Job Summary
  • Salary
    £230.76 (per week)
    (£12,000 per year)
  • Location
    Kings Cross, London
  • Sector
    Data analyst level 4
  • Duration
    15-18 Months
  • 4 Positions Available
  • Closing Date
    13th November 2017
  • Employer Name
    Informa UK Ltd
  • Distance from academy
    • 1.1 Miles
    • 9 Minutes
  • Address
    London W1T 7AD, United Kingdom

Employer Description

Job Description

Informa’s Knowledge & Networking Division, which operates as KNect365, is the world’s leading facilitator of knowledge sharing and business connections. We connect communities around our leading brands, through year around provision of high quality digital and face to face content, networking and professional development and learning opportunities.

Role Profile 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/customer 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.
Technical Competencies
To be able to undertake the following in line with organisational procedures and under supervision
• Identify, collect and migrate data to/from a range of internal and external systems
• Manipulate and link different data sets as required
• Interpret and apply the organisations data and information security standards, policies and procedures to data management activities
• Collect and compile data from different sources
• Perform database queries across multiple tables to extract data for analysis
• Perform routine statistical analyses and ad-hoc queries
• Use a range of analytical techniques such as data mining, time series forecasting and modelling techniques to identify and predict trends and patterns in data
• Assist production of performance dashboards and reports
• Assist with data quality checking and cleansing
• Apply the tools and techniques for data analysis, data visualisation and presentation
• Assist with the production of a range of ad-hoc and standard data analysis reports
• Summarise and present the results of data analysis to a range of stakeholders making recommendations
• Works with the organisation’s data architecture
Technical Knowledge and Understanding
• The range of data protection and legal issues
• The data life cycle
• The different types of data, including open and public data, administrative data, and research data
• The differences between structured and unstructured data
• The fundamentals of data structures, database system design, implementation and maintenance
• The importance of the domain context for data analytics
• The quality issues that can arise with data and how to avoid and/or resolve these
• The importance of clearly defining customer requirements for data analysis
• The processes and tools used for data integration
• The steps involved in carrying out routine data analysis tasks
• How to use and apply industry standard tools and methods for data analysis

Working Week

Mon – Fri 8.30am until 5:00pm 37.5 hours per week


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths and English (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

  1. • Passionate about problem solving, using analysis and creativity to find a solution
  2. • Fully conversant with standard business desktop applications
  3. • Minimum standard of intermediate for Microsoft Excel
  4. • Ability to initiate and build strong relationships with own teams, across functions and channels

Personal Qualities

  1. • Numerical, analytical and interpretive skills
  2. • Excellent communication and organisation skills, analytical and creative with good attention to detail and problem-solving ability
  3. • Commercial awareness

Future Prospects

Informa offer a clear progression path for all apprentices who demonstrate a desire to develop, achieving the goals set by the business will be lead to a long-term career

  • Apprenticeship Length
    15-18 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location
    Kings Cross


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship (15-18 months) you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in London for 49 days of structured training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 4 – Data Analyst Apprenticeship Standard. The qualifications consist of:
• Knowledge Module 1 – Data Analysis Tools
• Knowledge Module 3 – Data Analysis Concepts
Knowledge Modules are specified by the British Computer Society (BCS)
AS part of this program you will also receive the following qualifications:
• EMC: Data science associate
• BCS Level 4 diploma in Data Analysis Concepts

Qualification Gained

Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4)