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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analysis
Rank 126 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.077% - 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% - 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £375 £293
% change year-on-year
-24.66% +28.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - £23.00
Technical Analysis
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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
1825 1424 1565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.49% 67.14% 68.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 743 802
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 63 75
Average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.40 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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
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 2 September 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 - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Technical Analysis
England

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenServer
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) PDA
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) ColdFusion

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) ColdFusion
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DataStage
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
2 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) PDA
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenServer
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) CFEngine
2 1 (16.67%) Cobbler
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Perforce
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) HP