The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 114 103 108
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Analytics 20 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.93% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.31% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 20
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -26.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £287 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £391 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £37.50 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-48.00% +6.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2096 1910 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.50% 70.92% 65.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 950 1120
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 112
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Analytics
England

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 July 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 28 July 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 -10 13 £450 +36.36% 21
Cheshire +2 4 £425 +15.64% 13
Merseyside +3 2 - - 4
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 5
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (38.18%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (25.45%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) Oracle
3 12 (21.82%) ETL
4 9 (16.36%) Business Objects
5 8 (14.55%) Finance
5 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
6 7 (12.73%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (10.91%) Project Management
7 6 (10.91%) Informatica
7 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.09%) Java
8 5 (9.09%) Scrum
8 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (9.09%) QlikView
8 5 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 4 (7.27%) Social Media
9 4 (7.27%) Business Analytics
9 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.27%) Retail
9 4 (7.27%) Degree
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (7.27%) ITIL
9 4 (7.27%) .NET
9 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.45%) Adobe

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (5.45%) SAS
1 3 (5.45%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) SSL
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.09%) QlikView
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.45%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.45%) BODI
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.45%) Big Data
7 2 (3.64%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (3.64%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (3.64%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (3.64%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Cognos Connection
7 2 (3.64%) Cognos Event Studio
7 2 (3.64%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) PowerBuilder
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Architect
2 9 (16.36%) Consultant
3 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 5 (9.09%) Administrator
3 5 (9.09%) OBIEE Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Architect
5 3 (5.45%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.64%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) OLE DB
4 1 (1.82%) Ajax
4 1 (1.82%) WPF
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) JDBC
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) ODBC
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Social Media
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.45%) Open Source
2 3 (5.45%) Statistics
3 2 (3.64%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Life Science
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.82%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.82%) W3C
4 1 (1.82%) LIMS
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) UNIX
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
1 3 (5.45%) Android
1 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (21.82%) ETL
3 6 (10.91%) Project Management
4 5 (9.09%) Scrum
4 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 5 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.27%) Business Analytics
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.45%) Data Analytics
6 3 (5.45%) Business Transformation
6 3 (5.45%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (5.45%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (5.45%) B2C
6 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.45%) Change Management
6 3 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (5.45%) Perl
3 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.64%) VBScript
4 2 (3.64%) VB
4 2 (3.64%) Python
4 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.64%) C
4 2 (3.64%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VBA
5 1 (1.82%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) PMP
2 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Business Objects
3 6 (10.91%) Informatica
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) Adobe
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.45%) TIBCO
5 3 (5.45%) Tableau
5 3 (5.45%) Jaspersoft
5 3 (5.45%) Cognos
6 2 (3.64%) Interwoven
6 2 (3.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Google
7 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago