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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 126 130 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.35% 16.86% 19.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.67% 17.88% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 77 83
Average daily rate £355 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.67 £22.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% -21.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.65 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £41.00 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
859 727 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.00% 94.29% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 421 427
Average daily rate £400 £380 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 49 72
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £20.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -10.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.30 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 37 £410 +30.15% 9
Chester +5 25 £288 -21.89% 4
Knutsford -5 11 £450 +12.50% 4
Macclesfield +4 9 £355 +42.00% 1
Crewe -3 2 - - 3
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Wilmslow +2 1 - - 2
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (35.58%) Finance
2 72 (23.08%) Banking
3 63 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (15.38%) ITIL
4 48 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 47 (15.06%) Microsoft
6 46 (14.74%) SQL
7 42 (13.46%) MS Excel
8 38 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (11.54%) MS Office
9 36 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (10.90%) Windows
10 34 (10.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 31 (9.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 30 (9.62%) Retail
13 27 (8.65%) MS PowerPoint
14 25 (8.01%) Migration
15 23 (7.37%) SLA
15 23 (7.37%) Retail Banking
15 23 (7.37%) Security Cleared
16 22 (7.05%) Change Management
17 21 (6.73%) Service Management
18 20 (6.41%) User Stories
19 19 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
19 19 (6.09%) Project Management
20 18 (5.77%) SQL Server
20 18 (5.77%) Process Improvement
21 17 (5.45%) Unix
22 16 (5.13%) .NET
22 16 (5.13%) Active Directory

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.96%) Apache
2 3 (0.96%) CMS
2 3 (0.96%) SAS
3 2 (0.64%) CICS
3 2 (0.64%) JBoss
3 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.32%) Confluence
4 1 (0.32%) eRoom
4 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.32%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 42 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 36 (11.54%) MS Office
3 27 (8.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.88%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.64%) Maximo
3 2 (0.64%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.64%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.64%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.32%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.60%) SaaS
1 5 (1.60%) Taleo
2 1 (0.32%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.92%) DHCP
1 6 (1.92%) DNS
2 5 (1.60%) Internet
2 5 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (0.96%) Firewall
4 3 (0.96%) FTP
4 3 (0.96%) HTTP
4 3 (0.96%) SMTP
5 2 (0.64%) Intranet
5 2 (0.64%) Network Security
5 2 (0.64%) VPN
6 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.32%) LAN
6 1 (0.32%) MPLS
6 1 (0.32%) Skype
6 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (2.24%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.60%) DB2
4 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.96%) Big Data
5 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.64%) MS Access
6 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.32%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.32%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (0.32%) DTS
7 1 (0.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (3.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (2.56%) Selenium
3 4 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.96%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.96%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.64%) FishEye
5 2 (0.64%) JIRA
6 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.32%) MSTest
6 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.32%) WATIR
General
1 111 (35.58%) Finance
2 72 (23.08%) Banking
3 34 (10.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 30 (9.62%) Retail
5 23 (7.37%) Retail Banking
6 14 (4.49%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.88%) Advertising
8 8 (2.56%) German Language
9 7 (2.24%) Dutch Language
10 5 (1.60%) French Language
10 5 (1.60%) Italian Language
11 4 (1.28%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.28%) Legal
11 4 (1.28%) Portuguese Language
11 4 (1.28%) Russian Language
12 3 (0.96%) Billing
12 3 (0.96%) Local Government
12 3 (0.96%) Marketing
12 3 (0.96%) Turkish Language
13 2 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.13%) .NET
2 8 (2.56%) HTML
3 5 (1.60%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.60%) XML
3 5 (1.60%) XSLT
4 4 (1.28%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.96%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.96%) JDBC
5 3 (0.96%) JSON
5 3 (0.96%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (0.96%) Middleware
5 3 (0.96%) SAP XI
5 3 (0.96%) SOAP
5 3 (0.96%) Web Services
6 2 (0.64%) HTML5
6 2 (0.64%) J2EE
6 2 (0.64%) Spring
6 2 (0.64%) Struts
7 1 (0.32%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.85%) PMI
3 9 (2.88%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.88%) User Experience
4 8 (2.56%) Life Science
5 6 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.28%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.96%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.96%) NHS
7 3 (0.96%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.64%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.32%) Informatics
9 1 (0.32%) LPAR
9 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.90%) Windows
2 17 (5.45%) Unix
3 11 (3.53%) Windows XP
4 10 (3.21%) Linux
5 9 (2.88%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.92%) Solaris
7 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.28%) AIX
8 4 (1.28%) Android
8 4 (1.28%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.28%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.96%) HPUX
9 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 48 (15.38%) ITIL
3 38 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (9.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (8.01%) Migration
6 22 (7.05%) Change Management
7 21 (6.73%) Service Management
8 20 (6.41%) User Stories
9 19 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (6.09%) Project Management
10 18 (5.77%) Process Improvement
11 16 (5.13%) Waterfall
12 15 (4.81%) Problem Management
13 14 (4.49%) Data Management
14 13 (4.17%) Analytics
14 13 (4.17%) Coaching
14 13 (4.17%) Mentoring
14 13 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (3.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.74%) SQL
2 13 (4.17%) Java
3 12 (3.85%) C#
4 10 (3.21%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.92%) VBA
6 3 (0.96%) AWK
6 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.96%) JCL
6 3 (0.96%) Perl
6 3 (0.96%) Python
6 3 (0.96%) REXX
7 2 (0.64%) ANSI SQL
7 2 (0.64%) C++
7 2 (0.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.64%) VB
8 1 (0.32%) C
8 1 (0.32%) COBOL
8 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 11 (3.53%) Degree
3 11 (3.53%) MCP
4 10 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.24%) ISEB
6 6 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.96%) CISA
7 3 (0.96%) CRISC
7 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.64%) CISSP
8 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.32%) APMP
9 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.32%) CCNP
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.32%) ECDL
9 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.37%) SLA
2 8 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.24%) QA
4 4 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.32%) FATCA
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.64%) RACF
4 1 (0.32%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 11 (3.53%) OpenView
1 11 (3.53%) SCCM
2 4 (1.28%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.32%) Legato
4 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 47 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.49%) SAP
3 13 (4.17%) Tableau
4 12 (3.85%) HP
5 11 (3.53%) Talend
6 9 (2.88%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.24%) EXASOL
7 7 (2.24%) Oracle
8 6 (1.92%) Ariba
8 6 (1.92%) IBM
9 5 (1.60%) Remedy
10 4 (1.28%) Cognos
11 3 (0.96%) BMC
11 3 (0.96%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.96%) Teradata
11 3 (0.96%) webMethods
12 2 (0.64%) Actuate
12 2 (0.64%) Avaya
12 2 (0.64%) BT
12 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
Crewe, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £160 - £172 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £14.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £351 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
iKonnect Global Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago