Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 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.

IT/Technology Strategy
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +13
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 7 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.48% 4.04% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 5.00% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 13
Warrington median daily rate £550 £525 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £525 £443 £405
90th Percentile £575 £713 £700
Cheshire median daily rate £550 £525 £675
% change year-on-year +4.76% -22.22% +14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -

IT Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 174 220 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 86.57% 80.88% 87.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 154 250
Warrington median daily rate £361 £450 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.72% -2.17% -3.66%
10th Percentile £213 £187 £223
90th Percentile £500 £628 £688
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 4
Warrington median hourly rate £35.00 £11.71 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +198.89% -14.84% -21.43%
10th Percentile £11.14 £9.00 £9.68
90th Percentile £51.88 £42.50 £17.10
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.83
% change year-on-year -7.89% -4.19% +11.59%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in Warrington

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Strategy in Warrington.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Strategy in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing IT Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) SCADA
1 3 (42.86%) Cyberattack
1 3 (42.86%) Data Acquisition
1 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Active Listening
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
2 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) Plastic SCM
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) QlikView
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework

IT Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) QlikView
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (28.57%) Plastic SCM
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Web Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Cyberattack
1 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (42.86%) SCADA
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (42.86%) Data Acquisition
2 2 (28.57%) Active Listening
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) DSDM
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Xamarin