Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Business Analysis
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 45 56
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 -22
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 36 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.85% 3.55% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 4.31% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 41
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -
10th Percentile £319 £336 £283
90th Percentile £540 £471 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £80.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% - -
North West median hourly rate £46.10 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -7.81% +11.11% -5.04%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,111 1,020 1,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 87.90% 82.39% 87.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 710 1,079
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £540 £531 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 44 33
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -1.90%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.63 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.50 £52.00 £38.35
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -27.66%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Cheshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Cheshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Cheshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Cheshire

Business Analysis
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 Business Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Crewe -9 9 £425 +6.25% 2
Warrington -5 6 £438 +12.90% 1
Macclesfield 0 4 £463 +10.12% 1
Knutsford -10 3 - - 1
Chester -6 2 £545 +28.24% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £425 - 1
Widnes - 1 £425 -
Wilmslow - 1 £300 - 1
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis 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 Business Analysis.

1 11 (30.56%) Project Management
2 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (22.22%) CRM
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle
5 7 (19.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (19.44%) User Experience
6 6 (16.67%) .NET
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.89%) Workflow
7 5 (13.89%) C#
7 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
7 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 4 (11.11%) Talend
8 4 (11.11%) GitHub
8 4 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (11.11%) Business Process Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (11.11%) Taxonomies
8 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
8 4 (11.11%) XML

Business Analysis
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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.78%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) GitHub
3 3 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.56%) Office 365
5 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) EDRMS
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.56%) JMeter
1 2 (5.56%) JUnit
1 2 (5.56%) Maven
1 2 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) Rational Rose
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Analyst
2 18 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) WCF
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) HTML
6 1 (2.78%) Middleware
6 1 (2.78%) REST
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Taxonomies
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) NHS
4 2 (5.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Project Management
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) CRM
4 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.89%) Workflow
6 4 (11.11%) Business Process Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (11.11%) ERP
6 4 (11.11%) ETL
6 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 3 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (8.33%) Case Management
7 3 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (8.33%) Prototyping
7 3 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Python
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CEH
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PMO
2 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Hyperion
2 4 (11.11%) SAP
2 4 (11.11%) Talend
3 1 (2.78%) Casewise
3 1 (2.78%) TSYS