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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 487 412 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.00% 15.37% 14.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.90% 16.30% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 250 193
Median daily rate £325 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £190 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 41 22
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £25.97 £21.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
2720 2527 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.94% 94.26% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 1497 1140
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 164 160
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Birmingham +1 132 £325 - 33
Warwickshire 0 82 £325 - 16
Coventry -4 57 £356 +9.61% 12
Shropshire -14 42 £155 -69.00% 9
Staffordshire +10 37 £338 +14.89% 11
Solihull -4 20 £250 -33.33% 5
Worcestershire -4 9 £261 -12.91% 1
Wolverhampton +5 7 £378 - 5
Dudley 0 7 £95 -24.00%
West Bromwich +8 4 £350 - 1
Herefordshire +7 4 £286 -23.66%
Walsall +4 2 £165 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £338 -
Kingswinford - 1 - -
Wednesbury - 1 £158 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 191 (21.20%) Finance
2 151 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (15.21%) Business Analysis
4 128 (14.21%) SQL
5 105 (11.65%) Windows
6 99 (10.99%) Microsoft
7 94 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
8 86 (9.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 85 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 81 (8.99%) Migration
11 78 (8.66%) Data Analysis
11 78 (8.66%) Test Scripting
12 74 (8.21%) Oracle
13 71 (7.88%) MS Excel
14 68 (7.55%) ISEB
15 66 (7.33%) ITIL
16 59 (6.55%) Change Management
17 57 (6.33%) Active Directory
18 55 (6.10%) MS Office
18 55 (6.10%) Project Management
19 54 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
20 53 (5.88%) ISTQB
21 51 (5.66%) Use Case
22 50 (5.55%) Pega
23 49 (5.44%) Data Modelling
24 48 (5.33%) SAP
25 45 (4.99%) Retail
26 42 (4.66%) Data Quality
27 41 (4.55%) Security Cleared
27 41 (4.55%) 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 27 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.55%) Confluence
3 10 (1.11%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.11%) SAS
4 9 (1.00%) CMS
5 6 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.55%) SAP Portal
7 4 (0.44%) Documentum
7 4 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.33%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.33%) IIS
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.22%) FileNet
9 2 (0.22%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 71 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 55 (6.10%) MS Office
3 27 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 26 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (2.44%) MS Project
6 12 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.00%) Oracle Payroll
2 9 (1.00%) SAP HR
3 7 (0.78%) SAP HCM
4 6 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.55%) INSURE/90
5 5 (0.55%) SAP Payroll
6 4 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.44%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.33%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.33%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.22%) Exstream
8 2 (0.22%) HFM
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.22%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.22%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.22%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.55%) Office 365
2 8 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.33%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.22%) SaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.44%) LAN
2 19 (2.11%) WAN
3 16 (1.78%) Firewall
4 14 (1.55%) Internet
5 11 (1.22%) DHCP
5 11 (1.22%) DNS
6 7 (0.78%) Network Security
6 7 (0.78%) Wireless
7 6 (0.67%) VoIP
8 5 (0.55%) TACACS
8 5 (0.55%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.44%) SAN
9 4 (0.44%) SSL
9 4 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.33%) Intranet
10 3 (0.33%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.33%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (1.55%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.11%) Hadoop
5 10 (1.11%) Pentaho
6 9 (1.00%) MS Access
6 9 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.78%) Big Data
7 7 (0.78%) IBM InfoSphere
7 7 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 7 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.67%) QlikView
9 5 (0.55%) GIS
9 5 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.44%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.44%) OLAP
10 4 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (0.44%) SAP BI
10 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (2.55%) JIRA
2 22 (2.44%) Selenium
3 14 (1.55%) Cucumber
4 9 (1.00%) PVCS
5 8 (0.89%) WebDriver
6 7 (0.78%) Appium
7 6 (0.67%) HP UFT
7 6 (0.67%) LoadRunner
7 6 (0.67%) Subversion
7 6 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.55%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.44%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.33%) FishEye
10 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.33%) WinRunner
11 2 (0.22%) GitLab
11 2 (0.22%) JIRA Agile
General
1 191 (21.20%) Finance
2 45 (4.99%) Retail
3 31 (3.44%) Banking
4 16 (1.78%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.66%) Legal
6 14 (1.55%) Automotive
6 14 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.44%) Billing
8 12 (1.33%) Marketing
9 10 (1.11%) Local Government
10 8 (0.89%) Back Office
10 8 (0.89%) Law
11 7 (0.78%) Military
12 6 (0.67%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.55%) Front Office
13 5 (0.55%) Games
14 4 (0.44%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.44%) German Language
14 4 (0.44%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.77%) XML
2 10 (1.11%) .NET
3 8 (0.89%) HTML
4 5 (0.55%) Gherkin
4 5 (0.55%) jQuery
4 5 (0.55%) Web Services
5 4 (0.44%) Middleware
6 3 (0.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.33%) WebCenter
6 3 (0.33%) XBRL
7 2 (0.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.22%) CSS
7 2 (0.22%) EDI
7 2 (0.22%) iOS SDK
7 2 (0.22%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.11%) Ajax
8 1 (0.11%) Flash
8 1 (0.11%) MAPI
8 1 (0.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 94 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 26 (2.89%) NHS
4 17 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 15 (1.66%) Statistics
6 14 (1.55%) EPoS
7 13 (1.44%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.33%) User Experience
9 8 (0.89%) Credit Risk
10 7 (0.78%) AS400
10 7 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.78%) iSeries
10 7 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.55%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.55%) Derivative
11 5 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.55%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.55%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.44%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 105 (11.65%) Windows
2 40 (4.44%) Unix
2 40 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 32 (3.55%) Windows Server
4 13 (1.44%) Windows XP
5 12 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.22%) Android
6 11 (1.22%) Linux
7 10 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.00%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) Fedora
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (15.21%) Business Analysis
3 86 (9.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 85 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 81 (8.99%) Migration
6 78 (8.66%) Data Analysis
6 78 (8.66%) Test Scripting
7 66 (7.33%) ITIL
8 59 (6.55%) Change Management
9 55 (6.10%) Project Management
10 54 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
11 51 (5.66%) Use Case
12 49 (5.44%) Data Modelling
13 41 (4.55%) Data Migration
14 36 (4.00%) Scrum
15 35 (3.88%) UML
16 34 (3.77%) CRM
17 32 (3.55%) GAP Analysis
18 31 (3.44%) Waterfall
19 30 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (14.21%) SQL
2 35 (3.88%) Java
3 21 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 11 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.00%) VBA
6 7 (0.78%) PowerShell
6 7 (0.78%) RPG
6 7 (0.78%) RPG/400
7 6 (0.67%) Perl
8 5 (0.55%) C#
8 5 (0.55%) RPG IV
9 4 (0.44%) VBScript
10 3 (0.33%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.22%) C
11 2 (0.22%) VB
11 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.11%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.11%) C++
12 1 (0.11%) PHP
12 1 (0.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (7.55%) ISEB
2 53 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 41 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (2.55%) Degree
6 22 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.11%) MCSE
9 7 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.78%) MCP
10 5 (0.55%) CCNP
10 5 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.55%) MCSA
11 4 (0.44%) CCNA
11 4 (0.44%) CISSP
12 3 (0.33%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.33%) ACCA
12 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.66%) Data Quality
2 34 (3.77%) QA
3 19 (2.11%) SLA
4 10 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 57 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.78%) Hyper-V
2 7 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) vSphere
4 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.22%) XenServer
5 1 (0.11%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) Snort
5 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.22%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.22%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.22%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.22%) QRadar
3 2 (0.22%) SCCM
3 2 (0.22%) SCOM
3 2 (0.22%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.11%) vMotion
4 1 (0.11%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.11%) WSUS
4 1 (0.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 99 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 74 (8.21%) Oracle
3 50 (5.55%) Pega
4 48 (5.33%) SAP
5 31 (3.44%) HP
6 18 (2.00%) Cisco
7 16 (1.78%) Citrix
7 16 (1.78%) IBM
8 15 (1.66%) ServiceNow
9 14 (1.55%) VMware
10 10 (1.11%) Cognos
11 9 (1.00%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.89%) Dell
13 7 (0.78%) Google
13 7 (0.78%) Trillium
14 6 (0.67%) CA
14 6 (0.67%) EMC
14 6 (0.67%) Informatica
14 6 (0.67%) JD Edwards
14 6 (0.67%) Northgate
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £100.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands (County)
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day Excellent Team plus up to £75 pd receipted exps.
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Shrewsbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago