The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 403 400 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.89% 18.34% 17.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.83% 19.83% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 228 229
Average daily rate £328 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £152 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 58 28
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.06 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.74% +6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.11 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.00 £41.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
2395 2017 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.44% 92.48% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1123 1028
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 178 138
Average hourly rate £14.10 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.03% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 13 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
Birmingham -2 102 £325 -3.70% 45
Warwickshire 0 65 £325 +18.18% 16
Coventry +1 62 £370 +23.33% 10
Shropshire -3 38 £400 +10.34% 5
Staffordshire 0 24 £319 +6.25% 15
Solihull -2 17 £388 +153.71% 8
Worcestershire +9 9 £275 -8.33% 7
Wolverhampton +4 8 £325 +23.80% 3
Herefordshire 0 3 £225 -40.00% 1
Walsall -1 2 £320 +6.66% 2
Sutton Coldfield -7 2 £338 +112.26% 1
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 213 (24.97%) Finance
2 137 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (14.54%) Business Analysis
4 119 (13.95%) SQL
5 101 (11.84%) Windows
5 101 (11.84%) Microsoft
6 100 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
7 80 (9.38%) Migration
8 76 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 75 (8.79%) MS Excel
10 71 (8.32%) Oracle
10 71 (8.32%) Active Directory
11 70 (8.21%) ITIL
12 69 (8.09%) MS Office
12 69 (8.09%) Data Analysis
13 65 (7.62%) Test Scripting
14 63 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 63 (7.39%) ISEB
15 55 (6.45%) ISTQB
15 55 (6.45%) Retail
16 50 (5.86%) Data Modelling
16 50 (5.86%) Project Management
17 45 (5.28%) QA
18 43 (5.04%) Banking
18 43 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
19 42 (4.92%) SAP
19 42 (4.92%) Change Management
20 40 (4.69%) Data Migration
21 38 (4.45%) Windows 7
21 38 (4.45%) Scrum

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 30 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.88%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.52%) CICS
4 10 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (1.06%) CMS
6 8 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.82%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.59%) SAS
9 4 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.35%) Confluence
10 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.35%) FileNet
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 3 (0.35%) SAP Portal
10 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 75 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 69 (8.09%) MS Office
3 23 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.94%) MS Project
6 6 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.35%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) InDesign
8 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.82%) Oracle Payroll
4 4 (0.47%) BPCS
4 4 (0.47%) INSURE/90
4 4 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.47%) SAP HCM
4 4 (0.47%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.35%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.23%) Infor LN
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.52%) Office 365
2 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.12%) IaaS
3 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.88%) LAN
2 14 (1.64%) Internet
3 11 (1.29%) Firewall
4 10 (1.17%) WAN
5 9 (1.06%) Wireless
6 7 (0.82%) DNS
7 6 (0.70%) DHCP
8 5 (0.59%) Network Security
8 5 (0.59%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.59%) VoIP
9 4 (0.47%) FTP
9 4 (0.47%) Intranet
9 4 (0.47%) VPN
10 3 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.35%) SAN
10 3 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.23%) HTTP
11 2 (0.23%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (1.76%) DB2
5 14 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.41%) MS Access
7 9 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.94%) SAP BW
9 7 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
11 5 (0.59%) OLAP
11 5 (0.59%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.47%) SAP HANA
12 4 (0.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.35%) Big Data
13 3 (0.35%) DataStage
14 2 (0.23%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 24 (2.81%) Selenium
2 18 (2.11%) Cucumber
3 12 (1.41%) JIRA
4 8 (0.94%) PVCS
5 7 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.82%) WebDriver
6 6 (0.70%) Appium
6 6 (0.70%) LoadRunner
6 6 (0.70%) SpecFlow
6 6 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (0.47%) Subversion
8 3 (0.35%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.35%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.23%) FishEye
9 2 (0.23%) GitLab
9 2 (0.23%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 213 (24.97%) Finance
2 55 (6.45%) Retail
3 43 (5.04%) Banking
4 24 (2.81%) Legal
5 16 (1.88%) Law
6 13 (1.52%) Automotive
6 13 (1.52%) Retail Banking
7 12 (1.41%) Marketing
8 10 (1.17%) Advertising
8 10 (1.17%) Local Government
8 10 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.94%) Back Office
9 8 (0.94%) Billing
10 7 (0.82%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.82%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.59%) Front Office
11 5 (0.59%) Games
12 4 (0.47%) German Language
13 3 (0.35%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.05%) XML
2 15 (1.76%) .NET
3 10 (1.17%) HTML
4 8 (0.94%) EDI
5 7 (0.82%) jQuery
5 7 (0.82%) XML Messaging
6 6 (0.70%) CSS
6 6 (0.70%) Gherkin
7 5 (0.59%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.47%) Middleware
9 3 (0.35%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.35%) Web Services
9 3 (0.35%) WebCenter
10 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.12%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.12%) HTML5
11 1 (0.12%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (0.12%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 100 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.05%) NHS
4 20 (2.34%) Mainframe
5 19 (2.23%) Blackberry
6 15 (1.76%) AS400
7 13 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 12 (1.41%) EPoS
8 12 (1.41%) iSeries
9 10 (1.17%) Data Centre
10 8 (0.94%) Statistics
11 7 (0.82%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.59%) Derivative
12 5 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.47%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.47%) Fintech
13 4 (0.47%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (0.47%) User Experience
14 3 (0.35%) CMDB
14 3 (0.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 101 (11.84%) Windows
2 38 (4.45%) Windows 7
3 29 (3.40%) Unix
4 23 (2.70%) Windows XP
5 17 (1.99%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.52%) zOS
7 10 (1.17%) Linux
8 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.59%) Android
11 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (14.54%) Business Analysis
3 80 (9.38%) Migration
4 76 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (8.21%) ITIL
6 69 (8.09%) Data Analysis
7 65 (7.62%) Test Scripting
8 63 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 50 (5.86%) Data Modelling
9 50 (5.86%) Project Management
10 43 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (4.92%) Change Management
12 40 (4.69%) Data Migration
13 38 (4.45%) Scrum
14 35 (4.10%) ERP
14 35 (4.10%) Waterfall
15 34 (3.99%) CRM
16 31 (3.63%) Business Process Mapping
17 29 (3.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 29 (3.40%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 119 (13.95%) SQL
2 24 (2.81%) Java
3 13 (1.52%) JCL
3 13 (1.52%) PL/SQL
4 12 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.17%) RPG
5 10 (1.17%) VBA
6 8 (0.94%) C#
7 7 (0.82%) RPG IV
8 6 (0.70%) Perl
9 5 (0.59%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.59%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.47%) C
10 4 (0.47%) RPG/400
11 3 (0.35%) VBScript
12 2 (0.23%) VB
12 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.12%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.12%) COBOL
13 1 (0.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (7.39%) ISEB
2 55 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 36 (4.22%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.46%) Degree
6 15 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.06%) CISSP
9 9 (1.06%) MCSE
10 8 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.94%) CISM
10 8 (0.94%) MCP
11 5 (0.59%) ACCA
12 4 (0.47%) CCNA
12 4 (0.47%) CCNP
12 4 (0.47%) CISA
12 4 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.28%) QA
2 35 (4.10%) Data Quality
3 26 (3.05%) SLA
4 7 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) FATCA
7 1 (0.12%) MiFID
7 1 (0.12%) P3O
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (8.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.17%) RACF
3 3 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.23%) vSphere
4 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.23%) XenServer
5 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.52%) CA Endevor
3 4 (0.47%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.47%) SCCM
4 3 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.23%) QRadar
5 2 (0.23%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.23%) WSUS
5 2 (0.23%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 101 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 71 (8.32%) Oracle
3 42 (4.92%) SAP
4 35 (4.10%) Pega
5 33 (3.87%) Citrix
6 26 (3.05%) CA
7 23 (2.70%) Cisco
8 19 (2.23%) IBM
8 19 (2.23%) VMware
9 17 (1.99%) HP
10 13 (1.52%) iManage
11 11 (1.29%) Cognos
11 11 (1.29%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.06%) Trillium
13 8 (0.94%) JD Edwards
14 7 (0.82%) Lotus
15 6 (0.70%) Baan
15 6 (0.70%) Talend
16 5 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
16 5 (0.59%) Symantec
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300.00 - £400.0 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
ECS
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
First Point
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Capita plc
Rate: £250.00 - £251 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Philip Morris
Rate: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 25 days ago