The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 9 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 20 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.90% 12.68% 12.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.35% 13.85% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 6
Average daily rate
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£286 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.92% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £391 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £9.20 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £20.80 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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 Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
162 130 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.43% 91.55% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 71 51
Average daily rate £358 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.44 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% -7.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +1 7 £350 +7.69% 2
Lichfield +1 4 £175 -54.54%
Burton-upon-Trent +2 2 - - 3
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £175 - 2
Analyst
West Midlands

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) C#
2 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 7 (14.58%) Business Analysis
4 6 (12.50%) CRM
4 6 (12.50%) .NET
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (12.50%) Windows
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle
5 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.42%) IBM
5 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
5 5 (10.42%) i2
5 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (10.42%) SDLC
6 4 (8.33%) QA
6 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco
6 4 (8.33%) Citrix
6 4 (8.33%) SOA
6 4 (8.33%) ERP
6 4 (8.33%) MS Office
6 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (6.25%) Windows XP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) Line 500
2 1 (2.08%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) IMAP
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.08%) Converged Networks
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MS Access
2 2 (4.17%) QlikView
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) TestComplete
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Law
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Billing
2 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Human Factors
3 1 (2.08%) FMCG
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Business Analysis
2 6 (12.50%) CRM
3 5 (10.42%) Migration
3 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.42%) SDLC
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) SOA
4 4 (8.33%) ERP
5 3 (6.25%) Service Management
5 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.17%) Network Management
6 2 (4.17%) Analytics
6 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Test Management
6 2 (4.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) CCNP
2 2 (4.17%) CCNA
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) CCIE
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Basel III
2 1 (2.08%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.08%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) i2
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) IBM
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco
3 4 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) Sage
4 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.17%) Symantec
4 2 (4.17%) Remedy
4 2 (4.17%) MKS
4 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.08%) Juniper
5 1 (2.08%) Lotus
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Cognos