Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 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.

Senior Analyst
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 141 128
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 33 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.68% 1.01% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.06% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 35
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.82% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £148 £318 £144
90th Percentile £608 £575 £450
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.68 - -
England median hourly rate £22.84 £36.00 £18.49
% change year-on-year -36.56% +94.67% -19.60%

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 4603 5857 4727
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.00% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2911 3519 2703
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £235 £213
90th Percentile £543 £544 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 238 273
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in the West Midlands

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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 +11 13 £465 -2.11% 2
Coventry +4 6 £150 -66.67% 4
Shropshire +23 2 - -
Warwickshire -5 2 £330 -5.71% 1
Walsall 0 1 £375 -11.76%
Wolverhampton - 1 £550 -
Dudley - 1 £625 -
Solihull - 1 - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £645 -
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) Finance
4 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.12%) User Stories
7 4 (12.12%) SIEM
7 4 (12.12%) Retail
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (12.12%) CRM
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle
8 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) SDLC
8 3 (9.09%) Security Operations
9 2 (6.06%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (6.06%) PMO
9 2 (6.06%) Change Control
9 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.06%) SCCM
9 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
9 2 (6.06%) Office 365
9 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
9 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.06%) Local Government
9 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (6.06%) Project Planning

Senior 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 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) SMS
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
1 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.03%) Essbase
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.03%) QlikView
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Local Government
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.03%) HPUX
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) CRM
3 4 (12.12%) SIEM
3 4 (12.12%) User Stories
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) SDLC
4 3 (9.09%) Security Operations
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) IIBA
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PMO
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) PSD2
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos
3 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) NetApp
3 1 (3.03%) SAP