The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Shropshire region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 3 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 38 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 20.99% 12.04% 16.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.71% 12.90% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £258 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £495 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £342 £347
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.19
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +12.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
175 279 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.69% 93.31% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 79 72
Median daily rate £443 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Median hourly rate £21.47 - £18.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +12 35 £375 -6.25% 3
Analyst
West Midlands

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 Shropshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (33.71%) Security Cleared
2 25 (28.09%) SC Cleared
3 20 (22.47%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (22.47%) Firewall
4 18 (20.22%) Unix
5 17 (19.10%) Windows
5 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
6 16 (17.98%) MS Excel
6 16 (17.98%) SQL
6 16 (17.98%) SIEM
7 15 (16.85%) ITIL
7 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (15.73%) Oracle
8 14 (15.73%) Test Scripting
9 13 (14.61%) MS Office
10 12 (13.48%) Java
10 12 (13.48%) ISEB
10 12 (13.48%) Incident Management
11 11 (12.36%) ISTQB
11 11 (12.36%) XML
11 11 (12.36%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (12.36%) Data Analysis
11 11 (12.36%) Intel Security
12 10 (11.24%) Project Management
12 10 (11.24%) Service Delivery
12 10 (11.24%) Finance
12 10 (11.24%) VPN
12 10 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (11.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (11.24%) Malware Analysis

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.99%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.49%) Confluence
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) IIS
3 2 (2.25%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.12%) Documentum
Applications
1 16 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.61%) MS Office
3 5 (5.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.49%) MS Project
5 3 (3.37%) Open Workbench
6 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.47%) Firewall
2 11 (12.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (11.24%) VPN
4 9 (10.11%) DNS
4 9 (10.11%) HTTP
4 9 (10.11%) LAN
4 9 (10.11%) Network Security
4 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.11%) WAN
5 1 (1.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) Big Data
2 5 (5.62%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) MS Access
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Toad
2 6 (6.74%) JIRA
3 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.37%) Gatling
3 3 (3.37%) Selenium
4 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.12%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) XML
2 2 (2.25%) JSON
2 2 (2.25%) Middleware
2 2 (2.25%) SOAP
3 1 (1.12%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.37%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (3.37%) Social Media
3 3 (3.37%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.12%) Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) Pocket PC
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
5 1 (1.12%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.22%) Unix
2 17 (19.10%) Windows
3 7 (7.87%) Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.12%) AIX
5 1 (1.12%) HPUX
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (17.98%) SIEM
3 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.85%) ITIL
4 14 (15.73%) Test Scripting
5 12 (13.48%) Incident Management
6 11 (12.36%) Data Analysis
7 10 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (11.24%) Malware Analysis
7 10 (11.24%) Project Management
7 10 (11.24%) Service Delivery
8 9 (10.11%) Disk Encryption
8 9 (10.11%) Forensic Analysis
8 9 (10.11%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (8.99%) Scrum
10 7 (7.87%) Information Security
10 7 (7.87%) Security Monitoring
11 6 (6.74%) Migration
11 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.62%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) SQL
2 12 (13.48%) Java
3 4 (4.49%) COBOL
4 3 (3.37%) VB
5 2 (2.25%) C
5 2 (2.25%) C#
5 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (33.71%) Security Cleared
2 25 (28.09%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.48%) ISEB
4 11 (12.36%) ISTQB
5 10 (11.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (7.87%) CCNA
6 7 (7.87%) CCSA
6 7 (7.87%) CEH
6 7 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.87%) GCFA
6 7 (7.87%) GCIH
6 7 (7.87%) MCP
7 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.12%) MCITP
8 1 (1.12%) MCSA
8 1 (1.12%) MCSE
8 1 (1.12%) MCTS
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.12%) Netcool
2 1 (1.12%) OpenView
2 1 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.73%) Oracle
3 11 (12.36%) Intel Security
4 9 (10.11%) webMethods
5 3 (3.37%) Cognos
5 3 (3.37%) Google
5 3 (3.37%) SAP
6 2 (2.25%) Mercator
7 1 (1.12%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.12%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.12%) BMC
7 1 (1.12%) Citrix
7 1 (1.12%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.12%) HP
7 1 (1.12%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.12%) Remedy
7 1 (1.12%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.12%) Splunk
7 1 (1.12%) Sybase
7 1 (1.12%) Veritas