Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £158 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 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.

Service Analyst
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 72 59
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 19 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.42% 1.77% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.89% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 20
Cheshire median daily rate £158 £269 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.45% -13.23% +181.82%
10th Percentile £120 £120 £110
90th Percentile £313 £500 £458
North West median daily rate £145 £175 £174
% change year-on-year -17.14% +0.72% +39.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £12.86 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.18% - -5.47%
10th Percentile £11.79 £13.25 £9.50
90th Percentile £13.79 £14.95 £17.36
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +16.67%

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 1275 1376 1963
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 93.92% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 996 1304
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £256 £234 £266
90th Percentile £621 £600 £588
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 85
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -11.76% +4.21%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.10
90th Percentile £34.00 £27.63 £34.80
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in Cheshire

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in Cheshire

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Analyst in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Analyst in Cheshire

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in Cheshire

Service 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 Service Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 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 +16 10 £148 +22.92% 1
Chester +4 4 £313 -9.94%
Knutsford - 1 - -
Daresbury - 1 - -
Service Analyst
North West

Service Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Service 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 Service Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) SLA
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (21.05%) Line Management
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) CRM
4 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) Service Design
6 2 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (10.53%) SMS
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) Legal
7 1 (5.26%) Publishing

Service 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SMS
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Dutch Language
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
2 1 (5.26%) German Language
2 1 (5.26%) Italian Language
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Russian Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Derivative
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) CRM
2 4 (21.05%) Line Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Design
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.26%) BT
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Lotus
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy