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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 79 69 102
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +33
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 53 54 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.69% 2.02% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.78% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 8
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£350 £488 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.22% +81.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £279 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £673 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 £69.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.59% +352.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-4.87% -43.83%
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
2321 1944 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.80% 72.84% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 991 928
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 97 78
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +13 22 £325 -3.70% 14
Cheshire -8 15 £390 -31.57% 4
Lancashire - 10 £350 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £263 - 1
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (46.30%) SQL
2 44 (40.74%) Finance
3 32 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
7 21 (19.44%) Data Modelling
8 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 18 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (15.74%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (14.81%) Oracle
11 15 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (10.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (10.19%) MS Access
13 11 (10.19%) Banking
14 10 (9.26%) Telecoms
14 10 (9.26%) Migration
14 10 (9.26%) Data Integration
14 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
15 9 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
15 9 (8.33%) Data Architecture
15 9 (8.33%) Data Migration
15 9 (8.33%) Degree
15 9 (8.33%) Validation
15 9 (8.33%) Cognos
16 8 (7.41%) Project Management
16 8 (7.41%) NHS
16 8 (7.41%) ETL
16 8 (7.41%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (5.56%) SAS
2 2 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.93%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.85%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.85%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.85%) arcHouse
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.93%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) 2G
1 4 (3.70%) 3G
1 4 (3.70%) 4G
2 3 (2.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (15.74%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (10.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (10.19%) MS Access
7 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (2.78%) Data Mart
8 3 (2.78%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.78%) OLAP
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.85%) QlikView
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.85%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 44 (40.74%) Finance
2 11 (10.19%) Banking
3 10 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.56%) Marketing
5 5 (4.63%) Retail
6 4 (3.70%) Aerospace
6 4 (3.70%) Law
7 3 (2.78%) Billing
8 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.85%) Local Government
9 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (46.30%) Analyst
2 24 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 23 (21.30%) Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Architect
6 8 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Information Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Data Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Data Modeller
9 4 (3.70%) Procurement Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) NHS Information Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Lead Architect
10 3 (2.78%) Designer
10 3 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 3 (2.78%) Commercial Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Senior Information Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) XML
1 3 (2.78%) .NET
2 2 (1.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.26%) Data Integration
3 8 (7.41%) NHS
4 7 (6.48%) Statistics
5 6 (5.56%) Data Extraction
5 6 (5.56%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.70%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.85%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.93%) User Experience
9 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (19.44%) Data Modelling
3 10 (9.26%) Migration
4 9 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
4 9 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 9 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 9 (8.33%) Validation
5 8 (7.41%) Project Management
5 8 (7.41%) ETL
5 8 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.41%) Analytics
6 7 (6.48%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (6.48%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (6.48%) Business Analysis
6 7 (6.48%) ITIL
7 6 (5.56%) Data Management
7 6 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.56%) Data Mapping
8 5 (4.63%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 50 (46.30%) SQL
2 8 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 7 (6.48%) VB
4 6 (5.56%) VBA
5 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.78%) Java
7 2 (1.85%) PL/1
7 2 (1.85%) Perl
7 2 (1.85%) Python
7 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) R
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) C#
8 1 (0.93%) ABAP
8 1 (0.93%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.33%) Degree
3 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (0.93%) IIBA
5 1 (0.93%) CBAP
5 1 (0.93%) ACCA
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB
5 1 (0.93%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.81%) Oracle
3 9 (8.33%) Cognos
4 6 (5.56%) Cisco
5 4 (3.70%) BT
5 4 (3.70%) Trillium
5 4 (3.70%) SAP
5 4 (3.70%) Northgate
6 3 (2.78%) Talend
6 3 (2.78%) IBM
7 2 (1.85%) Teradata
7 2 (1.85%) Anite
7 2 (1.85%) VMware
7 2 (1.85%) Symantec
7 2 (1.85%) webMethods
7 2 (1.85%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.85%) Civica
7 2 (1.85%) Comino
7 2 (1.85%) Capita
7 2 (1.85%) Orchard
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