Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Trend Analysis
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 90 112
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22 -24
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 0.48% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.56% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Cheshire median daily rate £130 £120 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
North West median daily rate £300 £120 £475
% change year-on-year +150.00% -74.74% +375.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £30.00 - -

Trend 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%

Trend Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Trend Analysis in Cheshire

Trend Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Trend Analysis in Cheshire

Trend Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Trend Analysis in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Trend Analysis in Cheshire

Trend Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Trend Analysis in Cheshire

Trend 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 Trend 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
Warrington +15 4 £120 -
Chester - 1 £250 -
Trend Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Trend 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 Trend Analysis.

1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Proactive Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Lotus
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (20.00%) Gantt Chart
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

Trend 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (40.00%) Proactive Management
4 1 (20.00%) Gantt Chart
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus