Period
to 19 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 166 144
Rank change year-on-year +53 -22 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 78 31 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.53% 0.58% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.61% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 25 62
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -14.19% +16.54%
10th Percentile £270 £196 £225
90th Percentile £475 £500 £474
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £11.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% -2.04%

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 4,872 5,061 5,756
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 95.45% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,987 3,274 3,819
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £243 £213 £236
90th Percentile £563 £547 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 321 347
South West median hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -6.67% +78.57%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £48.00
England median hourly rate £18.69 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.62% - +11.76%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +28 47 £378 +25.83% 5
Gloucestershire +20 10 £342 -14.50%
Wiltshire +15 8 £317 -27.66% 4
Devon +4 4 £150 - 1
Somerset +3 4 £375 +87.50%
Dorset -6 4 £650 +225.00%
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 39 (50.00%) SQL
2 35 (44.87%) Finance
3 33 (42.31%) Data Analysis
4 24 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
5 16 (20.51%) Banking
6 15 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (17.95%) Analytics
7 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 12 (15.38%) C#
9 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (14.10%) Migration
10 11 (14.10%) Teradata
11 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
12 9 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (11.54%) Tableau
12 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (11.54%) SAP
13 8 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (8.97%) Data Management
14 7 (8.97%) Data Mapping
14 7 (8.97%) Python
14 7 (8.97%) Validation
14 7 (8.97%) Big Data
14 7 (8.97%) Power BI
15 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
15 6 (7.69%) ITIL
15 6 (7.69%) Data Migration

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 3 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.56%) Confluence
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.28%) Maximo
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.28%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) SMS
2 2 (2.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (8.97%) Big Data
5 7 (8.97%) Power BI
6 6 (7.69%) Hadoop
7 5 (6.41%) Data Lake
7 5 (6.41%) HDInsight
7 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.13%) SAP BW
9 2 (2.56%) BigQuery
10 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.28%) MS Access
10 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.28%) Spatial Data
10 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.28%) Toad
2 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (44.87%) Finance
2 16 (20.51%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) NHS
3 2 (2.56%) Social Media
3 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.28%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Data Analysis
2 15 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (17.95%) Analytics
4 13 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (14.10%) Migration
7 9 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (8.97%) Data Management
8 7 (8.97%) Data Mapping
8 7 (8.97%) Validation
9 6 (7.69%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.69%) ITIL
10 5 (6.41%) Data Analytics
10 5 (6.41%) ETL
11 4 (5.13%) Data Science
12 3 (3.85%) Decision-Making
12 3 (3.85%) Logical Data Model
12 3 (3.85%) Physical Data Model
12 3 (3.85%) SDLC
12 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (15.38%) C#
3 7 (8.97%) Python
4 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.13%) Java
6 3 (3.85%) VBA
7 2 (2.56%) R
7 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.28%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) GDPR
2 4 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Teradata
2 9 (11.54%) SAP
2 9 (11.54%) Tableau
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.41%) Cognos
4 5 (6.41%) MuleSoft
4 5 (6.41%) Talend
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle
6 3 (3.85%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.56%) Google
7 2 (2.56%) Microgen
8 1 (1.28%) Apple
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix
8 1 (1.28%) Northgate