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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 547 468 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.17% 18.32% 17.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.09% 19.44% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 298 239
Median daily rate £375 £335 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 40 43
Median hourly rate £13.68 £14.40 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.12 £34.00 £24.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-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
3023 2408 2421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.88% 94.28% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1796 1380 1236
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 146 169
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.11 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.55 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 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
Warwickshire 0 119 £394 +24.01% 11
Birmingham -1 115 £350 +5.26% 37
Coventry -3 85 £425 +39.34% 12
Shropshire -12 45 £338 -21.51% 6
Staffordshire +8 41 £350 - 11
Worcestershire +3 17 £350 +62.79% 4
Herefordshire - 10 £363 -
Dudley 0 9 £80 -18.98% 2
Solihull -5 7 £375 +7.14% 10
Wolverhampton -1 5 £320 +113.33% 2
Walsall - 5 £256 - 2
West Bromwich -1 4 £425 +25.92% 1
Smethwick 0 2 £129 -
Sutton Coldfield 0 2 £295 -10.60%
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 229 (22.47%) Finance
2 198 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (14.03%) Business Analysis
4 127 (12.46%) SQL
5 124 (12.17%) Microsoft
6 121 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
7 117 (11.48%) Windows
8 103 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 94 (9.22%) ITIL
10 79 (7.75%) Test Scripting
11 76 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 76 (7.46%) Data Analysis
12 75 (7.36%) Migration
13 73 (7.16%) MS Excel
14 69 (6.77%) ISEB
15 66 (6.48%) CRM
16 65 (6.38%) Use Case
17 62 (6.08%) Project Management
18 61 (5.99%) MS Office
18 61 (5.99%) Data Modelling
19 60 (5.89%) Retail
20 58 (5.69%) Active Directory
20 58 (5.69%) Oracle
20 58 (5.69%) Security Cleared
21 57 (5.59%) Change Management
22 55 (5.40%) User Stories
23 54 (5.30%) Waterfall
24 52 (5.10%) SAP
25 46 (4.51%) Data Migration
25 46 (4.51%) Business Intelligence

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 25 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.26%) SAS
3 18 (1.77%) MS Exchange
4 8 (0.79%) Confluence
4 8 (0.79%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.59%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.29%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.29%) CMS
8 3 (0.29%) Documentum
8 3 (0.29%) IIS
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.29%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.20%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 73 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 61 (5.99%) MS Office
3 41 (4.02%) MS Visio
4 34 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.57%) MS Project
5 16 (1.57%) SPSS
6 5 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.69%) FastStats
3 7 (0.69%) Maximo
4 6 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.49%) Magento
5 5 (0.49%) SAP GRC
5 5 (0.49%) SAP HCM
5 5 (0.49%) SAP R/3
5 5 (0.49%) TRIRIGA
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.29%) Primavera
7 3 (0.29%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.20%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.86%) Office 365
2 11 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.69%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.69%) SaaS
4 5 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.39%) GitHub
6 2 (0.20%) G Suite
6 2 (0.20%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.36%) LAN
2 20 (1.96%) WAN
3 17 (1.67%) Firewall
4 14 (1.37%) VPN
5 13 (1.28%) Internet
6 12 (1.18%) DNS
7 9 (0.88%) DHCP
7 9 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.79%) NAS
8 8 (0.79%) Network Security
8 8 (0.79%) SAN
8 8 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.49%) HTTP
9 5 (0.49%) Intranet
9 5 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.39%) Wireless
11 3 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.29%) MPLS
11 3 (0.29%) VLAN
11 3 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.57%) Big Data
4 16 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (0.98%) QlikView
6 10 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (0.88%) GIS
8 6 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (0.49%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (0.29%) DB2
11 3 (0.29%) MS Access
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.29%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.20%) SAP BI
12 2 (0.20%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.20%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 23 (2.26%) JIRA
2 21 (2.06%) Selenium
3 10 (0.98%) HP UFT
4 9 (0.88%) Cucumber
4 9 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.79%) SoapUI
6 7 (0.69%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.59%) Toad
7 6 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.39%) Fiddler
8 4 (0.39%) PVCS
8 4 (0.39%) WinRunner
9 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.20%) JUnit
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.20%) RSpec
9 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.098%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.098%) Rational Rose
General
1 229 (22.47%) Finance
2 60 (5.89%) Retail
3 41 (4.02%) Banking
4 16 (1.57%) Automotive
4 16 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.18%) Advertising
5 12 (1.18%) Marketing
6 11 (1.08%) Legal
7 9 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.79%) Billing
8 8 (0.79%) General Ledger
9 7 (0.69%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.59%) Local Government
11 4 (0.39%) Back Office
12 3 (0.29%) Military
12 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.20%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.098%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.098%) Law
14 1 (0.098%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.06%) XML
2 16 (1.57%) .NET
3 11 (1.08%) Web Services
4 7 (0.69%) HTML
5 5 (0.49%) Middleware
6 3 (0.29%) EDI
7 2 (0.20%) CSS
7 2 (0.20%) MDX
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.20%) SOAP
7 2 (0.20%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.20%) XSLT
8 1 (0.098%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.098%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.098%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.098%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.098%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 121 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.43%) Mainframe
3 28 (2.75%) User Experience
4 26 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.16%) NHS
6 18 (1.77%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.37%) Credit Risk
7 14 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 14 (1.37%) Statistics
8 12 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 10 (0.98%) Smart Meter
10 9 (0.88%) Blackberry
11 8 (0.79%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.69%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.69%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.59%) Minimum Viable Product
14 5 (0.49%) CMDB
14 5 (0.49%) Driving Licence
15 4 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 117 (11.48%) Windows
2 38 (3.73%) Windows 7
3 30 (2.94%) Unix
4 27 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.77%) Linux
6 17 (1.67%) Windows 10
7 14 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.18%) Windows XP
9 10 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.69%) Solaris
11 7 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.59%) Android
12 6 (0.59%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.39%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.39%) SUSE
14 3 (0.29%) MVS
14 3 (0.29%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.20%) AIX
16 1 (0.098%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (14.03%) Business Analysis
3 103 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (9.22%) ITIL
5 79 (7.75%) Test Scripting
6 76 (7.46%) Data Analysis
6 76 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 75 (7.36%) Migration
8 66 (6.48%) CRM
9 65 (6.38%) Use Case
10 62 (6.08%) Project Management
11 61 (5.99%) Data Modelling
12 57 (5.59%) Change Management
13 55 (5.40%) User Stories
14 54 (5.30%) Waterfall
15 46 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
15 46 (4.51%) Data Migration
16 41 (4.02%) Scrum
17 40 (3.93%) UML
18 39 (3.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 127 (12.46%) SQL
2 22 (2.16%) T-SQL
3 18 (1.77%) Java
4 16 (1.57%) PL/SQL
5 10 (0.98%) C
5 10 (0.98%) C#
5 10 (0.98%) R
6 8 (0.79%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.49%) PHP
7 5 (0.49%) SAS Macro
8 4 (0.39%) VB
8 4 (0.39%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.29%) COBOL
9 3 (0.29%) Python
9 3 (0.29%) VBA
10 2 (0.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.098%) Groovy
11 1 (0.098%) JCL
11 1 (0.098%) Korn
11 1 (0.098%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 69 (6.77%) ISEB
2 58 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 37 (3.63%) ISTQB
5 29 (2.85%) Degree
6 18 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.49%) CCNA
11 5 (0.49%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.49%) MCSA
12 4 (0.39%) CISSP
12 4 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.39%) MCP
12 4 (0.39%) MCSE
13 3 (0.29%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.29%) MCTS
13 3 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.24%) QA
2 32 (3.14%) SLA
3 29 (2.85%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.29%) Basel II
8 2 (0.20%) Basel III
9 1 (0.098%) COSO
System Software
1 58 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.29%) Terminal Server
3 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.20%) Firmware
4 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.098%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.098%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.098%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.098%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.098%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.098%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.49%) SCCM
3 4 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.39%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.39%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.29%) Puppet
4 3 (0.29%) QRadar
4 3 (0.29%) SCOM
5 2 (0.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.20%) PowerCLI
5 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.20%) vMotion
6 1 (0.098%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.098%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 124 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 58 (5.69%) Oracle
3 52 (5.10%) SAP
4 34 (3.34%) CA
5 25 (2.45%) HP
6 24 (2.36%) Pega
7 16 (1.57%) Cisco
7 16 (1.57%) Google
8 15 (1.47%) Citrix
9 12 (1.18%) IBM
9 12 (1.18%) Intel Security
10 11 (1.08%) Informatica
10 11 (1.08%) VMware
11 10 (0.98%) LANDesk
12 9 (0.88%) Guidewire
12 9 (0.88%) Trillium
13 8 (0.79%) Cognos
13 8 (0.79%) DataFlux
13 8 (0.79%) Symantec
14 7 (0.69%) webMethods
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham
Volt
Rate: £140 - £150 per day + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Virtual Forge
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.0 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £251 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago