The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 61 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.38% 1.02% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£325 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +31.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.71% -
Technical 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
710 870 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.03% 88.41% 91.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 417 410
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £490 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 70 56
Average hourly rate £18.02 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £44.90 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 19 December 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 -16 2 £325 - 1
Chester - 1 - -
Runcorn - - - -
Technical Analyst
North West

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Migration

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (10.00%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Trillium