The first table below looks at the demand for Systems 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 Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Analysis
Rank 106 95 93
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 12 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.64% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 7
Average daily rate £419 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
+20.71% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +9.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1661 1256 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.85% 68.56% 62.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 606 672
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 94 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.15 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Systems Analysis
England

Systems Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Systems Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Systems 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 Systems Analysis across the West Midlands region.

Systems Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Systems Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Systems 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 Systems Analysis across the West Midlands region.

Systems Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Systems 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 Systems Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 3 £450 +38.46%
Walsall - 2 £500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £350 -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Systems Analysis
England

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Systems 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 Systems Analysis.

1 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (26.67%) SAP
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
5 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) ISEB
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Information Management
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) ERwin
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) UML
7 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (6.67%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Systems 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 Systems Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HR
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ERwin
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) MI Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) ERP
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) BPR
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) HND
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
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