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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 61 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Analytics 11 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.12% 0.75% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.02% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
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£638 £425 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +15.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £408 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £830 £425 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £19.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -55.42%
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
802 591 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.67% 73.78% 74.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 304 257
Average daily rate £400 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 28
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.56 £35.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -9.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.69 £13.10 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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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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
Warrington - 5 £800 - 1
Chester - 3 £350 - 2
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 £450 -
Analytics
North West

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) ETL
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (33.33%) QlikView
4 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
6 4 (19.05%) Converged Networks
6 4 (19.05%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) Big Data
6 4 (19.05%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (19.05%) RESTful
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Python
6 4 (19.05%) UNIX
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) PHP
6 4 (19.05%) Ruby
6 4 (19.05%) Open Source
6 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications
1 4 (19.05%) Converged Networks
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (33.33%) QlikView
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (19.05%) Big Data
5 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Ant
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Local Government
4 1 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) QlikView Developer
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Business Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Chief Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Chief Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (33.33%) ETL
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Coaching
5 3 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Process Management
7 1 (4.76%) Security Management
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) OOP
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) PHP
2 4 (19.05%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) yum
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) LANDesk