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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 135 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 13 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Median daily rate £438 £349 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.44% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £269 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £371 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £18.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.24 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-26.55% +22.05%
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
3071 2391 2420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.99% 94.25% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1832 1359 1221
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 150 175
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.14 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -11 4 £458 +90.62%
Herefordshire - 3 £450 -
Birmingham -9 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £160 -
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Unix
4 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
4 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) Use Case
5 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 3 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (11.11%) User Stories
6 3 (11.11%) Big Data
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.11%) MS Office
6 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse

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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
3 3 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Unix
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
3 4 (14.81%) Analytics
3 4 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
3 4 (14.81%) Use Case
3 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) BPR
4 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (11.11%) User Stories
4 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) HNC
3 1 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.70%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.70%) SCSM
2 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) BMC
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec
3 1 (3.70%) Virgin Media
3 1 (3.70%) VMware