Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire 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.

Analyst
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 43 78 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.41% 18.18% 13.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.34% 18.89% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 62 20
Staffordshire median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% +22.50%
10th Percentile £287 £189 £201
90th Percentile £425 £418 £415
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Staffordshire median hourly rate £20.10 £11.00 £14.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.73% -25.17% -5.16%
10th Percentile £14.99 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £27.53 £11.50 £21.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £13.72 £14.40
% change year-on-year +2.08% -4.76% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 248 413 283
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 96.27% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 261 173
Staffordshire median daily rate £361 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -6.21% +15.54%
10th Percentile £222 £188 £263
90th Percentile £466 £488 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 24
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £25.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.20% +81.82% -1.79%
10th Percentile £10.30 £12.25 £10.09
90th Percentile £44.30 £53.50 £19.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

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 6 months to 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 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
Tamworth -1 12 £388 +3.33% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -10 10 £400 +14.29% 2
Stafford +4 5 £350 -
Lichfield +2 2 - - 1
Cannock 0 2 £350 +66.67%
Burton-upon-Trent -1 1 - - 1
Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Staffordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Logistics
3 10 (23.26%) Retail
4 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
5 7 (16.28%) SAP
5 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
5 7 (16.28%) FMCG
6 6 (13.95%) General Ledger
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.95%) Banking
6 6 (13.95%) SAP CO
6 6 (13.95%) Cisco
6 6 (13.95%) SAP FI
6 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.95%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (13.95%) Data Analytics
6 6 (13.95%) Analytics
6 6 (13.95%) GDPR
7 5 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (11.63%) VPN
7 5 (11.63%) Data Protection
7 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (9.30%) DHCP
8 4 (9.30%) Windows
8 4 (9.30%) Firewall
8 4 (9.30%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (6.98%) Proactive Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SAP CO
1 6 (13.95%) SAP FI
1 6 (13.95%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) VPN
1 5 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (9.30%) DHCP
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) LAN
3 2 (4.65%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) GIS
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Retail
3 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) General Ledger
4 3 (6.98%) Billing
4 3 (6.98%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) FMCG
2 3 (6.98%) Wiki
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) PMI
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Logistics
2 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Analytics
3 6 (13.95%) Data Analytics
3 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.63%) Data Protection
4 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (9.30%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.98%) CRM
6 3 (6.98%) Information Security
6 3 (6.98%) ITIL
6 3 (6.98%) Proactive Management
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) SDLC
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Java
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ISEB
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) GDPR
2 3 (6.98%) SLA
3 2 (4.65%) PMO
3 2 (4.65%) QA
4 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) SAP
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) Kaspersky
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Avaya
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (2.33%) Kaseya
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Verint
5 1 (2.33%) Xerox