The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 81 95 89
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 35 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.56% 1.37% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.44% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 15
Median daily rate £225 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £137 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £383 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £15.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £20.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £15.75 £18.38
% change year-on-year +9.96% -14.28%  

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 2116 2569 2428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.17% 95.43% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1419 1367
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 72 173
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 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 +8 14 £310 +93.75% 5
Warwickshire -5 5 £225 -14.28%
Coventry +6 2 - - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £350 -
Shropshire - 1 £400 -
Worcestershire - 1 £175 -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (30.77%) Migration
2 22 (28.21%) SQL
2 22 (28.21%) Data Analysis
3 20 (25.64%) Data Quality
4 19 (24.36%) Data Migration
5 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
5 14 (17.95%) Data Modelling
6 11 (14.10%) Finance
6 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
6 11 (14.10%) Degree
7 10 (12.82%) Data Management
7 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
8 9 (11.54%) Information Management
9 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
9 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
9 8 (10.26%) Data Governance
10 7 (8.97%) ITIL
10 7 (8.97%) Validation
10 7 (8.97%) ITIL V3
11 6 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (7.69%) ETL
11 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (6.41%) Data Analytics
12 5 (6.41%) Analytics
12 5 (6.41%) Tableau
12 5 (6.41%) MS Office
12 5 (6.41%) CRM

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.41%) MS Office
2 5 (6.41%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Firewall
1 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.13%) Big Data
3 4 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.13%) MS Access
4 3 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (3.85%) Power BI
4 3 (3.85%) QlikView
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.56%) DB2
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.28%) OLAP
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Law
2 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Automotive
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.13%) NHS
4 4 (5.13%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.85%) CMDB
6 2 (2.56%) FMCG
7 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Migration
2 22 (28.21%) Data Analysis
3 19 (24.36%) Data Migration
4 14 (17.95%) Data Modelling
5 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.82%) Data Management
7 9 (11.54%) Information Management
8 8 (10.26%) Data Governance
9 7 (8.97%) ITIL
9 7 (8.97%) ITIL V3
9 7 (8.97%) Validation
10 6 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (7.69%) ETL
10 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.41%) Analytics
11 5 (6.41%) CRM
11 5 (6.41%) Data Analytics
11 5 (6.41%) Mathematics
12 4 (5.13%) Data Validation
12 4 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) C
2 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.85%) VBA
3 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) PMO
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) Cognos
2 5 (6.41%) Tableau
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) CommVault
5 2 (2.56%) DataFlux
5 2 (2.56%) Informatica
5 2 (2.56%) NetApp
5 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.56%) SAP
5 2 (2.56%) Trillium
5 2 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.28%) Netezza
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago