Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Data Quality skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Quality over the 6 months to 20 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 Quality
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 87 88
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1 -24
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 12 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.97% 0.77% 1.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 6.85% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 18
Cheshire median daily rate £338 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.86% +16.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £275 £328 £175
90th Percentile £430 £624 £670
North West median daily rate £565 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +36.15% +0.60% +11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £17.60 £9.19 £52.47
% change year-on-year +91.46% -82.49% +208.65%

Data Quality is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 120 146 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.67% 11.20% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 106 202
Cheshire median daily rate £338 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.64% -1.18% +16.44%
10th Percentile £214 £213 £238
90th Percentile £545 £650 £636
North West median daily rate £394 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -1.56% -3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +44.26% +2.44%
North West median hourly rate £21.68 £20.50 £25.12
% change year-on-year +5.74% -18.39% +43.54%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Cheshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Cheshire

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Cheshire

Data Quality
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 Quality within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Chester +11 5 £350 -17.65% 1
Crewe - 4 £313 -
Macclesfield +4 1 £420 -6.67%
Data Quality
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality 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 Quality.

1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Data Management
2 6 (50.00%) Master Data Management
3 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (33.33%) Reference Data
4 4 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Trello
4 4 (33.33%) Big Data
4 4 (33.33%) Slack
4 4 (33.33%) Reference Data Management
4 4 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 4 (33.33%) Statistics
5 3 (25.00%) EngageOne
5 3 (25.00%) Demand Generation
5 3 (25.00%) High Availability

Data Quality
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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (25.00%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Slack
1 4 (33.33%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
1 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 4 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) DataStage
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP CO Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP FI Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP MM Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP SD Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP SD/MM Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) Data Management
2 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (50.00%) Master Data Management
3 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 4 (33.33%) Reference Data Management
4 4 (33.33%) Statistics
5 3 (25.00%) Demand Generation
5 3 (25.00%) High Availability
6 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
6 2 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle