Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 24 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.

Senior Analyst
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 172 135
Rank change year-on-year -5 -37 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 63 100 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.76% 1.03% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.08% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 73 73
Midlands median daily rate £430 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% -8.33%
10th Percentile £164 £314 £160
90th Percentile £598 £563 £515
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Midlands median hourly rate £22.68 - £12.75
England median hourly rate £22.84 £36.00 £18.49
% change year-on-year -36.56% +94.67% -19.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7820 9301 8077
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 95.36% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4884 5652 4667
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £215 £230 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 369 460
Midlands median hourly rate £15.60 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.97% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.01 £10.00 £10.09
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in the Midlands

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in the Midlands

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in the Midlands

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in the Midlands

Senior Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -9 33 £405 -1.82% 11
East Midlands -7 31 £450 +5.88% 4
Senior Analyst
England

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior 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 Midlands region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (28.57%) ISEB
2 17 (26.98%) Finance
3 15 (23.81%) Retail
4 14 (22.22%) Selenium
4 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 13 (20.63%) BDD
5 13 (20.63%) Business Analysis
6 12 (19.05%) Java
6 12 (19.05%) WebDriver
7 11 (17.46%) Windows
7 11 (17.46%) ISTQB
7 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
9 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.11%) Migration
10 7 (11.11%) User Stories
11 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
12 5 (7.94%) Scrum
12 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Excel
12 5 (7.94%) CRM
12 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (7.94%) SDLC
12 5 (7.94%) Use Case
13 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
13 4 (6.35%) SIEM
13 4 (6.35%) Acceptance Criteria
13 4 (6.35%) Oracle
13 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
13 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.59%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) LAN
1 1 (1.59%) SMS
1 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.59%) WAN
1 1 (1.59%) Wireless
1 1 (1.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.59%) Essbase
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.59%) QlikView
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Selenium
2 12 (19.05%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.17%) JMeter
4 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.59%) Protractor
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 15 (23.81%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Local Government
4 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) NHS
3 2 (3.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.59%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.59%) HPUX
3 1 (1.59%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 13 (20.63%) BDD
2 13 (20.63%) Business Analysis
3 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) Migration
5 7 (11.11%) User Stories
6 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.94%) CRM
7 5 (7.94%) Scrum
7 5 (7.94%) SDLC
7 5 (7.94%) Use Case
8 4 (6.35%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (6.35%) SIEM
9 3 (4.76%) Business Transformation
9 3 (4.76%) Conflict Management
9 3 (4.76%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.76%) Feasibility Study
9 3 (4.76%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) ISEB
2 11 (17.46%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.59%) IIBA
4 1 (1.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) PMO
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) PSD2
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) SCCM
1 2 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) 3PAR
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco
3 1 (1.59%) Citrix
3 1 (1.59%) Cognos
3 1 (1.59%) Hitachi
3 1 (1.59%) IBM
3 1 (1.59%) NetApp
3 1 (1.59%) SAP
3 1 (1.59%) Tableau