Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Data Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 830 828 841
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Analyst 67 58 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.057% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.060% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 34
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £253 £313 £286
90th Percentile £583 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +0.60% -6.67% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £22.68 £25.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.21% -10.67% -7.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £22.68 £25.39
% change year-on-year +96.21% -10.67% -7.67%

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 98,876 97,253 98,078
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.93% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 65,458 64,424 63,970
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,055 2,850 3,319
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.79 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.74 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.35% +1.37% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +3 65 £425 -5.56% 18
UK excluding London -21 42 £423 +0.60% 10
London +9 25 £513 - 9
South East -2 20 £388 +19.23%
North of England -8 7 £210 -55.79% 3
South West -31 7 £450 +28.57% 2
Yorkshire 0 6 £170 -60.05% 2
Midlands -10 3 £375 -31.82% 3
East of England -11 3 £520 +23.81% 1
West Midlands -21 3 £375 -31.82% 2
Scotland -18 2 - - 1
North West -17 1 £250 -47.37% 1

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 37 (55.22%) SQL
2 24 (35.82%) Analytics
3 23 (34.33%) Finance
3 23 (34.33%) Data Analysis
3 23 (34.33%) Visualisation
4 22 (32.84%) Tableau
5 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Excel
6 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (25.37%) Python
7 17 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (20.90%) Data Modelling
8 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
9 13 (19.40%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (17.91%) Data Visualisation
11 11 (16.42%) R
11 11 (16.42%) SAP
12 10 (14.93%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (14.93%) Power BI
13 9 (13.43%) Data Science
13 9 (13.43%) QlikView
14 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
14 8 (11.94%) ERP
14 8 (11.94%) SAS
14 8 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (11.94%) Big Data
15 7 (10.45%) Data Quality
15 7 (10.45%) Data Analytics
15 7 (10.45%) ETL
15 7 (10.45%) Web Services

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 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.48%) 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%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (4.48%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (4.48%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.48%) Serverless
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.99%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.40%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (14.93%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (14.93%) Power BI
4 9 (13.43%) QlikView
5 8 (11.94%) Big Data
6 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
6 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (7.46%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (7.46%) Data Lake
7 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
7 5 (7.46%) MS Access
7 5 (7.46%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (5.97%) SAP BW
8 4 (5.97%) SAP HANA
8 4 (5.97%) Spotfire
9 3 (4.48%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (4.48%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) ERwin
1 4 (5.97%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (34.33%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Front Office
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Marketing
4 3 (4.48%) Back Office
4 3 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) NumPy
2 2 (2.99%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (2.99%) scikit-learn
2 2 (2.99%) SciPy
3 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.48%) AS400
3 3 (4.48%) Equities
3 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) Life Science
4 2 (2.99%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (2.99%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Analytics
2 23 (34.33%) Data Analysis
2 23 (34.33%) Visualisation
3 17 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (20.90%) Data Modelling
5 12 (17.91%) Data Visualisation
6 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.43%) Data Science
8 8 (11.94%) ERP
9 7 (10.45%) Asset Management
9 7 (10.45%) Data Analytics
9 7 (10.45%) Data Mapping
9 7 (10.45%) Data Migration
9 7 (10.45%) ETL
9 7 (10.45%) Migration
10 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
10 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
10 6 (8.96%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (8.96%) Mathematics
10 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (55.22%) SQL
2 17 (25.37%) Python
3 11 (16.42%) R
4 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.97%) MATLAB
6 3 (4.48%) VBA
7 2 (2.99%) ABAP
7 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.99%) C++
7 2 (2.99%) Java
7 2 (2.99%) Perl
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby
7 2 (2.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) PhD
3 1 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.49%) GxP
2 1 (1.49%) PMO
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Tableau
2 11 (16.42%) SAP
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.96%) JD Edwards
5 5 (7.46%) Google
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle
5 5 (7.46%) Teradata
6 4 (5.97%) Alteryx
6 4 (5.97%) Cloudera
6 4 (5.97%) Datameer
6 4 (5.97%) HP
7 3 (4.48%) Reuters
8 2 (2.99%) Adobe
8 2 (2.99%) Informatica
8 2 (2.99%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.49%) Charles River
9 1 (1.49%) Cognos
9 1 (1.49%) Netezza
9 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.49%) Sybase