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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistical Analysis
Rank 136 130 136
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.071% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.097% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£225 £294 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.40% +109.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.34 £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-34.64% -33.33%
Statistical 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
2389 2060 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.64% 73.23% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 994 1040
Average daily rate £378 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.68% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 128 89
Average hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.90 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Statistical Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 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
Merseyside - 1 £425 - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Statistical Analysis
England

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) HPUX
1 8 (72.73%) HP
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 7 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (63.64%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (63.64%) Release Management
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Security Testing
2 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 7 (63.64%) WebLogic Integration
2 7 (63.64%) TIBCO
2 7 (63.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 7 (63.64%) FTP
2 7 (63.64%) SUSE
2 7 (63.64%) VB
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Apache
2 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 7 (63.64%) MS Access
2 7 (63.64%) N-Tier
2 7 (63.64%) SOA
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) SAP CRM

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
1 7 (63.64%) Apache
1 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
1 7 (63.64%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Academy Housing
1 2 (18.18%) arcHouse
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) MS Access
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) N-Tier
2 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) HPUX
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) SUSE
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) SOA
1 7 (63.64%) Release Management
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Security Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) VB
1 7 (63.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB Practitioner
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) TIBCO
3 2 (18.18%) Anite
3 2 (18.18%) Northgate
3 2 (18.18%) Civica
3 2 (18.18%) Comino
3 2 (18.18%) Capita
3 2 (18.18%) Orchard
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Axway
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