The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Analyst
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 80 67
Rank change year-on-year +34 -13  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.76% 0.10% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.11% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £388 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £315 £263
% change year-on-year +15.87% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +11.53% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 504 893 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.64% 92.54% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 568 474
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 59
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -37.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £32.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Infrastructure Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Analyst in Cheshire

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Analyst in Cheshire

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Analyst in Cheshire

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Infrastructure Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) CISA
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) CRISC
3 3 (33.33%) Internal Audit
3 3 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) AIX

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Internal Audit
2 3 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISA
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) CRISC
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory