Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 97 121
Rank change year-on-year -30 +24 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 104 114 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.61% 2.07% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.48% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 79 59
South West median daily rate £400 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97% -3.41%
10th Percentile £227 £258 £224
90th Percentile £488 £513 £504
England median daily rate £438 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 9
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +59.09% +6.67%
10th Percentile £37.50 £13.95 £18.75
90th Percentile £42.50 £38.50 £41.00
England median hourly rate £18.66 £19.30 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.29% -3.53% -3.03%

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 5,558 4,601 4,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.78% 83.37% 82.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,556 2,895 3,114
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £276 £253 £240
90th Percentile £575 £560 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 197 297
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.92%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.13 £49.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.70% +4.55%

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 16 December 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
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 16 December 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 -30 28 £400 +0.63% 8
Gloucestershire -11 19 £438 +2.94% 4
Dorset +15 14 £363 -27.50% 6
Somerset -6 12 £340 -24.44% 4
Wiltshire -33 12 £438 -7.89% 1
Cornwall -1 7 £200 +48.15% 1
Devon -12 7 £329 +42.93% 9
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 47 (45.19%) SQL
2 39 (37.50%) Finance
3 33 (31.73%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (29.81%) SQL Server
5 26 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 25 (24.04%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (24.04%) Microsoft
6 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (19.23%) ETL
7 20 (19.23%) Data Modelling
8 18 (17.31%) Windows
9 17 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (15.38%) Migration
11 12 (11.54%) Management Information System
11 12 (11.54%) Python
11 12 (11.54%) Business Analysis
11 12 (11.54%) Relational Database
11 12 (11.54%) Power BI
12 11 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (10.58%) QA
12 11 (10.58%) PowerShell
12 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (9.62%) Programme Management
13 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (9.62%) Manufacturing
13 10 (9.62%) Validation
13 10 (9.62%) T-SQL
13 10 (9.62%) Oracle
13 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (9.62%) 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 4 (3.85%) Apache Qpid
1 4 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.88%) Apache
3 2 (1.92%) CMS
3 2 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (0.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) SAS
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (6.73%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.96%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.81%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.81%) IaaS
3 5 (4.81%) PaaS
3 5 (4.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.92%) Trello
5 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.96%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) Internet
2 3 (2.88%) DNS
3 2 (1.92%) HTTP
3 2 (1.92%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.92%) IPv6
4 1 (0.96%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.81%) SQL Server
2 25 (24.04%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (11.54%) Power BI
3 12 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.62%) Big Data
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (8.65%) RDBMS
5 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (6.73%) Data Mining
7 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (4.81%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (4.81%) MySQL
10 4 (3.85%) OLAP
10 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (2.88%) DataStage
11 3 (2.88%) DB2
11 3 (2.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.81%) ERwin
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (3.85%) Maven
5 2 (1.92%) JIRA
5 2 (1.92%) Toad
6 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.96%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (37.50%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Manufacturing
2 10 (9.62%) Marketing
3 9 (8.65%) Electronics
4 8 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.85%) Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (50.00%) Analyst
2 25 (24.04%) Data Analyst
3 20 (19.23%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Business Data Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) DBA
5 8 (7.69%) SQL DBA
6 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Data Architect
7 6 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Administrator
8 5 (4.81%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (4.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Data Modeller
8 5 (4.81%) Developer
8 5 (4.81%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) Kafka
1 4 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (3.85%) REST
1 4 (3.85%) SOAP
2 3 (2.88%) .NET
3 2 (1.92%) Node.js
4 1 (0.96%) HTML
4 1 (0.96%) Middleware
4 1 (0.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.73%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.81%) Wiki
5 3 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.92%) Social Media
6 2 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) Unix
3 7 (6.73%) Windows 10
3 7 (6.73%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.85%) Linux
4 4 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.73%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.23%) Data Modelling
3 20 (19.23%) ETL
4 16 (15.38%) Migration
5 12 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 11 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (9.62%) Programme Management
7 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.62%) Validation
8 9 (8.65%) Build Automation
8 9 (8.65%) Data Management
8 9 (8.65%) Dimensional Modelling
8 9 (8.65%) Scrum
9 8 (7.69%) Data Governance
9 8 (7.69%) Data Migration
9 8 (7.69%) Data Validation
9 8 (7.69%) DevOps
9 8 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (45.19%) SQL
2 12 (11.54%) Python
3 11 (10.58%) PowerShell
4 10 (9.62%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.77%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.77%) VBA
6 5 (4.81%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.81%) Korn
7 4 (3.85%) C
7 4 (3.85%) Java
7 4 (3.85%) Perl
8 3 (2.88%) R
9 1 (0.96%) C#
9 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) Degree
3 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.85%) Master's Degree
5 3 (2.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.96%) CISM
6 1 (0.96%) CISSP
6 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.96%) ISEB
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.96%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.96%) PMO
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) Ansible
1 9 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (8.65%) Puppet
2 4 (3.85%) Nagios
3 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (24.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) Oracle
3 8 (7.69%) IBM
3 8 (7.69%) SAP
4 7 (6.73%) Teradata
5 6 (5.77%) Tableau
6 4 (3.85%) Netezza
6 4 (3.85%) Snow
6 4 (3.85%) Veritas
6 4 (3.85%) VMware
7 2 (1.92%) Facebook
7 2 (1.92%) Google
8 1 (0.96%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.96%) Informatica
8 1 (0.96%) Minitab