The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 61 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 6 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 1.56% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.71% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
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£401 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £248 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £348 £334
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.92% -9.67%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
751 703 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.64% 91.54% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 292 433
Average daily rate £375 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 48 45
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.46% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.16 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Analyst
North West

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Cheshire region.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Cheshire region.

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Warrington - 2 £269 -
Knutsford +5 1 - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
Technical Analyst
North West

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Informix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) SAS
4 1 (10.00%) Trillium
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Metastorm
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Informix
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos
3 1 (10.00%) Metastorm
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (10.00%) Draytek
3 1 (10.00%) LexisNexis
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Trillium
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