Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 57 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 +22
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 37 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.97% 2.50% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 2.96% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 27
Cheshire median daily rate £328 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.02% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £313
90th Percentile £515 £556 £438
North West median daily rate £350 £420 £350
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £34.50 £38.99 £12.00
% change year-on-year -11.52% +224.92% -70.00%

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 1,071 1,116 1,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.02% 84.42% 86.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 806 860
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.60%
10th Percentile £268 £258 £235
90th Percentile £538 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 33 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £20.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -25.53% +13.35%
10th Percentile £13.45 £9.45 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.40 £35.00 £42.48
North West median hourly rate £22.22 £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -20.66% +27.27% -25.98%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +7 9 £388 +1.31% 4
Crewe -9 6 £325 -1.52%
Warrington -2 5 £328 -38.21%
Macclesfield -3 5 £325 +44.44% 1
Knutsford - 4 £328 - 1
Alderley Edge +1 3 £413 -1.79%
Widnes - 1 £500 -
Data Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) ETL
3 12 (32.43%) Oracle
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
4 9 (24.32%) XML
4 9 (24.32%) Finance
5 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (21.62%) Hyperion
5 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
5 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (16.22%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (16.22%) Talend
7 6 (16.22%) Analytics
7 6 (16.22%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.51%) Data Quality
8 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
8 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
8 5 (13.51%) Data Mining
9 4 (10.81%) Unix
9 4 (10.81%) SLA
9 4 (10.81%) Perl

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 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.70%) SAS
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) HFM
2 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) GitHub
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.70%) Slack
4 1 (2.70%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (16.22%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (13.51%) Data Mining
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (10.81%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (5.41%) Big Data
7 2 (5.41%) Data Lake
7 2 (5.41%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (5.41%) MS Access
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.70%) DataStage
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) ER Studio
1 1 (2.70%) ERwin
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Law
3 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Data Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Data Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) DBA
4 5 (13.51%) SQL DBA
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Due Diligence Manager
7 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Supplier Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Excel Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) JSON
2 1 (2.70%) JSON Schema
2 1 (2.70%) Spring
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Taxonomies
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) NHS
5 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) ETL
2 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Analytics
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
5 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Business Process Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (10.81%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
6 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) Statistics
6 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 4 (10.81%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) CISM
1 2 (5.41%) CISSP
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) Data Quality
2 4 (10.81%) SLA
3 2 (5.41%) GDPR
3 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.41%) PMO
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Hyperion
3 6 (16.22%) Talend
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.81%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Teradata