Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 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.

Business Intelligence (BI)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 41 35
Rank change year-on-year -17 -6 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 37 39 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.82% 3.49% 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 4.18% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 68
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.54% -0.61% -8.33%
10th Percentile £310 £219 £206
90th Percentile £538 £528 £600
North West median daily rate £378 £381 £375
% change year-on-year -0.98% +1.67% -5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - £35.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +93.37% -
North West median hourly rate £32.79 £24.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +33.82% -38.75% -40.30%

Business Intelligence 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 1,121 932 1,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.31% 83.44% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 645 1,106
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £238 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 45 50
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.33% +57.89% -2.31%
10th Percentile £10.76 £14.85 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.13 £55.00 £38.73
North West median hourly rate £22.65 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -36.20% +9.23% +48.33%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in Cheshire

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in Cheshire

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in Cheshire over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in Cheshire

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in Cheshire

Business Intelligence
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 Business Intelligence within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. 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 +5 16 £375 +7.14% 1
Warrington -7 4 £450 +33.33% 4
Crewe -19 3 £380 - 3
Widnes - 2 £475 -
Macclesfield +1 1 £650 +23.81%
Alderley Edge - 1 £525 -
Business Intelligence
North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) .NET
3 15 (40.54%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
4 14 (37.84%) DB2
4 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
4 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
4 14 (37.84%) Web Services
4 14 (37.84%) Teradata
4 14 (37.84%) Project Management
4 14 (37.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (37.84%) .NET Framework
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (37.84%) NoSQL
4 14 (37.84%) Entity Framework
4 14 (37.84%) Redis
4 14 (37.84%) Docker
4 14 (37.84%) Relational Database
4 14 (37.84%) .NET Core
4 14 (37.84%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (21.62%) Oracle
6 6 (16.22%) Tableau
6 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (13.51%) Legal
8 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (10.81%) Finance
8 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.81%) Dashboard Development

Business Intelligence
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 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Chatbot
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.70%) Sage BI
1 1 (2.70%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 14 (37.84%) DB2
2 14 (37.84%) NoSQL
2 14 (37.84%) Redis
2 14 (37.84%) Relational Database
2 14 (37.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (8.11%) Essbase
6 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.41%) OLAP
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.41%) Sqoop
6 2 (5.41%) Star Schema
6 2 (5.41%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.51%) Legal
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Lead Developer
3 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Lead .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Tableau Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Content Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) OBIEE Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Presales Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Social Media Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.70%) Insight Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 14 (37.84%) .NET Core
2 14 (37.84%) .NET Framework
2 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
2 14 (37.84%) Entity Framework
2 14 (37.84%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) React
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.70%) HTML5
4 1 (2.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Social Media
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (37.84%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Dashboard Development
3 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
3 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
4 3 (8.11%) ETL
4 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
4 3 (8.11%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (5.41%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) Complex ETL
5 2 (5.41%) Content Marketing
5 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.41%) Presales
5 2 (5.41%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (5.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Teradata
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Tableau
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.70%) Sage
4 1 (2.70%) SAP