The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 105 110
Rank change year-on-year -25 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 10 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 1.20% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.25% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 26
Median daily rate £400 £379 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.61% +16.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £1,198 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.68 £14.75 £18.47
% change year-on-year +19.86% -20.14%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2515 2875 3118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.45% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1858 1947
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 187 167
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +85.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 -14 4 £390 +18.18% 2
Wiltshire -6 2 £438 +4.16% 3
Somerset +5 1 £200 -89.16% 2
Gloucestershire -2 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 13 (46.43%) Data Analysis
5 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (25.00%) Migration
8 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
8 6 (21.43%) VBA
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (17.86%) SAP
9 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
9 5 (17.86%) Data Quality
10 4 (14.29%) Analytics
10 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.29%) Marketing
11 3 (10.71%) Billing
11 3 (10.71%) Banking
11 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (10.71%) Data Structures
11 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
12 2 (7.14%) FMCG
12 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
12 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
12 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
12 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
12 2 (7.14%) Tableau
12 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014

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 2 (7.14%) SAS
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (7.14%) QlikView
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.57%) Lumira
5 1 (3.57%) Power BI
5 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.29%) Marketing
4 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Billing
5 2 (7.14%) Electronics
5 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
6 1 (3.57%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.14%) FMCG
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Data Analysis
2 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.29%) Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) Data Management
7 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.14%) ETL
7 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
7 2 (7.14%) Workflow
8 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.57%) Data Governance
8 1 (3.57%) Data Privacy
8 1 (3.57%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) VBA
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ACCA
2 1 (3.57%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.14%) IFRS
3 1 (3.57%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Tableau
2 2 (7.14%) Teradata
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) Google