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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 76 83 97
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 77 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.12% 1.56% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.13% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 27 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £397 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £52.13 £50.08 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +277.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.03 £28.54 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.68 £71.62 £18.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-17.43% +39.74%
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
2779 2211 1850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.54% 73.21% 73.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1647 1173 909
Average daily rate £388 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 96 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +26.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 32 £330 -2.22% 22
Cheshire -6 12 £283 -15.67% 5
Lancashire +11 10 £394 - 6
Merseyside -4 9 £193 -3.75%
Cumbria -18 1 - -
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 64 (39.51%) SQL
2 51 (31.48%) Finance
3 45 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (21.60%) SQL Server
5 32 (19.75%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (17.28%) Migration
6 28 (17.28%) ETL
7 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (14.20%) SAS
9 23 (14.20%) MS Excel
10 21 (12.96%) Banking
10 21 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (12.96%) Analytics
11 20 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (11.73%) UNIX
13 18 (11.11%) Oracle
13 18 (11.11%) Validation
14 16 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (9.88%) Base SAS
15 15 (9.26%) Data Management
15 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (9.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 14 (8.64%) Data Modelling
17 13 (8.02%) IBM
18 12 (7.41%) T-SQL
18 12 (7.41%) Mainframe
18 12 (7.41%) Business Analysis
18 12 (7.41%) Data Migration
18 12 (7.41%) Data Extraction

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 23 (14.20%) SAS
2 5 (3.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.23%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.70%) MS Office
4 5 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (2.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.62%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Primavera
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.23%) Agresso
1 2 (1.23%) SAP HCM
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.62%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.09%) DNS
2 1 (0.62%) Intranet
2 1 (0.62%) 3G
2 1 (0.62%) 2G
2 1 (0.62%) 4G
2 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 32 (19.75%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (9.88%) Base SAS
6 15 (9.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 12 (7.41%) QlikView
7 12 (7.41%) Relational Database
8 11 (6.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (4.32%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.70%) Ingres
10 6 (3.70%) Data Mining
10 6 (3.70%) DB2
10 6 (3.70%) Informix
10 6 (3.70%) MS Access
11 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.47%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.85%) Big Data
12 3 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (3.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.62%) Selenium
4 1 (0.62%) ERwin
General
1 51 (31.48%) Finance
2 21 (12.96%) Banking
3 10 (6.17%) Retail
4 9 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.32%) Marketing
6 5 (3.09%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.85%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Electronics
8 2 (1.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.62%) Local Government
9 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 93 (57.41%) Analyst
2 46 (28.40%) Data Analyst
3 29 (17.90%) Developer
4 24 (14.81%) Business Analyst
5 16 (9.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 12 (7.41%) SAS Developer
7 11 (6.79%) Architect
8 9 (5.56%) Consultant
8 9 (5.56%) Data Architect
8 9 (5.56%) Designer
9 7 (4.32%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.09%) Project Engineer
10 5 (3.09%) Exchange Engineer
10 5 (3.09%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.09%) Migration Engineer
10 5 (3.09%) Information Analyst
10 5 (3.09%) Insight Analyst
11 4 (2.47%) Business Data Analyst
11 4 (2.47%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.70%) .NET
1 6 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.85%) jQuery
2 3 (1.85%) HTML
3 2 (1.23%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.23%) Akka
3 2 (1.23%) Play Framework
3 2 (1.23%) RESTful
3 2 (1.23%) CSS
3 2 (1.23%) JSON
4 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.62%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.62%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.41%) IBM Mainframe
2 12 (7.41%) Data Extraction
2 12 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 10 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.17%) Data Integration
4 9 (5.56%) NHS
5 5 (3.09%) GIS
5 5 (3.09%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.47%) Statistics
7 3 (1.85%) User Experience
8 2 (1.23%) DTV
8 2 (1.23%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) BYOD
9 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.62%) Informatics
9 1 (0.62%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.73%) UNIX
2 10 (6.17%) Windows
3 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.85%) AIX
5 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (17.28%) ETL
2 28 (17.28%) Migration
3 21 (12.96%) Analytics
4 18 (11.11%) Validation
5 16 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (9.26%) Data Management
6 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (8.64%) Data Modelling
8 12 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 12 (7.41%) Data Migration
9 10 (6.17%) Data Validation
9 10 (6.17%) Configuration Management
10 9 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.94%) System Testing
12 7 (4.32%) Project Planning
12 7 (4.32%) Project Management
12 7 (4.32%) CRM
12 7 (4.32%) TDD
13 6 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 64 (39.51%) SQL
2 12 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.32%) VBA
3 7 (4.32%) REXX
4 5 (3.09%) C#
4 5 (3.09%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.47%) VB
6 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.23%) Scala
7 2 (1.23%) R
7 2 (1.23%) Java
7 2 (1.23%) Python
8 1 (0.62%) PL/1
8 1 (0.62%) X++
8 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.47%) Degree
4 2 (1.23%) ISEB
4 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.11%) Oracle
3 13 (8.02%) IBM
4 8 (4.94%) SAP
4 8 (4.94%) Teradata
5 6 (3.70%) Sybase
5 6 (3.70%) Talend
6 5 (3.09%) VMware
7 4 (2.47%) Cognos
8 3 (1.85%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.23%) Cisco
9 2 (1.23%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.23%) Adobe
10 1 (0.62%) Informatica
10 1 (0.62%) Remedy
10 1 (0.62%) McAfee
10 1 (0.62%) BT
10 1 (0.62%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.62%) Northgate
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