The first table below looks at the demand for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 92 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.14% 35.84% 31.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.06% 38.04% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 43 31
Average daily rate £364 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £215 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 £10.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
340 163 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 92.90% 94.22% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 106 99
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.91 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £173.00 £37.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Analyst
South Wales

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Cardiff region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Cardiff region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 79 (55.63%) Finance
2 39 (27.46%) Banking
3 28 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (17.61%) Business Analysis
5 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
6 18 (12.68%) Project Management
6 18 (12.68%) SQL
6 18 (12.68%) MS Office
7 16 (11.27%) UML
7 16 (11.27%) Test Scripting
8 15 (10.56%) ISEB
9 14 (9.86%) MS Excel
9 14 (9.86%) Windows
10 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
11 11 (7.75%) Change Management
11 11 (7.75%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (7.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (7.04%) AS400
13 9 (6.34%) SAP
13 9 (6.34%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (5.63%) Retail
14 8 (5.63%) QA
14 8 (5.63%) QuickTest Pro
15 7 (4.93%) MS Project
15 7 (4.93%) Oracle
15 7 (4.93%) Retail Banking
16 6 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
16 6 (4.23%) Document Management
16 6 (4.23%) Degree
16 6 (4.23%) Windows 7

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.11%) Lync
4 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.41%) IIS
4 2 (1.41%) SAS
5 1 (0.70%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (12.68%) MS Office
2 14 (9.86%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.93%) MS Project
5 4 (2.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.11%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.11%) SAP FI-FM
3 2 (1.41%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.70%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.70%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.70%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) SaaS
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.41%) WAN
2 1 (0.70%) FTP
2 1 (0.70%) VPN
2 1 (0.70%) LAN
2 1 (0.70%) SAN
2 1 (0.70%) Firewall
2 1 (0.70%) Intranet
2 1 (0.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) MPLS
2 1 (0.70%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.41%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.41%) DB2
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.70%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.11%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.41%) JIRA
3 2 (1.41%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.70%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.70%) MSI
4 1 (0.70%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.70%) Selenium
4 1 (0.70%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 79 (55.63%) Finance
2 39 (27.46%) Banking
3 8 (5.63%) Retail
4 7 (4.93%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.41%) Billing
5 2 (1.41%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.82%) .NET
1 4 (2.82%) J2EE
2 1 (0.70%) XML
2 1 (0.70%) SAP XI
2 1 (0.70%) OLE
2 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) AS400
2 5 (3.52%) iSeries
3 1 (0.70%) GIS
3 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.70%) SCADA
3 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.70%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.86%) Windows
2 6 (4.23%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.82%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.11%) AIX
4 3 (2.11%) UNIX
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.41%) OS/400
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (17.61%) Business Analysis
3 18 (12.68%) Project Management
4 16 (11.27%) UML
4 16 (11.27%) Test Scripting
5 11 (7.75%) Change Management
5 11 (7.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (4.23%) Document Management
6 6 (4.23%) ITIL
6 6 (4.23%) CRM
6 6 (4.23%) ERP
6 6 (4.23%) SOA
6 6 (4.23%) Validation
7 5 (3.52%) Migration
7 5 (3.52%) Scrum
7 5 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.52%) Workflow
7 5 (3.52%) Software Testing
7 5 (3.52%) Waterfall
7 5 (3.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.68%) SQL
2 3 (2.11%) COBOL
2 3 (2.11%) Java
2 3 (2.11%) RPG
2 3 (2.11%) VBA
3 2 (1.41%) Scala
3 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.41%) VB
4 1 (0.70%) ABAP
4 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.70%) VBScript
4 1 (0.70%) SAS Macro
4 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (10.56%) ISEB
2 6 (4.23%) Degree
3 5 (3.52%) CCA
3 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.82%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.41%) CIPFA
6 2 (1.41%) CIMA
7 1 (0.70%) CCNP
7 1 (0.70%) CCNA
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.70%) HND
7 1 (0.70%) MCSA
7 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
2 4 (2.82%) SLA
3 2 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.70%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (7.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.34%) SAP
3 7 (4.93%) Oracle
4 6 (4.23%) HP
5 5 (3.52%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.82%) Citrix
7 3 (2.11%) IBM
7 3 (2.11%) Informatica
8 2 (1.41%) Cognos
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco
9 1 (0.70%) Avaya
9 1 (0.70%) AppSense
9 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.70%) Casewise
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