The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis 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
Data Analysis
Rank 47 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.01% 1.40% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.11% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £180 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £564 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-4.87% -43.83%
Data Analysis
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 379 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.34% 66.49% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 239 135
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -40.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.25 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analysis across the Birmingham region.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Birmingham region.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Analysis also 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 that cited Data Analysis.

1 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Use Case
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) SAS
4 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
5 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) MS Office
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Database Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (12.50%) E-Discovery

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Analysis also 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 that cited Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) SPSS
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) QualityStage
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (6.25%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
1 5 (31.25%) Use Case
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 2 (12.50%) Database Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) E-Discovery
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (6.25%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (6.25%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Talend
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus
3 1 (6.25%) Netezza