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Xianqing Shao

Xianqing Shao

Data Analyst



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Introduction to SQL

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Data Analyst

Statistical wizard, casting spells of significance on data experiments.

My Work

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R- Visualizing COVID-19


PBI Track - DAX Functions in Power BI - 4_3 Rank - DAX Question


Project International Student Education

DataCamp Course Completion

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My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

Thomson Reuters | Sep 2022 - Present

Data Analyst

• Managing datasets with in-depth knowledge in primary market research, data management, and data analysis, managed datasets and facilitated over 50 million monthly users on the web, mobile and set-top-boxes. • Proficient in using business intelligence software such as Power BI, R, and Q; designed, populated, and published more than 40 visually optimized dashboards that deliver intuitive and insightful information. • Skilled in managing workflow to meet broader project timelines, effectively supervised Junior Researchers and prepared charts and editorial commentary for over 30 qualitative contents.
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Consulting by Kantar | Sep 2021 - Sep 2022


· Analysed market research and external data to identify, interpret, and translate into actionable strategies and marketing implications for clients (ie, brand strategy/positioning, consumer segmentation, strategy, and innovation). · Worked on multiple, concurrent B2B & B2C projects and assisted with project delivery, developing high-quality client contents, business planning and storytelling. · Assisted in presenting insights, implications, and recommendations to world- leading businesses.

Department of Education, University of Oxford | Mar 2021 - May 2021

Research Assistant

• Quantified survey data for a LiFT project, which focuses on developing and evaluating a digital tool to support parent-child conversation at homes through experimental studies and randomised control trials. • Conduct analyses using different techniques (e.g., linear mixed effect model, ANOVA, explanatory factor analysis, multiple regression, correlations, etc) • Showed strong analytical and quantitative skills, successfully coded and interpreted insights with data analysis tools (e.g. SPSS, R, NVivo). Reported organised findings in a weekly manner. • Proficiency in oral and written communication, particularly the ability to hold research-based discussions with the research officer, with a solid understanding of statistical concepts.

The Mentor Ring | Dec 2018 - Mar 2019

Qualitative Analyst

• Synthesised and excavated qualitative human resources data, using Excel and SPSS for conducting visual diagrams and highlighting findings. Deliveried plans of improved organisation efficiency to interested parties and stakeholders. • Responded to charity's strategic development, including liaising with community leads, attending and coordinating charity events and activities, and collating public information.

Office for National Statistics | Nov 2018 - Mar 2019

Quantitative Analyst

• Produced statistics, reviewed existing research evidence, created a gravity model to analyse the UK food market and provided an overview of key economic statistics. • Took a structured and logical approach to interpret information, conducted analyses (e.g., longitudinal) using programme software R to identify patterns and reach robust conclusions. • Took leadership in team building in the teamwork tasks, set up a digital channel for the team to maximise communication and engagement.

My Education

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Master’s Degree, Research Design & Methodology (Education)University of Oxford | 2021
Bachelor of Science - BS, Social Science - EducationCardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd | 2020
Other, Research Methodology and Quantitative MethodsThe London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) | 2019
Bachelor of Science - BS, Mathematics, Operational Research and StatisticsCardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd | 2017

About Me

Xianqing Shao

I bring my knowledge into multi-disciplinary projects that aim to draw out comprehensive trends and collective business intelligence.

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