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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analytics
Rank 67 52 72
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Contract jobs citing Analytics 5 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.54% 2.03% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 2.56% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 3
Average daily rate £550 £300 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -31.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £28.74 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-48.68% -8.75%
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
751 587 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.67% 79.43% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 360 343
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 1 £550 +83.33% 8
Warrington -12 1 - - 2
Analytics
North West

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (48.48%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (45.45%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (30.30%) Business Analysis
5 8 (24.24%) Banking
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (21.21%) Tableau
6 7 (21.21%) Process Improvement
6 7 (21.21%) Talend
6 7 (21.21%) Business Transformation
6 7 (21.21%) EXASOL
7 5 (15.15%) ETL
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) Data Mining
8 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.12%) Data Analytics
8 4 (12.12%) Business Analytics
8 4 (12.12%) Retail
9 3 (9.09%) Data Management
9 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
9 3 (9.09%) Web Application Development
9 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (6.06%) CMS
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
1 2 (6.06%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.12%) Data Mining
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) OLAP
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 3 (9.09%) Advertising
4 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Legal
5 2 (6.06%) Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Business Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Transformation Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Production Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Environment Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) CSS
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) jQuery
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.06%) CSS3
2 2 (6.06%) HTML5
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (30.30%) Business Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Business Transformation
3 7 (21.21%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (21.21%) Process Improvement
3 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (15.15%) ETL
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analytics
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analytics
5 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) BPMN
6 3 (9.09%) Data Management
6 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) EXASOL
1 7 (21.21%) Tableau
1 7 (21.21%) Talend
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.03%) Cognos
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.03%) Pega
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Teradata
4 1 (3.03%) VMware