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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 105 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Analytics 53 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.38% 0.73% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.00% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £392 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £591 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -55.42%
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
2940 2205 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.80% 73.43% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1188 983
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 102 90
Average hourly rate £37.97 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.05% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -2 19 £375 -16.66% 31
Merseyside +3 16 £400 - 7
Cheshire -4 11 £638 +50.00% 7
Lancashire - 4 £420 - 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (32.32%) SQL
2 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (22.22%) Finance
5 21 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (21.21%) Data Analysis
6 17 (17.17%) ETL
7 13 (13.13%) Python
7 13 (13.13%) Oracle
8 12 (12.12%) .NET
8 12 (12.12%) Java
8 12 (12.12%) JavaScript
9 11 (11.11%) HTML
10 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
10 10 (10.10%) MySQL
10 10 (10.10%) TDD
10 10 (10.10%) QlikView
10 10 (10.10%) Visualisation
10 10 (10.10%) Big Data
10 10 (10.10%) User Experience
11 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 9 (9.09%) Business Analysis
11 9 (9.09%) Ruby
11 9 (9.09%) Data Modelling
12 8 (8.08%) Project Management
12 8 (8.08%) Migration
12 8 (8.08%) CSS
12 8 (8.08%) UNIX
12 8 (8.08%) Linux

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (6.06%) SAS
2 3 (3.03%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.01%) Confluence
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
3 1 (1.01%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.02%) Agresso
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.01%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.01%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.02%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.01%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) Unified Communications
1 4 (4.04%) Converged Networks
2 2 (2.02%) Internet
3 1 (1.01%) 802.11
3 1 (1.01%) MPLS
3 1 (1.01%) OSPF
3 1 (1.01%) BGP
3 1 (1.01%) Firewall
3 1 (1.01%) IPsec
3 1 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.01%) NGN
3 1 (1.01%) HSRP
3 1 (1.01%) VoIP
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.10%) MySQL
2 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) QlikView
2 10 (10.10%) Big Data
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.04%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.04%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.03%) Pentaho
7 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.02%) Lumira
8 2 (2.02%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.05%) Subversion
3 3 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.02%) Maven
4 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.01%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.01%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.01%) Ant
5 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.01%) ERwin
5 1 (1.01%) ClearQuest
General
1 22 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.06%) Marketing
3 6 (6.06%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) German Language
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Local Government
5 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (35.35%) Developer
2 26 (26.26%) Analyst
3 11 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Consultant
5 9 (9.09%) Architect
5 9 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.08%) QlikView Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Business Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.03%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.03%) Chief Architect
10 3 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (3.03%) MI Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Chief Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.12%) .NET
2 11 (11.11%) HTML
3 8 (8.08%) CSS
3 8 (8.08%) HTML5
4 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.06%) RESTful
5 5 (5.05%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (5.05%) JSON
5 5 (5.05%) Sinatra
5 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.03%) REST
7 2 (2.02%) Akka
7 2 (2.02%) Play Framework
7 2 (2.02%) Spring
7 2 (2.02%) JMS
7 2 (2.02%) J2EE
7 2 (2.02%) Struts
7 2 (2.02%) Web Services
7 2 (2.02%) XML
8 1 (1.01%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Visualisation
1 10 (10.10%) User Experience
2 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.05%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.02%) FMCG
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.01%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.01%) Economics
6 1 (1.01%) Statistics
6 1 (1.01%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.08%) UNIX
1 8 (8.08%) Linux
2 6 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.05%) Android
4 3 (3.03%) Windows
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (21.21%) Data Analysis
4 17 (17.17%) ETL
5 10 (10.10%) TDD
6 9 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 9 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 8 (8.08%) Open Source
7 8 (8.08%) BDD
7 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.08%) Data Migration
7 8 (8.08%) Project Management
7 8 (8.08%) Migration
7 8 (8.08%) Data Analytics
8 7 (7.07%) SDLC
8 7 (7.07%) Validation
9 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.06%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) SQL
2 13 (13.13%) Python
3 12 (12.12%) Java
3 12 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.09%) Ruby
5 7 (7.07%) Scala
6 6 (6.06%) PHP
7 4 (4.04%) C#
8 3 (3.03%) C++
8 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.03%) C
8 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.03%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.01%) VB
10 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.01%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.01%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.02%) MCSE
4 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.01%) MCTS
5 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) CCIE
5 1 (1.01%) CCNP
5 1 (1.01%) CCNA
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.01%) PMP
5 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.01%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.02%) vSphere
2 1 (1.01%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.01%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Oracle
2 8 (8.08%) Google
3 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.06%) Teradata
5 5 (5.05%) Informatica
5 5 (5.05%) SAP
5 5 (5.05%) New Relic
6 4 (4.04%) Tableau
7 3 (3.03%) Talend
7 3 (3.03%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.02%) Birst
8 2 (2.02%) VMware
8 2 (2.02%) Splunk
8 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.02%) HP
8 2 (2.02%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.01%) Apple
9 1 (1.01%) Cognos
9 1 (1.01%) Siebel
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco
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