The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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.

Technical Analyst
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 126 108
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 6 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.50% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.53% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 2
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £301 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £460 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +2.64% +7.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year -18.30% -22.82%  

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 1917 2850 2318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.53% 94.75% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1684 1421
Median daily rate £388 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.51% +10.41%  
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 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 87 142
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 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham +13 1 £388 - 2
Coventry +8 1 £375 -3.22%
Warwickshire +2 1 £438 +12.90%
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £388 -
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Use Case
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Governance
3 1 (8.33%) TestRail
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) PMO
3 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft
3 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) API Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix

Technical 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 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) DataStage
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (8.33%) TestRail
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Use Case
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) API Testing
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Korn
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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