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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 25 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.81% 23.03% 15.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 24.55% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 15
Average daily rate
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£323 £295 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £178 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £443 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £97.50 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.53% +1400.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
175 167 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 96.69% 93.82% 92.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 54 81
Average daily rate £450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £205 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.35% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
3 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.32%) ISEB
3 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.32%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
3 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.43%) SDLC
4 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
4 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.43%) XML
4 5 (9.43%) Windows
5 4 (7.55%) Hyperion
5 4 (7.55%) MS Office
5 4 (7.55%) Cognos
5 4 (7.55%) Validation
5 4 (7.55%) Migration
5 4 (7.55%) Information Security
5 4 (7.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.55%) Time Management
5 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
5 4 (7.55%) Data Validation
6 3 (5.66%) Smart Meter
6 3 (5.66%) Data Extraction
6 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
6 3 (5.66%) Requirements Engineering

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (3.77%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.89%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) WAN
1 3 (5.66%) MPLS
1 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) Packet Switching
2 2 (3.77%) VoIP
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) Intranet
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) Selenium
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) XML
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) ODBC
3 1 (1.89%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) New Media
2 3 (5.66%) NHS
2 3 (5.66%) Data Extraction
2 3 (5.66%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.77%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.89%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.89%) Economics
4 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) AIX
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
1 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (11.32%) Systems Analysis
1 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
2 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
2 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (9.43%) SDLC
3 4 (7.55%) Data Validation
3 4 (7.55%) Validation
3 4 (7.55%) Migration
3 4 (7.55%) Information Security
3 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
3 4 (7.55%) Time Management
3 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.66%) Load Testing
4 3 (5.66%) Use Case
4 3 (5.66%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
4 3 (5.66%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.89%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) ISEB
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Cognos
1 4 (7.55%) Hyperion
2 3 (5.66%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Pega
4 1 (1.89%) Demandware
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) Northgate
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco