The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Systems Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 24 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.

Systems Analysis
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 81 78
Rank change year-on-year +30 -3  
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.95% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.13% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.23 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.36 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.57% -23.52%  

Systems 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 528 771 846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.68% 83.90% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 561 505
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
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 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 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 £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Systems Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analysis in Cheshire

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analysis in Cheshire

Systems Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analysis in Cheshire

Systems 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 Systems Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Chester - 2 £388 - 1
Systems Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Systems 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 Systems Analysis.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Mingle
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Trello
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 2 (28.57%) Data Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS

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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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Trello
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Strategy
1 2 (28.57%) Kanban
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) UML
1 2 (28.57%) Use Case
1 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec