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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 133 124 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.63% 15.80% 12.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.50% 17.10% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 58 30
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£423 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £133 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.27 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.96 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
806 725 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.71% 92.36% 92.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 352 297
Average daily rate £413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £222 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 66 45
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.26% +57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.49 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Chester +1 28 £406 +16.07% 18
Warrington -2 25 £388 +20.15% 13
Knutsford -2 12 £400 +8.84% 3
Crewe +2 5 £188 - 8
Alderley Edge -2 2 £425 -
Runcorn +2 1 - - 3
Northwich 0 1 - -
Wilmslow -6 1 - - 2
Macclesfield -10 1 £440 +417.64% 4
Sandbach - - - -
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 92 (36.08%) Finance
2 64 (25.10%) Microsoft
3 55 (21.57%) Banking
4 51 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (18.04%) Business Analysis
6 43 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (16.47%) MS Office
8 37 (14.51%) MS Excel
9 36 (14.12%) ITIL
10 34 (13.33%) Windows
10 34 (13.33%) SLA
11 29 (11.37%) Service Management
12 26 (10.20%) SQL
13 25 (9.80%) HP
14 23 (9.02%) OpenView
14 23 (9.02%) Retail
15 22 (8.63%) Lotus
15 22 (8.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 22 (8.63%) MCP
15 22 (8.63%) IBM Notes
16 21 (8.24%) Security Cleared
17 18 (7.06%) Project Management
18 17 (6.67%) Retail Banking
19 16 (6.27%) Data Analysis
20 15 (5.88%) Active Directory
21 14 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
22 13 (5.10%) Information Security
22 13 (5.10%) Data Modelling
22 13 (5.10%) SC Cleared
23 12 (4.71%) QA

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (8.63%) IBM Notes
2 6 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.96%) SAS
4 2 (0.78%) CICS
4 2 (0.78%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.39%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (16.47%) MS Office
2 37 (14.51%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.57%) Internet
3 3 (1.18%) DNS
3 3 (1.18%) DHCP
4 2 (0.78%) ATM
4 2 (0.78%) Firewall
5 1 (0.39%) Wireless
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.39%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.39%) Intranet
5 1 (0.39%) Broadband
5 1 (0.39%) LAN
5 1 (0.39%) VoIP
5 1 (0.39%) RIP
5 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.57%) MS Access
5 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.78%) DB2
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.39%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.39%) Big Data
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.39%) Selenium
3 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.39%) ERwin
3 1 (0.39%) Ranorex
General
1 92 (36.08%) Finance
2 55 (21.57%) Banking
3 23 (9.02%) Retail
4 17 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 11 (4.31%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.14%) Local Government
7 6 (2.35%) Dutch Language
7 6 (2.35%) German Language
7 6 (2.35%) Advertising
7 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.57%) Legal
8 4 (1.57%) French Language
9 3 (1.18%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.78%) Law
10 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.78%) Billing
10 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Marketing
11 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.35%) .NET
2 3 (1.18%) Web Services
3 2 (0.78%) ISPF
3 2 (0.78%) HTML
4 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.39%) XML
4 1 (0.39%) ODBC
4 1 (0.39%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.96%) User Experience
4 5 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.57%) NHS
5 4 (1.57%) GIS
5 4 (1.57%) SCADA
5 4 (1.57%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.18%) Informatics
6 3 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.18%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.18%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.78%) Statistics
7 2 (0.78%) CESG
7 2 (0.78%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.78%) iPhone
7 2 (0.78%) Open Source
7 2 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.33%) Windows
2 10 (3.92%) Windows XP
3 9 (3.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.78%) zOS
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.39%) Android
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 46 (18.04%) Business Analysis
3 36 (14.12%) ITIL
4 29 (11.37%) Service Management
5 18 (7.06%) Project Management
6 16 (6.27%) Data Analysis
7 14 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (5.10%) Information Security
8 13 (5.10%) Data Modelling
9 11 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (4.31%) Incident Management
10 10 (3.92%) ERP
10 10 (3.92%) Change Management
10 10 (3.92%) Validation
10 10 (3.92%) Migration
11 9 (3.53%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.14%) E-Commerce
12 8 (3.14%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (3.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (2.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.20%) SQL
2 4 (1.57%) VBA
3 3 (1.18%) Java
3 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.78%) COBOL
4 2 (0.78%) REXX
4 2 (0.78%) PL/1
4 2 (0.78%) VB
5 1 (0.39%) JCL
5 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.39%) C#
5 1 (0.39%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (8.63%) MCP
2 21 (8.24%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.53%) ISEB
5 5 (1.96%) Degree
5 5 (1.96%) PMP
5 5 (1.96%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.18%) CISSP
8 2 (0.78%) CISMP
9 1 (0.39%) MCDST
9 1 (0.39%) CIPD
9 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.39%) IIBA
9 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.39%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.33%) SLA
2 12 (4.71%) QA
3 5 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.57%) GAMP
4 4 (1.57%) GMP
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.39%) XenApp
2 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (9.02%) OpenView
2 22 (8.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.18%) SCCM
4 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.39%) OVSD
Vendors
1 64 (25.10%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.80%) HP
3 22 (8.63%) Lotus
4 12 (4.71%) Oracle
5 7 (2.75%) SAP
6 5 (1.96%) Cognos
6 5 (1.96%) VMware
7 4 (1.57%) Trillium
7 4 (1.57%) Citrix
7 4 (1.57%) Wonderware
8 3 (1.18%) IBM
8 3 (1.18%) Google
9 2 (0.78%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.78%) Tableau
10 1 (0.39%) Talend
10 1 (0.39%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.39%) hybris
10 1 (0.39%) Fiserv
10 1 (0.39%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.39%) Remedy
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