Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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.

Data Analysis
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 69 86
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17 -25
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 35 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.63% 2.17% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 2.51% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 23
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £204
90th Percentile £545 £438 £1,000
North West median daily rate £400 £358 £370
% change year-on-year +11.89% -3.38% +3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
North West median hourly rate £38.99 £12.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +224.92% -70.00% +27.39%

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 1122 1276 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.17% 86.33% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 914 1164
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.60% +9.35%
10th Percentile £263 £241 £275
90th Percentile £619 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 58
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.64 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.82% +12.24% -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £38.93 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.89% -23.00% +64.97%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
Chester +2 7 £450 +11.80% 1
Crewe - 7 £335 -
Warrington +15 4 £530 +24.71%
Macclesfield +6 4 £363 -0.68%
Alderley Edge - 4 £420 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Data Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (22.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 7 (20.00%) Project Management
5 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) Data Management
6 6 (17.14%) XML
6 6 (17.14%) SAP
6 6 (17.14%) Migration
6 6 (17.14%) Master Data Management
7 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (14.29%) SAS
7 5 (14.29%) IBM
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) DataStage
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.29%) Banking
7 5 (14.29%) Reference Data
8 4 (11.43%) Data Mapping
8 4 (11.43%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.43%) SLA
8 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.57%) Service Management

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 (14.29%) SAS
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) HFM
1 2 (5.71%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.71%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.71%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Slack
1 3 (8.57%) Trello
1 3 (8.57%) Veeva
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) FTP
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
1 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (14.29%) DataStage
2 3 (8.57%) Big Data
2 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (8.57%) Data Mining
2 3 (8.57%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (8.57%) MS Access
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Analyst
2 20 (57.14%) Data Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) SAP Data Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Junior
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Resource Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SAP MDM Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.71%) State Machine
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) CESG
4 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
3 7 (20.00%) Data Management
3 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) Master Data Management
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.43%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (11.43%) Data Mapping
6 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) Data Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.57%) ETL
7 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
7 3 (8.57%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (8.57%) Service Management
7 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) VBA
4 1 (2.86%) COBOL
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) AAT
1 1 (2.86%) ACCA
1 1 (2.86%) CIMA
1 1 (2.86%) CISSP
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) GCED
1 1 (2.86%) GCFA
1 1 (2.86%) GCIA
1 1 (2.86%) GCIH
1 1 (2.86%) GIAC
1 1 (2.86%) GREM
1 1 (2.86%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (11.43%) SLA
3 2 (5.71%) PMO
4 1 (2.86%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) SAP
2 5 (14.29%) IBM
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Hyperion
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Cadence
4 1 (2.86%) EXASOL
4 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.86%) Tableau
4 1 (2.86%) Talend