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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analysis
Rank 131 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £525 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.28%
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
2331 2061 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.99% 75.66% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1240 944
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 104 100
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Technical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Technical Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -6 3 £525 +43.83%
Birmingham +4 1 - -
Warwickshire -2 1 £450 +12.50%
Technical Analysis
England

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Server Building
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) BMC
3 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) PLM
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) AdminStudio
1 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Server Building
1 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) PLM
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) BC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) BMC
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Siemens