The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 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.

Data Analyst
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 104 84
Rank change year-on-year +16 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 28 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.26% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.33% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 24
Median daily rate £313 £286 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.17% -10.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £183 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £12.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £18.74
% change year-on-year +18.03% -18.60%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1898 2859 2280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.57% 94.70% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 1695 1397
Median daily rate £388 £399 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +14.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 92 136
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £39.00 £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the West Midlands

Data Analyst
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 Analyst in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in the West Midlands

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in the West Midlands

Data Analyst
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 Analyst in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in the West Midlands

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Warwickshire +18 13 £313 -31.50%
Birmingham +10 6 £363 +3.57% 7
Coventry +12 2 £193 -32.45%
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Data 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 West Midlands region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (42.19%) Data Analysis
3 24 (37.50%) Migration
4 22 (34.38%) SQL
5 21 (32.81%) Data Migration
6 14 (21.88%) Data Quality
7 12 (18.75%) Finance
8 10 (15.63%) Data Modelling
8 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (14.06%) Degree
9 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
10 8 (12.50%) Validation
11 7 (10.94%) ITIL
11 7 (10.94%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (10.94%) ITIL V3
12 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
13 5 (7.81%) Private Cloud
13 5 (7.81%) MS Access
13 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
13 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (7.81%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (7.81%) Data Validation
14 4 (6.25%) Data Mapping
14 4 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
14 4 (6.25%) Information Management
14 4 (6.25%) SAP
14 4 (6.25%) Oracle
14 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
14 4 (6.25%) Management Information System

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 2 (3.13%) SAS
2 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.81%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) MS Access
3 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (3.13%) OLAP
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (3.13%) QlikView
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.56%) SAS EBI
5 1 (1.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Automotive
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.81%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.69%) CMDB
5 3 (4.69%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.13%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Data Analysis
2 24 (37.50%) Migration
3 21 (32.81%) Data Migration
4 10 (15.63%) Data Modelling
5 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.50%) Validation
7 7 (10.94%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (10.94%) ITIL
7 7 (10.94%) ITIL V3
8 5 (7.81%) Data Validation
9 4 (6.25%) Data Management
9 4 (6.25%) Data Mapping
9 4 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
9 4 (6.25%) Information Management
10 3 (4.69%) Analytics
10 3 (4.69%) Data Governance
10 3 (4.69%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (4.69%) Process Improvement
10 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (4.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.69%) VBA
4 1 (1.56%) C
4 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) GDPR
3 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (4.69%) Cognos
3 3 (4.69%) CommVault
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) NetApp
4 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.13%) Tableau
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.56%) Datanomic
5 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.56%) Kronos
5 1 (1.56%) Netezza
5 1 (1.56%) Trillium
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