Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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.

Senior Analyst
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 77 78
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 8 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.68% 0.96% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.00% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 11
Cheshire median daily rate £475 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% +5.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £410 £325 £313
90th Percentile £560 £545 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £423 £420
% change year-on-year +0.59% +0.60% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £53.00 -

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 1,125 1,204 1,221
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 96.09% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 849 865
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £213
90th Percentile £569 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 56 61
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -5.00% -13.44%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £37.50 £28.75
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.74 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.74% +1.37% -17.84%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in Cheshire

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in Cheshire

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in Cheshire

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in Cheshire

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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 +1 3 £475 -10.38%
Crewe - 2 £450 -
Widnes +1 1 £450 +28.57%
Macclesfield -3 1 £550 +30.95% 1
Senior Analyst
North West

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Senior Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) API Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Identification
4 1 (12.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 1 (12.50%) Community of Practice
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching

Senior 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) API Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Community of Practice
3 1 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Identification
3 1 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)