The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 28 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.61% 1.64% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 2.41% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£315 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -54.28%
Analytics
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
133 83 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 81.60% 68.03% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 55 56
Average daily rate £375 £328 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £187 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.00 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.17 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.00 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Analytics
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) R
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) MarkLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Netezza

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MS Access
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MarkLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
1 2 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Service Performance Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) Netezza