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 22 June 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.

Requirements Analysis
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 75 68
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.31% 0.65% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.78% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £344 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.12% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £377 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £405 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £49.46 £55.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% -10.07%  

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 529 774 855
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.18% 84.13% 84.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 562 514
Median daily rate £400 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.04% +8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 33
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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
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 Requirements Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +21 2 £344 -15.12%
Requirements Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) MSI
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) Altiris
2 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 2 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (50.00%) ThinApp
2 2 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB

Requirements 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Distribution
1 2 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Altiris