IT Apprentice - Data Analyst Apprenticeship

CCS Media Ltd
Old Birdholme House, Derby Road, Chesterfield, S40 2EX
£346.15 per week
22 Apr 2021
08 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
CCS Media is a lively, dynamic and exciting place to work, with great career opportunities for candidates who share a passion for technology, service excellence and success. Whether you come from an IT background or not, there are great opportunities to develop your career and to help you achieve your full potential.

The business has been owned by the same person for nearly 40 years and there is a family feel about it. Staff turnover is low, so people obviously enjoy working there.

The Company have great rewards schemes in place including Christmas and New Year off, a Summer Ball and annual staff competition. The Company sell over 1million types of products, from paper to servers.

Initially home based, there will be the opportunity to work from the office via a desk booking system.

This role will be focused on running and analysing daily reports, so you will need to be proficient in Excel to an advanced level.

These will include:
  • Products sold
  • Margin analysis
  • Identifying sales gaps for the Account Managers
  • Updating data
  • Low margin deals

The primary role of a Data Analyst is to collect, organise and study data to provide business insight. Data analysts are typically involved with managing, cleansing, abstracting and aggregating data, and conducting a range of analytical studies on that data. They work across a variety of projects, providing technical data solutions to a range of stakeholders/customers issues. They document and report the results of data analysis activities making recommendations to improve business performance. They have a good understanding of data structures, database systems and procedures and the range of analytical tools used to undertake a range of different types of analyses.

CCS have their own bespoke CRM system and you will learn how to use this as part of your training.

CCS Media's Apprenticeship scheme is growing. They currently have 72 and plans to expand this later in the year, so you will be well looked after.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good analytical skills
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work independently and to follow instructions
  • Proficient in Excel to advanced level

Personal qualities

  • Results focused
  • Able to juggle priorities
  • Interest in IT and data

Desired qualifications

'A' Level maths preferred or a Grade A*/A (9-7)GCSE in maths GCSE grade A*-C (9-4) in English.

Future prospects

This is a fixed term contract for the duration of the apprenticeship.

There will be the opportunity for a permanent contract on completion and a long term career plan.

Wage increase on qualification.

Things to consider

Do you have somewhere suitable to work from home? Have you considered the reality of working at home?

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