The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 55 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Analytics 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.52% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £312 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £341 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -9.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-56.52% +155.55%
Analytics
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
585 709 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.05% 75.91% 65.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 339 337
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £464 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 26
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.90 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analytics across the Cheshire region.

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +14 4 £310 -0.64% 5
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Warrington -6 1 £563 +90.67% 3
Analytics
North West

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Analytics.

1 10 (55.56%) ETL
2 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 6 (33.33%) QlikView
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) BODI
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (22.22%) Data Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (22.22%) Tableau
5 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 4 (22.22%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) Regular Expression
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (16.67%) Information Security
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Red Hat

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (33.33%) QlikView
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (22.22%) BODI
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Business Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Business Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Regular Expression
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Camel
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
1 1 (5.56%) Life Science
1 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ETL
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analytics
3 4 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Coaching
3 4 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) B2C
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Python
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
2 4 (22.22%) Tableau
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Informatica