The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 130 113 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.69% 13.70% 15.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.93% 14.54% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 70 63
Median daily rate £350 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.39% +4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £199 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.25 £10.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
725 777 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.07% 94.18% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 531 358
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 28
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.40 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 29 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 67 (27.92%) Finance
2 39 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (15.00%) SQL
4 32 (13.33%) Windows
5 29 (12.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (11.67%) Microsoft
7 26 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (10.83%) Banking
8 24 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 23 (9.58%) ITIL
10 22 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (8.75%) MS Excel
11 21 (8.75%) Active Directory
12 20 (8.33%) ISEB
12 20 (8.33%) Change Management
13 19 (7.92%) Test Scripting
14 18 (7.50%) MS Office
15 17 (7.08%) Retail
15 17 (7.08%) Windows 7
16 16 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 15 (6.25%) Use Case
17 15 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (5.83%) UML
18 14 (5.83%) Migration
18 14 (5.83%) Security Cleared
19 13 (5.42%) ServiceNow
20 12 (5.00%) Java
20 12 (5.00%) Six Sigma
21 11 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
21 11 (4.58%) ISTQB

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.75%) SAS
2 7 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.83%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Confluence
6 1 (0.42%) Documentum
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.50%) MS Office
3 10 (4.17%) MS Project
4 9 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.75%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.08%) INSURE/90
2 3 (1.25%) Maximo
3 2 (0.83%) HFM
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.42%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.42%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.50%) LAN
1 6 (2.50%) WAN
2 5 (2.08%) Firewall
2 5 (2.08%) TACACS
3 3 (1.25%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.25%) SSL
3 3 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.25%) VPN
3 3 (1.25%) Wireless
4 2 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.83%) DHCP
4 2 (0.83%) DNS
4 2 (0.83%) Internet
4 2 (0.83%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.83%) Network Security
4 2 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.42%) IMAP
5 1 (0.42%) Junos
5 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.42%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.42%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.42%) Big Data
6 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.42%) MS Access
6 1 (0.42%) MySQL
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.42%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.92%) Selenium
2 4 (1.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.83%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.42%) JIRA
4 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.42%) TestDirector
General
1 67 (27.92%) Finance
2 26 (10.83%) Banking
3 17 (7.08%) Retail
4 8 (3.33%) Legal
5 7 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.08%) Front Office
8 4 (1.67%) Billing
8 4 (1.67%) Law
9 3 (1.25%) Back Office
10 2 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.83%) Marketing
10 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Automotive
11 1 (0.42%) Electronics
11 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.25%) .NET
2 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.42%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.42%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) MAPI
3 1 (0.42%) SOAP
3 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 7 (2.92%) User Experience
4 6 (2.50%) AS400
4 6 (2.50%) Credit Risk
4 6 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.08%) Derivative
5 5 (2.08%) iSeries
5 5 (2.08%) NHS
6 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.67%) Fintech
7 3 (1.25%) Equities
7 3 (1.25%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.25%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.25%) Statistics
8 2 (0.83%) EPoS
8 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.33%) Windows
2 17 (7.08%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.75%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.33%) Unix
5 6 (2.50%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.08%) Linux
7 4 (1.67%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.25%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.42%) Fedora
10 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 23 (9.58%) ITIL
5 22 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (8.33%) Change Management
7 19 (7.92%) Test Scripting
8 16 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 15 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (6.25%) Use Case
10 14 (5.83%) Migration
10 14 (5.83%) UML
11 12 (5.00%) Six Sigma
12 10 (4.17%) Data Management
12 10 (4.17%) ITSM
12 10 (4.17%) Scrum
12 10 (4.17%) User Stories
13 9 (3.75%) Data Analysis
13 9 (3.75%) GAP Analysis
13 9 (3.75%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.00%) SQL
2 12 (5.00%) Java
3 5 (2.08%) Perl
3 5 (2.08%) RPG
3 5 (2.08%) RPG IV
3 5 (2.08%) RPG/400
4 3 (1.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.83%) C#
5 2 (0.83%) SAS Macro
5 2 (0.83%) VBA
5 2 (0.83%) VBScript
6 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.42%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.42%) Groovy
6 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.42%) Python
6 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (8.33%) ISEB
2 14 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.58%) ISTQB
3 11 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.08%) Degree
5 5 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.83%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.83%) MCSA
8 1 (0.42%) CCNA
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.42%) MCITP
8 1 (0.42%) MCP
8 1 (0.42%) MCSE
8 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.58%) Data Quality
1 11 (4.58%) QA
2 7 (2.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.67%) SLA
4 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) Basel III
5 1 (0.42%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.25%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (0.83%) HAProxy
2 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.42%) ServiceNow
3 9 (3.75%) Oracle
4 7 (2.92%) Pega
5 6 (2.50%) Citrix
6 4 (1.67%) Cisco
6 4 (1.67%) HP
6 4 (1.67%) Remedy
7 3 (1.25%) Avaya
7 3 (1.25%) Cognos
7 3 (1.25%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.25%) Informatica
7 3 (1.25%) SAP
7 3 (1.25%) Symantec
7 3 (1.25%) Trillium
7 3 (1.25%) VMware
8 2 (0.83%) DataFlux
8 2 (0.83%) iManage
8 2 (0.83%) IronPort
8 2 (0.83%) RightFax
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