Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Support Analyst was £193 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Infrastructure Support Analyst
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 95 113
Rank change year-on-year +8 +18 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.30% 0.28% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.29% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Cheshire median daily rate £193 £140 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +27.27% -
North West median daily rate £170 £140 £110
% change year-on-year +21.43% +27.27% -40.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1270 1359 1985
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 93.85% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 983 1321
Cheshire median daily rate £408 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £265
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 48 85
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.93 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.93% -11.34% +4.21%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.10
90th Percentile £34.20 £27.63 £34.80
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.11 £20.50
% change year-on-year +10.14% -21.43% +28.13%

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Analyst in Cheshire

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Support Analyst in Cheshire

Infrastructure Support Analyst
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 Infrastructure Support Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 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 +14 2 £155 +10.71%
Chester - 1 £225 -
Infrastructure Support Analyst
North West

Infrastructure Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Infrastructure Support 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

Infrastructure Support Analyst Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) HP