The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 88 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 27 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.98% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.08% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 3
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£388 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £303 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £28.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-34.34% +36.90%
Senior 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
2084 1952 1882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.00% 91.04% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1018 860
Average daily rate £350 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 149 188
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £34.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Senior Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 December 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 +8 17 £400 -5.88% 2
Staffordshire - 2 £325 -
Warwickshire -7 1 - -
Worcestershire -10 1 - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Senior Analyst
England

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title.

1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
3 11 (22.45%) Web Services
3 11 (22.45%) ISEB
4 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.41%) Scrum
4 10 (20.41%) Business Analysis
5 9 (18.37%) SQL
5 9 (18.37%) Project Management
5 9 (18.37%) Finance
5 9 (18.37%) Coaching
6 8 (16.33%) Open Source
7 7 (14.29%) Business Transformation
8 6 (12.24%) MS Office
8 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
8 6 (12.24%) ISTQB
8 6 (12.24%) Kanban
9 5 (10.20%) ITIL
9 5 (10.20%) CRM
9 5 (10.20%) Data Governance
9 5 (10.20%) User Stories
10 4 (8.16%) MS Project
10 4 (8.16%) Windows
10 4 (8.16%) UML
10 4 (8.16%) Law
10 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.16%) CA Clarity
10 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
10 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.16%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) MS Office
3 4 (8.16%) MS Project
4 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (4.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) CA Clarity
2 1 (2.04%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) MS Access
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Billing
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Military
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Open Source
2 3 (6.12%) NHS
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) PDA
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Business Analysis
2 10 (20.41%) Scrum
3 9 (18.37%) Project Management
3 9 (18.37%) Coaching
4 7 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
5 6 (12.24%) Kanban
6 5 (10.20%) CRM
6 5 (10.20%) ITIL
6 5 (10.20%) Data Governance
6 5 (10.20%) User Stories
7 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.16%) UML
7 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) System Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) ISEB
2 6 (12.24%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) MCSE
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.04%) PMP
6 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Citrix
2 3 (6.12%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Symantec