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|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by pasroland: 10:37am On Aug 19, 2017|
hitman2911:. I want to learn STATA in lagos, Can you Help?
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by femynho(m): 10:38am On Aug 19, 2017|
Being a Data Analyst in order to make a living doesn't worth the ride but developing long time career path will enable you achieve your goal. By just making a living from this field will only limit your knowledge (restricted to making a living) but building a career path in this field will motivate you to put in your all. What I am saying is that: Data analyst as an educator isn't enough, you will need to expand to other fields like Management, Marketing, Finance, Economics and other related field of interest.
Will expanding to other fields ruin your primary objective?
The answer is NO.
Expanding your horizon does not mean you will be deviated from the primary objective which is being a Data Analyst. There are areas within the aforemention fields that require data presentation, analysis and interpretation. SPSS, Eviews, EXCEL, STATA, etc. combined with Report, Proposal, Thesis and Executive Summary writing will definitely 'buy' you a living.
This could be achieved one step at a time, that is, have your focus on a particular area as a starting, build and deeply absorb yourself in it. Then, associate with the right people (management, HODs, Lecturers, staffs, Researchers, Analysts, employees, students, etc.) who can lead you to where your customer base can be found. Ensure you carry out some PERSONAL problem-solving research ranging from academic institution to organization and society at large. As a result, you will be building your own 'library' (knowledge and experience in a specific field) and to show-case what you have done (as a means of conviction and proof).
With this little piece and others view and opinions, as an Analyst or Analyst-to-be, filter out reliable and accurate information from this thread and you are good to go.
Though this might not be the best but dont relent in search for knowledge.
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|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by heybeemoney(m): 10:41am On Aug 19, 2017|
EastGold:wow, this is lovely brother... can u pm me? I want to know more about Uniabuja environment for data analysis pls
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by heybeemoney(m): 10:47am On Aug 19, 2017|
Emeritus001:wow, my powerful emeritus of our time.... no one can stop you bro.
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by OMOTOWO(m): 10:54am On Aug 19, 2017|
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by peacettw(f): 10:57am On Aug 19, 2017|
Kk then. But parametric and non-parametric data should play some role. Knowing when to convert numerical to categorical to get maximum results also matters. Oh well, I am sure you mean well.
Thinking of going into learning R programming and Python as well.
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by lonelydora: 11:35am On Aug 19, 2017|
If you know how much my company Data Analyst earn, you won't be asking this question
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by otabuko(m): 11:39am On Aug 19, 2017|
peacettw:most of our statistics are parametric in nature. Since they always seeks to differentiate between or among groups.
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by Fingerprinter(m): 11:41am On Aug 19, 2017|
funimages:Learn it and head over to fiverr or upwork and start earning big bucks
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by Amalision: 11:57am On Aug 19, 2017|
[Why not, I have been into it since when I was in my final year, now still in after graduating, I'm grounded in SPSS and Eviews combined with Thesis writing for MSC, MSC, PHD. I also write journals for publication and paper for presentation. I love doing research...I need someone to partner with to expand d biz. My area of concentration is Management science and Education and some part of Social science...... Emeritus Research Institute....08100241231
what is your location. I am good in research and grounded in the use of SPSS, Eviews, Gretl etc. for data analysis on PhD dissertation. I have scholarly articles available in google scholar.
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by peacettw(f): 1:00pm On Aug 19, 2017|
Erm, that's not completely correct. Hence the need to check whether it is parametric and if not either use statistical tests for non-parametric data or log transform it
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by otabuko(m): 2:13pm On Aug 19, 2017|
peacettw:Sebi you bad like this for Stat. What about a p.m from you? Waiting. Cheers.
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by Nobody: 2:20pm On Aug 19, 2017|
Try Geographic information system too
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by DrGoodmanFather: 2:34pm On Aug 19, 2017|
Chairman. You need to know more than SPSS.
Data Analyst does not only work in Research environment, they are needed in all environments and the job is the future.
Here in the US, you must know Python or R. Know Excel.
Also, you master one or two software like Power Bi , Tableau and you are guaranteed $75k plus a year.
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by Capitabrain(m): 3:22pm On Aug 19, 2017|
I am interested in data science/analysis. Just conclude Bsc Mathematics/Economics and no job. I have been taking some free online courses at bigdatauniversity.com that i feel might help to get some basic knowledge of the field. I can be an intern or apprentice or whatever name it is called "trainee", under anybody or organization. I am open to advice or callup.
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by donestk(m): 3:29pm On Aug 19, 2017|
Get the best of research in www.datavillegroup.com
That's where I got trained including field experience in the northeast Nigeria and monthly stipend for the duration of 3 months.
They got bunch of professionals in their team!
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by joecrack(m): 3:36pm On Aug 19, 2017|
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by Capitabrain(m): 4:05pm On Aug 19, 2017|
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by pepereina: 4:05pm On Aug 19, 2017|
funimages:I want to learn too. Any around Akure and its environs?
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by joecrack(m): 4:18pm On Aug 19, 2017|
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|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by supereagle(m): 4:32pm On Aug 19, 2017|
If you package yourself well with integrity of service, trying to add value to your customers, you will fly.
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by Oluwapresley(m): 5:29pm On Aug 19, 2017|
Xup, bro? contact, please.
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by Nobody: 6:38pm On Aug 19, 2017|
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by Capitabrain(m): 7:49pm On Aug 19, 2017|
Thanks bro, tried sending u msg wit nairaland pm but its not going through
My mail is email@example.com i will send my contact to you once i get response from thanks.
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by Tobbey(m): 8:55pm On Aug 19, 2017|
STATA is the least.. Add E-Views to it
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by Sylver247: 9:14pm On Aug 19, 2017|
Where is your location
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by zicoy6k: 10:48pm On Aug 19, 2017|
This is not true. You have to make sure the necessary assumptions (e.g distributional assumptions) are met before you decide which statistical tool to use.
@op While SPSS can fetch you good money, you can make much more if you learn R and SAS. SAS is not free but you can download the University Edition which is more than enough for learning and carrying out common analyses. If you studied statistics or a related course and want to be a good statistician and not just a data analyst, then I will advise you learn R, SAS, STATA and SPSS. Once you are good in these, others like MINITAB, EVIEWS, STATISTICA, MATLAB will be very easy to use. Your statistics, however, must be very solid. You will make a lot of money on fiverr if you know how to use R and SAS.
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by olayinkajnr(m): 5:40am On Aug 20, 2017|
Did you see my reply to your pm?
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by olayinkajnr(m): 5:42am On Aug 20, 2017|
So true. I know how use SPSS, MINITAB and R very well. I believe if I handle STATA,SAS and the rest, it won't be difficult to use.
To think that i learnt all these myself.
|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by neighy(m): 6:36am On Aug 20, 2017|
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|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by neighy(m): 6:58am On Aug 20, 2017|
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|Re: Can I Make A Living Out Of Data Analysis by FunnyDude: 7:58am On Aug 20, 2017|
I'm a BSc holder in Statistics, while in school I'm respected and also earn some income too especially for final year student in Education, vet medicine, Agriculture dept, pharmacy etc... As at then you'll see Older men and women begging me to teach them Statistics work, analyze for them... Truth is Data Analysis is cool and it will continue because the field is not saturated due to its rumour. Atimes you earn up to 20k in less than a day when you have a rich clients.. Truth is for you to enjoy to data analysis you have to know your onions.
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