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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 66 68 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 85 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.32% 1.98% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 2.75% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 21
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£370 £343 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +51.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £209 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £47.99 £50.08 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.17% +277.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.30 £22.83 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-11.07% -0.76%
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
2778 2180 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.69% 72.09% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1153 840
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 110 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.92 £13.67 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +9 41 £325 -7.14% 19
Cheshire -11 18 £370 +5.71% 4
Merseyside -6 7 £275 -15.38% 3
Lancashire +11 5 £275 - 3
Cumbria -7 2 - - 1
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 65 (45.14%) SQL
2 54 (37.50%) Finance
3 43 (29.86%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 27 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 27 (18.75%) ETL
7 25 (17.36%) Migration
8 24 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (13.19%) Oracle
10 19 (13.19%) SAS
10 19 (13.19%) Analytics
11 18 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 17 (11.81%) Data Modelling
12 17 (11.81%) Validation
13 16 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (11.11%) UNIX
14 14 (9.72%) Banking
15 13 (9.03%) Base SAS
15 13 (9.03%) Data Extraction
15 13 (9.03%) IBM
15 13 (9.03%) Mainframe
15 13 (9.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 12 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
16 12 (8.33%) Data Migration
16 12 (8.33%) Security Cleared
16 12 (8.33%) QlikView

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (13.19%) SAS
2 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.39%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.47%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.39%) MS Office
5 1 (0.69%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.39%) Primavera
2 2 (1.39%) Agresso
2 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.69%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.69%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.69%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.69%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) 4G
1 3 (2.08%) Ethernet
1 3 (2.08%) DNS
1 3 (2.08%) 3G
1 3 (2.08%) 2G
2 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (9.03%) Base SAS
5 13 (9.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 12 (8.33%) QlikView
7 11 (7.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (5.56%) Relational Database
9 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (4.86%) DB2
10 6 (4.17%) MS Access
10 6 (4.17%) Informix
10 6 (4.17%) Ingres
10 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
11 5 (3.47%) Data Mining
12 4 (2.78%) Big Data
12 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
13 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.69%) Selenium
4 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.69%) ERwin
General
1 54 (37.50%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Banking
3 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.94%) Retail
5 7 (4.86%) Marketing
6 5 (3.47%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.78%) Billing
8 3 (2.08%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.39%) Electronics
10 1 (0.69%) Local Government
10 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (56.94%) Analyst
2 41 (28.47%) Data Analyst
3 29 (20.14%) Developer
4 17 (11.81%) Business Analyst
4 17 (11.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 11 (7.64%) SAS Developer
6 9 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 8 (5.56%) Architect
7 8 (5.56%) Designer
8 7 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Data Architect
9 6 (4.17%) Consultant
10 5 (3.47%) Information Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) Insight Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.78%) Business Data Analyst
12 3 (2.08%) Commercial Analyst
12 3 (2.08%) Exchange Engineer
12 3 (2.08%) NHS Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) .NET
1 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.39%) XML Messaging
2 2 (1.39%) CSS
2 2 (1.39%) XML
2 2 (1.39%) HTML
2 2 (1.39%) RESTful
2 2 (1.39%) JSON
2 2 (1.39%) Play Framework
2 2 (1.39%) Akka
2 2 (1.39%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.03%) Data Extraction
2 13 (9.03%) Mainframe
3 12 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (6.94%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.56%) NHS
5 8 (5.56%) Data Integration
6 5 (3.47%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.47%) Statistics
7 4 (2.78%) Open Source
8 3 (2.08%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.39%) DTV
9 2 (1.39%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.69%) BYOD
10 1 (0.69%) Informatics
10 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.11%) UNIX
2 9 (6.25%) Windows
3 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.86%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (18.75%) ETL
3 25 (17.36%) Migration
4 19 (13.19%) Analytics
5 17 (11.81%) Data Modelling
5 17 (11.81%) Validation
6 16 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 11 (7.64%) Business Analysis
9 10 (6.94%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.94%) Data Validation
9 10 (6.94%) Data Management
10 8 (5.56%) CRM
10 8 (5.56%) System Testing
10 8 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.86%) Data Architecture
12 6 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (4.17%) Data Reconciliation
12 6 (4.17%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.14%) SQL
2 10 (6.94%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.86%) REXX
3 7 (4.86%) VBA
4 5 (3.47%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.08%) VB
7 2 (1.39%) PL/1
7 2 (1.39%) Python
7 2 (1.39%) C#
7 2 (1.39%) Java
7 2 (1.39%) R
7 2 (1.39%) Scala
8 1 (0.69%) JCL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.86%) Degree
4 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.69%) ACCA
5 1 (0.69%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.19%) Oracle
3 13 (9.03%) IBM
4 8 (5.56%) SAP
4 8 (5.56%) Talend
5 7 (4.86%) Teradata
6 6 (4.17%) Sybase
7 5 (3.47%) VMware
8 4 (2.78%) Cognos
9 3 (2.08%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.08%) Northgate
9 3 (2.08%) BT
10 2 (1.39%) Symantec
10 2 (1.39%) webMethods
10 2 (1.39%) Cisco
10 2 (1.39%) Adobe
10 2 (1.39%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.69%) Rapid7
11 1 (0.69%) DoubleClick
11 1 (0.69%) Syncsort
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