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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 71 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 51 38 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.04% 1.85% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.99% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 23
Average daily rate
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£250 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £420 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.34
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.03%
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
2291 1908 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.64% 92.71% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1039 1024
Average daily rate £350 £345 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £211 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 149 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -32.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
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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 23 £163 -53.57% 3
Warwickshire -8 9 £219 -27.08% 3
Coventry -7 5 - - 2
Solihull +7 4 £398 +6.00% 1
Wednesbury - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 35 (38.04%) MS Excel
2 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
3 22 (23.91%) SQL
4 19 (20.65%) Migration
4 19 (20.65%) Data Analysis
5 18 (19.57%) Finance
6 17 (18.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (18.48%) Workflow
7 16 (17.39%) ITIL
7 16 (17.39%) Data Migration
7 16 (17.39%) Analytics
8 15 (16.30%) MS Office
8 15 (16.30%) SharePoint
9 14 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (14.13%) VBA
10 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (13.04%) E-Discovery
12 11 (11.96%) MS Visio
12 11 (11.96%) Service Delivery
13 9 (9.78%) MS PowerPoint
13 9 (9.78%) Marketing
13 9 (9.78%) Tivoli
14 8 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (8.70%) Client/Server
14 8 (8.70%) CRM
14 8 (8.70%) Statistics
14 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (8.70%) Banking
14 8 (8.70%) Data Entry
15 7 (7.61%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 15 (16.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.61%) SAS
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (38.04%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.30%) MS Office
3 11 (11.96%) MS Visio
4 9 (9.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.26%) SPSS
6 2 (2.17%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.09%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.09%) Firewall
1 1 (1.09%) FirePass
1 1 (1.09%) 3G
1 1 (1.09%) Broadband
1 1 (1.09%) LAN
1 1 (1.09%) WAN
1 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) MS Access
1 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (6.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.17%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.09%) QlikView
6 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.09%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.09%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
General
1 18 (19.57%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Marketing
3 8 (8.70%) Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.35%) Automotive
6 3 (3.26%) Retail
7 2 (2.17%) Local Government
8 1 (1.09%) Front Office
8 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.09%) Legal
8 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) Mason
2 2 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (1.09%) BAPI
3 1 (1.09%) Google Maps API
3 1 (1.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 8 (8.70%) Statistics
3 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (7.61%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.26%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.26%) Open Source
5 3 (3.26%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.17%) User Experience
7 1 (1.09%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.09%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) Migration
1 19 (20.65%) Data Analysis
2 17 (18.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (18.48%) Workflow
3 16 (17.39%) ITIL
3 16 (17.39%) Data Migration
3 16 (17.39%) Analytics
4 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (13.04%) E-Discovery
6 11 (11.96%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.70%) CRM
7 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.70%) Data Entry
8 7 (7.61%) Time Management
8 7 (7.61%) ITSM
8 7 (7.61%) ERP
8 7 (7.61%) Service Management
9 6 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.43%) UML
10 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.91%) SQL
2 13 (14.13%) VBA
3 6 (6.52%) VB
4 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.09%) C
5 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.09%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.43%) Degree
3 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) HND
4 1 (1.09%) ACCA
4 1 (1.09%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.52%) QA
3 5 (5.43%) SLA
4 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) ServiceNow
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle
2 7 (7.61%) SAP
2 7 (7.61%) Trillium
3 6 (6.52%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.26%) HP
5 2 (2.17%) Remedy
5 2 (2.17%) Tableau
6 1 (1.09%) F5
6 1 (1.09%) Google
6 1 (1.09%) Cognos
6 1 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.09%) Websense
6 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco
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