The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 35 46 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing Analytics 6 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.61% 1.77% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.01% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
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£425 £515 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% +68.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +16.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+42.10% -60.41%
Analytics
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
291 448 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 78.02% 88.19% 63.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 315 73
Average daily rate £413 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analytics across the Bedfordshire region.

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Bedfordshire region.

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 3 £425 -19.81%
Analytics
East of England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Analytics.

1 12 (85.71%) Data Modelling
2 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (57.14%) Customer Analytics
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) CRM
5 6 (42.86%) Data Mining
5 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (35.71%) Data Governance
6 5 (35.71%) Retail
7 4 (28.57%) Quality Management
7 4 (28.57%) Data Management
7 4 (28.57%) Data Transformation
8 3 (21.43%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
8 3 (21.43%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) Information Management
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (21.43%) QA
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
8 3 (21.43%) Reference Data
8 3 (21.43%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) ETL
8 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (21.43%) DTS

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Data Mining
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) OLAP
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) DTS
2 3 (21.43%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modeller
4 3 (21.43%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Data Quality Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) MI Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) MI Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Telephony Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Information Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) CRM Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
2 3 (21.43%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Data Modelling
2 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (57.14%) Customer Analytics
4 6 (42.86%) CRM
5 5 (35.71%) Data Governance
6 4 (28.57%) Quality Management
6 4 (28.57%) Data Management
6 4 (28.57%) Data Transformation
7 3 (21.43%) Information Management
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) ETL
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
7 3 (21.43%) Business Analytics
8 1 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
8 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Database Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
1 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (7.14%) Minitab
1 1 (7.14%) Teradata
1 1 (7.14%) Lagan