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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 125 84 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.94% 14.74% 17.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.15% 17.11% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 55 34
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£335 £325 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £431 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Average hourly rate £12.13 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £9.40 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £18.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
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
540 491 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.45% 86.14% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 290 206
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -1.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £9.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £20.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 January 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 30 January 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 61 (21.63%) Finance
2 51 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (17.38%) Microsoft
4 48 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (15.96%) ITIL
6 41 (14.54%) Windows
7 38 (13.48%) Business Analysis
8 37 (13.12%) MS Office
9 32 (11.35%) Banking
10 30 (10.64%) Active Directory
11 29 (10.28%) Windows 7
12 27 (9.57%) Windows XP
13 26 (9.22%) Citrix
13 26 (9.22%) Security Cleared
14 25 (8.87%) Scrum
15 24 (8.51%) Workflow
15 24 (8.51%) MS Excel
16 21 (7.45%) SC Cleared
16 21 (7.45%) Blackberry
17 18 (6.38%) SharePoint
17 18 (6.38%) QA
18 17 (6.03%) Legal
18 17 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (5.67%) SQL
19 16 (5.67%) ISEB
20 15 (5.32%) NHS
21 14 (4.96%) Web Services
21 14 (4.96%) MS Visio
21 14 (4.96%) Law
21 14 (4.96%) Migration

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.61%) SAS
3 7 (2.48%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.42%) WorkSite
6 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 37 (13.12%) MS Office
2 24 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 14 (4.96%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.06%) MS Project
5 3 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) SPSS
6 1 (0.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.06%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.06%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.06%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.71%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.19%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.13%) Network Security
3 4 (1.42%) SAN
4 3 (1.06%) VoIP
4 3 (1.06%) DNS
4 3 (1.06%) DHCP
5 2 (0.71%) CTI
5 2 (0.71%) WAN
5 2 (0.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 8 (2.84%) Base SAS
4 6 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.06%) QlikView
5 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.35%) MS Access
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.35%) MySQL
7 1 (0.35%) OLAP
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.35%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.71%) JIRA
1 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.35%) NUnit
2 1 (0.35%) Selenium
2 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 61 (21.63%) Finance
2 32 (11.35%) Banking
3 17 (6.03%) Legal
4 14 (4.96%) Law
5 13 (4.61%) Retail
6 10 (3.55%) Marketing
6 10 (3.55%) Back Office
7 6 (2.13%) Billing
8 5 (1.77%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.77%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.06%) Publishing
10 2 (0.71%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
11 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.96%) Web Services
2 5 (1.77%) .NET
3 2 (0.71%) Middleware
3 2 (0.71%) XML
3 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.35%) SOAP
4 1 (0.35%) XSLT
4 1 (0.35%) WinForms
4 1 (0.35%) JSON
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.35%) Itk
4 1 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.45%) Blackberry
2 17 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.32%) NHS
4 13 (4.61%) Open Source
5 5 (1.77%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.42%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.42%) CMDB
7 3 (1.06%) Statistics
8 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.71%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.71%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.71%) Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) EPoS
9 1 (0.35%) PMI
9 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.35%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.35%) PDA
9 1 (0.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.54%) Windows
2 29 (10.28%) Windows 7
3 27 (9.57%) Windows XP
4 8 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.06%) Linux
7 3 (1.06%) UNIX
8 2 (0.71%) HPUX
9 1 (0.35%) Solaris
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.35%) CentOS
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (15.96%) ITIL
4 38 (13.48%) Business Analysis
5 25 (8.87%) Scrum
6 24 (8.51%) Workflow
7 14 (4.96%) Migration
7 14 (4.96%) Incident Management
7 14 (4.96%) Coaching
7 14 (4.96%) Use Case
7 14 (4.96%) Kanban
8 13 (4.61%) Time Management
8 13 (4.61%) User Stories
9 12 (4.26%) Project Management
9 12 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (4.26%) PRINCE2
10 11 (3.90%) Service Management
10 11 (3.90%) Data Analysis
10 11 (3.90%) Business Transformation
11 10 (3.55%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.67%) SQL
2 10 (3.55%) Java
3 5 (1.77%) VBA
4 4 (1.42%) C#
5 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.35%) Perl
7 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (9.22%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.45%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.67%) ISEB
4 6 (2.13%) Degree
5 3 (1.06%) MCSE
5 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.35%) CCNP
6 1 (0.35%) MCSA
6 1 (0.35%) CCAB
6 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.35%) PMP
6 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.38%) QA
2 6 (2.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) MiFID
3 1 (0.35%) HL7
3 1 (0.35%) P3O
3 1 (0.35%) EMIR
3 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.35%) FATCA
System Software
1 30 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.42%) vSphere
3 4 (1.42%) XenApp
4 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (3.19%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.06%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (17.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.22%) Citrix
3 11 (3.90%) Remedy
4 9 (3.19%) Oracle
4 9 (3.19%) VMware
5 8 (2.84%) Symantec
5 8 (2.84%) SAP
6 7 (2.48%) HP
6 7 (2.48%) Lotus
7 5 (1.77%) Cisco
8 4 (1.42%) Avaya
8 4 (1.42%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.42%) Progress
9 3 (1.06%) Verint
9 3 (1.06%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.71%) Omniture
10 2 (0.71%) AppSense
10 2 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.35%) EMC
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