Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 34 18
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16 +8
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 65 74 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.24% 5.72% 6.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.10% 23.27% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 65
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% -4.48%
10th Percentile £152 £137 £300
90th Percentile £645 £518 £495
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.88 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.36% - -
North West median hourly rate £23.25 £23.34 £26.17
% change year-on-year -0.39% -10.82% +86.95%

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 308 318 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.30% 24.59% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 184 271
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +1.31% -4.38%
10th Percentile £224 £213 £225
90th Percentile £600 £571 £543
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £18.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.50% +8.58% -6.22%
10th Percentile £13.26 £13.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.50 £27.30
North West median hourly rate £22.50 £22.11 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.78% +10.54% +25.00%

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 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 2019. 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
Knutsford +14 10 £488 +21.12% 1
Warrington -8 10 £494 +23.44% 8
Crewe +11 8 £400 +344.44% 2
Chester +2 8 £226 +6.35% 6
Macclesfield +4 6 £525 -8.70% 1
Nantwich - 2 £155 -
Wilmslow - 2 - -
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 21 (32.31%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Change Management
3 17 (26.15%) ITIL
4 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (24.62%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (23.08%) Project Delivery
6 14 (21.54%) Finance
7 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (16.92%) Windows 10
8 10 (15.38%) Java
8 10 (15.38%) Middleware
9 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
9 9 (13.85%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (13.85%) Web Services
9 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (13.85%) Office 365
9 9 (13.85%) Analytics
9 9 (13.85%) Degree
10 8 (12.31%) R
10 8 (12.31%) Banking
10 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
10 8 (12.31%) Service Management
10 8 (12.31%) SQL
10 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (12.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (10.77%) Unix
11 7 (10.77%) MCP
11 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
11 7 (10.77%) Clustering
11 7 (10.77%) Coaching

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 (9.23%) IBM Notes
1 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.15%) SAS
2 4 (6.15%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) Confluence
4 2 (3.08%) JBoss
4 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.15%) SPSS
3 4 (6.15%) Stata
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.54%) InVision
5 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) AWS
2 2 (3.08%) GCP
2 2 (3.08%) GitHub
2 2 (3.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) DMZ
1 5 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 5 (7.69%) SSL
2 3 (4.62%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.08%) HTTP
3 2 (3.08%) Internet
3 2 (3.08%) Intranet
3 2 (3.08%) VoIP
3 2 (3.08%) VPN
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.54%) LAN
4 1 (1.54%) RFID
4 1 (1.54%) WAN
4 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) GIS
2 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.54%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) GitLab
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.54%) Mocha
3 1 (1.54%) Protractor
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Banking
2 8 (12.31%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.15%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.08%) Dutch Language
6 2 (3.08%) French Language
6 2 (3.08%) German Language
6 2 (3.08%) Italian Language
6 2 (3.08%) Law
6 2 (3.08%) Marketing
6 2 (3.08%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (3.08%) Russian Language
6 2 (3.08%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.54%) Legal
7 1 (1.54%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.54%) Retail
7 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Analyst
2 9 (13.85%) Administrator
3 7 (10.77%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Coordinator
4 6 (9.23%) Data Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Data Scientist
6 4 (6.15%) Help Desk Coordinator
6 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Data Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Agile Coach
7 3 (4.62%) Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) Middleware
2 9 (13.85%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (3.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.54%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) D3.js
4 1 (1.54%) Ext JS
4 1 (1.54%) FusionCharts
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) jQuery
4 1 (1.54%) REST
4 1 (1.54%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Clustering
2 5 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.15%) Handset
3 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.54%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows 10
3 7 (10.77%) Unix
4 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.08%) Android
5 2 (3.08%) Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Change Management
2 17 (26.15%) ITIL
3 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.62%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (23.08%) Project Delivery
5 9 (13.85%) Analytics
5 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
6 8 (12.31%) Service Management
7 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.77%) Coaching
7 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
7 7 (10.77%) Data Strategy
8 6 (9.23%) Incident Management
8 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.23%) Problem Management
8 6 (9.23%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.15%) DNA
10 4 (6.15%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) Java
2 8 (12.31%) R
2 8 (12.31%) SQL
3 6 (9.23%) Python
4 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) ES7
5 1 (1.54%) ES8
5 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
1 9 (13.85%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (10.77%) MCP
3 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) PhD
4 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) MBA
6 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) GDPR
3 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.08%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Lotus
3 4 (6.15%) MobileIron
4 3 (4.62%) Google
5 2 (3.08%) Avaya
5 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.08%) Tableau
5 2 (3.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Apple
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco
6 1 (1.54%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.54%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.54%) McAfee
6 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.54%) Siebel
6 1 (1.54%) Snow