Period
to 20 November 2019

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 November 2019 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 115 96
Rank change year-on-year -39 -19 +34
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 73 116 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.13% 1.84% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 2.14% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 77 75
South West median daily rate £388 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.15% -1.00% +4.23%
10th Percentile £281 £208 £185
90th Percentile £538 £488 £513
England median daily rate £450 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +14.29% +75.00%
10th Percentile £12.45 £37.50 £13.95
90th Percentile £24.09 £42.50 £38.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -17.39% +21.05% -5.00%

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 5,500 5,430 4,714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.88% 86.20% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,478 3,419 2,974
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £625 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 220 194
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.53 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.13% +18.66% +18.24%
10th Percentile £13.75 £15.23 £11.83
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.08 £50.18
England median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +7.95% -6.38% +2.17%

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 +11 30 £375 -6.25% 5
Wiltshire -16 17 £463 +15.63% 4
Somerset -2 12 - - 2
Devon -3 9 £310 -4.62% 3
Dorset -10 2 £300 -17.24% 5
Gloucestershire -26 1 £388 -11.43% 3
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 31 (42.47%) SQL
2 20 (27.40%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (26.03%) Data Modelling
3 19 (26.03%) Finance
3 19 (26.03%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (20.55%) ETL
6 14 (19.18%) Migration
7 13 (17.81%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (17.81%) Analytics
8 12 (16.44%) Data Integration
8 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
9 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (12.33%) Data Management
9 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
9 9 (12.33%) Power BI
9 9 (12.33%) Power Platform
10 8 (10.96%) Public Sector
10 8 (10.96%) Data Acquisition
10 8 (10.96%) Metadata Management
10 8 (10.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
10 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
10 8 (10.96%) Data Architecture
10 8 (10.96%) NoSQL
10 8 (10.96%) Data Quality
10 8 (10.96%) Big Data
10 8 (10.96%) Oracle

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 (5.48%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.74%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.37%) Magento
2 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) SAP PS
2 1 (1.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Power Platform
2 2 (2.74%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.74%) Azure
2 2 (2.74%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.37%) AdWords
3 1 (1.37%) AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.37%) Firebase
3 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) BIG-IP
1 2 (2.74%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (12.33%) Power BI
3 8 (10.96%) Big Data
3 8 (10.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 8 (10.96%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.96%) OLTP
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.11%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.11%) Impala
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.74%) SSDT
7 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.37%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.74%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
3 1 (1.37%) LSMW
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Public Sector
3 5 (6.85%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Military
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (61.64%) Analyst
2 26 (35.62%) Data Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Business Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Data Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Migration Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Data Quality Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Quality Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Data Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Database Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Report Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.37%) JSON
2 1 (1.37%) MDX
2 1 (1.37%) Middleware
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.11%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.74%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) NHS
4 2 (2.74%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
5 1 (1.37%) LLPG
5 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (26.03%) Data Modelling
3 15 (20.55%) ETL
4 14 (19.18%) Migration
5 13 (17.81%) Analytics
6 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.44%) Data Integration
7 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
7 9 (12.33%) Data Management
7 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.96%) Data Acquisition
8 8 (10.96%) Data Architecture
8 8 (10.96%) Metadata Management
9 6 (8.22%) Decision-Making
10 5 (6.85%) Data Migration
10 5 (6.85%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (5.48%) CRM
11 4 (5.48%) Data Mapping
11 4 (5.48%) ITIL
11 4 (5.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) VBA
3 4 (5.48%) Python
3 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.74%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (2.74%) Java
4 2 (2.74%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.37%) R
5 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.74%) GDPR
2 2 (2.74%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) Oracle
3 6 (8.22%) SAP
4 5 (6.85%) Tableau
5 4 (5.48%) Google
6 2 (2.74%) Adobe
6 2 (2.74%) Citrix
6 2 (2.74%) F5
6 2 (2.74%) IBM
6 2 (2.74%) Intel
6 2 (2.74%) Snow
6 2 (2.74%) VMware
7 1 (1.37%) BMC
7 1 (1.37%) Facebook
7 1 (1.37%) hybris
7 1 (1.37%) Remedy
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.37%) Talend
7 1 (1.37%) Unisys