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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 70 104
Rank change year-on-year -10 +34  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 58 99 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.96% 2.63% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 3.21% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 72 29
North West median daily rate £410 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% -  
10th Percentile £284 £263 £305
90th Percentile £755 £571 £850
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £20.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.26% -45.69%  
10th Percentile £13.75 £20.50 £33.83
90th Percentile £15.25 £20.50 £42.68
England median hourly rate £24.38 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +18.90% +5.12%  

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 2388 3085 2921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.78% 82.07% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5096 7691 6241
North West median daily rate £413 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +7.09%  
10th Percentile £294 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £568
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 238 299
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
10th Percentile £12.79 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.73 £57.25
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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 +18 32 £418 +19.28% 36
Cheshire -14 13 £400 -11.11% 9
Merseyside -6 5 £256 -35.93% 1
Lancashire -2 1 £743 +112.28% 4
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 36 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (27.87%) SQL
2 34 (27.87%) Finance
3 32 (26.23%) Data Analytics
3 32 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (23.77%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (20.49%) Big Data
6 19 (15.57%) Oracle
7 18 (14.75%) Data Modelling
8 17 (13.93%) ETL
8 17 (13.93%) SAS
8 17 (13.93%) Retail
9 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (10.66%) Project Management
10 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
10 13 (10.66%) Banking
10 13 (10.66%) Marketing
10 13 (10.66%) Business Analytics
10 13 (10.66%) Hadoop
11 12 (9.84%) Visualisation
11 12 (9.84%) Data Integration
11 12 (9.84%) Mobile App
11 12 (9.84%) JavaScript
12 11 (9.02%) HTML
12 11 (9.02%) CSS
12 11 (9.02%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (9.02%) Web Analytics
12 11 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (9.02%) Tableau

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 17 (13.93%) SAS
2 3 (2.46%) CMS
3 2 (1.64%) Drupal
3 2 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.82%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.82%) Confluence
4 1 (0.82%) IIS
4 1 (0.82%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.46%) HFM
3 1 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.82%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.82%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.56%) Google Analytics
3 4 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.46%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (2.46%) SoftLayer
5 2 (1.64%) GitHub
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.64%) Office 365
6 1 (0.82%) AdWords
6 1 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) Internet
1 3 (2.46%) tcpdump
1 3 (2.46%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.82%) Network Security
2 1 (0.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.77%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (20.49%) Big Data
3 13 (10.66%) Hadoop
4 11 (9.02%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (8.20%) MySQL
6 9 (7.38%) MongoDB
6 9 (7.38%) QlikView
7 7 (5.74%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (4.92%) Power BI
8 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
9 5 (4.10%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (4.10%) Essbase
9 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (3.28%) Apache Hive
10 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (3.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) JIRA
2 7 (5.74%) ERwin
2 7 (5.74%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.46%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.46%) ProC
6 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.64%) JMeter
6 2 (1.64%) Selenium
6 2 (1.64%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.64%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.82%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.82%) CMake
7 1 (0.82%) Gradle
7 1 (0.82%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.82%) WiX
General
1 34 (27.87%) Finance
2 17 (13.93%) Retail
3 13 (10.66%) Banking
3 13 (10.66%) Marketing
4 3 (2.46%) Automotive
4 3 (2.46%) Back Office
4 3 (2.46%) Games
4 3 (2.46%) Local Government
4 3 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (27.87%) Analyst
2 23 (18.85%) Developer
3 20 (16.39%) Consultant
4 15 (12.30%) Architect
5 8 (6.56%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.56%) Data Architect
6 6 (4.92%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 5 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.10%) OBIEE Consultant
7 5 (4.10%) Oracle BI Consultant
7 5 (4.10%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (3.28%) Data Consultant
8 4 (3.28%) Data Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) QlikView Consultant
8 4 (3.28%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.28%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.02%) CSS
1 11 (9.02%) HTML
2 7 (5.74%) AngularJS
3 6 (4.92%) CSS3
3 6 (4.92%) HTML5
4 5 (4.10%) Backbone.js
4 5 (4.10%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (4.10%) jQuery
4 5 (4.10%) RESTful
5 4 (3.28%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (3.28%) Node.js
5 4 (3.28%) React
5 4 (3.28%) REST
6 3 (2.46%) Apache Avro
6 3 (2.46%) Ionic Framework
6 3 (2.46%) Kafka
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (2.46%) SOAP
6 3 (2.46%) Web Services
7 2 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.38%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.56%) User Experience
5 7 (5.74%) Credit Risk
6 4 (3.28%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.28%) Linked Data
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle Exalytics
7 3 (2.46%) Replication
7 3 (2.46%) Social Media
8 1 (0.82%) Animation
8 1 (0.82%) Blog
8 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.82%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.82%) Photography
8 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.74%) Unix
2 6 (4.92%) Linux
3 4 (3.28%) Windows
4 1 (0.82%) Android
4 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (26.23%) Data Analytics
3 29 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.75%) Data Modelling
5 17 (13.93%) ETL
6 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (10.66%) Business Analytics
7 13 (10.66%) Project Management
8 12 (9.84%) Data Integration
8 12 (9.84%) Visualisation
9 11 (9.02%) Web Analytics
10 10 (8.20%) Process Improvement
11 8 (6.56%) Data Analysis
11 8 (6.56%) Data Management
11 8 (6.56%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (6.56%) Open Source
12 7 (5.74%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.74%) Migration
13 6 (4.92%) Data Architecture
13 6 (4.92%) Logistic Regression
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.87%) SQL
2 12 (9.84%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.20%) Java
4 9 (7.38%) Python
5 6 (4.92%) PHP
5 6 (4.92%) VBA
6 5 (4.10%) C#
7 3 (2.46%) C
7 3 (2.46%) PROC SQL
7 3 (2.46%) R
7 3 (2.46%) SAS Macro
8 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.82%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.82%) C++
9 1 (0.82%) Groovy
9 1 (0.82%) Perl
9 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Degree
2 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.10%) IFRS
2 5 (4.10%) IFRS 9
3 3 (2.46%) SLA
4 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) HDFS
2 2 (1.64%) Docker
3 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.82%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) Ansible
1 4 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.28%) Puppet
2 3 (2.46%) Grafana
2 3 (2.46%) Graphite
3 2 (1.64%) Kibana
3 2 (1.64%) logstash
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 19 (15.57%) Oracle
2 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.02%) Tableau
4 7 (5.74%) Talend
5 6 (4.92%) Google
5 6 (4.92%) Hyperion
5 6 (4.92%) Informatica
6 5 (4.10%) IBM
6 5 (4.10%) Teradata
6 5 (4.10%) Vertica
7 3 (2.46%) SAP
8 2 (1.64%) Cognos
8 2 (1.64%) Splunk
9 1 (0.82%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.82%) Adobe
9 1 (0.82%) CA
9 1 (0.82%) EXASOL
9 1 (0.82%) Twitter
9 1 (0.82%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.82%) Xerox
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