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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 31 67
Rank change year-on-year -10 +36  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 15 57 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.38% 6.22% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 7.41% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 41 6
Median daily rate £410 £450 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.88% -43.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £365 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £850
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.31% +7.89%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 527 769 840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.65% 83.86% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 560 505
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 32
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +52.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Cheshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in Cheshire

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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

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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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +11 9 £351 -14.84% 2
Warrington +4 1 £400 -20.00% 1
Macclesfield -10 1 £550 +51.72%
Wilmslow - 1 £315 -
Analytics
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (48.57%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) Big Data
3 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (31.43%) Data Analytics
5 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 9 (25.71%) ETL
6 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (20.00%) Java
9 6 (17.14%) Data Integration
9 6 (17.14%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (17.14%) Talend
10 5 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
10 5 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
10 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
10 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (14.29%) Open Source
10 5 (14.29%) Banking
10 5 (14.29%) VBA
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle
10 5 (14.29%) Python
10 5 (14.29%) Project Management
11 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
11 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (11.43%) Linux
11 4 (11.43%) SAS

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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 (11.43%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.86%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) tcpdump
1 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) Big Data
2 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.71%) Base SAS
5 2 (5.71%) Data Lake
5 2 (5.71%) Data Mart
5 2 (5.71%) Essbase
5 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.71%) MySQL
5 2 (5.71%) OLAP
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (5.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (5.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (5.71%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Spotfire
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) ERwin
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) ProC
3 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.86%) CMake
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Gradle
4 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) WiX
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Back Office
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Talend Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Data Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Programme Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Analytics Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Analytics Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Hadoop Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) REST
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Avro
2 2 (5.71%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.71%) Kafka
2 2 (5.71%) MDX
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.86%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Data Analytics
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) ETL
3 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.14%) Data Integration
5 5 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (14.29%) Open Source
5 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 4 (11.43%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Critical Path Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Data Entry
7 3 (8.57%) Logistic Regression
7 3 (8.57%) Neural Network
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Analytics
7 3 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) VBA
4 2 (5.71%) PROC SQL
4 2 (5.71%) SAS Macro
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) Groovy
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) IFRS
1 3 (8.57%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) HDFS
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Grafana
1 2 (5.71%) Graphite
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Talend
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Hyperion
4 3 (8.57%) Vertica
5 1 (2.86%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Informatica
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Tableau
5 1 (2.86%) Teradata
5 1 (2.86%) VMware