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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 103 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Analytics 48 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.33% 0.93% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.29% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +15.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £285 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £558 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £21.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+49.17% -34.61%
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
2770 2245 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.67% 72.28% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1179 849
Average daily rate £393 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 113 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.16 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 0 25 £388 +6.89% 31
Cheshire 0 16 £650 - 12
Merseyside -10 4 £300 -7.69% 5
Cumbria - 1 - -
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 36 (39.56%) SQL
2 26 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.47%) Finance
4 23 (25.27%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (23.08%) ETL
6 18 (19.78%) Data Analysis
7 15 (16.48%) Big Data
8 13 (14.29%) SAS
9 12 (13.19%) Data Modelling
10 11 (12.09%) HTML
10 11 (12.09%) Python
10 11 (12.09%) Visualisation
11 10 (10.99%) QlikView
11 10 (10.99%) Java
11 10 (10.99%) Oracle
11 10 (10.99%) AngularJS
11 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (9.89%) .NET
12 9 (9.89%) Google Analytics
12 9 (9.89%) Google
13 8 (8.79%) Open Source
13 8 (8.79%) HTML5
13 8 (8.79%) Waterfall
13 8 (8.79%) UNIX
13 8 (8.79%) Windows
13 8 (8.79%) Linux
13 8 (8.79%) Data Analytics
14 7 (7.69%) SDLC
14 7 (7.69%) J2EE

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 13 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.10%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) CMS
2 1 (1.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.20%) MS Office
4 1 (1.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Agresso
1 2 (2.20%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.10%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.20%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.10%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Unified Communications
1 4 (4.40%) Converged Networks
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) HSRP
3 1 (1.10%) VoIP
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.10%) 802.11
3 1 (1.10%) MPLS
3 1 (1.10%) OSPF
3 1 (1.10%) BGP
3 1 (1.10%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) IPsec
3 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.10%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (16.48%) Big Data
3 10 (10.99%) QlikView
4 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.40%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.30%) MySQL
7 3 (3.30%) Pentaho
7 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.20%) Spotfire
8 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.20%) MS Access
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.10%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.20%) Maven
2 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.10%) Ant
3 1 (1.10%) ERwin
3 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
General
1 25 (27.47%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Marketing
4 4 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Local Government
6 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Developer
2 19 (20.88%) Analyst
3 17 (18.68%) Architect
4 9 (9.89%) Consultant
5 8 (8.79%) Data Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 7 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.59%) QlikView Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Manager
9 4 (4.40%) Business Consultant
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (3.30%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Chief Technical Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) HTML
2 10 (10.99%) AngularJS
3 9 (9.89%) .NET
4 8 (8.79%) HTML5
5 7 (7.69%) J2EE
6 6 (6.59%) RESTful
7 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.30%) CSS
8 3 (3.30%) JSON
9 2 (2.20%) Spring
9 2 (2.20%) Struts
9 2 (2.20%) Web Services
9 2 (2.20%) XML
9 2 (2.20%) Play Framework
9 2 (2.20%) Akka
10 1 (1.10%) XML Schema
10 1 (1.10%) XHTML
10 1 (1.10%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.10%) D3.js
10 1 (1.10%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Visualisation
2 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.59%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.20%) Statistics
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.10%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.10%) Economics
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) UNIX
1 8 (8.79%) Windows
1 8 (8.79%) Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.30%) Android
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (23.08%) ETL
4 18 (19.78%) Data Analysis
5 12 (13.19%) Data Modelling
6 8 (8.79%) Open Source
6 8 (8.79%) Waterfall
6 8 (8.79%) Data Analytics
7 7 (7.69%) SDLC
7 7 (7.69%) Validation
7 7 (7.69%) Migration
7 7 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 7 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.59%) Data Validation
8 6 (6.59%) Project Management
9 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.49%) Data Architecture
9 5 (5.49%) Big Data Analytics
9 5 (5.49%) TDD
10 4 (4.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) SQL
2 11 (12.09%) Python
3 10 (10.99%) Java
4 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.59%) PHP
4 6 (6.59%) C
5 5 (5.49%) Scala
6 4 (4.40%) Ruby
7 3 (3.30%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.30%) C++
7 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.20%) C#
9 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.10%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) VB
9 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.49%) Degree
3 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) CCIE
4 1 (1.10%) CCNP
4 1 (1.10%) CCNA
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.10%) PMP
4 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.10%) MBA
4 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.10%) yum
1 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Oracle
2 9 (9.89%) Google
3 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.49%) SAP
5 4 (4.40%) Tableau
5 4 (4.40%) Informatica
5 4 (4.40%) Talend
6 3 (3.30%) Jaspersoft
6 3 (3.30%) Teradata
7 2 (2.20%) IBM
7 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.20%) Siebel
7 2 (2.20%) Cognos
7 2 (2.20%) Birst
8 1 (1.10%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.10%) Apple
8 1 (1.10%) Cisco
8 1 (1.10%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.10%) Facebook
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