The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analytics over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analytics
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£165 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £468
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1024 907 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.53% 74.59% 66.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 477 501
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 55
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Business Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Business Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Business Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Business Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Analytics
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Business 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 Business Analytics.

1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) BPR
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Access
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) VBA
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis

Business Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Business 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 Business Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) BPR
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft