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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 36 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Analytics 11 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.89% 0.36% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 0.52% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
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£275 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.49 £31.71 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-35.37% +37.86%
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
301 191 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.00% 69.20% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 116 86
Average daily rate £450 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -56.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 - 5 £275 - 2
Bedford - 1 £275 - 1
Analytics
East of England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (40.00%) SQL
1 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 5 (33.33%) Tableau
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Statistics
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Economics
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) CISA
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.67%) MS Project
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) ERP

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Data Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Commercial Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) MI Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Audit Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Audit Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Statistics
2 2 (13.33%) Economics
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) FMCG
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Business Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISA
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Intel
2 1 (6.67%) Unica