The first table below looks at the demand for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 31 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 Leeds 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 70 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Analytics 12 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.14% 0.34% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.45% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
Average daily rate
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£400 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 - £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £43.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-55.42% +44.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
835 672 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.07% 76.80% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 371 483
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £29.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £57.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Analytics
West Yorkshire

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Leeds region.

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (39.29%) Finance
3 9 (32.14%) Predictive Modelling
4 8 (28.57%) Banking
4 8 (28.57%) Base SAS
4 8 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 8 (28.57%) Data Mining
4 8 (28.57%) SAS
5 7 (25.00%) OLAP
5 7 (25.00%) System Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Customer Insight
6 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
9 3 (10.71%) PMP
9 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
9 3 (10.71%) SPSS
9 3 (10.71%) Internet
9 3 (10.71%) Project Management
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
10 2 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (7.14%) Games

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) SPSS
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) WebTrends
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Data Mining
1 8 (28.57%) Base SAS
1 8 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 7 (25.00%) OLAP
3 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) QlikView
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (3.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Developer
3 8 (28.57%) SAS Developer
4 7 (25.00%) SAS BI Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (14.29%) MI Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Research Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) SPSS Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Data Quality Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.14%) Online Games
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (32.14%) Predictive Modelling
3 7 (25.00%) System Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 6 (21.43%) Customer Insight
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) ETL
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Use Case
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Master Data Management
8 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.57%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PMP
1 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) IBM