Training & Talent,
Reimagined

The new way to build diverse, high performance data teams.

For rganisations

Diverse data talent ready to make an impact

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For ndividuals

Launch or Accelerate your career in data

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Hiring exceptional, diverse data professionals is hard. Don’t let it slow down your investment in data.

The right talent is...

Hard to find & Expensive

The process is...

Full of Risk & Painfully Slow

A new talent pool for all your data talent needs

Our Experience Accelerators are immersive training programmes that recreate the experience of working in high performing teams

Balancing technical skills with hand-on experience
Technical Skills

SQL SQL

Python Python

DBT DBT

Power BI Power BI

Machine Learning Machine Learning

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Real-World, Hands-on Experience
STORYTELLING COMMERCIAL AWARENESS COLLABORATION PRIORITISATION PROFESSIONALISM Management
Our Data Talent
Data Analysts Analytics Engineers Data Scientists Senior Data Analysts Team Managers

We fund the upfront cost of the training to remove the financial barriers and open access to all, regardless of background.

A snapshot of our data talent

BAME
65%
Female
33%
1st in their generation to attend university
55%
Attended a non-fee-paying school
74%
Eligible for free school meals
40%
Career switchers with 2+ years of experience
49%
Neurodiverse
15%

Every applicant goes through a 3 step selection process run by experienced data analysts. We only select those we’d be happy to hire ourselves (<4% of applicants).

Application
Written behavioural test
Interview
We recruit for:
CURIOUS PROBLEM SOLVERS
HUMBLE & WILLING TO LEARN
BRIGHT & AMBITIOUS
COLLABORATIVE
ANALYTICAL ABILITY

Talent solutions to suit your needs

How it works

Step 1: We source talented & ambitious individuals and only select the best
Step 2: We train them over 10 weeks with our Experience Accelerator model
Step 3: Our employers choose how they want to access our exceptional and diverse talent
Step 4: We match our talent with our employers
Full Time Hires

Hire our talented professionals on a full time basis to supercharge your investment in data.

Flexible Workforce

Access the very best of our talent through a pool of data consultants that employers can tap into

Created & delivered by analysts for analysts

James Cotton

James Cotton

Katy Goldwater

Katy Goldwater

Charlotte Richards

Charlotte Richards

Eben Uys

Eben Uys

Steph Wright

Steph Wright

Izzy Weber

Izzy Weber

Employers who trust our talent

Partner with us to access quality and diverse data & analytics talent

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The 10 week data & analytics Experience Accelerator

Module
Acquire (Remote)
Week
01
02
03
04
05
Focus
Intro to analytics
Extract and transform data
Visualise effectively
Code based analytics
Prepare for the real world
Apply (In person)
06
07
08
09
010
Create Value
Be Effective
Develop Stories
Exert influence
Live Brief

Accelerate

Ongoing career and community support

iO-Sphere's Data Professionals

Launch & Accelerate Your Data Career with Us

Here what our Trainees are saying

Mehrnaz Zarafshar

"Amazing coaches, amazing teammates. If you are thinking about starting your journey in data or expanding your current data knowledge, then iO Sphere is the one and only option! This is an honest recommendation of a data girl who went from zero to confident in 10 weeks!"

Mehrnaz Zarafshar
Data Analyst at iO-Sphere
Arwa Gangardiwala

"I am here today to prove the iO Sphere model works. I’ve not only learned the technical skills needed in data analytics, such as Excel, SQL and Power Bi, but I’ve also applied these skills to real life business problems. Most importantly, I now have the confidence and experience to interview as a data analyst."

Arwa Gangardiwala
Data Analyst at iO-Sphere
Cameron Phillips

"I can confidently say that this program has had a profound impact on my professional development - far surpassing everything I learnt in my master’s of data science and analytics - and I highly recommend it to anyone seeking to transition into the world of data."

Cameron Phillips
Data Analyst at iO-Sphere
Nazmie Rahman

"I can't believe the phenomenal amount of skills and experience I have gained in this period of time and I'm super excited to take it further! I recommend this programme to anyone who wants to get into the Data field."

Nazmie Rahman
Data Analyst at iO-Sphere