The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 88 99 99
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 66 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.70% 1.20% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.31% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 10
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£350 £225 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +95.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £179 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £412 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £100.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.25% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -7.69%
Data Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3593 2822 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.70% 91.68% 93.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1945 1523 1027
Average daily rate £388 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 181 172
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Analyst
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 Analyst across the North West region.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Analyst
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 Analyst across the North West region.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 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 -12 24 £325 +49.42% 8
Lancashire +16 17 £435 -
Cheshire -2 11 £336 -1.10%
Merseyside -13 3 £165 -35.29% 1
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title.

1 59 (58.42%) SQL
2 38 (37.62%) Data Analysis
3 26 (25.74%) Oracle
4 25 (24.75%) Finance
5 21 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (19.80%) ETL
6 20 (19.80%) SQL Server
7 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (15.84%) Data Mapping
9 15 (14.85%) Migration
10 14 (13.86%) VBA
11 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
11 13 (12.87%) Data Migration
12 12 (11.88%) SAP
13 11 (10.89%) Validation
14 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
14 10 (9.90%) Analytics
15 9 (8.91%) Spreadsheet
15 9 (8.91%) T-SQL
16 8 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (7.92%) Data Management
16 8 (7.92%) Data Validation
17 7 (6.93%) Data Cleansing
17 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (6.93%) Data Reconciliation
17 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (6.93%) CRM
17 7 (6.93%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.95%) SAS
2 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.99%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.91%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (5.94%) PowerPivot
3 6 (5.94%) MS Office
4 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.99%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) SAP MDM
1 3 (2.97%) Maximo
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.98%) SAP APO
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.99%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.94%) Data Mining
4 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Power View
5 5 (4.95%) QlikView
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.98%) MS Access
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.98%) Big Data
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.99%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.99%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (24.75%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.95%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.98%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.98%) Billing
5 2 (1.98%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) XML
2 1 (0.99%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Data Integration
2 4 (3.96%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.97%) NHS
3 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.97%) Statistics
3 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.98%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.97%) Windows
1 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
1 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) Data Analysis
2 20 (19.80%) ETL
3 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (15.84%) Data Mapping
5 15 (14.85%) Migration
6 13 (12.87%) Data Migration
7 11 (10.89%) Validation
8 10 (9.90%) Analytics
9 8 (7.92%) Data Validation
9 8 (7.92%) Data Management
10 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.93%) CRM
10 7 (6.93%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (6.93%) Data Reconciliation
11 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.94%) E-business
12 5 (4.95%) ERP
12 5 (4.95%) Data Modelling
13 4 (3.96%) Data Protection
13 4 (3.96%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 59 (58.42%) SQL
2 14 (13.86%) VBA
3 9 (8.91%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.93%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.97%) VBScript
5 3 (2.97%) VB
6 1 (0.99%) Java
6 1 (0.99%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) Degree
4 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) CCNP
4 1 (0.99%) CCNA
4 1 (0.99%) CISSP
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (25.74%) Oracle
2 12 (11.88%) SAP
3 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.94%) Talend
5 4 (3.96%) Baan
5 4 (3.96%) Cognos
6 3 (2.97%) Informatica
6 3 (2.97%) Northgate
7 2 (1.98%) Google
7 2 (1.98%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.99%) HP
8 1 (0.99%) Siebel
8 1 (0.99%) Trillium
8 1 (0.99%) IBM
8 1 (0.99%) Ceridian
8 1 (0.99%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.99%) Tableau
8 1 (0.99%) Teradata
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