The first table below looks at the demand for the Data 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 Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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 Job Titles advertised 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 92 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 21 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.95% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.02% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 14
Average daily rate £325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £170 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £378 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £17.25 £9.35 £9.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.54% -4.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £9.07 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £9.63 £16.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.06%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2179 1757 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.98% 93.11% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 820 958
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 172 179
Average hourly rate £15.85 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data 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 Data Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Data 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 Data Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data 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 Data Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 10 £365 +114.70% 1
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Coventry -5 2 £220 -
Solihull - 1 £300 -
Shropshire - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Data 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 Data Analyst in their job title.

1 23 (32.86%) SQL
1 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
1 23 (32.86%) Data Analysis
2 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.57%) Finance
3 13 (18.57%) Migration
3 13 (18.57%) Data Migration
4 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.86%) MS Access
5 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
6 8 (11.43%) Tivoli
6 8 (11.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (10.00%) Legal
7 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (10.00%) Degree
8 6 (8.57%) Validation
8 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (8.57%) Workflow
8 6 (8.57%) MS Office
8 6 (8.57%) HP
9 5 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.14%) ETL
9 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
9 5 (7.14%) Project Management
9 5 (7.14%) Data Management
9 5 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 5 (7.14%) Data Validation
10 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Data 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 Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) MS Office
3 5 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.43%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Broadband
1 2 (2.86%) LAN
1 2 (2.86%) WAN
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
1 9 (12.86%) MS Access
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.43%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.43%) CorVu
5 1 (1.43%) DTS
5 1 (1.43%) OLAP
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Legal
2 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Games
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Automotive
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
6 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.43%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) Web Services
1 1 (1.43%) XML
1 1 (1.43%) XML Messaging
1 1 (1.43%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) NHS
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Statistics
3 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.86%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.43%) Machine Learning
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) Informatics
4 1 (1.43%) Artificial Intelligence
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Data Analysis
2 13 (18.57%) Migration
2 13 (18.57%) Data Migration
3 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.57%) Workflow
4 6 (8.57%) Validation
5 5 (7.14%) ETL
5 5 (7.14%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 5 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 5 (7.14%) Data Validation
5 5 (7.14%) Data Management
6 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.71%) CRM
7 3 (4.29%) B2B
7 3 (4.29%) ERP
7 3 (4.29%) Quality Management
7 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.29%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.29%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.86%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
2 3 (4.29%) VBA
2 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) CHFI
3 1 (1.43%) HNC
3 1 (1.43%) HND
3 1 (1.43%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Tivoli
1 8 (11.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) HP
3 4 (5.71%) SAP
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco
5 2 (2.86%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.86%) Northgate
5 2 (2.86%) Omniture
5 2 (2.86%) Tableau
5 2 (2.86%) Avaya
6 1 (1.43%) Ariba
6 1 (1.43%) Verint
6 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.43%) BT
6 1 (1.43%) IBM
6 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.43%) Nortel
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix