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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 439 383 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.15% 18.48% 19.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.90% 20.00% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 219 247
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 £172 £224 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 29 31
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £8.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £22.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
2323 1915 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.74% 92.38% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1169 1011 1053
Average daily rate £350 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 143 148
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -37.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 0 138 £350 - 46
Warwickshire +3 77 £338 -3.57% 11
Coventry -4 51 £325 -9.72% 12
Staffordshire +5 24 £325 -4.41% 19
Wolverhampton -2 10 £425 +33.33% 6
Shropshire -12 10 £253 +13.48% 4
Worcestershire -8 9 £205 -48.75%
Solihull -2 8 £325 -13.33% 3
West Bromwich - 8 £300 - 1
Sutton Coldfield +2 4 £365 -16.28%
Walsall -3 3 £300 -20.00% 2
Dudley - - - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 161 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 149 (17.89%) SQL
3 142 (17.05%) Finance
4 129 (15.49%) MS Excel
5 126 (15.13%) Windows
6 109 (13.09%) Business Analysis
7 106 (12.73%) ITIL
8 96 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (11.16%) MS Office
10 81 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 70 (8.40%) Active Directory
12 69 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
13 68 (8.16%) SQL Server
14 64 (7.68%) Retail
15 63 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 59 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
17 51 (6.12%) Workflow
17 51 (6.12%) UNIX
17 51 (6.12%) Test Scripting
18 50 (6.00%) Project Management
19 48 (5.76%) SharePoint
19 48 (5.76%) SLA
20 47 (5.64%) User Acceptance Testing
21 46 (5.52%) Windows 7
21 46 (5.52%) UML
21 46 (5.52%) SAP
22 45 (5.40%) E-Commerce
22 45 (5.40%) Citrix
23 44 (5.28%) ISEB
23 44 (5.28%) Oracle

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 48 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.64%) SAS
2 22 (2.64%) IBM Notes
3 20 (2.40%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.60%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.36%) IIS
7 3 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (0.36%) Drupal
7 3 (0.36%) Alfresco
7 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.24%) Confluence
8 2 (0.24%) Documentum
8 2 (0.24%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 129 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 93 (11.16%) MS Office
3 36 (4.32%) MS Visio
4 23 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (2.28%) MS Project
6 10 (1.20%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.72%) SPSS
8 3 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.20%) CA Clarity
3 8 (0.96%) TRIRIGA
4 7 (0.84%) SAP CRM
5 6 (0.72%) Agresso
5 6 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.60%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.48%) Cognos Controller
7 4 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.36%) Maximo
8 3 (0.36%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.12%) Movex
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (0.12%) Retail-J
10 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.60%) Office 365
2 3 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.24%) Force.com
4 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.56%) LAN
1 13 (1.56%) TCP/IP
1 13 (1.56%) SAN
2 11 (1.32%) FTP
3 9 (1.08%) VoIP
3 9 (1.08%) DHCP
4 8 (0.96%) WAN
4 8 (0.96%) DNS
5 4 (0.48%) Internet
5 4 (0.48%) Firewall
6 3 (0.36%) Network Security
6 3 (0.36%) VLAN
6 3 (0.36%) SSL
6 3 (0.36%) VPN
6 3 (0.36%) LDAP
7 2 (0.24%) Broadband
7 2 (0.24%) SMS
7 2 (0.24%) 3G
7 2 (0.24%) Wireless
8 1 (0.12%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (1.80%) MS Access
7 12 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 7 (0.84%) PerformancePoint
9 7 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.84%) OLAP
10 6 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.48%) ZAP BI
12 4 (0.48%) Base SAS
12 4 (0.48%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.36%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.36%) MySQL
13 3 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (1.32%) Rational Rose
2 10 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.48%) JIRA
3 4 (0.48%) Selenium
4 3 (0.36%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.36%) WebSpeed
5 2 (0.24%) Toad
5 2 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.12%) JMeter
General
1 142 (17.05%) Finance
2 64 (7.68%) Retail
3 40 (4.80%) Banking
4 26 (3.12%) Manufacturing
5 23 (2.76%) Automotive
6 21 (2.52%) Marketing
7 11 (1.32%) Back Office
8 9 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.08%) Legal
8 9 (1.08%) Local Government
9 8 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.72%) Billing
10 6 (0.72%) Advertising
10 6 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.60%) Publishing
12 4 (0.48%) Law
13 3 (0.36%) Military
13 3 (0.36%) Electronics
14 2 (0.24%) Front Office
15 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.36%) XML
2 23 (2.76%) .NET
3 14 (1.68%) Web Services
4 11 (1.32%) XSD
5 9 (1.08%) ASP.NET
6 8 (0.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 7 (0.84%) MDX
8 5 (0.60%) HTML
8 5 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (0.48%) Mason
10 3 (0.36%) WCF
10 3 (0.36%) CSS
11 2 (0.24%) ODBC
12 1 (0.12%) EDI
12 1 (0.12%) J2EE
12 1 (0.12%) Classic ASP
12 1 (0.12%) jQuery
12 1 (0.12%) Google Maps API
12 1 (0.12%) Middleware
12 1 (0.12%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.68%) NHS
3 15 (1.80%) Blackberry
3 15 (1.80%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 8 (0.96%) Mathematics
5 8 (0.96%) Visualisation
6 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (0.84%) Statistics
6 7 (0.84%) User Experience
7 6 (0.72%) iPad
8 5 (0.60%) CMDB
9 4 (0.48%) Wiki
9 4 (0.48%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.48%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.48%) Open Source
9 4 (0.48%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.48%) PMI
10 3 (0.36%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 126 (15.13%) Windows
2 51 (6.12%) UNIX
3 46 (5.52%) Windows 7
4 39 (4.68%) Windows XP
5 26 (3.12%) Linux
6 17 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.44%) HPUX
9 8 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.48%) Solaris
10 4 (0.48%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.36%) MVS
11 3 (0.36%) Android
11 3 (0.36%) zOS
11 3 (0.36%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (13.09%) Business Analysis
2 106 (12.73%) ITIL
3 96 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
6 51 (6.12%) Workflow
6 51 (6.12%) Test Scripting
7 50 (6.00%) Project Management
8 47 (5.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 46 (5.52%) UML
10 45 (5.40%) E-Commerce
11 43 (5.16%) PRINCE2
12 42 (5.04%) Data Analysis
13 39 (4.68%) Migration
14 38 (4.56%) ERP
15 33 (3.96%) Use Case
16 32 (3.84%) Change Management
17 30 (3.60%) Data Modelling
18 28 (3.36%) CRM
19 27 (3.24%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (17.89%) SQL
2 31 (3.72%) VBA
3 25 (3.00%) T-SQL
4 18 (2.16%) Java
5 12 (1.44%) C#
6 8 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.96%) VB
7 7 (0.84%) C
8 4 (0.48%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.48%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.48%) C++
9 3 (0.36%) VBScript
9 3 (0.36%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.24%) Korn
10 2 (0.24%) COBOL
10 2 (0.24%) Perl
10 2 (0.24%) PHP
10 2 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.12%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 44 (5.28%) ISEB
2 43 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.84%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.12%) ISTQB
4 26 (3.12%) Degree
5 11 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.96%) MCSE
8 5 (0.60%) CCNA
8 5 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.60%) PMP
8 5 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.48%) ACCA
9 4 (0.48%) CIMA
10 3 (0.36%) CISM
10 3 (0.36%) CISSP
11 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.24%) IIBA
11 2 (0.24%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.76%) SLA
2 15 (1.80%) QA
3 6 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.60%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.48%) P3O
5 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.24%) COBIT
7 2 (0.24%) Basel III
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 70 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.96%) XenApp
3 7 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.48%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) XenServer
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (1.68%) Tivoli
2 8 (0.96%) SCCM
3 6 (0.72%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.48%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.36%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (0.24%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.24%) SCOM
8 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.12%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.12%) DameWare
8 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 161 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.52%) SAP
3 45 (5.40%) Citrix
4 44 (5.28%) Oracle
5 27 (3.24%) IBM
6 25 (3.00%) ATG
7 24 (2.88%) Lotus
8 23 (2.76%) HP
8 23 (2.76%) VMware
9 15 (1.80%) Business Objects
10 13 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
11 11 (1.32%) Symantec
12 10 (1.20%) ServiceNow
13 9 (1.08%) Remedy
14 8 (0.96%) Cognos
15 6 (0.72%) Trillium
15 6 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.72%) NetApp
16 5 (0.60%) StorageTek
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