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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 7 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 89 221 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.90% 21.13% 19.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.86% 22.12% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 129 100
Median daily rate £348 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £300 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £484 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 24
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.54 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £17.33 £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +1.69%
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
692 999 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.51% 95.51% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 621 444
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 47 69
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +3.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.92 £33.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -4 26 £375 +17.18% 9
Warrington -14 12 £270 -29.87% 4
Macclesfield +2 10 £238 -37.50% 2
Knutsford -7 3 £438 +2.94%
Winsford - 2 - -
Crewe +8 1 - - 1
Runcorn +3 1 - - 1
Wilmslow -7 1 - - 3
Widnes - 1 £350 -
Northwich - 1 - - 1
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 68 (32.85%) Finance
2 58 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (19.32%) Business Analysis
5 39 (18.84%) Banking
6 26 (12.56%) User Stories
6 26 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (10.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 22 (10.63%) Windows
8 19 (9.18%) ITIL
8 19 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (8.70%) Change Management
9 18 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 17 (8.21%) Project Management
11 16 (7.73%) Analytics
12 15 (7.25%) Scrum
13 14 (6.76%) UML
13 14 (6.76%) MS Office
13 14 (6.76%) Use Case
13 14 (6.76%) Security Cleared
14 13 (6.28%) Data Analysis
14 13 (6.28%) SAP
14 13 (6.28%) SQL
14 13 (6.28%) MS Excel
14 13 (6.28%) CRM
14 13 (6.28%) Migration
15 12 (5.80%) Quality Management
15 12 (5.80%) Active Directory
15 12 (5.80%) Problem Management
15 12 (5.80%) Degree

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 8 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.42%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.45%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.45%) IIS
3 3 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.45%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.97%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.48%) Confluence
5 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (6.76%) MS Office
2 13 (6.28%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.86%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.45%) MS Project
6 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.48%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.42%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.45%) Skype
2 2 (0.97%) Intranet
2 2 (0.97%) Network Security
2 2 (0.97%) SSH
2 2 (0.97%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.48%) 802.15
3 1 (0.48%) ASN.1
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) Firewall
3 1 (0.48%) IPv6
3 1 (0.48%) LAN
3 1 (0.48%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.93%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.93%) MS Access
4 3 (1.45%) GIS
4 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.48%) Big Data
6 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.48%) DB2
6 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.48%) MySQL
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (4.83%) JIRA
2 5 (2.42%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.93%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.48%) Selenium
5 1 (0.48%) TestDirector
General
1 68 (32.85%) Finance
2 39 (18.84%) Banking
3 22 (10.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (5.31%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.35%) Retail
6 6 (2.90%) German Language
6 6 (2.90%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.42%) Dutch Language
7 5 (2.42%) French Language
7 5 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.93%) Advertising
8 4 (1.93%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.93%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.93%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (1.45%) Back Office
9 3 (1.45%) Legal
9 3 (1.45%) Local Government
9 3 (1.45%) Military
10 2 (0.97%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.97%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.38%) Web Services
2 4 (1.93%) XML
3 3 (1.45%) .NET
3 3 (1.45%) Middleware
4 2 (0.97%) EDI
4 2 (0.97%) JSON
5 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.48%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.48%) RESTful
5 1 (0.48%) SOAP
5 1 (0.48%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.90%) Data Structures
2 6 (2.90%) Informatics
2 6 (2.90%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (2.42%) Life Science
3 5 (2.42%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.93%) Fat Client
4 4 (1.93%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.45%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.45%) NHS
5 3 (1.45%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.45%) User Experience
6 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.97%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.97%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.97%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.97%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.63%) Windows
2 8 (3.86%) Windows 8
2 8 (3.86%) Windows XP
3 6 (2.90%) Linux
3 6 (2.90%) Unix
3 6 (2.90%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.42%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.45%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (19.32%) Business Analysis
4 26 (12.56%) User Stories
5 19 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (9.18%) ITIL
6 18 (8.70%) Change Management
7 17 (8.21%) Project Management
8 16 (7.73%) Analytics
9 15 (7.25%) Scrum
10 14 (6.76%) UML
10 14 (6.76%) Use Case
11 13 (6.28%) CRM
11 13 (6.28%) Data Analysis
11 13 (6.28%) Migration
12 12 (5.80%) Problem Management
12 12 (5.80%) Quality Management
12 12 (5.80%) SDLC
13 11 (5.31%) Risk Management
14 10 (4.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.28%) SQL
2 8 (3.86%) Java
3 5 (2.42%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.93%) Python
5 3 (1.45%) C++
5 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.97%) PHP
6 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.80%) Degree
3 8 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.38%) ISEB
5 5 (2.42%) MCSE
5 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.93%) CISM
6 4 (1.93%) CISSP
6 4 (1.93%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.45%) MCP
8 2 (0.97%) MCSA
8 2 (0.97%) MCTS
9 1 (0.48%) APMP
9 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.86%) QA
2 5 (2.42%) COBIT
2 5 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.48%) FATCA
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) SEPA
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (1.45%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.48%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.28%) SAP
3 11 (5.31%) ServiceNow
4 8 (3.86%) Oracle
5 7 (3.38%) Dynatrace
6 6 (2.90%) VMware
7 5 (2.42%) HP
7 5 (2.42%) Saba
7 5 (2.42%) Talend
8 4 (1.93%) Tableau
9 3 (1.45%) Apple
9 3 (1.45%) Ariba
9 3 (1.45%) Lotus
9 3 (1.45%) Vertica
10 2 (0.97%) BMC
10 2 (0.97%) Citrix
10 2 (0.97%) IBM
10 2 (0.97%) Informatica
10 2 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.97%) Remedy
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