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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 12 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 127 167 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.50% 16.44% 17.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.37% 17.15% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 103 70
Average daily rate £375 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £228 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 23 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
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
1027 974 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.03% 95.87% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 588 368
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 57
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.16 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.25 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 50 £400 +6.66% 1
Chester -5 27 £342 - 12
Macclesfield +5 14 £375 +50.00%
Knutsford -17 10 £438 +6.06% 1
Alderley Edge +4 3 £365 -14.11% 1
Runcorn +4 2 £350 -
Wilmslow +3 1 - - 1
Sandbach 0 1 £275 -
Crewe -3 1 £166 -11.46%
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 90 (36.59%) Finance
2 60 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (19.92%) Business Analysis
4 45 (18.29%) Banking
5 38 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (13.41%) Windows
8 29 (11.79%) ITIL
8 29 (11.79%) Change Management
9 27 (10.98%) Project Management
9 27 (10.98%) Microsoft
10 23 (9.35%) MS Office
11 22 (8.94%) User Stories
12 21 (8.54%) Waterfall
12 21 (8.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 19 (7.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (7.72%) Security Cleared
13 19 (7.72%) SDLC
14 18 (7.32%) Analytics
14 18 (7.32%) Retail
14 18 (7.32%) SQL
14 18 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (6.91%) Data Modelling
15 17 (6.91%) MS Excel
15 17 (6.91%) Service Management
16 16 (6.50%) UML
16 16 (6.50%) Risk Management
17 14 (5.69%) SAP
17 14 (5.69%) Active Directory
17 14 (5.69%) Migration

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 9 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.63%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.22%) Apache
3 3 (1.22%) IIS
3 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.81%) CICS
4 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.81%) SAS
5 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.41%) Confluence
5 1 (0.41%) eRoom
Applications
1 23 (9.35%) MS Office
2 17 (6.91%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.03%) MS Project
6 4 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.22%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.03%) SaaS
1 5 (2.03%) Taleo
2 1 (0.41%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.63%) Skype
2 2 (0.81%) Internet
2 2 (0.81%) Network Security
2 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.81%) VPN
3 1 (0.41%) ASN.1
3 1 (0.41%) DHCP
3 1 (0.41%) DNS
3 1 (0.41%) Firewall
3 1 (0.41%) MPLS
3 1 (0.41%) SSL
3 1 (0.41%) VoIP
3 1 (0.41%) X.509
3 1 (0.41%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.22%) DB2
3 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.81%) GIS
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.41%) Big Data
5 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.41%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (3.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (2.44%) JIRA
3 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.81%) Selenium
5 1 (0.41%) MSTest
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.41%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (36.59%) Finance
2 45 (18.29%) Banking
3 21 (8.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 18 (7.32%) Retail
5 12 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.07%) Retail Banking
7 8 (3.25%) German Language
8 7 (2.85%) Advertising
8 7 (2.85%) Dutch Language
9 5 (2.03%) Legal
9 5 (2.03%) Local Government
9 5 (2.03%) Marketing
10 4 (1.63%) Billing
10 4 (1.63%) French Language
10 4 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.63%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.63%) Military
10 4 (1.63%) Russian Language
11 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.22%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.25%) Web Services
2 6 (2.44%) .NET
3 4 (1.63%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.63%) JSON
3 4 (1.63%) SOAP
3 4 (1.63%) XML
4 3 (1.22%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (1.22%) Middleware
4 3 (1.22%) RESTful
4 3 (1.22%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.81%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.41%) EDI
6 1 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.66%) Life Science
3 8 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.44%) Informatics
4 6 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.03%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.03%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.03%) User Experience
6 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.63%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.63%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.63%) PMI
6 4 (1.63%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.22%) NHS
8 2 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.41%) Windows
2 11 (4.47%) Unix
3 9 (3.66%) Linux
3 9 (3.66%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.25%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.25%) Windows 8
5 7 (2.85%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.22%) AIX
6 3 (1.22%) Android
6 3 (1.22%) HPUX
6 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.22%) Solaris
6 3 (1.22%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.92%) Business Analysis
3 38 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (11.79%) Change Management
4 29 (11.79%) ITIL
5 27 (10.98%) Project Management
6 22 (8.94%) User Stories
7 21 (8.54%) Waterfall
8 19 (7.72%) SDLC
8 19 (7.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (7.32%) Analytics
9 18 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (6.91%) Data Modelling
10 17 (6.91%) Service Management
11 16 (6.50%) Risk Management
11 16 (6.50%) UML
12 14 (5.69%) Data Analysis
12 14 (5.69%) Information Security
12 14 (5.69%) Migration
12 14 (5.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.32%) SQL
2 6 (2.44%) Java
2 6 (2.44%) Python
3 5 (2.03%) C++
3 5 (2.03%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.63%) C#
5 3 (1.22%) AWK
5 3 (1.22%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.22%) Perl
5 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.81%) JCL
6 2 (0.81%) REXX
6 2 (0.81%) VBA
7 1 (0.41%) C
7 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (7.72%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.28%) Degree
3 11 (4.47%) ISEB
4 9 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.85%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (2.03%) CISSP
6 5 (2.03%) MCP
7 4 (1.63%) CISM
7 4 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.63%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.22%) MCSE
8 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.81%) APMP
9 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.41%) CRISC
10 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.41%) ECDL
10 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.25%) QA
1 8 (3.25%) SLA
2 7 (2.85%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.03%) COBIT
4 5 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.81%) FATCA
6 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.81%) RACF
3 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.81%) vSphere
4 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.03%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.22%) OpenView
2 3 (1.22%) SCCM
3 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.69%) SAP
3 11 (4.47%) ServiceNow
4 8 (3.25%) Talend
5 7 (2.85%) Dynatrace
5 7 (2.85%) HP
6 6 (2.44%) Oracle
7 5 (2.03%) IBM
7 5 (2.03%) VMware
8 4 (1.63%) Citrix
8 4 (1.63%) EXASOL
8 4 (1.63%) Tableau
9 3 (1.22%) Ariba
9 3 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.22%) Software AG
10 2 (0.81%) BMC
10 2 (0.81%) hybris
10 2 (0.81%) Lotus
10 2 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.81%) Remedy
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