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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 90 93
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 52 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.92% 1.69% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.15% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 36
Median daily rate £375 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.80 £21.00
% change year-on-year +26.81% -34.28%  

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2224 2327 2452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.92% 78.83% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1538 1664
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 107 111
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -5 13 £375 +15.38% 6
Wiltshire +1 12 £384 -8.63% 2
Somerset +2 8 £330 +13.79% 1
Gloucestershire 0 6 £425 +36.00% 1
Devon -3 6 £350 -22.22% 4
Cornwall -5 4 £173 -
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 35 (43.75%) SQL
2 30 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 27 (33.75%) Finance
4 22 (27.50%) ETL
4 22 (27.50%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (21.25%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (20.00%) Degree
8 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Excel
10 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (15.00%) Migration
10 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (13.75%) QA
11 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
11 11 (13.75%) Oracle
12 10 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 10 (12.50%) Data Migration
12 10 (12.50%) Relational Database
13 9 (11.25%) Dimensional Modelling
13 9 (11.25%) Business Analysis
13 9 (11.25%) Banking
13 9 (11.25%) Unix
14 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
15 7 (8.75%) DevOps
15 7 (8.75%) SDLC
15 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (8.75%) Data Architecture

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 3 (3.75%) SAS
2 2 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.50%) SPSS
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) SaaS
2 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.50%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (8.75%) Data Mining
6 6 (7.50%) Star Schema
7 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (5.00%) Big Data
8 4 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.75%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.75%) MySQL
10 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.50%) MS Access
10 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.50%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (33.75%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Marketing
4 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Local Government
6 1 (1.25%) Military
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) Analyst
2 20 (25.00%) Developer
3 12 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) Data Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) ETL Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Commercial Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Architect
7 4 (5.00%) DBA
7 4 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Redshift Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.50%) Cassandra DBA
9 2 (2.50%) Client Director
9 2 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (2.50%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Technology Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.50%) REST
2 2 (2.50%) Web Services
2 2 (2.50%) WPF
2 2 (2.50%) WSDL
2 2 (2.50%) XML
2 2 (2.50%) XSD
3 1 (1.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) Linked Data
4 3 (3.75%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.50%) NHS
5 2 (2.50%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Unix
2 5 (6.25%) Linux
3 4 (5.00%) Windows
4 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 22 (27.50%) ETL
3 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.25%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (15.00%) Migration
7 10 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 9 (11.25%) Business Analysis
8 9 (11.25%) Dimensional Modelling
9 8 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.75%) Data Architecture
10 7 (8.75%) Data Management
10 7 (8.75%) DevOps
10 7 (8.75%) SDLC
11 6 (7.50%) Analytics
11 6 (7.50%) Information Management
12 5 (6.25%) Scrum
12 5 (6.25%) Service Management
12 5 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) VBA
3 5 (6.25%) Java
3 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.75%) C
5 3 (3.75%) C#
6 2 (2.50%) CQL
6 2 (2.50%) R
6 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.25%) C++
7 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.25%) Python
7 1 (1.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Degree
2 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) HNC
4 4 (5.00%) HND
5 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) IIBA
6 2 (2.50%) ISEB
7 1 (1.25%) ACCA
7 1 (1.25%) CIMA
7 1 (1.25%) PhD
7 1 (1.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) QA
2 5 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.50%) PMO
4 1 (1.25%) FINREP
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) Talend
2 6 (7.50%) Teradata
3 3 (3.75%) Tableau
4 1 (1.25%) Informatica
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
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