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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 12 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.37% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.40% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 8
Median daily rate £400 £351 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.87% +56.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £233 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £381 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £25.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +7.52%

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
2250 2276 2009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.98% 94.44% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1234 1159
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 £213 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 102 168
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 7 £463 +23.33%
Birmingham +1 2 £369 +58.60% 2
Warwickshire -1 2 £450 +37.40% 2
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (22.73%) Use Case
4 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (18.18%) BPR
5 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 4 (18.18%) Big Data
5 4 (18.18%) User Stories
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Data Management
6 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture

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 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) SMS
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (18.18%) Big Data
2 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) EDI
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Data Conversion
1 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
1 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 6 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Use Case
4 4 (18.18%) BPR
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) User Stories
4 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Data Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CISM
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) HNC
2 1 (4.55%) HND
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Casewise
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.55%) Juniper