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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analytics
Rank 79 68 101
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +33
Contract jobs citing Analytics 79 109 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.22% 2.42% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.96% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 71 22
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £688 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £33.64 £82.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.29% +20.00%
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
2953 3685 2402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.09% 81.96% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1879 2303 1381
Median daily rate £405 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 142 112
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.92 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Analytics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -17 27 £400 +6.66% 40
Cheshire -5 16 £500 -2.43% 9
Merseyside +3 8 £460 +26.89% 4
Cumbria - 8 £491 -
Lancashire -14 3 £338 -33.16% 3
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 67 (37.22%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (27.78%) SQL
4 39 (21.67%) Finance
4 39 (21.67%) Big Data
5 38 (21.11%) ETL
6 34 (18.89%) Oracle
7 33 (18.33%) Java
8 32 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 29 (16.11%) SQL Server
11 26 (14.44%) Jenkins
11 26 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (13.89%) OLAP
12 25 (13.89%) Linux
12 25 (13.89%) Google
12 25 (13.89%) Google Analytics
13 24 (13.33%) Talend Open Studio
13 24 (13.33%) Talend
14 22 (12.22%) SAS
14 22 (12.22%) Marketing
14 22 (12.22%) Data Analytics
14 22 (12.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (11.67%) Dimensional Modelling
15 21 (11.67%) Visual Analytics
15 21 (11.67%) TDD
15 21 (11.67%) CRM
15 21 (11.67%) Data Modelling
16 20 (11.11%) HTML
16 20 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (12.22%) SAS
2 7 (3.89%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.22%) CMS
3 4 (2.22%) Drupal
3 4 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.11%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.11%) WordPress
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.11%) Simulink
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.67%) Unica
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.56%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.56%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.89%) Google Analytics
2 20 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.78%) GitHub
4 5 (2.78%) Office 365
5 3 (1.67%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.11%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) AdWords
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.56%) Silverpop
7 1 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.89%) Network Security
2 2 (1.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.56%) VoIP
3 1 (0.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.67%) Big Data
2 29 (16.11%) SQL Server
3 25 (13.89%) OLAP
4 22 (12.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (10.56%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
6 18 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
7 14 (7.78%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (6.11%) SAP BW
9 10 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (5.00%) Hadoop
10 9 (5.00%) SAP HANA
11 8 (4.44%) Relational Database
11 8 (4.44%) SAP Data Services
11 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (3.89%) Data Mart
12 7 (3.89%) Essbase
12 7 (3.89%) Oracle OLAP
13 6 (3.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 26 (14.44%) Jenkins
2 24 (13.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (3.89%) JIRA
4 5 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.78%) ERwin
4 5 (2.78%) JMeter
5 4 (2.22%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.56%) Ant
7 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
7 1 (0.56%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.56%) WATIR
7 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (21.67%) Finance
2 22 (12.22%) Marketing
3 18 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (6.11%) Retail
5 9 (5.00%) Banking
6 8 (4.44%) Aerospace
6 8 (4.44%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.67%) Billing
8 2 (1.11%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (24.44%) Developer
2 42 (23.33%) Analyst
3 23 (12.78%) Business Analyst
4 22 (12.22%) Consultant
5 13 (7.22%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.11%) Architect
7 10 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 10 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 9 (5.00%) Analytics Consultant
9 8 (4.44%) Data Architect
9 8 (4.44%) DBA
9 8 (4.44%) Digital Analyst
9 8 (4.44%) Digital Business Analyst
10 7 (3.89%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.89%) SAP Consultant
10 7 (3.89%) SAP HANA Consultant
10 7 (3.89%) Technical Leader
11 6 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (3.33%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.11%) HTML
2 18 (10.00%) CSS
3 17 (9.44%) HTML5
4 12 (6.67%) .NET
4 12 (6.67%) Middleware
5 11 (6.11%) AngularJS
6 9 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (5.00%) Spring
6 9 (5.00%) Web Services
7 8 (4.44%) CSS3
7 8 (4.44%) REST
8 7 (3.89%) MDX
9 6 (3.33%) Angular 2
10 4 (2.22%) ELK Stack
11 2 (1.11%) Spring Boot
11 2 (1.11%) XML
12 1 (0.56%) J2EE
12 1 (0.56%) WSDL
12 1 (0.56%) XSD
12 1 (0.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.44%) User Experience
3 12 (6.67%) Credit Risk
4 11 (6.11%) Visualisation
5 9 (5.00%) Digital Media
6 6 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.33%) Informatics
6 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.78%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.78%) Life Science
7 5 (2.78%) Social Media
8 3 (1.67%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.67%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.67%) NHS
8 3 (1.67%) Statistics
8 3 (1.67%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.11%) Blog
9 2 (1.11%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.11%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.11%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.89%) Linux
2 6 (3.33%) Unix
3 5 (2.78%) Windows
4 4 (2.22%) CentOS
4 4 (2.22%) Debian
4 4 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.22%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (21.11%) ETL
4 32 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 22 (12.22%) Data Analytics
7 21 (11.67%) CRM
7 21 (11.67%) Data Modelling
7 21 (11.67%) Dimensional Modelling
7 21 (11.67%) TDD
7 21 (11.67%) Visual Analytics
8 20 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
9 19 (10.56%) Scrum
9 19 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (9.44%) ERP
10 17 (9.44%) Migration
11 16 (8.89%) SEO
11 16 (8.89%) Web Development
12 15 (8.33%) Project Management
13 14 (7.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.78%) SQL
2 33 (18.33%) Java
3 19 (10.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.56%) PHP
5 7 (3.89%) Python
6 6 (3.33%) Perl
6 6 (3.33%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.67%) C
7 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.67%) VB
8 2 (1.11%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.11%) Scala
9 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.56%) C#
9 1 (0.56%) R
9 1 (0.56%) Ruby
9 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.00%) Degree
2 10 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.78%) BC Cleared
6 4 (2.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) ACCA
7 1 (0.56%) CIMA
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.22%) Docker
2 3 (1.67%) HDFS
3 2 (1.11%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.44%) Puppet
2 4 (2.22%) Ansible
2 4 (2.22%) Kibana
2 4 (2.22%) logstash
2 4 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.67%) SCCM
4 2 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (18.89%) Oracle
2 25 (13.89%) Google
3 24 (13.33%) Talend
4 19 (10.56%) SAP
5 18 (10.00%) Vertica
6 17 (9.44%) Microsoft
7 12 (6.67%) Hyperion
8 10 (5.56%) Teradata
9 5 (2.78%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.78%) Tableau
10 4 (2.22%) Ab Initio
10 4 (2.22%) Adobe
10 4 (2.22%) Informatica
10 4 (2.22%) Splunk
11 3 (1.67%) Dynatrace
11 3 (1.67%) Hortonworks
11 3 (1.67%) Micro Focus
12 2 (1.11%) Actian
12 2 (1.11%) Concur
12 2 (1.11%) MapR
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