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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 126 76 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.62% 13.69% 18.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.10% 15.26% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 48 38
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£335 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £140 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Average hourly rate £11.88 £10.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.70 £9.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.40 £17.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
696 498 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.82% 89.73% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 301 260
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 41
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.58 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £26.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 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 27 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 55 (20.68%) Finance
2 51 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (16.54%) ITIL
4 42 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 40 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (15.04%) Windows
6 37 (13.91%) MS Office
7 34 (12.78%) Business Analysis
8 32 (12.03%) Active Directory
9 28 (10.53%) Banking
10 26 (9.77%) Citrix
10 26 (9.77%) Windows 7
11 24 (9.02%) Security Cleared
11 24 (9.02%) Windows XP
12 23 (8.65%) MS Excel
13 22 (8.27%) Project Management
14 21 (7.89%) Scrum
15 20 (7.52%) SC Cleared
15 20 (7.52%) Blackberry
16 19 (7.14%) NHS
17 18 (6.77%) Service Management
18 16 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
19 15 (5.64%) SQL Server
19 15 (5.64%) PRINCE2
19 15 (5.64%) Legal
19 15 (5.64%) Incident Management
19 15 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (5.26%) SLA
20 14 (5.26%) ISEB
21 13 (4.89%) CRM

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.88%) WorkSite
4 4 (1.50%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.75%) SAS
7 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 37 (13.91%) MS Office
2 23 (8.65%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.38%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.88%) MS Project
5 3 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.38%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.38%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.38%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.38%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) Network Security
2 5 (1.88%) LAN
2 5 (1.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.50%) VPN
3 4 (1.50%) VoIP
3 4 (1.50%) WAN
3 4 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (1.50%) Firewall
4 3 (1.13%) IPsec
4 3 (1.13%) SAN
5 2 (0.75%) DNS
5 2 (0.75%) DHCP
6 1 (0.38%) 3G
6 1 (0.38%) VLAN
6 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.38%) FCoE
6 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.75%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (0.75%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.75%) OLAP
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.38%) MySQL
8 1 (0.38%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.38%) MS Access
8 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.38%) QlikView
8 1 (0.38%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.38%) NUnit
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 55 (20.68%) Finance
2 28 (10.53%) Banking
3 15 (5.64%) Legal
4 12 (4.51%) Law
5 11 (4.14%) Retail
6 8 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.63%) Marketing
8 5 (1.88%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.88%) Back Office
9 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.13%) Electronics
10 3 (1.13%) Billing
10 3 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.13%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.75%) Advertising
11 2 (0.75%) Publishing
11 2 (0.75%) French Language
12 1 (0.38%) German Language
12 1 (0.38%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.89%) Web Services
2 3 (1.13%) XML
2 3 (1.13%) .NET
3 2 (0.75%) JSON
3 2 (0.75%) Middleware
4 1 (0.38%) WinForms
4 1 (0.38%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.38%) REST
4 1 (0.38%) Itk
4 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.38%) SOAP
4 1 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.52%) Blackberry
2 19 (7.14%) NHS
3 15 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.51%) Open Source
5 9 (3.38%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (2.63%) CMDB
7 3 (1.13%) DTV
7 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.13%) Statistics
8 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.75%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.75%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.75%) User Experience
9 1 (0.38%) DataPower
9 1 (0.38%) Economics
9 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.38%) PDA
9 1 (0.38%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.04%) Windows
2 26 (9.77%) Windows 7
3 24 (9.02%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.75%) UNIX
6 2 (0.75%) Linux
6 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) HPUX
7 1 (0.38%) Solaris
7 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (16.54%) ITIL
3 40 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (12.78%) Business Analysis
5 22 (8.27%) Project Management
6 21 (7.89%) Scrum
7 18 (6.77%) Service Management
8 16 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (5.64%) PRINCE2
9 15 (5.64%) Incident Management
10 13 (4.89%) Use Case
10 13 (4.89%) CRM
10 13 (4.89%) User Stories
10 13 (4.89%) Coaching
11 12 (4.51%) Business Transformation
11 12 (4.51%) Kanban
12 10 (3.76%) ITSM
12 10 (3.76%) Migration
12 10 (3.76%) Data Analysis
13 9 (3.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.89%) SQL
2 8 (3.01%) T-SQL
3 6 (2.26%) Java
4 4 (1.50%) C#
4 4 (1.50%) VBA
5 3 (1.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.38%) Perl
6 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.52%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.26%) ISEB
4 7 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.88%) Degree
5 5 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.50%) CCNP
6 4 (1.50%) CCNA
7 2 (0.75%) MCSE
7 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MCP
8 1 (0.38%) PMP
8 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CCAB
8 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.26%) SLA
2 13 (4.89%) QA
3 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) FATCA
4 1 (0.38%) P3O
4 1 (0.38%) EMIR
4 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.38%) HL7
4 1 (0.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 32 (12.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.26%) XenApp
3 4 (1.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.38%) KVM
4 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.75%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.77%) Citrix
3 12 (4.51%) Cisco
4 10 (3.76%) Remedy
5 7 (2.63%) VMware
5 7 (2.63%) HP
6 5 (1.88%) Lotus
6 5 (1.88%) Progress
6 5 (1.88%) SAP
7 4 (1.50%) Oracle
7 4 (1.50%) Symantec
7 4 (1.50%) Avaya
7 4 (1.50%) Verint
8 3 (1.13%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.75%) F5
9 2 (0.75%) Tableau
9 2 (0.75%) AppSense
9 2 (0.75%) Juniper
9 2 (0.75%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
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