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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 86 93 93
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 45 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.43% 1.18% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.28% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% +23.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £149 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £416 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.75 £19.50 £15.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +27.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £19.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £143.50 £16.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Data Analyst
England

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
2919 2508 2428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.78% 92.17% 91.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1287 1242
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 178 181
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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
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 26 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +18 28 £235 -6.00% 10
Cheshire -1 10 £364 +12.86% 7
Merseyside -11 2 - -
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Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 48 (56.47%) SQL
2 25 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 23 (27.06%) Finance
4 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 17 (20.00%) Oracle
5 17 (20.00%) Migration
5 17 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
7 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
7 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (14.12%) Data Cleansing
8 12 (14.12%) Data Management
8 12 (14.12%) Asset Management
9 11 (12.94%) Validation
10 10 (11.76%) Data Modelling
10 10 (11.76%) Maximo
11 9 (10.59%) VBA
12 8 (9.41%) ETL
12 8 (9.41%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (8.24%) Data Validation
13 7 (8.24%) SAP
13 7 (8.24%) NHS
14 6 (7.06%) VB
14 6 (7.06%) MS Access
14 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
14 6 (7.06%) Data Extraction
14 6 (7.06%) Data Structures
14 6 (7.06%) Analytics
15 5 (5.88%) Data Mapping
15 5 (5.88%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (5.88%) SAS
2 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.88%) MS Office
4 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Maximo
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.35%) Academy Housing
2 2 (2.35%) arcHouse
2 2 (2.35%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.18%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.18%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.18%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.18%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) MS Access
3 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.18%) HBase
7 1 (1.18%) Big Data
7 1 (1.18%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.18%) LSMW
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Banking
2 2 (2.35%) Billing
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
3 1 (1.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.18%) HTML
2 1 (1.18%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) NHS
3 6 (7.06%) Data Structures
3 6 (7.06%) Data Extraction
4 4 (4.71%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.71%) Statistics
5 3 (3.53%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) Data Analysis
2 17 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 17 (20.00%) Migration
3 12 (14.12%) Data Cleansing
3 12 (14.12%) Asset Management
3 12 (14.12%) Data Management
4 11 (12.94%) Validation
5 10 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 8 (9.41%) ETL
7 7 (8.24%) Data Validation
8 6 (7.06%) Analytics
9 5 (5.88%) Data Mapping
9 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.71%) EAM
10 4 (4.71%) ITIL
10 4 (4.71%) CRM
10 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.53%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (56.47%) SQL
2 9 (10.59%) VBA
3 6 (7.06%) VB
4 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.53%) Java
7 2 (2.35%) VBScript
8 1 (1.18%) ABAP
8 1 (1.18%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) Degree
3 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.18%) ISEB
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) IIBA
5 1 (1.18%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Oracle
2 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.24%) SAP
4 5 (5.88%) Trillium
5 4 (4.71%) Northgate
5 4 (4.71%) Talend
6 2 (2.35%) Anite
6 2 (2.35%) Civica
6 2 (2.35%) Comino
6 2 (2.35%) Capita
6 2 (2.35%) Orchard
6 2 (2.35%) Google
7 1 (1.18%) Teradata
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe
7 1 (1.18%) Cognos
7 1 (1.18%) Siebel
7 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
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