Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 57 37
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20 -13
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 57 32 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.27% 2.61% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 3.13% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 19 77
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £224 £239
90th Percentile £485 £480 £618
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £28.38 £45.00 £28.18
% change year-on-year -36.93% +59.69% -14.61%

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 1,160 1,024 1,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.83% 83.66% 86.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 715 1,067
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £403 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% -4.62% +5.50%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 39 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +69.01% +1.43%
10th Percentile £11.06 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £55.00 £42.48
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -32.43% +37.25% -14.20%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +14 20 £375 +7.14% 4
Crewe -8 14 £365 +32.73% 2
Warrington +7 7 £325 -16.13% 12
Macclesfield - 3 £325 - 1
Widnes - 2 £475 -
Knutsford -4 1 £400 - 1
Business Intelligence
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 38 (66.67%) SQL
2 24 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
4 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (29.82%) Web Services
6 17 (29.82%) ETL
7 16 (28.07%) C#
7 16 (28.07%) Project Management
8 15 (26.32%) Teradata
8 15 (26.32%) .NET
9 14 (24.56%) DB2
9 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio
9 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
9 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
9 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
9 14 (24.56%) Entity Framework
9 14 (24.56%) Tableau
9 14 (24.56%) Redis
9 14 (24.56%) Relational Database
9 14 (24.56%) Docker
9 14 (24.56%) .NET Core
9 14 (24.56%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
12 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
12 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (14.04%) QlikView
13 8 (14.04%) Data Architecture

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 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.75%) Sage BI
1 1 (1.75%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.77%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (8.77%) Trello
3 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.51%) GitHub
4 2 (3.51%) Google Drive
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) SMS
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
3 14 (24.56%) DB2
3 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
3 14 (24.56%) Redis
3 14 (24.56%) Relational Database
4 12 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (14.04%) Power BI
6 8 (14.04%) QlikView
7 7 (12.28%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (8.77%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (7.02%) Big Data
10 4 (7.02%) Data Mining
11 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
11 2 (3.51%) MySQL
11 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.51%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.02%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (64.91%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 15 (26.32%) Lead Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Data Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Lead .NET Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Tableau Developer
7 6 (10.53%) SSRS Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Data Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Architect
9 2 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Business Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 1 (1.75%) Data Insight Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) Excel Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) Web Services
2 15 (26.32%) .NET
3 14 (24.56%) .NET Core
3 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
3 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
3 14 (24.56%) Entity Framework
4 6 (10.53%) XML
5 3 (5.26%) HTML
6 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.51%) CSS
6 2 (3.51%) React
6 2 (3.51%) REST
6 2 (3.51%) RESTful
6 2 (3.51%) Vue.js
6 2 (3.51%) WebSockets
7 1 (1.75%) COM
7 1 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) NHS
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) ETL
3 16 (28.07%) Project Management
4 14 (24.56%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (14.04%) Analytics
5 8 (14.04%) Data Architecture
5 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
6 7 (12.28%) Data Analysis
6 7 (12.28%) Data Integration
6 7 (12.28%) ERP
7 6 (10.53%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Migration
8 5 (8.77%) Statistics
8 5 (8.77%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Visualisation
9 4 (7.02%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (7.02%) Quality Management
10 3 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) SQL
2 16 (28.07%) C#
3 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
4 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.53%) Python
6 5 (8.77%) Java
7 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.51%) Perl
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Teradata
2 14 (24.56%) Tableau
3 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.53%) Oracle
5 3 (5.26%) Talend
6 2 (3.51%) Google
6 2 (3.51%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.75%) Cognos
7 1 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) Sage
7 1 (1.75%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) Vertica