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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 110 117 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.78% 16.39% 14.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.36% 18.11% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 68 51
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£350 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £159 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.38 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% +10.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.05 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £25.00 £12.30
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
716 646 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.24% 90.48% 90.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 379 303
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 20
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.15 £27.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 2015.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 63 (28.38%) Finance
2 37 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 35 (15.77%) Banking
4 30 (13.51%) Windows
4 30 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (13.06%) ITIL
5 29 (13.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (11.26%) Business Analysis
7 22 (9.91%) SQL
8 20 (9.01%) MS Excel
8 20 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (9.01%) Windows 7
9 19 (8.56%) Retail
10 18 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (8.11%) SLA
11 17 (7.66%) CRM
12 16 (7.21%) Project Management
12 16 (7.21%) Active Directory
13 15 (6.76%) Windows XP
13 15 (6.76%) MS Office
13 15 (6.76%) SQL Server
13 15 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (5.86%) Service Management
15 12 (5.41%) Migration
15 12 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (4.95%) Citrix
16 11 (4.95%) T-SQL
17 10 (4.50%) MS Project
17 10 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (4.50%) Cisco

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.80%) IIS
3 3 (1.35%) SAS
3 3 (1.35%) CMS
3 3 (1.35%) WorkSite
3 3 (1.35%) Lync
4 2 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.76%) MS Office
3 10 (4.50%) MS Project
4 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.45%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.90%) Eikon
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.45%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.45%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.45%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.45%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.45%) Movex
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.45%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.25%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.60%) LAN
2 7 (3.15%) VPN
3 6 (2.70%) WAN
4 5 (2.25%) Firewall
5 4 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.80%) VoIP
6 3 (1.35%) IPsec
7 2 (0.90%) LDAP
7 2 (0.90%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.45%) FCoE
8 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.45%) DHCP
8 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.45%) Broadband
8 1 (0.45%) DNS
8 1 (0.45%) SAN
8 1 (0.45%) Intranet
8 1 (0.45%) 3G
8 1 (0.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.25%) OLAP
5 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.25%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.90%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.90%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.45%) MS Access
8 1 (0.45%) MOLAP
8 1 (0.45%) ROLAP
8 1 (0.45%) MySQL
8 1 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.45%) HOLAP
8 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 63 (28.38%) Finance
2 35 (15.77%) Banking
3 19 (8.56%) Retail
4 9 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.15%) Legal
6 6 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.25%) Marketing
8 4 (1.80%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.80%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.35%) Law
9 3 (1.35%) Billing
9 3 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.35%) Advertising
9 3 (1.35%) Electronics
10 2 (0.90%) Front Office
10 2 (0.90%) German Language
11 1 (0.45%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.45%) French Language
11 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.90%) XML
1 2 (0.90%) JSON
2 1 (0.45%) MDX
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (0.45%) XMPP
2 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.15%) CMDB
3 6 (2.70%) NHS
4 5 (2.25%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.25%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.35%) User Experience
5 3 (1.35%) DTV
5 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.90%) Derivative
6 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.45%) Wiki
7 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) Life Science
7 1 (0.45%) Informatics
7 1 (0.45%) Economics
7 1 (0.45%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.51%) Windows
2 20 (9.01%) Windows 7
3 15 (6.76%) Windows XP
4 5 (2.25%) Linux
5 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.06%) ITIL
1 29 (13.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (11.26%) Business Analysis
3 20 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (7.66%) CRM
6 16 (7.21%) Project Management
7 15 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (5.86%) Service Management
9 12 (5.41%) Migration
10 10 (4.50%) Test Scripting
10 10 (4.50%) Validation
11 9 (4.05%) Change Management
11 9 (4.05%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.05%) Data Analysis
12 8 (3.60%) Data Validation
12 8 (3.60%) Configuration Management
12 8 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (3.15%) Transition Management
13 7 (3.15%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.91%) SQL
2 11 (4.95%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
3 2 (0.90%) VBA
4 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.45%) C
4 1 (0.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (4.50%) ISEB
1 10 (4.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.60%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.15%) Degree
5 4 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.80%) CISA
5 4 (1.80%) CISM
5 4 (1.80%) CCNA
5 4 (1.80%) CISSP
5 4 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.80%) CRISC
5 4 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.35%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.35%) CCNP
7 2 (0.90%) MCP
8 1 (0.45%) MCSE
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.11%) SLA
2 7 (3.15%) QA
3 4 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.35%) FATCA
5 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.45%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.35%) XenApp
3 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.95%) Citrix
3 10 (4.50%) Cisco
4 9 (4.05%) HP
5 7 (3.15%) SAP
6 5 (2.25%) McAfee
6 5 (2.25%) LANDesk
7 4 (1.80%) Verint
8 3 (1.35%) Cognos
8 3 (1.35%) Progress
8 3 (1.35%) Avaya
8 3 (1.35%) Remedy
9 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.90%) Reuters
9 2 (0.90%) Dell
9 2 (0.90%) F5
9 2 (0.90%) Tableau
9 2 (0.90%) VMware
9 2 (0.90%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.45%) Netezza
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