The table below looks at the statistics for Technical 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 Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analysis
Rank 125 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.046% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.065% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +28.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Technical 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
2041 1529 1582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.48% 70.11% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 875 849
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 103 81
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Technical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Analysis across the West Midlands region.

Technical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Technical Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Analysis across the West Midlands region.

Technical Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry - 2 £475 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
Technical Analysis
England

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Technical 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 Technical Analysis.

1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) PLM
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Technical 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 Technical Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) PLM
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) VMware