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 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 1 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 38 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 25.68% 12.84% 13.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.94% 13.66% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 8
Average daily rate £339 £294 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +32.17%
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 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
136 205 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.89% 94.04% 96.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 126 69
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £20.50 £21.99
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 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Stoke-on-Trent +10 26 £356 -16.17% 6
Cannock 0 5 £358 +30.00% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +1 2 £288 +15.00%
Stafford +1 2 £338 -22.85%
Analyst
West Midlands

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (11.67%) JIRA
3 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.00%) Windows
3 6 (10.00%) ERP
3 6 (10.00%) SDLC
4 5 (8.33%) CRM
4 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.33%) UML
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco
4 5 (8.33%) ISEB
4 5 (8.33%) Selenium
5 4 (6.67%) QA
5 4 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (6.67%) Migration
5 4 (6.67%) Java
5 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.67%) Appium
5 4 (6.67%) Office 365
6 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.00%) FMCG
6 3 (5.00%) Android
6 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (5.00%) Active Directory

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Firewall
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
1 2 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.67%) IPv4
2 1 (1.67%) SSL
2 1 (1.67%) VoIP
2 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) JIRA
2 5 (8.33%) Selenium
3 4 (6.67%) Appium
4 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.67%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.00%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Billing
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) EDI
1 2 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.67%) Android SDK
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) EPoS
2 3 (5.00%) FMCG
3 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (10.00%) ERP
2 6 (10.00%) SDLC
2 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (8.33%) CRM
3 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 5 (8.33%) UML
4 4 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (6.67%) Migration
4 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (5.00%) Workflow
6 2 (3.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (3.33%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (3.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (3.33%) CCNP
2 2 (3.33%) CCSE
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.67%) Avaya
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) Mitel
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) VMware
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