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 17 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
17 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 135 123 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.86% 18.66% 21.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.20% 20.40% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 90 81
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £159 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 10
Average hourly rate £19.25 £10.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.50% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £8.75 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.05 £15.58 £19.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
703 603 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.99% 91.50% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 394 336
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 29 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.98 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.80% -12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 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 17 September 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 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 60 (25.97%) Finance
2 56 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 36 (15.58%) Windows
4 33 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 32 (13.85%) SQL
6 29 (12.55%) MS Office
6 29 (12.55%) Banking
6 29 (12.55%) Business Analysis
7 25 (10.82%) ITIL
7 25 (10.82%) SQL Server
8 24 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (10.39%) Windows 7
9 23 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (9.96%) Workflow
10 21 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (8.66%) Active Directory
11 20 (8.66%) Windows XP
12 18 (7.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (7.79%) Security Cleared
13 17 (7.36%) SharePoint
14 16 (6.93%) Degree
14 16 (6.93%) Use Case
15 15 (6.49%) MS Visio
15 15 (6.49%) Oracle
15 15 (6.49%) Project Management
16 14 (6.06%) Citrix
16 14 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (5.63%) SC Cleared

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 17 (7.36%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.90%) SAS
4 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.87%) WorkSite
5 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.87%) Confluence
5 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.43%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 33 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.55%) MS Office
3 15 (6.49%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.03%) MS Project
5 6 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) SAP HR
2 4 (1.73%) Agresso
2 4 (1.73%) Cognos Controller
2 4 (1.73%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.30%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (1.30%) CA Clarity
3 3 (1.30%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.87%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.87%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.87%) Maximo
5 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.73%) Office 365
2 2 (0.87%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.46%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.16%) LAN
2 5 (2.16%) WAN
2 5 (2.16%) DHCP
3 4 (1.73%) DNS
3 4 (1.73%) VoIP
3 4 (1.73%) SAN
4 2 (0.87%) Wireless
5 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.43%) CTI
5 1 (0.43%) 3G
5 1 (0.43%) Broadband
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (7.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (2.60%) OLAP
7 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.30%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.87%) QlikView
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.87%) MS Access
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.43%) MySQL
10 1 (0.43%) Big Data
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.43%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (2.60%) Rational Rose
2 2 (0.87%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) WebSpeed
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 60 (25.97%) Finance
2 29 (12.55%) Banking
3 12 (5.19%) Retail
4 8 (3.46%) Marketing
4 8 (3.46%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.03%) Back Office
5 7 (3.03%) Legal
6 6 (2.60%) Billing
7 3 (1.30%) Law
8 2 (0.87%) Automotive
8 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
9 1 (0.43%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.87%) XML
1 2 (0.87%) .NET
2 1 (0.43%) HTML
2 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.43%) CSS
2 1 (0.43%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.46%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.03%) NHS
3 7 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.30%) PMI
5 3 (1.30%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.87%) EFT
6 2 (0.87%) Equities
6 2 (0.87%) Clustering
6 2 (0.87%) PDA
7 1 (0.43%) iPad
7 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) FMCG
7 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.58%) Windows
2 24 (10.39%) Windows 7
3 20 (8.66%) Windows XP
4 9 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.60%) Linux
5 6 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.30%) UNIX
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.55%) Business Analysis
2 25 (10.82%) ITIL
3 24 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (9.96%) Workflow
5 21 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (6.93%) Use Case
7 15 (6.49%) Project Management
8 13 (5.63%) PRINCE2
9 12 (5.19%) UML
9 12 (5.19%) Migration
10 11 (4.76%) Risk Management
10 11 (4.76%) Data Analysis
10 11 (4.76%) E-Discovery
11 9 (3.90%) E-Commerce
11 9 (3.90%) Analytics
11 9 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (3.90%) Time Management
11 9 (3.90%) Test Scripting
12 8 (3.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.85%) SQL
2 6 (2.60%) T-SQL
3 5 (2.16%) Java
3 5 (2.16%) VBA
4 3 (1.30%) C
4 3 (1.30%) C#
5 2 (0.87%) C++
5 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.93%) Degree
3 13 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.76%) ISEB
5 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.30%) CISM
6 3 (1.30%) CIMA
6 3 (1.30%) CISSP
6 3 (1.30%) PMP
6 3 (1.30%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.30%) ACCA
7 2 (0.87%) MCSE
7 2 (0.87%) MCITP
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.43%) IIBA
8 1 (0.43%) CBAP
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.76%) QA
2 5 (2.16%) SLA
3 3 (1.30%) P3O
3 3 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.03%) XenApp
3 4 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.73%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (5.19%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.16%) SCCM
3 4 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.30%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.87%) SCOM
6 1 (0.43%) DameWare
6 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 56 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.49%) Oracle
3 14 (6.06%) Citrix
4 10 (4.33%) VMware
5 9 (3.90%) SAP
6 8 (3.46%) Cognos
6 8 (3.46%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (3.03%) IBM
8 6 (2.60%) Business Objects
8 6 (2.60%) Remedy
9 5 (2.16%) Symantec
9 5 (2.16%) HP
10 4 (1.73%) JD Edwards
11 3 (1.30%) Avaya
12 2 (0.87%) LANDesk
12 2 (0.87%) Meru Networks
12 2 (0.87%) Verint
12 2 (0.87%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (0.87%) Sybase
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