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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 25 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytics 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.42% 1.21% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.46% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.74 £27.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +58.82%
Analytics
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
105 137 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 74.47% 83.03% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 110 60
Average daily rate £425 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) R
4 1 (20.00%) Tableau
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) R
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau