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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 104 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Analytics 65 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.50% 0.88% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.18% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 12 23
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£400 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £302 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +16.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.32 - £17.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+42.10% -60.41%
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
3408 2293 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.80% 74.33% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 1270 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -14 19 £369 -18.05% 40
Lancashire +6 18 £480 -10.69% 2
Merseyside +5 15 £400 - 5
Cheshire -7 11 £425 - 9
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (31.58%) SQL
2 35 (30.70%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.93%) Finance
5 24 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (16.67%) SAS
6 19 (16.67%) Oracle
7 17 (14.91%) Data Analysis
8 15 (13.16%) TDD
8 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (12.28%) ETL
9 14 (12.28%) Business Analysis
10 13 (11.40%) Data Modelling
10 13 (11.40%) Python
10 13 (11.40%) Java
10 13 (11.40%) Waterfall
10 13 (11.40%) BDD
11 12 (10.53%) User Experience
11 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
11 12 (10.53%) Project Management
12 11 (9.65%) .NET
12 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
12 11 (9.65%) Banking
12 11 (9.65%) Open Source
13 10 (8.77%) Oracle Database
13 10 (8.77%) QlikView
13 10 (8.77%) MySQL
13 10 (8.77%) HTML
14 9 (7.89%) SQL Server

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (16.67%) SAS
2 3 (2.63%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Drupal
3 1 (0.88%) WordPress
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.88%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.75%) Agresso
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.88%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.88%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Unified Communications
1 4 (3.51%) Converged Networks
2 1 (0.88%) HSRP
2 1 (0.88%) VoIP
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) 802.11
2 1 (0.88%) MPLS
2 1 (0.88%) OSPF
2 1 (0.88%) BGP
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) IPsec
2 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.88%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (8.77%) MySQL
2 10 (8.77%) QlikView
2 10 (8.77%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.89%) Base SAS
4 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.02%) Big Data
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.51%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.51%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.63%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.39%) Subversion
3 4 (3.51%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.75%) ERwin
4 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.88%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.88%) Ant
5 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.88%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.88%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 25 (21.93%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Banking
3 8 (7.02%) Retail
4 7 (6.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (6.14%) Marketing
5 4 (3.51%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.75%) Legal
7 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Publishing
8 1 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Local Government
8 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 47 (41.23%) Developer
2 40 (35.09%) Analyst
3 15 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.77%) SAS Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Consultant
6 8 (7.02%) Architect
6 8 (7.02%) QlikView Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 5 (4.39%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Business Consultant
7 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.63%) Chief Technical Architect
9 3 (2.63%) Teradata Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.65%) .NET
2 10 (8.77%) HTML
3 9 (7.89%) CSS
4 8 (7.02%) Web Services
5 7 (6.14%) HTML5
6 6 (5.26%) JSON
6 6 (5.26%) RESTful
7 5 (4.39%) Sinatra
7 5 (4.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.51%) REST
9 3 (2.63%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.75%) Akka
10 2 (1.75%) Play Framework
10 2 (1.75%) CSS3
10 2 (1.75%) XML
10 2 (1.75%) XHTML
10 2 (1.75%) JMS
11 1 (0.88%) XML Schema
11 1 (0.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.53%) User Experience
3 9 (7.89%) Visualisation
4 7 (6.14%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.39%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.75%) FMCG
7 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.88%) Social Media
8 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.02%) UNIX
1 8 (7.02%) Linux
2 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.51%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.70%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.91%) Data Analysis
4 15 (13.16%) TDD
4 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (12.28%) Business Analysis
5 14 (12.28%) ETL
6 13 (11.40%) Data Modelling
6 13 (11.40%) Waterfall
6 13 (11.40%) BDD
7 12 (10.53%) Project Management
8 11 (9.65%) Open Source
9 8 (7.02%) Dimensional Modelling
9 8 (7.02%) Web Analytics
9 8 (7.02%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.02%) CRM
10 7 (6.14%) Data Security
10 7 (6.14%) Validation
11 6 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.26%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.58%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) Java
2 13 (11.40%) Python
3 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.89%) Ruby
5 7 (6.14%) Scala
5 7 (6.14%) PHP
6 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.51%) C#
8 3 (2.63%) C++
8 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.63%) C
8 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.63%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.88%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.75%) MCSE
3 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.88%) MCTS
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.88%) CCIE
4 1 (0.88%) CCNP
4 1 (0.88%) CCNA
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.88%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PMP
4 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.75%) vSphere
2 1 (0.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (16.67%) Oracle
2 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.89%) Google
4 7 (6.14%) Teradata
5 5 (4.39%) Tableau
5 5 (4.39%) SAP
5 5 (4.39%) New Relic
6 4 (3.51%) Talend
7 3 (2.63%) Hortonworks
7 3 (2.63%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.63%) Informatica
8 2 (1.75%) HP
8 2 (1.75%) VMware
8 2 (1.75%) Splunk
8 2 (1.75%) Birst
9 1 (0.88%) EXASOL
9 1 (0.88%) Endeca
9 1 (0.88%) Facebook
9 1 (0.88%) Twitter
9 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
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