Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 58 65
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 +27
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 25 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.94% 2.65% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 3.21% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 43
Cheshire median daily rate £328 £384 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.66% -9.71% +70.00%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £313
90th Percentile £538 £475 £623
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £45.00 - £12.29

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 1,130 1,029 1,486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 87.87% 82.52% 86.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 718 1,068
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £597
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 43 33
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -0.96%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £53.00 £38.35
North West median hourly rate £22.18 £30.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -26.06% +37.93% -26.82%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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
Macclesfield -2 7 £325 -13.33%
Crewe -18 5 £325 -2.99%
Knutsford +1 4 £328 +6.50%
Alderley Edge 0 4 £469 +53.06% 1
Chester -10 1 £388 -13.89% 2
Data Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 12 (48.00%) ETL
2 10 (40.00%) Hyperion
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) XML
5 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (24.00%) SAP
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle
6 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (24.00%) Talend
6 6 (24.00%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (20.00%) Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 5 (20.00%) Taxonomies
7 5 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (16.00%) SAP CO
8 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
8 4 (16.00%) HFM
8 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Statistics
8 4 (16.00%) Data Mining
8 4 (16.00%) SAP FI

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 (4.00%) SAS
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) HFM
1 4 (16.00%) SAP CO
1 4 (16.00%) SAP FI
1 4 (16.00%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) GitHub
3 1 (4.00%) Slack
3 1 (4.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (16.00%) Amazon Aurora
3 4 (16.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (12.00%) MS Access
5 2 (8.00%) Big Data
5 2 (8.00%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.00%) Data Lake
6 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Data Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Data Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Compliance Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Excel Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Excel Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) SAP FI Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Accountant
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Taxonomies
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ETL
2 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 4 (16.00%) Business Process Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (16.00%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
5 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Statistics
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.00%) GDPR
2 2 (8.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Hyperion
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) SAP
2 6 (24.00%) Talend
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Pega
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata