Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 87 105
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 +30
Contract jobs citing Analytics 145 126 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.50% 2.32% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.78% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 64 89
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -1.67%
10th Percentile £298 £303 £277
90th Percentile £638 £585 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.89% -7.32% -70.71%
England median hourly rate £26.69 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +12.36% +15.85% +7.89%

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 4,940 4,530 6,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.33% 83.43% 83.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,111 2,788 3,904
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £258 £240 £251
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 199 232
North West median hourly rate £21.74 £36.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.61% +21.01% +32.22%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.60 £49.58
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +9.52%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018. 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 -14 67 £425 - 70
Merseyside +26 27 £500 +17.65% 6
Cheshire -22 24 £455 +10.30% 9
Lancashire +11 18 £425 +13.33% 9
Cumbria - 1 - -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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 49 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
1 49 (33.79%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (26.21%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (23.45%) SQL
4 33 (22.76%) Finance
5 31 (21.38%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (19.31%) Microsoft
7 27 (18.62%) Data Analytics
8 23 (15.86%) Data Management
9 22 (15.17%) Google
10 21 (14.48%) Google Analytics
11 20 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (13.79%) Big Data
11 20 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (13.10%) Decision-Making
13 18 (12.41%) HTML
13 18 (12.41%) CSS
14 16 (11.03%) SAS
14 16 (11.03%) Hadoop
15 15 (10.34%) Data Quality
15 15 (10.34%) Data Modelling
15 15 (10.34%) Oracle
15 15 (10.34%) SQL Server
15 15 (10.34%) Degree
15 15 (10.34%) Management Information System
16 14 (9.66%) JavaScript
16 14 (9.66%) SAP
16 14 (9.66%) Project Management
16 14 (9.66%) SFIA
17 13 (8.97%) Mentoring

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 16 (11.03%) SAS
2 10 (6.90%) CMS
3 8 (5.52%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.45%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.76%) Apache
5 4 (2.76%) Confluence
5 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.38%) Drupal
7 2 (1.38%) Tornado
8 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.69%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (6.21%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.07%) HipChat
5 2 (1.38%) SPSS
6 1 (0.69%) InDesign
6 1 (0.69%) InVision
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) HFM
1 3 (2.07%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.07%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.07%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.48%) Google Analytics
2 8 (5.52%) PaaS
3 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.45%) SaaS
6 3 (2.07%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (2.07%) GitHub
6 3 (2.07%) IaaS
7 1 (0.69%) AdWords
7 1 (0.69%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Office 365
7 1 (0.69%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) Internet
2 5 (3.45%) Firewall
3 3 (2.07%) BGP
3 3 (2.07%) HSRP
3 3 (2.07%) IPsec
3 3 (2.07%) OSPF
4 2 (1.38%) 802.11
4 2 (1.38%) SMS
4 2 (1.38%) VPN
5 1 (0.69%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.69%) Intranet
5 1 (0.69%) MPLS
5 1 (0.69%) PPTP
5 1 (0.69%) SAN
5 1 (0.69%) SSL
5 1 (0.69%) VLAN
5 1 (0.69%) VRRP
5 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.79%) Big Data
1 20 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (11.03%) Hadoop
3 15 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.21%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (6.21%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.83%) Apache Hive
5 7 (4.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.83%) Power BI
6 6 (4.14%) Data Lake
6 6 (4.14%) HBase
6 6 (4.14%) MS Access
6 6 (4.14%) MySQL
6 6 (4.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (3.45%) Pentaho
7 5 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.76%) SAP HANA
8 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.14%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.45%) ERwin
3 5 (3.45%) JIRA
4 3 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.07%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.38%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.38%) Maven
5 2 (1.38%) MSI
6 1 (0.69%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.69%) JMeter
6 1 (0.69%) RSpec
6 1 (0.69%) Selenium
6 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (22.76%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Marketing
2 7 (4.83%) Retail
3 6 (4.14%) Banking
4 4 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.07%) Electronics
5 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.38%) Law
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (19.31%) Analyst
2 22 (15.17%) Developer
3 20 (13.79%) Architect
4 15 (10.34%) User Researcher
5 14 (9.66%) Data Architect
6 12 (8.28%) Data Analyst
7 10 (6.90%) Consultant
8 8 (5.52%) Senior User Researcher
9 7 (4.83%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.83%) Web Manager
10 6 (4.14%) Content Manager
10 6 (4.14%) Digital Analytics Specialist
10 6 (4.14%) Web Content Manager
11 5 (3.45%) Business Manager
11 5 (3.45%) Data Engineer
12 4 (2.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (2.76%) Performance Manager
12 4 (2.76%) Risk Manager
12 4 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.41%) CSS
1 18 (12.41%) HTML
2 11 (7.59%) Web Services
3 7 (4.83%) .NET
3 7 (4.83%) AngularJS
3 7 (4.83%) SOAP
4 6 (4.14%) REST
4 6 (4.14%) XML
5 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.45%) React
6 4 (2.76%) jQuery
6 4 (2.76%) RESTful
7 3 (2.07%) Ajax
7 3 (2.07%) Anaconda
7 3 (2.07%) J2EE
7 3 (2.07%) JSP
7 3 (2.07%) Kafka
7 3 (2.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.07%) XSL
8 2 (1.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (33.79%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (7.59%) User Experience
4 4 (2.76%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.07%) Blog
5 3 (2.07%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.38%) Digital Signage
6 2 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.38%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) BYOD
7 1 (0.69%) Fintech
7 1 (0.69%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.69%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.59%) Unix
2 4 (2.76%) Windows
3 2 (1.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Android
4 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.21%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (21.38%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (18.62%) Data Analytics
5 23 (15.86%) Data Management
6 20 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (13.10%) Decision-Making
8 15 (10.34%) Data Modelling
9 14 (9.66%) Project Management
9 14 (9.66%) SFIA
10 13 (8.97%) Data Architecture
10 13 (8.97%) Mentoring
10 13 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (8.28%) Market Research
11 12 (8.28%) Psychology
11 12 (8.28%) Qualitative Research
11 12 (8.28%) Quantitative Research
11 12 (8.28%) Strategic Thinking
12 11 (7.59%) Data Strategy
12 11 (7.59%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.45%) SQL
2 14 (9.66%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.97%) Java
4 12 (8.28%) Python
5 7 (4.83%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.14%) C#
7 5 (3.45%) Scala
8 4 (2.76%) R
8 4 (2.76%) VB
9 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.38%) Ruby
10 2 (1.38%) VBA
11 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.69%) C
11 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.34%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) CCNP
2 7 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (4.83%) CISSP
3 5 (3.45%) CISM
4 4 (2.76%) CCDP
4 4 (2.76%) CCIE
4 4 (2.76%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.69%) CCNA
7 1 (0.69%) CISA
7 1 (0.69%) MCSA
7 1 (0.69%) MCSD
7 1 (0.69%) PhD
7 1 (0.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 11 (7.59%) QA
3 7 (4.83%) GDPR
4 3 (2.07%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.69%) GCP
5 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.38%) Docker
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.07%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.38%) Ansible
3 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.38%) Puppet
3 2 (1.38%) Terraform
4 1 (0.69%) Consul
4 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.69%) Grafana
4 1 (0.69%) Kibana
4 1 (0.69%) logstash
4 1 (0.69%) MaaS360
4 1 (0.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 28 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.17%) Google
3 15 (10.34%) Oracle
4 14 (9.66%) SAP
5 9 (6.21%) Informatica
6 7 (4.83%) Cloudera
6 7 (4.83%) Tableau
7 5 (3.45%) Adobe
7 5 (3.45%) Blue Coat
7 5 (3.45%) CA
7 5 (3.45%) Cisco
7 5 (3.45%) Coremetrics
7 5 (3.45%) IBM
7 5 (3.45%) Splunk
8 4 (2.76%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.76%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.76%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.76%) Symantec
9 3 (2.07%) McAfee
9 3 (2.07%) Tealium