The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Visualisation 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 Visualisation over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visualisation
Rank 129 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 7 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.25% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.99 £34.21 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-35.73% +26.70%
Visualisation
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
861 781 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.02% 28.28% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 388 357
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 46
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £32.50 £25.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Visualisation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Visualisation Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Visualisation
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visualisation across the North West region.

Visualisation Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Visualisation
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visualisation across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Visualisation Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Visualisation
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation across the North West region.

Visualisation Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Visualisation
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 Visualisation within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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 - 4 £500 - 1
Manchester -12 2 - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Visualisation
England

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Big Data
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
4 6 (31.58%) Data Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Python
5 4 (21.05%) UNIX
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) CentOS
7 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 2 (10.53%) Ganglia
7 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
7 2 (10.53%) YUM
7 2 (10.53%) Django
7 2 (10.53%) Puppet
7 2 (10.53%) HTTP
7 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.53%) GPFS
7 2 (10.53%) R
7 2 (10.53%) Tableau
7 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (10.53%) Subversion
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Games
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
1 6 (31.58%) Data Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) UI Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) ETL Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) Django
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Economics
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Chemistry
3 1 (5.26%) Biology
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
2 2 (10.53%) CentOS
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
4 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
4 6 (31.58%) Data Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Web Design
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) ERD
7 1 (5.26%) Game Development
7 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) R
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PhD
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) GPFS
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nagios
1 2 (10.53%) Ganglia
1 2 (10.53%) YUM
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Tableau
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos