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 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analysis
Rank 146 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £308 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £13.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+180.76% -60.60%
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
2963 2214 1927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.64% 72.90% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1193 967
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 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 99 87
Average hourly rate £37.97 £27.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.05% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.91 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 July 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 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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Technical Analysis
England

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 5 (41.67%) EAI
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) Lombardi
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (41.67%) Pega
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Document Management
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Local Government
4 2 (16.67%) AquaLogic
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (16.67%) AquaLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Lombardi
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Local Government
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) EAI
1 5 (41.67%) SOA
1 5 (41.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) System Testing
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) Pega
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Google