The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

System Analyst
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 81 68
Rank change year-on-year +39 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 16 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.50% 0.11% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 0.12% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +11.49% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £22.50 £19.45
% change year-on-year -46.97% +15.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 605 868 947
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.53% 94.35% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 627 569
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 49
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -4.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.40 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Systems Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in Cheshire

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in Cheshire

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in Cheshire

Systems 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 Systems Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 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 +18 4 £450 +33.33% 1
Knutsford - 3 £400 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £350 -
Systems Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Systems 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 Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (36.00%) Unix
2 8 (32.00%) AIX
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
2 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (28.00%) Veritas
4 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
6 3 (12.00%) Mingle
6 3 (12.00%) User Stories
6 3 (12.00%) Trello
6 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (12.00%) Data Lineage
6 3 (12.00%) Use Case
6 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (12.00%) Kanban
6 3 (12.00%) SAS
6 3 (12.00%) SLA
6 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 3 (12.00%) UML
6 3 (12.00%) SAP
6 3 (12.00%) DataStage
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (8.00%) Data Mining

Systems 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 3 (12.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Mingle
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) DataStage
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (32.00%) Banking
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Unix
2 8 (32.00%) AIX
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (12.00%) Data Lineage
2 3 (12.00%) Kanban
2 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.00%) UML
2 3 (12.00%) Use Case
2 3 (12.00%) User Stories
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) Data Strategy
3 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Scrum
3 2 (8.00%) SDLC
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) BPMN
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (8.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Veritas
2 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (8.00%) Workday
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat