Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Analytics
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 92 83
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 +45
Contract jobs citing Analytics 140 154 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.45% 2.25% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 2.69% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 91 149
North West median daily rate £469 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% - -
10th Percentile £308 £300 £263
90th Percentile £671 £588 £752
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
North West median hourly rate £66.80 £19.00 £33.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +251.59% -42.98% -59.37%
10th Percentile £61.56 £16.68 £33.06
90th Percentile £69.07 £20.33 £33.58
England median hourly rate £31.16 £21.50 £24.62
% change year-on-year +44.91% -12.65% +23.08%

Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4624 5727 6938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.08% 83.79% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3686 4208
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 166 282
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.79 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the North West

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in the North West

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in the North West

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in the North West

Analytics
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 Analytics within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +22 78 £425 +6.25% 60
Cheshire +1 32 £420 -16.00% 8
Lancashire +23 15 £610 +77.45% 4
Merseyside +3 10 £550 +41.94% 2
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 48 (34.29%) Finance
2 43 (30.71%) Data Analytics
3 39 (27.86%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (21.43%) Big Data
5 28 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (15.71%) Unix
7 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 21 (15.00%) Hadoop
8 20 (14.29%) Linux
8 20 (14.29%) SQL
9 19 (13.57%) Oracle
9 19 (13.57%) SAS
10 18 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (12.14%) Splunk
11 17 (12.14%) Data Modelling
12 16 (11.43%) Apache Hive
13 14 (10.00%) Visualisation
13 14 (10.00%) Data Architecture
13 14 (10.00%) SQL Server
13 14 (10.00%) Banking
14 13 (9.29%) Retail
14 13 (9.29%) SAP
14 13 (9.29%) User Experience
14 13 (9.29%) Elastic Stack
15 12 (8.57%) Sitecore
15 12 (8.57%) CSS
15 12 (8.57%) Marketing
16 11 (7.86%) Data Management
16 11 (7.86%) Python

Analytics
Co-occurring 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 19 (13.57%) SAS
2 7 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.29%) Confluence
4 5 (3.57%) CMS
4 5 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.86%) WordPress
6 3 (2.14%) Drupal
7 2 (1.43%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.43%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.86%) LaTeX
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.86%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.14%) Camtasia
4 2 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) SAP CO
1 8 (5.71%) SAP FI
1 8 (5.71%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.86%) HFM
4 3 (2.14%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (1.43%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.86%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.43%) Google Analytics
3 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.29%) Office 365
5 3 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.14%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (2.14%) GitHub
6 2 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.43%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.43%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.43%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (1.43%) SaaS
6 2 (1.43%) Serverless
7 1 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) Firewall
1 8 (5.71%) LAN
1 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
1 8 (5.71%) VoIP
1 8 (5.71%) VPN
1 8 (5.71%) WAN
2 3 (2.14%) Internet
3 2 (1.43%) SMS
3 2 (1.43%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.43%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.71%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
4 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.43%) Big Data
2 28 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (15.00%) Hadoop
4 16 (11.43%) Apache Hive
5 14 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 7 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.00%) HBase
7 7 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (4.29%) Data Lake
8 6 (4.29%) Pentaho
8 6 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.57%) Power BI
9 5 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.57%) Star Schema
10 4 (2.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 4 (2.86%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.00%) JIRA
2 7 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.29%) ERwin
3 6 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.14%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.14%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.14%) JMeter
6 3 (2.14%) Selenium
7 2 (1.43%) CMake
7 2 (1.43%) Gradle
7 2 (1.43%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.43%) JUnit
7 2 (1.43%) ProC
7 2 (1.43%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.43%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.43%) WiX
General
1 48 (34.29%) Finance
2 14 (10.00%) Banking
3 13 (9.29%) Retail
4 12 (8.57%) Marketing
5 6 (4.29%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.14%) Games
6 3 (2.14%) Interactive Media
7 2 (1.43%) Local Government
7 2 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Billing
8 1 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (23.57%) Architect
2 29 (20.71%) Analyst
3 23 (16.43%) Developer
4 19 (13.57%) Data Architect
5 13 (9.29%) Consultant
6 8 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.29%) Lead Architect
8 6 (4.29%) Lead Data Architect
8 6 (4.29%) SAP Business Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) SAP CO Business Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) SAP FI Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) SAP FI Business Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 5 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 5 (3.57%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.29%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (8.57%) CSS
3 11 (7.86%) HTML
4 10 (7.14%) Web Services
5 6 (4.29%) XML
6 4 (2.86%) .NET
6 4 (2.86%) REST
6 4 (2.86%) Sphinx
6 4 (2.86%) Spring
7 3 (2.14%) Kafka
8 2 (1.43%) Apache Avro
8 2 (1.43%) CSS3
8 2 (1.43%) Java EE
8 2 (1.43%) jQuery
8 2 (1.43%) JSF
8 2 (1.43%) JSON
8 2 (1.43%) JSP
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.43%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.29%) User Experience
3 8 (5.71%) Cyber Attack
4 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.86%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.14%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.14%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.43%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle Exalytics
8 2 (1.43%) State Machine
9 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.71%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.71%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.71%) Unix
2 20 (14.29%) Linux
3 11 (7.86%) Windows
4 2 (1.43%) Android
4 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.71%) CentOS
5 1 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.71%) Data Analytics
2 39 (27.86%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (12.14%) Data Modelling
5 14 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 14 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 11 (7.86%) Data Governance
6 11 (7.86%) Data Management
6 11 (7.86%) ETL
6 11 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.14%) Content Management
7 10 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
7 10 (7.14%) Migration
7 10 (7.14%) SFIA
8 9 (6.43%) Data Integration
8 9 (6.43%) Data Security
9 8 (5.71%) Data Analysis
9 8 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.29%) SQL
2 11 (7.86%) Python
3 10 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.43%) Java
5 6 (4.29%) C++
5 6 (4.29%) R
5 6 (4.29%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.86%) C#
6 4 (2.86%) Fortran
7 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.14%) Ruby
8 2 (1.43%) Groovy
8 2 (1.43%) PROC SQL
8 2 (1.43%) SAS Macro
8 2 (1.43%) VBA
9 1 (0.71%) C
9 1 (0.71%) PHP
9 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.00%) CISSP
2 7 (5.00%) SANS
2 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.00%) SSCP
3 4 (2.86%) Degree
4 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.71%) MCSD
5 1 (0.71%) MCSE
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.71%) PhD
5 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.71%) PMP
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.71%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.29%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.71%) GDPR
4 1 (0.71%) IFRS
4 1 (0.71%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) Docker
2 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.43%) HDFS
3 2 (1.43%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.71%) Nessus
1 8 (5.71%) Nexpose
1 8 (5.71%) Nmap
1 8 (5.71%) QRadar
2 7 (5.00%) Puppet
3 6 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.57%) Ansible
5 3 (2.14%) Kibana
5 3 (2.14%) logstash
5 3 (2.14%) Oozie
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (1.43%) Grafana
6 2 (1.43%) Graphite
7 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.57%) Oracle
3 17 (12.14%) Splunk
4 13 (9.29%) SAP
5 12 (8.57%) Sitecore
6 9 (6.43%) Google
7 8 (5.71%) Apple
7 8 (5.71%) ArcSight
7 8 (5.71%) Informatica
7 8 (5.71%) Intel
7 8 (5.71%) McAfee
7 8 (5.71%) Qualys
7 8 (5.71%) Tableau
8 7 (5.00%) ServiceNow
8 7 (5.00%) Snow
9 6 (4.29%) AlienVault
9 6 (4.29%) CA
10 4 (2.86%) Hyperion
10 4 (2.86%) IBM
10 4 (2.86%) MicroStrategy