The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 103 107 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.19% 11.63% 16.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.14% 12.34% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 76 105
Median daily rate £400 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £216 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £13.50 £16.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 601 867 952
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.50% 94.24% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 626 574
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 48
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -4.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.40 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Cheshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Cheshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Cheshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Cheshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Cheshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +3 22 £425 +14.09% 5
Knutsford +15 17 £395 -12.22% 3
Warrington +10 16 £320 -8.57% 5
Macclesfield -4 6 £375 +3.09% 1
Crewe - 5 £325 - 2
Alderley Edge -2 1 £400 +12.67%
Wilmslow -2 1 - - 1
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 91 (47.40%) Finance
2 61 (31.77%) Banking
3 44 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (17.71%) Data Analysis
5 34 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (15.63%) Business Analysis
7 29 (15.10%) SQL
8 16 (8.33%) SAP
9 15 (7.81%) Microsoft
9 15 (7.81%) Project Management
9 15 (7.81%) Analytics
10 14 (7.29%) User Stories
10 14 (7.29%) Unix
11 13 (6.77%) ITIL
11 13 (6.77%) Risk Management
12 12 (6.25%) Change Management
12 12 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (6.25%) Linux
13 11 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
13 11 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (5.73%) Data Modelling
14 9 (4.69%) Windows
14 9 (4.69%) AIX
14 9 (4.69%) GAP Analysis
14 9 (4.69%) Migration
14 9 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (4.69%) Incident Management
15 8 (4.17%) PMO
15 8 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (4.17%) SAS
2 6 (3.13%) Confluence
3 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.52%) CICS
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.56%) Mingle
6 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.04%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.04%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.04%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.60%) Trello
2 4 (2.08%) Office 365
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.60%) Broadband
2 3 (1.56%) FTP
2 3 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.52%) Intranet
3 1 (0.52%) Skype
3 1 (0.52%) SMS
3 1 (0.52%) SSH
3 1 (0.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.17%) Big Data
3 7 (3.65%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.08%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.56%) DataStage
5 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.04%) GIS
6 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.52%) DB2
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.65%) JIRA
2 5 (2.60%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.04%) Selenium
5 1 (0.52%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.52%) JMeter
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.52%) Toad
5 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 91 (47.40%) Finance
2 61 (31.77%) Banking
3 9 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (3.65%) Retail
4 7 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.60%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.08%) French Language
6 4 (2.08%) German Language
6 4 (2.08%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.56%) Back Office
7 3 (1.56%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.56%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.56%) Russian Language
7 3 (1.56%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.04%) Advertising
8 2 (1.04%) Marketing
9 1 (0.52%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.60%) .NET
1 5 (2.60%) SOAP
2 4 (2.08%) Web Services
3 3 (1.56%) REST
4 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.52%) ISPF
4 1 (0.52%) JSON
4 1 (0.52%) Node.js
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.52%) RESTful
4 1 (0.52%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.56%) Data Structures
2 3 (1.56%) Driving Licence
2 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (1.56%) User Experience
3 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.04%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.04%) iPhone
3 2 (1.04%) Life Science
3 2 (1.04%) RIA
3 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.52%) iPad
4 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.29%) Unix
2 12 (6.25%) Linux
3 9 (4.69%) AIX
3 9 (4.69%) Windows
4 8 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.08%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.56%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.56%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.56%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.04%) Android
7 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.71%) Data Analysis
2 34 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (15.63%) Business Analysis
4 15 (7.81%) Analytics
4 15 (7.81%) Project Management
5 14 (7.29%) User Stories
6 13 (6.77%) ITIL
6 13 (6.77%) Risk Management
7 12 (6.25%) Change Management
8 11 (5.73%) Data Modelling
9 9 (4.69%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (4.69%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.69%) Migration
10 8 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.17%) Process Improvement
10 8 (4.17%) Scrum
10 8 (4.17%) Workflow
11 7 (3.65%) Change Control
11 7 (3.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.10%) SQL
2 6 (3.13%) VBA
3 4 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.56%) Java
4 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.56%) VB
5 2 (1.04%) C#
6 1 (0.52%) C
6 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.52%) JCL
6 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.52%) REXX
Qualifications
1 8 (4.17%) Degree
1 8 (4.17%) ISEB
2 7 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.56%) CISSP
4 3 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.04%) CISA
5 2 (1.04%) CRISC
5 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) AAT
6 1 (0.52%) ACCA
6 1 (0.52%) CIMA
6 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.52%) MCP
6 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) PMO
1 8 (4.17%) QA
1 8 (4.17%) SLA
2 4 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.08%) GDPR
3 3 (1.56%) IFRS
3 3 (1.56%) IFRS 9
4 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.52%) RACF
4 1 (0.52%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.52%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (8.33%) SAP
2 15 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.65%) Hyperion
3 7 (3.65%) Veritas
4 5 (2.60%) IBM
4 5 (2.60%) Oracle
5 4 (2.08%) Remedy
6 3 (1.56%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.56%) Lotus
7 2 (1.04%) Citrix
7 2 (1.04%) HP
7 2 (1.04%) Pegasus
7 2 (1.04%) Workday
8 1 (0.52%) Apple
8 1 (0.52%) Cognos
8 1 (0.52%) Google
8 1 (0.52%) McAfee
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
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