Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 114 112
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 87 93 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.60% 1.70% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.03% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 57 85
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.89%
10th Percentile £212 £171 £285
90th Percentile £488 £515 £488
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +154.72% -
10th Percentile £37.50 £17.29 £12.18
90th Percentile £42.50 £37.50 £14.93
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £18.00
% change year-on-year +29.57% +7.19% -20.00%

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 4,598 4,587 4,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.38% 83.67% 81.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,833 2,911 3,178
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £538 £554
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 204 257
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.40 £12.85 £12.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £47.35
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.56
% change year-on-year -8.51% -0.24% +8.86%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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
Wiltshire -5 17 £425 +1.49% 3
Gloucestershire +2 16 £425 - 6
Devon +13 15 £335 -4.29% 12
Bristol -29 15 £400 +6.67% 15
Dorset - 10 £350 - 3
Somerset +2 7 £410 +24.24% 4
Cornwall -9 3 £200 +15.94% 2
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 41 (47.13%) SQL
2 32 (36.78%) Finance
3 30 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (28.74%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (24.14%) Microsoft Excel
6 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (18.39%) Migration
7 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (17.24%) Data Modelling
9 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
9 14 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
10 12 (13.79%) Business Analysis
10 12 (13.79%) Degree
11 10 (11.49%) Analytics
11 10 (11.49%) Teradata
11 10 (11.49%) ETL
11 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
11 10 (11.49%) Power BI
12 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (10.34%) Banking
13 8 (9.20%) Oracle
13 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
14 7 (8.05%) Kimball Methodology
14 7 (8.05%) QA
14 7 (8.05%) Visualisation
14 7 (8.05%) Process Improvement
14 7 (8.05%) ITIL
14 7 (8.05%) Data Mining
14 7 (8.05%) Windows

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 (4.60%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (2.30%) SAS
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.75%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Trello
2 2 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.15%) IaaS
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) LAN
3 2 (2.30%) WAN
4 1 (1.15%) Broadband
4 1 (1.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.49%) Power BI
4 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
6 7 (8.05%) Data Mining
7 6 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (5.75%) Big Data
9 4 (4.60%) IBM InfoSphere
9 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (3.45%) QlikView
10 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (2.30%) DataStage
11 2 (2.30%) DB2
11 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
11 2 (2.30%) MySQL
11 2 (2.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) ERwin
1 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.60%) Maven
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (36.78%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.75%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Electronics
5 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (75.86%) Analyst
2 33 (37.93%) Data Analyst
3 22 (25.29%) Business Analyst
4 12 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Business Data Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Data Modeller
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Data Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) DBA
9 3 (3.45%) Excel Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Data Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Teradata Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) SOAP
2 4 (4.60%) Kafka
2 4 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (4.60%) REST
3 1 (1.15%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.15%) JMS
3 1 (1.15%) JSON
3 1 (1.15%) RESTful
3 1 (1.15%) Web Services
3 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.90%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.60%) Social Media
6 3 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.15%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Windows 10
2 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.60%) Unix
4 3 (3.45%) Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.39%) Migration
4 15 (17.24%) Data Modelling
5 14 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (13.79%) Business Analysis
7 10 (11.49%) Analytics
7 10 (11.49%) ETL
8 7 (8.05%) ITIL
8 7 (8.05%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (8.05%) Process Improvement
8 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.05%) Visualisation
9 6 (6.90%) Data Mapping
9 6 (6.90%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (6.90%) Line Management
9 6 (6.90%) Validation
9 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.75%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (47.13%) SQL
2 5 (5.75%) Python
3 4 (4.60%) Perl
3 4 (4.60%) R
3 4 (4.60%) VBA
4 3 (3.45%) C
4 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.15%) COBOL
6 1 (1.15%) Java
6 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.60%) Master's Degree
5 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.15%) CISM
6 1 (1.15%) CISSP
6 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.15%) PMP
6 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
2 6 (6.90%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.30%) GDPR
4 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Ansible
1 4 (4.60%) Nagios
1 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
1 10 (11.49%) Teradata
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) Facebook
3 3 (3.45%) IBM
3 3 (3.45%) Tableau
4 2 (2.30%) Google
4 2 (2.30%) Netezza
4 2 (2.30%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.15%) Sage