The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Analysis
Rank 100 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 7 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.19% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.27% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
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£325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £374 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £33.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-49.74% +67.50%
Systems Analysis
England

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
1479 1459 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.50% 70.01% 68.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 797 610
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 72 110
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.20 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
Warwickshire +2 4 £318 -9.28%
Birmingham 0 1 - - 3
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Systems Analysis
England

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) SLA
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) Test Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HR
1 1 (6.67%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Manager
5 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Informatica Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) ETL Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) RUP
5 1 (6.67%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com