The table below looks at the statistics for the Information 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 Information Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Analyst
Rank 112 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 10 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.27% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.29% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 10
Average daily rate £454 £300 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.25% +14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £420 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £275 £261
% change year-on-year
+20.72% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £16.19 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -7.36%
Information 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
2406 2038 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 92.26% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1133 1032
Average daily rate £384 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 183 143
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Information Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Information Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Information 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 Information Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Information Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Information Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Information Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Information 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 Information Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Information Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Information 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 Information Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 1 - -
Coventry -8 1 £475 +137.50%
Solihull - 1 £438 -
Information Analyst
England

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Information 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 Information Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (44.44%) NHS
2 7 (38.89%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) CISSP
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) F5
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Retail
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) Games
6 2 (11.11%) CISM
6 2 (11.11%) Data Security
6 2 (11.11%) Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (5.56%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Information 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 Information Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Data Security
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Security Management
3 2 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) IT Audit
4 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) F5