Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Service Analyst
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 30 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 4 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.88% 3.99% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 4.21% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Chester median daily rate £313 £347 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.94% -3.61% +10.77%
Cheshire median daily rate £158 £269 £336
% change year-on-year -41.45% -19.94% +205.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Chester median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £12.86 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% -3.45% -2.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Chester
Contract vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 206 285 288
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 94.68% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 246 179
Chester median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +17.65%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £290
90th Percentile £499 £525 £520
Cheshire median daily rate £409 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +2.19% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 28
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -18.46% -37.56%
10th Percentile £11.23 £13.25 £12.13
90th Percentile £22.40 £15.08 £35.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.52% -12.59% +5.20%

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings that featured Service Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in Chester

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in Chester

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Analyst in Chester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Analyst in Chester

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in Chester

Service Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Service Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region featuring Service Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) German Language
2 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (25.00%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (25.00%) Russian Language
2 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow

Service Analyst Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 1 (25.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) French Language
1 1 (25.00%) German Language
1 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (25.00%) Russian Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BT
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow