Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 160 145
Rank change year-on-year +42 -15 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 72 38 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.37% 0.71% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.75% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 25 57
South West median daily rate £355 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £196 £246
90th Percentile £533 £466 £452
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South West median hourly rate - £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% -15.38%
England median hourly rate £17.75 £18.94 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.28% -0.32% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 4,999 5,076 5,890
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 95.07% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,131 3,291 3,909
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £520
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 364 355
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -19.12% +70.00%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.95 £47.28 £47.28
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.42 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.24% -0.43% +12.12%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the South West

Data Analyst
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 Analyst in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in the South West

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in the South West

Data Analyst
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 Analyst in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in the South West

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 January 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 +18 39 £375 +25.00% 6
Wiltshire +12 14 £308 -16.47%
Gloucestershire - 9 £339 - 9
Devon +4 4 £150 -33.33%
Dorset -1 3 £650 +225.00%
Somerset 0 2 £375 -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 41 (56.94%) SQL
2 26 (36.11%) Data Analysis
3 25 (34.72%) Finance
4 20 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
7 13 (18.06%) ETL
7 13 (18.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (15.28%) Teradata
8 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (13.89%) Banking
9 10 (13.89%) Marketing
10 9 (12.50%) Big Data
10 9 (12.50%) Analytics
11 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling
11 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (9.72%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (9.72%) SPSS
12 7 (9.72%) SAS
12 7 (9.72%) SAP
12 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (8.33%) Degree
13 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
13 6 (8.33%) Data Migration
13 6 (8.33%) Hadoop
13 6 (8.33%) C#
13 6 (8.33%) Migration
13 6 (8.33%) Data Analytics
14 5 (6.94%) Process Improvement

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 7 (9.72%) SAS
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (9.72%) SPSS
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.50%) Big Data
4 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (9.72%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.94%) Data Mining
7 5 (6.94%) Power BI
8 4 (5.56%) SAP BW
9 3 (4.17%) Apache Hive
9 3 (4.17%) Data Lake
9 3 (4.17%) HDInsight
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.78%) Spatial Data
11 1 (1.39%) GIS
11 1 (1.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.39%) Toad
1 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (34.72%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Banking
2 10 (13.89%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
4 1 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) XML
2 2 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.17%) NHS
3 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) Linked Data
3 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) Data Analysis
2 13 (18.06%) ETL
3 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (12.50%) Analytics
5 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.33%) Data Analytics
7 6 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 6 (8.33%) Migration
8 5 (6.94%) Data Management
8 5 (6.94%) Process Improvement
8 5 (6.94%) Validation
9 4 (5.56%) CHAID
9 4 (5.56%) Direct Marketing
9 4 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (5.56%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.17%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.17%) ITIL
10 3 (4.17%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.94%) SQL
2 6 (8.33%) C#
3 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.56%) Python
4 4 (5.56%) VBA
5 3 (4.17%) Java
5 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.17%) R
6 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
1 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) GDPR
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Teradata
2 7 (9.72%) SAP
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) Tableau
4 3 (4.17%) Cognos
4 3 (4.17%) Informatica
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.17%) MuleSoft
4 3 (4.17%) Talend
5 2 (2.78%) Microgen
6 1 (1.39%) Citrix
6 1 (1.39%) Northgate