Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Data Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analytics over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Data Analytics
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 187 201
Rank change year-on-year +24 +14 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 43 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.75% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.54% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 65
North West median daily rate £425 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +45.83% -34.07%
10th Percentile £301 £375 £263
90th Percentile £683 £573 £950
England median daily rate £488 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £17.50 -
England median hourly rate £30.66 £44.00 £22.87
% change year-on-year -30.33% +92.43% -39.03%

Data 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 4628 5750 6896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.06% 83.83% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3702 4181
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in the North West

Data 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 Data Analytics in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics in the North West

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics in the North West

Data 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 Data Analytics within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +29 29 £425 -5.56% 12
Cheshire +11 11 £315 -25.88% 1
Merseyside +4 2 £700 +80.65%
Data Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data 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 Data Analytics.

1 43 (100.00%) Analytics
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
3 10 (23.26%) SAP
4 8 (18.60%) Unix
4 8 (18.60%) LAN
4 8 (18.60%) VoIP
4 8 (18.60%) WAN
4 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
4 8 (18.60%) VPN
4 8 (18.60%) Firewall
4 8 (18.60%) Intel
4 8 (18.60%) Apple
4 8 (18.60%) McAfee
4 8 (18.60%) Nessus
4 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (18.60%) Nmap
4 8 (18.60%) Qualys
4 8 (18.60%) Patch Management
4 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (18.60%) Big Data
4 8 (18.60%) Splunk
4 8 (18.60%) ArcSight
4 8 (18.60%) Nexpose
4 8 (18.60%) Cyber Attack
4 8 (18.60%) QRadar
4 8 (18.60%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (18.60%) Case Management
4 8 (18.60%) Security Monitoring

Data 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 6 (13.95%) Confluence
2 4 (9.30%) CMS
2 4 (9.30%) SAS
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (9.30%) WordPress
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) LaTeX
2 3 (6.98%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) SAP CO
1 7 (16.28%) SAP FI
1 7 (16.28%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (6.98%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (2.33%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.65%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Firewall
1 8 (18.60%) LAN
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
1 8 (18.60%) VoIP
1 8 (18.60%) VPN
1 8 (18.60%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Big Data
2 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.65%) Flink
4 2 (4.65%) MariaDB
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.33%) HBase
5 1 (2.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) JIRA
2 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.65%) CMake
4 2 (4.65%) Gradle
4 2 (4.65%) InstallShield
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.65%) TestComplete
4 2 (4.65%) WiX
5 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
2 6 (13.95%) General Ledger
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) SAP Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) SAP Business Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) SAP CO Business Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) SAP FI Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) SAP FI Business Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Data Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Author
6 4 (9.30%) Security Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Author
7 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Big Data Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Hadoop Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (13.95%) XML
3 4 (9.30%) CSS
3 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 4 (9.30%) Sphinx
3 4 (9.30%) Spring
4 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (4.65%) Sinatra
5 1 (2.33%) .NET
5 1 (2.33%) Drools
5 1 (2.33%) Kafka
5 1 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (9.30%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.65%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.65%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.65%) State Machine
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Analytics
2 8 (18.60%) Case Management
2 8 (18.60%) Patch Management
2 8 (18.60%) Security Monitoring
2 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) Content Management
3 7 (16.28%) Security Operations
4 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (11.63%) Big Data Analytics
5 5 (11.63%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) Data Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.65%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) C++
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) Fortran
4 3 (6.98%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.98%) R
5 2 (4.65%) Groovy
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
5 2 (4.65%) SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) CISSP
1 7 (16.28%) SANS
1 7 (16.28%) SSCP
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) MCSD
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VirtualBox
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Nessus
1 8 (18.60%) Nexpose
1 8 (18.60%) Nmap
1 8 (18.60%) QRadar
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) SAP
2 8 (18.60%) Apple
2 8 (18.60%) ArcSight
2 8 (18.60%) Intel
2 8 (18.60%) McAfee
2 8 (18.60%) Qualys
2 8 (18.60%) Splunk
3 7 (16.28%) ServiceNow
3 7 (16.28%) Sitecore
3 7 (16.28%) Snow
4 6 (13.95%) AlienVault
5 3 (6.98%) hybris
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) Ab Initio
6 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.65%) NetWitness
6 2 (4.65%) VMware
7 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) Teradata