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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 87 101 116
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 48 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.59% 0.99% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 1.39% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 22
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£335 £333 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £57.00 £20.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.00% +110.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 £25.39
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2130 1940 2087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 70.34% 70.91% 64.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 973 1106
Average daily rate £375 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 94 109
Average hourly rate £27.17 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.51% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 August 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
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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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 +16 22 £335 +34.00% 8
Manchester +1 12 £325 -2.25% 12
Lancashire - 6 £400 - 2
Cumbria - 2 - - 1
Merseyside +3 1 £200 -42.85% 1
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 52 (42.62%) SQL
2 36 (29.51%) Finance
3 29 (23.77%) Migration
3 29 (23.77%) Oracle
4 27 (22.13%) MS Excel
5 24 (19.67%) SQL Server
6 23 (18.85%) Data Modelling
6 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
7 18 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (13.93%) Data Migration
8 17 (13.93%) ETL
9 16 (13.11%) Banking
10 15 (12.30%) Data Cleansing
11 14 (11.48%) Relational Database
11 14 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (10.66%) MS Visio
12 13 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (10.66%) Business Analysis
13 12 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (9.02%) SAP
14 11 (9.02%) QlikView
15 10 (8.20%) UNIX
15 10 (8.20%) Validation
16 9 (7.38%) Windows
16 9 (7.38%) Business Objects
16 9 (7.38%) SAP Data Services
17 8 (6.56%) Dimensional Modelling
17 8 (6.56%) MS Project
17 8 (6.56%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.46%) SAS
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (22.13%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.66%) MS Visio
3 8 (6.56%) MS Project
4 7 (5.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Maximo
1 3 (2.46%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (9.02%) QlikView
6 9 (7.38%) SAP Data Services
7 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.28%) Big Data
9 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.28%) BODI
9 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.64%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.64%) OLAP
11 2 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.64%) MS Access
11 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.82%) LSMW
2 1 (0.82%) Toad
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
General
1 36 (29.51%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) Banking
3 5 (4.10%) Back Office
4 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.64%) Legal
4 2 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (55.74%) Analyst
2 36 (29.51%) Data Analyst
3 23 (18.85%) Business Analyst
4 13 (10.66%) Consultant
5 10 (8.20%) Developer
6 8 (6.56%) Database Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.92%) Information Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) DBA
9 4 (3.28%) SAP Data Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
9 4 (3.28%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Tester
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (3.28%) Project Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Data Manager
9 4 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) BAPI
2 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.82%) Web Services
2 1 (0.82%) XML
2 1 (0.82%) ODBC
2 1 (0.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) Replication
2 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.10%) NHS
2 5 (4.10%) Data Extraction
3 3 (2.46%) Statistics
4 2 (1.64%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.82%) Economics
5 1 (0.82%) GIS
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.20%) UNIX
2 9 (7.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.77%) Migration
2 23 (18.85%) Data Modelling
3 17 (13.93%) Data Migration
3 17 (13.93%) ETL
4 15 (12.30%) Data Cleansing
5 13 (10.66%) Business Analysis
6 12 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (8.20%) Validation
8 8 (6.56%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (6.56%) Data Management
9 7 (5.74%) Information Security
9 7 (5.74%) Data Mapping
10 6 (4.92%) Analytics
10 6 (4.92%) Six Sigma
10 6 (4.92%) Project Management
10 6 (4.92%) ITIL
11 4 (3.28%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (3.28%) CRM
12 3 (2.46%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (42.62%) SQL
2 8 (6.56%) T-SQL
2 8 (6.56%) PL/SQL
3 5 (4.10%) VBA
4 3 (2.46%) ABAP
5 2 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.74%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) ISEB
4 3 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) IIBA
5 2 (1.64%) CBAP
6 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 29 (23.77%) Oracle
2 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.02%) SAP
4 9 (7.38%) Business Objects
5 7 (5.74%) Splunk
5 7 (5.74%) Tableau
6 4 (3.28%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.28%) Ab Initio
7 3 (2.46%) Trillium
7 3 (2.46%) Capita
7 3 (2.46%) Talend
8 1 (0.82%) VMware
8 1 (0.82%) Cognos
8 1 (0.82%) McAfee
8 1 (0.82%) Informatica
8 1 (0.82%) Citrix
8 1 (0.82%) Northgate
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