The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills 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 Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 115 89 96
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 8 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.61% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.90% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 13
Average daily rate
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£430 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £198 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £381
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -16.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1802 1442 1521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.92% 67.26% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 764 780
Average daily rate £375 £357 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 59 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the West Midlands region.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the West Midlands region.

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Requirements Analysis
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 Requirements Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 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 4 £430 +22.85% 2
Dudley - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Requirements Analysis
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Requirements Analysis also 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 that cited Requirements Analysis.

1 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Billing
6 3 (14.29%) SAP CS
6 3 (14.29%) SAP PM
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) TRIRIGA
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) SAP
6 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (9.52%) ERP
7 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
7 2 (9.52%) Informatica
7 2 (9.52%) Ab Initio
7 2 (9.52%) Finance
7 2 (9.52%) Information Security
7 2 (9.52%) Teradata
7 2 (9.52%) Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Local Government
8 1 (4.76%) Capita

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Requirements Analysis also 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 that cited Requirements Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP CS
1 3 (14.29%) SAP PM
1 3 (14.29%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (4.76%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
General
1 4 (19.05%) Billing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Military
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Requirements Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SAP PM Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAP CS Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Information Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) BPMN
7 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
7 1 (4.76%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Informatica
2 2 (9.52%) Ab Initio
2 2 (9.52%) Teradata
3 1 (4.76%) Capita
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft