The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 24 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.00% 14.01% 10.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.78% 15.85% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £459 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Analyst
England

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
135 183 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 90.00% 88.41% 89.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 52 84
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

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 17 April 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (29.55%) SAP
2 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 10 (22.73%) Logistics
4 8 (18.18%) XML
5 6 (13.64%) Windows
5 6 (13.64%) MS Office
5 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Pega
6 5 (11.36%) XSD
6 5 (11.36%) WSDL
6 5 (11.36%) Middleware
7 4 (9.09%) Finance
7 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.09%) IBM
7 4 (9.09%) Smart Meter
7 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
7 4 (9.09%) Retail
7 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (6.82%) SQL
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
9 2 (4.55%) Project Management
9 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.55%) SAP CRM
9 2 (4.55%) Validation
9 2 (4.55%) Migration
9 2 (4.55%) Change Management
9 2 (4.55%) CRM
9 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.55%) NHS

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP CRM
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.27%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
1 1 (2.27%) WAN
1 1 (2.27%) DHCP
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
1 4 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Automotive
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) XML
2 5 (11.36%) XSD
2 5 (11.36%) WSDL
2 5 (11.36%) Middleware
3 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.27%) EDI
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Smart Meter
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) GIS
3 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.27%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) AIX
2 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 10 (22.73%) Logistics
3 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Validation
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.55%) System Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (2.27%) Data Validation
7 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) SAP
2 5 (11.36%) Pega
3 4 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Ariba
5 1 (2.27%) Northgate
5 1 (2.27%) Cognos
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.27%) Demandware
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