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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 495 442 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.84% 17.44% 19.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.87% 18.49% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 251 279
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £177 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.25 £13.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -11.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.17 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.94 £37.50 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.14%
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
2623 2391 2227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.56% 94.32% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1597 1324 1242
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 119 184
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.80 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.96% -10.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £33.55 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 0 122 £343 +5.38% 12
Coventry -2 87 £425 +28.30% 13
Birmingham -4 87 £350 +4.94% 27
Shropshire +9 52 £375 +11.11% 7
Staffordshire 0 32 £300 - 16
Solihull -13 8 £375 +7.14% 5
Worcestershire -1 7 £313 +38.88% 5
West Bromwich 0 6 £344 +41.17% 1
Walsall +5 5 £388 - 1
Wolverhampton +2 5 £320 +34.73% 1
Smethwick - 2 £129 -
Herefordshire +15 1 - - 1
Kingswinford +3 1 £310 -
Dudley -2 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - - 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 239 (22.72%) Finance
2 221 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (13.50%) Microsoft
4 141 (13.40%) Business Analysis
5 137 (13.02%) SQL
6 120 (11.41%) Windows
7 118 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
8 102 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 99 (9.41%) Data Analysis
10 96 (9.13%) ITIL
11 89 (8.46%) Migration
12 84 (7.98%) Test Scripting
13 82 (7.79%) Project Management
14 76 (7.22%) MS Excel
15 75 (7.13%) Waterfall
16 69 (6.56%) CRM
17 68 (6.46%) Use Case
17 68 (6.46%) User Stories
18 67 (6.37%) Oracle
19 65 (6.18%) Security Cleared
20 62 (5.89%) Data Modelling
21 61 (5.80%) Retail
22 60 (5.70%) ISEB
22 60 (5.70%) Change Management
23 55 (5.23%) MS Office
23 55 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
24 53 (5.04%) Data Migration
25 52 (4.94%) Active Directory
26 51 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
26 51 (4.85%) SQL Server

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 31 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.90%) SAS
3 15 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.05%) Confluence
5 10 (0.95%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.76%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.57%) CMS
8 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.38%) IIS
8 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.19%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.19%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.095%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.095%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 76 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 55 (5.23%) MS Office
3 41 (3.90%) MS Visio
4 37 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.62%) SPSS
6 16 (1.52%) MS Project
7 11 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.19%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.095%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 41 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.76%) FastStats
3 8 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.57%) Magento
5 5 (0.48%) TRIRIGA
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.38%) Primavera
6 4 (0.38%) SAP GRC
6 4 (0.38%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.29%) Maximo
7 3 (0.29%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.19%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.19%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.095%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.95%) Google Analytics
2 10 (0.95%) Office 365
3 6 (0.57%) GitHub
3 6 (0.57%) SaaS
4 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.29%) G Suite
6 2 (0.19%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.095%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.095%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.095%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.095%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.76%) Firewall
2 23 (2.19%) LAN
3 19 (1.81%) VPN
4 17 (1.62%) WAN
5 14 (1.33%) DNS
5 14 (1.33%) Internet
6 13 (1.24%) Network Security
6 13 (1.24%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (0.86%) HTTP
9 8 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.67%) NAS
10 7 (0.67%) SAN
11 6 (0.57%) DHCP
11 6 (0.57%) Intranet
12 4 (0.38%) Wireless
13 3 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.29%) MPLS
13 3 (0.29%) VLAN
13 3 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (2.19%) Big Data
5 23 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.33%) QlikView
8 11 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.76%) MS Access
11 6 (0.57%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.57%) GIS
11 6 (0.57%) IBM InfoSphere
12 5 (0.48%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.48%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.38%) Power BI
14 3 (0.29%) DB2
15 2 (0.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 30 (2.85%) JIRA
2 23 (2.19%) Selenium
3 17 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.52%) Cucumber
5 14 (1.33%) SoapUI
6 11 (1.05%) HP UFT
7 10 (0.95%) Toad
8 8 (0.76%) SpecFlow
8 8 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.67%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.57%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.48%) JMeter
12 4 (0.38%) Fiddler
12 4 (0.38%) JUnit
13 3 (0.29%) Gatling
13 3 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.29%) PhantomJS
13 3 (0.29%) RSpec
14 2 (0.19%) LoadRunner
14 2 (0.19%) PVCS
General
1 239 (22.72%) Finance
2 61 (5.80%) Retail
3 45 (4.28%) Banking
4 17 (1.62%) Advertising
4 17 (1.62%) Automotive
5 13 (1.24%) Marketing
6 10 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.76%) General Ledger
7 8 (0.76%) Legal
8 7 (0.67%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.48%) Back Office
10 5 (0.48%) Local Government
11 4 (0.38%) Billing
12 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.19%) German Language
13 2 (0.19%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.095%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.095%) Slovak Language
14 1 (0.095%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.23%) Web Services
2 26 (2.47%) XML
3 18 (1.71%) .NET
4 9 (0.86%) SOAP
5 6 (0.57%) Middleware
6 5 (0.48%) HTML
6 5 (0.48%) JSON
7 3 (0.29%) CSS
7 3 (0.29%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.29%) Node.js
8 2 (0.19%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.19%) MDX
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.19%) XSLT
9 1 (0.095%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.095%) COM
9 1 (0.095%) EDI
9 1 (0.095%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.095%) jQuery
9 1 (0.095%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.14%) Mainframe
4 24 (2.28%) NHS
5 19 (1.81%) Data Centre
5 19 (1.81%) Data Structures
5 19 (1.81%) User Experience
6 14 (1.33%) Visualisation
7 11 (1.05%) Mathematics
7 11 (1.05%) Statistics
8 10 (0.95%) Computer Science
9 8 (0.76%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.57%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.57%) Minimum Viable Product
10 6 (0.57%) Wiki
11 5 (0.48%) CMDB
11 5 (0.48%) Data Conversion
11 5 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.48%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.38%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 120 (11.41%) Windows
2 37 (3.52%) Unix
3 33 (3.14%) Windows 7
4 24 (2.28%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.00%) Linux
6 15 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.67%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.57%) Solaris
10 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.48%) AIX
11 5 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.38%) SUSE
13 3 (0.29%) Android
13 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.29%) MVS
14 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.095%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (13.40%) Business Analysis
3 102 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (9.41%) Data Analysis
5 96 (9.13%) ITIL
6 89 (8.46%) Migration
7 84 (7.98%) Test Scripting
8 82 (7.79%) Project Management
9 75 (7.13%) Waterfall
10 69 (6.56%) CRM
11 68 (6.46%) Use Case
11 68 (6.46%) User Stories
12 62 (5.89%) Data Modelling
13 60 (5.70%) Change Management
14 55 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
15 53 (5.04%) Data Migration
16 51 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
17 46 (4.37%) Scrum
18 44 (4.18%) GAP Analysis
19 38 (3.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 137 (13.02%) SQL
2 32 (3.04%) T-SQL
3 29 (2.76%) Java
4 13 (1.24%) C
5 11 (1.05%) C#
5 11 (1.05%) R
6 10 (0.95%) JavaScript
7 9 (0.86%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.48%) PHP
8 5 (0.48%) VB
8 5 (0.48%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.38%) COBOL
10 2 (0.19%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.19%) Python
10 2 (0.19%) SAS Macro
10 2 (0.19%) VBA
11 1 (0.095%) ABAP
11 1 (0.095%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.095%) JCL
11 1 (0.095%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (6.18%) Security Cleared
2 60 (5.70%) ISEB
3 46 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 36 (3.42%) Degree
4 36 (3.42%) ISTQB
5 19 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (1.14%) CCNA
8 10 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.67%) MCP
10 6 (0.57%) A+ Certification
10 6 (0.57%) CCSA
10 6 (0.57%) CEH
10 6 (0.57%) GCFA
10 6 (0.57%) GCIH
11 5 (0.48%) CISSP
11 5 (0.48%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.18%) SLA
2 40 (3.80%) Data Quality
3 33 (3.14%) QA
4 7 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.29%) Basel II
8 1 (0.095%) Basel III
8 1 (0.095%) COSO
8 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.29%) Terminal Server
3 3 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.095%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.095%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.095%) Firmware
5 1 (0.095%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.095%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.095%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (0.48%) SCCM
4 4 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (0.38%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.29%) Puppet
5 3 (0.29%) QRadar
6 2 (0.19%) SCOM
6 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.095%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.095%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.095%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.095%) Netcool
7 1 (0.095%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.095%) OpenView
7 1 (0.095%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.095%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.095%) WSUS
7 1 (0.095%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 142 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 67 (6.37%) Oracle
3 43 (4.09%) SAP
4 32 (3.04%) CA
5 18 (1.71%) Google
6 17 (1.62%) Cisco
7 14 (1.33%) IBM
8 11 (1.05%) LANDesk
8 11 (1.05%) Pega
8 11 (1.05%) webMethods
9 10 (0.95%) Citrix
9 10 (0.95%) Cognos
9 10 (0.95%) Intel Security
9 10 (0.95%) VMware
10 9 (0.86%) HP
11 7 (0.67%) Informatica
12 6 (0.57%) BMC
12 6 (0.57%) DataFlux
12 6 (0.57%) Guidewire
12 6 (0.57%) Trillium
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £26000 per hour + hol and development
Posted: 5 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
networx
Rate: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Candidate Source
Rate: Up to £20,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Networx
Rate: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 9 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Rate: £15,000 - £20,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago