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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 122 176 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.53% 19.66% 15.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.91% 21.31% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 88 53
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£363 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £163 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 13
Average hourly rate £17.67 £27.05 £16.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.69% +59.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £13.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £36.07 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
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
681 826 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.28% 92.29% 91.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 419 362
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 65 48
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £13.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £44.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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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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 £300 +11.62% 7
Chester -5 14 £369 +5.35% 8
Knutsford -5 12 £400 +7.74% 2
Northwich - 3 - - 3
Macclesfield -4 2 £250 -24.81% 4
Runcorn - 2 - -
Nantwich -1 1 - - 1
Crewe -3 1 - - 1
Wilmslow -6 1 - - 1
Daresbury - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - - 1
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 96 (35.16%) Finance
2 64 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 60 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (19.05%) Banking
5 50 (18.32%) Business Analysis
6 46 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 40 (14.65%) ITIL
9 39 (14.29%) MS Office
10 36 (13.19%) SQL
11 34 (12.45%) Windows
11 34 (12.45%) SLA
12 30 (10.99%) Service Management
13 25 (9.16%) HP
13 25 (9.16%) Security Cleared
14 22 (8.06%) OpenView
14 22 (8.06%) MCP
14 22 (8.06%) IBM Notes
14 22 (8.06%) Lotus
14 22 (8.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 21 (7.69%) Retail
16 19 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (6.59%) Data Analysis
18 17 (6.23%) Project Management
18 17 (6.23%) SC Cleared
19 16 (5.86%) Data Modelling
19 16 (5.86%) Retail Banking
19 16 (5.86%) Validation
20 15 (5.49%) Oracle
21 14 (5.13%) SAP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (8.06%) IBM Notes
2 10 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.56%) SAS
4 4 (1.47%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.37%) IIS
5 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.37%) CICS
5 1 (0.37%) Lync
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 39 (14.29%) MS Office
3 13 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.30%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.10%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.73%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.73%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.37%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.37%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.10%) Internet
3 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.73%) Intranet
3 2 (0.73%) LAN
4 1 (0.37%) VoIP
4 1 (0.37%) SMTP
4 1 (0.37%) DHCP
4 1 (0.37%) FTP
4 1 (0.37%) HTTP
4 1 (0.37%) RIP
4 1 (0.37%) Broadband
4 1 (0.37%) GSM
4 1 (0.37%) VPN
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.37%) 3G
4 1 (0.37%) SAN
4 1 (0.37%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.20%) MS Access
3 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.10%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.10%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.37%) DB2
6 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.10%) JIRA
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.73%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.37%) MSTest
4 1 (0.37%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 96 (35.16%) Finance
2 52 (19.05%) Banking
3 21 (7.69%) Retail
4 16 (5.86%) Retail Banking
5 12 (4.40%) Advertising
6 9 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.93%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.20%) Local Government
9 4 (1.47%) Legal
9 4 (1.47%) Billing
10 3 (1.10%) Dutch Language
10 3 (1.10%) German Language
11 2 (0.73%) French Language
11 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.37%) Front Office
12 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.30%) .NET
2 7 (2.56%) Web Services
3 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.10%) XML
4 1 (0.37%) HTML
4 1 (0.37%) JDBC
4 1 (0.37%) SOAP
4 1 (0.37%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.37%) ISPF
4 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 60 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.83%) NHS
4 5 (1.83%) User Experience
4 5 (1.83%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.47%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (1.47%) IVR
5 4 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.10%) Replication
6 3 (1.10%) Informatics
6 3 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.73%) Open Source
7 2 (0.73%) Statistics
7 2 (0.73%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.73%) CESG
8 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.37%) EMV
8 1 (0.37%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.45%) Windows
2 10 (3.66%) Windows XP
3 5 (1.83%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.37%) Solaris
5 1 (0.37%) Linux
5 1 (0.37%) UNIX
5 1 (0.37%) zOS
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.32%) Business Analysis
2 46 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (14.65%) ITIL
4 30 (10.99%) Service Management
5 19 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (6.59%) Data Analysis
7 17 (6.23%) Project Management
8 16 (5.86%) Data Modelling
8 16 (5.86%) Validation
9 14 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (4.76%) Migration
11 12 (4.40%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.03%) ERP
12 11 (4.03%) Information Security
13 10 (3.66%) Change Management
13 10 (3.66%) PRINCE2
14 9 (3.30%) Requirements Analysis
15 8 (2.93%) E-Commerce
16 7 (2.56%) UML
16 7 (2.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.19%) SQL
2 5 (1.83%) VBA
2 5 (1.83%) Java
3 3 (1.10%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.10%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.10%) X++
4 2 (0.73%) SAS Macro
4 2 (0.73%) PL/1
4 2 (0.73%) VB
5 1 (0.37%) C
5 1 (0.37%) COBOL
5 1 (0.37%) REXX
5 1 (0.37%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.37%) JCL
Qualifications
1 25 (9.16%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.06%) MCP
3 17 (6.23%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.40%) ISEB
5 5 (1.83%) Degree
6 4 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.47%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.10%) PMP
7 3 (1.10%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.73%) IIBA
8 2 (0.73%) CBAP
8 2 (0.73%) CISMP
8 2 (0.73%) CISSP
9 1 (0.37%) CIPD
9 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.45%) SLA
2 11 (4.03%) QA
3 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (8.06%) OpenView
1 22 (8.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.16%) HP
3 22 (8.06%) Lotus
4 15 (5.49%) Oracle
5 14 (5.13%) SAP
6 6 (2.20%) VMware
7 4 (1.47%) Citrix
7 4 (1.47%) Trillium
8 3 (1.10%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.10%) Google
9 2 (0.73%) Fiserv
9 2 (0.73%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.73%) SunGard
10 1 (0.37%) Sun
10 1 (0.37%) EMC
10 1 (0.37%) IBM
10 1 (0.37%) Cognos
10 1 (0.37%) McAfee
10 1 (0.37%) Sophos
10 1 (0.37%) Ariba
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