The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analytics
North West / Merseyside
Rank 31 33 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.51% 2.07% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.56% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £525 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £25.31 £31.70
% change year-on-year -31.83% -20.17%  

Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 270 273 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 84.64% 80.77% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 182 126
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Merseyside

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytics in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in Merseyside

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Merseyside over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in Merseyside

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in Merseyside

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Liverpool +2 6 £550 +57.14% 1
Bootle - 1 £325 -
Analytics
North West

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Intranet
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) Extranet
3 3 (25.00%) SEO
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Google
3 3 (25.00%) InfoPath
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 3 (25.00%) Nintex
3 3 (25.00%) WF
3 3 (25.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) InfoPath
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Extranet
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
1 3 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) NGN
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Web Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Improvement Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
1 3 (25.00%) WF
1 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Animation
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (8.33%) Photography
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) SEO
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Web Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Insight
3 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Service Design
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Google
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Nintex
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) Nortel