Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 78 90
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 +22
Contract jobs citing Analytics 148 152 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.75% 2.57% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 3.05% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 85 122
North West median daily rate £455 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £304 £300 £263
90th Percentile £657 £575 £773
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £29.99 £33.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.78% -10.86% -55.74%
England median hourly rate £26.78 £20.00 £22.31
% change year-on-year +33.88% -10.34% +6.26%

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 4,492 4,987 6,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.42% 84.27% 81.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,908 3,238 4,082
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £261 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £451 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.97% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 168 283
North West median hourly rate £24.78 £27.50 £30.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.89% -8.91% +49.66%
10th Percentile £11.83 £12.93 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £51.50 £50.64
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -3 69 £425 +6.25% 68
Cheshire -2 33 £465 +3.33% 15
Lancashire +30 24 £525 +12.00% 13
Merseyside +20 19 £500 - 16
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 40 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.35%) Finance
3 38 (25.68%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (23.65%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (20.95%) Data Analytics
6 28 (18.92%) Microsoft
7 20 (13.51%) Google
7 20 (13.51%) Google Analytics
8 19 (12.84%) Big Data
9 18 (12.16%) SQL
10 16 (10.81%) SAP
10 16 (10.81%) Web Services
10 16 (10.81%) Python
10 16 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (10.14%) CSS
11 15 (10.14%) HTML
11 15 (10.14%) SQL Server
11 15 (10.14%) Data Management
11 15 (10.14%) Content Management
12 14 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (9.46%) Hadoop
13 13 (8.78%) Retail
13 13 (8.78%) Migration
13 13 (8.78%) SAS
14 12 (8.11%) Data Analysis
14 12 (8.11%) Sitecore
15 11 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (7.43%) User Experience
15 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (7.43%) JavaScript

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 13 (8.78%) SAS
2 10 (6.76%) CMS
2 10 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.73%) Confluence
4 6 (4.05%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.70%) WordPress
7 3 (2.03%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.35%) Tornado
9 1 (0.68%) Apache
9 1 (0.68%) Drupal
9 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.73%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.70%) LaTeX
5 3 (2.03%) Camtasia
5 3 (2.03%) HipChat
6 2 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.35%) SPSS
7 1 (0.68%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) HFM
1 5 (3.38%) SAP CO
1 5 (3.38%) SAP FI
1 5 (3.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.03%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (1.35%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.51%) Google Analytics
2 11 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.03%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (2.03%) PaaS
4 3 (2.03%) SaaS
5 2 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.35%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.35%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.35%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.35%) Office 365
6 1 (0.68%) AdWords
6 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.68%) GitHub
6 1 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Serverless
6 1 (0.68%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.35%) BGP
2 2 (1.35%) HSRP
2 2 (1.35%) IPsec
2 2 (1.35%) OSPF
2 2 (1.35%) SMS
3 1 (0.68%) 802.11
3 1 (0.68%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) Intranet
3 1 (0.68%) MPLS
3 1 (0.68%) PPTP
3 1 (0.68%) SAN
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
3 1 (0.68%) VLAN
3 1 (0.68%) VPN
3 1 (0.68%) VRRP
3 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.84%) Big Data
2 16 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (10.14%) SQL Server
4 14 (9.46%) Hadoop
5 10 (6.76%) Apache Hive
6 7 (4.73%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (4.05%) MS Access
7 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.38%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (3.38%) Power BI
9 4 (2.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 4 (2.70%) Impala
9 4 (2.70%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.03%) HBase
10 3 (2.03%) MySQL
10 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.03%) SAP HANA
10 3 (2.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.41%) JIRA
2 5 (3.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.03%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.35%) ERwin
5 2 (1.35%) JUnit
5 2 (1.35%) Maven
5 2 (1.35%) MSI
6 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.68%) GoCD
6 1 (0.68%) JMeter
6 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 39 (26.35%) Finance
2 13 (8.78%) Retail
3 10 (6.76%) Marketing
4 6 (4.05%) Banking
5 4 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.35%) Law
6 2 (1.35%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Billing
7 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (22.97%) Analyst
2 25 (16.89%) Architect
2 25 (16.89%) Developer
3 13 (8.78%) Data Analyst
4 11 (7.43%) Data Architect
5 10 (6.76%) Consultant
5 10 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (4.73%) User Researcher
7 6 (4.05%) Business Manager
7 6 (4.05%) Digital Analytics Specialist
7 6 (4.05%) Web Manager
8 5 (3.38%) Content Manager
8 5 (3.38%) Performance Manager
8 5 (3.38%) Planning Manager
8 5 (3.38%) Risk Manager
8 5 (3.38%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (3.38%) Web Content Manager
9 4 (2.70%) Analytics Consultant
9 4 (2.70%) Senior User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.81%) Web Services
2 15 (10.14%) CSS
2 15 (10.14%) HTML
3 9 (6.08%) .NET
3 9 (6.08%) REST
4 8 (5.41%) XML
5 6 (4.05%) jQuery
6 4 (2.70%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.70%) JSON
6 4 (2.70%) SOAP
6 4 (2.70%) Sphinx
7 2 (1.35%) CSS3
7 2 (1.35%) Flask
7 2 (1.35%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.35%) HTML5
7 2 (1.35%) JSF
7 2 (1.35%) OAuth
7 2 (1.35%) Spring
7 2 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.65%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.43%) User Experience
3 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.03%) Blog
5 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.35%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.35%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.35%) State Machine
7 1 (0.68%) BYOD
7 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.68%) EPoS
7 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.68%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) SCORM
7 1 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.41%) Unix
2 3 (2.03%) Windows
3 2 (1.35%) Android
3 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.35%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) CentOS
4 1 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.68%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (20.95%) Data Analytics
4 15 (10.14%) Content Management
4 15 (10.14%) Data Management
5 14 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (8.78%) Migration
7 12 (8.11%) Data Analysis
8 10 (6.76%) Scrum
8 10 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (6.08%) Digital Analytics
9 9 (6.08%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.08%) Performance Management
9 9 (6.08%) Project Management
9 9 (6.08%) SFIA
9 9 (6.08%) Visualisation
10 8 (5.41%) Change Management
10 8 (5.41%) Data Modelling
10 8 (5.41%) ETL
10 8 (5.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.16%) SQL
2 16 (10.81%) Python
3 11 (7.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.08%) Java
4 9 (6.08%) R
5 7 (4.73%) C#
6 4 (2.70%) C++
6 4 (2.70%) Fortran
6 4 (2.70%) Scala
6 4 (2.70%) VB
7 3 (2.03%) Ruby
8 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.35%) VBA
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (6.08%) Degree
2 4 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) CCIE
3 2 (1.35%) CCNP
3 2 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.35%) CISSP
3 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.35%) PhD
3 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) CCNA
4 1 (0.68%) CISA
4 1 (0.68%) CISM
4 1 (0.68%) MCSD
4 1 (0.68%) MCSE
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.68%) PMP
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.73%) GDPR
2 7 (4.73%) QA
3 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) PMO
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.35%) Docker
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.03%) Oozie
3 2 (1.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.68%) Ansible
4 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.68%) Kibana
4 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.68%) logstash
4 1 (0.68%) MaaS360
4 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.51%) Google
3 16 (10.81%) SAP
4 12 (8.11%) Sitecore
5 10 (6.76%) Oracle
6 7 (4.73%) Coremetrics
7 5 (3.38%) Hyperion
7 5 (3.38%) Splunk
8 4 (2.70%) Blue Coat
8 4 (2.70%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.70%) Cognos
8 4 (2.70%) IBM
8 4 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (2.70%) SendGrid
8 4 (2.70%) Symantec
8 4 (2.70%) Tableau
9 3 (2.03%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.03%) hybris
9 3 (2.03%) McAfee
9 3 (2.03%) Red Hat