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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 88 65 104
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +39
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 58 69 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.72% 2.50% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 3.46% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £665 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.47% +24.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £16.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -56.16%
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
2501 1993 1717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.06% 72.16% 69.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1432 1014 884
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 118 95
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 £12.58 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 27 £325 - 16
Cheshire -6 15 £500 -13.41% 3
Merseyside -6 8 £250 - 2
Lancashire -11 4 £368 +33.63% 3
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 53 (44.17%) SQL
2 45 (37.50%) Finance
3 35 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (28.33%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 24 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 19 (15.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (14.17%) MS Excel
9 16 (13.33%) Oracle
9 16 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (10.83%) MS PowerPoint
12 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 12 (10.00%) Analytics
12 12 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (9.17%) Telecoms
13 11 (9.17%) Banking
13 11 (9.17%) MS Access
13 11 (9.17%) Project Management
13 11 (9.17%) SC Cleared
14 10 (8.33%) Data Integration
14 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 10 (8.33%) Degree
14 10 (8.33%) Migration
15 9 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (7.50%) Cognos
15 9 (7.50%) NHS
15 9 (7.50%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (5.00%) SAS
2 2 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (14.17%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (3.33%) MS Office
4 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.67%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.67%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.83%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.83%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) 3G
1 5 (4.17%) 2G
1 5 (4.17%) 4G
2 4 (3.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (9.17%) MS Access
6 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.50%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.50%) Big Data
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.67%) QlikView
9 1 (0.83%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 45 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Banking
2 11 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.00%) Retail
4 5 (4.17%) Marketing
5 4 (3.33%) Billing
5 4 (3.33%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.33%) Law
6 2 (1.67%) Local Government
6 2 (1.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (52.50%) Analyst
2 27 (22.50%) Data Analyst
3 23 (19.17%) Developer
4 12 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 11 (9.17%) Business Analyst
6 9 (7.50%) Architect
6 9 (7.50%) SQL Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Information Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.33%) Procurement Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Lead Architect
10 4 (3.33%) NHS Information Analyst
11 3 (2.50%) Senior Information Analyst
11 3 (2.50%) Designer
11 3 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 3 (2.50%) Senior Data Analyst
11 3 (2.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) XML
2 2 (1.67%) XML Messaging
2 2 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 9 (7.50%) NHS
4 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.83%) Statistics
6 5 (4.17%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.33%) Data Extraction
8 3 (2.50%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.67%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.83%) User Experience
10 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.50%) Windows
2 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.33%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 12 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (10.00%) Analytics
4 11 (9.17%) Project Management
5 10 (8.33%) Migration
6 9 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (7.50%) Data Migration
6 9 (7.50%) Financial Modelling
6 9 (7.50%) Data Architecture
7 8 (6.67%) ETL
8 7 (5.83%) ITIL
8 7 (5.83%) Validation
8 7 (5.83%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (5.83%) Business Analysis
8 7 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.00%) Data Management
10 5 (4.17%) Asset Management
10 5 (4.17%) Change Management
10 5 (4.17%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 53 (44.17%) SQL
2 7 (5.83%) VBA
3 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.00%) VB
4 3 (2.50%) Java
4 3 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.67%) Python
5 2 (1.67%) PL/1
5 2 (1.67%) Perl
6 1 (0.83%) C
6 1 (0.83%) C#
6 1 (0.83%) ABAP
6 1 (0.83%) JCL
6 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.17%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.67%) MCSE
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ACCA
6 1 (0.83%) CIMA
6 1 (0.83%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.33%) Oracle
3 9 (7.50%) Cognos
4 6 (5.00%) Cisco
5 5 (4.17%) BT
5 5 (4.17%) SAP
6 4 (3.33%) Trillium
6 4 (3.33%) Northgate
7 3 (2.50%) IBM
7 3 (2.50%) Talend
8 2 (1.67%) Anite
8 2 (1.67%) VMware
8 2 (1.67%) Teradata
8 2 (1.67%) webMethods
8 2 (1.67%) Symantec
8 2 (1.67%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.67%) Civica
8 2 (1.67%) Comino
8 2 (1.67%) Capita
8 2 (1.67%) Orchard
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