The first table below looks at the demand for the Data 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 Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 48 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 10 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.63% 0.98% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.04% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate £358 £170 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.29% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £354 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £9.70 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.77% -25.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.06%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
548 480 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.40% 93.75% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 257 315
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £224 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.70 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Data Analyst
West Midlands

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Data 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 Data Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 7 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 7 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 6 (21.43%) Workflow
6 5 (17.86%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) Legal
6 5 (17.86%) HP
6 5 (17.86%) Degree
7 4 (14.29%) MS Access
8 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.71%) Banking
8 3 (10.71%) Data Management
8 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
8 3 (10.71%) Data Entry
9 2 (7.14%) Tableau
9 2 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
9 2 (7.14%) Analytics
9 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (7.14%) Statistics
9 2 (7.14%) Requirements Management
9 2 (7.14%) Data Mapping
9 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Northgate
9 2 (7.14%) Omniture

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Data 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 Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MS Access
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQLPlus
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
1 5 (17.86%) Legal
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) XML Messaging
1 1 (3.57%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Statistics
1 2 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 6 (21.43%) Workflow
3 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) Data Management
3 3 (10.71%) Data Entry
4 2 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) Requirements Management
4 2 (7.14%) Data Mapping
4 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Customer Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) ETL
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 7 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Tableau
3 2 (7.14%) Northgate
3 2 (7.14%) Omniture
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Avaya