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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 88 95 120
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +25
Contract jobs citing Analytics 52 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.62% 1.09% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.49% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £330 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £380 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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 £21.00 £29.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-28.20% +77.27%
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
2365 2079 2091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.61% 72.87% 65.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 1019 1064
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £488 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 125 88
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +0.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +1 25 £300 -13.66% 37
Cheshire +7 10 £425 +38.88% 3
Merseyside +2 7 £275 -8.33% 4
Lancashire - 4 £544 - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 21 (29.58%) SQL
1 21 (29.58%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (26.76%) Finance
3 15 (21.13%) ETL
3 15 (21.13%) Marketing
4 11 (15.49%) Oracle
4 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
4 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
5 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.68%) Data Analytics
6 8 (11.27%) Social Media
6 8 (11.27%) Google
6 8 (11.27%) Google Analytics
6 8 (11.27%) Data Analysis
7 7 (9.86%) Content Management
7 7 (9.86%) SAS
7 7 (9.86%) Business Objects
7 7 (9.86%) HTML
7 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.45%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (8.45%) Project Management
8 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.45%) CMS
9 5 (7.04%) SEO
9 5 (7.04%) IVR
9 5 (7.04%) Retail
9 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.04%) IBM

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (9.86%) SAS
2 6 (8.45%) CMS
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) Joomla!
3 3 (4.23%) WordPress
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.82%) JBoss
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.82%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Office
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Intranet
2 3 (4.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) IPv6
3 1 (1.41%) LAN
3 1 (1.41%) WLAN
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) OSPF
3 1 (1.41%) BGP
3 1 (1.41%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.41%) Wireless
3 1 (1.41%) Wireless Security
3 1 (1.41%) FCoE
3 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.63%) QlikView
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.63%) BODI
4 4 (5.63%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.23%) Big Data
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (4.23%) MS Access
6 2 (2.82%) OLAP
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.82%) Base SAS
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Introscope
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 15 (21.13%) Marketing
3 5 (7.04%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.82%) Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Publishing
6 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Consultant
3 9 (12.68%) Architect
4 8 (11.27%) Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.45%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Web Editor
8 3 (4.23%) Web Content Editor
8 3 (4.23%) Content Editor
8 3 (4.23%) Business Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) HTML
2 5 (7.04%) Middleware
3 4 (5.63%) CSS
4 3 (4.23%) Web Services
4 3 (4.23%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.41%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.41%) .NET
5 1 (1.41%) MDX
5 1 (1.41%) WPF
5 1 (1.41%) REST
5 1 (1.41%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Social Media
3 5 (7.04%) IVR
4 4 (5.63%) Copywriting
4 4 (5.63%) Blog
4 4 (5.63%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.23%) Statistics
6 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.41%) FMCG
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.41%) User Experience
7 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) Life Science
7 1 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.41%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Linux
1 3 (4.23%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.82%) SUSE
2 2 (2.82%) UNIX
3 1 (1.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (21.13%) ETL
3 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
3 9 (12.68%) Data Analytics
4 8 (11.27%) Data Analysis
5 7 (9.86%) Content Management
5 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.45%) Project Management
6 6 (8.45%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (7.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.04%) Business Transformation
7 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.04%) SEO
7 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.04%) WFM
8 4 (5.63%) Pay per click
8 4 (5.63%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (5.63%) Coaching
8 4 (5.63%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) Java
3 3 (4.23%) C
3 3 (4.23%) VB
3 3 (4.23%) VBA
3 3 (4.23%) Python
3 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.41%) PowerHouse
4 1 (1.41%) R
4 1 (1.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) C++
4 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) HP ASE
3 1 (1.41%) HP MASE
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) CCNP
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.41%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.41%) PMP
3 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.41%) CCSE
3 1 (1.41%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
1 1 (1.41%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Firmware
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.82%) CA Wily
1 2 (2.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Oracle
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.27%) Google
4 7 (9.86%) Business Objects
5 5 (7.04%) IBM
6 4 (5.63%) TIBCO
6 4 (5.63%) Cognos
6 4 (5.63%) Cisco
6 4 (5.63%) Coremetrics
6 4 (5.63%) Tableau
6 4 (5.63%) Facebook
6 4 (5.63%) Twitter
6 4 (5.63%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (4.23%) VMware
7 3 (4.23%) HP
7 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.23%) Informatica
8 2 (2.82%) CA
8 2 (2.82%) FatWire
9 1 (1.41%) Teradata
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