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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visualisation
Rank 125 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 13 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.35% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-40.62% -14.66%
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England

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
856 797 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.33% 28.08% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 405 389
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 58 53
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.82 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.27% +6.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.50 £10.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +7 4 £500 - 1
Manchester -12 4 £413 +17.85% 2
Lancashire - 4 £385 -
Merseyside - - - -
Visualisation
England

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (68.42%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Data Architecture
3 7 (36.84%) Big Data
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
4 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) ETL
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Reference Data
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
6 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (21.05%) Data Quality
6 4 (21.05%) PowerPivot
7 3 (15.79%) Ganglia
7 3 (15.79%) Tableau
7 3 (15.79%) Puppet
7 3 (15.79%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (15.79%) yum
7 3 (15.79%) CentOS
7 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Visualisation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (21.05%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Big Data
2 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
4 3 (15.79%) MySQL
5 2 (10.53%) QlikView
6 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.26%) SSDT
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
1 8 (42.11%) Data Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) ETL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (5.26%) ETL Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
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%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
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%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) CentOS
1 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 7 (36.84%) Data Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
4 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) ETL
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Analytics
9 1 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (5.26%) CRUD
9 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
9 1 (5.26%) ERD
9 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
9 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C++
1 3 (15.79%) Java
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
1 3 (15.79%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
2 2 (10.53%) R
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) GPFS
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Ganglia
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) yum
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Tableau
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Teradata
3 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Hyperion