The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 60 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% 1.80% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 2.01% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £358 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +110.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £9.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £15.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -2.47%
Data 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
696 498 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.82% 89.73% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 301 260
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 41
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.58 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £26.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) Workflow
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) E-Discovery
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) IPsec
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
1 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (9.09%) FCoE
1 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) QlikView
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mart
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
3 2 (18.18%) E-Discovery
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco