Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 14 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 12 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.25% 7.27% 5.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.19% 22.86% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 9
Chester median daily rate £383 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.08% -2.00% -25.04%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £251
90th Percentile £406 £476 £555
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £370 £421
% change year-on-year +14.86% -12.01% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Chester median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £21.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year - -63.48% +255.82%

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 79 70 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 41.15% 31.82% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 54 65
Chester median daily rate £350 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% -14.12% +13.26%
10th Percentile £259 £222 £255
90th Percentile £402 £525 £516
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.84% +41.03% -3.33%
10th Percentile £24.08 £15.45 £13.48
90th Percentile £36.38 £35.67 £27.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 £20.75 £17.33
% change year-on-year +30.12% +19.73% +3.96%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Base SAS
4 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (16.67%) AutoCAD
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) SAS
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VBA
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET

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 2 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (16.67%) AutoCAD
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Base SAS
1 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
1 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
1 2 (16.67%) MVC
1 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
1 2 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (16.67%) UML
1 2 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (8.33%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Security Management
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISA
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) BT