The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Analyst
Rank 103 95 104
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 15 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.51% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.56% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £225 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £268 £206
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +29.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.80 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -23.33%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2200 1790 2087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.87% 91.19% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1125 863 993
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 128 137
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.64 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Information Analyst
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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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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 - 5 £450 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £220 -
Warwickshire -6 1 - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Information Analyst
England

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 13 (59.09%) NHS
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security
4 4 (18.18%) CISM
4 4 (18.18%) CISSP
5 3 (13.64%) MS Office
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (9.09%) Finance
6 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) MS Access
6 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
4 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) MS Access
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) NHS
2 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Information Security
1 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
2 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CISSP
1 4 (18.18%) CISM
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle