The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Data Analysis
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 62 81
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 55 69 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.47% 2.52% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 3.07% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 27
Median daily rate £368 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £475 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.81 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.36% +41.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.22 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year +71.89% -13.37%  

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1779 2248 1946
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.03% 82.16% 75.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1148 1247 1121
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Birmingham +3 16 £400 +3.22% 2
Coventry +3 10 £410 +2.50% 4
West Bromwich 0 8 £345 -1.42% 1
Warwickshire -1 7 £275 -8.33% 1
Kingswinford - 2 £368 -
Shropshire +24 1 - - 3
Staffordshire +3 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £175 - 3
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 39 (35.14%) SQL
2 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (19.82%) MS Excel
4 22 (19.82%) Data Management
5 21 (18.92%) Migration
6 19 (17.12%) User Stories
7 18 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 17 (15.32%) NHS
8 17 (15.32%) Finance
9 16 (14.41%) Data Modelling
9 16 (14.41%) Use Case
10 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
11 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (12.61%) GAP Analysis
11 14 (12.61%) Waterfall
11 14 (12.61%) Data Quality
12 13 (11.71%) Data Migration
13 12 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (9.91%) Test Scripting
14 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (9.91%) Degree
14 11 (9.91%) Business Analysis
14 11 (9.91%) Spreadsheet
14 11 (9.91%) Analytics
15 10 (9.01%) Master Data Management
15 10 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (9.01%) Visualisation
15 10 (9.01%) Systems Analysis

Data Analysis
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.50%) CMS
2 1 (0.90%) Apache
2 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.90%) Confluence
2 1 (0.90%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) SAS
2 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (19.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.91%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (5.41%) MS Office
4 5 (4.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.90%) MS Project
6 1 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) Firewall
2 8 (7.21%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (7.21%) VPN
3 6 (5.41%) Network Security
4 1 (0.90%) LAN
4 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.11%) Big Data
4 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.60%) QlikView
7 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.70%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.70%) MS Access
9 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.80%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.80%) Power BI
9 2 (1.80%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Legal
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Automotive
5 2 (1.80%) Law
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (71.17%) Analyst
2 31 (27.93%) Business Analyst
3 22 (19.82%) Data Analyst
4 8 (7.21%) Security Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (5.41%) Digital Business Analyst
6 6 (5.41%) Information Analyst
6 6 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.60%) Data Business Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Data Manager
8 4 (3.60%) Data Migration Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Migration Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Test Manager
9 3 (2.70%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) Web Services
1 2 (1.80%) XML
2 1 (0.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) CSS
2 1 (0.90%) EDI
2 1 (0.90%) HTML
2 1 (0.90%) Lucene
2 1 (0.90%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.90%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (15.32%) NHS
3 10 (9.01%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.50%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.50%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.60%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.60%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.90%) CMDB
8 1 (0.90%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.50%) Linux
1 5 (4.50%) Unix
2 4 (3.60%) Windows
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.82%) Data Management
3 21 (18.92%) Migration
4 19 (17.12%) User Stories
5 16 (14.41%) Data Modelling
5 16 (14.41%) Use Case
6 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (12.61%) GAP Analysis
6 14 (12.61%) Waterfall
7 13 (11.71%) Data Migration
8 12 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (9.91%) Analytics
9 11 (9.91%) Business Analysis
9 11 (9.91%) Test Scripting
10 10 (9.01%) Master Data Management
10 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (9.01%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (9.01%) Visualisation
11 9 (8.11%) Business Process Mapping
11 9 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 39 (35.14%) SQL
2 10 (9.01%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.60%) R
4 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.80%) VBA
6 1 (0.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (0.90%) Java
6 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) CCNA
3 5 (4.50%) CCSA
3 5 (4.50%) CEH
3 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.50%) GCFA
3 5 (4.50%) GCIH
3 5 (4.50%) MCP
4 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.70%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.90%) CISM
7 1 (0.90%) CISSP
7 1 (0.90%) ISEB
7 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.61%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.41%) QA
3 4 (3.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.80%) PMO
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.70%) Google
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle
3 2 (1.80%) Cognos
3 2 (1.80%) Informatica
3 2 (1.80%) Tableau
4 1 (0.90%) Blue Prism
4 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco
4 1 (0.90%) Demandware
4 1 (0.90%) hybris
4 1 (0.90%) IBM
4 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.90%) Juniper
4 1 (0.90%) Mapinfo
4 1 (0.90%) Minitab
4 1 (0.90%) Netezza
4 1 (0.90%) Snow
4 1 (0.90%) Teradata
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