Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 17 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22 -24
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 15 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.22% 8.37% 4.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.81% 26.25% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 13
Chester median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £320 £350 £345
90th Percentile £438 £505 £474
Cheshire median daily rate £393 £398 £400
% change year-on-year -1.26% -0.63% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £11.20 £44.95 £21.00
% change year-on-year -75.09% +114.05% +42.37%

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 63 80 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 26.14% 31.87% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 67 75
Chester median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £273 £263
90th Percentile £475 £513 £479
Cheshire median daily rate £376 £377 £401
% change year-on-year -0.27% -6.17% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Chester median hourly rate £16.24 £15.15 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.19% -27.86% +24.70%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.40 £18.14
90th Percentile £32.25 £18.21 £36.88
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +24.70%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Change Management
3 7 (46.67%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) F5
4 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 5 (33.33%) ProxySG
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (26.67%) DMZ
5 4 (26.67%) Service Management
6 3 (20.00%) ITSM
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) OSPF
6 3 (20.00%) BGP
6 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus

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 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) DMZ
3 3 (20.00%) BGP
3 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) OSPF
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) Multicast
5 1 (6.67%) NAS
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Gradle
1 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Security Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Data Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) Guice
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (20.00%) ITSM
4 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
6 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Statistics
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) F5
1 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 5 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (13.33%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) Talend
3 1 (6.67%) Vertica