The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 65 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 54 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.02% 1.96% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.76% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 14
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£400 £396 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +23.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £245 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 - £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.63 £23.15 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-15.22% -14.25%
Data Analysis
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
1944 1669 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.65% 71.17% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 589
Average daily rate £380 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £492 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 96 91
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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 -3 12 £400 +42.22% 2
Shropshire - 12 £500 -
Warwickshire +1 9 £330 +32.00% 1
Coventry -4 9 £450 +11.11% 3
Staffordshire - 4 £400 -
Solihull +3 1 £375 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £323 -
Worcestershire - 1 £222 -
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 37 (44.05%) Data Modelling
2 27 (32.14%) SQL
3 21 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (23.81%) Migration
4 20 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (20.24%) Finance
5 17 (20.24%) Data Mapping
6 16 (19.05%) Data Migration
6 16 (19.05%) Pega
6 16 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 15 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (16.67%) Degree
9 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (13.10%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (13.10%) ETL
10 11 (13.10%) IBM
11 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
11 10 (11.90%) Business Objects
11 10 (11.90%) Data Quality
11 10 (11.90%) IBM InfoSphere
12 9 (10.71%) Relational Database
12 9 (10.71%) Computer Science
12 9 (10.71%) Business Analysis
12 9 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (9.52%) Oracle
13 8 (9.52%) Project Management
14 7 (8.33%) RUP
14 7 (8.33%) SAP

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.19%) Mule
2 1 (1.19%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.19%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.38%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.19%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) IBM InfoSphere
3 9 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.76%) SAP HANA
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.76%) SAP BI
6 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.57%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.38%) QualityStage
8 2 (2.38%) Base SAS
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) ERwin
1 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Marketing
3 3 (3.57%) Welsh Language
3 3 (3.57%) Automotive
3 3 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Billing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (58.33%) Analyst
2 23 (27.38%) Business Analyst
3 20 (23.81%) Data Analyst
4 13 (15.48%) Architect
5 10 (11.90%) Data Modeller
6 5 (5.95%) Requirements Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Data Architect
6 5 (5.95%) Business Requirements Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Data Migration Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Business Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Data Quality Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Data Scientist
9 2 (2.38%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (2.38%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Web Services
1 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 6 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) Informatics
6 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.38%) Health Informatics
6 2 (2.38%) User Experience
6 2 (2.38%) NHS
7 1 (1.19%) Economics
7 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) Data Modelling
2 20 (23.81%) Migration
2 20 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (20.24%) Data Mapping
4 16 (19.05%) Data Migration
5 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.10%) Systems Analysis
7 11 (13.10%) ETL
8 9 (10.71%) Business Analysis
8 9 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (9.52%) Project Management
10 7 (8.33%) RUP
10 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 6 (7.14%) Analytics
12 5 (5.95%) Inmon Methodology
12 5 (5.95%) Kimball Methodology
12 5 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
13 4 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.14%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.76%) R
4 2 (2.38%) Java
4 2 (2.38%) VBA
4 2 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) CISSP
2 2 (2.38%) CISA
2 2 (2.38%) CISM
3 1 (1.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.38%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Pega
2 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.10%) IBM
4 10 (11.90%) Business Objects
5 8 (9.52%) Oracle
6 7 (8.33%) SAP
7 6 (7.14%) Cognos
8 5 (5.95%) Netezza
9 3 (3.57%) Talend
10 2 (2.38%) Cerner
10 2 (2.38%) Informatica
11 1 (1.19%) Tableau
11 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.19%) SnapLogic
11 1 (1.19%) MuleSoft
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