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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 81 85 92
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 93 51 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.14% 1.67% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 2.25% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 30 21
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £52.13 £47.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% +184.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.20 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.44 £63.00 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +67.74%
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
3447 2264 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 79.15% 73.91% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2119 1248 1034
Average daily rate £415 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 101 110
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.83 £22.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.08% +19.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 33 £363 +7.40% 23
Merseyside +8 17 £155 -
Lancashire -11 15 £375 -10.71% 7
Cheshire -24 10 £215 -46.25% 3
Cumbria -20 1 - -
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 63 (37.28%) SQL
2 46 (27.22%) Finance
3 43 (25.44%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (21.89%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (19.53%) SQL Server
6 32 (18.93%) Migration
7 31 (18.34%) Microsoft
8 27 (15.98%) MS Excel
9 23 (13.61%) Windows
9 23 (13.61%) ETL
10 21 (12.43%) SAS
10 21 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (11.24%) Banking
12 18 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (10.06%) UNIX
13 17 (10.06%) Validation
13 17 (10.06%) Analytics
14 16 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (8.88%) Oracle
16 14 (8.28%) Base SAS
17 13 (7.69%) Data Management
17 13 (7.69%) T-SQL
18 12 (7.10%) SAP
18 12 (7.10%) Project Management
19 11 (6.51%) QlikView
19 11 (6.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
20 10 (5.92%) Relational Database
20 10 (5.92%) Windows 7
20 10 (5.92%) Data Validation

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 21 (12.43%) SAS
2 7 (4.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.18%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.14%) MS Office
3 4 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Agresso
1 2 (1.18%) Primavera
1 2 (1.18%) SAP HCM
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.59%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.18%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.55%) DNS
2 1 (0.59%) Intranet
2 1 (0.59%) 3G
2 1 (0.59%) 2G
2 1 (0.59%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.89%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (19.53%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (8.28%) Base SAS
6 11 (6.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 11 (6.51%) QlikView
7 10 (5.92%) Relational Database
8 9 (5.33%) MS Access
9 7 (4.14%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (3.55%) Informix
10 6 (3.55%) DB2
10 6 (3.55%) Ingres
10 6 (3.55%) Data Mining
11 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.78%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.78%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.37%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.59%) ERwin
4 1 (0.59%) LSMW
General
1 46 (27.22%) Finance
2 19 (11.24%) Banking
3 10 (5.92%) Retail
4 8 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.73%) Marketing
5 5 (2.96%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.78%) Automotive
7 2 (1.18%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Electronics
8 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 98 (57.99%) Analyst
2 43 (25.44%) Data Analyst
3 30 (17.75%) Business Analyst
4 25 (14.79%) Developer
5 14 (8.28%) Consultant
6 11 (6.51%) SAS Developer
6 11 (6.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 9 (5.33%) SAS Analyst
7 9 (5.33%) Architect
8 8 (4.73%) Analyst Developer
9 7 (4.14%) Migration Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.55%) Information Analyst
11 5 (2.96%) Project Engineer
11 5 (2.96%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.96%) Administrator
11 5 (2.96%) Insight Analyst
12 4 (2.37%) Business Data Analyst
12 4 (2.37%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.55%) .NET
1 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.78%) jQuery
2 3 (1.78%) HTML
3 2 (1.18%) JSON
3 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.18%) Akka
3 2 (1.18%) Play Framework
3 2 (1.18%) RESTful
3 2 (1.18%) CSS
4 1 (0.59%) BAPI
4 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.59%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.59%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.92%) NHS
3 8 (4.73%) GIS
3 8 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.73%) Data Extraction
4 7 (4.14%) Data Integration
4 7 (4.14%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (4.14%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.55%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.96%) User Experience
7 3 (1.78%) Informatics
8 2 (1.18%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.18%) Statistics
8 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.59%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.61%) Windows
2 17 (10.06%) UNIX
3 10 (5.92%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.55%) AIX
6 3 (1.78%) Linux
6 3 (1.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.44%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (18.93%) Migration
3 23 (13.61%) ETL
4 17 (10.06%) Validation
4 17 (10.06%) Analytics
5 15 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.69%) Data Management
7 12 (7.10%) Project Management
8 10 (5.92%) Business Analysis
8 10 (5.92%) Data Validation
9 9 (5.33%) Data Migration
9 9 (5.33%) Project Planning
10 8 (4.73%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.73%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.14%) TDD
11 7 (4.14%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (4.14%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (4.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (4.14%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.28%) SQL
2 13 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.14%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.55%) VBA
5 5 (2.96%) REXX
5 5 (2.96%) VB
5 5 (2.96%) C#
6 3 (1.78%) C++
7 2 (1.18%) Java
7 2 (1.18%) Python
7 2 (1.18%) Scala
7 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.59%) R
8 1 (0.59%) X++
8 1 (0.59%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.59%) ABAP
8 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (5.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.96%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.78%) Degree
4 2 (1.18%) ISEB
4 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.59%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.88%) Oracle
3 12 (7.10%) SAP
4 9 (5.33%) Teradata
5 8 (4.73%) IBM
6 7 (4.14%) VMware
7 6 (3.55%) Sybase
8 4 (2.37%) Talend
9 3 (1.78%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.78%) Cognos
10 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.18%) Adobe
10 2 (1.18%) Ariba
10 2 (1.18%) Cisco
10 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.59%) Remedy
11 1 (0.59%) McAfee
11 1 (0.59%) Civica
11 1 (0.59%) Netezza
11 1 (0.59%) Splunk
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