Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 23 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +10
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 73 79 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.26% 6.31% 7.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.45% 22.38% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 54 66
Cheshire median daily rate £313 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +9.68% -8.82%
10th Percentile £157 £246 £121
90th Percentile £488 £518 £669
North West median daily rate £380 £428 £388
% change year-on-year -11.11% +10.32% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £34.00 - £21.00
North West median hourly rate £24.60 £22.06 £14.50
% change year-on-year +11.50% +52.16% -27.50%

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 276 353 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 23.67% 28.19% 34.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 256 303
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% -8.82%
10th Percentile £204 £209 £173
90th Percentile £525 £575 £658
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 18
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.25 £27.00 £19.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.70% +37.46% +13.34%
10th Percentile £13.45 £18.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £45.38 £48.63
North West median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +31.25% -8.57%

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 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 £360 -0.69% 4
Warrington +1 19 £306 -30.00% 7
Chester +5 14 £221 -39.38% 4
Macclesfield +1 4 £575 +36.90% 1
Crewe -14 3 £80 -78.67% 5
Ellesmere Port - 2 £300 -
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.66%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (20.55%) Banking
4 15 (20.55%) Risk Management
4 15 (20.55%) Windows
5 13 (17.81%) SQL
5 13 (17.81%) Project Management
5 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (16.44%) SDLC
7 11 (15.07%) ITIL
7 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
7 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (13.70%) Office 365
8 10 (13.70%) Degree
8 10 (13.70%) Investment Banking
8 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (13.70%) Windows 10
9 9 (12.33%) Decision-Making
9 9 (12.33%) Scrum
9 9 (12.33%) Business Transformation
10 8 (10.96%) Wealth Management
10 8 (10.96%) Law
10 8 (10.96%) Service Management
10 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
10 8 (10.96%) Business Process Modelling
10 8 (10.96%) User Experience
11 7 (9.59%) Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (9.59%) Swim Lanes
11 7 (9.59%) Scenario Testing

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 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.85%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.11%) JBoss
4 3 (4.11%) Jetty
5 2 (2.74%) SAS
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (9.59%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (5.48%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.74%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.74%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (13.70%) Office 365
3 6 (8.22%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.48%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (2.74%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.74%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.74%) Yarn
6 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) DNS
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) Intranet
2 2 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (2.74%) VoIP
2 2 (2.74%) VPN
3 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) OSPF
3 1 (1.37%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (5.48%) Amazon Athena
3 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.11%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.74%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.74%) MySQL
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.74%) QlikView
5 2 (2.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.37%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.37%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.48%) Gradle
1 4 (5.48%) IntelliJ
1 4 (5.48%) Maven
2 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.11%) NetBeans
2 3 (4.11%) Zephyr
3 2 (2.74%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.74%) Grunt
3 2 (2.74%) gulp
3 2 (2.74%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (2.74%) Mocha
3 2 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.74%) Plastic SCM
3 2 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.37%) Ant
4 1 (1.37%) CA Release Automation
General
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 15 (20.55%) Banking
3 10 (13.70%) Investment Banking
4 8 (10.96%) Law
5 4 (5.48%) Marketing
6 3 (4.11%) Local Government
6 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.74%) Retail
7 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.37%) Back Office
8 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Business Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Developer
4 4 (5.48%) Designer
4 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
4 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
4 4 (5.48%) Service Analyst
4 4 (5.48%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (5.48%) Tester
4 4 (5.48%) UX Designer
5 3 (4.11%) Due Diligence Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Manual Tester
5 3 (4.11%) Project Officer
5 3 (4.11%) Project Support Officer
5 3 (4.11%) Release Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Senior Project Officer
5 3 (4.11%) Senior Project Support Officer
5 3 (4.11%) Supplier Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Support Officer
5 3 (4.11%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) JSON
1 5 (6.85%) SOAP
1 5 (6.85%) XML
2 4 (5.48%) CSS
2 4 (5.48%) HTML
2 4 (5.48%) REST
3 3 (4.11%) Java EE
3 3 (4.11%) JMS
3 3 (4.11%) JSP
3 3 (4.11%) Web Services
4 2 (2.74%) .NET
4 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.74%) Ajax
4 2 (2.74%) Chai
4 2 (2.74%) CSS3
4 2 (2.74%) HTML5
4 2 (2.74%) jQuery
4 2 (2.74%) Node.js
4 2 (2.74%) React
4 2 (2.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) User Experience
2 6 (8.22%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.85%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.74%) Handset
6 2 (2.74%) Pricing Data
6 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.74%) Android
4 2 (2.74%) Linux
4 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.66%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (20.55%) Risk Management
4 13 (17.81%) Project Management
4 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (16.44%) SDLC
6 11 (15.07%) ITIL
7 9 (12.33%) Business Transformation
7 9 (12.33%) Decision-Making
7 9 (12.33%) Scrum
8 8 (10.96%) Business Process Modelling
8 8 (10.96%) Service Management
8 8 (10.96%) Wealth Management
9 7 (9.59%) BPMN
9 7 (9.59%) Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (9.59%) Scenario Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Swim Lanes
10 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) Java
3 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.74%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) SAS Macro
4 2 (2.74%) VBA
5 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) MCP
2 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) CISM
4 3 (4.11%) CISSP
4 3 (4.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.74%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.74%) SAS Certification
6 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) QA
3 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.37%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.85%) Lotus
3 3 (4.11%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.74%) Adobe
4 2 (2.74%) Apple
4 2 (2.74%) Avaya
4 2 (2.74%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) Talend
4 2 (2.74%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) McAfee
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.37%) Sybase
5 1 (1.37%) Symantec