The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analysis
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 15 30 29
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.83% 0.66% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 0.82% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £365 £550 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.63% +49.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £550 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £550 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £20.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.22 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year +71.89% -13.37%  

Data Analysis 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 81 122 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 78.64% 80.79% 83.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 87 111
Median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Median hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.76 £21.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Chester

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in Chester

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Chester

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) ETL
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) SAS
3 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Tableau
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) Back Office
7 1 (8.33%) DameWare
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling

Data Analysis
Top Related 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 5 (41.67%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
1 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SAS EBI
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Tableau Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SAS Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) ETL
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Management
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) DameWare
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) HP