Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Data Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Architecture over the 6 months to 20 April 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 Architecture
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 79 115
Rank change year-on-year -10 +36 -29
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.53% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +2.63% +1.33%
10th Percentile £275 £426 £463
90th Percentile £584 £539 £488
North West median daily rate £550 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £53.00 - -

Data Architecture 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 1,113 886 1,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.03% 82.80% 82.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 621 1,089
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £588
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 49
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.51% +2.50% +0.92%
10th Percentile £10.76 £14.90 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.97 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -38.57% +7.69% +44.44%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Data Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in Cheshire

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in Cheshire

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architecture in Cheshire

Data Architecture
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 Architecture within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 April 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 - 4 £313 -
Macclesfield +1 1 £425 -22.73%
Knutsford - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £687 - 1
Data Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture 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 Architecture.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Data Quality
2 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) Reference Data
2 5 (71.43%) Statistics
2 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) ETL
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Data Management
3 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (57.14%) Quality Management
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (57.14%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (57.14%) Master Data Management
3 4 (57.14%) Trello
3 4 (57.14%) Slack
3 4 (57.14%) Reference Data Management
3 4 (57.14%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (57.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (28.57%) Data Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Data Governance

Data Architecture
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 (57.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Slack
1 4 (57.14%) Trello
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
2 4 (57.14%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) Spatial Data
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) C# Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Data Steward
4 1 (14.29%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Data Management
1 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
1 5 (71.43%) ETL
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Statistics
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 4 (57.14%) Master Data Management
2 4 (57.14%) Quality Management
2 4 (57.14%) Reference Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Data Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
4 1 (14.29%) SFIA
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec