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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 432 404 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.19% 17.01% 17.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.30% 18.66% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 198 132
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 26
Average hourly rate £14.92 £16.20 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.90% +29.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £23.00 £29.50
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
2238 2165 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.23% 91.16% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1364 1111 741
Average daily rate £363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 198 122
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +1 119 £350 +16.66% 34
Warwickshire 0 85 £350 +16.66% 13
Coventry +3 66 £350 +16.66% 19
Worcestershire +3 30 £325 -22.15% 2
Staffordshire 0 22 £331 +1.92% 15
Shropshire -3 11 £210 -23.63% 10
Solihull -2 10 £375 +11.94% 5
Dudley +4 6 £125 -
Walsall +7 4 £300 -7.69% 2
West Bromwich -8 4 - - 2
Wolverhampton -5 3 £396 +8.56% 8
Herefordshire -1 2 £411 -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 189 (22.16%) Finance
2 151 (17.70%) Microsoft
3 123 (14.42%) SQL
4 115 (13.48%) Windows
5 111 (13.01%) MS Excel
6 102 (11.96%) ITIL
6 102 (11.96%) Business Analysis
7 96 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 91 (10.67%) MS Office
9 87 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
10 74 (8.68%) Active Directory
11 71 (8.32%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (8.21%) Migration
13 69 (8.09%) Retail
14 67 (7.85%) SQL Server
15 64 (7.50%) Project Management
16 62 (7.27%) Banking
17 54 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
18 52 (6.10%) Data Analysis
18 52 (6.10%) ISEB
18 52 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
19 47 (5.51%) Citrix
19 47 (5.51%) SAP
20 45 (5.28%) Test Scripting
21 44 (5.16%) SLA
21 44 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 43 (5.04%) Oracle
22 43 (5.04%) NHS
23 41 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 39 (4.57%) Change Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.99%) SAS
4 9 (1.06%) IBM Notes
5 8 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (0.82%) IIS
7 6 (0.70%) WorkSite
7 6 (0.70%) Lync
8 5 (0.59%) CMS
8 5 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (0.47%) CICS
9 4 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 111 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 91 (10.67%) MS Office
3 23 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.52%) MS Project
6 12 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.70%) SPSS
8 4 (0.47%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.12%) InDesign
9 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.59%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.35%) Eikon
5 3 (0.35%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.23%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.12%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.12%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.12%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.94%) Office 365
2 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) SaaS
5 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.40%) LAN
2 27 (3.17%) WAN
3 14 (1.64%) Firewall
4 13 (1.52%) VPN
5 9 (1.06%) Internet
5 9 (1.06%) VoIP
6 7 (0.82%) DHCP
6 7 (0.82%) DNS
6 7 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.70%) Network Security
7 6 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.59%) SAN
8 5 (0.59%) Intranet
9 4 (0.47%) VLAN
9 4 (0.47%) IPsec
10 3 (0.35%) Wireless
10 3 (0.35%) MPLS
10 3 (0.35%) OSPF
10 3 (0.35%) HTTP
10 3 (0.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (1.64%) MS Access
7 8 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (0.82%) OLAP
8 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
8 7 (0.82%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.70%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.47%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.47%) DB2
10 4 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.59%) JIRA
3 5 (0.59%) Selenium
4 3 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.23%) TestComplete
5 2 (0.23%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.23%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.23%) FishEye
5 2 (0.23%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.23%) NUnit
5 2 (0.23%) Subversion
5 2 (0.23%) Maven
6 1 (0.12%) ERwin
6 1 (0.12%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.12%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.12%) Toad
6 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.12%) PHPUnit
General
1 189 (22.16%) Finance
2 69 (8.09%) Retail
3 62 (7.27%) Banking
4 29 (3.40%) Automotive
5 20 (2.34%) Retail Banking
6 19 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.76%) Marketing
8 14 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.41%) Billing
10 11 (1.29%) Legal
11 6 (0.70%) Local Government
12 5 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.59%) Electronics
13 4 (0.47%) Law
13 4 (0.47%) Front Office
13 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.47%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.35%) Advertising
15 2 (0.23%) Back Office
15 2 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.17%) .NET
2 19 (2.23%) XML
3 14 (1.64%) ASP.NET
4 8 (0.94%) HTML
5 6 (0.70%) ADO.NET
6 4 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (0.47%) JSON
7 2 (0.23%) XMPP
7 2 (0.23%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.23%) XML Messaging
7 2 (0.23%) XSLT
8 1 (0.12%) Flash
8 1 (0.12%) XHTML
8 1 (0.12%) EDI
8 1 (0.12%) CGI
8 1 (0.12%) Ajax
8 1 (0.12%) Middleware
8 1 (0.12%) J2EE
8 1 (0.12%) CSS
8 1 (0.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.04%) NHS
3 27 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.58%) Blackberry
5 17 (1.99%) Mainframe
6 16 (1.88%) Data Centre
7 15 (1.76%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.29%) CMDB
9 7 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.82%) User Experience
10 6 (0.70%) FMCG
11 5 (0.59%) Human Factors
11 5 (0.59%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.59%) Statistics
11 5 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.47%) PDA
12 4 (0.47%) DTV
12 4 (0.47%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.47%) LPAR
12 4 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 115 (13.48%) Windows
2 37 (4.34%) Windows XP
3 33 (3.87%) Windows 7
4 30 (3.52%) Linux
5 28 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.52%) HPUX
8 11 (1.29%) UNIX
8 11 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.47%) zOS
12 3 (0.35%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.23%) Solaris
13 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.12%) OS/390
14 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (11.96%) ITIL
1 102 (11.96%) Business Analysis
2 96 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (8.32%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (8.21%) Migration
5 64 (7.50%) Project Management
6 54 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 52 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
7 52 (6.10%) Data Analysis
8 45 (5.28%) Test Scripting
9 39 (4.57%) PRINCE2
9 39 (4.57%) Change Management
10 38 (4.45%) CRM
11 37 (4.34%) Data Migration
12 36 (4.22%) Service Management
13 28 (3.28%) ERP
14 27 (3.17%) Validation
15 26 (3.05%) Data Modelling
16 25 (2.93%) Waterfall
17 23 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 123 (14.42%) SQL
2 32 (3.75%) T-SQL
3 16 (1.88%) C#
4 13 (1.52%) Java
5 11 (1.29%) PL/SQL
6 7 (0.82%) JavaScript
6 7 (0.82%) VB
6 7 (0.82%) VB.NET
6 7 (0.82%) VBA
7 6 (0.70%) VB6
8 3 (0.35%) C
8 3 (0.35%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.35%) VBScript
9 2 (0.23%) ABAP
10 1 (0.12%) Python
10 1 (0.12%) Perl
10 1 (0.12%) PHP
10 1 (0.12%) RPG
10 1 (0.12%) Delphi
10 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (6.10%) ISEB
2 31 (3.63%) Degree
3 26 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.34%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.29%) CCNP
7 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.06%) CCNA
9 8 (0.94%) MCSE
9 8 (0.94%) CISSP
9 8 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.82%) CISA
10 7 (0.82%) CISM
11 5 (0.59%) PMP
11 5 (0.59%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.47%) CRISC
12 4 (0.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.16%) SLA
2 28 (3.28%) QA
3 15 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.47%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.23%) HL7
7 2 (0.23%) FATCA
8 1 (0.12%) P3O
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Basel II
8 1 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 74 (8.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.29%) vSphere
3 9 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.06%) XenApp
4 8 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.12%) vCloud
6 1 (0.12%) Docker
6 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.59%) SCCM
3 4 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.35%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.23%) SCOM
5 2 (0.23%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.12%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.12%) WSUS
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
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%) DameWare
Vendors
1 151 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.51%) Citrix
2 47 (5.51%) SAP
3 43 (5.04%) Oracle
4 33 (3.87%) HP
5 25 (2.93%) Cisco
5 25 (2.93%) IBM
6 24 (2.81%) Business Objects
7 18 (2.11%) Cognos
7 18 (2.11%) Pega
8 14 (1.64%) VMware
9 11 (1.29%) Lotus
10 10 (1.17%) Progress
10 10 (1.17%) LANDesk
11 9 (1.06%) Northgate
11 9 (1.06%) Remedy
12 7 (0.82%) NetApp
13 6 (0.70%) Informatica
13 6 (0.70%) Trillium
13 6 (0.70%) Dell
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - 450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £25,000 - £27,000 plus on call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £14.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Connectus
Rate: £40.87 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £14.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £275.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Shropshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago