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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 446 397 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.50% 16.88% 19.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.67% 17.86% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 213 244
Median daily rate £363 £325 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £169 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £342 £347
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 54
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £13.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.89 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £37.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.19
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +12.77%

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
2267 2223 1979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.03% 94.52% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1204 1146
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 £210 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 103 163
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 0 115 £340 +4.21% 10
Coventry -1 84 £425 +19.29% 11
Birmingham -2 81 £320 -1.53% 41
Shropshire +11 38 £375 -6.25% 3
Staffordshire +7 30 £355 +16.39% 8
Solihull -13 11 £375 -3.22% 7
West Bromwich 0 5 £363 -
Walsall +3 4 £425 +32.81%
Wolverhampton +2 4 - -
Worcestershire -2 4 £225 +21.62% 2
Herefordshire +4 3 £325 +44.44% 5
Kingswinford - 3 £339 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £588 - 3
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 207 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (19.62%) Finance
3 141 (14.80%) Microsoft
4 130 (13.64%) SQL
5 126 (13.22%) Business Analysis
6 113 (11.86%) Windows
7 102 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
8 89 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 88 (9.23%) Data Analysis
10 87 (9.13%) Migration
11 86 (9.02%) ITIL
12 78 (8.18%) Project Management
13 76 (7.97%) Test Scripting
14 71 (7.45%) MS Excel
15 67 (7.03%) Waterfall
16 66 (6.93%) CRM
17 62 (6.51%) Change Management
17 62 (6.51%) Security Cleared
18 61 (6.40%) Use Case
19 60 (6.30%) Retail
19 60 (6.30%) Oracle
20 58 (6.09%) User Stories
21 57 (5.98%) MS Office
22 55 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
23 53 (5.56%) SQL Server
24 52 (5.46%) Data Modelling
25 51 (5.35%) ISEB
26 48 (5.04%) Active Directory
27 46 (4.83%) SC Cleared
28 45 (4.72%) Data Migration

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 21 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.36%) SAS
3 12 (1.26%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 9 (0.94%) Confluence
6 7 (0.73%) CMS
6 7 (0.73%) IIS
7 4 (0.42%) Apache
7 4 (0.42%) JBoss
7 4 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.31%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.21%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.10%) Documentum
10 1 (0.10%) MindAlign
10 1 (0.10%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 71 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 57 (5.98%) MS Office
3 34 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 27 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.26%) MS Project
6 11 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (1.15%) SPSS
7 3 (0.31%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.10%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 43 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.84%) FastStats
3 7 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.42%) Magento
5 4 (0.42%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.42%) SAP GRC
5 4 (0.42%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.21%) Primavera
6 2 (0.21%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.10%) HFM
7 1 (0.10%) Maximo
7 1 (0.10%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.10%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.10%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 9 (0.94%) Office 365
4 6 (0.63%) GitHub
5 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.21%) G Suite
5 2 (0.21%) Google Drive
5 2 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.25%) Firewall
2 20 (2.10%) LAN
3 19 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.68%) Network Security
4 16 (1.68%) VPN
5 15 (1.57%) DNS
5 15 (1.57%) HTTP
5 15 (1.57%) WAN
6 12 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (0.94%) Internet
8 7 (0.73%) NAS
9 4 (0.42%) DHCP
9 4 (0.42%) Intranet
9 4 (0.42%) SAN
10 3 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.31%) VLAN
10 3 (0.31%) VoIP
10 3 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (0.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (1.89%) Big Data
5 18 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (1.05%) QlikView
8 8 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.73%) MS Access
10 6 (0.63%) GIS
11 5 (0.52%) Data Lake
12 4 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.31%) Power BI
13 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (2.73%) JIRA
2 22 (2.31%) Selenium
3 18 (1.89%) Cucumber
3 18 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (1.47%) HP UFT
4 14 (1.47%) SoapUI
5 8 (0.84%) SpecFlow
5 8 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (0.84%) Toad
6 7 (0.73%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.52%) JMeter
8 5 (0.52%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.42%) Fiddler
9 4 (0.42%) JUnit
10 3 (0.31%) Gatling
10 3 (0.31%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.31%) PhantomJS
10 3 (0.31%) RSpec
11 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 187 (19.62%) Finance
2 60 (6.30%) Retail
3 38 (3.99%) Banking
4 25 (2.62%) Automotive
5 19 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 16 (1.68%) Marketing
7 15 (1.57%) Advertising
8 9 (0.94%) Legal
9 7 (0.73%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.52%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.42%) Local Government
12 3 (0.31%) Back Office
12 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.21%) Billing
13 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.21%) German Language
13 2 (0.21%) Law
13 2 (0.21%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.10%) Slovak Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.88%) Web Services
2 21 (2.20%) XML
3 12 (1.26%) .NET
4 9 (0.94%) SOAP
5 7 (0.73%) JSON
6 5 (0.52%) Gherkin
7 4 (0.42%) Middleware
7 4 (0.42%) SAML
8 3 (0.31%) CSS
8 3 (0.31%) HTML
8 3 (0.31%) Node.js
9 2 (0.21%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (0.10%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.10%) EDI
10 1 (0.10%) Highcharts JS
10 1 (0.10%) HTML5
10 1 (0.10%) jQuery
10 1 (0.10%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.10%) MDX
10 1 (0.10%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 102 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 25 (2.62%) Data Centre
4 19 (1.99%) NHS
5 18 (1.89%) Mainframe
6 15 (1.57%) User Experience
7 14 (1.47%) Data Structures
8 13 (1.36%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.15%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.73%) Wiki
12 6 (0.63%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (0.63%) Statistics
13 5 (0.52%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.52%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.42%) CMDB
14 4 (0.42%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 113 (11.86%) Windows
2 39 (4.09%) Unix
3 28 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 25 (2.62%) Linux
4 25 (2.62%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.26%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.73%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.63%) Solaris
9 5 (0.52%) AIX
9 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.42%) SUSE
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.31%) Android
11 3 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.10%) CentOS
13 1 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (13.22%) Business Analysis
3 89 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (9.23%) Data Analysis
5 87 (9.13%) Migration
6 86 (9.02%) ITIL
7 78 (8.18%) Project Management
8 76 (7.97%) Test Scripting
9 67 (7.03%) Waterfall
10 66 (6.93%) CRM
11 62 (6.51%) Change Management
12 61 (6.40%) Use Case
13 58 (6.09%) User Stories
14 55 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
15 52 (5.46%) Data Modelling
16 45 (4.72%) Data Migration
17 44 (4.62%) Scrum
18 41 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
19 39 (4.09%) GAP Analysis
20 36 (3.78%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 130 (13.64%) SQL
2 26 (2.73%) Java
2 26 (2.73%) T-SQL
3 12 (1.26%) C
4 11 (1.15%) R
5 10 (1.05%) PL/SQL
6 9 (0.94%) C#
7 8 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.52%) VB
8 5 (0.52%) VBA
9 4 (0.42%) COBOL
9 4 (0.42%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.31%) PHP
11 2 (0.21%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.10%) ABAP
12 1 (0.10%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.10%) Perl
12 1 (0.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (6.51%) Security Cleared
2 51 (5.35%) ISEB
3 46 (4.83%) SC Cleared
4 42 (4.41%) Degree
5 37 (3.88%) ISTQB
6 15 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.36%) CCNA
7 13 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.84%) MCP
9 7 (0.73%) CCSA
9 7 (0.73%) CEH
9 7 (0.73%) GCFA
9 7 (0.73%) GCIH
10 6 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.31%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.31%) CHECK Team Member
11 3 (0.31%) CREST Certified
11 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.72%) SLA
2 39 (4.09%) Data Quality
3 35 (3.67%) QA
4 5 (0.52%) COSO
4 5 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.42%) GDPR
5 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) Basel II
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 48 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.31%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (1.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.31%) QRadar
3 3 (0.31%) SCCM
4 2 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.10%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.10%) Netcool
5 1 (0.10%) OpenView
5 1 (0.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.10%) Puppet
5 1 (0.10%) SCOM
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.10%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 141 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 60 (6.30%) Oracle
3 38 (3.99%) SAP
4 21 (2.20%) Google
5 16 (1.68%) CA
5 16 (1.68%) Cisco
6 14 (1.47%) IBM
7 12 (1.26%) Cognos
7 12 (1.26%) VMware
8 11 (1.15%) Intel Security
9 10 (1.05%) Citrix
9 10 (1.05%) LANDesk
10 9 (0.94%) HP
10 9 (0.94%) webMethods
11 7 (0.73%) Tableau
12 6 (0.63%) BMC
12 6 (0.63%) Remedy
12 6 (0.63%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.52%) Casewise
14 4 (0.42%) CheckPoint
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £365.00 - £385 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Herefordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Rate: £290 - £334 Per Day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £24 - £26 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Smethwick, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: From £13 to £17 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £325 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Linksap Europe LTD
Rate: Market (All Inclusive)
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Spring Technology
Rate: £11.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £9.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £200 - £245 per day
Posted: 25 days ago