The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 17 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 17 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 10.76% 0.60% 7.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.82% 0.76% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 15
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£425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £400 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.37% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -
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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
123 132 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 77.85% 79.52% 79.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 92 151
Average daily rate £425 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) SAS
2 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (34.48%) Retail
3 9 (31.03%) Customer Insight
4 7 (24.14%) Content Management
4 7 (24.14%) Copywriting
4 7 (24.14%) Benchmarking
4 7 (24.14%) Legal
4 7 (24.14%) SEO
5 6 (20.69%) Teradata
5 6 (20.69%) User Experience
6 5 (17.24%) Banking
6 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (13.79%) VBA
7 4 (13.79%) Credit Risk
8 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Data Management
8 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.34%) QA
8 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (10.34%) Coaching
9 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle
9 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
9 2 (6.90%) Windows

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (34.48%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) MS Access
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) OLAP
3 1 (3.45%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Retail
3 7 (24.14%) Legal
4 5 (17.24%) Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Data Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Designer
4 5 (17.24%) User Experience Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Credit Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Database Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) MI Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Velocity
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Copywriting
2 6 (20.69%) User Experience
3 4 (13.79%) Credit Risk
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) AIX
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (31.03%) Customer Insight
3 7 (24.14%) Content Management
3 7 (24.14%) Benchmarking
3 7 (24.14%) SEO
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Data Management
4 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) VBA
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Basel III
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) COREP
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Teradata
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.90%) IBM
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft