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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
North West / Cheshire
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 75 124 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.46% 13.92% 15.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.27% 15.01% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 77 67
Median daily rate £365 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £228 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 14
Median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £17.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.78 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%

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
461 826 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.05% 92.70% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 530 393
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 45
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.31 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.60% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.03 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Chester -1 17 £240 -28.39% 6
Warrington +10 12 £130 -69.04% 8
Knutsford +6 8 £325 -16.12% 2
Macclesfield -5 5 £400 +12.67% 1
Wilmslow +4 1 - - 1
Northwich +1 1 £375 -28.57% 1
Alderley Edge 0 1 - -
Crewe -1 1 - - 3
Daresbury - 1 £180 -
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 76 (38.58%) Finance
2 43 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (21.83%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (19.29%) Banking
3 38 (19.29%) Business Analysis
4 37 (18.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (13.71%) Microsoft
6 22 (11.17%) ITIL
7 21 (10.66%) Project Management
8 20 (10.15%) Change Management
8 20 (10.15%) User Stories
9 19 (9.64%) MS Excel
9 19 (9.64%) MS Office
9 19 (9.64%) Migration
10 18 (9.14%) Windows
11 17 (8.63%) UML
11 17 (8.63%) Problem Management
12 15 (7.61%) MS PowerPoint
12 15 (7.61%) SQL
12 15 (7.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (7.11%) Service Management
13 14 (7.11%) SAP
13 14 (7.11%) Incident Management
14 12 (6.09%) Active Directory
14 12 (6.09%) Scrum
14 12 (6.09%) JIRA
14 12 (6.09%) QA
14 12 (6.09%) Computer Science
15 11 (5.58%) Data Analysis
15 11 (5.58%) ERP

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 10 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.57%) IBM Notes
3 5 (2.54%) Confluence
4 3 (1.52%) SAS
5 2 (1.02%) IIS
5 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (9.64%) MS Excel
1 19 (9.64%) MS Office
2 15 (7.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.02%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.51%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.03%) Office 365
2 2 (1.02%) IaaS
2 2 (1.02%) SaaS
2 2 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.54%) LAN
2 4 (2.03%) WAN
3 2 (1.02%) SAN
4 1 (0.51%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) Network Security
4 1 (0.51%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.03%) Big Data
5 4 (2.03%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.02%) MS Access
6 2 (1.02%) Power BI
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.51%) QlikView
7 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (6.09%) JIRA
2 3 (1.52%) Selenium
2 3 (1.52%) Zephyr
3 2 (1.02%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.51%) JMeter
4 1 (0.51%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
General
1 76 (38.58%) Finance
2 38 (19.29%) Banking
3 15 (7.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.06%) French Language
5 8 (4.06%) German Language
5 8 (4.06%) Portuguese Language
5 8 (4.06%) Russian Language
5 8 (4.06%) Spanish Language
6 7 (3.55%) Dutch Language
6 7 (3.55%) Italian Language
7 4 (2.03%) Advertising
7 4 (2.03%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (2.03%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.03%) Local Government
7 4 (2.03%) Retail
8 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.02%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.05%) Middleware
2 4 (2.03%) XML
3 3 (1.52%) Web Services
4 2 (1.02%) CSS
4 2 (1.02%) HTML
5 1 (0.51%) EDI
5 1 (0.51%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.51%) JSON
5 1 (0.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.83%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.05%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.05%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.54%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.03%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.03%) User Experience
6 3 (1.52%) Life Science
7 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.02%) Equities
7 2 (1.02%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.02%) iPhone
7 2 (1.02%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.02%) NHS
7 2 (1.02%) Replication
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.14%) Windows
2 5 (2.54%) Linux
2 5 (2.54%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.03%) Windows Phone
3 4 (2.03%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.52%) Unix
4 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.52%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.02%) AIX
6 1 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.29%) Business Analysis
3 37 (18.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (11.17%) ITIL
5 21 (10.66%) Project Management
6 20 (10.15%) Change Management
6 20 (10.15%) User Stories
7 19 (9.64%) Migration
8 17 (8.63%) Problem Management
8 17 (8.63%) UML
9 14 (7.11%) Incident Management
9 14 (7.11%) Service Management
10 12 (6.09%) Scrum
11 11 (5.58%) Data Analysis
11 11 (5.58%) Data Migration
11 11 (5.58%) ERP
11 11 (5.58%) Risk Management
11 11 (5.58%) Use Case
12 10 (5.08%) CRM
12 10 (5.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.61%) SQL
2 6 (3.05%) Java
3 5 (2.54%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.03%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.02%) VB
6 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.51%) C#
6 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.51%) PHP
6 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.51%) Python
6 1 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (3.55%) MCP
2 6 (3.05%) ISEB
3 5 (2.54%) CISSP
3 5 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.03%) CISA
4 4 (2.03%) CRISC
4 4 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.02%) Degree
6 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.51%) IIBA
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.51%) MCSA
6 1 (0.51%) MCSE
6 1 (0.51%) MCTS
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.09%) QA
2 7 (3.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) GDPR
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.51%) Netcool
3 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.11%) SAP
3 9 (4.57%) Lotus
4 8 (4.06%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.55%) Oracle
6 5 (2.54%) Workday
7 4 (2.03%) Remedy
8 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.52%) VMware
9 2 (1.02%) Brocade
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco
9 2 (1.02%) Dell
9 2 (1.02%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.02%) HP
9 2 (1.02%) IBM
9 2 (1.02%) Saba
9 2 (1.02%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.02%) Tableau
9 2 (1.02%) Veritas
10 1 (0.51%) SaltStack
Runcorn, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago