The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Staffordshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 6 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 21 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.94% 14.16% 14.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.10% 14.68% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £408 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
116 109 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 93.55% 96.46% 98.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 60 104
Average daily rate £325 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 14
Average hourly rate £13.47 £15.21 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Analyst
West Midlands

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
Burton-upon-Trent -3 2 £325 -13.33% 1
Lichfield - 2 £385 -
Tamworth - 2 £325 -
Stafford 0 1 £240 -40.00% 1
Cannock -1 1 £213 -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 4
Analyst
West Midlands

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Retail
4 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.53%) User Stories
5 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.53%) Six Sigma
5 4 (10.53%) MS Office
6 3 (7.89%) VMware
6 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
6 3 (7.89%) Finance
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.89%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.89%) NHS
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) SAN
6 3 (7.89%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.89%) 3PAR

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) MS Access
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Local Government
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) NHS
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) SCADA
3 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) User Stories
4 4 (10.53%) Six Sigma
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.26%) Use Case
6 2 (5.26%) Analytics
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.26%) CRM
6 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) MCSE
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) HP
2 3 (7.89%) VMware
2 3 (7.89%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.63%) Tableau
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) Lotus
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec