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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 161 135 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.35% 14.85% 14.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.09% 16.38% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 63 79
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£311 £313 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £213 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.78 £14.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.26% +114.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.92 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.56 £35.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.83%
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
729 824 873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.16% 90.65% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 396 475
Average daily rate £385 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 56 45
Average hourly rate £16.16 £31.56 £19.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% +60.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.74 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +13 52 £333 +17.69% 9
Chester +1 28 £291 -1.27% 8
Knutsford +4 13 £308 -19.89% 5
Macclesfield - 5 - - 5
Runcorn -3 4 £105 -67.18% 2
Crewe -8 2 - - 2
Nantwich - 2 £203 -
Winsford - 1 - - 1
Daresbury - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 4
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 86 (26.63%) Finance
2 67 (20.74%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (18.58%) Microsoft
4 55 (17.03%) Windows
5 50 (15.48%) Banking
6 46 (14.24%) ITIL
6 46 (14.24%) SQL
7 45 (13.93%) MS Excel
8 42 (13.00%) Business Analysis
8 42 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (10.53%) MS Office
10 31 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (9.60%) Active Directory
11 30 (9.29%) Data Analysis
12 27 (8.36%) SLA
13 26 (8.05%) ISEB
14 25 (7.74%) Migration
15 21 (6.50%) Service Management
15 21 (6.50%) Validation
16 20 (6.19%) Project Management
16 20 (6.19%) SC Cleared
16 20 (6.19%) Security Cleared
17 18 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 18 (5.57%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (5.57%) Windows XP
17 18 (5.57%) MS PowerPoint
18 17 (5.26%) HP
19 16 (4.95%) E-Commerce
19 16 (4.95%) Data Modelling
19 16 (4.95%) .NET

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 14 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.41%) IBM Notes
3 5 (1.55%) Lync
3 5 (1.55%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.62%) SAS
5 2 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.62%) CMS
5 2 (0.62%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.31%) CICS
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 45 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 34 (10.53%) MS Office
3 18 (5.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.79%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.17%) MS Project
6 4 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.31%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.31%) SaaS
1 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.41%) DHCP
2 9 (2.79%) DNS
2 9 (2.79%) Firewall
3 8 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.55%) FTP
5 4 (1.24%) VoIP
5 4 (1.24%) SAN
6 3 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.93%) Network Security
6 3 (0.93%) GSM
6 3 (0.93%) HTTP
7 2 (0.62%) VPN
7 2 (0.62%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.62%) Internet
8 1 (0.31%) ATM
8 1 (0.31%) Intranet
8 1 (0.31%) LAN
8 1 (0.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.24%) MS Access
2 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.62%) Base SAS
4 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.62%) QlikView
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.31%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.31%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.31%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.31%) Informix
5 1 (0.31%) DTS
5 1 (0.31%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 12 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.86%) JIRA
3 3 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.93%) MSTest
4 1 (0.31%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.31%) OpenSTA
4 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.31%) JMeter
4 1 (0.31%) LSMW
4 1 (0.31%) Selenium
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 86 (26.63%) Finance
2 50 (15.48%) Banking
3 15 (4.64%) Retail
4 14 (4.33%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.72%) Advertising
6 10 (3.10%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.17%) Back Office
8 6 (1.86%) Legal
9 4 (1.24%) Local Government
10 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.62%) Billing
10 2 (0.62%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.31%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.95%) .NET
2 7 (2.17%) Web Services
3 6 (1.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.62%) XML
5 1 (0.31%) Flash
5 1 (0.31%) BAPI
5 1 (0.31%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.31%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.31%) JDBC
5 1 (0.31%) JSP
5 1 (0.31%) SOAP
5 1 (0.31%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (20.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.33%) NHS
3 10 (3.10%) IVR
4 9 (2.79%) Clustering
4 9 (2.79%) CMDB
4 9 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.62%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.62%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.62%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.62%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.31%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.31%) PMI
7 1 (0.31%) CESG
7 1 (0.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.03%) Windows
2 18 (5.57%) Windows XP
2 18 (5.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (4.33%) Windows 7
4 13 (4.02%) UNIX
5 11 (3.41%) Linux
6 6 (1.86%) AIX
7 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.31%) Solaris
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (14.24%) ITIL
2 42 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 42 (13.00%) Business Analysis
3 31 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (9.29%) Data Analysis
5 25 (7.74%) Migration
6 21 (6.50%) Validation
6 21 (6.50%) Service Management
7 20 (6.19%) Project Management
8 16 (4.95%) E-Commerce
8 16 (4.95%) Data Modelling
8 16 (4.95%) Information Security
9 14 (4.33%) Systems Analysis
10 13 (4.02%) Software Testing
11 12 (3.72%) Incident Management
12 11 (3.41%) Test Scripting
13 10 (3.10%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (3.10%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (2.79%) PRINCE2
15 8 (2.48%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.24%) SQL
2 7 (2.17%) T-SQL
3 5 (1.55%) VB
3 5 (1.55%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.24%) VBA
5 3 (0.93%) X++
5 3 (0.93%) C
6 2 (0.62%) ABAP
6 2 (0.62%) Perl
7 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.31%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.31%) C#
7 1 (0.31%) Java
7 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (8.05%) ISEB
2 20 (6.19%) SC Cleared
2 20 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.41%) MCP
4 8 (2.48%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.55%) CISSP
6 4 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.93%) CISA
7 3 (0.93%) CISM
7 3 (0.93%) IIBA
7 3 (0.93%) CBAP
8 2 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.31%) GPEN
9 1 (0.31%) OSCP
9 1 (0.31%) GSEC
9 1 (0.31%) Degree
9 1 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.36%) SLA
2 10 (3.10%) QA
3 2 (0.62%) BS7799
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (9.60%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.79%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.62%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (3.72%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.41%) SCCM
2 11 (3.41%) OpenView
2 11 (3.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.86%) SCOM
4 4 (1.24%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.62%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.31%) WSUS
6 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 60 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.26%) HP
3 12 (3.72%) Citrix
3 12 (3.72%) VMware
4 11 (3.41%) Lotus
4 11 (3.41%) SAP
5 10 (3.10%) Oracle
6 9 (2.79%) Remedy
7 5 (1.55%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.55%) Cisco
8 4 (1.24%) Sophos
8 4 (1.24%) SonicWALL
8 4 (1.24%) Draytek
8 4 (1.24%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.93%) McAfee
10 2 (0.62%) Splunk
10 2 (0.62%) Symantec
10 2 (0.62%) Avaya
10 2 (0.62%) Trillium
11 1 (0.31%) Cognos
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