Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £318 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 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.

Data Analyst
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 113 103
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 68 95 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.54% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.62% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 68 47
West Midlands median daily rate £318 £340 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.62% +7.94% +14.55%
10th Percentile £197 £200 £164
90th Percentile £454 £484 £450
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.68 £18.94 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.75% -12.92% +41.65%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +2.56% +18.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4579 5861 4672
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 95.07% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2890 3522 2671
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £236 £213
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 236 273
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.76% +5.72%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.53
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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 +9 25 £350 -5.08% 3
Warwickshire -13 18 £325 -6.14%
Dudley - 5 £260 -
Worcestershire +5 3 £350 +12.00%
Shropshire +17 2 £332 +32.53%
Coventry +3 2 £223 -29.37%
Solihull +6 1 - -
Wolverhampton -1 1 £550 +214.29%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £375 -
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (33.82%) Data Quality
2 22 (32.35%) SQL
2 22 (32.35%) Data Analysis
3 20 (29.41%) Finance
4 19 (27.94%) Migration
5 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Excel
5 18 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (14.71%) Windows
9 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
9 9 (13.24%) SAP
9 9 (13.24%) CRM
9 9 (13.24%) Analytics
10 8 (11.76%) Statistics
10 8 (11.76%) T-SQL
11 7 (10.29%) Data Modelling
11 7 (10.29%) Data Management
11 7 (10.29%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (8.82%) Data Extraction
12 6 (8.82%) Google
12 6 (8.82%) ETL
12 6 (8.82%) Oracle
12 6 (8.82%) Linux
12 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
13 5 (7.35%) Dell
13 5 (7.35%) SMS
13 5 (7.35%) RHCE
13 5 (7.35%) NetApp
13 5 (7.35%) ITIL

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 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.35%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.47%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 3 (4.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.47%) AdWords
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) SMS
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.41%) QlikView
4 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.94%) DB2
4 2 (2.94%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.94%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.47%) Power BI
5 1 (1.47%) SAS EBI
5 1 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.47%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Automotive
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) D3.js
1 1 (1.47%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) AS400
5 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.47%) LIMS
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.47%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.47%) Unix
6 1 (1.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Data Analysis
2 19 (27.94%) Migration
3 17 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (13.24%) Analytics
5 9 (13.24%) CRM
6 8 (11.76%) Statistics
7 7 (10.29%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (10.29%) Data Management
7 7 (10.29%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.82%) Data Extraction
8 6 (8.82%) ETL
9 5 (7.35%) Data Centre Operations
9 5 (7.35%) Data Governance
9 5 (7.35%) Data Validation
9 5 (7.35%) High Availability
9 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.35%) ITIL
9 5 (7.35%) Network Management
9 5 (7.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.88%) VBA
4 2 (2.94%) Java
4 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.47%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) RHCE
1 5 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (4.41%) MCSE
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (33.82%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.35%) QA
3 2 (2.94%) GDPR
3 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) RACF
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) SAP
2 6 (8.82%) Google
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 5 (7.35%) Dell
3 5 (7.35%) NetApp
3 5 (7.35%) VMware
4 4 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.88%) Trillium
5 2 (2.94%) Citrix
5 2 (2.94%) Cognos
5 2 (2.94%) Coremetrics
5 2 (2.94%) DataFlux
5 2 (2.94%) Datanomic
5 2 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) Facebook
6 1 (1.47%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.47%) Kronos
6 1 (1.47%) Northgate
6 1 (1.47%) Tableau