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I have completed my BCA degree and interested in the field of Data analyst want to build my career in this field want details about this. Will you tell what the work of Data analyst post and tell me list of what types of companies I can join for building career in the field of Data analyst?
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Old March 19th, 2016, 07:37 PM
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Data analyst work is to collect numerical information and present results. Usually this would be in the form of graphs and charts. It would also be in diagrams, tables and reports.

To become a data analyst, you typically need at least an undergraduate degree in a field such as accounting, statistics, mathematics, computer science or business

Data Analyst Job Duties

Cull data through advanced computerized models
Remove erroneous data
Perform initial analysis to assess the quality of the data
Perform further analysis to determine the meaning of the data
Perform final analysis to provide additional data screening
Extrapolate data patterns from computer model
Prepare reports based on analysis and present to management

Companies that hire Data Analysts include:

Construction companies
Utility companies
Oil, gas and mining companies
Hospitals and health care organizations
Colleges and universities
Federal, provincial/state and municipal government departments
Transportation companies
Telecommunications companies
Insurance, finance and banking organizations
Management consulting companies
Manufacturing companies

Skills and Traits Needed to Become a Data Analyst:

Enjoy working with numbers, data and statistics
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Skilled in data visualization and reporting software
Proficiency with SQL (structured query language) programming
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Coding and programming abilities
Enjoy exploring stories and explanations that data may reveal
Enjoy providing recommendations to decision makers
Do not require a lot of social interaction during the day
Have an analytical mind and enjoy problem solving
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