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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 410 383 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.13% 16.22% 15.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.31% 17.79% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 197 113
Average daily rate
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£333 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £189 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 25
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.06 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £23.00 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
2368 2153 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.15% 91.19% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 1112 713
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 169 130
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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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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 -1 112 £339 +4.15% 36
Warwickshire +1 83 £338 +17.39% 10
Coventry +1 61 £325 - 13
Staffordshire -3 23 £285 -12.30% 11
Shropshire -3 16 £500 +179.32% 3
Worcestershire -1 15 £325 -20.73% 5
Dudley +1 12 £125 -64.28%
Solihull -1 10 £380 +13.43% 5
Wolverhampton -7 4 £300 -17.80% 1
Walsall +2 2 £300 -7.69% 1
West Bromwich -11 2 - - 4
Herefordshire -4 1 £323 - 1
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 165 (20.42%) Finance
2 160 (19.80%) Microsoft
3 125 (15.47%) Windows
4 124 (15.35%) SQL
5 116 (14.36%) MS Excel
6 112 (13.86%) ITIL
7 103 (12.75%) MS Office
8 90 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 86 (10.64%) Business Analysis
10 81 (10.02%) Active Directory
10 81 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
11 66 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
12 64 (7.92%) SQL Server
13 63 (7.80%) Migration
14 54 (6.68%) Project Management
14 54 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
15 50 (6.19%) Retail
15 50 (6.19%) Data Analysis
16 48 (5.94%) Windows XP
17 47 (5.82%) Citrix
17 47 (5.82%) Oracle
18 45 (5.57%) Banking
19 43 (5.32%) SLA
20 42 (5.20%) NHS
21 41 (5.07%) ISEB
21 41 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 40 (4.95%) SAP
23 39 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 38 (4.70%) User Acceptance Testing
24 38 (4.70%) Windows 7

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 32 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.23%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.61%) SAS
4 9 (1.11%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.11%) IBM Notes
5 7 (0.87%) WorkSite
6 6 (0.74%) Lync
7 5 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.50%) IIS
8 4 (0.50%) CICS
9 3 (0.37%) CMS
9 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 116 (14.36%) MS Excel
2 103 (12.75%) MS Office
3 21 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.73%) MS Project
6 11 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.50%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.12%) InDesign
8 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.37%) CA PPM
4 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.37%) Eikon
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Utilities
5 2 (0.25%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.25%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.12%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Movex
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (1.11%) Office 365
2 3 (0.37%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.12%) Taleo
3 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.12%) SaaS
3 1 (0.12%) PaaS
3 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.46%) LAN
2 33 (4.08%) WAN
3 14 (1.73%) Firewall
4 13 (1.61%) VPN
5 9 (1.11%) DHCP
5 9 (1.11%) DNS
6 8 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.99%) VoIP
7 6 (0.74%) Network Security
7 6 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (0.74%) Internet
7 6 (0.74%) SAN
8 4 (0.50%) Intranet
8 4 (0.50%) IPsec
8 4 (0.50%) VLAN
9 3 (0.37%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.37%) HTTP
9 3 (0.37%) LDAP
9 3 (0.37%) MPLS
9 3 (0.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (1.86%) MS Access
7 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.87%) OLAP
9 7 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (0.74%) IBM InfoSphere
10 6 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.50%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (0.50%) DB2
12 4 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.50%) MySQL
12 4 (0.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.62%) Selenium
4 4 (0.50%) JIRA
5 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.25%) FishEye
6 2 (0.25%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.25%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.25%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.25%) NUnit
6 2 (0.25%) Subversion
6 2 (0.25%) Maven
7 1 (0.12%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.12%) Toad
7 1 (0.12%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.12%) ERwin
7 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
General
1 165 (20.42%) Finance
2 50 (6.19%) Retail
3 45 (5.57%) Banking
4 31 (3.84%) Automotive
5 18 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.23%) Marketing
6 15 (1.86%) Retail Banking
7 13 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.49%) Legal
9 10 (1.24%) Billing
10 9 (1.11%) Local Government
11 5 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.62%) Electronics
11 5 (0.62%) Law
12 4 (0.50%) Front Office
12 4 (0.50%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.37%) Advertising
14 2 (0.25%) French Language
14 2 (0.25%) Welsh Language
14 2 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.09%) .NET
2 22 (2.72%) XML
3 13 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 8 (0.99%) HTML
5 6 (0.74%) Web Services
6 5 (0.62%) ADO.NET
7 4 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (0.50%) JSON
8 3 (0.37%) XML Messaging
8 3 (0.37%) Middleware
9 2 (0.25%) XSLT
9 2 (0.25%) XMPP
10 1 (0.12%) Ajax
10 1 (0.12%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.12%) MDX
10 1 (0.12%) CGI
10 1 (0.12%) EDI
10 1 (0.12%) J2EE
10 1 (0.12%) CSS
10 1 (0.12%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.20%) NHS
3 25 (3.09%) Blackberry
4 23 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.35%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.10%) Data Structures
7 12 (1.49%) CMDB
7 12 (1.49%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.24%) User Experience
9 9 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (0.74%) FMCG
11 6 (0.74%) Statistics
12 5 (0.62%) PDA
12 5 (0.62%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.62%) Human Factors
12 5 (0.62%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.50%) LPAR
13 4 (0.50%) DTV
14 3 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 125 (15.47%) Windows
2 48 (5.94%) Windows XP
3 38 (4.70%) Windows 7
4 34 (4.21%) Linux
5 24 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.98%) HPUX
8 13 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.49%) UNIX
10 10 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (0.74%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.50%) zOS
13 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.25%) Solaris
14 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.12%) SUSE
15 1 (0.12%) AIX
15 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (13.86%) ITIL
2 90 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 86 (10.64%) Business Analysis
4 66 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (7.80%) Migration
6 54 (6.68%) Project Management
6 54 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
7 50 (6.19%) Data Analysis
8 38 (4.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 35 (4.33%) Service Management
10 32 (3.96%) Test Scripting
11 31 (3.84%) Data Migration
11 31 (3.84%) CRM
12 30 (3.71%) PRINCE2
12 30 (3.71%) Data Modelling
13 26 (3.22%) E-Commerce
13 26 (3.22%) Change Management
14 24 (2.97%) Use Case
15 23 (2.85%) ERP
16 22 (2.72%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 124 (15.35%) SQL
2 31 (3.84%) T-SQL
3 14 (1.73%) C#
4 13 (1.61%) Java
5 10 (1.24%) PL/SQL
6 9 (1.11%) VBA
6 9 (1.11%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.74%) VB
7 6 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 5 (0.62%) VB6
9 4 (0.50%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.37%) VBScript
10 3 (0.37%) C
11 2 (0.25%) Perl
11 2 (0.25%) PHP
11 2 (0.25%) ABAP
12 1 (0.12%) Ruby
12 1 (0.12%) Delphi
12 1 (0.12%) Python
12 1 (0.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (5.07%) ISEB
2 34 (4.21%) Degree
3 28 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.85%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.98%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.36%) CCNP
8 9 (1.11%) MCSE
8 9 (1.11%) CCNA
8 9 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.87%) MCP
9 7 (0.87%) CISSP
10 6 (0.74%) CISM
11 5 (0.62%) CISA
12 4 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.25%) CRISC
14 2 (0.25%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.32%) SLA
2 28 (3.47%) QA
3 14 (1.73%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) FATCA
6 2 (0.25%) HL7
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) Basel II
7 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.12%) Basel III
7 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 81 (10.02%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.36%) Hyper-V
2 11 (1.36%) vSphere
3 9 (1.11%) XenApp
3 9 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.12%) vCloud
6 1 (0.12%) KVM
6 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.87%) SCCM
3 4 (0.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.37%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.37%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.37%) SCOM
4 3 (0.37%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.12%) WSUS
6 1 (0.12%) DameWare
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.12%) Nagios
6 1 (0.12%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.12%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 160 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.82%) Citrix
2 47 (5.82%) Oracle
3 40 (4.95%) SAP
4 35 (4.33%) HP
5 26 (3.22%) Business Objects
6 25 (3.09%) Cisco
7 18 (2.23%) IBM
8 17 (2.10%) Cognos
8 17 (2.10%) Pega
9 13 (1.61%) VMware
10 11 (1.36%) Lotus
11 9 (1.11%) Progress
11 9 (1.11%) Remedy
12 8 (0.99%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.99%) LANDesk
12 8 (0.99%) Informatica
12 8 (0.99%) Teradata
13 7 (0.87%) Google
13 7 (0.87%) Aprimo
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Posted: Yesterday
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HFG
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HFG
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Big Red Recruitment
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Enterprise Partners
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TD Group
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HFG
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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HFG
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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