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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analysis
Rank 156 142 133
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £388 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £327 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £613 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £29.75 -
% change year-on-year
-22.68% -
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
3185 2895 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.60% 77.53% 74.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 1668 1250
Median daily rate £425 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 140 119
Median hourly rate £36.52 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £14.50 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Technical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Technical Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 6 £325 -46.93% 1
Cheshire -8 1 £450 +15.38%
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Technical Analysis
England

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) SCOM
3 6 (50.00%) IIS
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) Toad
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) CICS
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) Toad
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Server Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (8.33%) BYOD
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
1 2 (16.67%) Coaching
1 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (16.67%) Data Management
1 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (16.67%) ETL
1 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Test Management
1 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Validation
1 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Presales
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle