The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Analyst
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 20 5
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 17 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 21.25% 4.17% 18.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.37% 4.62% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 11
Median daily rate £395 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.22% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £354 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.55 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.34% +3.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76 65 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 95.00% 90.28% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 58
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Knutsford

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Knutsford

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Knutsford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Knutsford

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Knutsford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Knutsford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (72.00%) Banking
2 15 (60.00%) Finance
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) User Stories
5 4 (16.00%) AIX
6 3 (12.00%) Unix
6 3 (12.00%) Linux
6 3 (12.00%) Veritas
6 3 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Retail
7 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
7 2 (8.00%) JIRA
7 2 (8.00%) Confluence
7 2 (8.00%) Kanban
7 2 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) TDD
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (8.00%) IT Audit
8 1 (4.00%) Fintech

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 (8.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
1 1 (4.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 18 (72.00%) Banking
2 15 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Fintech
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) AIX
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.00%) User Stories
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) IT Audit
5 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (8.00%) Kanban
5 2 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) JCL
1 1 (4.00%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.00%) RACF
2 1 (4.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Veritas
2 1 (4.00%) IBM