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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 98 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 59 92 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.67% 2.08% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.54% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 33
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £157 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 7
Median hourly rate £12.58 £37.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.45% -20.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.52 £37.50 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £82.26 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £31.44 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-36.38% +65.47%
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
2934 3629 2421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.83% 82.01% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 2274 1388
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 140 113
Median hourly rate £24.50 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.19 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -23 20 £238 -42.42% 13
Cheshire +10 18 £413 +48.64% 2
Merseyside +4 9 £510 +229.03% 1
Lancashire +10 2 - - 5
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 44 (36.07%) SQL
2 42 (34.43%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (32.79%) Finance
4 38 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (28.69%) ETL
6 24 (19.67%) Oracle
7 22 (18.03%) Visualisation
8 21 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (17.21%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
10 17 (13.93%) Data Modelling
10 17 (13.93%) Project Management
11 16 (13.11%) Data Visualisation
11 16 (13.11%) Analytics
11 16 (13.11%) ServiceNow
11 16 (13.11%) Dynatrace
12 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
12 15 (12.30%) Migration
13 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
13 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (10.66%) Data Integration
15 12 (9.84%) Data Management
16 11 (9.02%) Banking
16 11 (9.02%) UML
16 11 (9.02%) Use Case
16 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (9.02%) Business Analysis
16 11 (9.02%) Cucumber
17 10 (8.20%) Open Source

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.74%) SAS
2 5 (4.10%) Apache
3 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.82%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.64%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.82%) MS Project
4 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.10%) IaaS
2 3 (2.46%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) LAN
1 3 (2.46%) WAN
2 1 (0.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.21%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.74%) Big Data
7 6 (4.92%) Data Mining
8 5 (4.10%) MySQL
8 5 (4.10%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (2.46%) BigQuery
9 3 (2.46%) MS Access
9 3 (2.46%) Power BI
9 3 (2.46%) QlikView
9 3 (2.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (2.46%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.64%) Essbase
10 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.64%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Cucumber
2 8 (6.56%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (5.74%) JIRA
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (32.79%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Banking
3 8 (6.56%) Retail
4 5 (4.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (45.90%) Analyst
2 22 (18.03%) Business Analyst
2 22 (18.03%) Data Analyst
2 22 (18.03%) Developer
3 9 (7.38%) Delivery Manager
3 9 (7.38%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (7.38%) Senior Business Analyst
3 9 (7.38%) SQL Analyst
4 8 (6.56%) Data Business Analyst
4 8 (6.56%) SQL Data Analyst
4 8 (6.56%) Tester
5 7 (5.74%) ETL Tester
5 7 (5.74%) Senior Manager
5 7 (5.74%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (4.92%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 6 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Oracle Project Manager
7 5 (4.10%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.10%) XML
2 2 (1.64%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) CSS
2 2 (1.64%) REST
2 2 (1.64%) SOAP
2 2 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (0.82%) GWT
3 1 (0.82%) HTML
3 1 (0.82%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.03%) Visualisation
2 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.66%) Data Integration
4 9 (7.38%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.10%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.46%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.64%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.64%) Life Science
8 2 (1.64%) NHS
9 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.82%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.56%) Unix
2 6 (4.92%) Linux
2 6 (4.92%) Windows
3 2 (1.64%) Solaris
4 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.43%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (28.69%) ETL
4 21 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (13.93%) Data Modelling
5 17 (13.93%) Project Management
6 16 (13.11%) Analytics
6 16 (13.11%) Data Visualisation
7 15 (12.30%) Migration
8 12 (9.84%) Data Management
9 11 (9.02%) Business Analysis
9 11 (9.02%) UML
9 11 (9.02%) Use Case
10 10 (8.20%) Data Migration
10 10 (8.20%) Open Source
11 9 (7.38%) Data Acquisition
12 8 (6.56%) Data Architecture
12 8 (6.56%) Service Design
12 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (6.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.07%) SQL
2 9 (7.38%) PL/SQL
3 7 (5.74%) Java
4 6 (4.92%) Python
4 6 (4.92%) VBA
5 5 (4.10%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.64%) C#
6 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.82%) ABAP
7 1 (0.82%) C++
7 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Degree
1 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.64%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.10%) ISO20022
3 4 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (19.67%) Oracle
2 16 (13.11%) Dynatrace
2 16 (13.11%) ServiceNow
3 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.56%) Talend
5 6 (4.92%) Hyperion
6 5 (4.10%) SaltStack
7 4 (3.28%) Google
7 4 (3.28%) SAP
8 3 (2.46%) Citrix
8 3 (2.46%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.46%) Tableau
8 3 (2.46%) Wyse
9 2 (1.64%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.64%) Trillium
10 1 (0.82%) Cognos
10 1 (0.82%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.82%) Informatica
10 1 (0.82%) Vertica