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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 68 64 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 90 73 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.32% 2.35% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 3.23% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 22
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£350 £338 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +49.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £47.99 £25.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.94% +88.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.81 £22.83 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-13.19% -15.46%
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
2945 2257 1760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.84% 72.62% 72.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1179 850
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 120 88
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.50 £61.00
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 4 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 4 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 4 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 -3 42 £325 - 16
Cheshire -3 20 £373 +0.67% 3
Merseyside -1 11 £275 -15.38% 2
Lancashire +3 4 £275 - 2
Cumbria -7 2 - - 1
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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 67 (46.53%) SQL
2 56 (38.89%) Finance
3 44 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (19.44%) SQL Server
6 26 (18.06%) Microsoft
7 24 (16.67%) ETL
8 23 (15.97%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (14.58%) Migration
10 19 (13.19%) SAS
10 19 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 18 (12.50%) Oracle
11 18 (12.50%) Analytics
12 17 (11.81%) Validation
13 16 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (11.11%) UNIX
14 15 (10.42%) MS Excel
14 15 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
15 14 (9.72%) IBM
15 14 (9.72%) Banking
16 13 (9.03%) Base SAS
16 13 (9.03%) Data Extraction
16 13 (9.03%) Security Cleared
16 13 (9.03%) Mainframe
16 13 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (9.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 12 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
17 12 (8.33%) QlikView

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 2 (1.39%) CMS
3 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.47%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.39%) MS Office
5 1 (0.69%) SPSS
5 1 (0.69%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.39%) Primavera
3 1 (0.69%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.69%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.47%) 3G
1 5 (3.47%) 2G
1 5 (3.47%) 4G
2 4 (2.78%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.69%) DNS
3 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.97%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (13.19%) 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 10 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (5.56%) MS Access
9 7 (4.86%) DB2
10 6 (4.17%) Informix
10 6 (4.17%) Ingres
11 5 (3.47%) Data Mining
11 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (2.78%) Big Data
13 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
14 2 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Talend Open Studio
1 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.69%) ERwin
2 1 (0.69%) Selenium
2 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
General
1 56 (38.89%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.72%) Banking
3 9 (6.25%) Retail
4 7 (4.86%) Marketing
5 5 (3.47%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.78%) Billing
7 3 (2.08%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.69%) Advertising
9 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 78 (54.17%) Analyst
2 38 (26.39%) Data Analyst
3 31 (21.53%) Developer
4 17 (11.81%) Business Analyst
4 17 (11.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 12 (8.33%) SAS Developer
6 9 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 8 (5.56%) Designer
8 7 (4.86%) Architect
8 7 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (4.17%) Information Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) Consultant
9 6 (4.17%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Insight Analyst
11 4 (2.78%) NHS Information Analyst
11 4 (2.78%) Business Data Analyst
11 4 (2.78%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.39%) Akka
1 2 (1.39%) Play Framework
1 2 (1.39%) RESTful
1 2 (1.39%) AngularJS
1 2 (1.39%) JSON
1 2 (1.39%) XML Messaging
1 2 (1.39%) XML
2 1 (0.69%) .NET
2 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.03%) Data Extraction
2 13 (9.03%) Mainframe
3 12 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (6.94%) Data Integration
5 9 (6.25%) NHS
5 9 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.17%) Statistics
7 5 (3.47%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.08%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.39%) Open Source
9 2 (1.39%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.39%) DTV
10 1 (0.69%) GIS
10 1 (0.69%) Informatics
10 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.69%) BYOD
10 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.11%) UNIX
2 6 (4.17%) Windows
3 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (16.67%) ETL
3 21 (14.58%) Migration
4 18 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 18 (12.50%) Analytics
5 17 (11.81%) Validation
6 15 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (7.64%) Data Migration
8 11 (7.64%) Data Validation
9 10 (6.94%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 9 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.56%) Data Architecture
11 8 (5.56%) System Testing
11 8 (5.56%) CRM
12 7 (4.86%) Data Management
13 6 (4.17%) Data Reconciliation
13 6 (4.17%) Database Security
13 6 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 67 (46.53%) SQL
2 10 (6.94%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.86%) VBA
3 7 (4.86%) REXX
4 5 (3.47%) VB
5 4 (2.78%) Python
6 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.39%) Scala
7 2 (1.39%) R
7 2 (1.39%) PL/1
7 2 (1.39%) Perl
7 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.69%) JCL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.03%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.56%) Degree
4 4 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.69%) ACCA
5 1 (0.69%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.50%) Oracle
3 14 (9.72%) IBM
4 7 (4.86%) Teradata
4 7 (4.86%) Talend
5 6 (4.17%) Sybase
6 5 (3.47%) Cognos
6 5 (3.47%) SAP
6 5 (3.47%) BT
7 3 (2.08%) Cisco
7 3 (2.08%) VMware
7 3 (2.08%) Northgate
7 3 (2.08%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.39%) Symantec
8 2 (1.39%) webMethods
8 2 (1.39%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.69%) Informatica
9 1 (0.69%) Trillium
9 1 (0.69%) McAfee
9 1 (0.69%) Ab Initio
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £19 - £20 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago