Analytics Careers

  • Data is now more abundant than ever, and organisations are striving to use this data more effectively as they seek competitive advantage. Data Analysts and Business Analysts are vital in this endeavour, and although they might sound similar, there are a few differences between these two positions.
  • Whether you’re starting your career in Data Science or considering moving from your current organisation, it’s a good idea to have a think about what an ideal role would look like for you and where you’re most likely to find it.
  • You’d be forgiven for thinking that the name “Business Intelligence Analyst” pretty much describes the entirety of the role. Yet there are a multitude of diverse activities that sit behind this seemingly innocuous job title.
  • In terms of building your skills base for a career in data analytics, a degree in a related field is certainly useful, but not essential. We look at some qualification routes that you can follow to build up your skills and what you can expect to learn on your journey.
  • With the growing importance of data science there has been a corresponding expansion in both the hard and soft skills expected of Data Scientists. We've prepared some structure to help you get ready for your interview more systematically and comprehensively.
  • Can you switch things up professionally and move from accounting or risk management to data analytics? The short answer is yes, but there are some questions to ask yourself as part of your planning process.
  • Working in Data Analytics can be a varied and interesting career. We look at what a typical day in the life of a Data Analyst could involve.
  • We look at what questions to ask at your Data Science interview that would help you ascertain whether this role and this company is the right fit for you.
  • Whether starting out in the field or considering a lateral move, working at one of the Big Four could be the right fit for your Analytics career.
  • The analytics field is one guaranteed to look different from sector to sector. And, the scope of role within these sectors sees the work of analytics novices a far cry from those sitting at the board table.
  • The term ‘analyst’ is rarely a job title seen alone. Thought the names may be similar, these common Analyst jobs have some key differences.