The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 96 71 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.36% 28.74% 21.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.28% 30.60% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 46 36
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£310 £369 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.93% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.44 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +15.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.98 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £14.89 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.24%
Analyst
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
317 232 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.94% 93.93% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 138 142
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.97 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% +26.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.17 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 80 (36.04%) Finance
2 40 (18.02%) SQL
3 39 (17.57%) Banking
4 38 (17.12%) Microsoft
5 33 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (14.41%) MS Office
6 32 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (13.96%) MS Excel
8 29 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (12.16%) ITIL
9 27 (12.16%) Business Analysis
10 24 (10.81%) ISEB
11 23 (10.36%) UML
12 22 (9.91%) Project Management
13 19 (8.56%) Windows
13 19 (8.56%) Analytics
14 18 (8.11%) Retail
14 18 (8.11%) SharePoint
15 17 (7.66%) Migration
16 16 (7.21%) Incident Management
16 16 (7.21%) AS400
16 16 (7.21%) CRM
16 16 (7.21%) SAS
17 15 (6.76%) SQL Server
17 15 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (6.76%) Test Scripting
17 15 (6.76%) Workflow
17 15 (6.76%) Scrum
18 14 (6.31%) Change Management
18 14 (6.31%) HP Quality Center

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.21%) SAS
3 9 (4.05%) Lync
4 4 (1.80%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.90%) CMS
6 2 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.45%) Mule
7 1 (0.45%) IIS
7 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 32 (14.41%) MS Office
2 31 (13.96%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Agresso
1 3 (1.35%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.45%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.25%) Office 365
1 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.25%) Firewall
2 4 (1.80%) Network Security
2 4 (1.80%) LAN
3 3 (1.35%) WAN
4 2 (0.90%) MPLS
4 2 (0.90%) DSL
5 1 (0.45%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.45%) PABX
5 1 (0.45%) DNS
5 1 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.25%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.90%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.45%) MySQL
7 1 (0.45%) MS Access
7 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.45%) DTS
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.60%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (2.25%) JIRA
2 5 (2.25%) Selenium
3 4 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.35%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.35%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.90%) Maven
5 2 (0.90%) JMeter
5 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.45%) RubyMine
6 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.45%) TestNG
6 1 (0.45%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.45%) Ant
6 1 (0.45%) JUnit
6 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 80 (36.04%) Finance
2 39 (17.57%) Banking
3 18 (8.11%) Retail
4 7 (3.15%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.35%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.90%) French Language
7 2 (0.90%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.70%) XML
2 4 (1.80%) .NET
3 3 (1.35%) J2EE
4 1 (0.45%) REST
4 1 (0.45%) SOAP
4 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.21%) AS400
3 10 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.60%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.25%) SCADA
6 4 (1.80%) User Experience
7 3 (1.35%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.90%) GIS
8 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.90%) Open Source
8 2 (0.90%) New Media
9 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.45%) NHS
9 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.45%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.45%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.56%) Windows
2 8 (3.60%) Windows XP
3 7 (3.15%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.90%) Linux
6 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.16%) ITIL
3 27 (12.16%) Business Analysis
4 23 (10.36%) UML
5 22 (9.91%) Project Management
6 19 (8.56%) Analytics
7 17 (7.66%) Migration
8 16 (7.21%) Incident Management
8 16 (7.21%) CRM
9 15 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (6.76%) Test Scripting
9 15 (6.76%) Workflow
9 15 (6.76%) Scrum
10 14 (6.31%) Change Management
11 13 (5.86%) Service Management
12 12 (5.41%) Test Planning
13 11 (4.95%) PRINCE2
14 10 (4.50%) Use Case
14 10 (4.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.02%) SQL
2 9 (4.05%) VBA
3 6 (2.70%) Java
4 4 (1.80%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (0.90%) C#
6 1 (0.45%) PHP
6 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (10.81%) ISEB
2 6 (2.70%) CCA
3 5 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.35%) MCP
4 3 (1.35%) Degree
4 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.90%) PMP
5 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.90%) IIBA
5 2 (0.90%) CBAP
6 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.50%) QA
2 5 (2.25%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) XenApp
3 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (6.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.86%) HP
3 7 (3.15%) Oracle
4 5 (2.25%) IBM
4 5 (2.25%) Citrix
5 3 (1.35%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.35%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.35%) SAP
5 3 (1.35%) Progress
5 3 (1.35%) Cognos
6 2 (0.90%) Teradata
6 2 (0.90%) Casewise
6 2 (0.90%) Cisco
6 2 (0.90%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.45%) Sage
7 1 (0.45%) NetApp
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.45%) Apple
7 1 (0.45%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.45%) VMware
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