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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 88 101 109
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing Analytics 51 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.59% 0.99% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.35% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 10
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£300 £350 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £498 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £53.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.99 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +54.28%
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
2358 2068 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.44% 73.02% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1059 1023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 115 93
Average hourly rate £24.50 £25.77 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Analytics Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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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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 +8 26 £381 +17.30% 20
Cheshire +6 11 £300 -22.58% 4
Merseyside +1 8 £288 -4.16%
Lancashire - 2 - - 2
Cumbria - - - -
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (32.98%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (30.85%) SQL
3 22 (23.40%) Finance
4 21 (22.34%) ETL
5 19 (20.21%) Google
5 19 (20.21%) Google Analytics
6 18 (19.15%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (18.09%) Marketing
8 16 (17.02%) SAS
9 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
10 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
10 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
11 11 (11.70%) Data Analysis
11 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (10.64%) Retail
13 9 (9.57%) IBM
13 9 (9.57%) Oracle
13 9 (9.57%) Business Objects
14 8 (8.51%) Project Management
14 8 (8.51%) Dimensional Modelling
14 8 (8.51%) Social Media
14 8 (8.51%) Data Analytics
15 7 (7.45%) Data Integration
15 7 (7.45%) Content Management
15 7 (7.45%) QlikView
15 7 (7.45%) CMS
15 7 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (7.45%) HTML
16 6 (6.38%) Cognos
16 6 (6.38%) SEO

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (17.02%) SAS
2 7 (7.45%) CMS
3 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.19%) Joomla!
3 3 (3.19%) WordPress
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.13%) JBoss
4 2 (2.13%) Apache
4 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Office
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.19%) PowerPivot
2 2 (2.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.13%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.06%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (1.06%) Agresso
3 1 (1.06%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.06%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
1 1 (1.06%) Responsys
1 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Intranet
2 3 (3.19%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) IPv6
3 1 (1.06%) LAN
3 1 (1.06%) WLAN
3 1 (1.06%) WAN
3 1 (1.06%) OSPF
3 1 (1.06%) BGP
3 1 (1.06%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.06%) Wireless
3 1 (1.06%) Wireless Security
3 1 (1.06%) FCoE
3 1 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.06%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.45%) QlikView
4 6 (6.38%) Big Data
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.38%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.26%) BODI
6 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.26%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (3.19%) MS Access
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.13%) Base SAS
8 2 (2.13%) OLAP
8 2 (2.13%) DTS
8 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.06%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Introscope
1 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 17 (18.09%) Marketing
3 10 (10.64%) Retail
4 4 (4.26%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.13%) Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (23.40%) Analyst
2 17 (18.09%) Consultant
3 14 (14.89%) Architect
4 11 (11.70%) Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 7 (7.45%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Lead Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
9 4 (4.26%) Web Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.26%) Report Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Business Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Senior Business Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Web Content Editor
10 3 (3.19%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) HTML
2 5 (5.32%) Middleware
3 4 (4.26%) CSS
4 3 (3.19%) Web Services
4 3 (3.19%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.06%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.06%) .NET
5 1 (1.06%) MDX
5 1 (1.06%) WPF
5 1 (1.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.51%) Social Media
3 7 (7.45%) Data Integration
4 5 (5.32%) IVR
5 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.26%) Copywriting
5 4 (4.26%) Blog
6 2 (2.13%) FMCG
6 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.13%) User Experience
6 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) Life Science
7 1 (1.06%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.06%) Economics
7 1 (1.06%) Statistics
7 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.06%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Linux
1 2 (2.13%) SUSE
1 2 (2.13%) Android
1 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.06%) UNIX
2 1 (1.06%) AIX
2 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (22.34%) ETL
3 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
4 11 (11.70%) Data Analysis
5 8 (8.51%) Project Management
5 8 (8.51%) Dimensional Modelling
5 8 (8.51%) Data Analytics
6 7 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.45%) Content Management
7 6 (6.38%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.38%) SEO
7 6 (6.38%) Waterfall
7 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.32%) Coaching
8 5 (5.32%) Business Transformation
8 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.32%) WFM
8 5 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.32%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.32%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.85%) SQL
2 5 (5.32%) C
3 4 (4.26%) Java
3 4 (4.26%) VBA
4 3 (3.19%) Python
4 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.19%) VB
5 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) R
6 1 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.06%) C#
6 1 (1.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.26%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) HP ASE
3 1 (1.06%) HP MASE
3 1 (1.06%) CCNP
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.06%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.06%) CCSE
3 1 (1.06%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Firmware
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.13%) CA Wily
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (20.21%) Google
2 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.57%) IBM
3 9 (9.57%) Oracle
3 9 (9.57%) Business Objects
4 6 (6.38%) Cognos
4 6 (6.38%) Jaspersoft
5 5 (5.32%) Cisco
5 5 (5.32%) Coremetrics
5 5 (5.32%) Tableau
6 4 (4.26%) Facebook
6 4 (4.26%) Twitter
6 4 (4.26%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.19%) HP
7 3 (3.19%) Informatica
7 3 (3.19%) SAP
7 3 (3.19%) VMware
8 2 (2.13%) CA
8 2 (2.13%) FatWire
8 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
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