer
4 12 (10.26%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.26%) SQL Analyst
5 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 10 (8.55%) SQL Data Analyst
7 9 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
7 9 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Business Data Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) ETL Developer
9 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Commercial Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Senior Systems Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Banking Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (1.71%) REST
2 2 (1.71%) Web Services
2 2 (1.71%) WSDL
2 2 (1.71%) XML
2 2 (1.71%) XSD
3 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (31.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.84%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.27%) User Experience
5 4 (3.42%) NHS
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.71%) Replication
6 2 (1.71%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.84%) Unix
2 3 (2.56%) Windows
2 3 (2.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.06%) Data Modelling
2 31 (26.50%) ETL
3 30 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (17.09%) Business Analysis
7 18 (15.38%) Migration
8 16 (13.68%) Data Migration
9 15 (12.82%) Data Management
10 14 (11.97%) SDLC
11 11 (9.40%) Analytics
11 11 (9.40%) Kimball Methodology
12 10 (8.55%) Project Management
13 9 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (6.84%) DevOps
14 8 (6.84%) Dimensional Modelling
15 7 (5.98%) Scrum
16 6 (5.13%) Data Protection
16 6 (5.13%) Performance Management
16 6 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 57 (48.72%) SQL
2 11 (9.40%) PL/SQL
3 8 (6.84%) VBA
4 7 (5.98%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.56%) C#
5 3 (2.56%) PROC SQL
6 2 (1.71%) CQL
6 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.71%) R
6 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.85%) Java
7 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) Degree
2 8 (6.84%) HND
3 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.27%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (3.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (2.56%) HNC
6 3 (2.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.71%) IIBA
7 2 (1.71%) ISEB
7 2 (1.71%) MCSA
7 2 (1.71%) MCSE
7 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.71%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.85%) ACCA
8 1 (0.85%) CIMA
8 1 (0.85%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.85%) PMP
8 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) QA
2 7 (5.98%) Data Quality
3 6 (5.13%) PMO
4 2 (1.71%) FINREP
4 2 (1.71%) GDPR
5 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 21 (17.95%) Oracle
2 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.40%) Teradata
4 6 (5.13%) Tableau
5 4 (3.42%) Informatica
5 4 (3.42%) Netezza
5 4 (3.42%) SAP
6 3 (2.56%) IBM
7 2 (1.71%) Microgen
7 2 (1.71%) Talend
8 1 (0.85%) Citrix
8 1 (0.85%) Cognos
8 1 (0.85%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow