The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 10 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 31 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.58% 16.95% 23.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.32% 17.65% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 15
Median daily rate £375 £313 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £288 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £375 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
- +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
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
179 170 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.72% 96.05% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 84 55
Median daily rate £413 £388 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +29.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £11.78 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Chester region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 23 July 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Chester region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (44.26%) Finance
2 19 (31.15%) Banking
3 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (27.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (16.39%) Quality Management
6 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
6 10 (16.39%) Degree
7 9 (14.75%) Retail
7 9 (14.75%) Windows
7 9 (14.75%) User Stories
8 8 (13.11%) UML
8 8 (13.11%) Web Development
8 8 (13.11%) Use Case
9 7 (11.48%) Requirements Management
9 7 (11.48%) German Language
9 7 (11.48%) Change Management
9 7 (11.48%) ITIL
9 7 (11.48%) SQL
9 7 (11.48%) CRM
10 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
10 6 (9.84%) ETL
10 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
10 6 (9.84%) MS Office
10 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
10 6 (9.84%) French Language
10 6 (9.84%) Time Management
10 6 (9.84%) Windows 8
11 5 (8.20%) Dutch Language
11 5 (8.20%) QA

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (4.92%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) SAS
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
1 6 (9.84%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.92%) MS Access
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
1 3 (4.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 27 (44.26%) Finance
2 19 (31.15%) Banking
3 9 (14.75%) Retail
4 7 (11.48%) German Language
5 6 (9.84%) French Language
6 5 (8.20%) Dutch Language
6 5 (8.20%) Italian Language
6 5 (8.20%) Retail Banking
7 4 (6.56%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
8 3 (4.92%) Marketing
8 3 (4.92%) Russian Language
9 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
9 2 (3.28%) Back Office
10 1 (1.64%) Advertising
10 1 (1.64%) Front Office
10 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.56%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Windows 8
2 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.92%) Unix
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
3 10 (16.39%) Quality Management
4 9 (14.75%) User Stories
5 8 (13.11%) UML
5 8 (13.11%) Use Case
5 8 (13.11%) Web Development
6 7 (11.48%) Change Management
6 7 (11.48%) CRM
6 7 (11.48%) ITIL
6 7 (11.48%) Requirements Management
7 6 (9.84%) ETL
7 6 (9.84%) Time Management
8 5 (8.20%) Business Continuity
8 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.20%) Information Security
8 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.20%) Scrum
9 4 (6.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) Java
2 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.28%) VBA
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) CISM
2 3 (4.92%) CISSP
2 3 (4.92%) MCSE
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 4 (6.56%) COBIT
2 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.64%) FATCA
3 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle
1 3 (4.92%) SAP
1 3 (4.92%) Tableau
1 3 (4.92%) Talend
1 3 (4.92%) Vertica
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
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