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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 87 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 39 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.59% 1.21% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.33% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 4
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£313 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £180 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £320 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £313 £336
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £14.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+32.75% -15.94%
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
2290 2110 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.24% 91.18% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1095 715
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 167 127
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.60 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Warwickshire +8 13 £313 +4.16% 3
Coventry +9 9 £300 +15.38%
Birmingham -12 5 £400 +60.00%
Staffordshire +1 4 £288 +15.00% 1
Solihull +1 1 £375 +25.00% 1
Shropshire -5 1 £520 -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (46.67%) SQL
2 29 (38.67%) MS Excel
3 26 (34.67%) Migration
4 23 (30.67%) Data Analysis
4 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
5 21 (28.00%) Data Migration
6 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (21.33%) Data Structures
7 13 (17.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (17.33%) Data Modelling
7 13 (17.33%) Data Cleansing
8 12 (16.00%) Data Mapping
8 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
9 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (13.33%) Finance
11 8 (10.67%) Oracle
11 8 (10.67%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (10.67%) Data Quality
12 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (9.33%) NHS
12 7 (9.33%) Retail
12 7 (9.33%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (8.00%) Degree
13 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (8.00%) SAP
13 6 (8.00%) MS Office
13 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
13 6 (8.00%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (38.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.67%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (8.00%) MS Office
4 4 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.33%) MS Project
5 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Firewall
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.33%) FCoE
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.33%) SSL
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) VPN
2 1 (1.33%) VLAN
2 1 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (5.33%) MS Access
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (4.00%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.33%) HBase
9 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.33%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.33%) ERwin
2 1 (1.33%) Toad
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Automotive
4 3 (4.00%) Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.33%) Cantonese Language
6 1 (1.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) XML
2 4 (5.33%) HTML
3 3 (4.00%) .NET
3 3 (4.00%) ADO.NET
3 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.33%) J2EE
4 1 (1.33%) XHTML
4 1 (1.33%) CSS
4 1 (1.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.33%) CGI
4 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.33%) JSON
4 1 (1.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (21.33%) Data Structures
2 7 (9.33%) NHS
3 5 (6.67%) FMCG
4 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.00%) Data Extraction
5 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.33%) UNIX
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
1 1 (1.33%) Linux
1 1 (1.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) Migration
2 23 (30.67%) Data Analysis
3 21 (28.00%) Data Migration
4 13 (17.33%) Data Modelling
4 13 (17.33%) Data Cleansing
5 12 (16.00%) Data Mapping
6 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.33%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.00%) Analytics
8 5 (6.67%) Data Transformation
8 5 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.67%) Data Management
8 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.33%) Quality Management
9 4 (5.33%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.33%) ETL
9 4 (5.33%) Project Management
10 3 (4.00%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.67%) SQL
2 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.00%) VBA
4 3 (4.00%) Java
4 3 (4.00%) VB
4 3 (4.00%) VB6
5 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.33%) VBScript
6 1 (1.33%) Python
6 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) HNC
2 1 (1.33%) HND
2 1 (1.33%) CCNA
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
3 6 (8.00%) SAP
4 5 (6.67%) Cognos
5 3 (4.00%) Trillium
5 3 (4.00%) IBM
5 3 (4.00%) Netezza
6 2 (2.67%) Informatica
6 2 (2.67%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.33%) Datanomic
7 1 (1.33%) Tableau
7 1 (1.33%) Pega
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) Juniper
7 1 (1.33%) webMethods
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco