The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Solihull 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 10 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 11 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 9.24% 27.12% 9.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.91% 29.63% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate £325 £255 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £161 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £9.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111 54 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 93.28% 91.53% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 11
Average daily rate £325 £275 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £163 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £33.25 £14.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.31% +70.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Analyst
West Midlands

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
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 24 April 2014, 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 14 (37.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (32.43%) Project Management
3 10 (27.03%) B2B
3 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
4 9 (24.32%) Rational Rose
5 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
5 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) UML
6 6 (16.22%) OO
6 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
7 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
7 5 (13.51%) Degree
7 5 (13.51%) Migration
7 5 (13.51%) MS Office
7 5 (13.51%) SAP
8 4 (10.81%) SQL
8 4 (10.81%) Windows
8 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
8 4 (10.81%) Change Management
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Smart Meter
9 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
9 3 (8.11%) Data Validation
9 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
9 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) Quality Management
9 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
9 3 (8.11%) Finance

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
3 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.70%) SAP PM
1 1 (2.70%) SAP FI-CA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Broadband
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) Nortel Meridian
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.70%) LTE
2 1 (2.70%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Rational Rose
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.11%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
2 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (32.43%) Project Management
3 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
3 10 (27.03%) B2B
4 7 (18.92%) UML
4 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
6 5 (13.51%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (10.81%) Change Management
8 3 (8.11%) Validation
8 3 (8.11%) Quality Management
8 3 (8.11%) ITIL
8 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.11%) ETL
8 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) CHFI
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) SAP
2 3 (8.11%) Citrix
2 3 (8.11%) Lotus
2 3 (8.11%) Casewise
3 2 (5.41%) Verint
3 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.41%) BT
3 2 (5.41%) Avaya
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Nortel