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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 398 361 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.56% 16.33% 19.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.30% 17.92% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 223 162
Average daily rate
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£320 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.53% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £194 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 23 29
Average hourly rate £13.06 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.68% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £33.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
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
2062 2015 1686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.00% 91.18% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 1033 805
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 137 169
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £37.41 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 119 £330 +1.53% 34
Warwickshire +1 79 £275 -8.33% 15
Coventry +1 45 £305 -19.73% 11
Shropshire +13 29 £375 +108.33% 4
Staffordshire +3 19 £320 +10.34% 15
Solihull +1 9 £263 -22.22% 2
Worcestershire -8 8 £300 -7.69% 6
Dudley 0 5 £300 -20.00%
Herefordshire -2 4 £375 +75.43% 1
Wolverhampton -6 4 £300 -25.00% 5
Walsall +2 2 £300 -7.69% 3
West Bromwich - 2 - - 2
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 152 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 147 (16.99%) Finance
3 144 (16.65%) Windows
4 126 (14.57%) ITIL
5 125 (14.45%) SQL
6 119 (13.76%) MS Excel
7 114 (13.18%) MS Office
8 98 (11.33%) Active Directory
9 97 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
10 93 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
11 83 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 82 (9.48%) Business Analysis
13 58 (6.71%) Migration
14 56 (6.47%) Windows XP
15 54 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
15 54 (6.24%) Oracle
15 54 (6.24%) Security Cleared
16 52 (6.01%) SQL Server
16 52 (6.01%) Citrix
17 51 (5.90%) Banking
18 47 (5.43%) Project Management
18 47 (5.43%) Windows 7
19 45 (5.20%) SC Cleared
20 44 (5.09%) NHS
21 41 (4.74%) Data Analysis
22 40 (4.62%) PRINCE2
23 37 (4.28%) SharePoint
24 36 (4.16%) ISEB
24 36 (4.16%) Scrum
25 35 (4.05%) MS Visio

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.54%) MS Exchange
3 19 (2.20%) SAS
4 18 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 17 (1.97%) IBM Notes
6 9 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.58%) WorkSite
8 5 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.23%) Confluence
10 2 (0.23%) IIS
10 2 (0.23%) CMS
10 2 (0.23%) Documentum
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.12%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 119 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 114 (13.18%) MS Office
3 35 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 31 (3.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.16%) MS Project
6 8 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.23%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) CA PPM
2 6 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.35%) Agresso
5 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.23%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Utilities
5 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.12%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.12%) Magento
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.69%) Office 365
3 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.12%) LAN
2 26 (3.01%) WAN
3 19 (2.20%) DHCP
3 19 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.20%) DNS
4 14 (1.62%) Network Security
5 12 (1.39%) VoIP
6 9 (1.04%) FTP
7 7 (0.81%) Firewall
8 6 (0.69%) VLAN
9 4 (0.46%) SMS
9 4 (0.46%) SAN
9 4 (0.46%) Intranet
9 4 (0.46%) Internet
10 3 (0.35%) VPN
11 2 (0.23%) CTI
11 2 (0.23%) LDAP
11 2 (0.23%) HTTP
11 2 (0.23%) IMAP
11 2 (0.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 28 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (1.50%) MS Access
6 11 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 9 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.81%) Base SAS
9 7 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.69%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.46%) Essbase
11 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.46%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.35%) Data Mart
12 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.04%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.58%) JIRA
4 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.35%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.35%) Selenium
6 2 (0.23%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.23%) Subversion
6 2 (0.23%) Maven
6 2 (0.23%) Toad
6 2 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.23%) FishEye
7 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.12%) NUnit
7 1 (0.12%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.12%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.12%) CA Gen
General
1 147 (16.99%) Finance
2 51 (5.90%) Banking
3 35 (4.05%) Retail
4 27 (3.12%) Marketing
5 24 (2.77%) Automotive
6 17 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.85%) Legal
7 16 (1.85%) Retail Banking
8 14 (1.62%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.50%) Law
10 11 (1.27%) Local Government
11 9 (1.04%) Billing
12 8 (0.92%) Back Office
13 5 (0.58%) Electronics
13 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.58%) Publishing
14 4 (0.46%) Military
14 4 (0.46%) Advertising
14 4 (0.46%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.46%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.93%) Web Services
2 31 (3.58%) XML
3 23 (2.66%) .NET
4 15 (1.73%) Middleware
5 13 (1.50%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.04%) XSD
6 9 (1.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 7 (0.81%) HTML
7 7 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (0.46%) SOAP
8 4 (0.46%) MDX
9 3 (0.35%) JSON
9 3 (0.35%) Itk
10 2 (0.23%) XML Messaging
10 2 (0.23%) ADO.NET
11 1 (0.12%) J2EE
11 1 (0.12%) XSLT
11 1 (0.12%) Flash
11 1 (0.12%) EDI
11 1 (0.12%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.09%) NHS
3 31 (3.58%) Blackberry
4 22 (2.54%) Open Source
5 13 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.04%) Mathematics
8 8 (0.92%) Statistics
9 7 (0.81%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.69%) CMDB
10 6 (0.69%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.69%) User Experience
11 5 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (0.58%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.58%) PDA
11 5 (0.58%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.46%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.46%) Economics
12 4 (0.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 144 (16.65%) Windows
2 56 (6.47%) Windows XP
3 47 (5.43%) Windows 7
4 34 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (3.35%) Linux
6 28 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (2.77%) UNIX
8 15 (1.73%) HPUX
9 11 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.58%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.46%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.23%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.23%) Android
13 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (14.57%) ITIL
2 97 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (9.48%) Business Analysis
5 58 (6.71%) Migration
6 54 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (5.43%) Project Management
8 41 (4.74%) Data Analysis
9 40 (4.62%) PRINCE2
10 36 (4.16%) Scrum
11 34 (3.93%) Service Management
12 33 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 32 (3.70%) Use Case
13 32 (3.70%) Change Management
14 28 (3.24%) ITSM
14 28 (3.24%) Data Modelling
15 27 (3.12%) Service Delivery
16 26 (3.01%) CRM
16 26 (3.01%) Incident Management
17 24 (2.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 125 (14.45%) SQL
2 27 (3.12%) Java
3 17 (1.97%) T-SQL
3 17 (1.97%) VBA
4 13 (1.50%) C#
5 9 (1.04%) PL/SQL
6 8 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.69%) VB
7 6 (0.69%) VB.NET
8 5 (0.58%) VBScript
8 5 (0.58%) C
9 4 (0.46%) Perl
9 4 (0.46%) PHP
9 4 (0.46%) SAS Macro
10 3 (0.35%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.23%) VB6
11 2 (0.23%) Korn
11 2 (0.23%) Python
11 2 (0.23%) ABAP
11 2 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 54 (6.24%) Security Cleared
2 45 (5.20%) SC Cleared
3 36 (4.16%) ISEB
4 26 (3.01%) Degree
5 20 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.97%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.73%) MCSE
8 10 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.04%) MCP
10 7 (0.81%) VCP4
11 5 (0.58%) CISSP
11 5 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.58%) CCNP
12 4 (0.46%) CCNA
12 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.23%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.23%) PMP
14 2 (0.23%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.05%) SLA
2 22 (2.54%) QA
3 11 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.58%) HL7
6 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.23%) Basel II
7 2 (0.23%) DICOM
7 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.23%) Basel III
7 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.12%) FATCA
8 1 (0.12%) P3O
8 1 (0.12%) EMIR
8 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 98 (11.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.50%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.27%) vSphere
4 10 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.04%) XenApp
6 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.12%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.12%) KVM
8 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (1.16%) SCCM
2 8 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.81%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.46%) SCOM
4 4 (0.46%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.35%) Nessus
5 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.35%) DameWare
6 2 (0.23%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 152 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.24%) Oracle
3 52 (6.01%) Citrix
4 32 (3.70%) SAP
5 26 (3.01%) IBM
6 25 (2.89%) Business Objects
7 20 (2.31%) HP
8 19 (2.20%) VMware
9 18 (2.08%) Lotus
9 18 (2.08%) Remedy
10 17 (1.97%) Cisco
11 11 (1.27%) Cognos
11 11 (1.27%) Google
12 9 (1.04%) Pega
12 9 (1.04%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.04%) Avaya
13 8 (0.92%) Verint
13 8 (0.92%) Symantec
14 7 (0.81%) Teradata
14 7 (0.81%) webMethods
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £410 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £8 - £12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Rate: £250 - 320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £ Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £175 - 225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago