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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 51 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.99% 1.46% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.62% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £358 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% +110.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.74 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+24.90% -6.25%
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
751 554 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.60% 90.08% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 322 251
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (55.56%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (11.11%) FCoE
1 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) QlikView
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (11.11%) MS Access
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle