The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 30 March 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.

Analyst
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 18 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 16.98% 16.77% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.37% 17.69% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 16
Median daily rate £365 £294 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -27.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £431 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.60 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.73% +0.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 98 147 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 92.45% 94.84% 97.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 102 120
Median daily rate £375 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 24
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.70% -38.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Chester

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Chester

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Chester over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Chester

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Chester

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Chester region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) Banking
3 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (22.22%) SAS
5 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
5 7 (19.44%) ISEB
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.67%) MS Office
7 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.89%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
7 5 (13.89%) Data Privacy
8 4 (11.11%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (11.11%) Russian Language
8 4 (11.11%) Spanish Language
8 4 (11.11%) French Language
8 4 (11.11%) German Language
8 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) SQL
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management
9 3 (8.33%) Dutch Language
9 3 (8.33%) Italian Language
9 3 (8.33%) PMO
9 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Time Management
9 3 (8.33%) Analytics
10 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
10 2 (5.56%) QA

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 8 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
3 6 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JMeter
1 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
1 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) French Language
3 4 (11.11%) German Language
3 4 (11.11%) Portuguese Language
3 4 (11.11%) Russian Language
3 4 (11.11%) Spanish Language
4 3 (8.33%) Dutch Language
4 3 (8.33%) Italian Language
5 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Local Government
5 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.56%) Retail
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) JSON
1 1 (2.78%) RESTful
1 1 (2.78%) SOAP
1 1 (2.78%) Swagger
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.56%) Equities
4 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
1 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
1 5 (13.89%) Data Privacy
1 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
1 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 3 (8.33%) Analytics
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) Time Management
3 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.78%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PMO
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Telerik
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