Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Data Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 819 839
Rank change year-on-year +1 +20 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Analyst 57 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.045% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.047% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 37
UK median daily rate £425 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.80% -2.78% -8.63%
10th Percentile £308 £303 £303
90th Percentile £573 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -8.89% - -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
UK median hourly rate £22.68 £25.39 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.67% -7.67% -45.00%
10th Percentile £19.74 £25.39 £26.25
90th Percentile £46.94 £25.39 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.68 £25.39 £27.50
% change year-on-year -10.67% -7.67% -45.00%

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 95,070 91,512 101,809
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.75% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,231 59,759 64,878
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,781 3,213 3,853
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.70% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.20% -2.97% +9.09%

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 16 January 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 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Top 12 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 16 January 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 +6 54 £425 -2.86% 8
UK excluding London +18 34 £410 -8.89% 2
London -37 23 £450 +5.88% 6
South West +17 8 £350 - 1
South East -20 7 £325 -27.78%
North of England +37 6 £475 +32.40% 1
East of England - 6 £420 -
Midlands +6 4 £550 +7.32%
North West - 4 £475 -
West Midlands - 4 £550 -
Scotland -14 3 £450 +12.50%
Yorkshire +21 2 £426 +18.61% 1

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Senior 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 featuring Senior Data Analyst in the job title.

1 36 (63.16%) SQL
2 27 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (38.60%) Data Analysis
4 16 (28.07%) Finance
5 15 (26.32%) Analytics
6 13 (22.81%) Data Quality
6 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (19.30%) Degree
8 10 (17.54%) Python
9 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (15.79%) Visualisation
10 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (14.04%) Data Management
11 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
11 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
11 7 (12.28%) ETL
11 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
12 6 (10.53%) SAP
12 6 (10.53%) VBA
12 6 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (10.53%) Data Structures
13 5 (8.77%) Process Improvement
13 5 (8.77%) R
13 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (8.77%) Big Data
13 5 (8.77%) SAS
13 5 (8.77%) Migration
13 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development

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 5 (8.77%) SAS
2 3 (5.26%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.51%) Apache
3 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.75%) Jupyter
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) HFM
1 1 (1.75%) iTrent
1 1 (1.75%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.75%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.02%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.77%) Big Data
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.02%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.02%) Data Mining
4 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.02%) SAP BW
5 3 (5.26%) Apache Hive
5 3 (5.26%) Power BI
6 2 (3.51%) Data Lake
6 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.51%) MySQL
6 2 (3.51%) OLAP
6 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Legal
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Billing
4 2 (3.51%) Games
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) JDBC
3 2 (3.51%) Kafka
3 2 (3.51%) MDX
3 2 (3.51%) ODBC
4 1 (1.75%) Matplotlib
4 1 (1.75%) Pandas
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.53%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.75%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.75%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Data Analysis
2 15 (26.32%) Analytics
3 9 (15.79%) Visualisation
4 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.04%) Data Management
5 7 (12.28%) ETL
6 6 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.77%) Migration
7 5 (8.77%) Process Improvement
7 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) CRM
8 4 (7.02%) Data Analytics
8 4 (7.02%) Data Governance
8 4 (7.02%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.02%) Open Source
9 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (63.16%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) Python
3 6 (10.53%) VBA
4 5 (8.77%) R
5 4 (7.02%) C#
6 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.26%) VB
7 2 (3.51%) C
7 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.75%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.75%) PhD
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) GDPR
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.75%) PSD2
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) SAP
3 4 (7.02%) Google
3 4 (7.02%) Tableau
4 3 (5.26%) Informatica
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 3 (5.26%) Teradata
5 2 (3.51%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) Brandwatch
6 1 (1.75%) Cognos
6 1 (1.75%) Crimson Hexagon
6 1 (1.75%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) JDA
6 1 (1.75%) Lotus
6 1 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.75%) Spredfast
6 1 (1.75%) WorldPay