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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 47 32 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.82% 14.75% 18.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.33% 15.92% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 15
Average daily rate
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£295 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £97.50 £6.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1400.00% -74.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.88 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -3.33%
Analyst
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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
172 201 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 94.51% 92.63% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 87 76
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -31.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 34 (43.04%) Retail
2 33 (41.77%) E-Commerce
3 24 (30.38%) Workflow
3 24 (30.38%) ATG
4 23 (29.11%) UML
5 17 (21.52%) Business Analysis
6 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (15.19%) NHS
8 10 (12.66%) Customer Engagement
9 9 (11.39%) Use Case
9 9 (11.39%) CRM
9 9 (11.39%) SQL
9 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
11 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
11 7 (8.86%) SAP
11 7 (8.86%) Degree
11 7 (8.86%) iPad
11 7 (8.86%) hybris
12 6 (7.59%) Business Process Mapping
12 6 (7.59%) JIRA
12 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
12 6 (7.59%) B2C
12 6 (7.59%) Data Modelling
12 6 (7.59%) Scrum
12 6 (7.59%) Finance
13 5 (6.33%) Process Management
13 5 (6.33%) ISEB
13 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (5.06%) Billing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.27%) SAS
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.53%) PowerPivot
3 2 (2.53%) MS Office
4 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Retail
1 1 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.27%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.80%) QlikView
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) Spotfire
4 2 (2.53%) Xcelsius
5 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) ERwin
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (43.04%) Retail
2 6 (7.59%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Billing
3 4 (5.06%) Local Government
4 3 (3.80%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) NHS
2 7 (8.86%) iPad
3 4 (5.06%) Open Source
4 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
1 3 (3.80%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) E-Commerce
2 24 (30.38%) Workflow
3 23 (29.11%) UML
4 17 (21.52%) Business Analysis
5 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.66%) Customer Engagement
7 9 (11.39%) Use Case
7 9 (11.39%) CRM
8 6 (7.59%) Business Process Mapping
8 6 (7.59%) B2C
8 6 (7.59%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.59%) Scrum
9 5 (6.33%) Process Management
9 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.80%) Six Sigma
11 3 (3.80%) Change Management
11 3 (3.80%) B2B
11 3 (3.80%) ITIL
11 3 (3.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.27%) PHP
4 1 (1.27%) VBScript
4 1 (1.27%) VB
4 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) IIBA
3 2 (2.53%) CBAP
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.27%) SCCM
1 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) ATG
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.86%) SAP
3 7 (8.86%) hybris
4 2 (2.53%) Tableau
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Remedy
5 1 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.27%) Cognos
5 1 (1.27%) Casewise