Data Analyst


Castle Donington / Bristol / Tipton

Salary / Pay

£36,148 – £44, 367 per year + 

Full Time

Type of Employment



Data Analyst, Castle Donington  – £18.73 – 22.99 per hour, depending on exp, Temporary Contract 3-6 months

Our client is a well-established, award winning electrical distribution network operator who are part of the larges electricity transmission and distribution businesses in the UK.  As a national business, they pride themselves on their first class reputation for network reliability and business efficiency, receiving the Government’s Charter Mark scheme accolade every year. You can be proud to join a company who work to ensure everyone can have  clean, affordable energy, well into the future.

Their depot in Castle Donington are seeking a temporary Data Analyst to assist their team pulling together a temporary New Connections scheme database and populate it ahead of Design and Development developing a long standing tool and/or amending their current internal database.

This is a temporary contract intially for 3 – 6 months, but it’s a good opportunity to get your foot in the door with a large organisation with the opportunity to apply for permanent positions. Excellent hourly rate, holiday entitlement rising to 26 days + bank holidays after 12 weeks, free parking! 

Brief Assignment Description of Data Analyst

Develop and populate a Temp New Connection tracker database, to track status and progress of all accepted N/C schemes across the business. Tool should facilitate various KPI reports and amalgamate various Planner and Team tracker functionalities. An understanding and experience of programming languages such as Python and SQL would be advantageous, along with advanced use of MS Excel, including VB, pivot tables and reporting. Someone that can autonomously decipher large data sets and independently deliver options on how the data can be stored, analysed and presented.

Responsibilities of the Data Analyst

  1. Identify and recommend an optimum platform and package to utilise.
  2. Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimise statistical efficiency and quality
  3. Interpret data, analyse results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports
  4. Identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  5. Work with management to prioritize business and information needs
  6. Locate and define new process improvement opportunities
  7. Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources, populate and maintain databases/data systems
  8. Resolve ad hoc and systematic data system issues in a timely and effective manner       

 Requirements and skills of the Data Analyst

  1. Proven working experience as a Data Analyst or Business Data Analyst
  2. Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
  3. Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects etc), databases (SQL etc), programming (XML, Javascript, or ETL frameworks)
  4. Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analysing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc)
  5. Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyse, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  6. Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings

 The candidate must have experience of delivering data related output and activity in an agile and dynamic manner. Demonstration of excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential. 

A HNC/HND or equivalent qualification demonstrating numeric and analytic proficiency is ideal.

  Length of assignment: 3-6 months starting second/third week in January.

 If you meet all of most of the above criteria then apply today with your CV!