Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 55 30
Rank change year-on-year +16 -25 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 56 37 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.39% 2.76% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 3.26% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 63
Cheshire median daily rate £378 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.85% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £300
90th Percentile £513 £485 £580
North West median daily rate £389 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -8.53% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £27.00 -
North West median hourly rate £21.94 £46.21 £59.31
% change year-on-year -52.52% -22.09% +79.73%

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 1,099 1,135 1,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.13% 84.51% 86.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 811 921
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £249
90th Percentile £538 £619 £613
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 42 32
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.60 £14.42 £19.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.05% -26.59% +11.38%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £34.80 £38.93
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -22.29% +27.27% -27.08%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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
Crewe +4 25 £425 +41.67% 2
Warrington +4 8 £325 -12.16% 14
Chester +4 6 £375 - 9
Macclesfield 0 4 £425 -15.00% 2
Wilmslow -6 1 £288 -32.35%
Knutsford - 1 £400 -
Business Intelligence
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 32 (57.14%) SQL
2 20 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
3 18 (32.14%) ETL
4 16 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (26.79%) Finance
6 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (21.43%) Java
7 12 (21.43%) Power BI
8 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 10 (17.86%) QlikView
9 9 (16.07%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (16.07%) Programme Management
9 9 (16.07%) RESTful
9 9 (16.07%) Marketing
9 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (16.07%) SAP
9 9 (16.07%) Manufacturing
9 9 (16.07%) Electronics
9 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
10 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing
10 8 (14.29%) Data Analysis
10 8 (14.29%) Tableau
11 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 7 (12.50%) Analytics
11 7 (12.50%) 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.93%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (8.93%) Trello
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (3.57%) GitHub
3 2 (3.57%) Google Drive
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Office 365
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Intranet
1 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
3 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (21.43%) Power BI
6 10 (17.86%) QlikView
7 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (8.93%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (8.93%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (8.93%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (7.14%) Data Mining
11 3 (5.36%) Big Data
11 3 (5.36%) Data Lake
11 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
12 2 (3.57%) Redis
12 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
12 2 (3.57%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) JMeter
1 6 (10.71%) Selenium
1 6 (10.71%) WebDriver
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Electronics
2 9 (16.07%) Manufacturing
2 9 (16.07%) Marketing
2 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (32.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Tester
6 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Data Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.36%) QlikView Developer
8 3 (5.36%) SQL BI Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Business Developer
9 2 (3.57%) DBA
9 2 (3.57%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) RESTful
2 7 (12.50%) XML
3 6 (10.71%) Taurus
3 6 (10.71%) Web Services
4 4 (7.14%) HTML
5 3 (5.36%) .NET
5 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.36%) CSS
5 3 (5.36%) React
5 3 (5.36%) REST
5 3 (5.36%) Vue.js
5 3 (5.36%) WebSockets
6 2 (3.57%) .NET Core
6 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.57%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) NHS
2 2 (3.57%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (1.79%) Kali Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) ETL
2 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.07%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (16.07%) Programme Management
4 8 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 7 (12.50%) Analytics
5 7 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (10.71%) ERP
6 6 (10.71%) OO
6 6 (10.71%) OOP
6 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.93%) Manual Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Statistics
7 5 (8.93%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) SQL
2 16 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 12 (21.43%) Java
4 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.71%) Python
6 4 (7.14%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) Perl
7 2 (3.57%) PHP
7 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.57%) PMO
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) SAP
3 8 (14.29%) Tableau
4 3 (5.36%) Talend
4 3 (5.36%) Teradata
5 2 (3.57%) Google
5 2 (3.57%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Cognos
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Vertica