Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 7 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.

Statistics
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 81 81
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +10
Contract jobs citing Statistics 3 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.34% 0.72% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.84% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Cheshire median daily rate £188 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.31% +4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £169 £313 £225
90th Percentile £206 £338 £370
North West median daily rate £450 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £40.75 - -

Statistics 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 767 1,071 1,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.37% 86.23% 84.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 699 805
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £226 £265 £258
90th Percentile £579 £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 34
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 £9.68
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%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Cheshire

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in Cheshire

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Allocation
2 2 (66.67%) Decision-Making
2 2 (66.67%) Data Development
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

Statistics
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Data Development
1 2 (66.67%) Decision-Making
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Allocation
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory