The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 62 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Analytics 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% 0.53% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.71% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £368 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% -23.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-49.33% +6.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 563 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.10% 74.47% 63.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 243 308
Average daily rate £395 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Analytics
North West

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
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 23 July 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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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
Alderley Edge - - - -
Chester - - - - 7
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 3
Wilmslow - - - -
Analytics
North West

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (45.45%) QlikView
2 4 (36.36%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (36.36%) Tableau
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Business Objects
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) BODI
3 3 (27.27%) Regular Expression
3 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) QlikView
2 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (36.36%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) BODI
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
5 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Business Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Business Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
2 3 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Tableau
2 3 (27.27%) Business Objects
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle