The table below looks at the statistics for Statistical 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 Statistical Analysis over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistical Analysis
Rank 153 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £323 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £427 £323 £250
% change year-on-year
+32.24% +29.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £13.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+217.30% -42.22%
Statistical 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
2940 2205 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.80% 73.43% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1188 983
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 102 90
Average hourly rate £37.97 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.05% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Statistical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Statistical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Statistical 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 Statistical Analysis across the North West region.

Statistical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Statistical 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 Statistical Analysis across the North West region.

Statistical Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Statistical 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 Statistical Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -8 5 £378 +17.20%
Statistical Analysis
England

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Statistical 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 Statistical Analysis.

1 9 (52.94%) HP
2 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (41.18%) Visualisation
3 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (41.18%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 7 (41.18%) ISEB
3 7 (41.18%) ISEB Practitioner
3 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
3 7 (41.18%) Release Management
3 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Security Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Validation
4 6 (35.29%) Change Management
4 6 (35.29%) UML
4 6 (35.29%) OO
5 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Requirements Management
5 5 (29.41%) Business Development
5 5 (29.41%) User Experience
5 5 (29.41%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (23.53%) BC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) IBM
8 2 (11.76%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (11.76%) TIBCO

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Statistical 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 Statistical Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) MS Access
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.88%) QlikView
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Managing Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAS BI Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Head of Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Insight Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (41.18%) Visualisation
3 5 (29.41%) User Experience
4 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
4 2 (11.76%) Statistics
5 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) HPUX
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Release Management
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
1 7 (41.18%) Security Testing
1 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
1 7 (41.18%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (35.29%) UML
2 6 (35.29%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Validation
3 5 (29.41%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Requirements Management
3 5 (29.41%) Business Development
3 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB Practitioner
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) BC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) MBA
5 1 (5.88%) IIBA
5 1 (5.88%) CBAP
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) Curam