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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 427 329 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.76% 13.92% 16.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.15% 15.29% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 186 128
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £177 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 24 31
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £22.20 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
2490 2152 1756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.88% 91.03% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1440 1111 819
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 £220 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 141 172
Average hourly rate £16.60 £15.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.73% -16.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +5 126 £330 -2.94% 31
Warwickshire +6 69 £325 +16.07% 15
Coventry +6 59 £318 -13.89% 14
Shropshire +7 29 £500 +133.10% 6
Staffordshire -2 27 £294 +6.81% 12
Dudley 0 15 £280 -22.75%
Solihull +7 14 £375 +15.38% 7
Worcestershire -6 9 £250 -27.27% 2
Wolverhampton -5 3 £300 -33.33% 1
Herefordshire -7 3 £375 +75.43%
West Bromwich -8 2 - - 1
Walsall -5 1 £300 -7.69%
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 156 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 143 (16.84%) Finance
3 140 (16.49%) Windows
4 134 (15.78%) ITIL
5 116 (13.66%) SQL
6 114 (13.43%) MS Excel
7 108 (12.72%) MS Office
8 99 (11.66%) Active Directory
9 93 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
10 88 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 85 (10.01%) Business Analysis
12 84 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
13 55 (6.48%) SQL Server
13 55 (6.48%) Migration
14 54 (6.36%) Project Management
14 54 (6.36%) Windows XP
15 51 (6.01%) Data Analysis
16 48 (5.65%) Citrix
16 48 (5.65%) Oracle
17 47 (5.54%) SLA
18 46 (5.42%) Security Cleared
19 44 (5.18%) Windows 7
19 44 (5.18%) NHS
20 43 (5.06%) Service Management
20 43 (5.06%) ISEB
21 42 (4.95%) Banking
22 41 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
23 39 (4.59%) Retail
24 38 (4.48%) SC Cleared

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.59%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.53%) SAS
4 12 (1.41%) IBM Notes
5 11 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.94%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (0.71%) WorkSite
9 5 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.47%) IIS
10 4 (0.47%) Lync
10 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.24%) CMS
12 2 (0.24%) CICS
12 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 114 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 108 (12.72%) MS Office
3 24 (2.83%) MS Visio
3 24 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.30%) MS Project
5 8 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.47%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.82%) CA PPM
2 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.35%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.24%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Utilities
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.24%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.12%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Movex
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.59%) Office 365
3 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.24%) LAN
2 34 (4.00%) WAN
3 14 (1.65%) Firewall
4 12 (1.41%) DHCP
4 12 (1.41%) VPN
4 12 (1.41%) DNS
5 9 (1.06%) VoIP
5 9 (1.06%) Network Security
6 8 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (0.71%) SAN
8 5 (0.59%) Intranet
8 5 (0.59%) VLAN
9 4 (0.47%) IPsec
9 4 (0.47%) Internet
10 3 (0.35%) FTP
10 3 (0.35%) LDAP
10 3 (0.35%) MPLS
10 3 (0.35%) OSPF
11 2 (0.24%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (1.30%) MS Access
7 9 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (0.59%) OLAP
10 5 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.59%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.59%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.06%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.47%) JIRA
3 4 (0.47%) Selenium
4 3 (0.35%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.24%) FishEye
5 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.24%) Subversion
5 2 (0.24%) Maven
5 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.24%) TestComplete
5 2 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.12%) NUnit
6 1 (0.12%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.12%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.12%) PHPUnit
General
1 143 (16.84%) Finance
2 42 (4.95%) Banking
3 39 (4.59%) Retail
4 28 (3.30%) Automotive
5 22 (2.59%) Marketing
6 16 (1.88%) Legal
7 15 (1.77%) Retail Banking
8 14 (1.65%) Local Government
8 14 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.65%) Law
9 13 (1.53%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.06%) Billing
11 5 (0.59%) Electronics
12 4 (0.47%) Advertising
12 4 (0.47%) Publishing
12 4 (0.47%) Welsh Language
12 4 (0.47%) Military
12 4 (0.47%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.24%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.71%) XML
2 18 (2.12%) .NET
3 17 (2.00%) Web Services
4 12 (1.41%) Middleware
5 9 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 8 (0.94%) HTML
7 6 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (0.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (0.59%) JSON
9 4 (0.47%) SOAP
10 3 (0.35%) ADO.NET
10 3 (0.35%) XML Messaging
10 3 (0.35%) XSD
10 3 (0.35%) Itk
11 2 (0.24%) MDX
12 1 (0.12%) Play Framework
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 1 (0.12%) SAP PI
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.18%) NHS
3 28 (3.30%) Blackberry
4 18 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.77%) Open Source
6 12 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.18%) CMDB
8 9 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
8 9 (1.06%) User Experience
9 8 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.82%) Statistics
11 6 (0.71%) PDA
11 6 (0.71%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.59%) Human Factors
12 5 (0.59%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.59%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.47%) PKI
13 4 (0.47%) DTV
13 4 (0.47%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 140 (16.49%) Windows
2 54 (6.36%) Windows XP
3 44 (5.18%) Windows 7
4 34 (4.00%) Linux
5 32 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (2.12%) UNIX
7 18 (2.12%) HPUX
8 14 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.24%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.24%) zOS
12 2 (0.24%) AIX
13 1 (0.12%) Solaris
13 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (15.78%) ITIL
2 88 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 85 (10.01%) Business Analysis
4 84 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (6.48%) Migration
5 55 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
6 54 (6.36%) Project Management
7 51 (6.01%) Data Analysis
8 43 (5.06%) Service Management
9 41 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (3.89%) Data Modelling
10 33 (3.89%) PRINCE2
11 32 (3.77%) CRM
12 28 (3.30%) Change Management
12 28 (3.30%) Scrum
13 26 (3.06%) ITSM
13 26 (3.06%) Use Case
14 25 (2.94%) Test Scripting
14 25 (2.94%) Data Migration
15 22 (2.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 116 (13.66%) SQL
2 23 (2.71%) T-SQL
3 19 (2.24%) Java
4 12 (1.41%) C#
5 11 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.30%) VBA
6 9 (1.06%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.59%) C
7 5 (0.59%) VBScript
7 5 (0.59%) VB
8 4 (0.47%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.47%) Perl
8 4 (0.47%) PHP
9 3 (0.35%) VB6
10 2 (0.24%) Python
10 2 (0.24%) ABAP
10 2 (0.24%) Korn
10 2 (0.24%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (5.42%) Security Cleared
2 43 (5.06%) ISEB
3 38 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 28 (3.30%) Degree
5 20 (2.36%) ISTQB
6 17 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.65%) MCSE
8 13 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.41%) CCNP
10 10 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.06%) CCNA
11 9 (1.06%) MCP
12 5 (0.59%) CISSP
13 3 (0.35%) CISM
14 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.24%) HNC
14 2 (0.24%) PMP
14 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.24%) CISA
14 2 (0.24%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.54%) SLA
2 26 (3.06%) QA
3 13 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.47%) HL7
6 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.24%) Basel III
7 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.24%) Basel II
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.12%) DICOM
8 1 (0.12%) FATCA
8 1 (0.12%) P3O
8 1 (0.12%) EMIR
8 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 99 (11.66%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.65%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.41%) vSphere
4 10 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.06%) XenApp
6 4 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.12%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.12%) vCloud
8 1 (0.12%) KVM
8 1 (0.12%) Docker
8 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 12 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.94%) SCCM
3 7 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.47%) SCOM
4 4 (0.47%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.35%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.24%) DameWare
6 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.12%) Puppet
7 1 (0.12%) Nessus
7 1 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 156 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 48 (5.65%) Oracle
2 48 (5.65%) Citrix
3 33 (3.89%) HP
4 30 (3.53%) SAP
5 26 (3.06%) Business Objects
6 25 (2.94%) IBM
7 23 (2.71%) Cisco
8 17 (2.00%) Pega
9 16 (1.88%) VMware
9 16 (1.88%) Cognos
10 14 (1.65%) Lotus
11 12 (1.41%) Remedy
11 12 (1.41%) Google
12 9 (1.06%) Teradata
12 9 (1.06%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.82%) Aprimo
13 7 (0.82%) LANDesk
14 6 (0.71%) webMethods
14 6 (0.71%) NetApp
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