The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analytics 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 Analytics over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analytics
Rank 137 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.035% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.048% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £338 £538
% change year-on-year
+35.18% -37.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Data Analytics
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
2355 2072 2123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.80% 72.07% 65.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1026 1125
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 110 92
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.49 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.42% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.15 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.97 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Analytics
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 Analytics across the North West region.

Data Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Analytics
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 Analytics within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
Cheshire - 3 - -
Manchester -10 1 £475 +46.15% 5
Merseyside - - - -
Data Analytics
England

Data Analytics
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Data Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) SAS
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) SAS Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) eTOM
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
5 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Cognos
5 1 (12.50%) Social Media
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Data Structures

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Data Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) MI Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) OSS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) OSS Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) eTOM
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos