The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 520 430 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.40% 17.96% 17.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.17% 18.79% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 263 217
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £216 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 55
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.20 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -18.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £39.19 £23.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3028 2289 2259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.61% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1832 1367 1162
Median daily rate £400 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 155 193
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Warwickshire 0 125 £400 +14.28% 9
Birmingham -4 112 £350 - 29
Coventry -4 74 £400 +14.28% 25
Staffordshire +10 41 £323 -7.85% 14
Shropshire -11 39 £390 +31.09% 6
Herefordshire +6 11 £363 -27.50%
Worcestershire -7 10 £358 +10.00% 3
Dudley 0 9 £80 -21.95% 2
Solihull -15 9 £356 -5.00% 2
Wolverhampton +4 6 £285 -5.00% 2
Sutton Coldfield 0 5 £295 -10.60% 3
West Bromwich -1 5 £275 - 1
Walsall -1 4 £235 -21.64% 6
Kingswinford - 3 £304 -
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 229 (22.50%) Finance
2 188 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (14.24%) Business Analysis
4 127 (12.48%) SQL
5 120 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
6 117 (11.49%) Windows
7 114 (11.20%) Microsoft
8 109 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 94 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 81 (7.96%) Migration
10 81 (7.96%) Test Scripting
11 80 (7.86%) ITIL
12 77 (7.56%) MS Excel
12 77 (7.56%) Data Analysis
13 75 (7.37%) ISEB
14 73 (7.17%) Use Case
15 64 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
16 63 (6.19%) Active Directory
17 62 (6.09%) Change Management
18 60 (5.89%) MS Office
19 56 (5.50%) Oracle
20 55 (5.40%) Data Modelling
20 55 (5.40%) Project Management
21 53 (5.21%) Waterfall
22 52 (5.11%) SAP
22 52 (5.11%) Retail
23 48 (4.72%) ISTQB
24 47 (4.62%) User Stories
25 46 (4.52%) Data Migration
25 46 (4.52%) Security Cleared

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 28 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.87%) SAS
3 15 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.28%) Confluence
5 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (0.49%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.39%) CMS
6 4 (0.39%) Documentum
6 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.29%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.29%) SAP Portal
8 2 (0.20%) IIS
8 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 77 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 60 (5.89%) MS Office
3 43 (4.22%) MS Visio
4 37 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (2.46%) MS Project
6 10 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.79%) SPSS
8 2 (0.20%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.69%) Maximo
2 7 (0.69%) SAP HR
3 6 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.49%) SAP HCM
4 5 (0.49%) TRIRIGA
5 4 (0.39%) Magento
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.39%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.29%) INSURE/90
6 3 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
6 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.20%) FastStats
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.20%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.47%) Office 365
2 12 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
3 9 (0.88%) SaaS
4 5 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.39%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.96%) LAN
2 18 (1.77%) WAN
3 13 (1.28%) Firewall
4 12 (1.18%) Internet
5 9 (0.88%) DHCP
5 9 (0.88%) VPN
5 9 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.79%) DNS
7 7 (0.69%) Network Security
8 6 (0.59%) Wireless
9 5 (0.49%) TACACS
10 4 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (0.39%) SAN
10 4 (0.39%) SSL
11 3 (0.29%) Intranet
11 3 (0.29%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.29%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.29%) MPLS
11 3 (0.29%) WLAN
12 2 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (3.24%) SQL Server
3 27 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 17 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.28%) Big Data
7 11 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.08%) Pentaho
7 11 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.98%) QlikView
9 7 (0.69%) Data Mining
9 7 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
9 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.59%) SAP HANA
11 5 (0.49%) GIS
11 5 (0.49%) MS Access
11 5 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (0.39%) DataStage
12 4 (0.39%) SAP BI
12 4 (0.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (2.75%) JIRA
2 13 (1.28%) Selenium
3 7 (0.69%) Cucumber
3 7 (0.69%) HP UFT
4 6 (0.59%) PVCS
4 6 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.49%) Toad
6 4 (0.39%) SpecFlow
6 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.39%) WinRunner
7 3 (0.29%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.29%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.29%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.20%) Appium
8 2 (0.20%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.20%) Subversion
8 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 229 (22.50%) Finance
2 52 (5.11%) Retail
3 25 (2.46%) Banking
4 17 (1.67%) Legal
4 17 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.47%) Automotive
7 13 (1.28%) Marketing
8 10 (0.98%) Billing
9 9 (0.88%) General Ledger
10 8 (0.79%) Local Government
10 8 (0.79%) Military
11 4 (0.39%) Advertising
11 4 (0.39%) Back Office
11 4 (0.39%) German Language
12 3 (0.29%) Law
12 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.098%) Electronics
14 1 (0.098%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.65%) XML
2 12 (1.18%) .NET
3 8 (0.79%) HTML
3 8 (0.79%) Web Services
4 4 (0.39%) Middleware
5 3 (0.29%) CSS
5 3 (0.29%) EDI
5 3 (0.29%) XBRL
6 2 (0.20%) iOS SDK
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.20%) XML Schema
6 2 (0.20%) XSLT
7 1 (0.098%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.098%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.098%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.098%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.098%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.098%) MAPI
7 1 (0.098%) MDX
7 1 (0.098%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 120 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (2.95%) Mainframe
3 27 (2.65%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.16%) NHS
5 20 (1.96%) User Experience
6 17 (1.67%) Data Structures
6 17 (1.67%) Statistics
7 12 (1.18%) Credit Risk
8 11 (1.08%) Data Centre
9 8 (0.79%) EPoS
9 8 (0.79%) Mathematics
9 8 (0.79%) Smart Meter
10 7 (0.69%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.59%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.59%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.49%) AS400
12 5 (0.49%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.49%) Economics
12 5 (0.49%) iSeries
12 5 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 117 (11.49%) Windows
2 45 (4.42%) Windows 7
3 32 (3.14%) Unix
3 32 (3.14%) Windows Server
4 15 (1.47%) Linux
4 15 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (1.38%) Windows 10
6 13 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.18%) Android
8 11 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.98%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.79%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.29%) MVS
13 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.098%) AIX
14 1 (0.098%) Fedora
14 1 (0.098%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (14.24%) Business Analysis
3 109 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 81 (7.96%) Migration
5 81 (7.96%) Test Scripting
6 80 (7.86%) ITIL
7 77 (7.56%) Data Analysis
8 73 (7.17%) Use Case
9 64 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
10 62 (6.09%) Change Management
11 55 (5.40%) Data Modelling
11 55 (5.40%) Project Management
12 53 (5.21%) Waterfall
13 47 (4.62%) User Stories
14 46 (4.52%) Data Migration
15 44 (4.32%) CRM
16 42 (4.13%) UML
17 36 (3.54%) GAP Analysis
18 34 (3.34%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 127 (12.48%) SQL
2 27 (2.65%) Java
3 18 (1.77%) PL/SQL
4 16 (1.57%) T-SQL
5 8 (0.79%) VBA
6 7 (0.69%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.49%) RPG
7 5 (0.49%) RPG/400
7 5 (0.49%) SAS Macro
8 4 (0.39%) C#
8 4 (0.39%) PHP
8 4 (0.39%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.29%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.20%) C
10 2 (0.20%) C++
10 2 (0.20%) Python
10 2 (0.20%) R
10 2 (0.20%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.20%) VBScript
11 1 (0.098%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 75 (7.37%) ISEB
2 48 (4.72%) ISTQB
3 46 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 36 (3.54%) Degree
5 30 (2.95%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.79%) MCSE
9 7 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.69%) MCSA
10 6 (0.59%) A+ Certification
10 6 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.59%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.59%) MCP
11 5 (0.49%) CCNP
12 4 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.29%) CCNA
13 3 (0.29%) CISSP
13 3 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.73%) Data Quality
2 33 (3.24%) QA
3 18 (1.77%) SLA
4 9 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.20%) Basel III
7 1 (0.098%) Basel II
7 1 (0.098%) MiFID
7 1 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.59%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.20%) Firmware
5 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.098%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.098%) Snort
6 1 (0.098%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.098%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.49%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.39%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.39%) SCOM
4 3 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.29%) Puppet
4 3 (0.29%) SCCM
4 3 (0.29%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.20%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.20%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.20%) vMotion
6 1 (0.098%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.098%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.098%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.098%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.098%) SCSM
6 1 (0.098%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.098%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.50%) Oracle
3 52 (5.11%) SAP
4 40 (3.93%) Pega
5 29 (2.85%) CA
6 28 (2.75%) HP
7 15 (1.47%) Cisco
8 13 (1.28%) Informatica
9 12 (1.18%) IBM
9 12 (1.18%) VMware
10 11 (1.08%) Trillium
11 10 (0.98%) Citrix
11 10 (0.98%) DataFlux
11 10 (0.98%) Red Hat
11 10 (0.98%) Symantec
12 9 (0.88%) Guidewire
12 9 (0.88%) ServiceNow
13 8 (0.79%) Cognos
13 8 (0.79%) Google
13 8 (0.79%) Intel Security
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £80 Per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Empiric Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Costello & Reyes Limited
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield or Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: £500-£530 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Intech 7
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 6 days ago