The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 116 103 95
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 9 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.37% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.40% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Average daily rate £351 £291 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £388 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £26.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-56.60% +51.42%
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
2380 1990 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.00% 92.34% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1114 1021
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 173 141
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 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
Warwickshire +5 3 £314 +33.51%
Birmingham -2 3 £140 -48.62% 1
Coventry -1 2 £375 +20.96%
Solihull - 1 £388 -
Technical Analyst
England

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Technical Analyst in their job title 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 with Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (23.53%) Lotus
3 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) QA
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 3 (17.65%) Office 365
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (11.76%) User Experience
5 2 (11.76%) SCCM
5 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) CMS
5 2 (11.76%) LANDesk
5 2 (11.76%) Facilities Management
5 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Technical Analyst in their job title 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 with Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
3 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Tridion
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
1 3 (17.65%) Workflow
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Content Management
2 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (11.76%) Facilities Management
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Service Management
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) COBOL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Lotus
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Adobe
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Interwoven
3 2 (11.76%) LANDesk
3 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) BMC
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds