The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 14 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.67% 17.99% 16.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.73% 18.58% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 1
Average daily rate
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£369 £350 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +159.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £34.06 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.89% +99.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Analyst
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110 183 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 91.67% 96.83% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 76 40
Average daily rate £388 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 24
Average hourly rate £17.42 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.85% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £11.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.80 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Retail
4 5 (14.71%) Windows
4 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.71%) SAS
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 4 (11.76%) MS Office
5 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 4 (11.76%) QA
6 3 (8.82%) German Language
6 3 (8.82%) Dutch Language
6 3 (8.82%) Base SAS
6 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (8.82%) Local Government
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
6 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
6 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
7 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.88%) VBA
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (14.71%) SAS
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Retail
4 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 3 (8.82%) German Language
5 3 (8.82%) Dutch Language
5 3 (8.82%) Local Government
6 2 (5.88%) French Language
7 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Business Analysis
2 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Change Management
4 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.88%) Analytics
4 2 (5.88%) Time Management
4 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.94%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) VBA
3 2 (5.88%) PL/1
3 2 (5.88%) SAS Macro
4 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.94%) Capita
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) McAfee
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) EMC
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