Data Analyst Apprentice

University Of Exeter
£275.00 per week
08 Mar 2018
20 Mar 2018
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Weekly wage £275.00

  • Working week 36.5 (mon - fri) shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 36.50

  • Apprenticeship duration 24 months

  • Possible start date 16 Apr 2018

  • Date posted 08 Mar 2018

  • Distance 148.9 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC091072951

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills

    The successful apprentice will be or have:

    Numerate and confident in analysis, interpretation and presentation of information

    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to build relationships to nurture a collaborative environment.

    Self-driven and highly motivated

    Ability to work individually, and as part of a team

    A creative and innovative approach to problem-solving, overcoming barriers to deliver successfully.

    Willingness to learn, and put into practice, new technical skills

    A positive, can do, attitude

    Personal qualities


    Numerateandconfident in the analysis and interpretation of data.

    Good oral, written communication and interpersonal skills.

    Excellent attention to detail but with the ability to draw the overall picture.

    Excellent IT skills in particular Microsoft Excel.

    A creative, innovative and pragmatic approach to problem-solving.

    Logical and organised approach to work whilst retaining flexibility to address changing priorities, manage a complex workload effectively.

    Able to work with uncertain and incomplete information, identifying gaps and how to fill them.

    Ability to assimilate large amounts of information from a wide variety of sources.

    Knowledge & Experience


    Experience of working with performance information, statistical analysis, management information or data collection.

    Able to communicate clearly through a variety of media to audiences with differing levels of understanding.

    Proven ability to work effectively as a member of a team as well as to work as an individual.


    Awareness of the higher education environment.

    Knowledge of statistics and the ability to explain concepts and data to users at all levels of experience.

    Knowledge of use of data warehousing and data modelling.

    Knowledge of BI concepts and tools.

    Experience of SQL or other database coding language.

    Experience of SPSS or other statistical programme.

    Experience of R, Python or other programming language.


    Showing initiative and having an innovative and flexible approach with a pro-active can-do attitude with a willingness to take on new tasks and projects and work within a fluid environment.

    Personal and professional credibility and demeanour which inspires confidence in others.

    Desired qualifications


    • A minimum of 5 GCSEs grades A* - C (9-4) or equivalent, including English and Maths at grade B (6) or above
    • A-Levels/BTEC National Diploma or equivalent


    • A first degree or equivalent professional qualification or knowledge/experience.
    Future prospects

    On successful completion of your apprenticeship there may be opportunities to take up a permanent role at the University. As your career develops, you may wish to continue your studies and enrol on a higher or degree level apprenticeship or you may choose to progress to full-time University study. Further studies could take you to University level training such as an FdSc or BSc.

    Things to consider

    Generous pay- As you learn and develop on the apprentice scheme, youll be taking home a salary which has the potential to grow as you gain more experience (depending on the duration of your apprenticeship scheme). Grade D Apprentice salary starts on 14,288 per year (7.53) per hour for the first year rising to 18,890 (9.95 per hour) in the second year at our 2017/18 rates).Working week: 36.5 hours per week, Monday to FridayThe working week is inclusive of one day with the training provider.Other benefits of working with us Holidays - You will be given a generous holiday allowance of 39 days (28 discretionary, 8 bank holidays and 3 closure days). Discounts - You will automatically become a member of the Staff Association ( where you will be entitled to a great range of discounts, and have access to events and activities. Sports - The University of Exeter also boasts fantastic sports and leisure facilities.See our website for all other benefits

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