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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 11 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 27 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.21% 14.17% 16.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.84% 14.64% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 15
Median daily rate £342 £342 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
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
182 239 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.79% 96.76% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 154 82
Median daily rate £365 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.95% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 33
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.00 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 25 (46.30%) Finance
2 18 (33.33%) Banking
3 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (20.37%) Windows
5 10 (18.52%) ITIL
5 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.67%) Retail
6 9 (16.67%) Change Management
7 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
7 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
7 8 (14.81%) Degree
7 8 (14.81%) German Language
8 7 (12.96%) Dutch Language
8 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
8 7 (12.96%) MS Office
9 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 6 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
10 5 (9.26%) User Stories
10 5 (9.26%) Time Management
10 5 (9.26%) SDLC
10 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity
10 5 (9.26%) Information Security
10 5 (9.26%) Quality Management
10 5 (9.26%) Requirements Management
10 5 (9.26%) Retail Banking
10 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
11 4 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (7.41%) Java

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 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) SAS
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.85%) MS Project
4 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) MPLS
2 1 (1.85%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (46.30%) Finance
2 18 (33.33%) Banking
3 9 (16.67%) Retail
4 8 (14.81%) German Language
5 7 (12.96%) Dutch Language
6 5 (9.26%) Retail Banking
7 4 (7.41%) French Language
7 4 (7.41%) Italian Language
7 4 (7.41%) Russian Language
8 3 (5.56%) Marketing
8 3 (5.56%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (3.70%) Local Government
9 2 (3.70%) Turkish Language
10 1 (1.85%) Back Office
10 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
10 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.85%) JSON
1 1 (1.85%) SOAP
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.70%) NHS
3 2 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.85%) Informatics
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
3 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.56%) Unix
4 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL
1 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.67%) Change Management
3 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 6 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity
5 5 (9.26%) Information Security
5 5 (9.26%) Quality Management
5 5 (9.26%) Requirements Management
5 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
5 5 (9.26%) SDLC
5 5 (9.26%) Time Management
5 5 (9.26%) User Stories
6 3 (5.56%) CRM
6 3 (5.56%) Data Management
6 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) UML
6 3 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) Java
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) CISM
2 3 (5.56%) CISSP
2 3 (5.56%) MCSE
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) CCNP
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ECDL
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) COBIT
1 4 (7.41%) QA
1 4 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) FATCA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) BMC
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco
3 1 (1.85%) Citrix
3 1 (1.85%) hybris
3 1 (1.85%) Juniper
3 1 (1.85%) Remedy
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £13.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago