Period
to 11 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 24 17
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 17 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.29% 5.41% 9.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.94% 21.54% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 10
Chester median daily rate £374 £385 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.92% +4.41% -7.81%
10th Percentile £344 £313 £279
90th Percentile £505 £488 £550
Cheshire median daily rate £423 £400 £416
% change year-on-year +5.63% -3.85% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £21.00 -

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 71 65 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 34.63% 25.10% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 53 76
Chester median daily rate £341 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.07% -8.54% +36.67%
10th Percentile £263 £233 £309
90th Percentile £499 £530 £513
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £394 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -7.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Chester median hourly rate £21.00 £15.15 £16.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.61% -7.76% -2.46%
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.00 £19.63 £17.33
% change year-on-year +7.01% +13.24% +6.94%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Chester

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Chester

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Chester over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Chester

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Chester region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (23.53%) Retail Banking
6 4 (23.53%) SAS
7 3 (17.65%) Legal
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) BT
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (11.76%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (11.76%) Business Process Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
8 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (11.76%) SAP
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) UML
8 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) Change Management
8 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing

Analytical Skills
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 4 (23.53%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (11.76%) AutoCAD
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) BGP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) OSPF
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Base SAS
1 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Retail Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Legal
5 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Commercial Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SAS Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Data Insight Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Insight Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Mindset
1 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
2 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (11.76%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) IFRS
1 1 (5.88%) IFRS 9
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) BT
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Fortinet