Period
to 3 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 22 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -15
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 44 77 89
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.71% 6.84% 6.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.56% 25.33% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 47 54
Median daily rate £388 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -23.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £239 £160 £325
90th Percentile £525 £488 £534
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +12.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 2
Median hourly rate £50.50 £34.00 £10.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.53% +228.58% -74.12%
10th Percentile £46.25 £21.50 £9.40
90th Percentile £68.75 £44.80 £11.41
North West median hourly rate £49.50 £32.00 £21.39
% change year-on-year +54.69% +49.60% +8.80%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 195 304 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 29.73% 27.02% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 177 267
Median daily rate £401 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.43% -6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £215 £198 £224
90th Percentile £617 £538 £580
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 14
Median hourly rate £51.50 £17.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +194.29% -39.13% +43.75%
10th Percentile £29.71 £16.13 £11.60
90th Percentile £58.25 £36.70 £67.50
Median hourly rate £31.22 £25.34 £21.60
% change year-on-year +23.21% +17.29% +33.50%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Cheshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Cheshire.

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Cheshire

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in Cheshire over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Cheshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Cheshire.

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Cheshire

Analytical Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytical Skills in Cheshire over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Cheshire

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 3 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +4 17 £500 +76.99% 3
Warrington -2 10 £413 +157.81% 9
Crewe +23 7 £388 +384.38% 2
Nantwich - 3 £185 -
Ellesmere Port - 2 £375 - 2
Macclesfield -2 1 £350 -39.13% 5
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 22 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (31.82%) SQL
4 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 11 (25.00%) Power Platform
5 11 (25.00%) Power BI
6 10 (22.73%) Workflow
6 10 (22.73%) Finance
6 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (20.45%) Decision-Making
8 8 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (18.18%) XML
8 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 8 (18.18%) SOAP
8 8 (18.18%) SOA
8 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
8 8 (18.18%) Time Management
9 7 (15.91%) Statistical Analysis
9 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.91%) Windows
10 6 (13.64%) Web Services
10 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
10 6 (13.64%) Middleware
10 6 (13.64%) Project Management
10 6 (13.64%) Process Management
10 6 (13.64%) Migration
10 6 (13.64%) Degree
10 6 (13.64%) Programme Delivery
11 5 (11.36%) Windows Server

Analytical Skills
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 4 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
1 4 (9.09%) JBoss
1 4 (9.09%) SAS
2 3 (6.82%) CMS
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.09%) SPSS
2 4 (9.09%) Stata
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Power Platform
2 3 (6.82%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Network Security
2 4 (9.09%) FTP
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
3 3 (6.82%) DMZ
3 3 (6.82%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) Extranet
3 3 (6.82%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) Internet
3 3 (6.82%) Intranet
3 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
4 2 (4.55%) MPLS
4 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) Power BI
2 8 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.27%) Qlik Sense
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Local Government
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.27%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Interface Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Officer
5 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Healthcare Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Integration Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Incident Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) SOAP
1 8 (18.18%) XML
2 6 (13.64%) Middleware
2 6 (13.64%) Web Services
3 5 (11.36%) JSON
3 5 (11.36%) REST
4 4 (9.09%) EDI
5 3 (6.82%) .NET
5 3 (6.82%) Ajax
5 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.82%) CSS
5 3 (6.82%) Flash
5 3 (6.82%) HTML
5 3 (6.82%) jQuery
5 3 (6.82%) Silverlight
5 3 (6.82%) XHTML
5 3 (6.82%) XSLT
6 2 (4.55%) XML Schema
6 2 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.36%) PKI
3 4 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 4 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (22.73%) Workflow
4 9 (20.45%) Decision-Making
5 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 8 (18.18%) SOA
5 8 (18.18%) Time Management
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.91%) Statistical Analysis
7 6 (13.64%) Migration
7 6 (13.64%) Process Management
7 6 (13.64%) Programme Delivery
7 6 (13.64%) Project Management
8 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (11.36%) Technical Debt
9 4 (9.09%) Open Source
9 4 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
9 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) ActionScript
2 4 (9.09%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (9.09%) C
2 4 (9.09%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) R
3 3 (6.82%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) GDPR
1 3 (6.82%) RMADS
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.09%) Tableau
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Talend
4 1 (2.27%) Brocade
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) McAfee
4 1 (2.27%) ProCurve
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Sophos
4 1 (2.27%) Varonis
4 1 (2.27%) Veeam
4 1 (2.27%) VMware