Period
to 20 July 2017

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 July 2017 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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 104 96
Rank change year-on-year +21 -8 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 6 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.49% 0.70% 1.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.55% 7.65% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 11
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £401 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.15% -15.53% +4.40%
10th Percentile £380 £187 £313
90th Percentile £475 £577 £538
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £12.92 £10.68 £21.64
% change year-on-year +20.95% -50.65% -20.59%

Data Quality is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 132 170 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 10.71% 9.12% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 117 154
Cheshire median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £238 £202 £241
90th Percentile £521 £588 £584
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 25
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% -10.45%
10th Percentile £8.38 £13.00 £13.20
90th Percentile £25.78 £17.60 £38.00
North West median hourly rate £15.25 £35.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -57.34% +74.39% +24.24%

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 July 2017. 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 +16 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Knutsford +14 1 - - 1
Macclesfield +6 1 £350 -36.36%
Data Quality
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) Data Lineage
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) DataStage
2 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Control-M
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (16.67%) Ab Initio
4 1 (16.67%) Teradata

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 (66.67%) SAS
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Lineage
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Ab Initio
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Teradata