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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 8 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 88 192 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.31% 19.96% 19.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.02% 21.08% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 111 85
Median daily rate £350 £375 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £284 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.25 £13.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £16.80 £23.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -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
732 911 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.09% 94.70% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 554 403
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 55
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.16 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 29 £375 +21.95% 6
Warrington -14 18 £275 -26.66% 6
Macclesfield 0 8 £350 -7.89% 2
Knutsford -8 3 £438 - 1
Crewe +7 1 - - 3
Runcorn 0 1 - - 1
Wilmslow -4 1 - - 3
Winsford - 1 - -
Northwich - 1 - -
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 74 (34.26%) Finance
2 64 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (21.30%) Business Analysis
4 37 (17.13%) Banking
4 37 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (12.96%) User Stories
7 27 (12.50%) Windows
8 23 (10.65%) Microsoft
9 20 (9.26%) Project Management
9 20 (9.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (9.26%) ITIL
10 18 (8.33%) SAP
10 18 (8.33%) Change Management
10 18 (8.33%) Security Cleared
11 17 (7.87%) SQL
11 17 (7.87%) MS Office
11 17 (7.87%) Scrum
12 16 (7.41%) UML
12 16 (7.41%) MS Excel
13 15 (6.94%) Use Case
13 15 (6.94%) Analytics
14 14 (6.48%) Degree
15 13 (6.02%) Data Analysis
15 13 (6.02%) Active Directory
15 13 (6.02%) Quality Management
16 12 (5.56%) Service Management
16 12 (5.56%) Risk Management
16 12 (5.56%) ISEB

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 9 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.39%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.39%) IIS
3 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.39%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.93%) CMS
4 2 (0.93%) SAS
5 1 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.46%) Confluence
5 1 (0.46%) eRoom
Applications
1 17 (7.87%) MS Office
2 16 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.85%) MS Project
6 3 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.46%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.93%) SAP CO
1 2 (0.93%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.39%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.46%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.39%) Network Security
1 3 (1.39%) Skype
2 2 (0.93%) DNS
2 2 (0.93%) Internet
2 2 (0.93%) Intranet
2 2 (0.93%) SSH
2 2 (0.93%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.46%) 802.15
3 1 (0.46%) ASN.1
3 1 (0.46%) DHCP
3 1 (0.46%) IPv6
3 1 (0.46%) LAN
3 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.46%) VoIP
3 1 (0.46%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.85%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.85%) MS Access
3 3 (1.39%) GIS
3 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.46%) Big Data
5 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.46%) DB2
5 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.70%) JIRA
2 6 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.46%) MSTest
6 1 (0.46%) Selenium
6 1 (0.46%) TestDirector
General
1 74 (34.26%) Finance
2 37 (17.13%) Banking
3 20 (9.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (5.09%) Retail
5 10 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.24%) German Language
7 7 (3.24%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.78%) French Language
9 5 (2.31%) Dutch Language
9 5 (2.31%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.85%) Back Office
10 4 (1.85%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.85%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (1.39%) Advertising
11 3 (1.39%) Billing
11 3 (1.39%) Legal
11 3 (1.39%) Marketing
11 3 (1.39%) Military
11 3 (1.39%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.70%) .NET
2 7 (3.24%) Web Services
3 4 (1.85%) XML
4 3 (1.39%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.39%) JSON
5 2 (0.93%) Middleware
5 2 (0.93%) RESTful
5 2 (0.93%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (0.93%) SOAP
5 2 (0.93%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.46%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.46%) EDI
6 1 (0.46%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 6 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (2.31%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.31%) Informatics
4 5 (2.31%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.85%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.85%) Life Science
5 4 (1.85%) NHS
5 4 (1.85%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.39%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.39%) User Experience
7 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.93%) iPhone
7 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.50%) Windows
2 10 (4.63%) Windows 8
3 9 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.70%) Unix
5 7 (3.24%) Linux
6 6 (2.78%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.31%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.39%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.46%) AIX
9 1 (0.46%) HPUX
9 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.30%) Business Analysis
3 37 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (12.96%) User Stories
5 20 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (9.26%) ITIL
5 20 (9.26%) Project Management
6 18 (8.33%) Change Management
7 17 (7.87%) Scrum
8 16 (7.41%) UML
9 15 (6.94%) Analytics
9 15 (6.94%) Use Case
10 13 (6.02%) Data Analysis
10 13 (6.02%) Quality Management
11 12 (5.56%) CRM
11 12 (5.56%) Problem Management
11 12 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 12 (5.56%) SDLC
11 12 (5.56%) Service Management
11 12 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.87%) SQL
2 7 (3.24%) Java
3 5 (2.31%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.85%) Python
5 3 (1.39%) C#
5 3 (1.39%) C++
5 3 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.93%) PHP
6 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.46%) AWK
7 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.46%) Perl
7 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.48%) Degree
3 12 (5.56%) ISEB
4 10 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.24%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.31%) MCP
7 4 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.85%) CISM
7 4 (1.85%) CISSP
7 4 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.85%) MCSE
7 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.46%) APMP
10 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.46%) HND
10 1 (0.46%) MCSA
10 1 (0.46%) MCTS
10 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.56%) QA
2 6 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.31%) COBIT
3 5 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.85%) SLA
5 1 (0.46%) FATCA
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.46%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.39%) SCCM
1 3 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (1.39%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.93%) OpenView
3 1 (0.46%) SCSM
Vendors
1 23 (10.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.33%) SAP
3 11 (5.09%) ServiceNow
4 8 (3.70%) Oracle
5 7 (3.24%) Dynatrace
5 7 (3.24%) HP
6 6 (2.78%) Talend
6 6 (2.78%) VMware
7 4 (1.85%) Tableau
8 3 (1.39%) Apple
8 3 (1.39%) Ariba
8 3 (1.39%) Citrix
8 3 (1.39%) IBM
8 3 (1.39%) Lotus
8 3 (1.39%) Saba
8 3 (1.39%) Vertica
9 2 (0.93%) BMC
9 2 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.93%) Remedy
9 2 (0.93%) Software AG
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