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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 102 131 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.22% 21.41% 14.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.29% 23.27% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 83 50
Average daily rate £344 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £123 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £413 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £11.11 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.74 £16.40 £13.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
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
626 563 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.43% 91.99% 89.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 343 296
Average daily rate £363 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £202 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.98 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.55 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 65 (32.99%) Finance
2 34 (17.26%) ITIL
3 32 (16.24%) MS Office
3 32 (16.24%) Active Directory
4 31 (15.74%) Microsoft
4 31 (15.74%) Windows
4 31 (15.74%) Banking
5 25 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (11.68%) SQL
6 23 (11.68%) Citrix
7 22 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (11.17%) Business Analysis
8 21 (10.66%) MS Excel
9 20 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (10.15%) Windows 7
10 19 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (9.64%) Blackberry
10 19 (9.64%) Windows XP
11 18 (9.14%) Change Management
11 18 (9.14%) Legal
12 14 (7.11%) Law
12 14 (7.11%) iManage
13 13 (6.60%) Retail
14 12 (6.09%) Migration
14 12 (6.09%) Test Scripting
14 12 (6.09%) Security Cleared
15 11 (5.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (5.58%) ITSM
15 11 (5.58%) SharePoint
15 11 (5.58%) SLA

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (5.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.54%) IBM Notes
2 5 (2.54%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (2.03%) CMS
3 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.52%) SAS
4 3 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.02%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.51%) Confluence
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.51%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (16.24%) MS Office
2 21 (10.66%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.02%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.02%) MS Project
6 1 (0.51%) InDesign
6 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) INSURE/90
2 3 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.52%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) HFM
4 1 (0.51%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.51%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.51%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.05%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.51%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.03%) Wireless
2 3 (1.52%) Internet
2 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.52%) VPN
3 2 (1.02%) Intranet
3 2 (1.02%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.51%) DHCP
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) LAN
4 1 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.51%) WAN
4 1 (0.51%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.51%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.51%) Big Data
4 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.51%) MS Access
4 1 (0.51%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.51%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Selenium
2 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.02%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA
4 1 (0.51%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.51%) Moq
4 1 (0.51%) PVCS
4 1 (0.51%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.51%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.51%) TestDirector
General
1 65 (32.99%) Finance
2 31 (15.74%) Banking
3 18 (9.14%) Legal
4 14 (7.11%) Law
5 13 (6.60%) Retail
6 8 (4.06%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.54%) Front Office
8 4 (2.03%) Back Office
8 4 (2.03%) Billing
8 4 (2.03%) German Language
8 4 (2.03%) Marketing
9 2 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.02%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.54%) .NET
2 3 (1.52%) HTML
2 3 (1.52%) XML
3 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.51%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (0.51%) CSS
4 1 (0.51%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.51%) jQuery
4 1 (0.51%) JSON
4 1 (0.51%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.51%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.64%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.05%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.54%) Derivative
4 5 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.03%) AS400
5 4 (2.03%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.03%) Fintech
5 4 (2.03%) iSeries
5 4 (2.03%) NHS
6 3 (1.52%) Equities
6 3 (1.52%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.52%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.52%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.02%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.02%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.74%) Windows
2 20 (10.15%) Windows 7
3 19 (9.64%) Windows XP
4 5 (2.54%) Unix
5 4 (2.03%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.26%) ITIL
2 22 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (11.17%) Business Analysis
3 20 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (9.14%) Change Management
6 12 (6.09%) Migration
6 12 (6.09%) Test Scripting
7 11 (5.58%) ITSM
7 11 (5.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (5.08%) Project Management
8 10 (5.08%) Service Management
9 9 (4.57%) Business Process Mapping
10 8 (4.06%) Functional Testing
10 8 (4.06%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.06%) Workflow
11 7 (3.55%) Six Sigma
11 7 (3.55%) Time Management
12 6 (3.05%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.68%) SQL
2 10 (5.08%) Java
3 5 (2.54%) Perl
4 4 (2.03%) RPG
4 4 (2.03%) RPG IV
4 4 (2.03%) RPG/400
5 2 (1.02%) C#
5 2 (1.02%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.51%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.51%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.51%) C
6 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.51%) Python
6 1 (0.51%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (4.57%) ISEB
4 8 (4.06%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.05%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.52%) Degree
8 2 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.02%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.51%) MCDST
9 1 (0.51%) MCP
9 1 (0.51%) MCSE
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) SLA
2 9 (4.57%) QA
3 2 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) FATCA
4 1 (0.51%) MiFID
4 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (16.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.68%) Citrix
3 14 (7.11%) iManage
4 10 (5.08%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.54%) Lotus
5 5 (2.54%) Oracle
6 4 (2.03%) Adobe
6 4 (2.03%) HP
7 3 (1.52%) Cisco
7 3 (1.52%) IBM
7 3 (1.52%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.52%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.52%) VMware
8 2 (1.02%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.02%) SAP
8 2 (1.02%) Symantec
9 1 (0.51%) Dell
9 1 (0.51%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.51%) Remedy
9 1 (0.51%) SunGard
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