The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 41 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.43% 11.80% 16.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.20% 12.18% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 16
Median daily rate £320 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £413 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
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
203 156 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.21% 96.89% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 92 68
Median daily rate £341 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 12
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £19.80 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stoke-on-Trent +10 13 £331 +89.28% 4
Tamworth 0 4 £375 -9.09% 4
Burton-upon-Trent -5 3 £336 -3.92% 4
Uttoxeter - 2 - -
Stafford +1 1 £450 +57.89%
Lichfield 0 1 £240 +37.14% 2
Cannock - 1 £280 -
Analyst
West Midlands

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Staffordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) CRM
3 12 (15.19%) SQL
4 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
5 7 (8.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (8.86%) ERP
6 6 (7.59%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.59%) MS Office
6 6 (7.59%) Windows
6 6 (7.59%) Use Case
6 6 (7.59%) Office 365
7 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.33%) Finance
7 5 (6.33%) Migration
7 5 (6.33%) Degree
7 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.33%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
7 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.06%) Cisco
8 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
8 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.06%) Project Management
8 4 (5.06%) ISEB
8 4 (5.06%) QA
8 4 (5.06%) QlikView
8 4 (5.06%) Waterfall

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.27%) SAS
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Office
2 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) MS Project
4 1 (1.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Office 365
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Firewall
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
1 2 (2.53%) Network Security
2 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.27%) IPv4
2 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.27%) SSL
2 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.06%) QlikView
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) JIRA
1 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Billing
3 2 (2.53%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) FMCG
2 3 (3.80%) Informatics
2 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.80%) NHS
2 3 (3.80%) User Experience
3 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.27%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.27%) EPoS
4 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.72%) CRM
2 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
2 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (8.86%) ERP
4 6 (7.59%) Data Modelling
4 6 (7.59%) Use Case
5 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
5 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.33%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (6.33%) Migration
6 4 (5.06%) Project Management
6 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.80%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.80%) Logistics
7 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.80%) Process Improvement
7 3 (3.80%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.80%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.53%) C#
3 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) CCNP
3 2 (2.53%) CCSE
3 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Cisco
3 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.27%) BT
4 1 (1.27%) Kaseya
4 1 (1.27%) Kaspersky
4 1 (1.27%) SAP
4 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow