Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Business Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analytics over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Business Analytics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 214 161
Rank change year-on-year +36 -53 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.097% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 10
West Midlands median daily rate £495 £441 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +6.97% -26.67%
10th Percentile £429 £400 £342
90th Percentile £538 £538 £730
England median daily rate £495 £450 £465
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £36.50 £20.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year +78.05% -74.38% +416.13%

Business Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3977 5160 3939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.01% 83.05% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2539 3087 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 136 176
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £11.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Business Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Business Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analytics in the West Midlands

Business Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analytics in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analytics in the West Midlands

Business Analytics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analytics within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Birmingham - 4 £495 - 1
Warwickshire 0 1 £413 +3.13%
Business Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Analytics.

1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Data Quality
2 5 (83.33%) Visualisation
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) Information Management
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) Workflow
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (66.67%) FMCG
3 4 (66.67%) Use Case
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) Time Management
3 4 (66.67%) Power BI
4 1 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Tableau
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Business Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (66.67%) Power BI
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Visualisation
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 4 (66.67%) Information Management
3 4 (66.67%) Time Management
3 4 (66.67%) Use Case
3 4 (66.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau