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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 79 71 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 34 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 1.93% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 2.12% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 15
Average daily rate
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£306 £230 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.15% -38.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £140 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
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
2285 2363 1938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.66% 91.41% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1201 1013
Average daily rate £365 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 166 130
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +9 9 £300 - 5
Solihull -1 6 £375 -
Birmingham -13 6 £400 +150.00% 1
Warwickshire -2 4 - - 3
Worcestershire - 4 £175 - 1
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 33 (44.59%) SQL
2 25 (33.78%) Migration
3 23 (31.08%) Data Analysis
4 22 (29.73%) MS Excel
4 22 (29.73%) Data Migration
5 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (14.86%) SAP
8 10 (13.51%) Retail
9 9 (12.16%) Finance
9 9 (12.16%) Data Cleansing
10 8 (10.81%) Data Mapping
10 8 (10.81%) Data Structures
11 7 (9.46%) Data Quality
11 7 (9.46%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (9.46%) Validation
11 7 (9.46%) ETL
11 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
12 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
12 6 (8.11%) SAS
12 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
12 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (8.11%) Data Validation
13 5 (6.76%) FMCG
13 5 (6.76%) XML
13 5 (6.76%) Oracle
13 5 (6.76%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (8.11%) SAS
2 2 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) IPsec
3 1 (1.35%) VLAN
3 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.35%) FCoE
3 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.35%) LAN
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) VPN
3 1 (1.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.70%) MySQL
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.35%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.35%) DataStage
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.35%) MS Access
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) QlikView
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.35%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.70%) Toad
3 1 (1.35%) ERwin
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (13.51%) Retail
2 9 (12.16%) Finance
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Automotive
5 2 (2.70%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.35%) Cantonese Language
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) XML
2 4 (5.41%) HTML
3 3 (4.05%) .NET
3 3 (4.05%) ADO.NET
3 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.35%) XHTML
4 1 (1.35%) CGI
4 1 (1.35%) Ajax
4 1 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) FMCG
4 4 (5.41%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.70%) Derivative
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.35%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
1 1 (1.35%) Linux
1 1 (1.35%) SUSE
1 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Migration
2 23 (31.08%) Data Analysis
3 22 (29.73%) Data Migration
4 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.16%) Data Cleansing
6 8 (10.81%) Data Mapping
7 7 (9.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (9.46%) ETL
7 7 (9.46%) Validation
8 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.11%) Data Validation
9 5 (6.76%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (5.41%) Time Management
10 4 (5.41%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.41%) V-Model
10 4 (5.41%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.41%) Data Transformation
11 3 (4.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.59%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.41%) VB
4 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.05%) C
4 3 (4.05%) VB6
5 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.35%) Java
6 1 (1.35%) VBA
6 1 (1.35%) VBScript
6 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) ISEB
2 4 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.35%) CCNA
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) SAP
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle
4 4 (5.41%) Talend
5 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.70%) Netezza
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.70%) Cognos
5 2 (2.70%) Trillium
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco
6 1 (1.35%) Juniper
6 1 (1.35%) Informatica
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.35%) Casewise
6 1 (1.35%) Datanomic
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