Period
to 22 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 48 28
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20 +8
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 25 49 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.24% 4.41% 5.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.24% 16.72% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 49
Median daily rate £500 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £259 £208 £297
90th Percentile £738 £500 £553
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £441 £413
% change year-on-year -6.46% +6.91% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.27% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.75 £16.20 £18.50
% change year-on-year +133.02% -12.43% -0.48%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 145 293 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 24.62% 26.40% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 191 269
Median daily rate £438 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +15.63% +5.26%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £259
90th Percentile £672 £625 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.38% -13.51% +14.13%
10th Percentile £17.33 £12.80 £13.30
90th Percentile £43.25 £19.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year +31.25% +0.47% -19.37%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Birmingham

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Birmingham

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Birmingham

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 7 (28.00%) SQL
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (16.00%) Marketing
4 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Azure
4 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) SAP
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Electronics
4 4 (16.00%) Remedy
4 4 (16.00%) Sparx
4 4 (16.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Public Sector
4 4 (16.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 4 (16.00%) Data Governance
4 4 (16.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Metadata Management

Analytical Skills
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 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Force.com
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DMZ
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Skype
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Power BI
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.00%) Electronics
3 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 4 (16.00%) Public Sector
4 3 (12.00%) Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Data Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Data Modeller
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.00%) NHS Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) NHS Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Salesforce Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Transition Manager
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (16.00%) Actionable Insight
3 4 (16.00%) Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) Data Governance
3 4 (16.00%) Digital Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Metadata Management
3 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (16.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (16.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) COBIT
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Remedy
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) Sparx
3 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.00%) Sybase