Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 252 211 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.92% 13.94% 14.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.79% 14.47% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 157 135
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £168 £202 £179
90th Percentile £481 £458 £445
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 18
Birmingham median hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +13.21% +6.00%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.30 £10.50
90th Percentile £13.00 £18.78 £18.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £14.62
% change year-on-year +1.82% -5.95% -8.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1501 1458 1305
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 96.30% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1063 935 815
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £211
90th Percentile £525 £550 £516
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 65
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.63% -1.67% +7.64%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.29 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.50 £27.42 £42.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.76% +5.72%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 21 November 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 91 (36.11%) Finance
2 48 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (16.67%) Windows
3 42 (16.67%) Banking
4 38 (15.08%) Microsoft
5 35 (13.89%) SQL
5 35 (13.89%) Business Analysis
6 34 (13.49%) Retail
7 29 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (10.71%) Active Directory
8 27 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
9 25 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
10 23 (9.13%) Migration
11 20 (7.94%) ITIL
11 20 (7.94%) SMS
12 19 (7.54%) Waterfall
12 19 (7.54%) Retail Banking
13 17 (6.75%) Test Scripting
13 17 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (6.75%) CRM
14 15 (5.95%) Oracle
14 15 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (5.56%) Data Quality
16 13 (5.16%) Scrum
16 13 (5.16%) MS Visio
16 13 (5.16%) Project Management
16 13 (5.16%) Office 365
16 13 (5.16%) QA
16 13 (5.16%) KYC

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 9 (3.57%) SAS
2 7 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.79%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (5.16%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.79%) Simulink
6 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.19%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.40%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.40%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.16%) Office 365
2 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.40%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.94%) SMS
2 8 (3.17%) VPN
3 7 (2.78%) DHCP
3 7 (2.78%) Firewall
4 5 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.59%) LAN
6 3 (1.19%) DNS
6 3 (1.19%) WAN
7 2 (0.79%) SAN
8 1 (0.40%) 3G
8 1 (0.40%) 4G
8 1 (0.40%) ADSL
8 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.40%) Skype
8 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.38%) Power BI
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.19%) Essbase
5 3 (1.19%) MS Access
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.79%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (0.79%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (0.79%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.40%) EDMS
7 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (4.37%) JIRA
2 7 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (1.19%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.79%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.79%) JMeter
4 2 (0.79%) LoadUI
4 2 (0.79%) Selenium
4 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.40%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 91 (36.11%) Finance
2 42 (16.67%) Banking
3 34 (13.49%) Retail
4 19 (7.54%) Retail Banking
5 8 (3.17%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.38%) Legal
7 4 (1.59%) Marketing
7 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.79%) Law
9 2 (0.79%) Local Government
9 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.59%) HTML
1 4 (1.59%) Web Services
1 4 (1.59%) XML
2 3 (1.19%) XML Messaging
3 2 (0.79%) .NET
3 2 (0.79%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
4 1 (0.40%) D3.js
4 1 (0.40%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.40%) Middleware
4 1 (0.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.57%) FMCG
3 7 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.98%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.59%) AS400
6 2 (0.79%) CMDB
6 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.79%) EPoS
6 2 (0.79%) PMI
6 2 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (0.79%) User Experience
6 2 (0.79%) Wiki
7 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.40%) Derivative
7 1 (0.40%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.40%) PKI
7 1 (0.40%) Robotics
7 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.67%) Windows
2 12 (4.76%) Windows 10
2 12 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.38%) Linux
4 6 (2.38%) Unix
5 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.19%) Android
7 3 (1.19%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (13.89%) Business Analysis
3 27 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (9.13%) Migration
5 20 (7.94%) ITIL
6 19 (7.54%) Waterfall
7 17 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (6.75%) CRM
7 17 (6.75%) Test Scripting
8 15 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (5.16%) KYC
9 13 (5.16%) Project Management
9 13 (5.16%) Scenario Testing
9 13 (5.16%) Scrum
10 12 (4.76%) Analytics
10 12 (4.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 12 (4.76%) Data Mapping
10 12 (4.76%) User Stories
11 11 (4.37%) PRINCE2
11 11 (4.37%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.89%) SQL
2 8 (3.17%) T-SQL
3 6 (2.38%) Java
4 5 (1.98%) VBA
5 4 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.19%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.19%) RPG
7 2 (0.79%) C
7 2 (0.79%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.40%) C#
8 1 (0.40%) Python
8 1 (0.40%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.40%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (3.57%) ISEB
2 8 (3.17%) MCSE
2 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.59%) Degree
5 4 (1.59%) MCP
6 3 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.79%) PMP
7 2 (0.79%) RHCE
8 1 (0.40%) IIBA
8 1 (0.40%) MCTS
8 1 (0.40%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 13 (5.16%) QA
3 11 (4.37%) PMO
4 8 (3.17%) SLA
5 6 (2.38%) GDPR
6 3 (1.19%) FATCA
6 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.19%) MiFID
6 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.40%) COBIT
7 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.40%) SEPA
System Software
1 27 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.19%) XenApp
4 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.79%) SCCM
4 2 (0.79%) WSUS
5 1 (0.40%) SCOM
5 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 38 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.95%) Oracle
3 8 (3.17%) Cisco
3 8 (3.17%) SAP
4 7 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 7 (2.78%) VMware
5 6 (2.38%) HP
6 5 (1.98%) Citrix
7 4 (1.59%) Dell
7 4 (1.59%) Remedy
8 3 (1.19%) Cognos
8 3 (1.19%) IBM
9 2 (0.79%) BMC
9 2 (0.79%) CollabNet
9 2 (0.79%) Datanomic
9 2 (0.79%) Google
9 2 (0.79%) Kaspersky
9 2 (0.79%) NetApp
9 2 (0.79%) Tableau
9 2 (0.79%) Trillium