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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualisation over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Visualisation
England / North West
Rank 97 122 133
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +11
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 30 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 0.96% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.65% 2.85% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 9
Median daily rate £376 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £230 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £675 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £405 £430
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.48 £47.91 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.34% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £95.00 £33.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+187.87% +112.90%

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
821 1263 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.58% 33.57% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 731 547
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 63 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% +3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £45.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

Visualisation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Visualisation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualisation within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 +3 13 £350 -1.40% 10
Cheshire +32 10 £400 +25.00% 1
Merseyside - 4 £350 -
Visualisation
England

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 20 (37.74%) Data Visualisation
1 20 (37.74%) Tableau
2 19 (35.85%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (33.96%) ETL
4 17 (32.08%) SQL
4 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
6 13 (24.53%) Finance
6 13 (24.53%) Dashboard Development
7 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (20.75%) Analytics
7 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (18.87%) Data Mining
9 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.98%) Data Mapping
9 9 (16.98%) Business Transformation
9 9 (16.98%) Office 365
9 9 (16.98%) Splunk
10 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
11 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (13.21%) Hadoop
11 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (13.21%) Big Data
12 6 (11.32%) Data Analytics
12 6 (11.32%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
12 6 (11.32%) QlikView
12 6 (11.32%) Oracle

Visualisation
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 3 (5.66%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.66%) SAS
2 2 (3.77%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SPSS
2 2 (3.77%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.89%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.89%) SAP MDG
1 1 (1.89%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Office 365
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (18.87%) Data Mining
4 7 (13.21%) Big Data
4 7 (13.21%) Hadoop
4 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (11.32%) QlikView
6 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.55%) Power BI
7 3 (5.66%) Apache Hive
7 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (5.66%) DB2
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (5.66%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.77%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Consultant
2 14 (26.42%) Architect
2 14 (26.42%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (13.21%) Tableau Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Security Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Splunk Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Principal Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Tableau Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Principal Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Dashboard Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) DBA
7 3 (5.66%) QlikView Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Splunk Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) REST
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Kafka
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Data Extraction
2 4 (7.55%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.66%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Neural Network
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
1 3 (5.66%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Data Visualisation
2 19 (35.85%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (33.96%) ETL
4 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (24.53%) Dashboard Development
6 11 (20.75%) Analytics
7 9 (16.98%) Business Transformation
7 9 (16.98%) Data Mapping
7 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
8 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
9 6 (11.32%) Data Analytics
9 6 (11.32%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (9.43%) Actionable Insight
10 5 (9.43%) Data Management
10 5 (9.43%) Translating Business Requirements
11 4 (7.55%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (7.55%) Performance Optimisation
11 4 (7.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) Java
3 3 (5.66%) Perl
3 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.77%) C
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.77%) R
5 1 (1.89%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) CEH
2 2 (3.77%) CISA
2 2 (3.77%) CISSP
2 2 (3.77%) SANS
3 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) EnCase
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Tableau
2 9 (16.98%) Splunk
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle
5 5 (9.43%) SAP
6 3 (5.66%) Informatica
7 2 (3.77%) Ab Initio
7 2 (3.77%) Actian
7 2 (3.77%) Cellebrite
7 2 (3.77%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (3.77%) ParAccel
7 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.77%) Sybase
7 2 (3.77%) Teradata
8 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) Talend