The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements 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 Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 137 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 17 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.55% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.75% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 7
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£375 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.50 £35.38
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -10.95%
Requirements Analysis
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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
2963 2258 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.33% 72.77% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1622 1187 865
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 £260 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 124 86
Average hourly rate £38.00 £25.25 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.49% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Requirements 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 Requirements Analysis across the North West region.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Requirements 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 Requirements Analysis across the North West region.

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Requirements 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 Requirements Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Lancashire +9 6 £450 -10.00%
Manchester -12 6 £244 -22.31% 4
Cheshire -11 2 £475 +18.75%
Merseyside - 1 £725 - 1
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England

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Requirements 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 Requirements Analysis.

1 12 (32.43%) Business Analysis
2 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (24.32%) Finance
4 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.62%) ETL
6 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle
7 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) Banking
8 4 (10.81%) Validation
8 4 (10.81%) Advertising
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (10.81%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (10.81%) Reference Data
8 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
8 4 (10.81%) PowerPivot
8 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
9 3 (8.11%) User Stories
9 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
9 3 (8.11%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (8.11%) .NET
9 3 (8.11%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Requirements 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 Requirements Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (5.41%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) PowerPivot
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.41%) PowerCenter
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Business Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) ETL Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Payments Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) GIS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) CSS Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 1 (2.70%) User Experience Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) DBA
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Reference Data
2 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.41%) GIS
3 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
4 1 (2.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Solaris
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Business Analysis
2 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) ETL
5 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
6 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.81%) Validation
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (8.11%) User Stories
8 3 (8.11%) RUP
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.11%) Unified Process
8 3 (8.11%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) Data Management
9 2 (5.41%) Logistics
9 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) VBA
4 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) HNC
4 1 (2.70%) HND
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.41%) SCOM
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Cognos
2 2 (5.41%) Remedy
2 2 (5.41%) ESRI
2 2 (5.41%) IBM
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) EMC
2 2 (5.41%) CA
2 2 (5.41%) Informatica
3 1 (2.70%) Lotus
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) Capita
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
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