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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 60 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 9 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% 1.32% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.48% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
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£377 £265 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.26% +21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £161 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £174.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1044.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.71 £17.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +27.77%
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
702 879 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.93% 89.51% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 437 395
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 54
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.55 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.17% -20.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £44.90 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 29 December 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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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 +7 3 £300 -13.66%
Warrington -12 3 £377 - 2
Knutsford +6 1 - -
Macclesfield +6 1 - - 2
Runcorn - - - -
Winsford - - - -
Data Analyst
North West

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) Data Analysis
3 10 (34.48%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
4 7 (24.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (24.14%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (20.69%) Data Extraction
5 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.69%) Trillium
6 5 (17.24%) Validation
6 5 (17.24%) SAP
7 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
7 4 (13.79%) Data Mapping
7 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
7 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) EAM
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
8 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
8 3 (10.34%) Statistics
8 3 (10.34%) Data Validation
8 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
9 2 (6.90%) QA
9 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) VB

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
1 7 (24.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP PM
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.45%) MS Access
3 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.45%) QlikView
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) LSMW
1 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Extraction
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.34%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Data Analysis
2 7 (24.14%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
4 5 (17.24%) Validation
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) EAM
5 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Data Mapping
6 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.34%) Data Validation
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) ERP
8 1 (3.45%) ETL
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) ABAP
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
4 1 (3.45%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Trillium
2 5 (17.24%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Talend