The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Technical Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 120 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 15 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.25% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Median daily rate £400 £343 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% +80.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £196 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £379 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-48.00% +49.25%
Technical Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2587 2420 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.55% 94.46% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1327 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £522 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 117 181
Median hourly rate £15.99 £14.10 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% -9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Technical Analyst in the job title.

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Analyst
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 Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical Analyst
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 Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Analyst
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 Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 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 - 8 £400 -
Birmingham -5 3 £369 +58.60% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £450 - 3
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Technical Analyst
England

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Technical Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
3 9 (29.03%) Migration
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Data Modelling
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis
4 8 (25.81%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
5 7 (22.58%) Use Case
6 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (19.35%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
6 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
6 6 (19.35%) Big Data
6 6 (19.35%) User Stories
6 6 (19.35%) BPR
6 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
6 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (19.35%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (16.13%) Analytics
7 5 (16.13%) Target Operating Model
7 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint

Technical Analyst Skill Set
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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.23%) SMS
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (19.35%) Big Data
3 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) EDI
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Conversion
2 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Data Modelling
2 9 (29.03%) Migration
3 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis
3 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (22.58%) Use Case
5 6 (19.35%) BPR
5 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
5 6 (19.35%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (19.35%) User Stories
5 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
6 5 (16.13%) Analytics
6 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (12.90%) Data Management
8 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) HNC
3 1 (3.23%) HND
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.23%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.23%) SCSM
2 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco
2 2 (6.45%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Casewise
3 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.23%) Juniper
3 1 (3.23%) Symantec
3 1 (3.23%) Virgin Media
3 1 (3.23%) VMware