Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 6 months to 23 June 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.

Data Analysis
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 89 143
Rank change year-on-year -16 +54 -48
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 112 114 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.91% 2.07% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.50% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 59 72
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £263 £299 £263
90th Percentile £538 £503 £593
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 4
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.24 £13.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.12% +204.79% -48.94%
10th Percentile £16.20 £12.95 £10.65
90th Percentile £64.81 £44.95 £32.52
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.66 £19.61
% change year-on-year +27.16% +0.25% -6.49%

Data Analysis 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 5,026 4,553 6,357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.55% 82.69% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,162 2,776 3,912
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 213 215
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.71% +7.69% +32.65%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.50 £50.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in the North West

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analysis in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in the North West

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the North West over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in the North West

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in the North West

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the North West over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analysis in the North West

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 June 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 -19 52 £418 +5.70% 18
Lancashire +3 17 £475 +26.67% 3
Cheshire -27 16 £339 -15.31% 10
Merseyside +29 11 £338 - 1
Cumbria - 11 £375 -
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 34 (30.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (29.46%) Finance
3 24 (21.43%) SAP
4 21 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 20 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (16.96%) SQL Server
7 16 (14.29%) SQL
8 15 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (13.39%) Management Information System
8 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (12.50%) Data Structures
9 14 (12.50%) Windows
9 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 13 (11.61%) .NET
10 13 (11.61%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (10.71%) Law
11 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
11 12 (10.71%) Degree
11 12 (10.71%) QA
11 12 (10.71%) Test Management
12 11 (9.82%) Waterfall
13 10 (8.93%) Legal
13 10 (8.93%) Data Management
13 10 (8.93%) Data Modelling
13 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
13 10 (8.93%) SDLC
14 9 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (7.14%) Web Services

Data Analysis
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 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.79%) Confluence
2 2 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (7.14%) SAP CO
1 8 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 8 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.68%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.79%) HFM
4 1 (0.89%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) Skype
2 4 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (0.89%) Network Security
3 1 (0.89%) PBX
3 1 (0.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.14%) Power BI
4 7 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.79%) BODI
7 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.79%) DTS
7 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.79%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.89%) MS Access
8 1 (0.89%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (5.36%) JIRA
2 5 (4.46%) Bitbucket
2 5 (4.46%) SonarQube
2 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.68%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.79%) eggPlant
General
1 33 (29.46%) Finance
2 12 (10.71%) Law
3 10 (8.93%) Legal
4 5 (4.46%) Billing
4 5 (4.46%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.79%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (47.32%) Analyst
2 27 (24.11%) Business Analyst
3 14 (12.50%) Consultant
4 13 (11.61%) Data Analyst
5 12 (10.71%) SAP Consultant
6 11 (9.82%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) Developer
8 7 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 6 (5.36%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (5.36%) Telephony Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Architect
10 5 (4.46%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) SAP Business Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Senior Manager
11 4 (3.57%) HR Analyst
11 4 (3.57%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Senior Delivery Manager
12 3 (2.68%) HR Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.61%) .NET
2 8 (7.14%) Web Services
3 7 (6.25%) XML
4 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (4.46%) ADO.NET
5 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.46%) JSON
5 5 (4.46%) LINQ
5 5 (4.46%) REST
5 5 (4.46%) WCF
5 5 (4.46%) XML Schema
5 5 (4.46%) XSLT
6 3 (2.68%) J2EE
6 3 (2.68%) Middleware
7 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.79%) CSS
7 2 (1.79%) HTML
7 2 (1.79%) HTML5
7 2 (1.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (13.39%) Management Information System
2 14 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 13 (11.61%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.36%) User Experience
6 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.79%) Replication
7 2 (1.79%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Windows
2 8 (7.14%) Android
2 8 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 20 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (10.71%) Test Management
7 11 (9.82%) Waterfall
8 10 (8.93%) Data Management
8 10 (8.93%) Data Modelling
8 10 (8.93%) SDLC
9 8 (7.14%) Android Development
9 8 (7.14%) iOS Development
9 8 (7.14%) Project Management
9 8 (7.14%) Service Design
9 8 (7.14%) Service Management
10 7 (6.25%) Analytics
10 7 (6.25%) DevOps
10 7 (6.25%) ITIL
10 7 (6.25%) Programme Management
10 7 (6.25%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (4.46%) C#
2 5 (4.46%) XPath
3 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.68%) VBA
5 2 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.79%) VB
5 2 (1.79%) VBScript
6 1 (0.89%) C
6 1 (0.89%) Java
6 1 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.71%) Degree
3 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) IIBA
5 1 (0.89%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.89%) GDPR
3 1 (0.89%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) CSIRT
1 3 (2.68%) Puppet
1 3 (2.68%) QRadar
2 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (21.43%) SAP
2 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.14%) Xamarin
4 6 (5.36%) Intapp
5 4 (3.57%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.79%) Cadence
6 2 (1.79%) Splunk
7 1 (0.89%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.89%) Capita
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco
7 1 (0.89%) Dell
7 1 (0.89%) HP
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle
7 1 (0.89%) Pega
7 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.89%) Tableau
7 1 (0.89%) Teradata
7 1 (0.89%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.89%) Wyse