Data Analyst Apprentice

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Recruiter
Somerset County Council
Location
Taunton
Salary
£15,375.00 annual salary
Posted
16 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Ref
VAC001230306
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
July
Duration
Permanent
We are looking for Data Analysts to join our busy Business Intelligence Team. You'll gain hands on experience of using information and data to support the delivery of Council services and improve the outcomes for local people.

We are looking for Data Analysts to join our busy Business Intelligence Team.You'll gain experience of using information and data to support the delivery of Council services and improve the outcomes for local people.

On the job training from our supportive team will aid you in becoming an EMC Data Science Associate.

If this sounds like a good match for you we'd love to hear from you!

Apprentices will join our busy Business Intelligence Team which supports the delivery of Council Services throught the provision of data analysis, intelligence and insight. Apprentices will gain knowledge and experience of data analysis tools and techniques using a range of databases and reporting systems. Regular tasks and roles would include

  • Ensuring accurate collection and collation of datasets from a range of sources
  • Gain an understanding of data structures, data systems and reporting tools and techniques
  • Use a range of techniques to analyse and interprete data with a view of turning data into information in to intelligence in to insight and thus drive improve services and outcomes
  • Performance database queries across multiple platforms
  • Assist in the production of a range of routine and adhoc reports. These reports are required by a wide range of audiences and as such will call on the use of varying tools and techniques for data presentation and visualisation
  • Gain an understanding of data quality and sharing principles
  • Develop a knowledge of how large and complex organisations can use data and information to improve the way they operate and achieve better outcomes for their “clients”
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • An aptitude for mathematics
  • Good IT skills: word processing, spreadsheet, email and internet and ability to learn new software
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work with a high level of accuracy
Personal qualities
  • The ability to learn and apply new software
  • Experience or interest in learning how to write code
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • High levels of personal motivation
  • Able to be flexible and deal with varying tasks
Qualifications required

Having attained, or working towards a level 3 qualification (e.g. A levels or equivalent, Level 3 Apprenticeship, etc.)

Future prospects Opportunities will be discussed on an on-going basis

Things to consider The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates