The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Midlands region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 50 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 28.57% 14.68% 14.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.30% 15.69% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £388 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +82.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £183 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +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 £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
165 204 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 94.29% 93.58% 89.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 77 64
Average daily rate £400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 17
Average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.85% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £6.50 £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
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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 1 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 1 August 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 29 (35.37%) E-Commerce
1 29 (35.37%) Retail
2 22 (26.83%) Workflow
3 21 (25.61%) ATG
4 20 (24.39%) UML
5 17 (20.73%) Business Analysis
6 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (15.85%) NHS
7 12 (14.63%) SQL
8 11 (13.41%) SAP
9 10 (12.20%) CRM
9 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
10 9 (10.98%) Customer Engagement
11 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
11 8 (9.76%) Degree
11 8 (9.76%) Use Case
12 7 (8.54%) T-SQL
13 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
13 6 (7.32%) Finance
13 6 (7.32%) hybris
14 5 (6.10%) iPad
14 5 (6.10%) Business Process Mapping
14 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (6.10%) JIRA
14 5 (6.10%) Scrum
14 5 (6.10%) Process Management
14 5 (6.10%) ISEB
14 5 (6.10%) B2C

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) SAS
3 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) TRIRIGA
1 1 (1.22%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.22%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.22%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.22%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.66%) QlikView
3 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.44%) Spotfire
4 2 (2.44%) Xcelsius
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.22%) ERwin
General
1 29 (35.37%) Retail
2 6 (7.32%) Finance
3 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
3 4 (4.88%) Local Government
3 4 (4.88%) Billing
4 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) MDX
2 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) NHS
2 5 (6.10%) iPad
3 4 (4.88%) Open Source
4 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
1 3 (3.66%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) E-Commerce
2 22 (26.83%) Workflow
3 20 (24.39%) UML
4 17 (20.73%) Business Analysis
5 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.20%) CRM
7 9 (10.98%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (9.76%) Use Case
9 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.10%) Business Process Mapping
10 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.10%) Scrum
10 5 (6.10%) Process Management
10 5 (6.10%) B2C
11 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.88%) ERP
11 4 (4.88%) Change Management
12 3 (3.66%) Waterfall
12 3 (3.66%) Lean Six Sigma
12 3 (3.66%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.22%) PHP
4 1 (1.22%) VBScript
4 1 (1.22%) VB
4 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) ISEB
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) IIBA
3 2 (2.44%) CBAP
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) COBIT
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 1 (1.22%) SCCM
1 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) ATG
2 11 (13.41%) SAP
3 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.32%) hybris
5 3 (3.66%) IBM
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle
6 2 (2.44%) Tableau
7 1 (1.22%) Casewise
7 1 (1.22%) VMware
7 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.22%) Remedy
7 1 (1.22%) Cognos
7 1 (1.22%) Business Objects