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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 19 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 8 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.00% 2.21% 8.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 2.91% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
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£450 £188 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -53.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £188 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £188 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £16.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -54.79%
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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
130 103 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 81.25% 75.74% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 74 85
Average daily rate £400 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) SAS
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Credit Risk
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 3 (33.33%) OLAP
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) PL/1
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) OLAP
1 3 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 3 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Risk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Credit Risk
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) PL/1
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Business Objects