The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Requirements Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Analysis
North West / Cheshire
Rank 53 77 66
Rank change year-on-year +24 -11  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.41% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.49% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £295 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.48% +6.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £41.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.33% +6.41%  

Requirements Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 455 814 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.57% 84.27% 83.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 511 440
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 33
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Requirements Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Analysis in Cheshire

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in Cheshire

Requirements Analysis
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis 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 Requirements Analysis.

1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Requirements Analysis
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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft