Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £396 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 129 168
Rank change year-on-year -21 +39 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 71 70 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.18% 1.27% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.34% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 49 33
South West median daily rate £396 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.60% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £217
90th Percentile £475 £482 £463
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
South West median hourly rate £22.00 £31.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.03% +169.57% -64.62%
10th Percentile £21.00 £28.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £35.60 £34.00 £13.43
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.98 £19.47
% change year-on-year +22.34% -7.64% -2.65%

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 5,737 5,240 5,533
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.32% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,526 3,270 3,572
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £215
90th Percentile £575 £535 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 245 329
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +20.00% +7.84%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.77 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +3.93%

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 20 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 October 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
Gloucestershire +14 28 £425 - 1
Bristol -26 22 £398 +7.57% 3
Wiltshire -19 8 £423 +12.67% 1
Dorset +5 6 £363 - 2
Somerset -2 4 £413 +14.58% 1
Devon +5 2 £498 +59.20%
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 44 (61.97%) SQL
2 35 (49.30%) Data Analysis
3 28 (39.44%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (35.21%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (30.99%) Finance
6 21 (29.58%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Excel
8 14 (19.72%) Power BI
9 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
10 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.49%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (14.08%) ITIL
12 9 (12.68%) Data Architecture
12 9 (12.68%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (12.68%) Tableau
12 9 (12.68%) Teradata
13 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
13 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (11.27%) Security Patching
13 8 (11.27%) Data Centre
13 8 (11.27%) Clustering
13 8 (11.27%) VMware
13 8 (11.27%) Service Management
13 8 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (11.27%) Windows
13 8 (11.27%) Citrix
13 8 (11.27%) CommVault
13 8 (11.27%) NetApp
13 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
13 8 (11.27%) MS Exchange

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 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) SAS
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.58%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (19.72%) Power BI
3 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
4 11 (15.49%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.63%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.41%) Big Data
8 1 (1.41%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.41%) DataStage
8 1 (1.41%) KNIME
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.41%) MS Access
8 1 (1.41%) MySQL
8 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) ERwin
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.41%) Toad
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (39.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Clustering
2 8 (11.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.82%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.82%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.41%) FMCG
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
1 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) Data Analysis
2 25 (35.21%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (14.08%) ITIL
4 9 (12.68%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (12.68%) Data Architecture
5 8 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (11.27%) ITIL V3
5 8 (11.27%) Security Patching
5 8 (11.27%) Service Management
6 7 (9.86%) Data Mapping
6 7 (9.86%) Migration
6 7 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.45%) Data Management
7 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.45%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (7.04%) Analytics
8 5 (7.04%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.04%) Information Management
8 5 (7.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) VBA
3 2 (2.82%) Python
3 2 (2.82%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) R
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
1 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.82%) GDPR
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
1 8 (11.27%) VMware Server
1 8 (11.27%) vSphere
1 8 (11.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) Tableau
2 9 (12.68%) Teradata
3 8 (11.27%) Citrix
3 8 (11.27%) CommVault
3 8 (11.27%) NetApp
3 8 (11.27%) VMware
4 7 (9.86%) Oracle
5 2 (2.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) Informatica
6 1 (1.41%) RapidMiner
6 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com