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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 48 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing Analytics 16 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.17% 0.67% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 0.87% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £393 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £322 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £435 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.99 £31.71 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +32.12%
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
565 692 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.56% 77.32% 67.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 345 272
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £565 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 - 9 £300 - 3
Warrington -7 3 - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Analytics
North West

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) ETL
1 9 (39.13%) SAS
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Big Data
4 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (26.09%) Google
4 6 (26.09%) Google Analytics
5 5 (21.74%) Data Management
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
6 4 (17.39%) B2C
6 4 (17.39%) Retail
6 4 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
7 3 (13.04%) QlikView
7 3 (13.04%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (13.04%) J2EE
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
7 3 (13.04%) HTML
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (39.13%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) PowerPivot
2 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (30.43%) Big Data
3 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
3 3 (13.04%) QlikView
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.70%) DTS
4 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Data Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Report Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) ETL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) J2EE
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
1 3 (13.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ETL
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) Data Management
3 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
4 4 (17.39%) B2C
4 4 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Master Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Metadata Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Transformation
6 2 (8.70%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (8.70%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (8.70%) Data Governance
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Google
2 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau