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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 574 467 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.46% 18.88% 17.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.25% 19.87% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 305 214
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £218 £169
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 37 41 59
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.03 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.53 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.46 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +0.84%
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
3145 2350 2400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.65% 94.99% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1389 1219
Median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 150 188
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 0 132 £423 +20.71% 12
Birmingham -3 120 £350 - 38
Coventry -2 91 £400 +33.33% 17
Staffordshire +10 46 £331 -5.35% 9
Shropshire -12 42 £300 -30.23% 6
Worcestershire -1 16 £354 +12.30% 4
Herefordshire +7 13 £363 -27.50% 6
Dudley 0 11 £80 -33.33% 1
Solihull -13 8 £348 -0.71% 2
Walsall 0 6 £125 -58.33% 3
West Bromwich 0 5 £425 +6.25% 3
Sutton Coldfield -1 4 £295 -10.60%
Wolverhampton -2 3 £285 -5.00% 1
Kingswinford - 2 £304 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 235 (22.36%) Finance
2 197 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (13.32%) Business Analysis
4 131 (12.46%) SQL
5 130 (12.37%) Microsoft
6 128 (12.18%) Windows
7 122 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
8 110 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 93 (8.85%) ITIL
10 92 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 91 (8.66%) Test Scripting
12 84 (7.99%) MS Excel
13 83 (7.90%) ISEB
14 78 (7.42%) Migration
14 78 (7.42%) Data Analysis
15 75 (7.14%) Use Case
16 66 (6.28%) Change Management
16 66 (6.28%) MS Office
17 65 (6.18%) Active Directory
18 63 (5.99%) Project Management
19 60 (5.71%) Data Modelling
19 60 (5.71%) Waterfall
20 59 (5.61%) Retail
21 57 (5.42%) Oracle
22 55 (5.23%) SAP
23 53 (5.04%) Security Cleared
24 50 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
24 50 (4.76%) ISTQB
25 49 (4.66%) CRM
25 49 (4.66%) User Stories

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 29 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.81%) SAS
3 17 (1.62%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.52%) Confluence
5 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.57%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.38%) CMS
7 4 (0.38%) Documentum
7 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.29%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.29%) IIS
8 3 (0.29%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.19%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 84 (7.99%) MS Excel
2 66 (6.28%) MS Office
3 39 (3.71%) MS Visio
4 36 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (2.19%) MS Project
6 9 (0.86%) SPSS
7 8 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.19%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.67%) Maximo
3 6 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.48%) SAP HCM
4 5 (0.48%) TRIRIGA
5 4 (0.38%) Magento
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.38%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.38%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.38%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.29%) FastStats
6 3 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.29%) Primavera
6 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (0.29%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.52%) Office 365
2 12 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (0.76%) SaaS
5 5 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.29%) GitHub
6 3 (0.29%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.095%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.28%) LAN
2 20 (1.90%) WAN
3 16 (1.52%) Firewall
4 13 (1.24%) VPN
5 12 (1.14%) DHCP
6 11 (1.05%) DNS
6 11 (1.05%) Internet
7 10 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (0.86%) Network Security
9 7 (0.67%) SAN
10 5 (0.48%) Intranet
10 5 (0.48%) NAS
10 5 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (0.48%) TACACS
10 5 (0.48%) Wireless
11 4 (0.38%) SSL
11 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.29%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.29%) MPLS
12 3 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (3.43%) SQL Server
3 19 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (1.81%) Relational Database
4 18 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.24%) Big Data
5 13 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.05%) Pentaho
7 9 (0.86%) QlikView
7 9 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (0.57%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.57%) IBM InfoSphere
8 6 (0.57%) SAP HANA
9 5 (0.48%) GIS
10 4 (0.38%) MS Access
10 4 (0.38%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (0.29%) DB2
11 3 (0.29%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 31 (2.95%) JIRA
2 20 (1.90%) Selenium
3 11 (1.05%) HP UFT
4 7 (0.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (0.67%) SoapUI
4 7 (0.67%) SpecFlow
4 7 (0.67%) Toad
5 6 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.48%) WinRunner
7 4 (0.38%) PVCS
7 4 (0.38%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.29%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.19%) Gatling
9 2 (0.19%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.19%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.095%) AppScan
10 1 (0.095%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.095%) Rational Rose
General
1 235 (22.36%) Finance
2 59 (5.61%) Retail
3 34 (3.24%) Banking
4 17 (1.62%) Automotive
5 15 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 15 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.14%) Legal
6 12 (1.14%) Marketing
7 10 (0.95%) Billing
8 9 (0.86%) General Ledger
9 7 (0.67%) Advertising
9 7 (0.67%) Military
10 4 (0.38%) Back Office
10 4 (0.38%) Local Government
10 4 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.19%) Law
11 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.095%) Electronics
12 1 (0.095%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.76%) XML
2 13 (1.24%) .NET
3 12 (1.14%) Web Services
4 8 (0.76%) HTML
5 4 (0.38%) Middleware
6 3 (0.29%) CSS
6 3 (0.29%) EDI
6 3 (0.29%) XBRL
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.19%) SOAP
7 2 (0.19%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.19%) XSLT
8 1 (0.095%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.095%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.095%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.095%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.095%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 122 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.43%) Mainframe
3 29 (2.76%) NHS
4 27 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.90%) User Experience
6 16 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 15 (1.43%) Statistics
8 13 (1.24%) Data Centre
9 10 (0.95%) Credit Risk
10 9 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 9 (0.86%) Smart Meter
11 8 (0.76%) Blackberry
11 8 (0.76%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.76%) EPoS
12 6 (0.57%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.57%) Minimum Viable Product
13 5 (0.48%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.48%) CMDB
13 5 (0.48%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 128 (12.18%) Windows
2 43 (4.09%) Unix
2 43 (4.09%) Windows 7
3 33 (3.14%) Windows Server
4 20 (1.90%) Linux
5 15 (1.43%) Windows 10
6 14 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.24%) Windows XP
8 11 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.86%) Android
9 9 (0.86%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.57%) Solaris
12 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.29%) MVS
13 3 (0.29%) SUSE
14 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.095%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (13.32%) Business Analysis
3 110 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (8.85%) ITIL
5 92 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 91 (8.66%) Test Scripting
7 78 (7.42%) Data Analysis
7 78 (7.42%) Migration
8 75 (7.14%) Use Case
9 66 (6.28%) Change Management
10 63 (5.99%) Project Management
11 60 (5.71%) Data Modelling
11 60 (5.71%) Waterfall
12 50 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (4.66%) CRM
13 49 (4.66%) User Stories
14 46 (4.38%) Data Migration
15 42 (4.00%) UML
16 37 (3.52%) PRINCE2
17 36 (3.43%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 131 (12.46%) SQL
2 31 (2.95%) Java
3 21 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 17 (1.62%) PL/SQL
5 9 (0.86%) C#
5 9 (0.86%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.48%) C
6 5 (0.48%) PHP
6 5 (0.48%) SAS Macro
6 5 (0.48%) VBA
7 3 (0.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.29%) RPG
7 3 (0.29%) RPG/400
7 3 (0.29%) VB
7 3 (0.29%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.19%) C++
8 2 (0.19%) COBOL
8 2 (0.19%) Python
8 2 (0.19%) R
9 1 (0.095%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 83 (7.90%) ISEB
2 53 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 50 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 36 (3.43%) Degree
5 35 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.67%) CCNA
10 7 (0.67%) MCP
10 7 (0.67%) MCSE
11 6 (0.57%) A+ Certification
11 6 (0.57%) CCNP
11 6 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.57%) MCSA
12 5 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.29%) CISSP
13 3 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.52%) QA
2 36 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 26 (2.47%) SLA
4 11 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.29%) Basel II
8 2 (0.19%) Basel III
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.095%) COSO
System Software
1 65 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.29%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.19%) Firmware
6 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.095%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.095%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.095%) Snort
7 1 (0.095%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.095%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.095%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.48%) SCOM
3 4 (0.38%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.38%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.38%) SCCM
4 3 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.29%) Puppet
4 3 (0.29%) QRadar
4 3 (0.29%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.19%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.19%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.19%) vMotion
6 1 (0.095%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.095%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.095%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.095%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.095%) WSUS
Vendors
1 130 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.42%) Oracle
3 55 (5.23%) SAP
4 35 (3.33%) CA
5 33 (3.14%) HP
6 32 (3.04%) Pega
7 20 (1.90%) Cisco
8 14 (1.33%) Citrix
9 13 (1.24%) VMware
10 11 (1.05%) IBM
10 11 (1.05%) Informatica
11 10 (0.95%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.86%) Google
12 9 (0.86%) Guidewire
12 9 (0.86%) Trillium
12 9 (0.86%) webMethods
13 8 (0.76%) Cognos
13 8 (0.76%) DataFlux
13 8 (0.76%) Dell
14 7 (0.67%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Volt
Rate: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £350.00 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Parallel Consulting
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6-12 months initial contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Solicitors Regulation Authority
Rate: £21,666 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: Up to £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Interserve plc
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Rate: £Neg Day (12 months)
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
EMBS
Rate: £Neg Day (12 months)
Posted: 15 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Intech 7
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £10.47 - £13.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago