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 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
Technical Analysis
Rank 133 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 7 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£531 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £393 £320
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +22.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.00
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
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%

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
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 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
Cheshire - 5 £531 - 2
Manchester - - - -
Technical Analysis
England

Technical 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 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 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
1 5 (35.71%) Use Case
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Nessus
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) CISSP
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) QA
3 3 (21.43%) WCF
3 3 (21.43%) WPF
3 3 (21.43%) ArcSight
3 3 (21.43%) SIEM
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) VB

Technical 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 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) WCF
2 3 (21.43%) WPF
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (7.14%) WinForms
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) JSP
4 1 (7.14%) Struts
4 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Use Case
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) SIEM
3 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) VMware