Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 28 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 8 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.86% 3.08% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 3.65% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Chester median daily rate £374 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.94% +24.14% -36.96%
10th Percentile £342 £351 £356
90th Percentile £450 £483 £369
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +8.39% -6.06% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Chester median hourly rate - - £25.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £25.50

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 167 219 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 80.68% 84.23% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 195 175
Chester median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £215 £235 £306
90th Percentile £505 £489 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 19
Chester median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -22.22% -18.18%
10th Percentile £13.00 £17.50 £12.87
90th Percentile £35.00 £17.50 £34.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.84 £20.14 £17.77
% change year-on-year -21.36% +13.35% -3.95%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Chester over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis 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 Business Analysis.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
4 2 (25.00%) GDPR
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) SAS
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) DataStage
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
5 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database

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 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) DataStage
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Business Integration Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) DataStage Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle