Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 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.

Business Analysis
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 23 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 4 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.06% 2.73% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 3.39% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Chester median daily rate £362 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.18% -13.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £342 £361 £343
90th Percentile £391 £474 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Chester median hourly rate - £35.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.28% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £42.48 £25.50
% change year-on-year -17.60% +66.60% -38.93%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 162 177 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 83.51% 80.45% 86.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 152 169
Chester median daily rate £350 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -1.23% +4.52%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £258
90th Percentile £459 £490 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 23
Chester median hourly rate £20.25 £23.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.74% +5.56% -18.18%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.20 £15.18
90th Percentile £37.25 £41.00 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -9.52% +18.18% -21.02%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Chester

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Chester

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis 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 Business Analysis.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Base SAS
2 2 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Business Analysis
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 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Base SAS
1 2 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SAS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft