The table below looks at the statistics for Technical 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 Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analysis
Rank 145 127 116
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
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£569 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.97% +8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 - £26.32
Technical 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
2770 2245 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.67% 72.28% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1179 849
Average daily rate £393 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 113 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.16 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Technical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Analysis across the North West region.

Technical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Technical Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 -5 3 £613 +32.43% 1
Cheshire -8 2 £390 -
Technical Analysis
England

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Technical 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 Technical Analysis.

1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) J2EE
2 5 (38.46%) EAI
2 5 (38.46%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Lombardi
2 5 (38.46%) Pega
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Use Case
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Local Government
5 2 (15.38%) AquaLogic
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) Billing

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Technical 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 Technical Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Lombardi
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Toad
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Local Government
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) ArcSight Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) EAI
1 5 (38.46%) SOA
1 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Use Case
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Test Management
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
2 2 (15.38%) ERP
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
1 1 (7.69%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Pega
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) ArcSight