The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 185 167 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.84% 20.82% 17.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.37% 22.24% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 90 55
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£375 £315 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £128 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £401 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.31 £18.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.16% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £30.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
908 751 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.46% 93.64% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 392 293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 61 48
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% -52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.00 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Cheshire region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Cheshire region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -3 49 £375 +87.96% 10
Chester -4 27 £303 +15.23% 10
Knutsford -3 13 £450 +45.16% 3
Macclesfield 0 8 £380 - 5
Alderley Edge - 6 - - 3
Runcorn +4 4 - -
Sandbach 0 2 £300 -
Wilmslow - 2 £350 -
Crewe -9 1 £200 - 3
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 146 (41.36%) Finance
2 80 (22.66%) Business Analysis
3 79 (22.38%) Banking
4 62 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (16.71%) Microsoft
6 45 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (11.90%) SQL
8 41 (11.61%) Project Management
9 40 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (10.76%) MS Excel
11 37 (10.48%) Retail
12 35 (9.92%) ITIL
13 33 (9.35%) Retail Banking
14 32 (9.07%) Windows
14 32 (9.07%) Pharmaceutical
15 29 (8.22%) MS Office
16 23 (6.52%) Migration
16 23 (6.52%) Incident Management
17 22 (6.23%) SQL Server
18 20 (5.67%) SLA
18 20 (5.67%) Active Directory
18 20 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (5.67%) MS PowerPoint
18 20 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
19 17 (4.82%) CRM
20 16 (4.53%) Windows 7
21 15 (4.25%) PRINCE2
21 15 (4.25%) Legal
22 14 (3.97%) Service Delivery
22 14 (3.97%) Waterfall

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.42%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.13%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.57%) StreamWeaver
5 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.28%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.28%) SAS
5 1 (0.28%) CICS
Applications
1 38 (10.76%) MS Excel
2 29 (8.22%) MS Office
3 20 (5.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.85%) MS Project
4 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.85%) SAP APO
3 2 (0.57%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.57%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.42%) Office 365
2 3 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.68%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.12%) DHCP
2 11 (3.12%) DNS
3 7 (1.98%) Internet
4 5 (1.42%) Firewall
5 3 (0.85%) Broadband
6 2 (0.57%) ATM
7 1 (0.28%) VoIP
7 1 (0.28%) Wireless
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.42%) MS Access
4 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.57%) DB2
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.57%) QlikView
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) DTS
7 1 (0.28%) Ingres
7 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.85%) Cucumber
2 3 (0.85%) JIRA
2 3 (0.85%) Selenium
3 2 (0.57%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.57%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.57%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.28%) ERwin
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 146 (41.36%) Finance
2 79 (22.38%) Banking
3 37 (10.48%) Retail
4 33 (9.35%) Retail Banking
5 32 (9.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (4.25%) Legal
7 11 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.12%) Billing
8 9 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.55%) Advertising
9 6 (1.70%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.70%) German Language
9 6 (1.70%) Russian Language
10 4 (1.13%) French Language
10 4 (1.13%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.85%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.85%) Turkish Language
11 3 (0.85%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.57%) Marketing
12 2 (0.57%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.27%) HTML
2 7 (1.98%) .NET
3 6 (1.70%) XML
4 4 (1.13%) Web Services
4 4 (1.13%) EDI
5 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.57%) CSS
5 2 (0.57%) ODBC
6 1 (0.28%) SOAP
6 1 (0.28%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.28%) Middleware
6 1 (0.28%) ISPF
6 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.83%) NHS
3 7 (1.98%) GIS
4 6 (1.70%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.70%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.42%) Learning Management System
5 5 (1.42%) Device Driver
5 5 (1.42%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.13%) SCORM
6 4 (1.13%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.13%) SCADA
6 4 (1.13%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.13%) Life Science
6 4 (1.13%) iPhone
7 3 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (0.85%) iPad
7 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.85%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.57%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.07%) Windows
2 16 (4.53%) Windows 7
3 11 (3.12%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.13%) UNIX
5 3 (0.85%) Android
6 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) zOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (22.66%) Business Analysis
2 62 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (11.61%) Project Management
5 35 (9.92%) ITIL
6 23 (6.52%) Migration
6 23 (6.52%) Incident Management
7 20 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (4.82%) CRM
9 15 (4.25%) PRINCE2
10 14 (3.97%) Service Delivery
10 14 (3.97%) Waterfall
11 13 (3.68%) Service Management
11 13 (3.68%) Data Analysis
12 12 (3.40%) Time Management
13 11 (3.12%) Workflow
13 11 (3.12%) Information Security
14 10 (2.83%) Validation
14 10 (2.83%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.90%) SQL
2 7 (1.98%) T-SQL
3 6 (1.70%) VB
4 3 (0.85%) COBOL
4 3 (0.85%) REXX
5 2 (0.57%) JCL
5 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.57%) VBA
5 2 (0.57%) VBScript
6 1 (0.28%) Java
6 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.28%) CLIST
6 1 (0.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (3.40%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.98%) SC Cleared
2 7 (1.98%) ISEB
3 6 (1.70%) MCP
4 5 (1.42%) CCNP
4 5 (1.42%) CCNA
4 5 (1.42%) CISSP
4 5 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.42%) A+ Certification
4 5 (1.42%) PMP
4 5 (1.42%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.42%) Degree
4 5 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (1.42%) APMP
5 4 (1.13%) ACCA
5 4 (1.13%) CIMA
5 4 (1.13%) CEH
5 4 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.85%) CCA
6 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.67%) SLA
2 9 (2.55%) QA
3 6 (1.70%) FATCA
4 4 (1.13%) GAMP
4 4 (1.13%) GMP
5 3 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.85%) XenApp
2 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.98%) OpenView
2 6 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.13%) SCCM
3 4 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.28%) OVSD
Vendors
1 59 (16.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.68%) SAP
3 11 (3.12%) HP
4 8 (2.27%) Oracle
5 7 (1.98%) Cognos
6 6 (1.70%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.42%) Saba
7 5 (1.42%) ArcSight
7 5 (1.42%) Sun
8 4 (1.13%) Lotus
8 4 (1.13%) Symantec
8 4 (1.13%) Citrix
8 4 (1.13%) Tableau
8 4 (1.13%) Wonderware
9 3 (0.85%) Informatica
10 2 (0.57%) IBM
10 2 (0.57%) Remedy
10 2 (0.57%) McAfee
10 2 (0.57%) Teradata
10 2 (0.57%) VMware
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