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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistical Analysis
Rank 139 125 122
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.17% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.23% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £323 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £258
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +24.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -29.23%
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
2814 2193 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.34% 73.12% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1165 895
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £549 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 93 83
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.83 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.72% +27.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 3 - - 2
Lancashire - 2 - -
Statistical Analysis
England

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 7 (41.18%) HP
1 7 (41.18%) Visualisation
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
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%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 5 (29.41%) Requirements Management
3 5 (29.41%) Business Development
3 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (29.41%) User Experience
3 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (29.41%) Release Management
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Statistics
5 3 (17.65%) BC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 3 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%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) 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%) MS Access
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
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%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
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%) Statistical Analyst
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 7 (41.18%) Visualisation
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) User Experience
3 3 (17.65%) Statistics
4 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.88%) NHS
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Economics
5 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) HPUX
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) UML
1 6 (35.29%) OO
1 6 (35.29%) Change Management
1 6 (35.29%) Validation
2 5 (29.41%) Requirements Management
2 5 (29.41%) Business Development
2 5 (29.41%) Release Management
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
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
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (17.65%) BC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) MBA
4 1 (5.88%) IIBA
4 1 (5.88%) CBAP
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) Curam