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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 131 86 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.57% 27.74% 24.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.43% 27.92% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 65 41
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.75 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £22.50 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.44 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
404 308 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.35% 99.35% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 239 159
Average daily rate £338 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.02% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.13 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% -6.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (23.39%) Finance
2 50 (22.94%) Business Analysis
3 44 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (17.89%) ITIL
5 38 (17.43%) Microsoft
6 35 (16.06%) MS Excel
7 33 (15.14%) Windows
7 33 (15.14%) Migration
8 32 (14.68%) SQL
9 30 (13.76%) MS Office
10 29 (13.30%) MS Visio
11 28 (12.84%) ISEB
12 26 (11.93%) Project Management
13 24 (11.01%) Windows 7
14 21 (9.63%) Translating Business Requirements
14 21 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (9.63%) Service Management
14 21 (9.63%) ISTQB
15 20 (9.17%) Software Engineering
15 20 (9.17%) Degree
15 20 (9.17%) Validation
16 19 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (7.80%) ITSM
17 17 (7.80%) Banking
18 16 (7.34%) Analytics
19 15 (6.88%) Software Testing
19 15 (6.88%) NHS
19 15 (6.88%) Active Directory
19 15 (6.88%) Windows XP
19 15 (6.88%) SQL Server

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (2.75%) SAS
2 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.38%) Apache
3 3 (1.38%) JBoss
4 2 (0.92%) IIS
4 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (16.06%) MS Excel
2 30 (13.76%) MS Office
3 29 (13.30%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.59%) MS Project
5 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.29%) HTTP
1 5 (2.29%) VoIP
2 4 (1.83%) LAN
2 4 (1.83%) WAN
3 3 (1.38%) DNS
3 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.92%) SAN
4 2 (0.92%) Wireless
4 2 (0.92%) WLAN
5 1 (0.46%) ADSL
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.46%) Internet
5 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.46%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.46%) MS Access
5 1 (0.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.46%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.67%) Cucumber
1 8 (3.67%) Selenium
2 6 (2.75%) HP UFT
2 6 (2.75%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.83%) JBehave
5 3 (1.38%) JIRA
5 3 (1.38%) Maven
5 3 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.92%) JMeter
6 2 (0.92%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.92%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.46%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.46%) QAComplete
7 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.46%) Subversion
7 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (23.39%) Finance
2 17 (7.80%) Banking
3 5 (2.29%) Retail
4 4 (1.83%) Marketing
5 2 (0.92%) Advertising
5 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Local Government
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.42%) XML
2 10 (4.59%) HTML
3 8 (3.67%) .NET
4 6 (2.75%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.38%) J2EE
5 3 (1.38%) Middleware
6 1 (0.46%) Django
6 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.88%) NHS
3 14 (6.42%) Statistics
4 10 (4.59%) CMDB
4 10 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.75%) Social Media
6 3 (1.38%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.38%) Informatics
7 2 (0.92%) AS400
8 1 (0.46%) BBC
8 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.46%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.46%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.14%) Windows
2 24 (11.01%) Windows 7
3 15 (6.88%) Windows XP
4 11 (5.05%) Linux
5 7 (3.21%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.83%) Unix
6 4 (1.83%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.94%) Business Analysis
2 44 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (17.89%) ITIL
4 33 (15.14%) Migration
5 26 (11.93%) Project Management
6 21 (9.63%) Service Management
6 21 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (9.63%) Translating Business Requirements
7 20 (9.17%) Software Engineering
7 20 (9.17%) Validation
8 17 (7.80%) ITSM
9 16 (7.34%) Analytics
10 15 (6.88%) PRINCE2
10 15 (6.88%) Software Testing
11 14 (6.42%) Scrum
12 13 (5.96%) Functional Testing
12 13 (5.96%) ITIL V3
12 13 (5.96%) Waterfall
13 11 (5.05%) Change Management
13 11 (5.05%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.68%) SQL
2 11 (5.05%) Java
3 3 (1.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.92%) BeanShell
4 2 (0.92%) C#
5 1 (0.46%) C++
5 1 (0.46%) Perl
5 1 (0.46%) RPG
5 1 (0.46%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (12.84%) ISEB
2 21 (9.63%) ISTQB
3 20 (9.17%) Degree
4 10 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (2.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.92%) CCNP
6 2 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.46%) CCA
7 1 (0.46%) CCNA
7 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.59%) HL7
1 10 (4.59%) QA
2 7 (3.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.29%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.92%) SDET
4 2 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.13%) SCCM
2 8 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.83%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (1.83%) WSUS
4 2 (0.92%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 38 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.05%) ServiceNow
3 10 (4.59%) comScore
4 9 (4.13%) Oracle
5 6 (2.75%) BMC
5 6 (2.75%) HP
5 6 (2.75%) Remedy
6 4 (1.83%) IBM
6 4 (1.83%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.83%) SAP
7 3 (1.38%) CA
7 3 (1.38%) Cisco
7 3 (1.38%) Facebook
7 3 (1.38%) Twitter
8 2 (0.92%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.92%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.92%) VMware
9 1 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.46%) Teradata
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