Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Data Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 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.

Senior Data Analyst
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 830 815 870
Rank change year-on-year -15 +55 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Analyst 67 54 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.055% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.058% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 36 34
UK median daily rate £438 £475 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +9.83% -3.89%
10th Percentile £254 £325 £286
90th Percentile £575 £569 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £420 £433
% change year-on-year +0.89% -2.89% -3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £22.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.21% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £22.68 -
% change year-on-year +96.21% - -

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 97,576 93,827 102,324
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.94% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,061 61,282 66,875
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 3,176 2,822 3,179
UK median hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.47% -1.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -2.70% +5.71%

Senior Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Data Analyst over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Data Analyst over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Data Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 -17 64 £450 -7.22% 7
UK excluding London +5 37 £424 +0.89% 5
London -21 30 £478 -4.50% 3
South East +3 17 £415 - 2
North of England -14 7 £210 -52.00% 1
South West +1 6 £450 -14.29%
Yorkshire - 6 £170 -
East of England +1 4 £520 +23.81% 1
Scotland -23 3 £146 -64.73%
North West -21 1 £250 -42.86% 1

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, Senior 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 Senior Data Analyst in the job title.

1 43 (64.18%) SQL
2 26 (38.81%) Data Analysis
3 23 (34.33%) Finance
4 19 (28.36%) Visualisation
4 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (26.87%) Analytics
5 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Excel
6 17 (25.37%) Data Modelling
6 17 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
7 14 (20.90%) Python
7 14 (20.90%) Tableau
8 12 (17.91%) SAP
9 11 (16.42%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (14.93%) Migration
10 10 (14.93%) Data Migration
10 10 (14.93%) Data Mapping
11 9 (13.43%) Power BI
11 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
11 9 (13.43%) Banking
12 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.94%) ETL
12 8 (11.94%) SAS
12 8 (11.94%) R
12 8 (11.94%) Data Quality
13 7 (10.45%) Big Data
13 7 (10.45%) Data Visualisation
13 7 (10.45%) ERP
13 7 (10.45%) Oracle
13 7 (10.45%) T-SQL

Senior 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 8 (11.94%) SAS
2 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) Appian
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) SAP APO
1 5 (7.46%) SAP MM
2 4 (5.97%) SAP ERP
3 3 (4.48%) SAP MDM
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon S3
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) G Suite
2 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.99%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Intranet
2 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (13.43%) Power BI
4 7 (10.45%) Big Data
4 7 (10.45%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (8.96%) QlikView
6 5 (7.46%) Data Lake
6 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
6 5 (7.46%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.97%) SAP BW
7 4 (5.97%) SAP HANA
7 4 (5.97%) Spotfire
8 3 (4.48%) Amazon Athena
8 3 (4.48%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (4.48%) Blockchain
8 3 (4.48%) DB2
8 3 (4.48%) MS Access
8 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) JIRA
2 3 (4.48%) ERwin
3 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (34.33%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Marketing
4 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.48%) Retail
6 2 (2.99%) Legal
6 2 (2.99%) Publishing
7 1 (1.49%) Front Office
7 1 (1.49%) Games
7 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Kafka
1 3 (4.48%) Matplotlib
1 3 (4.48%) Seaborn
2 2 (2.99%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) AS400
2 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) Replication
3 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.99%) Smart Home
3 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.49%) Life Science
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Data Analysis
2 19 (28.36%) Visualisation
3 18 (26.87%) Analytics
4 17 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (25.37%) Data Modelling
5 10 (14.93%) Data Mapping
5 10 (14.93%) Data Migration
5 10 (14.93%) Migration
6 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
7 8 (11.94%) ETL
8 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.45%) Data Management
8 7 (10.45%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (10.45%) ERP
9 6 (8.96%) Asset Management
9 6 (8.96%) Data Analytics
9 6 (8.96%) Data Science
9 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (7.46%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 43 (64.18%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) Python
3 8 (11.94%) R
4 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.48%) Java
6 2 (2.99%) ABAP
6 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.99%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) Perl
6 2 (2.99%) Ruby
6 2 (2.99%) VB
7 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Scala
7 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.49%) GDPR
2 1 (1.49%) GxP
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Tableau
2 12 (17.91%) SAP
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.45%) Oracle
5 6 (8.96%) JD Edwards
6 5 (7.46%) Google
6 5 (7.46%) Teradata
7 4 (5.97%) Alteryx
7 4 (5.97%) Cloudera
7 4 (5.97%) Datameer
7 4 (5.97%) HP
7 4 (5.97%) Informatica
8 3 (4.48%) Cognos
8 3 (4.48%) Omniture
8 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.99%) Charles River
9 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.49%) Sybase
10 1 (1.49%) Talend
10 1 (1.49%) Workday