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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 441 426 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.32% 17.30% 17.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.59% 19.02% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 206 157
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 59 32
Average hourly rate £14.62 £17.40 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% +36.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £10.86 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.86 £23.10 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
2251 2240 1826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.52% 90.98% 91.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1347 1145 901
Average daily rate £370 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £200
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 147 183 131
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.00 £36.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -1 107 £350 +16.66% 27
Warwickshire 0 76 £350 +7.69% 20
Coventry 0 74 £333 +2.30% 14
Worcestershire +16 31 £325 +4.00% 3
Shropshire +9 27 £430 +79.16% 2
Staffordshire -6 19 £350 +7.69% 13
Solihull -2 11 £375 +13.63% 3
Wolverhampton -5 5 £300 -29.41% 11
West Bromwich +1 4 - - 2
Walsall +6 3 £300 - 1
Sutton Coldfield +4 3 £330 -1.12% 1
Dudley +7 1 £120 -
Herefordshire -2 1 £500 - 1
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 196 (22.90%) Finance
2 137 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 125 (14.60%) SQL
4 108 (12.62%) Windows
5 104 (12.15%) MS Excel
5 104 (12.15%) Business Analysis
6 101 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 93 (10.86%) ITIL
8 91 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
9 81 (9.46%) MS Office
9 81 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (8.76%) Retail
11 69 (8.06%) Banking
12 65 (7.59%) Migration
13 63 (7.36%) Active Directory
14 62 (7.24%) Project Management
15 61 (7.13%) Data Analysis
16 59 (6.89%) User Acceptance Testing
17 58 (6.78%) SQL Server
18 55 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
19 54 (6.31%) ISEB
19 54 (6.31%) SAP
20 52 (6.07%) Test Scripting
21 50 (5.84%) Waterfall
21 50 (5.84%) Change Management
22 45 (5.26%) CRM
23 41 (4.79%) Oracle
23 41 (4.79%) SLA
24 40 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
24 40 (4.67%) Service Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 26 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.10%) MS Exchange
2 18 (2.10%) SAS
3 9 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (0.82%) WebLogic
4 7 (0.82%) IIS
4 7 (0.82%) IBM Notes
5 6 (0.70%) CMS
5 6 (0.70%) Lync
6 5 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (0.47%) CICS
7 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.35%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.12%) Confluence
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 104 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 81 (9.46%) MS Office
3 23 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 20 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.87%) MS Project
6 9 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.93%) SPSS
8 4 (0.47%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.12%) InDesign
9 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.58%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.35%) Eikon
5 3 (0.35%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (0.35%) SAP PS
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.12%) Line 500
7 1 (0.12%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.12%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.12%) Aligne
7 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.12%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.70%) Office 365
2 4 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.12%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.34%) LAN
2 18 (2.10%) WAN
3 14 (1.64%) Firewall
4 13 (1.52%) VPN
5 10 (1.17%) Internet
6 8 (0.93%) VoIP
7 6 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.58%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.58%) SAN
8 5 (0.58%) Intranet
9 4 (0.47%) VLAN
9 4 (0.47%) IPsec
10 3 (0.35%) MPLS
10 3 (0.35%) OSPF
10 3 (0.35%) Network Security
10 3 (0.35%) DNS
10 3 (0.35%) LDAP
10 3 (0.35%) DHCP
11 2 (0.23%) SMTP
11 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (1.75%) MS Access
7 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.82%) OLAP
7 7 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.82%) OLAP Cube
8 6 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
8 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.58%) DB2
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.58%) SAP BW
9 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.47%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.70%) JIRA
3 4 (0.47%) Selenium
3 4 (0.47%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.23%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.23%) TestComplete
5 2 (0.23%) Toad
6 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.12%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.12%) ERwin
6 1 (0.12%) NUnit
6 1 (0.12%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.12%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.12%) PVCS
6 1 (0.12%) Ant
General
1 196 (22.90%) Finance
2 75 (8.76%) Retail
3 69 (8.06%) Banking
4 28 (3.27%) Automotive
5 21 (2.45%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.34%) Retail Banking
7 15 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.40%) Marketing
9 10 (1.17%) Billing
10 8 (0.93%) Legal
11 6 (0.70%) Local Government
12 5 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.58%) Advertising
12 5 (0.58%) Electronics
13 4 (0.47%) Front Office
13 4 (0.47%) Law
14 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Back Office
15 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.57%) XML
2 19 (2.22%) .NET
3 11 (1.29%) ASP.NET
4 7 (0.82%) HTML
4 7 (0.82%) XML Messaging
5 5 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (0.47%) ADO.NET
7 3 (0.35%) Middleware
7 3 (0.35%) JSON
7 3 (0.35%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.23%) XMPP
8 2 (0.23%) CSS
8 2 (0.23%) Web Services
8 2 (0.23%) Flash
9 1 (0.12%) XHTML
9 1 (0.12%) EDI
9 1 (0.12%) CGI
9 1 (0.12%) J2EE
9 1 (0.12%) XSD
9 1 (0.12%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.21%) NHS
3 30 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.69%) Mainframe
5 17 (1.99%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.05%) CMDB
6 9 (1.05%) Data Centre
7 8 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 8 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.82%) User Experience
8 7 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.70%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.70%) AS400
9 6 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (0.58%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.58%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.58%) FMCG
10 5 (0.58%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.47%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 108 (12.62%) Windows
2 32 (3.74%) Windows 7
3 30 (3.50%) Windows XP
4 23 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (2.57%) Linux
6 21 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.40%) UNIX
8 8 (0.93%) HPUX
9 7 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.47%) zOS
12 2 (0.23%) Solaris
12 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.12%) OS/390
13 1 (0.12%) SUSE
13 1 (0.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (12.15%) Business Analysis
2 101 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 93 (10.86%) ITIL
4 81 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (7.59%) Migration
6 62 (7.24%) Project Management
7 61 (7.13%) Data Analysis
8 59 (6.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 55 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
10 52 (6.07%) Test Scripting
11 50 (5.84%) Waterfall
11 50 (5.84%) Change Management
12 45 (5.26%) CRM
13 40 (4.67%) Service Management
14 37 (4.32%) Data Migration
15 35 (4.09%) Use Case
15 35 (4.09%) PRINCE2
16 28 (3.27%) Validation
17 27 (3.15%) ERP
17 27 (3.15%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 125 (14.60%) SQL
2 29 (3.39%) T-SQL
3 14 (1.64%) C#
4 12 (1.40%) PL/SQL
5 10 (1.17%) Java
6 8 (0.93%) VBA
7 6 (0.70%) VB
7 6 (0.70%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.58%) RPG
8 5 (0.58%) VB.NET
8 5 (0.58%) C
9 4 (0.47%) VB6
10 3 (0.35%) VBScript
11 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.23%) R
12 1 (0.12%) Ruby
12 1 (0.12%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.12%) Python
12 1 (0.12%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 54 (6.31%) ISEB
2 31 (3.62%) Degree
3 30 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.69%) ISTQB
4 23 (2.69%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.29%) CCNP
7 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.05%) CCNA
8 9 (1.05%) MCSE
9 8 (0.93%) CISSP
10 7 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.82%) CISA
10 7 (0.82%) CISM
11 6 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.58%) PMP
12 5 (0.58%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.47%) MCP
13 4 (0.47%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.79%) SLA
2 26 (3.04%) QA
3 14 (1.64%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.47%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.35%) FATCA
7 2 (0.23%) P3O
7 2 (0.23%) HL7
7 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Basel II
8 1 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 63 (7.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.17%) vSphere
3 9 (1.05%) XenApp
4 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.23%) Snort
5 2 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.12%) vCloud
6 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.70%) SCCM
3 4 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.35%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.12%) WSUS
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%) SCOM
6 1 (0.12%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 137 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.31%) SAP
3 41 (4.79%) Oracle
4 37 (4.32%) Citrix
5 28 (3.27%) IBM
6 26 (3.04%) HP
7 23 (2.69%) Cisco
8 21 (2.45%) Pega
9 16 (1.87%) Cognos
10 11 (1.29%) VMware
11 10 (1.17%) LANDesk
11 10 (1.17%) CA
12 9 (1.05%) Lotus
12 9 (1.05%) Northgate
13 8 (0.93%) Dell
14 7 (0.82%) Progress
14 7 (0.82%) NetApp
14 7 (0.82%) Remedy
15 6 (0.70%) McAfee
15 6 (0.70%) Juniper
West Midlands
Volaris Exec
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £216.98 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £100 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £300 - £335 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Rate: From £14,280 to £17,850 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Rugby
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Leamington Spa
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £220.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago