The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 116 98 117
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Contract jobs citing Analytics 27 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 1.19% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.69% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £330 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £296 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £395 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £343 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.53% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £48.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-60.41% +143.03%
Analytics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2228 2013 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.32% 70.24% 64.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1030 1130
Average daily rate £368 £333 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 99 108
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -21 14 £450 +34.32% 35
Cheshire +5 10 £425 +36.21% 11
Merseyside -3 1 - - 5
Lancashire - 1 £538 - 2
Cumbria - - - -
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 20 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (25.45%) SQL
2 14 (25.45%) ETL
3 13 (23.64%) Oracle
4 10 (18.18%) Finance
5 9 (16.36%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (14.55%) Business Objects
6 8 (14.55%) Marketing
6 8 (14.55%) Social Media
7 6 (10.91%) QlikView
7 6 (10.91%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (10.91%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (10.91%) Retail
7 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
7 6 (10.91%) Java
7 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 5 (9.09%) Informatica
8 5 (9.09%) Scrum
8 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) Content Management
8 5 (9.09%) Google
8 5 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (9.09%) Google Analytics
8 5 (9.09%) Data Analytics
8 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 4 (7.27%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (7.27%) Online Marketing
9 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) SAS
2 3 (5.45%) WordPress
2 3 (5.45%) Joomla!
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Intranet
2 3 (5.45%) SSL
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
4 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.91%) QlikView
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.27%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.27%) BODI
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (3.64%) Big Data
5 2 (3.64%) PowerCenter
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) StreamInsight
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Introscope
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Marketing
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Consultant
2 8 (14.55%) Architect
2 8 (14.55%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Business Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Business Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Web Editor
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Middleware
1 4 (7.27%) HTML
2 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) Regular Expression
2 3 (5.45%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) JDBC
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) ODBC
3 1 (1.82%) OLE DB
3 1 (1.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Social Media
2 3 (5.45%) Statistics
2 3 (5.45%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.82%) LIMS
4 1 (1.82%) Firmware
4 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.82%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Life Science
4 1 (1.82%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.82%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
1 4 (7.27%) Android
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) SUSE
3 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (25.45%) ETL
3 6 (10.91%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (10.91%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.09%) Scrum
4 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 5 (9.09%) Content Management
4 5 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 4 (7.27%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (7.27%) Online Marketing
5 4 (7.27%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.27%) B2C
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL
6 3 (5.45%) Project Management
6 3 (5.45%) Change Management
6 3 (5.45%) Information Security
6 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.45%) Perl
4 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.45%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) C
5 2 (3.64%) VBScript
5 2 (3.64%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) PMP
2 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Basel III
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.82%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) Business Objects
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.09%) Informatica
4 5 (9.09%) Google
5 4 (7.27%) Tableau
5 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.27%) TIBCO
6 3 (5.45%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (3.64%) Interwoven
7 2 (3.64%) Adobe
8 1 (1.82%) Cognos
8 1 (1.82%) JBoss
8 1 (1.82%) HP
8 1 (1.82%) CA
8 1 (1.82%) IBM
8 1 (1.82%) FatWire
8 1 (1.82%) VMware
8 1 (1.82%) Coremetrics
8 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
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