Period
to 20 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Reference Data
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 86 117
Rank change year-on-year -7 +31 -10
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.22% 0.24% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.74% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Cheshire median daily rate £438 £500 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -28.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £431 £435 £675
90th Percentile £444 £535 £725
North West median daily rate £438 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Reference Data is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 396 405 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 28.88% 32.87% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 265 380
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.54% +0.31%
10th Percentile £244 £225 £256
90th Percentile £538 £536 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 22
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +8.33% +25.97%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £67.50 £60.00 £37.38
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £18.94
% change year-on-year -4.55% +16.16% +16.55%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in Cheshire

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in Cheshire

Reference Data
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 Reference Data within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Warrington -1 1 £438 -14.63%
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
Reference Data
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data 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 Reference Data.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (33.33%) Trello
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Spatial Data
2 1 (33.33%) Slack
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis

Reference Data
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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Slack
1 1 (33.33%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) Spatial Data
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C# Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec