Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 92 93
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 8 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.60% 0.34% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.40% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 16
Cheshire median daily rate £341 £275 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -41.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £388
90th Percentile £381 £288 £475
North West median daily rate £425 £391 £425
% change year-on-year +8.63% -7.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £44.25 £53.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -16.51% +32.50% +23.08%

Requirements 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 1120 1254 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.02% 86.19% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 900 1160
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.60% +8.65%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £275
90th Percentile £619 £614 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 58
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -4.19%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 20 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
Knutsford - 2 £349 -
Warrington - 2 £344 -
Chester +9 1 £342 -
Requirements Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (25.00%) Software Packaging
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (25.00%) Altiris
4 2 (25.00%) Document Management
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) MSI
4 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) ThinApp
4 2 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Task Automation

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 (25.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Management Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (25.00%) Document Management
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Altiris
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft