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Data Analyst Insight Apprentice

Kingston-Upon-Thames Council
Guildhall 2, High Street, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1EU
£20,367.00 annually
Closing date
12 Aug 2021

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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Job Details

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Data Analyst Insight Apprentice with The Royal Borough of Kingston-Upon-Thames Council. The role of the Insight Apprentice, with training, is to collect, organise and study data to provide business insight. The apprentice will support the team by carrying out technical tasks that will aid them to change data into insight, enabling the Council to make evidence led decisions, assist with statutory returns to government, needs assessments and provide accessible statistics via the Kingston Data website.

Job Description:

The Insight & Data Team provides an information and data analytics function for the whole Council. Their local authority is passionate about evidence led service design and transformation and the team has a key role to play in that. The range of services accessing the team ensures that they have a varied, stimulating portfolio of projects. This will provide an ideal opportunity for an apprentice to work with a wide range of data and platforms across projects with different analytical needs.

The team performs a variety of tasks including specialist statutory functions for Adult Social Care, Children's Services, Public Health and Community Safety. They also provide demographic and open data via the Kingston Data website, and data insight via needs assessments, data analysis, interpretation and visualisation.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Collect, download, organise and study data to provide business insight
  • Data admin tasks in relation to the team projects including data cleansing, formatting, linking and uploading to a variety of databases
  • Assist the team's analysts across a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, dashboards, presentations, needs assessments, data returns, analytical reports and performance reporting
  • Working with colleagues across the Council and in partner organisations to collect data and understand their data needs
  • Creating data reports from both internal databases and publicly available data. This would include running database queries using scripted query languages
  • Analysing data in a variety of ways including basic statistical analysis to identify trends and patterns and assist in the creation of visualisations such as dashboards and presentations
  • Preparing and giving input into insight reports
  • Investigating data requests
  • Uploading data to the Kingston Data Website and assisting in its development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Commitment to develop excellent IT skills on a variety of systems and analytic tools
  • Data interpretation and presentation
  • Ability to work independently, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Agility and adaptability
  • Efficient communication - written and verbal

Personal qualities

  • Good teamwork and collaboration
  • Positive & enthusiastic
  • Committed to the work of the team & council
  • Striving for continual improvement & development - both individual and for the team
  • Thrives when working on a variety of tasks
  • Inquiring and forward looking
  • Demonstrate a commitment to studying towards and achieving a full apprenticeship
  • Demonstrate punctuality

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including English Language and maths.

Future prospects

The Estio Training programme gives people the opportunity to get experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):
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