The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 79 88 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 37 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 1.00% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.10% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 11
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£325 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £146 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £453 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £9.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +28.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.00 £9.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £12.00 £9.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £15.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -2.47%
Data Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2345 2000 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.60% 91.28% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1333 1033 811
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 128 179
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.05 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 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 +10 9 £325 +47.72%
Warwickshire +5 8 £305 +144.00%
Birmingham -17 5 £375 +4.89% 1
Solihull +8 3 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Dudley - - - -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
2 25 (36.23%) SQL
3 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 20 (28.99%) Migration
5 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (23.19%) Finance
7 15 (21.74%) Data Analysis
8 14 (20.29%) Data Migration
9 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (17.39%) Data Modelling
11 11 (15.94%) T-SQL
11 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
11 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (14.49%) Data Mapping
12 10 (14.49%) Data Structures
13 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (13.04%) MS Office
13 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (11.59%) Cognos
14 8 (11.59%) Oracle
14 8 (11.59%) Banking
15 7 (10.14%) MS PowerPoint
16 6 (8.70%) Workflow
16 6 (8.70%) Analytics
17 5 (7.25%) Data Quality
17 5 (7.25%) Data Transformation
17 5 (7.25%) Data Cleansing
17 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
17 5 (7.25%) Data Management
17 5 (7.25%) Crystal Reports

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.45%) IIS
1 1 (1.45%) SAS
1 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.04%) MS Office
3 7 (10.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
1 2 (2.90%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) IPsec
2 1 (1.45%) VLAN
2 1 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.45%) FCoE
2 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.45%) LAN
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) VPN
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (7.25%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (5.80%) MS Access
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.35%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.45%) HBase
8 1 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Automotive
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Billing
6 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) HTML
1 3 (4.35%) XML
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) ADO.NET
2 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) J2EE
3 1 (1.45%) XHTML
3 1 (1.45%) CGI
3 1 (1.45%) Ajax
3 1 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.49%) Data Structures
3 5 (7.25%) NHS
4 4 (5.80%) Data Extraction
5 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.90%) Open Source
6 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.45%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) UNIX
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
1 1 (1.45%) Linux
1 1 (1.45%) SUSE
1 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Migration
2 15 (21.74%) Data Analysis
3 14 (20.29%) Data Migration
4 12 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 10 (14.49%) Data Mapping
6 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.70%) Workflow
7 6 (8.70%) Analytics
8 5 (7.25%) Data Transformation
8 5 (7.25%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.25%) Data Management
9 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.35%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.35%) ERP
10 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.35%) UML
10 3 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) SQL
2 11 (15.94%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.35%) Java
3 3 (4.35%) VB
3 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
3 3 (4.35%) VBA
3 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.90%) VB6
4 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.45%) VBScript
5 1 (1.45%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) HNC
2 1 (1.45%) HND
2 1 (1.45%) CCNA
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) Cognos
3 5 (7.25%) Business Objects
4 4 (5.80%) SAP
5 3 (4.35%) Trillium
5 3 (4.35%) IBM
5 3 (4.35%) Netezza
6 2 (2.90%) Google
6 2 (2.90%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) Juniper
7 1 (1.45%) Informatica
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.45%) webMethods
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco
7 1 (1.45%) Pega
7 1 (1.45%) Tableau