The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Halifax region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 25 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Analytics 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.21% 1.66% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.29% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£344 £396 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% -6.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £396 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £396 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-49.33% +6.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
136 131 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 82.42% 72.38% 76.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 89 130
Average daily rate £415 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Analytics
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Security
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Business Objects