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

Visualisation
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 63 45
Rank change year-on-year +9 -18  
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 4 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.63% 2.07% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 2.45% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 24
Median daily rate £303 £538 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.72% -17.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £338 £466
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £638 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.36 £57.75
% change year-on-year - -63.02%  

Visualisation is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 534 774 848
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.44% 84.13% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 562 508
Median daily rate £400 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 33
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Visualisation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in Cheshire

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualisation in Cheshire

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualisation in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualisation in Cheshire

Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualisation in Cheshire

Visualisation
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 Visualisation 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
Knutsford - 2 £388 -
Visualisation
North West

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

1 8 (53.33%) Office 365
2 7 (46.67%) Splunk
2 7 (46.67%) Dashboard Development
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Data Mapping
3 6 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (33.33%) Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) VBA
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Neural Network
6 3 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (20.00%) Back Office
6 3 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
6 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (20.00%) Data Entry
6 3 (20.00%) Change Control
6 3 (20.00%) Infographics
6 3 (20.00%) Decision Tree
7 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
7 2 (13.33%) Earned Value Management
7 2 (13.33%) User Experience
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Spotfire

Visualisation
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 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MDG
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
1 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Spotfire
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) PowerCenter
2 1 (6.67%) QlikView
2 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
2 7 (46.67%) Security Consultant
2 7 (46.67%) Splunk Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Dashboard Development
1 7 (46.67%) Data Mapping
2 6 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (33.33%) Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Control
5 3 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Data Entry
5 3 (20.00%) Decision Tree
5 3 (20.00%) Infographics
5 3 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
5 3 (20.00%) Neural Network
5 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Earned Value Management
6 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau