The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for MS Visio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Visio over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Microsoft Visio
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 71 61
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10  
Contract jobs citing MS Visio 6 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.94% 1.20% 1.40%
As % of the Applications category 12.50% 17.19% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
Median daily rate £400 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -22.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year +4.16% +11.36%  

MS Visio is in the software application 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 software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 48 64 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 7.50% 6.96% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 31
Median daily rate £385 £334 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.35% +3.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

MS Visio
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing MS Visio as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Visio in Cheshire

MS Visio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Visio in Cheshire

MS Visio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Visio in Cheshire

MS Visio
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 MS Visio within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +3 2 £393 +12.14% 1
Warrington +20 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £400 -
MS Visio
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Visio 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 MS Visio.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) COBOL
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) PMI
5 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 1 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ

MS Visio
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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
1 1 (14.29%) COBOL
1 1 (14.29%) JCL
1 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (14.29%) HNC
3 1 (14.29%) HND
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) CA