Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 16 28
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 79 99 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.99% 7.73% 5.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.25% 27.20% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 67 59
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% -0.30%
10th Percentile £181 £303 £125
90th Percentile £499 £493 £675
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
Cheshire median hourly rate £29.17 £65.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.12% +209.52% +44.83%
North West median hourly rate £22.22 £30.00 £14.78
% change year-on-year -25.95% +102.98% -22.21%

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 355 364 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 26.93% 28.42% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 257 336
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £280 £241 £239
90th Percentile £565 £525 £663
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 11
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.67 £27.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.74% +28.57% +23.53%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £14.43
90th Percentile £67.50 £65.00 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £21.89 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +36.81% -5.88%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Cheshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Cheshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Cheshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Cheshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor 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 19 October 2018. 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 0 21 £425 +10.03% 4
Warrington +1 19 £475 +18.75% 12
Knutsford -4 16 £403 +5.57% 6
Macclesfield -2 4 £575 +18.56% 1
Ellesmere Port - 4 £325 -
Crewe -22 3 £313 -16.67%
Wilmslow -8 1 - - 2
Alderley Edge - 1 £325 -
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 28 (35.44%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 18 (22.78%) ITIL
3 17 (21.52%) SQL
3 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.52%) Decision-Making
4 16 (20.25%) Risk Management
4 16 (20.25%) Change Management
5 15 (18.99%) Project Management
6 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
7 11 (13.92%) Banking
7 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
7 11 (13.92%) SDLC
8 10 (12.66%) User Experience
9 9 (11.39%) Service Management
9 9 (11.39%) ITSM
9 9 (11.39%) Programme Management
9 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (11.39%) Windows
10 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
10 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
10 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (8.86%) Scrum
11 7 (8.86%) Office 365
11 7 (8.86%) Scenario Testing
12 6 (7.59%) Change Control
12 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (7.59%) Mobile App

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 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.80%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.53%) Confluence
5 2 (2.53%) SAS
5 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) Jetty
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.80%) Fireworks
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.80%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.86%) Office 365
3 3 (3.80%) Yarn
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.53%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Firewall
2 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (6.33%) WAN
3 4 (5.06%) DMZ
3 4 (5.06%) DNS
3 4 (5.06%) EIGRP
3 4 (5.06%) OSPF
4 3 (3.80%) BGP
4 3 (3.80%) LAN
4 3 (3.80%) Network Security
4 3 (3.80%) VPN
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.27%) Internet
6 1 (1.27%) MPLS
6 1 (1.27%) Multicast
6 1 (1.27%) NAS
6 1 (1.27%) RIP
6 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.53%) Big Data
3 2 (2.53%) Cloudera CDH
3 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.53%) Impala
3 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) OLTP
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Axure RP
1 3 (3.80%) Grunt
1 3 (3.80%) gulp
1 3 (3.80%) JIRA
1 3 (3.80%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (3.80%) Mocha
1 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.80%) Zephyr
2 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.53%) Gradle
2 2 (2.53%) IntelliJ
2 2 (2.53%) Maven
3 1 (1.27%) CA Release Automation
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.27%) JMeter
3 1 (1.27%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.27%) Plastic SCM
3 1 (1.27%) Selenium
3 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.06%) Marketing
4 3 (3.80%) Law
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Billing
6 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Analyst
2 11 (13.92%) Business Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Security Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Project Officer
5 5 (6.33%) Support Officer
5 5 (6.33%) User Researcher
6 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Project Support Officer
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Project Officer
6 4 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Tester
7 3 (3.80%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Project Support Officer
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) CSS
1 6 (7.59%) HTML
2 4 (5.06%) CSS3
2 4 (5.06%) HTML5
2 4 (5.06%) jQuery
2 4 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (3.80%) Ajax
3 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.80%) Chai
3 3 (3.80%) Node.js
3 3 (3.80%) React
3 3 (3.80%) REST
3 3 (3.80%) Sass
3 3 (3.80%) SOAP
3 3 (3.80%) XML
4 2 (2.53%) .NET
4 2 (2.53%) JSON
4 2 (2.53%) Pandas
4 2 (2.53%) scikit-learn
4 2 (2.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) User Experience
2 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.80%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.53%) Handset
5 2 (2.53%) Pricing Data
5 2 (2.53%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.06%) Linux
4 3 (3.80%) Android
4 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.53%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (22.78%) ITIL
3 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.52%) Decision-Making
4 16 (20.25%) Change Management
4 16 (20.25%) Risk Management
5 15 (18.99%) Project Management
6 11 (13.92%) SDLC
7 9 (11.39%) ITSM
7 9 (11.39%) Programme Management
7 9 (11.39%) Service Management
8 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.86%) Scenario Testing
9 7 (8.86%) Scrum
9 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (7.59%) Change Control
10 6 (7.59%) Line Management
10 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (6.33%) BPMN
11 5 (6.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.52%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) Java
2 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.53%) C#
3 2 (2.53%) Python
3 2 (2.53%) SAS Macro
4 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.27%) C
4 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.27%) PHP
4 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.06%) Degree
6 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.53%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.53%) SAS Certification
8 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.27%) CISSP
8 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.27%) MCP
8 1 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) CheckPoint
2 6 (7.59%) Cisco
3 5 (6.33%) Blue Coat
3 5 (6.33%) F5
3 5 (6.33%) Fortinet
3 5 (6.33%) Juniper
4 4 (5.06%) HP
5 3 (3.80%) Adobe
5 3 (3.80%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.80%) Symantec
6 2 (2.53%) Apple
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle
7 1 (1.27%) McAfee
7 1 (1.27%) Sybase
7 1 (1.27%) Tableau
7 1 (1.27%) Talend
7 1 (1.27%) Twitter
7 1 (1.27%) Vertica
7 1 (1.27%) Xamarin