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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Visualisation
North West / Cheshire
Rank 43 72 49
Rank change year-on-year +29 -23  
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 11 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.04% 0.93% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.11% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 19
Median daily rate £385 £625 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.40% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £398 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £676 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -5.71% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.48 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £44.96 £25.50
% change year-on-year -5.51% +76.29%  

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 455 814 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.57% 84.27% 83.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 511 440
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 33
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualisation in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualisation in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualisation in Cheshire

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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 25 March 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
Crewe - 3 - -
Macclesfield +4 1 £450 -
Visualisation
North West

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 9 (50.00%) Finance
1 9 (50.00%) Analytics
2 8 (44.44%) Dashboard Development
3 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Data Mapping
3 7 (38.89%) Office 365
3 7 (38.89%) Splunk
4 6 (33.33%) Data Analytics
5 5 (27.78%) Tableau
5 5 (27.78%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) ETL
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) MS Project
6 4 (22.22%) Data Mining
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (16.67%) Infographics
7 3 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (16.67%) Decision Tree
7 3 (16.67%) Logistic Regression
7 3 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (16.67%) Data Entry
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

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Top Related 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 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Project
2 3 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (5.56%) SAP MDG
1 1 (5.56%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.11%) Spotfire
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.56%) QlikView
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Security Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Splunk Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Tableau Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) HR Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Analytics
2 8 (44.44%) Dashboard Development
3 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Data Mapping
4 6 (33.33%) Data Analytics
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (27.78%) ETL
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Data Entry
7 3 (16.67%) Decision Tree
7 3 (16.67%) Infographics
7 3 (16.67%) Logistic Regression
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Splunk
2 5 (27.78%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) SAP