The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 71 74 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 83 60 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.28% 2.10% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 2.89% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 11
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£350 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £231 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £443 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £47.99 £19.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.55% +43.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -43.10%
Data Analysis
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
2727 2073 1641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.81% 72.41% 70.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1482 1064 811
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 126 80
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.15% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 March 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 0 41 £325 - 16
Cheshire +7 18 £381 +8.92% 5
Merseyside -5 11 £275 -15.38% 4
Lancashire -1 4 £275 - 2
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 57 (41.30%) SQL
2 51 (36.96%) Finance
3 35 (25.36%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (21.01%) Microsoft
6 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 21 (15.22%) ETL
8 20 (14.49%) SAS
9 19 (13.77%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (13.77%) Migration
10 18 (13.04%) Oracle
10 18 (13.04%) MS Excel
10 18 (13.04%) Data Modelling
11 17 (12.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (12.32%) Analytics
12 16 (11.59%) Data Extraction
13 15 (10.87%) Banking
14 14 (10.14%) Validation
14 14 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (9.42%) UNIX
15 13 (9.42%) IBM
15 13 (9.42%) Mainframe
15 13 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (9.42%) Base SAS
15 13 (9.42%) Security Cleared
15 13 (9.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 12 (8.70%) Telecoms
16 12 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
17 11 (7.97%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 20 (14.49%) SAS
2 2 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.62%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.90%) MS Office
5 1 (0.72%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.72%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.72%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.72%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) 3G
1 5 (3.62%) 2G
1 5 (3.62%) 4G
2 4 (2.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.77%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (12.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (9.42%) Base SAS
5 13 (9.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 10 (7.25%) MS Access
7 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (4.35%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.90%) QlikView
9 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.90%) DB2
9 4 (2.90%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.17%) Ingres
10 3 (2.17%) Informix
10 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.17%) Big Data
11 2 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.72%) ERwin
3 1 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 51 (36.96%) Finance
2 15 (10.87%) Banking
3 12 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.07%) Retail
5 5 (3.62%) Marketing
6 4 (2.90%) Billing
7 2 (1.45%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.72%) Electronics
8 1 (0.72%) Local Government
8 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.72%) Law
8 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (50.72%) Analyst
2 37 (26.81%) Data Analyst
3 32 (23.19%) Developer
4 13 (9.42%) Business Analyst
4 13 (9.42%) SAS Developer
5 10 (7.25%) Designer
6 9 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) Information Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) SQL Developer
8 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (5.07%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Architect
10 5 (3.62%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.62%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.62%) Consultant
10 5 (3.62%) NHS Information Analyst
11 4 (2.90%) Analyst Developer
12 3 (2.17%) Business Consultant
12 3 (2.17%) Senior Data Analyst
12 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) XML
1 2 (1.45%) XML Messaging
1 2 (1.45%) JSON
1 2 (1.45%) RESTful
1 2 (1.45%) AngularJS
1 2 (1.45%) Akka
1 2 (1.45%) Play Framework
2 1 (0.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.59%) Data Extraction
3 13 (9.42%) Mainframe
4 12 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (7.25%) NHS
6 9 (6.52%) Data Integration
7 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
7 8 (5.80%) Statistics
8 5 (3.62%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.90%) Mathematics
10 3 (2.17%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.45%) Open Source
11 2 (1.45%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.72%) User Experience
12 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.42%) UNIX
2 3 (2.17%) Windows
3 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.36%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (15.22%) ETL
3 19 (13.77%) Migration
4 18 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 17 (12.32%) Analytics
6 14 (10.14%) Validation
7 13 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (7.97%) Data Migration
10 10 (7.25%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.52%) Data Validation
11 9 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.80%) System Testing
13 7 (5.07%) Data Cleansing
13 7 (5.07%) Data Architecture
13 7 (5.07%) Project Management
13 7 (5.07%) Data Management
14 6 (4.35%) ITIL
14 6 (4.35%) Financial Modelling
15 5 (3.62%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (41.30%) SQL
2 9 (6.52%) VBA
3 7 (5.07%) REXX
4 6 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.62%) VB
6 4 (2.90%) Python
7 3 (2.17%) Java
8 2 (1.45%) Perl
8 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.45%) PL/1
8 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.45%) Scala
9 1 (0.72%) R
9 1 (0.72%) JCL
9 1 (0.72%) C
9 1 (0.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (9.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.25%) Degree
2 10 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.72%) ACCA
4 1 (0.72%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.04%) Oracle
3 13 (9.42%) IBM
4 6 (4.35%) Talend
4 6 (4.35%) Cognos
5 5 (3.62%) BT
6 4 (2.90%) Trillium
6 4 (2.90%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.90%) SAP
6 4 (2.90%) Teradata
6 4 (2.90%) Northgate
7 3 (2.17%) Sybase
7 3 (2.17%) Cisco
8 2 (1.45%) webMethods
8 2 (1.45%) Symantec
8 2 (1.45%) Primavera
8 2 (1.45%) VMware
9 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.72%) Anite
9 1 (0.72%) Ab Initio
Ellesmere Port
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: Dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
People Source
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago