The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 62 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing Analytics 54 37 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.34% 1.56% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.07% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 7
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£413 £408 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +40.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £235 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -41.53%
Analytics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1711 1791 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.01% 75.47% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1063 941 603
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 142 62
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.55 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.56% -11.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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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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 17 £394 -21.25% 15
Coventry +8 8 £310 +12.72% 1
Warwickshire -6 4 £675 +175.51% 3
Worcestershire - 4 £450 -
Solihull - 2 £375 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £464 -
Shropshire -2 1 - -
Staffordshire -9 1 £315 -3.07% 7
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 23 (23.23%) Finance
2 22 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (20.20%) Content Management
3 20 (20.20%) Degree
4 19 (19.19%) HTML
4 19 (19.19%) CSS
4 19 (19.19%) Data Modelling
5 18 (18.18%) SQL
5 18 (18.18%) SEO
5 18 (18.18%) User Experience
6 16 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (16.16%) Dashboard Development
6 16 (16.16%) ETL
6 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (15.15%) Marketing
7 15 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (14.14%) Windows
9 13 (13.13%) Linux
9 13 (13.13%) E-Commerce
9 13 (13.13%) Oracle
9 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
10 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
10 12 (12.12%) Pay per click
10 12 (12.12%) Data Management
11 11 (11.11%) Open Source
11 11 (11.11%) Management Information System
11 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.10%) Web Design
12 10 (10.10%) Photoshop
12 10 (10.10%) MySQL

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 9 (9.09%) SAS
2 3 (3.03%) CMS
2 3 (3.03%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.02%) IIS
3 2 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.01%) Confluence
4 1 (1.01%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Photoshop
2 9 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (7.07%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.01%) Open Workbench
4 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.02%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) SSL
2 7 (7.07%) Firewall
2 7 (7.07%) Internet
2 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.01%) Wireless Security
4 1 (1.01%) FCoE
4 1 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.01%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.01%) Wireless
4 1 (1.01%) IPv6
4 1 (1.01%) OSPF
4 1 (1.01%) BGP
4 1 (1.01%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.01%) LAN
4 1 (1.01%) WLAN
4 1 (1.01%) WAN
4 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.10%) MySQL
4 8 (8.08%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.07%) MongoDB
6 6 (6.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (6.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (6.06%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 5 (5.05%) Big Data
8 4 (4.04%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.04%) Data Mart
8 4 (4.04%) Data Mining
9 3 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (3.03%) MS Access
9 3 (3.03%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.02%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Toad
1 4 (4.04%) ERwin
2 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.02%) Subversion
4 1 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (23.23%) Finance
2 15 (15.15%) Marketing
3 10 (10.10%) Retail
4 5 (5.05%) Publishing
5 4 (4.04%) Automotive
5 4 (4.04%) Back Office
5 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.02%) Legal
7 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.01%) Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (16.16%) Developer
2 14 (14.14%) Designer
3 13 (13.13%) Analyst
4 11 (11.11%) Architect
5 10 (10.10%) Data Architect
6 9 (9.09%) Consultant
7 7 (7.07%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) DBA
8 6 (6.06%) SAS Consultant
8 6 (6.06%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Digital Content Designer
9 5 (5.05%) Data Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Administrator
10 4 (4.04%) Junior
10 4 (4.04%) Data Manager
11 3 (3.03%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Data Scientist
12 2 (2.02%) Data Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.19%) HTML
1 19 (19.19%) CSS
2 9 (9.09%) XML
3 7 (7.07%) CGI
3 7 (7.07%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (5.05%) .NET
5 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.04%) XHTML
5 4 (4.04%) jQuery
5 4 (4.04%) HTML5
5 4 (4.04%) Ajax
6 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.02%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (2.02%) CSS3
6 2 (2.02%) Core Animation
6 2 (2.02%) Cocoa
6 2 (2.02%) Web Services
7 1 (1.01%) JSON
7 1 (1.01%) D3.js
7 1 (1.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) User Experience
2 16 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 10 (10.10%) Data Integration
5 9 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 5 (5.05%) Social Media
7 4 (4.04%) Replication
8 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.02%) iPhone
9 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.02%) NHS
9 2 (2.02%) W3C
9 2 (2.02%) Animation
9 2 (2.02%) Informatics
9 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.02%) iPad
9 2 (2.02%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.01%) Health Informatics
10 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Windows
2 13 (13.13%) Linux
3 7 (7.07%) SUSE
4 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.06%) UNIX
5 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (20.20%) Content Management
3 19 (19.19%) Data Modelling
4 18 (18.18%) SEO
5 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.16%) ETL
5 16 (16.16%) Dashboard Development
6 13 (13.13%) E-Commerce
7 12 (12.12%) Data Management
7 12 (12.12%) Pay per click
8 11 (11.11%) Open Source
8 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.10%) Web Design
9 10 (10.10%) Information Architecture
9 10 (10.10%) Master Data Management
10 9 (9.09%) Online Marketing
10 9 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (7.07%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.07%) Configuration Management
12 6 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.18%) SQL
2 9 (9.09%) Java
3 8 (8.08%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.07%) Ruby
5 5 (5.05%) C#
6 4 (4.04%) R
7 3 (3.03%) VBA
8 2 (2.02%) Python
8 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) HP ASE
4 1 (1.01%) HP MASE
4 1 (1.01%) CCNP
4 1 (1.01%) ISEB
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.01%) CCSE
4 1 (1.01%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Oracle
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.09%) SAP
3 7 (7.07%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.07%) Google
4 6 (6.06%) Tableau
4 6 (6.06%) LogRhythm
5 5 (5.05%) IBM
5 5 (5.05%) Business Objects
6 4 (4.04%) Cognos
7 3 (3.03%) Adobe
7 3 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.02%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.02%) Netezza
8 2 (2.02%) Informatica
8 2 (2.02%) Omniture
9 1 (1.01%) Endeca
9 1 (1.01%) Motorola
9 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.01%) Symantec
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