Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analytics
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 61 73
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 +7
Contract jobs citing Analytics 32 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.40% 2.53% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.94% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 23
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £305 £388 £331
90th Percentile £538 £628 £771
North West median daily rate £469 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £33.00
North West median hourly rate £66.80 £19.00 £33.32
% change year-on-year +251.59% -42.98% -59.37%

Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1115 1260 1737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.52% 86.01% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 904 1144
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £241 £277
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.94%
10th Percentile £10.80 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Cheshire

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytics in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in Cheshire

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in Cheshire

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in Cheshire

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +8 7 £385 -10.72% 4
Warrington +15 4 £525 +5.00% 2
Macclesfield 0 4 £430 -16.10% 1
Alderley Edge - 2 £438 -
Crewe - 2 £625 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £315 -
Analytics
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Data Analytics
4 7 (21.88%) Linux
4 7 (21.88%) Big Data
5 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
6 5 (15.63%) Unix
6 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 4 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (12.50%) SAS
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (12.50%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) Banking
7 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Apache Hive
7 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
7 4 (12.50%) MapReduce
7 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (9.38%) SDLC
8 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.38%) Splunk
8 3 (9.38%) Big Data Analytics
8 3 (9.38%) Degree
8 3 (9.38%) PowerShell

Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) SAS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Pig
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) HFM
1 2 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 2 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 2 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SMS
1 1 (3.13%) tcpdump
1 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Big Data
2 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
4 4 (12.50%) Apache Hive
4 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (9.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (6.25%) Base SAS
6 2 (6.25%) MariaDB
6 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (6.25%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.13%) MS Access
7 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.25%) CMake
2 2 (6.25%) Gradle
2 2 (6.25%) InstallShield
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) ProC
2 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.25%) TestComplete
2 2 (6.25%) WiX
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) MicroStrategy Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Planning Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Manager
5 2 (6.25%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Spring
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
1 2 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Avro
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) jQuery
2 1 (3.13%) Kafka
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
1 2 (6.25%) Reference Data
1 2 (6.25%) State Machine
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.13%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.13%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Data Analytics
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
5 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (12.50%) MapReduce
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Big Data Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Data Validation
6 3 (9.38%) ETL
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (9.38%) Kanban
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) Groovy
3 2 (6.25%) PROC SQL
3 2 (6.25%) SAS Macro
3 2 (6.25%) VBA
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) R
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) IFRS
2 1 (3.13%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Grafana
1 1 (3.13%) Graphite
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (9.38%) Splunk
3 2 (6.25%) Ab Initio
3 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.25%) Hyperion
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Optimizely
4 1 (3.13%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) Saba