Period
to 15 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 75 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 11 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.24% 1.30% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.36% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 24
Cheshire median daily rate £288 £375 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% -4.15% +0.97%
10th Percentile £178 £313 £225
90th Percentile £374 £430 £488
North West median daily rate £341 £363 £400
% change year-on-year -5.86% -9.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £20.25 £22.00 £51.50
% change year-on-year -7.95% -57.28% +237.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 837 1,177 1,276
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 95.38% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 768 901
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £206 £263 £231
90th Percentile £575 £545 £625
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 79 51
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.11 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.89% +25.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £40.00 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -1.30% -1.28% +8.33%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Cheshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analyst in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Cheshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Cheshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Cheshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Cheshire

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2019. 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 +6 2 £350 +7.69%
Chester +3 2 £213 -43.33% 1
Macclesfield 0 1 £350 -6.67%
Warrington - 1 £213 -
Knutsford - 1 - - 2
Data Analyst
North West

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) R
3 4 (36.36%) SAS
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) SPSS
3 4 (36.36%) Stata
3 4 (36.36%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Public Sector
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Sparx
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Data Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (9.09%) Scala
6 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
6 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Statistics
6 1 (9.09%) Operations Research
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Logistics
6 1 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
6 1 (9.09%) SAP

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 (36.36%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SPSS
1 4 (36.36%) Stata
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (27.27%) Public Sector
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
1 4 (36.36%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Data Validation
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Application Rationalisation
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Science
3 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Research
3 1 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) R
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Sparx
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Snow
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau