The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Statistical Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistical Analysis over the 3 months to 27 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.

Statistical Analysis
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 - 145
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 1 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.039% - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +33.00%  

Statistical Analysis 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 2127 3164 2871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.38% 82.44% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1350 1916 1562
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 122 130
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Statistical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Analysis in the North West

Statistical 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 Statistical Analysis in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistical Analysis in the North West

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Analysis in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistical Analysis in the North West

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Analysis 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 Statistical Analysis.

1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) R
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) HDFS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) KNIME
2 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Drools
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop

Statistical 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) HBase
1 1 (25.00%) KNIME
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Case Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) R
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) HDFS
1 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft