The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 62 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 10 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.07% 0.78% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.83% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
Average daily rate £319 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.86% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £278 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £298 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.19 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-9.27% +8.58%
Data Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
854 724 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.04% 94.27% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 423 417
Average daily rate £400 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 73
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £41.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Analyst
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 Data Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 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
Warrington -4 7 £318 -
Chester 0 1 £225 -21.73%
Macclesfield -3 1 £355 -
Data Analyst
North West

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (40.74%) Pharmaceutical
1 11 (40.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Data Quality
4 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
4 5 (18.52%) SOA
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.81%) Data Management
5 4 (14.81%) Finance
5 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 3 (11.11%) Talend
6 3 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Banking
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) MS Access
7 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) ETL
7 2 (7.41%) Remedy
7 2 (7.41%) BMC
7 2 (7.41%) Life Science
7 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.70%) MS Office
4 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.70%) Maximo
2 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) MPLS
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MS Access
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) DataStage
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.70%) QlikView
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (40.74%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) RESTful
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Life Science
4 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) SOA
2 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.81%) Data Management
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) ETL
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITSM
4 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) User Stories
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Governance
5 1 (3.70%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.70%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Talend
2 2 (7.41%) BMC
2 2 (7.41%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) Ariba
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Informatica
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Software AG
3 1 (3.70%) Tableau