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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 76 85 86
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Analytics 42 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.63% 1.24% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.76% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £268 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £468 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £40.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +52.38%
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
1843 1534 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.49% 70.27% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 790 621
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 78 117
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £15.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Analytics Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 March 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
Coventry +4 12 £550 +22.22% 4
Shropshire - 11 £485 - 1
Birmingham -10 6 £328 +23.58% 8
Warwickshire +2 5 £400 -
Solihull +3 2 - - 1
Staffordshire -5 2 - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 25 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (25.71%) Finance
3 16 (22.86%) SQL
4 15 (21.43%) Oracle
5 14 (20.00%) HTML
5 14 (20.00%) CSS
5 14 (20.00%) Degree
6 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
8 11 (15.71%) Data Modelling
8 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
8 11 (15.71%) Hadoop
9 10 (14.29%) Open Source
9 10 (14.29%) Marketing
9 10 (14.29%) Retail
9 10 (14.29%) SEO
9 10 (14.29%) Java
9 10 (14.29%) MySQL
9 10 (14.29%) Windows
9 10 (14.29%) ETL
10 9 (12.86%) Linux
10 9 (12.86%) Internet
10 9 (12.86%) Information Architecture
10 9 (12.86%) Big Data
11 8 (11.43%) Data Analytics
11 8 (11.43%) Visualisation
11 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
11 8 (11.43%) SAP
11 8 (11.43%) SAS
12 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (11.43%) SAS
2 4 (5.71%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.29%) CMS
4 2 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) Confluence
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) Photoshop
3 5 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.43%) MS Project
4 1 (1.43%) MS Office
4 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.29%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (2.86%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Internet
2 7 (10.00%) Firewall
2 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.57%) SSL
4 2 (2.86%) IPv6
4 2 (2.86%) Wireless
4 2 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.86%) Wireless Security
4 2 (2.86%) FCoE
4 2 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.86%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.86%) OSPF
4 2 (2.86%) BGP
4 2 (2.86%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.86%) LAN
4 2 (2.86%) WLAN
4 2 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (1.43%) HTTP
5 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
1 11 (15.71%) Hadoop
2 10 (14.29%) MySQL
3 9 (12.86%) Big Data
4 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 6 (8.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 6 (8.57%) Data Mining
5 6 (8.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (7.14%) MarkLogic
7 4 (5.71%) Apache Hive
8 3 (4.29%) Essbase
9 2 (2.86%) MS Access
9 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.43%) HBase
10 1 (1.43%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (1.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (1.43%) Cognos Transformer
10 1 (1.43%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) Subversion
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Hudson
3 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Retail
2 10 (14.29%) Marketing
3 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Billing
5 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.57%) Architect
5 6 (8.57%) DBA
5 6 (8.57%) Data Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) SAS Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Data Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Data Analytics Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Data Scientist
9 2 (2.86%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (2.86%) iOS Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) HTML
1 14 (20.00%) CSS
2 7 (10.00%) XML
2 7 (10.00%) CGI
2 7 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (7.14%) HTML5
4 4 (5.71%) Ajax
4 4 (5.71%) .NET
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.29%) CSS3
5 3 (4.29%) MDX
5 3 (4.29%) jQuery
6 2 (2.86%) XHTML
6 2 (2.86%) Cocoa
6 2 (2.86%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (2.86%) Core Animation
7 1 (1.43%) Flot
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (1.43%) Middleware
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.29%) Open Source
3 8 (11.43%) Visualisation
4 7 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 6 (8.57%) User Experience
6 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.29%) iPad
8 2 (2.86%) NHS
8 2 (2.86%) Statistics
8 2 (2.86%) Animation
8 2 (2.86%) Informatics
8 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.86%) iPhone
8 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.43%) PMI
9 1 (1.43%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Linux
3 7 (10.00%) SUSE
3 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.00%) UNIX
4 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
3 11 (15.71%) Data Modelling
4 10 (14.29%) ETL
4 10 (14.29%) SEO
5 9 (12.86%) Information Architecture
6 8 (11.43%) Data Analytics
7 7 (10.00%) Online Marketing
7 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.00%) Project Management
7 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.00%) Content Management
7 7 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
8 6 (8.57%) Pay per click
8 6 (8.57%) Web Design
8 6 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.57%) Visual Analytics
8 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.14%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) SQL
2 10 (14.29%) Java
3 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.00%) Ruby
4 4 (5.71%) VBA
5 3 (4.29%) VBScript
5 3 (4.29%) C#
6 2 (2.86%) VB
6 2 (2.86%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) HP ASE
3 2 (2.86%) HP MASE
3 2 (2.86%) CCSE
3 2 (2.86%) JNCIS
3 2 (2.86%) CITP
3 2 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) CCNP
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ISEB
4 1 (1.43%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) SAP
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.00%) Google
4 5 (7.14%) Tableau
4 5 (7.14%) Informatica
5 4 (5.71%) Adobe
5 4 (5.71%) Splunk
5 4 (5.71%) Netezza
6 3 (4.29%) Hyperion
6 3 (4.29%) Cognos
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco
7 2 (2.86%) HP
7 2 (2.86%) Citrix
7 2 (2.86%) Juniper
7 2 (2.86%) Motorola
7 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.86%) Symantec
7 2 (2.86%) VMware
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