Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Insight Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Insight Analyst
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 787 811
Rank change year-on-year -19 +24 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Insight Analyst 71 94 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.090% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.095% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 64 65
UK median daily rate £388 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -9.33% -
10th Percentile £289 £205 £263
90th Percentile £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £339 £375
% change year-on-year +12.55% -9.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £18.50 £10.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.43% +80.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £15.99 -
% change year-on-year +106.38% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Insight Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Insight Analyst in the UK

Insight Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Insight Analyst.

Contractor daily rate trend for Insight Analyst in the UK

Insight Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Insight Analyst over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Insight Analyst in the UK

Insight Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Insight Analyst.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Insight Analyst in the UK

Insight Analyst
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Insight Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 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
England -4 70 £388 +13.97% 12
London -31 42 £400 +10.34% 5
UK excluding London +7 29 £381 +12.55% 7
South East +6 13 £401 +49.72% 3
South West -9 7 £338 +1.89% 3
West Midlands +24 5 £413 +26.92%
Midlands +19 5 £413 +22.22%
North of England +43 2 £338 -0.74%
North West +15 2 £338 -0.74%
East of England -6 1 £290 -10.36% 1
Scotland -9 1 £600 +60.00%

Insight Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Insight 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 featuring Insight Analyst in the job title.

1 42 (59.15%) SQL
1 42 (59.15%) Analytics
2 27 (38.03%) Tableau
3 24 (33.80%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (32.39%) Marketing
5 22 (30.99%) Finance
6 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Excel
7 16 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (21.13%) E-Commerce
8 15 (21.13%) SAS
8 15 (21.13%) R
8 15 (21.13%) Visualisation
8 15 (21.13%) Actionable Insight
9 14 (19.72%) Google Analytics
10 13 (18.31%) Google
11 11 (15.49%) Customer Insight
12 10 (14.08%) Data Visualisation
12 10 (14.08%) CRM
12 10 (14.08%) VBA
12 10 (14.08%) Python
13 8 (11.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 8 (11.27%) Retail
13 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (11.27%) Big Data
14 7 (9.86%) Adobe
14 7 (9.86%) Adobe Analytics
15 6 (8.45%) Hadoop
15 6 (8.45%) Statistics
15 6 (8.45%) Data Analysis
15 6 (8.45%) Power BI

Insight Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (21.13%) SAS
2 3 (4.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (11.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (7.04%) SPSS
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Google Analytics
2 7 (9.86%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.41%) AdWords
4 1 (1.41%) Firebase
4 1 (1.41%) Google Tag Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) Big Data
2 6 (8.45%) Hadoop
2 6 (8.45%) Power BI
3 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.23%) BigQuery
5 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.23%) MS Access
5 3 (4.23%) QlikView
6 2 (2.82%) Data Mart
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.41%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.41%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Toad
General
1 23 (32.39%) Marketing
2 22 (30.99%) Finance
3 8 (11.27%) Retail
4 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.63%) Publishing
6 2 (2.82%) Law
6 2 (2.82%) Legal
7 1 (1.41%) Advertising
7 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) User Experience
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) New Media
4 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.41%) Fintech
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (59.15%) Analytics
2 16 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (21.13%) Actionable Insight
3 15 (21.13%) E-Commerce
3 15 (21.13%) Visualisation
4 11 (15.49%) Customer Insight
5 10 (14.08%) CRM
5 10 (14.08%) Data Visualisation
6 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.45%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.45%) Statistics
8 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.04%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (7.04%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.63%) CHAID
9 4 (5.63%) Data Analytics
9 4 (5.63%) Data Extraction
9 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.63%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 42 (59.15%) SQL
2 15 (21.13%) R
3 10 (14.08%) Python
3 10 (14.08%) VBA
4 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.82%) GDPR
3 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Tableau
2 13 (18.31%) Google
3 7 (9.86%) Adobe
4 5 (7.04%) Omniture
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle
5 4 (5.63%) SAP
5 4 (5.63%) Teradata
6 2 (2.82%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.82%) DataFlux
6 2 (2.82%) Datanomic
6 2 (2.82%) Trillium
7 1 (1.41%) BMC
7 1 (1.41%) BT
7 1 (1.41%) DoubleClick
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow