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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 446 362 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.68% 17.15% 19.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.29% 18.68% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 191 244
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 £175 £196 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 30 30
Average hourly rate £16.60 £12.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.19% -16.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.00 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
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
2312 1938 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.64% 91.80% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1001 1045
Average daily rate £340 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 136 139
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £36.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 -1 126 £300 -15.78% 32
Warwickshire +3 87 £335 -4.28% 11
Coventry -3 56 £325 -5.79% 19
Staffordshire 0 20 £288 -17.85% 16
Wolverhampton +2 11 £425 +33.33% 2
West Bromwich - 11 £300 - 1
Solihull -4 9 £325 -10.34% 1
Shropshire -8 9 £240 -26.15% 1
Worcestershire -10 8 £200 -50.00% 3
Sutton Coldfield +1 3 £365 -16.28% 1
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Walsall -3 2 £300 -20.00% 3
Dudley -4 1 - -
Halesowen - - - -
Wednesbury - - - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 155 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 148 (17.98%) SQL
3 147 (17.86%) Finance
4 124 (15.07%) Business Analysis
5 118 (14.34%) MS Excel
6 113 (13.73%) ITIL
6 113 (13.73%) Windows
7 94 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 91 (11.06%) MS Office
9 74 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
10 66 (8.02%) SQL Server
11 65 (7.90%) Active Directory
12 60 (7.29%) Retail
13 57 (6.93%) SharePoint
13 57 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 53 (6.44%) Project Management
15 51 (6.20%) SAP
15 51 (6.20%) SLA
16 50 (6.08%) UNIX
16 50 (6.08%) UML
16 50 (6.08%) ISEB
16 50 (6.08%) Test Scripting
17 48 (5.83%) E-Commerce
17 48 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
18 46 (5.59%) Workflow
19 45 (5.47%) Security Cleared
20 43 (5.22%) Oracle
20 43 (5.22%) PRINCE2
20 43 (5.22%) Migration
20 43 (5.22%) Data Analysis

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 57 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.43%) IBM Notes
3 17 (2.07%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.07%) SAS
4 10 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.09%) Drupal
5 9 (1.09%) Alfresco
6 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.49%) CMS
7 4 (0.49%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.24%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.24%) IIS
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.12%) FileNet
10 1 (0.12%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 118 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 91 (11.06%) MS Office
3 33 (4.01%) MS Visio
4 22 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.19%) MS Project
6 10 (1.22%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.49%) SPSS
9 3 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.22%) CA Clarity
3 8 (0.97%) TRIRIGA
3 8 (0.97%) SAP HR
4 7 (0.85%) SAP CRM
5 6 (0.73%) Agresso
5 6 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.61%) Cognos Controller
6 5 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.36%) Maximo
7 3 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.36%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.24%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.24%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.12%) SAP PS
9 1 (0.12%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.49%) Office 365
2 2 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.24%) Force.com
2 2 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.94%) SAN
2 14 (1.70%) LAN
3 9 (1.09%) WAN
3 9 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.97%) FTP
5 6 (0.73%) DHCP
5 6 (0.73%) VoIP
6 5 (0.61%) DNS
6 5 (0.61%) Firewall
7 3 (0.36%) SSL
7 3 (0.36%) LDAP
8 2 (0.24%) Broadband
8 2 (0.24%) VPN
8 2 (0.24%) Intranet
8 2 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.24%) Wireless
8 2 (0.24%) Nortel Meridian
8 2 (0.24%) 3G
9 1 (0.12%) VLAN
9 1 (0.12%) FirePass
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 31 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.70%) MS Access
7 11 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.34%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.09%) OLAP
9 7 (0.85%) PerformancePoint
10 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.73%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.73%) SAP BI
11 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.61%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.49%) ZAP BI
13 3 (0.36%) MySQL
14 2 (0.24%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.24%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 12 (1.46%) Rational Rose
2 10 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.97%) JIRA
4 4 (0.49%) Selenium
5 3 (0.36%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.36%) WebSpeed
6 2 (0.24%) ERwin
6 2 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.12%) JMeter
7 1 (0.12%) Subversion
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.12%) Toad
General
1 147 (17.86%) Finance
2 60 (7.29%) Retail
3 36 (4.37%) Banking
4 27 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.43%) Automotive
6 15 (1.82%) Marketing
7 14 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.58%) Legal
9 9 (1.09%) Back Office
9 9 (1.09%) Local Government
10 7 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.49%) Billing
12 4 (0.49%) Advertising
12 4 (0.49%) Law
13 3 (0.36%) Publishing
13 3 (0.36%) Military
14 2 (0.24%) Front Office
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.28%) .NET
2 21 (2.55%) XML
3 8 (0.97%) ASP.NET
3 8 (0.97%) Web Services
4 7 (0.85%) XSD
4 7 (0.85%) MDX
5 6 (0.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (0.61%) HTML
7 4 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (0.49%) Mason
8 3 (0.36%) CSS
8 3 (0.36%) WCF
9 2 (0.24%) ODBC
9 2 (0.24%) J2EE
9 2 (0.24%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.12%) COM
10 1 (0.12%) EDI
10 1 (0.12%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.12%) jQuery
10 1 (0.12%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.37%) NHS
2 21 (2.55%) Management Information System
3 13 (1.58%) Blackberry
4 9 (1.09%) Client/Server
4 9 (1.09%) Mathematics
5 8 (0.97%) Credit Risk
5 8 (0.97%) Visualisation
6 7 (0.85%) Statistics
6 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (0.73%) iPad
8 5 (0.61%) Open Source
8 5 (0.61%) CMDB
8 5 (0.61%) PMI
9 4 (0.49%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.49%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.49%) Wiki
9 4 (0.49%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.36%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.36%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 113 (13.73%) Windows
2 50 (6.08%) UNIX
3 38 (4.62%) Windows 7
4 35 (4.25%) Windows XP
5 25 (3.04%) Linux
6 15 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.58%) HPUX
7 13 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.49%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.49%) Solaris
11 3 (0.36%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.36%) MVS
11 3 (0.36%) zOS
11 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.36%) Android
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (15.07%) Business Analysis
2 113 (13.73%) ITIL
3 94 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (6.44%) Project Management
6 50 (6.08%) UML
6 50 (6.08%) Test Scripting
7 48 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 48 (5.83%) E-Commerce
8 46 (5.59%) Workflow
9 43 (5.22%) Migration
9 43 (5.22%) Data Analysis
9 43 (5.22%) PRINCE2
10 40 (4.86%) ERP
11 37 (4.50%) Use Case
12 34 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (3.77%) CRM
14 30 (3.65%) Data Modelling
14 30 (3.65%) Change Management
15 27 (3.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (17.98%) SQL
2 33 (4.01%) VBA
3 22 (2.67%) T-SQL
4 15 (1.82%) Java
5 11 (1.34%) C#
5 11 (1.34%) VB.NET
6 10 (1.22%) VB
7 9 (1.09%) C
7 9 (1.09%) PHP
8 8 (0.97%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.49%) C++
9 4 (0.49%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.36%) COBOL
10 3 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.36%) VBScript
10 3 (0.36%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.24%) Perl
11 2 (0.24%) Korn
12 1 (0.12%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 50 (6.08%) ISEB
2 45 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.01%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.65%) Degree
5 24 (2.92%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.09%) MCSE
7 9 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.73%) PMP
8 6 (0.73%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.49%) ACCA
9 4 (0.49%) CCNA
9 4 (0.49%) CIMA
10 3 (0.36%) IIBA
10 3 (0.36%) CBAP
10 3 (0.36%) CISM
10 3 (0.36%) CISSP
11 2 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.20%) SLA
2 16 (1.94%) QA
3 8 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.61%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.61%) P3O
5 4 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.24%) Basel III
6 2 (0.24%) COBIT
6 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 65 (7.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.85%) XenApp
4 3 (0.36%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.12%) XenServer
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (1.70%) Tivoli
2 13 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (1.09%) SCCM
4 5 (0.61%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.49%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.36%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.24%) SCOM
8 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.12%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.12%) DameWare
8 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 155 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.20%) SAP
3 43 (5.22%) Oracle
4 38 (4.62%) Citrix
5 27 (3.28%) HP
6 26 (3.16%) ATG
7 24 (2.92%) IBM
8 23 (2.79%) VMware
9 22 (2.67%) Lotus
10 13 (1.58%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
11 12 (1.46%) Cognos
12 10 (1.22%) Business Objects
12 10 (1.22%) Remedy
13 9 (1.09%) Symantec
14 8 (0.97%) 3PAR
14 8 (0.97%) ServiceNow
15 7 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (0.73%) NetApp
16 6 (0.73%) Cisco
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warwickshire
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Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable rate
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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West Midlands
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Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Ideal Training
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Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick
Mason Frank
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Lichfield
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Staffordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £120.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Telford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £18.00 - £25.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
West Bromwich
Jumar Solutions
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Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £400.00 per day
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Birmingham
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