Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 15 December 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
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 157 140
Rank change year-on-year +33 -17 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 82 44 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.48% 0.78% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.83% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 30 64
South West median daily rate £370 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.08% -8.93% -
10th Percentile £200 £205 £231
90th Percentile £480 £463 £446
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 £17.50 £19.31 £19.24
% change year-on-year -9.35% +0.32% +9.33%

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 5280 5330 6230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.05% 94.72% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3326 3476 4085
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 362 392
South West median hourly rate £27.75 £26.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -12.50% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.45 £45.73
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 15 December 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 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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 +15 45 £370 +13.85% 3
Gloucestershire +28 14 £438 +58.37% 5
Wiltshire +3 12 £350 -17.65% 2
Devon +7 5 £150 -33.33% 1
Somerset -1 3 £383 - 2
Dorset +1 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £135 -
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 48 (58.54%) SQL
2 32 (39.02%) Data Analysis
3 25 (30.49%) Finance
4 23 (28.05%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
6 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Excel
6 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (17.07%) Migration
7 14 (17.07%) ETL
7 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (14.63%) Data Modelling
8 12 (14.63%) Data Migration
9 11 (13.41%) Teradata
10 10 (12.20%) Banking
11 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (10.98%) Analytics
12 8 (9.76%) SPSS
12 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
13 7 (8.54%) Degree
13 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (8.54%) SAS
13 7 (8.54%) Oracle
13 7 (8.54%) Data Quality
14 6 (7.32%) Big Data
14 6 (7.32%) Hadoop
14 6 (7.32%) Marketing
14 6 (7.32%) VBA
14 6 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management

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 (8.54%) SAS
2 3 (3.66%) Apache Pig
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (9.76%) SPSS
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.22%) Internet
1 1 (1.22%) SAN
1 1 (1.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.32%) Big Data
5 6 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (7.32%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.10%) Data Mining
7 4 (4.88%) Power BI
8 3 (3.66%) Apache Hive
8 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.44%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.44%) GIS
9 2 (2.44%) HDInsight
9 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.44%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.22%) ERwin
2 1 (1.22%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) Toad
2 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (30.49%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Military
5 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) XML
2 2 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) NHS
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.44%) Linked Data
4 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) Data Analysis
2 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (17.07%) ETL
2 14 (17.07%) Migration
3 12 (14.63%) Data Migration
3 12 (14.63%) Data Modelling
4 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.98%) Analytics
5 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.10%) Data Analytics
6 5 (6.10%) Data Management
6 5 (6.10%) Process Improvement
7 4 (4.88%) CHAID
7 4 (4.88%) Direct Marketing
7 4 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.88%) Validation
8 3 (3.66%) ITIL
8 3 (3.66%) Quality Management
8 3 (3.66%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 48 (58.54%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) VBA
3 5 (6.10%) C#
3 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.88%) Python
5 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.66%) R
6 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.54%) Degree
3 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.22%) ISEB
5 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.10%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) GDPR
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) vSphere
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.22%) PowerCLI
1 1 (1.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Teradata
2 7 (8.54%) Oracle
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.88%) SAP
4 3 (3.66%) Informatica
4 3 (3.66%) Tableau
5 2 (2.44%) Cognos
5 2 (2.44%) Microgen
5 2 (2.44%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.44%) Talend
5 2 (2.44%) VMware
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) EMC
6 1 (1.22%) Lotus
6 1 (1.22%) Pegasus