The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Chester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 46 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.97% 13.25% 14.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.25% 13.61% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £23.27 - £11.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
239 147 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.36% 97.35% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 40 22
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £231 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £11.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +216.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Analyst
Cheshire

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 23 (30.26%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (19.74%) ITIL
3 13 (17.11%) Banking
4 12 (15.79%) SQL
4 12 (15.79%) Windows
5 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
5 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
5 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
5 10 (13.16%) Migration
5 10 (13.16%) Local Government
6 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.53%) Citrix
7 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
7 7 (9.21%) Time Management
8 6 (7.89%) Compatibility Testing
8 6 (7.89%) QA
8 6 (7.89%) XenApp
8 6 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (7.89%) AppSense
8 6 (7.89%) AdminStudio
8 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
8 6 (7.89%) SAS
8 6 (7.89%) UNIX
8 6 (7.89%) Java
8 6 (7.89%) VBScript
8 6 (7.89%) VB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.89%) SAS
3 1 (1.32%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) Mingle
3 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.63%) MS Project
4 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Internet
2 3 (3.95%) MPLS
2 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.95%) Firewall
3 2 (2.63%) VPN
3 2 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (1.32%) SAN
4 1 (1.32%) CTI
4 1 (1.32%) OSPF
4 1 (1.32%) BGP
4 1 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.32%) Network Security
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.32%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.32%) MS Access
5 1 (1.32%) DB2
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) AdminStudio
General
1 23 (30.26%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Banking
3 10 (13.16%) Local Government
4 5 (6.58%) Retail
5 4 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.26%) Back Office
6 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.63%) Marketing
8 1 (1.32%) Legal
8 1 (1.32%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.32%) French Language
8 1 (1.32%) Greek Language
8 1 (1.32%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.32%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (1.32%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (1.32%) Swedish Language
8 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
1 1 (1.32%) WinForms
1 1 (1.32%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.95%) NHS
3 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.95%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.63%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) PMI
5 1 (1.32%) Social Media
5 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.32%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.89%) UNIX
4 3 (3.95%) Linux
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.32%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
1 15 (19.74%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
2 10 (13.16%) Migration
3 7 (9.21%) Time Management
4 6 (7.89%) Compatibility Testing
4 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.58%) ETL
5 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.58%) User Stories
5 5 (6.58%) Requirements Management
6 4 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.26%) Release Management
6 4 (5.26%) Service Management
6 4 (5.26%) Project Management
7 3 (3.95%) Workflow
7 3 (3.95%) Data Security
7 3 (3.95%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.89%) Java
3 6 (7.89%) VBScript
3 6 (7.89%) VB
4 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.63%) SAS Macro
5 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.32%) C#
6 1 (1.32%) Perl
6 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
1 4 (5.26%) ISEB
1 4 (5.26%) CCNP
1 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) RHCE
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.32%) CISSP
3 1 (1.32%) CCNA
3 1 (1.32%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) MCP
3 1 (1.32%) CISA
3 1 (1.32%) CISM
3 1 (1.32%) GSEC
3 1 (1.32%) GPEN
3 1 (1.32%) OSCP
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) XenApp
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
1 2 (2.63%) SCOM
1 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.32%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) Citrix
3 6 (7.89%) AppSense
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco
4 3 (3.95%) Teradata
5 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.63%) F5
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle
5 2 (2.63%) SAP
5 2 (2.63%) HP
5 2 (2.63%) Juniper
6 1 (1.32%) CA
6 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.32%) Remedy
6 1 (1.32%) McAfee
6 1 (1.32%) NetScout