Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Insight Data Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Insight Data Analyst
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 834 887
Rank change year-on-year -25 +53 0
Contract jobs requiring an Insight Data Analyst 31 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.030% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 18
UK median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -9.38%
10th Percentile £262 £277 £231
90th Percentile £456 £481 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £312
% change year-on-year +3.13% +28.31% -16.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 96,600 93,694 102,007
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.92% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,416 61,277 66,597
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,154 2,815 3,199
UK median hourly rate £17.73 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% -1.58% +6.03%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -2.70% +5.71%

Insight Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Insight Data Analyst in the UK

Insight Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Insight Data Analyst in the UK

Insight Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Insight Data Analyst over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Insight Data Analyst in the UK

Insight Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Insight Data Analyst in the UK

Insight Data Analyst
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Insight Data Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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
England -8 31 £375 -1.64% 2
London -12 22 £350 -8.20% 2
UK excluding London -43 9 £413 +3.13%
South East -11 5 £500 +24.84%
South West -10 3 £413 +37.50%
Midlands -19 1 £375 -14.29%
East Midlands - 1 £375 -

Insight Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Insight 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 featuring Insight Data Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (77.42%) Analytics
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (38.71%) SAS
5 10 (32.26%) Retail
5 10 (32.26%) Data Analysis
5 10 (32.26%) Marketing
5 10 (32.26%) R
5 10 (32.26%) A/B Testing
6 9 (29.03%) Data Science
6 9 (29.03%) Customer Insight
6 9 (29.03%) CRM
7 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (25.81%) Finance
7 8 (25.81%) Statistics
8 7 (22.58%) Visualisation
8 7 (22.58%) Python
9 6 (19.35%) Tableau
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (19.35%) Economics
9 6 (19.35%) Google
9 6 (19.35%) Degree
9 6 (19.35%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (16.13%) Decision-Making
10 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
10 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.13%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
11 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.90%) Machine Learning

Insight Data 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 12 (38.71%) SAS
2 4 (12.90%) Confluence
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.23%) AdWords
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Google Tag Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.90%) Big Data
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.45%) BigQuery
4 2 (6.45%) Power BI
4 2 (6.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (6.45%) Sqoop
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.23%) DTS
5 1 (3.23%) KNIME
5 1 (3.23%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (32.26%) Marketing
1 10 (32.26%) Retail
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) FMCG
3 2 (6.45%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Analytics
2 10 (32.26%) A/B Testing
2 10 (32.26%) Data Analysis
3 9 (29.03%) CRM
3 9 (29.03%) Customer Insight
3 9 (29.03%) Data Science
4 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (25.81%) Statistics
5 7 (22.58%) Visualisation
6 6 (19.35%) Economics
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (16.13%) Decision-Making
8 4 (12.90%) Actionable Insight
8 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) ETL
8 4 (12.90%) Machine Learning
8 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 4 (12.90%) Personalization
9 3 (9.68%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) R
3 7 (22.58%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
1 6 (19.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
1 3 (9.68%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Google
1 6 (19.35%) Tableau
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.45%) Splunk
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Brandwatch
4 1 (3.23%) Hitwise
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Omniture
4 1 (3.23%) Optimizely
4 1 (3.23%) Pega
4 1 (3.23%) RapidMiner
4 1 (3.23%) Teradata