The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 105 171 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.67% 17.12% 17.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.46% 18.11% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 108 86
Median daily rate £350 £369 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +11.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £229 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.37 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +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
638 944 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.22% 94.49% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 659 374
Median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 50
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.77 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.74% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.40 £43.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 33 £288 -11.53% 10
Chester +5 24 £313 -13.79% 3
Knutsford +2 8 £325 -21.21% 1
Macclesfield -6 6 £400 +12.67% 1
Alderley Edge +1 2 - -
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 73 (35.10%) Finance
2 60 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (24.04%) Business Analysis
4 45 (21.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (17.79%) Banking
6 34 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (14.42%) User Stories
8 29 (13.94%) Microsoft
9 22 (10.58%) ITIL
10 21 (10.10%) Migration
11 20 (9.62%) Windows
11 20 (9.62%) UML
11 20 (9.62%) Change Management
11 20 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (8.65%) Project Management
12 18 (8.65%) Scrum
12 18 (8.65%) Problem Management
13 16 (7.69%) MS Excel
14 15 (7.21%) SAP
14 15 (7.21%) Use Case
15 14 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
15 14 (6.73%) Incident Management
15 14 (6.73%) MS Office
15 14 (6.73%) CRM
15 14 (6.73%) Active Directory
15 14 (6.73%) Service Management
15 14 (6.73%) Manufacturing
16 13 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
16 13 (6.25%) Computer Science
16 13 (6.25%) Data Migration

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (3.85%) IBM Notes
2 7 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.44%) Confluence
3 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.96%) CMS
4 2 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.73%) MS Office
2 14 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.48%) Mingle
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) SAP MDM
2 3 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.96%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.96%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.48%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.48%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.40%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.92%) Office 365
2 4 (1.92%) SaaS
3 2 (0.96%) IaaS
4 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.40%) LAN
2 4 (1.92%) WAN
3 2 (0.96%) Network Security
3 2 (0.96%) SAN
3 2 (0.96%) SSH
4 1 (0.48%) Firewall
4 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.92%) MS Access
5 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.96%) Big Data
6 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.96%) Power BI
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.48%) QlikView
7 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (4.81%) JIRA
2 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.96%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.96%) Selenium
2 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.48%) JMeter
3 1 (0.48%) LoadUI
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
General
1 73 (35.10%) Finance
2 37 (17.79%) Banking
3 20 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (6.73%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.81%) German Language
6 9 (4.33%) Dutch Language
7 8 (3.85%) French Language
8 7 (3.37%) Italian Language
8 7 (3.37%) Portuguese Language
8 7 (3.37%) Russian Language
8 7 (3.37%) Spanish Language
9 5 (2.40%) Retail
10 4 (1.92%) Advertising
11 3 (1.44%) Local Government
11 3 (1.44%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.96%) Back Office
12 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.48%) Front Office
13 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.88%) Middleware
2 4 (1.92%) Web Services
2 4 (1.92%) XML
3 3 (1.44%) .NET
4 2 (0.96%) CSS
4 2 (0.96%) HTML
4 2 (0.96%) JSON
5 1 (0.48%) EDI
5 1 (0.48%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.37%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.92%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.44%) iPhone
7 3 (1.44%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.44%) Life Science
7 3 (1.44%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.44%) User Experience
8 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.96%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.96%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.96%) Equities
8 2 (0.96%) IBM XIV
8 2 (0.96%) Replication
9 1 (0.48%) Informatics
9 1 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.62%) Windows
2 6 (2.88%) Linux
2 6 (2.88%) Windows XP
3 5 (2.40%) Windows 8
3 5 (2.40%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.92%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.44%) Unix
5 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.96%) AIX
7 1 (0.48%) Android
7 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (24.04%) Business Analysis
3 45 (21.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (14.42%) User Stories
5 22 (10.58%) ITIL
6 21 (10.10%) Migration
7 20 (9.62%) Change Management
7 20 (9.62%) UML
8 18 (8.65%) Problem Management
8 18 (8.65%) Project Management
8 18 (8.65%) Scrum
9 15 (7.21%) Use Case
10 14 (6.73%) CRM
10 14 (6.73%) Incident Management
10 14 (6.73%) Service Management
11 13 (6.25%) Data Migration
11 13 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
11 13 (6.25%) Process Improvement
12 12 (5.77%) Time Management
13 11 (5.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.77%) SQL
2 7 (3.37%) Java
3 5 (2.40%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.96%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.96%) PHP
5 2 (0.96%) VB
6 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.48%) C#
6 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.48%) Python
6 1 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (3.85%) MCP
2 7 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.88%) ISEB
4 4 (1.92%) Degree
4 4 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.44%) CISA
5 3 (1.44%) CISSP
5 3 (1.44%) CRISC
6 2 (0.96%) MCSA
6 2 (0.96%) MCSE
6 2 (0.96%) MCTS
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.48%) IIBA
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.29%) QA
2 4 (1.92%) SLA
3 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.48%) Netcool
3 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.48%) Puppet
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.48%) SCSM
Vendors
1 29 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.21%) SAP
3 8 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 8 (3.85%) Lotus
3 8 (3.85%) Oracle
4 5 (2.40%) Saba
5 4 (1.92%) VMware
6 3 (1.44%) Apple
6 3 (1.44%) BMC
6 3 (1.44%) Remedy
7 2 (0.96%) Brocade
7 2 (0.96%) Cisco
7 2 (0.96%) Dell
7 2 (0.96%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.96%) HP
7 2 (0.96%) IBM
7 2 (0.96%) Informatica
7 2 (0.96%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.96%) Tableau
7 2 (0.96%) Veritas
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