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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 121 76 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.00% 13.43% 17.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.97% 15.42% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 48 34
Average daily rate
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£333 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £132 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £436 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £11.75 £10.00 £11.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £9.60 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £15.20 £21.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
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
577 493 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.58% 87.10% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 299 250
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 45
Average hourly rate £13.87 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.58% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.44 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 57 (21.19%) Finance
2 52 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (17.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (15.99%) Microsoft
5 42 (15.61%) Windows
6 38 (14.13%) MS Office
6 38 (14.13%) ITIL
7 35 (13.01%) Business Analysis
8 31 (11.52%) Banking
9 30 (11.15%) Active Directory
10 27 (10.04%) Citrix
10 27 (10.04%) Windows 7
11 25 (9.29%) Windows XP
11 25 (9.29%) Security Cleared
12 24 (8.92%) MS Excel
13 23 (8.55%) Scrum
14 21 (7.81%) Blackberry
15 20 (7.43%) SC Cleared
16 19 (7.06%) NHS
17 17 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (5.95%) Incident Management
19 15 (5.58%) Legal
19 15 (5.58%) SQL Server
19 15 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (5.20%) Coaching
20 14 (5.20%) Use Case
20 14 (5.20%) Kanban
20 14 (5.20%) SQL
20 14 (5.20%) Web Services
20 14 (5.20%) PRINCE2

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.97%) SAS
3 6 (2.23%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.23%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.86%) WorkSite
5 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.37%) Confluence
6 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (14.13%) MS Office
2 24 (8.92%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.72%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.49%) MS Project
6 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.37%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.37%) Movex
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.97%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.23%) Network Security
3 4 (1.49%) VoIP
4 3 (1.12%) LAN
4 3 (1.12%) WAN
5 2 (0.74%) CTI
5 2 (0.74%) SAN
5 2 (0.74%) DHCP
5 2 (0.74%) DNS
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.37%) VPN
6 1 (0.37%) IPsec
6 1 (0.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (2.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (1.86%) Base SAS
6 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.74%) QlikView
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.37%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.37%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.37%) MySQL
9 1 (0.37%) OLAP
9 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.74%) JIRA
1 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.37%) Selenium
2 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.37%) NUnit
General
1 57 (21.19%) Finance
2 31 (11.52%) Banking
3 15 (5.58%) Legal
4 11 (4.09%) Retail
4 11 (4.09%) Law
5 9 (3.35%) Marketing
6 7 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.60%) Back Office
7 6 (2.23%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.49%) Billing
8 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.12%) Electronics
9 3 (1.12%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.74%) French Language
10 2 (0.74%) Publishing
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Automotive
11 1 (0.37%) German Language
11 1 (0.37%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.20%) Web Services
2 4 (1.49%) .NET
3 2 (0.74%) Middleware
3 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.74%) XML
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.37%) Itk
4 1 (0.37%) REST
4 1 (0.37%) WinForms
4 1 (0.37%) JSON
4 1 (0.37%) XSLT
4 1 (0.37%) SOAP
4 1 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.81%) Blackberry
2 19 (7.06%) NHS
3 15 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.83%) Open Source
5 5 (1.86%) CMDB
6 4 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.12%) Statistics
7 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.74%) DTV
8 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.74%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.74%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.37%) DataPower
9 1 (0.37%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.37%) Economics
9 1 (0.37%) Informatics
9 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.37%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 42 (15.61%) Windows
2 27 (10.04%) Windows 7
3 25 (9.29%) Windows XP
4 7 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.74%) Linux
6 2 (0.74%) UNIX
6 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.37%) HPUX
7 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (14.13%) ITIL
4 35 (13.01%) Business Analysis
5 23 (8.55%) Scrum
6 17 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (5.95%) Incident Management
8 14 (5.20%) Coaching
8 14 (5.20%) Use Case
8 14 (5.20%) Kanban
8 14 (5.20%) PRINCE2
8 14 (5.20%) Project Management
9 13 (4.83%) User Stories
10 12 (4.46%) Migration
10 12 (4.46%) Data Analysis
11 11 (4.09%) Service Management
11 11 (4.09%) ITSM
11 11 (4.09%) Business Transformation
12 10 (3.72%) Workflow
13 8 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.20%) SQL
2 8 (2.97%) Java
3 6 (2.23%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.49%) VBA
4 4 (1.49%) C#
5 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.37%) Perl
6 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.43%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.09%) ISEB
4 4 (1.49%) Degree
5 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.74%) CCNP
6 2 (0.74%) MCSE
6 2 (0.74%) VCP4
7 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.37%) MCP
7 1 (0.37%) MCSA
7 1 (0.37%) CCNA
7 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PMP
7 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.09%) QA
2 9 (3.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) HL7
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) P3O
3 1 (0.37%) EMIR
3 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.37%) FATCA
3 1 (0.37%) MiFID
System Software
1 30 (11.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.86%) XenApp
4 4 (1.49%) vSphere
5 1 (0.37%) KVM
5 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (15.99%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.04%) Citrix
3 11 (4.09%) Remedy
4 9 (3.35%) Cisco
5 8 (2.97%) SAP
5 8 (2.97%) VMware
6 7 (2.60%) Verint
6 7 (2.60%) Lotus
6 7 (2.60%) Avaya
7 6 (2.23%) Symantec
7 6 (2.23%) Oracle
8 5 (1.86%) Progress
8 5 (1.86%) HP
9 2 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.74%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.74%) AppSense
10 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.37%) F5
10 1 (0.37%) Tableau
10 1 (0.37%) Cincom
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