The first table below looks at the demand for Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 86 97 110
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 46 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.51% 1.16% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.64% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 22
Average daily rate
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£333 £321 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -16.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £350 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £47.00 £16.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.84% +73.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+43.42% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2123 1893 2123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.56% 71.03% 65.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 950 1122
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 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 84 112
Average hourly rate £26.67 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.20% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analysis across the North West region.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the North West region.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
Cheshire +12 16 £335 +34.00% 7
Manchester +2 15 £338 +1.50% 12
Lancashire - 6 £400 - 1
Merseyside +3 1 £200 -42.85% 2
Cumbria - - - - 2
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 49 (41.18%) SQL
2 33 (27.73%) Finance
3 30 (25.21%) Migration
4 28 (23.53%) Oracle
5 27 (22.69%) MS Excel
6 26 (21.85%) SQL Server
7 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
8 23 (19.33%) Data Modelling
9 17 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (14.29%) Data Migration
10 16 (13.45%) Relational Database
10 16 (13.45%) Banking
11 15 (12.61%) ETL
12 14 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (10.92%) MS Visio
13 13 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (10.92%) Business Analysis
14 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (10.08%) Data Cleansing
14 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (8.40%) QlikView
15 10 (8.40%) Business Objects
16 9 (7.56%) T-SQL
16 9 (7.56%) Windows
17 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
17 8 (6.72%) PL/SQL
17 8 (6.72%) MS Project
17 8 (6.72%) SAP
17 8 (6.72%) Replication
17 8 (6.72%) Data Management

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.52%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (22.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.92%) MS Visio
3 8 (6.72%) MS Project
4 6 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.68%) MS Office
6 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.52%) Maximo
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (13.45%) Relational Database
4 14 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (8.40%) QlikView
7 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.04%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database
9 5 (4.20%) Big Data
10 4 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.52%) BODI
11 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.68%) MS Access
12 2 (1.68%) OLAP
12 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.84%) Toad
General
1 33 (27.73%) Finance
2 16 (13.45%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Back Office
4 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.68%) Legal
4 2 (1.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Local Government
5 1 (0.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (52.94%) Analyst
2 32 (26.89%) Data Analyst
3 23 (19.33%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) Consultant
5 9 (7.56%) Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Database Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Information Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.20%) Tester
8 5 (4.20%) DBA
9 4 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) Project Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Data Manager
9 4 (3.36%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) SAP Data Analyst
10 3 (2.52%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
10 3 (2.52%) Data Steward
10 3 (2.52%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) Middleware
1 1 (0.84%) Web Services
1 1 (0.84%) XML
1 1 (0.84%) ODBC
1 1 (0.84%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Replication
2 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.20%) NHS
4 4 (3.36%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.68%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.68%) Statistics
6 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.84%) Economics
6 1 (0.84%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) Windows
2 7 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) Migration
2 23 (19.33%) Data Modelling
3 17 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 15 (12.61%) ETL
5 13 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (10.92%) Business Analysis
6 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (10.08%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (6.72%) Data Management
8 7 (5.88%) Information Security
8 7 (5.88%) Validation
9 6 (5.04%) ITIL
9 6 (5.04%) Six Sigma
9 6 (5.04%) Data Mapping
9 6 (5.04%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (4.20%) Analytics
10 5 (4.20%) Project Management
11 4 (3.36%) CRM
12 3 (2.52%) Test Management
12 3 (2.52%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.18%) SQL
2 9 (7.56%) T-SQL
3 8 (6.72%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.20%) VBA
5 2 (1.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.20%) ISEB
3 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.68%) IIBA
4 2 (1.68%) CBAP
5 1 (0.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 28 (23.53%) Oracle
2 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.40%) Business Objects
4 8 (6.72%) SAP
5 7 (5.88%) Splunk
5 7 (5.88%) Tableau
6 5 (4.20%) Ab Initio
7 3 (2.52%) Talend
7 3 (2.52%) Capita
7 3 (2.52%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.68%) Trillium
9 1 (0.84%) Northgate
9 1 (0.84%) VMware
9 1 (0.84%) Informatica
9 1 (0.84%) McAfee
9 1 (0.84%) Citrix
9 1 (0.84%) Cognos
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