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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 101 107 115
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing Analytics 38 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 0.97% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.36% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £333 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% -8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £378 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £341 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -9.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £82.00 £17.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+363.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-56.52% +155.55%
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
2309 2138 2252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.72% 71.84% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1080 1189
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 112 113
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.47 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.76% -19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.22 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £45.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -12 17 £450 +34.32% 31
Cheshire +18 12 £425 +36.21% 8
Lancashire - 4 £544 - 3
Merseyside 0 1 - - 3
Cumbria - - - -
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 24 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (26.56%) SQL
3 16 (25.00%) ETL
4 14 (21.88%) Oracle
5 13 (20.31%) Finance
6 12 (18.75%) Marketing
7 10 (15.63%) Social Media
7 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
8 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
9 8 (12.50%) Business Objects
9 8 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 8 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
9 8 (12.50%) Data Analytics
10 7 (10.94%) Google Analytics
10 7 (10.94%) Retail
10 7 (10.94%) Google
11 6 (9.38%) Content Management
11 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
11 6 (9.38%) HTML
11 6 (9.38%) Java
11 6 (9.38%) QlikView
11 6 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (9.38%) Business Transformation
11 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.81%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (7.81%) SAS
12 5 (7.81%) Linux

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (7.81%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.81%) SAS
1 5 (7.81%) CMS
2 3 (4.69%) Joomla!
2 3 (4.69%) WordPress
2 3 (4.69%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Intranet
2 2 (3.13%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) SSL
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.38%) QlikView
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.25%) BODI
5 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.13%) PowerCenter
6 2 (3.13%) Big Data
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (3.13%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Introscope
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Marketing
3 7 (10.94%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Consultant
2 10 (15.63%) Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (4.69%) Web Content Editor
8 3 (4.69%) Content Editor
8 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) HTML
2 5 (7.81%) Middleware
3 3 (4.69%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) CSS
3 3 (4.69%) Regular Expression
3 3 (4.69%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.56%) MDX
4 1 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Social Media
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.69%) Statistics
3 3 (4.69%) Copywriting
3 3 (4.69%) Blog
4 2 (3.13%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.13%) Firmware
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.13%) Open Source
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Android
2 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.69%) UNIX
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (25.00%) ETL
3 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
4 8 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
4 8 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 8 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 6 (9.38%) Business Transformation
5 6 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.38%) Content Management
6 5 (7.81%) Scrum
6 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.25%) Coaching
7 4 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (6.25%) Online Marketing
7 4 (6.25%) B2C
7 4 (6.25%) SEO
8 3 (4.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) Java
3 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.69%) Python
4 3 (4.69%) Perl
4 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.13%) C
5 2 (3.13%) VBScript
5 2 (3.13%) VB
6 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) C#
6 1 (1.56%) C++
6 1 (1.56%) PowerHouse
6 1 (1.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.56%) PMP
3 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.13%) CA Wily
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Oracle
2 8 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 7 (10.94%) Google
4 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.81%) Informatica
5 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.25%) TIBCO
6 4 (6.25%) Tableau
6 4 (6.25%) Cognos
6 4 (6.25%) IBM
7 3 (4.69%) Coremetrics
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco
7 3 (4.69%) Facebook
7 3 (4.69%) Twitter
7 3 (4.69%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (3.13%) FatWire
8 2 (3.13%) VMware
8 2 (3.13%) JBoss
8 2 (3.13%) Adobe
8 2 (3.13%) HP
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