The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 29 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.

Business Intelligence (BI)
Cheshire > Chester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 20 27
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 2 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.45% 9.87% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 12.50% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 3
Chester median daily rate £275 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -8.33%  
10th Percentile £263 £257 £305
90th Percentile £288 £431 £475
Cheshire median daily rate £393 £413 £450
% change year-on-year -4.84% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Chester median hourly rate - - £33.50
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £33.00

Business Intelligence 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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 119 176 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 86.23% 78.92% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 720 382
Chester median daily rate £361 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.42% +3.12%  
10th Percentile £284 £294 £307
90th Percentile £494 £500 £500
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 23
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% -40.00%  
10th Percentile £10.61 £20.78 £32.50
90th Percentile £17.50 £21.00 £40.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
% change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in Chester

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Intelligence in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in Chester

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence 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 Chester region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) MDX
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (20.00%) SAS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
1 1 (20.00%) React
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) R
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau