Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 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
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 28 12
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16 +36
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 75 86 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.71% 6.62% 8.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.87% 23.18% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 65
Cheshire median daily rate £338 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.59% +10.39% +2.67%
10th Percentile £160 £318 £209
90th Percentile £519 £477 £488
North West median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.52 £10.35 £42.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +243.30% -75.92% -25.26%
10th Percentile £22.91 £9.40 £33.36
90th Percentile £47.22 £11.41 £65.30
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £14.03 £39.50
% change year-on-year +78.22% -64.49% +97.50%

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 328 371 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 33.71% 28.56% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 220 256
Cheshire median daily rate £386 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +2.74% -11.52%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £218
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 38
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £28.75 £24.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.13% +17.95% +13.37%
North West median hourly rate £20.60 £20.00 £18.09
% change year-on-year +2.98% +10.56% -4.13%

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 16 June 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 16 June 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 16 June 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 -5 23 £328 -16.03%
Warrington +12 17 £160 -64.44% 3
Chester +1 6 £400 -5.88% 2
Macclesfield +10 5 £550 +15.79%
Runcorn +5 3 £349 +5.68% 1
Wilmslow +2 3 - - 1
Crewe -5 3 £438 +8.70% 1
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 23 (30.67%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 19 (25.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.00%) ITIL
4 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.00%) CSS
5 15 (20.00%) HTML
6 14 (18.67%) Java
6 14 (18.67%) Windows
6 14 (18.67%) Change Management
6 14 (18.67%) jQuery
6 14 (18.67%) React
7 13 (17.33%) Banking
7 13 (17.33%) Service Management
8 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
9 11 (14.67%) Degree
9 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
9 11 (14.67%) SDLC
10 10 (13.33%) Windows 10
10 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
10 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
10 10 (13.33%) REST
11 9 (12.00%) Office 365
11 9 (12.00%) JIRA
11 9 (12.00%) Spring
11 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
11 9 (12.00%) SQL
11 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (12.00%) Spring Boot

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 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.67%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.67%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP APO
1 2 (2.67%) SAP HCM
1 2 (2.67%) SAP IBP
2 1 (1.33%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Office 365
2 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.00%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.67%) SaaS
4 2 (2.67%) Veeva
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Internet
2 4 (5.33%) SSL
3 3 (4.00%) DMZ
3 3 (4.00%) DNS
3 3 (4.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.67%) DHCP
4 2 (2.67%) SAN
4 2 (2.67%) VoIP
5 1 (1.33%) BGP
5 1 (1.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.33%) FTP
5 1 (1.33%) Intranet
5 1 (1.33%) LAN
5 1 (1.33%) OSPF
5 1 (1.33%) SNMP
5 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.33%) VPN
5 1 (1.33%) WAN
5 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) GIS
1 3 (4.00%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.67%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.33%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.00%) JIRA
3 7 (9.33%) JUnit
4 4 (5.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (5.33%) Mocha
5 3 (4.00%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.00%) JMeter
5 3 (4.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.00%) Protractor
6 2 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.33%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.33%) Grunt
7 1 (1.33%) gulp
7 1 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Banking
3 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Local Government
6 1 (1.33%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Analyst
2 19 (25.33%) Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (9.33%) UI Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Coordinator
7 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Release Manager
7 4 (5.33%) UX Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Administrator
8 3 (4.00%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.00%) CSS
1 15 (20.00%) HTML
2 14 (18.67%) jQuery
2 14 (18.67%) React
3 10 (13.33%) REST
4 9 (12.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (12.00%) Spring
4 9 (12.00%) Spring Boot
5 7 (9.33%) CSS3
5 7 (9.33%) HTML5
5 7 (9.33%) Sass
5 7 (9.33%) Servlets
5 7 (9.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (8.00%) Angular 2
7 4 (5.33%) Ajax
7 4 (5.33%) Middleware
8 3 (4.00%) Ext JS
8 3 (4.00%) Node.js
8 3 (4.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.67%) User Experience
3 4 (5.33%) Clustering
3 4 (5.33%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.67%) Handset
5 2 (2.67%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.33%) CMDB
6 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.00%) Unix
4 2 (2.67%) Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (24.00%) ITIL
3 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.67%) Change Management
5 13 (17.33%) Service Management
6 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
7 11 (14.67%) SDLC
8 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
9 8 (10.67%) Business Transformation
9 8 (10.67%) DevOps
9 8 (10.67%) Problem Management
9 8 (10.67%) Trend Analysis
9 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
10 7 (9.33%) Project Management
10 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.00%) DNA
12 5 (6.67%) Analytics
12 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (6.67%) Release Management
12 5 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (18.67%) Java
3 9 (12.00%) SQL
4 6 (8.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.00%) ES7
5 3 (4.00%) ES8
6 2 (2.67%) C
7 1 (1.33%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.33%) C#
7 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) MCP
3 7 (9.33%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.67%) ISEB
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.33%) CCNA
6 1 (1.33%) CCNP
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CISM
6 1 (1.33%) CISSP
6 1 (1.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) GDPR
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.67%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Lotus
3 6 (8.00%) SAP
4 3 (4.00%) Cognos
4 3 (4.00%) DevExpress
4 3 (4.00%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.67%) Adobe
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.67%) MobileIron
5 2 (2.67%) Remedy
5 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.67%) Talend
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
5 2 (2.67%) Workday
6 1 (1.33%) Avaya
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.33%) Siebel
6 1 (1.33%) Veritas