Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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.

Business Intelligence (BI)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 29 29
Rank change year-on-year -24 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 37 80 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.78% 5.50% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 6.38% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 62 64
Cheshire median daily rate £338 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £279
90th Percentile £485 £590 £469
North West median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 - £33.00
North West median hourly rate £46.21 £59.31 £33.00
% change year-on-year -22.09% +79.73% -50.75%

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 1120 1254 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.02% 86.19% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 900 1160
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.60% +8.65%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £275
90th Percentile £619 £614 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 58
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -4.19%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Crewe -8 7 £300 -
Warrington +2 3 £370 -1.33% 4
Chester -10 3 £375 -3.23% 2
Wilmslow +5 1 £425 +30.77%
Macclesfield +4 1 £500 +21.95% 2
Alderley Edge - 1 £475 -
Business Intelligence
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence 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 Business Intelligence.

1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
3 13 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (32.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (27.03%) SharePoint
6 8 (21.62%) Migration
6 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (18.92%) Big Data
7 7 (18.92%) ETL
8 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
8 6 (16.22%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (13.51%) QlikView
9 5 (13.51%) Analytics
9 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
9 5 (13.51%) Data Management
9 5 (13.51%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
9 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (13.51%) Dashboard Development
10 4 (10.81%) ETL Development
10 4 (10.81%) SDLC
10 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.81%) XML
10 4 (10.81%) RAD
10 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.81%) Scrum
10 4 (10.81%) Finance
10 4 (10.81%) Data Migration

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 10 (27.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.11%) Slack
1 3 (8.11%) Trello
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 13 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (18.92%) Big Data
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (13.51%) QlikView
7 4 (10.81%) Data Mart
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (8.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (8.11%) Apache Hive
8 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
8 3 (8.11%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
8 3 (8.11%) Power BI
8 3 (8.11%) Spatial Data
8 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Local Government
2 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Business Developer
5 4 (10.81%) DBA
5 4 (10.81%) ETL Developer
5 4 (10.81%) MicroStrategy Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) QlikView Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Graduate Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Graduate Applications Support
7 2 (5.41%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) XML
2 3 (8.11%) COM
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) MDX
4 1 (2.70%) React
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
1 3 (8.11%) e-Learning
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Migration
2 7 (18.92%) ETL
3 6 (16.22%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.51%) Analytics
4 5 (13.51%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (13.51%) Data Management
4 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.81%) ETL Development
5 4 (10.81%) Information Assurance
5 4 (10.81%) RAD
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) SDLC
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (8.11%) Tableau
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) EXASOL
4 1 (2.70%) RedGate
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec
4 1 (2.70%) Talend