The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
England / Midlands
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 25 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.55% 14.39% 14.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.15% 15.20% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 8
Median daily rate £338 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108 125 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.10% 94.70% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 69 47
Median daily rate £475 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £25.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) Scrum
2 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (18.60%) Retail
4 6 (13.95%) SIEM
4 6 (13.95%) Use Case
4 6 (13.95%) Firewall
4 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (11.63%) User Stories
5 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
5 5 (11.63%) BDD
5 5 (11.63%) Banking
5 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
6 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.30%) Selenium
6 4 (9.30%) Finance
6 4 (9.30%) ISEB
6 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.30%) SQL
6 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (6.98%) HP
7 3 (6.98%) Unix
7 3 (6.98%) Internet
7 3 (6.98%) Workflow
7 3 (6.98%) JIRA
7 3 (6.98%) Retail Banking
8 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.65%) PKI

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Aareon QL
1 1 (2.33%) Academy Housing
1 1 (2.33%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (2.33%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (2.33%) OPENHousing
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (2.33%) Orchard Housing
1 1 (2.33%) SAP PP
1 1 (2.33%) SAP PP-PI
1 1 (2.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (6.98%) Internet
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (4.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (4.65%) VPN
4 2 (4.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Selenium
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.33%) Protractor
3 1 (2.33%) Robot Framework
3 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (18.60%) Retail
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Finance
4 3 (6.98%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Automotive
5 1 (2.33%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) iPad
2 2 (4.65%) PKI
2 2 (4.65%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (20.93%) Scrum
3 6 (13.95%) SIEM
3 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.95%) Use Case
4 5 (11.63%) BDD
4 5 (11.63%) User Stories
5 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.98%) Workflow
7 2 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.65%) Information Security
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.65%) TDD
7 2 (4.65%) V-Model
7 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.30%) ISEB
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.65%) CISSP
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.65%) Nessus
2 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) ATG
3 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) F5
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) ScanSafe
3 2 (4.65%) Sourcefire
3 2 (4.65%) Splunk
3 2 (4.65%) Symantec
4 1 (2.33%) Aareon
4 1 (2.33%) Capita
4 1 (2.33%) Castleton
4 1 (2.33%) Civica
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Kypera
4 1 (2.33%) Northgate
4 1 (2.33%) Orchard
4 1 (2.33%) SAP