Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 62 85
Rank change year-on-year +11 +23 -26
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 37 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.95% 2.16% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.53% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 20
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £394 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.55% -2.94%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £214
90th Percentile £645 £479 £1,000
North West median daily rate £425 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +18.88% -4.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £11.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +273.91% -71.25% +25.20%

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 1,041 1,107 1,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.08% 85.29% 82.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 804 1,132
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £258 £235 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 56
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.25 £19.66 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.17% +10.64% -5.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £38.47 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £23.30 £30.52
% change year-on-year -6.86% -23.66% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Crewe - 9 £325 -
Chester +3 6 £383 -4.38% 3
Warrington +7 5 £530 +11.58%
Alderley Edge - 4 £420 -
Macclesfield +6 3 £428 +17.12% 1
Data Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 (45.95%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (29.73%) Data Management
4 10 (27.03%) SAP
4 10 (27.03%) Project Management
4 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (24.32%) Data Modelling
5 9 (24.32%) Business Analysis
6 8 (21.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (21.62%) SQL
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (18.92%) MS Access
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.92%) Migration
7 7 (18.92%) Master Data Management
8 6 (16.22%) Data Quality
8 6 (16.22%) Analytics
8 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (16.22%) XML
8 6 (16.22%) Reference Data
8 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.51%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (10.81%) Geospatial Data
10 4 (10.81%) Slack
10 4 (10.81%) Reference Data Management
10 4 (10.81%) Big Data

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 4 (10.81%) SAS
1 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) HFM
2 3 (8.11%) SAP CO
2 3 (8.11%) SAP FI
2 3 (8.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Slack
1 4 (10.81%) Trello
2 3 (8.11%) Veeva
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
1 3 (8.11%) FTP
1 3 (8.11%) Intranet
1 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MS Access
2 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.81%) Big Data
3 4 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (10.81%) Data Mining
3 4 (10.81%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (8.11%) DataStage
5 2 (5.41%) Base SAS
5 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.41%) Power BI
5 2 (5.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Analyst
2 17 (45.95%) Data Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) SAP Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) SAP Data Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Malware Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Resource Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SAP MDM Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) XML
2 3 (8.11%) JSON
2 3 (8.11%) Node.js
3 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Reference Data
3 3 (8.11%) CESG
3 3 (8.11%) Cyberattack
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.41%) State Machine
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Data Management
1 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (27.03%) Project Management
3 9 (24.32%) Business Analysis
3 9 (24.32%) Data Modelling
4 7 (18.92%) Master Data Management
4 7 (18.92%) Migration
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Analytics
5 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.51%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (13.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
7 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) ETL
7 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
7 4 (10.81%) Reference Data Management
7 4 (10.81%) Statistics
8 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) COBOL
3 3 (8.11%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) CISSP
1 3 (8.11%) GCED
1 3 (8.11%) GCFA
1 3 (8.11%) GCIA
1 3 (8.11%) GCIH
1 3 (8.11%) GIAC
1 3 (8.11%) GREM
1 3 (8.11%) GSEC
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.11%) CESG Infosec
2 3 (8.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.41%) PMO
3 2 (5.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) SAP
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Hyperion
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Cadence
6 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow