The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 114 87 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.06% 14.15% 18.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.18% 15.70% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 52 36
Average daily rate
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£328 £328 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £136 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 10
Average hourly rate £11.75 £10.75 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% -6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.00 £9.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.45 £50.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Analyst
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
751 554 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.60% 90.08% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 322 251
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Birmingham region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 50 (20.92%) Finance
2 45 (18.83%) Windows
2 45 (18.83%) Microsoft
3 40 (16.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (15.48%) ITIL
6 34 (14.23%) MS Office
7 33 (13.81%) Active Directory
8 29 (12.13%) Business Analysis
9 28 (11.72%) Windows 7
10 26 (10.88%) Windows XP
11 23 (9.62%) MS Excel
12 22 (9.21%) Citrix
13 21 (8.79%) Project Management
13 21 (8.79%) Banking
14 20 (8.37%) Service Management
14 20 (8.37%) Security Cleared
15 19 (7.95%) NHS
16 18 (7.53%) Legal
16 18 (7.53%) SQL Server
17 17 (7.11%) SQL
17 17 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (6.69%) Blackberry
18 16 (6.69%) SLA
18 16 (6.69%) SC Cleared
19 15 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (5.44%) CRM
20 13 (5.44%) ISEB
20 13 (5.44%) Scrum
21 12 (5.02%) Retail

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.93%) WorkSite
2 7 (2.93%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.26%) SAS
4 2 (0.84%) Lync
4 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.42%) CMS
5 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 34 (14.23%) MS Office
2 23 (9.62%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.93%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.51%) MS Project
5 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.42%) Movex
2 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.42%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.42%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.42%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.93%) VPN
2 6 (2.51%) Network Security
3 5 (2.09%) LAN
4 4 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (1.67%) Firewall
4 4 (1.67%) WAN
5 3 (1.26%) IPsec
5 3 (1.26%) VoIP
5 3 (1.26%) SAN
6 2 (0.84%) DHCP
6 2 (0.84%) DNS
7 1 (0.42%) VLAN
7 1 (0.42%) LDAP
7 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.42%) Broadband
7 1 (0.42%) 3G
7 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.42%) FCoE
7 1 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.67%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (1.67%) OLAP
8 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.84%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.84%) MS Access
9 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.42%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.42%) MySQL
10 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.42%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) JIRA
1 1 (0.42%) NUnit
1 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (20.92%) Finance
2 21 (8.79%) Banking
3 18 (7.53%) Legal
4 12 (5.02%) Retail
5 11 (4.60%) Law
6 8 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.35%) Marketing
7 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.26%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.26%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.26%) Billing
8 3 (1.26%) Electronics
9 2 (0.84%) Advertising
9 2 (0.84%) Publishing
9 2 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.84%) French Language
9 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Local Government
10 1 (0.42%) German Language
10 1 (0.42%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.09%) Web Services
2 4 (1.67%) XML
3 3 (1.26%) JSON
4 2 (0.84%) .NET
5 1 (0.42%) WinForms
5 1 (0.42%) XSLT
5 1 (0.42%) HTML
5 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.42%) SOAP
5 1 (0.42%) Middleware
5 1 (0.42%) REST
5 1 (0.42%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.95%) NHS
2 16 (6.69%) Blackberry
3 15 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.77%) CMDB
4 9 (3.77%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (2.51%) Open Source
6 3 (1.26%) Statistics
6 3 (1.26%) DTV
7 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.84%) User Experience
7 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.42%) Economics
8 1 (0.42%) PDA
8 1 (0.42%) Informatics
8 1 (0.42%) EPoS
8 1 (0.42%) PMI
8 1 (0.42%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.83%) Windows
2 28 (11.72%) Windows 7
3 26 (10.88%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.51%) Linux
5 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.84%) UNIX
7 1 (0.42%) HPUX
7 1 (0.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.42%) CentOS
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (15.48%) ITIL
4 29 (12.13%) Business Analysis
5 21 (8.79%) Project Management
6 20 (8.37%) Service Management
7 17 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (5.44%) CRM
8 13 (5.44%) Scrum
9 11 (4.60%) Incident Management
9 11 (4.60%) Migration
9 11 (4.60%) PRINCE2
9 11 (4.60%) Use Case
10 10 (4.18%) Time Management
10 10 (4.18%) User Stories
10 10 (4.18%) Data Analysis
11 8 (3.35%) Business Transformation
11 8 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (3.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (3.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.11%) SQL
2 11 (4.60%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.26%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.26%) C#
4 2 (0.84%) VBA
5 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.42%) Java
5 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.42%) Perl
5 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.69%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.44%) ISEB
4 7 (2.93%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.67%) CCNP
6 4 (1.67%) CCNA
6 4 (1.67%) Degree
7 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.84%) MCSE
9 1 (0.42%) MCSA
9 1 (0.42%) MCP
9 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.42%) PMP
9 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.69%) SLA
2 9 (3.77%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) MiFID
4 1 (0.42%) HL7
4 1 (0.42%) FATCA
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) EMIR
4 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.42%) P3O
System Software
1 33 (13.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.67%) XenApp
3 2 (0.84%) vSphere
4 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.42%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.21%) Citrix
3 10 (4.18%) Cisco
4 7 (2.93%) Progress
4 7 (2.93%) HP
5 5 (2.09%) VMware
5 5 (2.09%) SAP
6 4 (1.67%) Verint
6 4 (1.67%) Avaya
6 4 (1.67%) Remedy
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle
7 3 (1.26%) LANDesk
7 3 (1.26%) Tableau
8 2 (0.84%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.84%) F5
8 2 (0.84%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.84%) Juniper
8 2 (0.84%) Cognos
9 1 (0.42%) Omniture
9 1 (0.42%) Yahoo!
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