The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality 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 Data Quality over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 62 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 11 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.15% 0.65% 2.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.41% 6.85% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 10
Average daily rate £178 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.07% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £290 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £410 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £27.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-41.28% +60.29%
Data Quality
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
82 73 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.55% 9.52% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 41 46
Average daily rate £500 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £110 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.92 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.61% +0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £15.00 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £18.00 £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Quality
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 Quality within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 14 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
Macclesfield -1 3 £513 -
Warrington -9 3 £111 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Data Quality
North West

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Data Quality 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 Data Quality.

1 7 (38.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 5 (27.78%) SOA
3 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
3 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (27.78%) Data Governance
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Workflow
5 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) NHS
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (11.11%) Talend
6 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Data Quality 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 Data Quality. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (38.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Master Data Expert
3 2 (11.11%) Report Writer
3 2 (11.11%) Workday Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Workday Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modeller
4 1 (5.56%) Head of Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) HR Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) HR Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) NHS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Informatics
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 5 (27.78%) Data Governance
2 5 (27.78%) SOA
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Campaign Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.56%) Data Stewardship
6 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) SAP
1 2 (11.11%) Talend
2 1 (5.56%) Software AG