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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 425 393 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.69% 18.86% 19.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.73% 20.74% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 231 166
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£320 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £212 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 31 40
Average hourly rate £13.06 £11.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.68% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.50 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.63
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.09%
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
1956 1895 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.60% 90.93% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1127 991 785
Average daily rate £350 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 135 184
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% -22.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +2 125 £330 +1.53% 43
Warwickshire 0 95 £288 +2.67% 15
Coventry 0 44 £310 -17.33% 16
Shropshire +7 21 £388 +93.75% 3
Staffordshire +13 20 £323 -0.76% 9
Wolverhampton 0 11 £225 -40.78% 5
Worcestershire -7 8 £300 +6.66% 3
Solihull -6 7 £125 -62.26% 8
Walsall +6 6 £265 -18.46%
Herefordshire - 6 £338 - 3
Dudley -1 3 £265 -16.53%
West Bromwich -1 3 - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £159 -
Wednesbury - - - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 161 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 153 (16.85%) Finance
3 142 (15.64%) Windows
4 138 (15.20%) SQL
5 137 (15.09%) ITIL
6 132 (14.54%) MS Excel
7 111 (12.22%) MS Office
8 107 (11.78%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (11.01%) Active Directory
10 91 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
11 82 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
12 81 (8.92%) Business Analysis
13 59 (6.50%) Windows XP
14 56 (6.17%) SQL Server
14 56 (6.17%) Migration
15 54 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
15 54 (5.95%) Security Cleared
16 51 (5.62%) Citrix
16 51 (5.62%) Windows 7
17 50 (5.51%) Project Management
17 50 (5.51%) Banking
18 47 (5.18%) ISEB
19 45 (4.96%) MS Visio
19 45 (4.96%) SharePoint
20 44 (4.85%) Oracle
21 43 (4.74%) PRINCE2
21 43 (4.74%) Data Analysis
21 43 (4.74%) SC Cleared
22 40 (4.41%) Retail
23 39 (4.30%) Workflow

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 45 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.75%) WebSphere
3 22 (2.42%) SAS
4 18 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 17 (1.87%) IBM Notes
6 6 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.44%) WorkSite
8 4 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.44%) IIS
9 2 (0.22%) Documentum
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.11%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.11%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.11%) Lync
10 1 (0.11%) Confluence
10 1 (0.11%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 132 (14.54%) MS Excel
2 111 (12.22%) MS Office
3 45 (4.96%) MS Visio
4 32 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.76%) MS Project
6 10 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.66%) SPSS
8 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (0.88%) CA Clarity
2 6 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.33%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.33%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.33%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.33%) Agresso
5 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.33%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.22%) Maximo
6 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.22%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.11%) BPCS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.33%) Office 365
3 2 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.75%) LAN
2 23 (2.53%) WAN
3 21 (2.31%) DHCP
3 21 (2.31%) DNS
4 20 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.54%) Network Security
6 11 (1.21%) VoIP
7 9 (0.99%) FTP
8 7 (0.77%) VLAN
9 5 (0.55%) SAN
9 5 (0.55%) Internet
10 4 (0.44%) Firewall
10 4 (0.44%) SMS
11 2 (0.22%) Intranet
11 2 (0.22%) CTI
11 2 (0.22%) LDAP
12 1 (0.11%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.11%) VPN
12 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.65%) MS Access
6 14 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 14 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.10%) Base SAS
8 9 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.55%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.55%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.44%) Essbase
12 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.44%) MySQL
13 2 (0.22%) QlikView
13 2 (0.22%) BODI
Development Applications
1 12 (1.32%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.44%) JIRA
4 3 (0.33%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.33%) Selenium
5 2 (0.22%) Maven
5 2 (0.22%) Subversion
5 2 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.22%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.22%) Toad
5 2 (0.22%) FishEye
6 1 (0.11%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.11%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.11%) WebSpeed
6 1 (0.11%) NUnit
General
1 153 (16.85%) Finance
2 50 (5.51%) Banking
3 40 (4.41%) Retail
4 28 (3.08%) Marketing
5 22 (2.42%) Automotive
6 19 (2.09%) Legal
7 16 (1.76%) Law
8 14 (1.54%) Retail Banking
9 13 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.21%) Back Office
10 11 (1.21%) Local Government
11 8 (0.88%) Billing
12 7 (0.77%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.77%) Publishing
13 6 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.44%) Welsh Language
14 4 (0.44%) Advertising
14 4 (0.44%) Military
15 3 (0.33%) Electronics
16 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.85%) Web Services
2 29 (3.19%) XML
3 28 (3.08%) .NET
4 16 (1.76%) Middleware
5 12 (1.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 10 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.99%) XSD
7 9 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (0.66%) HTML
9 4 (0.44%) MDX
9 4 (0.44%) SOAP
10 2 (0.22%) JSON
10 2 (0.22%) Itk
11 1 (0.11%) REST
11 1 (0.11%) Play Framework
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.11%) SAP PI
11 1 (0.11%) Mason
11 1 (0.11%) XSLT
11 1 (0.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.07%) NHS
3 31 (3.41%) Blackberry
4 21 (2.31%) Open Source
5 12 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 9 (0.99%) Mathematics
8 8 (0.88%) Statistics
9 7 (0.77%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.66%) PDA
10 6 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (0.55%) User Experience
11 5 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.55%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.55%) CMDB
12 4 (0.44%) PKI
12 4 (0.44%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.44%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 142 (15.64%) Windows
2 59 (6.50%) Windows XP
3 51 (5.62%) Windows 7
4 38 (4.19%) UNIX
5 34 (3.74%) Linux
6 32 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (1.98%) HPUX
9 9 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.44%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.44%) Solaris
12 4 (0.44%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.33%) AIX
14 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.22%) zOS
14 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.22%) Android
14 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (15.09%) ITIL
2 107 (11.78%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (8.92%) Business Analysis
5 56 (6.17%) Migration
6 54 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
7 50 (5.51%) Project Management
8 43 (4.74%) PRINCE2
8 43 (4.74%) Data Analysis
9 39 (4.30%) Workflow
10 38 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 36 (3.96%) Scrum
12 35 (3.85%) Service Management
13 32 (3.52%) Data Modelling
14 31 (3.41%) Use Case
15 30 (3.30%) Change Management
16 28 (3.08%) Test Scripting
17 27 (2.97%) Data Migration
17 27 (2.97%) Analytics
18 25 (2.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 138 (15.20%) SQL
2 27 (2.97%) Java
3 19 (2.09%) VBA
4 18 (1.98%) T-SQL
5 13 (1.43%) C#
6 8 (0.88%) PL/SQL
7 7 (0.77%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.77%) VB
8 6 (0.66%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.55%) PHP
9 5 (0.55%) VBScript
10 4 (0.44%) Perl
10 4 (0.44%) C
10 4 (0.44%) SAS Macro
11 3 (0.33%) C++
11 3 (0.33%) Korn
12 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.22%) ABAP
13 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 47 (5.18%) ISEB
3 43 (4.74%) SC Cleared
4 28 (3.08%) Degree
5 23 (2.53%) ISTQB
6 18 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.54%) MCSE
8 12 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.77%) MCP
9 7 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.44%) CISSP
11 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.33%) PMP
12 2 (0.22%) CNE
12 2 (0.22%) Novell Certification
12 2 (0.22%) CCNP
12 2 (0.22%) CCNA
12 2 (0.22%) HNC
12 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.85%) SLA
2 25 (2.75%) QA
3 13 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.44%) HL7
5 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.22%) DICOM
6 2 (0.22%) P3O
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.11%) UCITS
7 1 (0.11%) FATCA
7 1 (0.11%) Basel III
7 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.11%) Basel II
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 100 (11.01%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.77%) vSphere
5 5 (0.55%) XenApp
6 4 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.11%) KVM
8 1 (0.11%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (1.76%) Tivoli
2 10 (1.10%) SCCM
3 8 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.55%) SCOM
5 4 (0.44%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.33%) Nessus
7 2 (0.22%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.22%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.22%) DameWare
8 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 161 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 51 (5.62%) Citrix
3 44 (4.85%) Oracle
4 34 (3.74%) SAP
5 31 (3.41%) IBM
6 27 (2.97%) Business Objects
7 23 (2.53%) HP
8 18 (1.98%) VMware
8 18 (1.98%) Lotus
9 16 (1.76%) Remedy
10 10 (1.10%) Symantec
10 10 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.10%) ServiceNow
11 9 (0.99%) Cognos
11 9 (0.99%) Cisco
12 7 (0.77%) webMethods
12 7 (0.77%) BT
12 7 (0.77%) Google
13 6 (0.66%) Trillium
14 5 (0.55%) Progress
West Midlands
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £120 - £170 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JNC Recruitment
Rate: From £10 to £11.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Logic Engagements Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 300 to 360 per day GBP
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £240 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £25,000 - £27,000 plus on call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Logic Engagements Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Emponics Ltd
Rate: £ excellent rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago