Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -12
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 87 91 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.56% 6.82% 5.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.71% 21.02% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 77
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £253 £120 £311
90th Percentile £505 £675 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £21.00 -
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% -27.50% +37.93%

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 367 433 610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.68% 32.46% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 291 410
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £398 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% -6.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £299
90th Percentile £545 £663 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 21
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £19.63 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.29% +13.24% +6.65%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.25 £13.56
90th Percentile £40.65 £53.50 £18.01
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +13.51% +4.23% +14.52%

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 17 December 2017.

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
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 17 December 2017. 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
Warrington -5 19 £425 +6.25% 6
Chester +6 16 £365 -5.19% 3
Crewe -15 10 £375 - 2
Knutsford - 6 £363 - 1
Widnes - 3 £500 -
Wilmslow - 2 £475 - 3
Macclesfield -8 1 £420 +5.00%
Northwich - 1 £360 -
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 38 (43.68%) Finance
2 18 (20.69%) Banking
3 15 (17.24%) IBM
4 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (13.79%) Project Management
7 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (12.64%) ITIL
8 10 (11.49%) Windows
9 9 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 9 (10.34%) Change Management
9 9 (10.34%) Data Analysis
9 9 (10.34%) Data Protection
10 8 (9.20%) Retail Banking
10 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.20%) SAS
10 8 (9.20%) Java
11 7 (8.05%) Linux
11 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
11 7 (8.05%) Information Security
12 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
12 6 (6.90%) Firewall
12 6 (6.90%) CISSP
12 6 (6.90%) Migration
12 6 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
12 6 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (6.90%) Degree
12 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Waterfall

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 8 (9.20%) SAS
2 3 (3.45%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.60%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.30%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (2.30%) HFM
2 2 (2.30%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.30%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.15%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) Heroku
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Firewall
2 5 (5.75%) FTP
3 3 (3.45%) Intranet
3 3 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.45%) SAN
3 3 (3.45%) VPN
4 2 (2.30%) LAN
4 2 (2.30%) LDAP
4 2 (2.30%) MPLS
4 2 (2.30%) SSL
4 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.30%) VoIP
4 2 (2.30%) WAN
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.30%) MS Access
3 1 (1.15%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.15%) Big Data
3 1 (1.15%) Essbase
3 1 (1.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (3.45%) Protractor
2 3 (3.45%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.30%) Gradle
3 2 (2.30%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.30%) JIRA
General
1 38 (43.68%) Finance
2 18 (20.69%) Banking
3 8 (9.20%) Retail Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Legal
5 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.45%) Billing
6 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.30%) Law
7 2 (2.30%) Retail
8 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (43.68%) Analyst
2 12 (13.79%) Business Analyst
3 11 (12.64%) Developer
4 9 (10.34%) Consultant
5 5 (5.75%) Data Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Sales Support
6 4 (4.60%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) TM1 Developer
7 3 (3.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Administrator
7 3 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Resource Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) Security Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) JSON
1 5 (5.75%) Middleware
2 4 (4.60%) Ajax
2 4 (4.60%) EJB
2 4 (4.60%) J2EE
2 4 (4.60%) jQuery
2 4 (4.60%) JSP
2 4 (4.60%) Servlets
2 4 (4.60%) Spring
2 4 (4.60%) Struts
3 3 (3.45%) .NET
3 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.45%) Angular 2
3 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.45%) Entity Framework
3 3 (3.45%) Node.js
4 2 (2.30%) ISPF
4 2 (2.30%) SOAP
5 1 (1.15%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Data Structures
1 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.75%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (4.60%) Credit Risk
3 4 (4.60%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.45%) CESG
4 3 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.30%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.30%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.30%) Replication
5 2 (2.30%) SCORM
5 2 (2.30%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.15%) LIMS
6 1 (1.15%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Unix
4 2 (2.30%) AIX
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.79%) Project Management
3 11 (12.64%) ITIL
3 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (10.34%) Change Management
4 9 (10.34%) Data Analysis
4 9 (10.34%) Data Protection
4 9 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
6 7 (8.05%) Information Security
7 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.90%) Migration
7 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.75%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 5 (5.75%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (5.75%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.75%) Scrum
9 4 (4.60%) Remediation Plan
9 4 (4.60%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) Java
2 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.75%) SQL
3 4 (4.60%) VBA
4 3 (3.45%) C#
4 3 (3.45%) COBOL
4 3 (3.45%) Python
4 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.45%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.30%) JCL
5 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.30%) R
6 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) CISSP
1 6 (6.90%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.45%) CISA
3 3 (3.45%) CISM
3 3 (3.45%) GCED
3 3 (3.45%) GCFA
3 3 (3.45%) GCIA
3 3 (3.45%) GCIH
3 3 (3.45%) GIAC
3 3 (3.45%) GREM
3 3 (3.45%) GSEC
3 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.45%) CESG Infosec
2 3 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (3.45%) PMO
3 2 (2.30%) COBIT
4 1 (1.15%) GDPR
4 1 (1.15%) IFRS
4 1 (1.15%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (1.15%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.15%) Netcool
2 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) IBM
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Cisco
3 5 (5.75%) Cognos
3 5 (5.75%) VMware
4 4 (4.60%) HP
4 4 (4.60%) NetApp
4 4 (4.60%) SAP
5 3 (3.45%) BT
5 3 (3.45%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle
5 3 (3.45%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.30%) Saba
7 1 (1.15%) Citrix
7 1 (1.15%) EMC
7 1 (1.15%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.15%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (1.15%) Juniper
7 1 (1.15%) Lotus
7 1 (1.15%) Progress