The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 8 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 18 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 13.14% 15.38% 9.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.85% 16.22% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 5
Average daily rate £250 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £358 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £390 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Analyst
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull 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
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
130 74 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 94.89% 94.87% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 50
Average daily rate £350 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £13.87 £30.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.76% -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (35.14%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis
3 8 (21.62%) Degree
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
6 5 (13.51%) LAN
6 5 (13.51%) Firewall
6 5 (13.51%) Games
7 4 (10.81%) QA
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma
7 4 (10.81%) Windows
7 4 (10.81%) SAP
7 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.81%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (8.11%) SevOne
8 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
8 3 (8.11%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (8.11%) SAP Portal
8 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
8 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Big Data
8 3 (8.11%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (8.11%) Master Data Management
8 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
8 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.11%) UML
8 3 (8.11%) MS Visio

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (8.11%) SAP Portal
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP HCM
1 3 (8.11%) SAP HR
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (2.70%) BPCS
2 1 (2.70%) SAP MDM
2 1 (2.70%) SDL Web 8
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
1 5 (13.51%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) VoIP
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Big Data
1 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Games
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) EDI
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.11%) Statistics
2 2 (5.41%) Economics
2 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) AS400
3 1 (2.70%) iSeries
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis
3 4 (10.81%) Business Process Mapping
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma
3 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
4 3 (8.11%) BPMN
4 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Data Management
4 3 (8.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (8.11%) Master Data Management
4 3 (8.11%) Quantitative Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.11%) UML
4 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Data Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security
5 2 (5.41%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) RPG
3 1 (2.70%) RPG IV
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) CISM
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
1 2 (5.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) CA
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) EMC
3 3 (8.11%) SevOne
4 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) F5
4 2 (5.41%) Sophos
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore