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 3 months to 28 March 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.

Data Analysis
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 72 55
Rank change year-on-year +39 -17  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 22 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.12% 0.82% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 0.97% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 10
Median daily rate £400 £550 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +44.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £447 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £610 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.48 - £20.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.22 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year +71.89% -13.37%  

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 448 823 713
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.90% 83.89% 83.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 521 455
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 35
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Cheshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analysis in Cheshire

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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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +17 6 £365 -33.63% 4
Macclesfield - 6 £400 -
Crewe - 4 - -
Alderley Edge - 2 £400 -
Warrington +22 1 £500 -16.66% 2
Knutsford +12 1 £365 +10.60%
Data Analysis
North West

Data Analysis
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Business Analysis
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) SAP
5 7 (18.92%) Visualisation
5 7 (18.92%) Analytics
5 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (16.22%) Degree
6 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
6 6 (16.22%) ETL
6 6 (16.22%) Hyperion
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) SAS
7 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.51%) Web Services
7 5 (13.51%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (10.81%) REST
8 4 (10.81%) Tableau
8 4 (10.81%) XML
8 4 (10.81%) VBA
8 4 (10.81%) MS Office
8 4 (10.81%) SOAP
8 4 (10.81%) MS Excel

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 5 (13.51%) SAS
2 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
1 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Project
2 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Data Mining
2 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) SAS EBI
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Back Office
2 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Data Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Business Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Tableau Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SAS Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) SAS Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) REST
2 4 (10.81%) SOAP
2 4 (10.81%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Android
1 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Business Analysis
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.92%) Analytics
4 7 (18.92%) Visualisation
5 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
5 6 (16.22%) ETL
6 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (10.81%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (10.81%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.11%) Critical Path Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (8.11%) Infographics
8 3 (8.11%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GDPR
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) DameWare
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) SAP
2 6 (16.22%) Hyperion
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Tableau
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) HP