Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 86 79
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +19
Contract jobs citing Analytics 164 134 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.74% 2.30% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.80% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 93 122
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £275 £305 £265
90th Percentile £625 £668 £625
England median daily rate £495 £493 £450
% change year-on-year +0.51% +9.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
North West median hourly rate £13.54 £15.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.77% -26.83% -39.06%
England median hourly rate £34.00 £29.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +17.24% +41.46% -8.89%

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 5,001 4,785 6,132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.54% 82.08% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,157 2,932 3,859
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 195 179
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.23% +39.53% -27.65%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.73 £12.15
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.80 £51.60
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.25% +0.61% +4.55%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -2 89 £425 - 73
Cheshire -7 32 £425 +9.25% 16
Merseyside +30 23 £436 +12.58% 5
Lancashire -4 11 £650 +6.56% 4
Cumbria - 4 - -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 53 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (29.88%) SQL
3 43 (26.22%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (26.22%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (22.56%) Finance
4 37 (22.56%) Data Analytics
5 35 (21.34%) Microsoft
6 33 (20.12%) Big Data
7 30 (18.29%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (17.68%) HTML
9 28 (17.07%) JavaScript
10 26 (15.85%) Data Modelling
11 25 (15.24%) CSS
12 24 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (14.63%) Google
12 24 (14.63%) Visualisation
12 24 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
14 21 (12.80%) Degree
15 20 (12.20%) Google Analytics
16 19 (11.59%) Oracle
16 19 (11.59%) ETL
17 18 (10.98%) Java
18 17 (10.37%) Python
18 17 (10.37%) Scrum
18 17 (10.37%) Data Management
18 17 (10.37%) Hadoop
18 17 (10.37%) User Experience
18 17 (10.37%) Decision-Making
19 16 (9.76%) Data Architecture

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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 10 (6.10%) SAS
2 8 (4.88%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.27%) Drupal
4 6 (3.66%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.05%) CMS
5 5 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.44%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.83%) Apache
8 2 (1.22%) nginx
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.22%) WordPress
9 1 (0.61%) Confluence
9 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.66%) Photoshop
4 5 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.83%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (1.83%) UXPin
7 2 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.61%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.61%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.20%) Google Analytics
2 15 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.27%) SaaS
5 5 (3.05%) PaaS
5 5 (3.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (2.44%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (2.44%) Google Tag Manager
6 4 (2.44%) IaaS
7 3 (1.83%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (1.83%) Trello
8 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.22%) GitHub
8 2 (1.22%) Google Drive
8 2 (1.22%) npm
8 2 (1.22%) Office 365
8 2 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) Firewall
1 4 (2.44%) Internet
2 3 (1.83%) LAN
2 3 (1.83%) WAN
3 2 (1.22%) SAN
3 2 (1.22%) SMS
3 2 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.61%) NAS
4 1 (0.61%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.12%) Big Data
2 30 (18.29%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
4 17 (10.37%) Hadoop
5 12 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (6.71%) Data Mining
6 11 (6.71%) MongoDB
6 11 (6.71%) Power BI
7 10 (6.10%) Data Lake
8 9 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (4.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (4.88%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.66%) Apache Hive
10 6 (3.66%) HBase
11 5 (3.05%) MySQL
11 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
11 5 (3.05%) Pentaho
11 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (2.44%) DB2
12 4 (2.44%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (6.10%) JIRA
2 8 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.05%) ERwin
3 5 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.83%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (1.83%) ProtoShare
5 2 (1.22%) gulp
5 2 (1.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.61%) git-flow
6 1 (0.61%) Grunt
6 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.61%) Protractor
6 1 (0.61%) RSpec
6 1 (0.61%) Selenium
6 1 (0.61%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 37 (22.56%) Finance
2 10 (6.10%) Marketing
3 8 (4.88%) Banking
4 7 (4.27%) Retail
4 7 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.44%) Electronics
5 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.44%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
7 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (25.00%) Developer
2 28 (17.07%) Analyst
3 25 (15.24%) Architect
4 15 (9.15%) Data Architect
5 13 (7.93%) Data Engineer
6 12 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.10%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.49%) Data Analyst
8 9 (5.49%) User Researcher
9 8 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.66%) Web Manager
11 5 (3.05%) Data Scientist
11 5 (3.05%) Digital Analyst
11 5 (3.05%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.44%) Consultant
12 4 (2.44%) Web Content Officer
12 4 (2.44%) Web Content Project Manager
12 4 (2.44%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.68%) HTML
2 25 (15.24%) CSS
3 11 (6.71%) HTML5
4 8 (4.88%) AngularJS
4 8 (4.88%) React
4 8 (4.88%) XML
5 7 (4.27%) .NET
6 6 (3.66%) Kafka
6 6 (3.66%) Node.js
7 5 (3.05%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.05%) CSS3
7 5 (3.05%) RESTful
7 5 (3.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (2.44%) OpenLayers
8 4 (2.44%) Web Services
9 3 (1.83%) J2EE
9 3 (1.83%) JSON
9 3 (1.83%) JSP
9 3 (1.83%) SOAP
9 3 (1.83%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.22%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.37%) User Experience
3 16 (9.76%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.71%) Blog
4 11 (6.71%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.66%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.44%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.83%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.83%) NHS
8 3 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.83%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.22%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.22%) Fintech
9 2 (1.22%) IVR
9 2 (1.22%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.22%) Social Media
9 2 (1.22%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.88%) Unix
2 7 (4.27%) Linux
2 7 (4.27%) Windows
3 4 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.22%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (26.22%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (22.56%) Data Analytics
4 26 (15.85%) Data Modelling
5 24 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (14.63%) Visualisation
6 19 (11.59%) ETL
7 17 (10.37%) Data Management
7 17 (10.37%) Decision-Making
7 17 (10.37%) Scrum
8 16 (9.76%) Data Architecture
8 16 (9.76%) Open Source
9 14 (8.54%) Data Integration
9 14 (8.54%) Data Visualisation
9 14 (8.54%) Service Design
9 14 (8.54%) Web Analytics
10 13 (7.93%) Business Analysis
10 13 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (7.32%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 49 (29.88%) SQL
2 28 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 18 (10.98%) Java
4 17 (10.37%) Python
5 8 (4.88%) C#
6 7 (4.27%) Ruby
7 6 (3.66%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.66%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.44%) Scala
9 3 (1.83%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.83%) R
9 3 (1.83%) VBA
10 2 (1.22%) C
10 2 (1.22%) Perl
10 2 (1.22%) Prolog
11 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.61%) PHP
11 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (12.80%) Degree
2 9 (5.49%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.44%) CCDP
3 4 (2.44%) CCNP
3 4 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.44%) CISM
3 4 (2.44%) CISSP
3 4 (2.44%) Postgraduate
3 4 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.22%) CCA
4 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.61%) Analytics IQ
5 1 (0.61%) CCIE
5 1 (0.61%) GIAC
5 1 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.61%) PhD
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.93%) Data Quality
2 11 (6.71%) QA
3 3 (1.83%) WCAG
4 2 (1.22%) PMO
5 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.44%) Docker
2 4 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.22%) vCloud
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.61%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (1.83%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.61%) Grafana
4 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (21.34%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.63%) Google
3 19 (11.59%) Oracle
4 13 (7.93%) Informatica
5 12 (7.32%) Tableau
6 11 (6.71%) SAP
7 5 (3.05%) AlienVault
7 5 (3.05%) CA
7 5 (3.05%) Cloudera
7 5 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.05%) Talend
8 4 (2.44%) Cisco
8 4 (2.44%) ESRI
8 4 (2.44%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.44%) Mapbox
8 4 (2.44%) Saba
9 3 (1.83%) Adobe
9 3 (1.83%) Cognos
9 3 (1.83%) IBM
9 3 (1.83%) VMware