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 22 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.

Data Analysis
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 32 32
Rank change year-on-year +11 0  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 4 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.96% 5.09% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 6.51% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 0
Median daily rate £450 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.90 £20.97
% change year-on-year +25.89% -33.71%  

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 115 169 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 85.19% 78.24% 88.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 153 117
Median daily rate £378 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.42% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% -37.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £20.78 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 6 (60.00%) SAS
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (30.00%) Data Lineage
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) DataStage
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Cucumber

Data Analysis
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 6 (60.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) DataStage
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) SAS Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (10.00%) ETL Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Data Lineage
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) DameWare
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle