Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Academic Degree
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 27 34
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.41% 4.73% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% 50.00% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 3
Chester median daily rate £338 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.59% +21.43% +12.90%
10th Percentile £226 £363 £330
90th Percentile £459 £530 £425
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 - -

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Chester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 9.39% 9.46% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 19
Chester median daily rate £280 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +6.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £205 £233 £221
90th Percentile £430 £530 £515
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Chester median hourly rate £21.00 - £25.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year +28.57% +21.18% -0.97%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Chester

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Chester

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Chester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Chester

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ProC
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Macro
2 1 (33.33%) Base SAS
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration

Degree
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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Base SAS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ProC
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (33.33%) Swim Lanes
2 1 (33.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PROC SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Macro
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle