Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 106 124
Rank change year-on-year -56 +18 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 57 82 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.95% 1.65% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.97% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 59 56
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +6.56% -12.86%
10th Percentile £284 £278 £171
90th Percentile £544 £457 £501
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
South West median hourly rate £13.70 - -
England median hourly rate £16.67 £25.00 £19.82
% change year-on-year -33.32% +26.14% -2.42%

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 5,090 4,155 4,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.93% 83.48% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,228 2,504 2,836
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +7.14% +2.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £240
90th Percentile £625 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 199 206
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% -
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.73 £14.19
90th Percentile £52.17 £48.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% -

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 18 June 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
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 18 June 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 -17 27 £431 +5.83% 3
Wiltshire -46 11 £438 +2.94% 2
Devon -9 9 £420 +15.46% 1
Gloucestershire -19 5 £325 -4.97%
Dorset +3 2 £525 - 3
Cornwall +3 1 £200 -
Somerset -4 1 £538 +65.38% 1
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 27 (47.37%) SQL
2 23 (40.35%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (35.09%) Migration
4 16 (28.07%) Power BI
4 16 (28.07%) Power Platform
5 15 (26.32%) Data Quality
5 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
6 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
7 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis
7 11 (19.30%) Visualisation
8 10 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (17.54%) Data Migration
9 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
9 9 (15.79%) Analytics
10 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (14.04%) Big Data
11 7 (12.28%) Finance
11 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.53%) ETL
12 6 (10.53%) Windows
12 6 (10.53%) VBA
12 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (10.53%) Validation
12 6 (10.53%) Data Extraction
13 5 (8.77%) QA
13 5 (8.77%) Project Management
13 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
13 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
13 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (8.77%) Machine Learning

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 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.75%) Jupyter
Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (7.02%) SPSS
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (1.75%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) Power Platform
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.02%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (7.02%) Office 365
3 4 (7.02%) PowerApps
4 3 (5.26%) SaaS
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.75%) Qubole
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) Power BI
2 10 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (14.04%) Big Data
4 5 (8.77%) Data Lake
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.02%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (7.02%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (5.26%) MS Access
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.51%) QlikView
8 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.75%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.75%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
1 1 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Local Government
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Data Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Business Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Power BI Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Information Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Power BI Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Report Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (1.75%) Applications Support
10 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 1 (1.75%) Support Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.75%) D3.js
1 1 (1.75%) Kafka
1 1 (1.75%) Matplotlib
1 1 (1.75%) NumPy
1 1 (1.75%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.02%) NHS
4 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (35.09%) Migration
3 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis
3 11 (19.30%) Visualisation
4 10 (17.54%) Data Migration
5 9 (15.79%) Analytics
6 6 (10.53%) Data Extraction
6 6 (10.53%) ETL
6 6 (10.53%) Validation
7 5 (8.77%) Machine Learning
7 5 (8.77%) Project Management
8 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.02%) Change Management
8 4 (7.02%) Data Strategy
8 4 (7.02%) Data Validation
8 4 (7.02%) DevOps
8 4 (7.02%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.02%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) VBA
3 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.51%) VB
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) C++
4 1 (1.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) R
4 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) Data Quality
2 5 (8.77%) QA
3 2 (3.51%) SLA
4 1 (1.75%) GDPR
4 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) HP
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (3.51%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) Lumesse
4 2 (3.51%) NGA Human Resources
4 2 (3.51%) Northgate
4 2 (3.51%) Tableau
5 1 (1.75%) IFS
5 1 (1.75%) iManage
5 1 (1.75%) Snow
5 1 (1.75%) Teradata
5 1 (1.75%) Veritas
5 1 (1.75%) VMware