Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 6 months to 23 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.

Analyst
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 8 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 22 9 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 13.10% 10.47% 16.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.92% 12.50% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 36
Knutsford median daily rate £370 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -4.48% +32.31%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £297
90th Percentile £403 £474 £500
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Knutsford median hourly rate - £9.00 £9.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.92 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% - -6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. 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
Knutsford
Contract vacancies in Knutsford with a recognized job title 158 72 219
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.05% 83.72% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 50 169
Knutsford median daily rate £386 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -5.33% +2.99%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £277
90th Percentile £488 £464 £493
Cheshire median daily rate £408 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +1.88% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Knutsford median hourly rate £70.00 £9.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +677.78% -42.93% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £16.84
% change year-on-year -12.52% -11.76% +4.21%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 November 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 12 (54.55%) Finance
1 12 (54.55%) Banking
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) User Stories
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Billing
7 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.64%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
8 2 (9.09%) CyberArk
8 2 (9.09%) Privileged Access Management
8 2 (9.09%) PowerBroker
8 2 (9.09%) PMO
8 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 2 (9.09%) Confluence
8 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
8 2 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
8 2 (9.09%) Change Management
8 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL
8 2 (9.09%) Windows
8 2 (9.09%) AIX
8 2 (9.09%) Linux
8 2 (9.09%) JBoss

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 (9.09%) Confluence
1 2 (9.09%) JBoss
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 12 (54.55%) Banking
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Billing
3 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) AIX
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) User Stories
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) PowerBroker
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) CyberArk
1 2 (9.09%) IBM
1 2 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) Hyperion
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow