The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 25 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.63% 1.76% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 2.16% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £413 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £19.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -55.42%
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West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
124 139 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 77.99% 81.76% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 122 92
Average daily rate £356 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £296 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Analytics
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (100.00%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) COREP
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COREP