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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.37% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £120 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £298
% change year-on-year - +9.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.61 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year +23.48% -  

Trend 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 448 823 713
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.90% 83.89% 83.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 521 455
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 35
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Trend Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Warrington - 2 £120 -
Trend Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Change Management
1 7 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Lotus
2 5 (71.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (71.43%) MCP
2 5 (71.43%) IBM Notes
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) iPhone
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8

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 5 (71.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (28.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Change Management
1 7 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Lotus
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix