Period
to 19 September 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 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.

Data Analysis
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 115 117
Rank change year-on-year -17 +2 -23
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 94 99 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.57% 1.70% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.07% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 65 89
North West median daily rate £373 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.88% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £305 £297
90th Percentile £535 £600 £583
England median daily rate £430 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 6
North West median hourly rate £45.00 - £12.29
10th Percentile £27.31 - £10.00
90th Percentile £69.12 - £14.47
England median hourly rate £23.25 £19.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.85% -2.19% -11.11%

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 5,001 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%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 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 -25 34 £375 -2.60% 15
Cheshire -16 27 £339 -12.01% 4
Lancashire -2 12 £338 -25.00%
Merseyside +23 11 £331 +1.92% 2
Cumbria +3 9 £375 - 2
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (26.60%) SQL
1 25 (26.60%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (23.40%) Finance
3 21 (22.34%) SAP
4 20 (21.28%) Business Analysis
5 19 (20.21%) ETL
6 18 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (15.96%) Data Modelling
8 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Excel
9 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
10 13 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (12.77%) Project Management
11 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
12 11 (11.70%) Visualisation
12 11 (11.70%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (11.70%) XML
12 11 (11.70%) Power BI
13 10 (10.64%) Management Information System
13 10 (10.64%) Migration
13 10 (10.64%) Hyperion
13 10 (10.64%) Analytics
13 10 (10.64%) Data Management
13 10 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (9.57%) SAP FI
14 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
14 9 (9.57%) SAP CO

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 (3.19%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.06%) Confluence
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.06%) SAS
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) SAP CO
1 9 (9.57%) SAP FI
1 9 (9.57%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (4.26%) HFM
3 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.13%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.06%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) GitHub
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.06%) SaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Slack
4 1 (1.06%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Skype
2 1 (1.06%) Firewall
2 1 (1.06%) Network Security
2 1 (1.06%) PBX
2 1 (1.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (11.70%) Power BI
2 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.38%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.26%) Amazon Aurora
4 4 (4.26%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.19%) Big Data
5 3 (3.19%) MS Access
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.13%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (2.13%) HBase
6 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.06%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.06%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.06%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.06%) eggPlant
1 1 (1.06%) JIRA
1 1 (1.06%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Legal
3 5 (5.32%) Law
4 3 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.19%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Banking
5 2 (2.13%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Front Office
6 1 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (47.87%) Analyst
2 22 (23.40%) Business Analyst
3 17 (18.09%) Data Analyst
4 11 (11.70%) Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) Data Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) Telephony Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Excel Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) HR Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) HR Business Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) IT Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) XML
2 4 (4.26%) Web Services
3 3 (3.19%) J2EE
4 1 (1.06%) .NET
4 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.06%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.06%) CSS
4 1 (1.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.06%) HTML5
4 1 (1.06%) jQuery
4 1 (1.06%) JSON
4 1 (1.06%) LINQ
4 1 (1.06%) REST
4 1 (1.06%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.06%) SAP TM
4 1 (1.06%) WCF
4 1 (1.06%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.32%) Taxonomies
5 4 (4.26%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.13%) NHS
7 2 (2.13%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Unix
2 3 (3.19%) Android
2 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (21.28%) Business Analysis
3 19 (20.21%) ETL
4 18 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (15.96%) Data Modelling
7 13 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (12.77%) Project Management
9 11 (11.70%) Visualisation
10 10 (10.64%) Analytics
10 10 (10.64%) Data Management
10 10 (10.64%) Migration
10 10 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (8.51%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (8.51%) Validation
12 7 (7.45%) Dashboard Development
12 7 (7.45%) Data Cleansing
12 7 (7.45%) Test Management
13 6 (6.38%) Decision-Making
13 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) SQL
2 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.32%) Java
3 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 4 (4.26%) Perl
4 4 (4.26%) Python
5 2 (2.13%) ABAP
5 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.06%) C
6 1 (1.06%) C#
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) VBA
6 1 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.32%) Degree
3 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) IIBA
5 1 (1.06%) GIAC
5 1 (1.06%) MCSE
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 6 (6.38%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.38%) PMO
3 2 (2.13%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) SAP
2 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.64%) Hyperion
4 8 (8.51%) Oracle
5 6 (6.38%) Talend
6 3 (3.19%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.13%) Informatica
7 2 (2.13%) Splunk
8 1 (1.06%) AlienVault
8 1 (1.06%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.06%) Cisco
8 1 (1.06%) Cognos
8 1 (1.06%) IBM
8 1 (1.06%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.06%) Pega
8 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.06%) Tableau
8 1 (1.06%) Teradata