How We Work

Building long standing relationships with top Data Analytical candidates is fundamental to our success.

MSA Data Analytics operates a targeted approach to recruitment and prides itself on having in-depth knowledge of data driven market sectors. We present & deliver the right opportunity in line with your expertise, experience and technical capabilities.

Our client portfolio ranges from SME’s to international blue chips and everything in-between, allowing us to provide a range of opportunities within the field of Data Analytics & Business Intelligence. Our aim is to keep things simple, our honest approach ensures our we match your requirements to the needs of our clients.

Our service offering and advice to candidates includes:

  • CV Support; offering expert assistance to candidates on how to structure CV to maximise application response
  • Market guidance; an honest appraisal of the current data analytics recruitment landscape covering niche skills, salary levels, market demand and vacancy trends
  • Interview Preparation; support with interview advice, possible scenario’s, example questions and general best practice
  • Aptitude testing support; information on any testing procedures as part of the interview process
  • Interview logistics; parking on site? we'll reserve a space for you. Need to get the train? we'll check the times...
  • Post Interview & placement support; regular post interview and placement sessions
  • Relocation advice; areas to live / local estate agents

Our approach is highly transparent, consultative and above all honest – these values are fundamental to our successful client relationships.

What we do

We offer tailored recruitment solutions covering vacancies at all levels of seniority within our vertical markets.

  • Coverage; delivery capability covers permanent resourcing, contract resourcing, executive search, contingency and graduate recruitment
  • Compliance; professional integrity, industry best practice, data protection, legal compliance. We are full corporate members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)
  • Sectors; Focusing on specific disciplines ensures an in-depth technical appreciation of job specifications and thorough understanding of candidate market conditions
  • Consistent voice; Our business model ensures you have the same point of contact throughout the full recruitment lifecycle

Candidate attraction

Our candidate pool is dedicated to the core markets we cover, developed from having a consistent presence in these sectors. Our search activities include;

  • CRM; In-house CRM with cutting edge search functionality; skills, experience, qualifications, availability, salary, location, industry sector - passive & active candidates
  • Advertising; Comprehensive reach covering multiple industry specific job boards and sector specific publications
  • CV databases; Real time access to 4 dedicated CV libraries relevant our vertical markets providing access to newly registered applicants
  • Time & materials networking; Targeted approach to find specialist’s skills not generally available on the open candidate market or when a confidential search is required
  • Referrals; Incentivise existing candidates to refer talent within their personal network
  • Graduate Resourcing; Constant focus on finding tomorrow Analytics and Acoustic professionals, partnering some of the UK’s leading Universities in these fields, allowing us to engage with up and coming graduate talent

Service offerings

Support throughout the recruitment lifecycle and thereafter;

  • Sector Intelligence; Market appraisal & salary benchmarking, job specification assistance
  • Face/Face consultation; before, during & after placement
  • Rigorous candidate qualification; skills, experience, qualifications, career and job search motivations, interpersonal skills, work eligibility, availability, salary
  • Candidate summary documents; Detailed pre-interview candidate information, ensuring a relevant fit. Tailored working examples provided where required.
  • Interview assistance; On-site interview support from MSA consultants, facilitation with assessment days
  • Candidate engagement; Post interview candidate feedback documentation, provides valuable feedback on suitability
  • Background screening; Full 360 referencing, UK work eligibility checks
  • Progress reports; updates on search results, consultative feedback & recommendations
  • Post placement; support with on-boarding and progress updates

Our markets demonstrate a healthy need for interim staffing.

In today’s demanding business environment our clients are opting to hire contract professionals to provide project support or cover spikes in work load. From a candidate perspective, the variety and flexibility on offer makes the contract market an attractive proposition to many Data Analytics & Acoustic professionals. We have extensive experience in running an established contractor portfolio;

Our contractors will;

  • Receive advice and ongoing support should they be new to the contract market
  • Work with ourselves and accredited partners to assist in all aspects contract litigation, including limited company obligations, umbrella options and IR35 compliance
  • Benefit from our relationship with the REC providing access to a series of contract worker schedules and other contract worker information
  • Be paid on time benefitting from our robust in-house payroll system
  • Receive regular onsite visits from MSA ensuring a strong working relationship

Our clients will;

  • Receive a quick response to a contract request with access to ‘available’ and fully referenced candidate shortlists
  • Benefit from support in setting up contract schedules and associated legal requirements to ensure legal compliance
  • Take advantage of a simplistic timesheet approval process to track contractor work schedules
  • Have assurance that contractors will be paid on time
  • Receive regular progress updates to ensure retention against schedule
  • Benefit from satisfied contractors


Do have a critical project that requires immediate resource, or need cover for a long term absence?

Contact our contract desk to discuss contract solutions and candidate availability; +44 (0)121 752 5100

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