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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 21 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.43% 12.50% 10.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.08% 12.82% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 18
Average daily rate
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£288 £325 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.38% +21.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £360 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
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
91 156 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.86% 97.50% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 91 115
Average daily rate £320 £305 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £228 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £429 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.15 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Lichfield - 5 £256 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent +1 3 £475 +35.23%
Stafford +4 2 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent 0 2 £350 +34.61% 2
Cannock - 2 £313 -
Tamworth - 1 £150 -
Analyst
West Midlands

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
3 8 (17.39%) Windows
3 8 (17.39%) Finance
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
5 6 (13.04%) Retail
5 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
5 6 (13.04%) NHS
6 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Change Management
6 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.70%) .NET
7 4 (8.70%) C#
7 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
7 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
8 3 (6.52%) CRM
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
8 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) Citrix
8 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.52%) Military
8 3 (6.52%) Migration
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 7

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) SMS
2 1 (2.17%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.17%) DataStage
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Military
4 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) NHS
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.35%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
2 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
2 5 (10.87%) Change Management
3 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.52%) CRM
4 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) Project Management
4 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.35%) ERP
5 2 (4.35%) Logistics
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.35%) Web Development
5 2 (4.35%) Use Case
5 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) Perl
3 2 (4.35%) PHP
3 2 (4.35%) Korn
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
1 1 (2.17%) Basel II
1 1 (2.17%) Basel III
1 1 (2.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) DameWare
1 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Citrix
3 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.35%) Siebel
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Sage
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec
4 1 (2.17%) Sophos
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) RedPrairie
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle