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Data analysis is the process by which analysts clean, transform and model data to make information useful to a particular industry. Advanced analysts often use mathematics, pattern recognition software and statistical algorithms to extract actionable knowledge from raw data. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, data analysts process data for small businesses, enterprises and professionals.

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Data Analytics oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.76.

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Ketsia Poteau

Ketsia Poteau

Email Marketing

France - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3

To obtain freelance positions in the email/internet marketing field. I have over 7 years of email and internet marketing experience including copywriting, web analytics, and basic sequel query functions. I managed over 20 weekly email campaigns, performed in-depth reviews to increase not only audience size but pageviews as well. I am also fluent in French.

$38.89 /hr
4,650 hours
5.00
Philipp Schapotschnikow

Philipp Schapotschnikow

Applied mathematician and algorithmic software dev...

Germany - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

Born in Odessa 1982, he graduated in Mathematics in 2006 from the Technical University in Munich (Germany). Afterwards, he completed PhD in Computation Materials Science at the Delft University of Technology (Netherlands) in 2010, and worked as Scientific Programmer in the field of combustion modelling. He has gathered experience from a large number of projects covering such topics as artificial intelligence and machine learning; computer vision; data modeling; inverse problems; conducting polymers; nanomaterials; fuel cells; fatigue failure prediction; combustion modelling. He is (co)author of 12 heavily cited scientific publications.

$100.00 /hr
37 hours
5.00
Jovan Pehcevski

Jovan Pehcevski

Researcher, Academic/technical writer, Data and In...

Macedonia - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

As a PhD in Computer Science, I am an experienced researcher, academic writer and data and information scientist. Over the last 12 years I have gathered an extensive experience in practising and teaching the following computer science concepts: information retrieval, data mining, machine learning, database management systems using MySQL and Oracle, native XML databases using XML, DOM and SAX, web development techniques using (X)HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL, deploying web services and service oriented architectures, and tuning Apache web server for performance, security and caching. My core competency lies in academic research, data and information science, as well as writing, proofreading and editing of research papers and thesis of all academic levels. I am seeking opportunities to offer my rich professional and academic experience for the strategic growth and developmental needs of your business. My core research interests and strengths are as follows: - Focused information retrieval - Evaluation of focused and content-oriented XML retrieval - Entity retrieval and knowledge discovery - Data mining and big data analytics - Business intelligence and predictive analytics - Time-series data forecasting - Recommendation algorithms for social/news networking sites - Native XML databases, NoSQL and relational database systems - Web servers and web technologies - Web database applications and Internet programming - Web and enterprise security

$66.67 /hr
1,586 hours
5.00
Nancy J. Wilde, PhD

Nancy J. Wilde, PhD

Experienced Researcher, Statistician and Academic...

Canada - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

I am a well educated academic researcher with extensive experience in all aspects of the research process. I am particularly skilled in statistical analysis and research methodology. I would be ideally suited to positions requiring quantitative data analyses / interpretation, study design and methodology, survey research, literature and data review, or academic writing / editing. I am extremely proficient with SPSS and highly skilled with Minitab and Excel. I have some experience with other statistical applications including: AMOS, CMA, G*Power, GraphPad, IRT software (SSI), PASS, R (including RStudio and R Integration for SPSS) SAS, Stata, Statistica, XLSTAT, among others. Please inquire about currently held licenses if you require analyses using specialized software. I am very familiar with APA style writing and referencing and have also prepared documents in other style formats (e.g., AMA, MLA, IEEE). My PhD is in psychology (clinical neuropsychology) and my background is in the social and medical/health sciences. I have consulted on work in diverse topic areas and have found my statistical and research skills to be exceedingly transferable.

$55.56 /hr
2,525 hours
4.99
Andrew P.

Andrew P.

Data Scientist | Software developer | LaTeX expert

Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

Project-oriented technician in a few fields of expertise: * data analysis: various data processing using few programming languages - Python, R, Wolfram Mathematica, Matlab; * typesetter: bibliography support, complex imagery, complex, multi-line equations and interprocessing data in both LaTeX and MS Word; * software developing: desktop software developing and a distinct programms to get and operate on different data; science software to model asorted physics and math models. Experienced for a 5+ years in all fields. 1+ years of public work on oDesk.

$100.00 /hr
88 hours
4.85
Ardit Sulce

Ardit Sulce

GIS Expert

Germany - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

GIS, Cartography, Remote Sensing, Python, and Technical Writing are the areas I provide services for. I have completed around 20 projects here in oDesk, all with success. Most of them concerned with GIS. Others dealt with technical writing, Python, remote sensing and cartography. Glad to say I am qualified in both GIS and Geodesy at university graduate level, able to crack your spatial problems. In total, I have eight years of experience working in my fields of expertise. Feel free to contact me and explain the problem you want to tackle!

$28.00 /hr
481 hours
4.93
Ariel Humphrey

Ariel Humphrey

French-American IT/Internet Contract & Environment...

United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 5

Ariel Humphrey is a French-American licensed IT/Internet Contract and Environmental Law Attorney ranked "Number 1" amongst all of the top Odesk Attorneys. My activity is mainly aimed at helping start-up companies/businesses to be perfectly managed from a Legal and contractual perspective. 1) My goals are to develop several activities on oDesk including the drafting, editing, review, creation or translation of sophisticated Contracts/Agreements in the field of Business law in general (corporate and banking agreements including shareholders' agreements or revolving line of credit agreements for instance) and also specifically in the sector of Internet Business Law (including SEO/CRO service agreements and/or website design & development agreements and/or terms of services (TOS) and privacy policies for websites), of IT Law (including software development agreements or software license agreements or end-user license agreements (EULA)), of Sports/Entertainment/Art/Music (including graphic design agreements or music license agreements or Sponsorship Agreements) whether it be in French, in English or in both languages (bilingual contracts). I do have a very large database of contracts and agreements (templates) including all kinds of agreements related to the matters mentioned above and to business law in general. You will benefit from my legal know-how and database, given that I can adapt all of my contracts to your particular situation and needs so that we come up with a tailor-made contract solution for You. 2) I am a French Licensed attorney and I can assist you and address your needs related to French Law, international contract law (including but not limited to Australian Law, Canadian Law, U.S. Law etc.). I am a French corporate attorney which means that I am an expert in French Corporate law having practiced in different Paris-based prestigious law firms (including Eversheds, Vaughan Avocats). 3) I am a US citizen and a French Native citizen (European Citizen). I am perfectly bilingual with high level writing and analytical skills that I would like you to benefit from should you need my services when French and/or English language(s) are involved. With such writing, linguistic and analytical skills I am used to writing/drafting/reviewing/editing/proofreading Legal or Business documents of all kinds related to or about any subject that falls within my strong, all-around and broad General Technical and legal culture/knowledge/know-how/Experience). I also have a large experience as a business and legal translator. 4) In addition to my solid experience as a business attorney throughout Europe as you can see on my resume which you will find below, I worked as a legal Consultant in India in 2011 for the Legal Process Outsourcing Company Quislex Inc.; I also worked in 2008 in Louisiana and in San Diego, California in 2010 : in other words, I have a large international wingspan when it comes to work. I remain at your service no matter what :-) ! You can find me on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/arielhumphrey Ariel Humphrey

$95.00 /hr
2,119 hours
4.98
Heather Cristion Wilson

Heather Cristion Wilson

FileMaker Developer and Data Quality Analyst

United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

FileMaker Developer with over 10 years experience designing, modifying, and upgrading databases in FileMaker Pro versions 7-13 for use in a variety of industries including but not limited to publishing, marketing, marine management, and aircraft repair. Experience working in large, complicated databases, including legacy systems. Detail-oriented and big picture-focused. My FileMaker development skills include scripting, custom functions, report writing, and layout design. I use a clean aesthetic in my development, so layouts are easy to use and look at. I enjoy developing systems that users are happy to work with, and I do that by focusing on how my clients work and what their needs are.

$30.00 /hr
769 hours
4.94
Christine H.

Christine H.

Development Expert: Funding and Evaluation

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

Owner of E.B. Howard Consulting. I am an independent consultant that provides grant preparation and evaluation for organizations. I have 10 years of experience in the development of program resources, grant proposal development, designing evidence-based programming and activities, monitoring the implementation of those programs, evaluation, and providing feedback for continuous program improvement. As an experienced evaluator, I have extensive experience in advising and working with a variety of technical-focused projects that involve applying operational research theory and methodology; developing logic models; and projects that require applying knowledge of qualitative/quantitative analysis. I have worked with a variety of clients that include school districts (LEA), higher education institutions (HEI), community-based organizations (CBO), nonprofits, and start-up business entities. Specific services include, but are not limited to • Business plan development, • Evaluation, • Grant funding research, • Grant proposals development, • Grant reporting, • Operational efficiencies advisement, • Policy & procedure development, • Proposal review & copy editing, • RFP response development, and • Strategic planning. PLEASE NOTE: 1. Funding/Grant Applications with a final deliverable within seven (7) days will be bid at a higher rate. 2. Before accepting your project opportunity, I require a 15-minute conversation about the specifics of your project. This is a chance for both of us to ask and answer any questions we might have about your project. 3. I require a signed contract with specific deliverables and deadlines in addition to oDesk. This helps me organize my projects and priorities. 4. I rarely accept opportunities requiring less than a 48-hour turnaround. Unless it is editing or content analysis. 5. Upon request, I am happy to provide you a specific list of my funding & project experience and/or references.

$61.11 /hr
474 hours
4.97
Chris Sherwin

Chris Sherwin

Experienced professional writer in Animal Science

United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

I am a biologist (Ph.D.). I have been writing, researching and teaching at university level (mainly veterinary students) for almost 25 years. I thoroughly enjoy research and writing about a wide range of animal subjects. My writing strengths include Animal Husbandry, Animal Behaviour, Animal Physiology, Animal Production and Animal Welfare. I have written many scientific articles (60+) in peer-reviewed, international science journals. I have also written many book chapters, encyclopaedia articles, web-sites, newspaper articles and lay articles. I have access to University-level search engines, so I am able to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information on topics. My long career of professional writing means I have developed impeccable writing, grammar, spelling, punctuation and proof-reading skills. I am able to work to tight deadlines, adhere to your formatting requirements and provide appropriate references or bibliographies for articles when required. A .pdf sample of my work is available on-line at http://www.all-souls.ox.ac.uk/users/heyesc/Celia%27s%20pdfs/2002sociallearn.pdf Other samples of my writing are available - please contact me if you wish to see these. I also use many images for my lectures and presentations, and pride myself on choosing the most appropriate, informative and engaging images, if these are required for your work. I hope to hear from you soon. Chris

$27.78 /hr
11 hours
4.94