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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 466 441 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.90% 17.06% 17.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.39% 18.66% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 222 196
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £161 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 49 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £9.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £20.30 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.55 £14.50 £14.13
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.65%
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
2285 2363 1938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.66% 91.41% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1201 1013
Average daily rate £365 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 166 130
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -2 103 £346 +15.33% 37
Coventry +2 89 £300 -7.69% 20
Warwickshire 0 87 £325 -2.98% 16
Shropshire +8 33 £430 +70.29% 5
Worcestershire +14 22 £315 +57.50% 4
Staffordshire -10 19 £375 +15.38% 12
Solihull +1 14 £350 +7.69% 4
West Bromwich +4 6 £338 +12.50%
Wolverhampton +1 6 £300 -29.41% 5
Sutton Coldfield +2 3 £330 -9.58%
Walsall +5 2 £300 -
Smethwick - 2 - -
Herefordshire -2 1 £500 - 2
Dudley - 1 £120 -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 222 (25.52%) Finance
2 138 (15.86%) Microsoft
3 130 (14.94%) SQL
4 108 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 107 (12.30%) Business Analysis
6 105 (12.07%) MS Excel
7 100 (11.49%) Windows
8 96 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
9 95 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
10 89 (10.23%) ITIL
11 88 (10.11%) Retail
12 82 (9.43%) Banking
13 75 (8.62%) MS Office
14 71 (8.16%) Migration
15 70 (8.05%) Project Management
16 68 (7.82%) Active Directory
16 68 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
17 66 (7.59%) Test Scripting
18 65 (7.47%) ISEB
19 59 (6.78%) Data Analysis
20 56 (6.44%) Waterfall
21 55 (6.32%) SAP
22 52 (5.98%) SQL Server
23 50 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
24 49 (5.63%) Change Management
25 46 (5.29%) Data Migration
26 41 (4.71%) Windows 7
26 41 (4.71%) Service Management
27 39 (4.48%) CRM
27 39 (4.48%) PRINCE2

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 30 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (1.84%) SAS
3 15 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (1.03%) CICS
6 8 (0.92%) IBM Notes
7 7 (0.80%) IIS
7 7 (0.80%) WorkSite
8 6 (0.69%) Lync
9 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.57%) CMS
10 4 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 105 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 75 (8.62%) MS Office
3 25 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.61%) MS Project
6 9 (1.03%) SPSS
7 7 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.34%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.11%) InDesign
10 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.46%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.34%) SAP PS
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.34%) Eikon
4 3 (0.34%) TRIRIGA
4 3 (0.34%) SAP ECC
5 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.23%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.11%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.11%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.11%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.92%) Office 365
2 4 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.34%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) SaaS
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.95%) LAN
2 15 (1.72%) WAN
3 13 (1.49%) VPN
4 10 (1.15%) Internet
4 10 (1.15%) Firewall
5 6 (0.69%) VoIP
6 4 (0.46%) SAN
6 4 (0.46%) MPLS
6 4 (0.46%) VLAN
7 3 (0.34%) Wireless
7 3 (0.34%) Network Security
7 3 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.34%) LDAP
8 2 (0.23%) DHCP
8 2 (0.23%) 3G
8 2 (0.23%) DNS
8 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (1.61%) MS Access
8 12 (1.38%) DB2
9 8 (0.92%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.80%) OLAP Cube
10 7 (0.80%) OLAP
10 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
12 5 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.57%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.34%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 3 (0.34%) QlikView
14 3 (0.34%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.69%) JIRA
3 4 (0.46%) Selenium
3 4 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.34%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.23%) Toad
5 2 (0.23%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.23%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.11%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.11%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.11%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.11%) ERwin
6 1 (0.11%) NUnit
6 1 (0.11%) PVCS
6 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.11%) Rational Rose
General
1 222 (25.52%) Finance
2 88 (10.11%) Retail
3 82 (9.43%) Banking
4 29 (3.33%) Retail Banking
5 22 (2.53%) Automotive
6 15 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.49%) Legal
8 9 (1.03%) Billing
9 8 (0.92%) Law
10 7 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.69%) Advertising
11 6 (0.69%) Marketing
12 5 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.57%) Local Government
13 4 (0.46%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.46%) Front Office
14 2 (0.23%) Back Office
14 2 (0.23%) Electronics
14 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.68%) XML
2 15 (1.72%) .NET
3 13 (1.49%) XML Messaging
4 7 (0.80%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.69%) HTML
6 5 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (0.46%) ADO.NET
8 3 (0.34%) JSON
8 3 (0.34%) Middleware
8 3 (0.34%) SAP PI
9 2 (0.23%) CSS
9 2 (0.23%) Web Services
10 1 (0.11%) XSD
10 1 (0.11%) DOM
10 1 (0.11%) XSLT
10 1 (0.11%) Flash
10 1 (0.11%) XHTML
10 1 (0.11%) CGI
10 1 (0.11%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 95 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.56%) Management Information System
3 30 (3.45%) NHS
3 30 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 19 (2.18%) Blackberry
5 8 (0.92%) AS400
5 8 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 8 (0.92%) CMDB
5 8 (0.92%) Data Structures
5 8 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (0.69%) User Experience
7 5 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (0.57%) Data Centre
7 5 (0.57%) Fat Client
7 5 (0.57%) FMCG
7 5 (0.57%) Visualisation
7 5 (0.57%) Thin Client
8 4 (0.46%) EPoS
8 4 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 100 (11.49%) Windows
2 41 (4.71%) Windows 7
3 34 (3.91%) Windows XP
4 18 (2.07%) Linux
5 16 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.38%) UNIX
6 12 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.03%) zOS
8 5 (0.57%) HPUX
9 4 (0.46%) Android
9 4 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.23%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.11%) OS/390
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 107 (12.30%) Business Analysis
3 96 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (10.23%) ITIL
5 71 (8.16%) Migration
6 70 (8.05%) Project Management
7 68 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 66 (7.59%) Test Scripting
9 59 (6.78%) Data Analysis
10 56 (6.44%) Waterfall
11 50 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (5.63%) Change Management
13 46 (5.29%) Data Migration
14 41 (4.71%) Service Management
15 39 (4.48%) PRINCE2
15 39 (4.48%) CRM
16 36 (4.14%) Use Case
17 32 (3.68%) ERP
18 29 (3.33%) Data Modelling
19 26 (2.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 130 (14.94%) SQL
2 30 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 12 (1.38%) PL/SQL
4 9 (1.03%) C#
5 7 (0.80%) RPG
5 7 (0.80%) VBA
6 6 (0.69%) VB
7 5 (0.57%) JCL
7 5 (0.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.46%) C
8 4 (0.46%) Java
8 4 (0.46%) VB6
8 4 (0.46%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.23%) VBScript
9 2 (0.23%) R
10 1 (0.11%) Ruby
10 1 (0.11%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.11%) Delphi
10 1 (0.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (7.47%) ISEB
2 34 (3.91%) Degree
3 33 (3.79%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.56%) ISTQB
5 24 (2.76%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.03%) CISSP
7 9 (1.03%) CCNP
7 9 (1.03%) CISA
7 9 (1.03%) CISM
8 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.80%) PMP
9 7 (0.80%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.80%) MCSE
10 6 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.46%) CRISC
11 4 (0.46%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.46%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.02%) SLA
2 27 (3.10%) QA
3 13 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.46%) FATCA
6 3 (0.34%) P3O
6 3 (0.34%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) HL7
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (7.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.46%) XenApp
3 4 (0.46%) vSphere
4 3 (0.34%) RACF
5 2 (0.23%) Snort
5 2 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.69%) SCCM
3 5 (0.57%) CA Endevor
4 4 (0.46%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.23%) SCOM
5 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.11%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.11%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.11%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.11%) WSUS
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.11%) Nagios
6 1 (0.11%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 138 (15.86%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.32%) SAP
3 31 (3.56%) Oracle
4 27 (3.10%) Citrix
5 23 (2.64%) HP
6 22 (2.53%) IBM
7 19 (2.18%) CA
7 19 (2.18%) Cisco
8 14 (1.61%) Cognos
9 12 (1.38%) VMware
10 11 (1.26%) Pega
11 10 (1.15%) LANDesk
12 9 (1.03%) Lotus
13 8 (0.92%) McAfee
13 8 (0.92%) Northgate
14 7 (0.80%) Google
14 7 (0.80%) Dell
15 6 (0.69%) Progress
16 5 (0.57%) Trillium
16 5 (0.57%) Remedy
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £391.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £175 - £190 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Rate dependant on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £569 - £609 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Wolverhampton
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Warwickshire
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per day + NEG.
Posted: 15 days ago