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 3 months to 29 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.

Analytics
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 113 110
Rank change year-on-year +48 -3  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 64 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.48% 1.16% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 1.41% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 22
Median daily rate £450 £463 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £304 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.24 - -
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2120 3183 2847
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.04% 82.27% 78.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1929 1547
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 118 130
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +34 32 £450 -8.06% 53
Cheshire +30 21 £432 -13.60% 5
Merseyside +2 8 £525 +50.00% 5
Lancashire +19 1 - - 1
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 38 (27.14%) Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.14%) Data Analytics
2 35 (25.00%) Finance
3 26 (18.57%) SQL
3 26 (18.57%) Big Data
4 25 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (17.14%) ETL
6 22 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (12.86%) Project Management
9 17 (12.14%) Data Modelling
10 15 (10.71%) SAS
10 15 (10.71%) HTML
10 15 (10.71%) JavaScript
10 15 (10.71%) CSS
10 15 (10.71%) Windows
10 15 (10.71%) Splunk
10 15 (10.71%) Amazon Redshift
11 14 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
11 14 (10.00%) Tableau
11 14 (10.00%) Oracle
11 14 (10.00%) Web Analytics
11 14 (10.00%) Marketing
12 13 (9.29%) Retail
12 13 (9.29%) Hadoop
13 12 (8.57%) Migration
13 12 (8.57%) Python
13 12 (8.57%) Google
13 12 (8.57%) Google Analytics

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 15 (10.71%) SAS
2 6 (4.29%) CMS
3 5 (3.57%) Drupal
3 5 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.71%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.71%) Kentico
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.29%) MS Office
3 4 (2.86%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.14%) MS Project
4 3 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.71%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.71%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.71%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.57%) Google Analytics
3 6 (4.29%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.57%) GitHub
5 2 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.43%) Office 365
6 1 (0.71%) AdWords
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.71%) PaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) Firewall
1 9 (6.43%) LAN
1 9 (6.43%) TCP/IP
1 9 (6.43%) VoIP
1 9 (6.43%) VPN
1 9 (6.43%) WAN
2 8 (5.71%) Internet
3 4 (2.86%) Extranet
3 4 (2.86%) Intranet
4 3 (2.14%) NGN
4 3 (2.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.71%) SCCP
5 1 (0.71%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.57%) Big Data
2 25 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (10.71%) Amazon Redshift
4 13 (9.29%) Hadoop
5 11 (7.86%) SQL Server
6 10 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 9 (6.43%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (6.43%) MySQL
7 9 (6.43%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (5.00%) QlikView
9 6 (4.29%) Amazon QuickSight
9 6 (4.29%) Essbase
10 5 (3.57%) Data Mart
10 5 (3.57%) Data Mining
10 5 (3.57%) OLAP
10 5 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.57%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.57%) ERwin
3 5 (3.57%) JIRA
3 5 (3.57%) JMeter
4 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (1.43%) Selenium
5 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.71%) ProC
General
1 35 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (10.00%) Marketing
3 13 (9.29%) Retail
4 7 (5.00%) Banking
5 4 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.14%) Back Office
7 2 (1.43%) Advertising
7 2 (1.43%) Automotive
7 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Games
8 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (28.57%) Developer
2 37 (26.43%) Analyst
3 13 (9.29%) Architect
4 12 (8.57%) Data Engineer
5 10 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.71%) Consultant
6 8 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Data Architect
7 6 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.57%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (3.57%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Data Business Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) OBIEE Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 4 (2.86%) SAS Analyst
9 4 (2.86%) Security Analyst
9 4 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Talend Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (2.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.71%) CSS
1 15 (10.71%) HTML
2 14 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (6.43%) HTML5
4 8 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 8 (5.71%) CSS3
4 8 (5.71%) XML
5 7 (5.00%) Backbone.js
5 7 (5.00%) RESTful
6 6 (4.29%) jQuery
6 6 (4.29%) MDX
7 5 (3.57%) .NET
8 4 (2.86%) Apache Cordova
8 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.86%) Node.js
8 4 (2.86%) React
8 4 (2.86%) Web Services
8 4 (2.86%) WF
9 3 (2.14%) Ionic Framework
9 3 (2.14%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.86%) User Experience
3 10 (7.14%) Credit Risk
4 8 (5.71%) Cyber Attack
5 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.29%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.57%) FMCG
6 5 (3.57%) Social Media
7 3 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.71%) Animation
9 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.71%) iPad
9 1 (0.71%) Photography
9 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.71%) RIA
9 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.71%) Windows
2 11 (7.86%) Linux
2 11 (7.86%) Unix
3 1 (0.71%) CentOS
3 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.14%) Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.14%) Data Analytics
2 24 (17.14%) ETL
3 20 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (12.86%) Project Management
5 17 (12.14%) Data Modelling
6 14 (10.00%) Web Analytics
7 12 (8.57%) Migration
8 11 (7.86%) Visualisation
9 10 (7.14%) Case Management
9 10 (7.14%) Scrum
9 10 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (6.43%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.43%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (6.43%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.43%) Security Monitoring
11 8 (5.71%) BDD
11 8 (5.71%) DevOps
11 8 (5.71%) Patch Management
11 8 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.57%) SQL
2 15 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.57%) Python
4 7 (5.00%) C#
4 7 (5.00%) PHP
4 7 (5.00%) Scala
5 6 (4.29%) Java
5 6 (4.29%) VBA
6 5 (3.57%) R
7 2 (1.43%) C
7 2 (1.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.71%) PROC SQL
8 1 (0.71%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.00%) CISSP
1 7 (5.00%) SANS
1 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.29%) SSCP
3 5 (3.57%) Degree
3 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.14%) PhD
5 2 (1.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.71%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.71%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.29%) Docker
2 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) HDFS
3 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) QRadar
2 8 (5.71%) Nessus
2 8 (5.71%) Nexpose
2 8 (5.71%) Nmap
2 8 (5.71%) Puppet
3 7 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.29%) Ansible
5 5 (3.57%) Kibana
5 5 (3.57%) logstash
6 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.71%) Grafana
7 1 (0.71%) Graphite
7 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.71%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (10.71%) Splunk
2 14 (10.00%) Oracle
2 14 (10.00%) Tableau
3 12 (8.57%) Google
4 11 (7.86%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.14%) Talend
6 9 (6.43%) ArcSight
6 9 (6.43%) Intel
6 9 (6.43%) Intel Security
6 9 (6.43%) NetWitness
7 8 (5.71%) Apple
7 8 (5.71%) Qualys
8 7 (5.00%) Hyperion
9 6 (4.29%) MapR
9 6 (4.29%) SAP
9 6 (4.29%) Snow
10 4 (2.86%) Cognos
10 4 (2.86%) Nintex
10 4 (2.86%) Teradata
10 4 (2.86%) Vertica
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