Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 80 85
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytics 157 137 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.78% 2.52% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 3.02% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 121 86
North West median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -3.41%
10th Percentile £307 £306 £300
90th Percentile £728 £675 £591
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 1
North West median hourly rate £14.52 £48.57 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.11% +177.54% -47.98%
10th Percentile £12.06 £13.30 £16.25
90th Percentile £37.85 £69.07 £18.75
England median hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year +18.26% +35.29% -4.49%

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 4,726 4,531 5,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.62% 83.35% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,988 2,937 3,420
North West median daily rate £415 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.11% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £256
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 206 162
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.78 £21.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.59% +1.20% -28.62%
10th Percentile £12.88 £12.13 £11.03
90th Percentile £49.04 £50.50 £51.54
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £23.72
% change year-on-year +0.53% -1.43% +5.40%

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 17 January 2019.

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 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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 0 73 £410 -0.61% 75
Cheshire +8 34 £450 -1.10% 16
Merseyside +7 27 £550 +4.76% 6
Lancashire -19 20 £663 +8.61% 5
Cumbria - 3 - -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 60 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.84%) Data Analytics
3 38 (24.20%) SQL
4 35 (22.29%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (21.02%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (17.83%) Degree
7 27 (17.20%) Finance
8 26 (16.56%) Microsoft
9 25 (15.92%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (12.74%) SQL Server
12 19 (12.10%) Data Modelling
12 19 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (11.46%) Google
13 18 (11.46%) JavaScript
13 18 (11.46%) HTML
13 18 (11.46%) Big Data
14 17 (10.83%) Java
14 17 (10.83%) ETL
14 17 (10.83%) Marketing
15 16 (10.19%) Google Analytics
15 16 (10.19%) Oracle
15 16 (10.19%) CSS
16 15 (9.55%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (8.92%) Project Management
17 14 (8.92%) Artificial Intelligence
17 14 (8.92%) Decision-Making
17 14 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (8.28%) Scrum
19 12 (7.64%) Information Security

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 7 (4.46%) Drupal
1 7 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.82%) SAS
3 5 (3.18%) CMS
4 4 (2.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.91%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.91%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.91%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.27%) Confluence
6 2 (1.27%) WordPress
7 1 (0.64%) Apache
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.18%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.91%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (1.91%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.91%) UXPin
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.64%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.64%) InDesign
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Elite 3E
2 2 (1.27%) Magento
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.27%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.64%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.19%) Google Analytics
3 10 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.10%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (5.10%) Office 365
5 7 (4.46%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (2.55%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.27%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.27%) Data Lake Analytics
7 2 (1.27%) SaaS
7 2 (1.27%) Trello
8 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.64%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.64%) IaaS
8 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.55%) Internet
2 3 (1.91%) LAN
2 3 (1.91%) WAN
3 1 (0.64%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.64%) NAS
3 1 (0.64%) SAN
3 1 (0.64%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.64%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.92%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (12.74%) SQL Server
3 18 (11.46%) Big Data
4 11 (7.01%) Hadoop
5 10 (6.37%) Power BI
5 10 (6.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.73%) Data Lake
7 6 (3.82%) Apache Hive
7 6 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (3.82%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.18%) MySQL
8 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.55%) GIS
9 4 (2.55%) HBase
9 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.91%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.82%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.82%) JIRA
3 3 (1.91%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (1.91%) Maven
3 3 (1.91%) ProtoShare
4 2 (1.27%) ERwin
4 2 (1.27%) gulp
4 2 (1.27%) RStudio
4 2 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.64%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.64%) Grunt
5 1 (0.64%) JMeter
5 1 (0.64%) JUnit
5 1 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.64%) Katalon Studio
5 1 (0.64%) ProC
5 1 (0.64%) Protractor
5 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (17.20%) Finance
2 17 (10.83%) Marketing
3 12 (7.64%) Banking
4 8 (5.10%) Legal
5 5 (3.18%) Law
5 5 (3.18%) Retail
6 4 (2.55%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.91%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.91%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.91%) Publishing
8 2 (1.27%) Billing
8 2 (1.27%) Electronics
8 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (22.29%) Developer
2 27 (17.20%) Analyst
3 21 (13.38%) Architect
4 14 (8.92%) Project Manager
4 14 (8.92%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (7.01%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.01%) User Researcher
6 10 (6.37%) Data Architect
7 8 (5.10%) Data Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) SQL Developer
8 5 (3.18%) Azure Developer
8 5 (3.18%) Consultant
8 5 (3.18%) Data Scientist
8 5 (3.18%) Designer
8 5 (3.18%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (2.55%) Analytics Manager
9 4 (2.55%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.55%) Security Analyst
9 4 (2.55%) Web Manager
10 3 (1.91%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.46%) HTML
2 16 (10.19%) CSS
3 8 (5.10%) HTML5
4 7 (4.46%) Web Services
5 5 (3.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (2.55%) .NET
6 4 (2.55%) Ajax
6 4 (2.55%) CSS3
6 4 (2.55%) J2EE
6 4 (2.55%) JSP
6 4 (2.55%) Lucene
6 4 (2.55%) RESTful
6 4 (2.55%) SOAP
6 4 (2.55%) XML
6 4 (2.55%) XSL
7 3 (1.91%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.91%) OpenLayers
8 2 (1.27%) MDX
8 2 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.29%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.01%) User Experience
3 10 (6.37%) Blog
4 7 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.18%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.18%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.55%) Cyberattack
6 4 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.91%) Fintech
7 3 (1.91%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.91%) Social Media
8 2 (1.27%) Clustering
8 2 (1.27%) IVR
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.64%) FMCG
9 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.46%) Windows
2 3 (1.91%) Linux
2 3 (1.91%) Unix
2 3 (1.91%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.84%) Data Analytics
3 33 (21.02%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (12.10%) Data Modelling
4 19 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (10.83%) ETL
6 15 (9.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (8.92%) Artificial Intelligence
7 14 (8.92%) Decision-Making
7 14 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (8.92%) Project Management
8 13 (8.28%) Scrum
9 12 (7.64%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (7.64%) Data Architecture
9 12 (7.64%) Information Security
9 12 (7.64%) Psychology
10 11 (7.01%) CRM
10 11 (7.01%) Data Integration
10 11 (7.01%) Qualitative Research
10 11 (7.01%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.20%) SQL
2 18 (11.46%) JavaScript
3 17 (10.83%) Java
4 12 (7.64%) Python
5 6 (3.82%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.18%) C#
6 5 (3.18%) R
7 3 (1.91%) PHP
7 3 (1.91%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.91%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.91%) VB
7 3 (1.91%) VBA
8 2 (1.27%) Java 8
8 2 (1.27%) Scala
9 1 (0.64%) C
9 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.64%) Prolog
9 1 (0.64%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (17.83%) Degree
2 8 (5.10%) CISM
2 8 (5.10%) CISSP
3 5 (3.18%) CISA
3 5 (3.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 3 (1.91%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.64%) Analytics IQ
5 1 (0.64%) GIAC
5 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.82%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.82%) QA
3 3 (1.91%) SLA
3 3 (1.91%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.27%) HDFS
1 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.64%) vCloud
2 1 (0.64%) VMware NSX
2 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Ambari
1 1 (0.64%) Ansible
1 1 (0.64%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.46%) Google
3 16 (10.19%) Oracle
4 12 (7.64%) SAP
5 9 (5.73%) Adobe
6 8 (5.10%) Tableau
7 7 (4.46%) Informatica
7 7 (4.46%) Tealium
8 6 (3.82%) IBM
9 4 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.55%) Talend
10 3 (1.91%) Cognos
10 3 (1.91%) ESRI
10 3 (1.91%) Facebook
10 3 (1.91%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.91%) hybris
10 3 (1.91%) Mapbox
10 3 (1.91%) Saba
10 3 (1.91%) Twitter
11 2 (1.27%) Curam