The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 29 June 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 > Staffordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 1 9
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 14 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.39% 19.89% 11.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.08% 21.02% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 14
Staffordshire median daily rate £388 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -1.88%  
10th Percentile £229 £200 £189
90th Percentile £445 £388 £441
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £358 £350
% change year-on-year -5.59% +2.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 - £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +22.00% -10.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 107 176 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 94.69% 94.62% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 349 665
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £338 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -13.46%  
10th Percentile £238 £150 £219
90th Percentile £428 £495 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 56
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -25.00%  
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.41 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £36.50 £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year - -3.61%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Staffordshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Staffordshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Staffordshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Staffordshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Tamworth +1 6 £388 +3.33%
Stoke-on-Trent -13 3 £450 +38.46% 3
Stafford +6 2 £300 -11.11% 1
Burton-upon-Trent 0 1 - -
Lichfield 0 1 - - 1
Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Staffordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Retail
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) VPN
4 5 (13.89%) Firewall
4 5 (13.89%) DHCP
4 5 (13.89%) Logistics
5 4 (11.11%) FMCG
5 4 (11.11%) Information Security
5 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (11.11%) Finance
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) WAN
6 3 (8.33%) LAN
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) Windows
6 3 (8.33%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
7 2 (5.56%) QA
7 2 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.56%) SLA
7 2 (5.56%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) SQL

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (2.78%) SAS
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) VPN
2 5 (13.89%) DHCP
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (8.33%) LAN
4 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) 3G
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) DMVPN
5 1 (2.78%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) IPsec
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) OSPF
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.78%) DataStage
1 1 (2.78%) Power BI
1 1 (2.78%) QlikView
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
1 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (19.44%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) FMCG
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) EPoS
3 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Logistics
2 4 (11.11%) Information Security
3 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.33%) CRM
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.56%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (5.56%) Data Security
4 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.78%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (2.78%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (2.78%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) Korn
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) PHP
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CISA
1 2 (5.56%) CISSP
1 2 (5.56%) CNA
1 2 (5.56%) CNE
1 2 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (5.56%) CRISC
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
1 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.56%) MCSE
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Novell Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PMO
1 2 (5.56%) QA
1 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.78%) Nexpose
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) Avaya
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Kaspersky
4 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.78%) Proofpoint
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) Xerox