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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 135 107 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.46% 15.90% 22.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.96% 17.29% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 71 98
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.75 £11.15 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.31% -28.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.40 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £11.66 £19.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.83%
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
712 619 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.11% 91.98% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 391 358
Average daily rate £350 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 25 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.98 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 59 (25.65%) Finance
2 54 (23.48%) Microsoft
3 35 (15.22%) Windows
4 31 (13.48%) SQL
4 31 (13.48%) MS Excel
5 30 (13.04%) MS Office
5 30 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 25 (10.87%) Banking
6 25 (10.87%) ITIL
6 25 (10.87%) SQL Server
7 24 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (10.43%) Windows 7
8 23 (10.00%) Workflow
9 22 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (8.70%) Windows XP
11 19 (8.26%) Active Directory
12 18 (7.83%) SharePoint
12 18 (7.83%) Degree
13 17 (7.39%) Use Case
13 17 (7.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (7.39%) Security Cleared
14 16 (6.96%) Oracle
14 16 (6.96%) Project Management
15 15 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (6.09%) MS Visio
16 14 (6.09%) PRINCE2
17 13 (5.65%) UML
17 13 (5.65%) ISEB
17 13 (5.65%) Citrix

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 18 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.61%) SAS
4 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.87%) Confluence
5 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.87%) WorkSite
5 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.87%) CMS
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.43%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 30 (13.04%) MS Office
3 14 (6.09%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.48%) MS Project
5 5 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.61%) SAP HR
2 4 (1.74%) Agresso
2 4 (1.74%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (1.74%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (1.30%) CA Clarity
3 3 (1.30%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.87%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.87%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.87%) Maximo
4 2 (0.87%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.04%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.61%) LAN
2 6 (2.61%) WAN
3 5 (2.17%) DHCP
4 4 (1.74%) DNS
4 4 (1.74%) SAN
5 3 (1.30%) VoIP
6 2 (0.87%) Firewall
6 2 (0.87%) Wireless
7 1 (0.43%) Broadband
7 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.43%) FTP
7 1 (0.43%) 3G
7 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (7.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.61%) OLAP
7 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.30%) Base SAS
8 3 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (1.30%) MS Access
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.43%) ZAP BI
10 1 (0.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.43%) Big Data
10 1 (0.43%) QlikView
10 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.43%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) Selenium
3 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.43%) ERwin
3 1 (0.43%) WebSpeed
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 59 (25.65%) Finance
2 25 (10.87%) Banking
3 11 (4.78%) Retail
4 8 (3.48%) Legal
5 7 (3.04%) Back Office
5 7 (3.04%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.61%) Billing
6 6 (2.61%) Marketing
7 3 (1.30%) Law
8 2 (0.87%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.87%) .NET
1 2 (0.87%) XML
2 1 (0.43%) Mason
2 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.43%) CSS
2 1 (0.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.48%) Client/Server
2 7 (3.04%) NHS
2 7 (3.04%) Blackberry
2 7 (3.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.74%) PMI
5 3 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.30%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.87%) EFT
6 2 (0.87%) Clustering
6 2 (0.87%) Equities
6 2 (0.87%) PDA
6 2 (0.87%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.87%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.43%) CMDB
7 1 (0.43%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.22%) Windows
2 24 (10.43%) Windows 7
3 20 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.04%) Linux
6 6 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.30%) UNIX
8 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.87%) HPUX
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.43%) Android
9 1 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.04%) Business Analysis
2 25 (10.87%) ITIL
3 24 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (10.00%) Workflow
5 22 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (7.39%) Use Case
7 16 (6.96%) Project Management
8 14 (6.09%) PRINCE2
9 13 (5.65%) UML
10 12 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (4.78%) Migration
11 11 (4.78%) Risk Management
11 11 (4.78%) E-Discovery
12 10 (4.35%) Test Scripting
12 10 (4.35%) Time Management
12 10 (4.35%) Data Analysis
13 9 (3.91%) E-Commerce
13 9 (3.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (3.91%) Analytics
14 8 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.48%) SQL
2 6 (2.61%) T-SQL
3 5 (2.17%) VBA
3 5 (2.17%) Java
4 4 (1.74%) C
5 3 (1.30%) C#
6 2 (0.87%) C++
6 2 (0.87%) VB
6 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.83%) Degree
2 17 (7.39%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.65%) ISEB
4 12 (5.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.74%) PMP
5 4 (1.74%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.30%) ACCA
6 3 (1.30%) CISM
6 3 (1.30%) CIMA
6 3 (1.30%) CISSP
7 2 (0.87%) MCITP
7 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.87%) IIBA
7 2 (0.87%) CBAP
7 2 (0.87%) MCSE
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.22%) QA
2 7 (3.04%) SLA
3 4 (1.74%) P3O
4 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.61%) XenApp
3 4 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.30%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (5.22%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.17%) SCCM
3 4 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.30%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.87%) SCOM
5 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.43%) DameWare
Vendors
1 54 (23.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.96%) Oracle
3 13 (5.65%) Citrix
4 9 (3.91%) VMware
5 8 (3.48%) Cognos
6 7 (3.04%) SAP
6 7 (3.04%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (3.04%) IBM
6 7 (3.04%) Remedy
7 6 (2.61%) HP
8 5 (2.17%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.17%) Symantec
9 4 (1.74%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.30%) Avaya
11 2 (0.87%) Juniper
11 2 (0.87%) EMC
11 2 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.87%) Sybase
11 2 (0.87%) Cisco
11 2 (0.87%) CheckPoint
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