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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 126 229 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.93% 20.00% 20.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.07% 20.93% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 140 88
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 £156 £299 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £482 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 24
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -15.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.09 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.57 £17.33 £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.45 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -0.34%
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
738 1094 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.30% 95.55% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 743 387
Median daily rate £388 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 72
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% +7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.23 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 29 £373 +16.40% 9
Warrington -5 27 £325 -17.19% 9
Macclesfield -1 11 £250 -29.97% 1
Knutsford -3 4 £425 -2.85% 2
Runcorn -2 3 - -
Crewe +4 2 - - 2
Winsford - 2 - -
Alderley Edge +3 1 - -
Northwich -1 1 - -
Wilmslow -6 1 - -
Widnes - 1 £350 -
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 75 (32.33%) Finance
2 73 (31.47%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (21.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (21.55%) Business Analysis
4 40 (17.24%) Banking
5 38 (16.38%) User Stories
6 37 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (10.78%) UML
8 23 (9.91%) Windows
8 23 (9.91%) Microsoft
8 23 (9.91%) Change Management
8 23 (9.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 23 (9.91%) Project Management
9 22 (9.48%) ITIL
9 22 (9.48%) Scrum
10 20 (8.62%) Use Case
10 20 (8.62%) Migration
11 19 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (7.76%) Active Directory
13 16 (6.90%) MS Excel
13 16 (6.90%) CRM
13 16 (6.90%) SQL
13 16 (6.90%) Data Analysis
14 15 (6.47%) JIRA
14 15 (6.47%) SAP
14 15 (6.47%) Problem Management
15 13 (5.60%) Quality Management
15 13 (5.60%) Degree
15 13 (5.60%) MS PowerPoint
15 13 (5.60%) Manufacturing

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 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.16%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.29%) Confluence
4 2 (0.86%) CMS
4 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (5.17%) MS Office
4 9 (3.88%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.86%) MS Project
6 1 (0.43%) Mingle
6 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.29%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.43%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.16%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.72%) Office 365
2 4 (1.72%) SaaS
3 2 (0.86%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) LAN
2 3 (1.29%) Network Security
2 3 (1.29%) WAN
3 2 (0.86%) Intranet
3 2 (0.86%) SAN
3 2 (0.86%) SSH
4 1 (0.43%) 802.15
4 1 (0.43%) DNS
4 1 (0.43%) Firewall
4 1 (0.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.43%) IPv6
4 1 (0.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.02%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.16%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.72%) MS Access
4 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.43%) GIS
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (6.47%) JIRA
2 4 (1.72%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) Selenium
4 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (32.33%) Finance
2 40 (17.24%) Banking
3 23 (9.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (5.60%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.45%) German Language
5 8 (3.45%) Retail
6 7 (3.02%) Dutch Language
6 7 (3.02%) French Language
7 6 (2.59%) Italian Language
7 6 (2.59%) Portuguese Language
7 6 (2.59%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.16%) Local Government
9 4 (1.72%) Back Office
9 4 (1.72%) Russian Language
9 4 (1.72%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.86%) Advertising
11 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.02%) Middleware
2 5 (2.16%) Web Services
3 4 (1.72%) XML
4 3 (1.29%) .NET
5 2 (0.86%) CSS
5 2 (0.86%) HTML
6 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.43%) EDI
6 1 (0.43%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.74%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.31%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.02%) Life Science
4 7 (3.02%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (2.59%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.59%) Informatics
6 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.16%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.72%) User Experience
8 3 (1.29%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.29%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.29%) iPhone
8 3 (1.29%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.29%) NHS
8 3 (1.29%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.86%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.91%) Windows
2 10 (4.31%) Windows XP
3 9 (3.88%) Windows 8
4 7 (3.02%) Linux
5 6 (2.59%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.29%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.86%) AIX
7 2 (0.86%) Unix
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (31.47%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (21.55%) Business Analysis
2 50 (21.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (16.38%) User Stories
4 25 (10.78%) UML
5 23 (9.91%) Change Management
5 23 (9.91%) Project Management
6 22 (9.48%) ITIL
6 22 (9.48%) Scrum
7 20 (8.62%) Migration
7 20 (8.62%) Use Case
8 19 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (6.90%) CRM
9 16 (6.90%) Data Analysis
10 15 (6.47%) Problem Management
11 13 (5.60%) Quality Management
12 12 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (5.17%) Kanban
12 12 (5.17%) Open Source
12 12 (5.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.90%) SQL
2 10 (4.31%) Java
3 3 (1.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.29%) PHP
3 3 (1.29%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.43%) Python
5 1 (0.43%) VB
5 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (5.60%) Degree
2 11 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.16%) CISSP
4 5 (2.16%) MCP
5 4 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.72%) CISM
5 4 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.29%) ISEB
7 2 (0.86%) MCSA
7 2 (0.86%) MCSE
7 2 (0.86%) MCTS
7 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.43%) APMP
8 1 (0.43%) CISA
8 1 (0.43%) CRISC
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.17%) QA
2 5 (2.16%) COBIT
2 5 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.29%) SLA
5 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.43%) FATCA
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 18 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (0.86%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) SCSM
Vendors
1 23 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.47%) SAP
3 12 (5.17%) ServiceNow
4 10 (4.31%) Oracle
5 7 (3.02%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.02%) Dynatrace
6 5 (2.16%) Lotus
6 5 (2.16%) Saba
7 4 (1.72%) HP
7 4 (1.72%) VMware
8 3 (1.29%) Apple
8 3 (1.29%) Ariba
8 3 (1.29%) BMC
8 3 (1.29%) Dell
8 3 (1.29%) Remedy
8 3 (1.29%) Tableau
8 3 (1.29%) Talend
8 3 (1.29%) Vertica
9 2 (0.86%) Informatica
9 2 (0.86%) Veritas
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