Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 29 45
Rank change year-on-year -27 +16 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 37 68 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.81% 5.56% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 6.58% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 39
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -24.32%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £195
90th Percentile £491 £535 £463
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.86% +93.37% -49.72%
North West median hourly rate £46.21 £24.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +88.61% -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 1,110 1,033 1,617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.41% 84.53% 82.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 750 1,085
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £578
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 60
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +17.42% -14.73%
10th Percentile £10.79 £13.90 £13.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £44.23 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £24.78 £27.50 £30.19
% change year-on-year -9.89% -8.91% +49.66%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Warrington -5 5 £450 +20.00% 17
Crewe -26 4 £313 - 1
Chester -17 2 £380 -5.00% 6
Alderley Edge - 2 £500 -
Macclesfield 0 1 £500 +2.56%
Business Intelligence
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 14 (37.84%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
4 9 (24.32%) Visualisation
5 8 (21.62%) Big Data
5 8 (21.62%) Migration
5 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
5 8 (21.62%) ETL
6 7 (18.92%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
6 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
7 6 (16.22%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
7 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.22%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) Data Mart
8 5 (13.51%) Oracle
8 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
8 5 (13.51%) RAD
8 5 (13.51%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (13.51%) Analytics
8 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (13.51%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (13.51%) QlikView
8 5 (13.51%) Data Management
9 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS

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 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.81%) Slack
1 4 (10.81%) Trello
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
3 8 (21.62%) Big Data
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.51%) Data Mart
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (13.51%) QlikView
5 4 (10.81%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (10.81%) Data Mining
5 4 (10.81%) Essbase
5 4 (10.81%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (8.11%) Power BI
6 3 (8.11%) Spatial Data
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
1 4 (10.81%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Business Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) MicroStrategy Developer
4 4 (10.81%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) DBA
5 3 (8.11%) ETL Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle BI Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Presales Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Content Manager
6 2 (5.41%) OBIEE Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) COM
1 4 (10.81%) XML
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) React
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) HTML5
4 1 (2.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.81%) Reference Data
2 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) e-Learning
3 2 (5.41%) Social Media
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Visualisation
2 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
2 8 (21.62%) ETL
2 8 (21.62%) Migration
3 7 (18.92%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Dashboard Development
4 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
4 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) Analytics
5 5 (13.51%) Data Management
5 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (13.51%) RAD
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (10.81%) Master Data Management
6 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com