Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 6 months to 20 June 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.

Data Analysis
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 46 92
Rank change year-on-year -33 +46 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 16 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.23% 3.51% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 4.15% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 27
Cheshire median daily rate £339 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.31% -5.88% +14.09%
10th Percentile £296 £325 £313
90th Percentile £475 £480 £630
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - £42.48 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.13% +174.20%
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.24 £15.06
% change year-on-year +9.12% +173.82% -43.17%

Data Analysis 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 1,113 989 1,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.22% 84.67% 84.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 688 1,081
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 46 41
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.27 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.78% +50.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.91 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.13 £52.50 £49.75
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -31.76% +4.62% +30.00%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Cheshire

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in Cheshire

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in Cheshire

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Cheshire

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
Knutsford -7 7 £354 -3.08%
Macclesfield -8 3 £425 +8.28%
Alderley Edge -3 1 £525 +31.25%
Crewe -18 1 £263 - 1
Data Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) SAP CO
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (25.00%) Hyperion
2 4 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
3 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) HFM
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
4 2 (12.50%) BPMN
4 2 (12.50%) Taxonomies
4 2 (12.50%) Power BI
4 2 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving

Data Analysis
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 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 4 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 4 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (12.50%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (12.50%) Power BI
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Accountant
6 1 (6.25%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP FI Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Accountant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Taxonomies
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) SDLC
1 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) BPMN
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Decision-Making
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Hyperion
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Pega
2 1 (6.25%) Teradata