The first table below looks at the demand for Analytics skills 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 Analytics over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 91 84 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Analytics 27 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 1.04% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.51% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 9
Average daily rate £398 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £315 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+52.38% +59.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1661 1256 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.85% 68.56% 62.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 606 672
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 94 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.15 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Analytics
England

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analytics across the West Midlands region.

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the West Midlands region.

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Analytics
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 Analytics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 8 - - 5
Coventry - 6 £450 -
Warwickshire -2 2 - - 2
Staffordshire -1 1 £275 -
Worcestershire - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Analytics also 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 that cited Analytics.

1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 23 (30.67%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (21.33%) SQL
4 14 (18.67%) Degree
5 13 (17.33%) Marketing
6 11 (14.67%) Web Analytics
6 11 (14.67%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (14.67%) Data Modelling
6 11 (14.67%) Retail
7 10 (13.33%) Data Mining
7 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 10 (13.33%) SAP
7 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 10 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (12.00%) Banking
8 9 (12.00%) Oracle
8 9 (12.00%) Cognos
8 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (10.67%) CRM
10 7 (9.33%) UNIX
10 7 (9.33%) ETL
10 7 (9.33%) Migration
10 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (9.33%) Teradata
10 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
10 7 (9.33%) Big Data
11 6 (8.00%) Data Migration
11 6 (8.00%) Zachman Framework

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Analytics also 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 that cited Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.33%) SAS
3 1 (1.33%) Documentum
3 1 (1.33%) FileNet
3 1 (1.33%) Node.js
3 1 (1.33%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) SPSS
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.67%) MS Office
4 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Agresso
1 3 (4.00%) Cognos Controller
1 3 (4.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (13.33%) Data Mining
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.33%) Big Data
4 6 (8.00%) SAP BI
4 6 (8.00%) SAP BW
4 6 (8.00%) OLAP
4 6 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (6.67%) Cognos Powerplay
5 5 (6.67%) DTS
5 5 (6.67%) ReportNet
5 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (5.33%) Essbase
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) RubyGems
1 1 (1.33%) Grunt
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Marketing
3 11 (14.67%) Retail
4 9 (12.00%) Banking
5 4 (5.33%) Legal
5 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.00%) Automotive
6 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Architect
2 22 (29.33%) Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Consultant
4 7 (9.33%) Lead Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Data Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Information Architect
7 4 (5.33%) SAP BI Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Oracle BI Developer
7 4 (5.33%) OBIEE Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) User Experience Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 2 (2.67%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) .NET
1 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.33%) CSS
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) SVG
2 1 (1.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.33%) WebGL
2 1 (1.33%) CSS3
2 1 (1.33%) Sinatra
2 1 (1.33%) HTML5
2 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.00%) NHS
4 3 (4.00%) Open Source
5 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.67%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.67%) Statistics
5 2 (2.67%) Social Media
6 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.33%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.33%) Machine Learning
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) Economics
6 1 (1.33%) Speech Recognition
6 1 (1.33%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.33%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) UNIX
2 6 (8.00%) VMS
3 1 (1.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.33%) Fedora
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (14.67%) Web Analytics
2 11 (14.67%) Data Modelling
3 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 10 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (10.67%) CRM
5 7 (9.33%) ETL
5 7 (9.33%) Migration
5 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
6 6 (8.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 6 (8.00%) Project Management
7 5 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (6.67%) Information Architecture
7 5 (6.67%) Data Transformation
7 5 (6.67%) Time Management
8 4 (5.33%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) VB
2 6 (8.00%) ABAP
3 4 (5.33%) R
4 3 (4.00%) VBA
5 2 (2.67%) C
5 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.33%) PHP
6 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.33%) Ruby
6 1 (1.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CITP
4 1 (1.33%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (13.33%) SAP
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Cognos
3 7 (9.33%) Teradata
4 4 (5.33%) IBM
5 3 (4.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.00%) Informatica
5 3 (4.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.33%) Ariba
6 1 (1.33%) KANA
6 1 (1.33%) Splunk
6 1 (1.33%) Facebook
6 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) Netezza
6 1 (1.33%) LANDesk
West Midlands
Sanderson
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