Period
to 6 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Digital Transformation Programme skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Transformation Programme over the 6 months to 6 December 2019 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.

Digital Transformation Programmes/Projects
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 72 78
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme 3 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.34% 1.74% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 2.02% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 13
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.14% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £361 £353 £265
90th Percentile £436 £515 £519
North West median daily rate £550 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Digital Transformation Programme 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 772 1,091 1,124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.26% 86.38% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 715 808
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £231 £269 £257
90th Percentile £575 £538 £625
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 68 35
Cheshire median hourly rate £41.75 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.57% +34.62% -35.46%
10th Percentile £13.60 £13.45 £9.90
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.60 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -18.52% +28.30%

Digital Transformation Programme
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Digital Transformation Programme as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Transformation Programme in Cheshire

Digital Transformation Programme
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Transformation Programme in Cheshire

Digital Transformation Programme
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 Digital Transformation Programme within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 6 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
Warrington +3 3 £380 -13.14% 1
Digital Transformation Programme
North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme 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 Digital Transformation Programme.

1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) XMPP
1 2 (66.67%) TippingPoint
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Forcepoint
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Meraki
1 2 (66.67%) WebEx
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Plixer Scrutinizer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Digital Transformation Programme
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Firepower
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Plixer Scrutinizer
1 2 (66.67%) WebEx
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
1 2 (66.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Forcepoint
1 2 (66.67%) Meraki
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) TippingPoint