The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 99 116 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.76% 17.96% 17.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.34% 18.92% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 75 91
Median daily rate £350 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -10.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £10.73 £11.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% -9.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.96 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.27 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 606 613 711
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.50% 94.89% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 383 453
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 25
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.93% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Birmingham

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Birmingham

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Birmingham

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Birmingham

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 44 (25.43%) Finance
2 39 (22.54%) Migration
3 34 (19.65%) SQL
4 28 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (13.87%) Microsoft
6 19 (10.98%) Data Migration
7 18 (10.40%) Windows
8 17 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (9.83%) Data Analysis
8 17 (9.83%) Business Analysis
9 16 (9.25%) MS Excel
10 15 (8.67%) ITIL
10 15 (8.67%) Data Centre
11 14 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (8.09%) Banking
12 13 (7.51%) Change Management
12 13 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (6.94%) MS Office
14 11 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (5.78%) Use Case
15 10 (5.78%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (5.78%) Retail
15 10 (5.78%) Validation
15 10 (5.78%) SQL Server
16 9 (5.20%) Data Quality
16 9 (5.20%) Analytics
16 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
16 9 (5.20%) SLA
16 9 (5.20%) MS Visio
16 9 (5.20%) Data Modelling

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (3.47%) SAS
2 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.58%) CMS
2 1 (0.58%) Confluence
2 1 (0.58%) IIS
2 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.94%) MS Office
3 9 (5.20%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.47%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.58%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.58%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.58%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.16%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) GitHub
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.31%) LAN
2 3 (1.73%) Firewall
3 2 (1.16%) Network Security
3 2 (1.16%) VoIP
3 2 (1.16%) WAN
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.58%) DMVPN
4 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.58%) FTP
4 1 (0.58%) Internet
4 1 (0.58%) Intranet
4 1 (0.58%) MPLS
4 1 (0.58%) NAS
4 1 (0.58%) OSPF
4 1 (0.58%) SAN
4 1 (0.58%) VPN
4 1 (0.58%) Wireless
4 1 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (5.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.05%) QlikView
4 5 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.73%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.73%) MS Access
6 3 (1.73%) Power BI
6 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.16%) Big Data
7 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) JIRA
1 3 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (1.73%) Selenium
2 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.16%) JMeter
2 2 (1.16%) PhantomJS
2 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.16%) Toad
3 1 (0.58%) Hudson
3 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.58%) LoadUI
3 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.58%) YouTrack
General
1 44 (25.43%) Finance
2 14 (8.09%) Banking
3 10 (5.78%) Retail
4 6 (3.47%) Marketing
5 4 (2.31%) Law
5 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.73%) Advertising
6 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.16%) Back Office
7 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Automotive
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.47%) XML
2 4 (2.31%) .NET
3 3 (1.73%) CSS
3 3 (1.73%) HTML
3 3 (1.73%) JSON
4 2 (1.16%) Web Services
5 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.58%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.58%) jQuery
5 1 (0.58%) Node.js
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.58%) REST
5 1 (0.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.67%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.62%) CMDB
4 5 (2.89%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.31%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.73%) FMCG
6 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.73%) NHS
7 2 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.58%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.58%) iSeries
8 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.40%) Windows
2 7 (4.05%) Windows 10
3 5 (2.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.73%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.16%) Unix
6 1 (0.58%) Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.54%) Migration
2 19 (10.98%) Data Migration
3 17 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (9.83%) Business Analysis
3 17 (9.83%) Data Analysis
4 15 (8.67%) ITIL
5 14 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (7.51%) Change Management
7 10 (5.78%) Use Case
7 10 (5.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (5.78%) Validation
8 9 (5.20%) Analytics
8 9 (5.20%) Data Modelling
9 8 (4.62%) ETL
10 7 (4.05%) Project Management
10 7 (4.05%) Test Scripting
11 6 (3.47%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (3.47%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (2.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.65%) SQL
2 5 (2.89%) VBA
3 4 (2.31%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.73%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.16%) C
6 1 (0.58%) C#
6 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.58%) RPG
6 1 (0.58%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 9 (5.20%) Degree
1 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.89%) ISEB
4 4 (2.31%) CCNA
4 4 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.73%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CCNP
7 1 (0.58%) CISM
7 1 (0.58%) CISSP
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.58%) PMP
7 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) Data Quality
1 9 (5.20%) SLA
2 5 (2.89%) QA
3 3 (1.73%) PMO
4 2 (1.16%) GDPR
5 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.58%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.58%) vMotion
2 1 (0.58%) vRealize
2 1 (0.58%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 24 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.62%) Cisco
3 7 (4.05%) Remedy
4 6 (3.47%) Oracle
5 5 (2.89%) Teradata
6 4 (2.31%) Cognos
6 4 (2.31%) EMC
6 4 (2.31%) IBM
7 3 (1.73%) Adobe
7 3 (1.73%) Casewise
7 3 (1.73%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.16%) BMC
8 2 (1.16%) Juniper
8 2 (1.16%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.16%) Omniture
8 2 (1.16%) Pega
8 2 (1.16%) RedGate
8 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.16%) Tableau
8 2 (1.16%) VMware
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