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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analytics
England / North West
Rank 121 150 140
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10  
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 16 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +12.35% +6.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £19.61 £35.50
% change year-on-year +98.87% -44.76%  

Data 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 2110 3146 2752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.42% 82.42% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1901 1508
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 126 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Data Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 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 +24 9 £475 +21.79% 7
Cheshire - 6 £431 - 4
Data Analytics
England

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 38 (100.00%) Analytics
2 9 (23.68%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) Intel Security
2 9 (23.68%) Intel
2 9 (23.68%) Unix
2 9 (23.68%) LAN
2 9 (23.68%) VoIP
2 9 (23.68%) WAN
2 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.68%) Splunk
2 9 (23.68%) ArcSight
2 9 (23.68%) NetWitness
2 9 (23.68%) QRadar
2 9 (23.68%) Case Management
2 9 (23.68%) Security Monitoring
3 8 (21.05%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (21.05%) Cyber Attack
3 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
3 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (21.05%) Patch Management
3 8 (21.05%) Nexpose
3 8 (21.05%) VPN
3 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) Apple
3 8 (21.05%) Finance
3 8 (21.05%) Nessus
3 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (21.05%) Nmap

Data Analytics
Top Related 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 5 (13.16%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.63%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.63%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Firewall
1 9 (23.68%) LAN
1 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
1 9 (23.68%) VoIP
1 9 (23.68%) WAN
2 8 (21.05%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.53%) Data Mining
2 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.89%) Big Data
3 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (5.26%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.63%) MS Access
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Power BI
5 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.63%) QlikView
5 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) ETL Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Tableau Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
2 7 (18.42%) Backbone.js
2 7 (18.42%) CSS
2 7 (18.42%) CSS3
2 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 7 (18.42%) HTML5
2 7 (18.42%) RESTful
3 4 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (10.53%) Node.js
4 3 (7.89%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (7.89%) React
4 3 (7.89%) Underscore.js
5 1 (2.63%) Akka
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) spray
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
5 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.63%) RIA
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Unix
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Analytics
2 9 (23.68%) Case Management
2 9 (23.68%) Security Monitoring
3 8 (21.05%) Patch Management
3 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (18.42%) Front End Development
4 7 (18.42%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (18.42%) Web Design
5 6 (15.79%) ETL
5 6 (15.79%) Visualisation
6 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (10.53%) Mobile Development
8 3 (7.89%) BDD
8 3 (7.89%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) R
3 1 (2.63%) Scala
3 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) CISSP
1 7 (18.42%) SANS
2 6 (15.79%) SSCP
3 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) ISEB
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) QRadar
2 8 (21.05%) Nessus
2 8 (21.05%) Nexpose
2 8 (21.05%) Nmap
3 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) ArcSight
1 9 (23.68%) Intel
1 9 (23.68%) Intel Security
1 9 (23.68%) NetWitness
1 9 (23.68%) Splunk
2 8 (21.05%) Apple
2 8 (21.05%) Qualys
3 6 (15.79%) Snow
4 4 (10.53%) Tableau
5 3 (7.89%) Teradata
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Informatica
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow