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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 112 59 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.73% 24.89% 25.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.84% 26.82% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 37 40
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£325 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £416 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.44 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.79% +15.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £13.98 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £14.89 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
341 220 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.60% 92.83% 91.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 130 130
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £221
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 18 17 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.97 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.74% +30.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.17 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 25 November 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 25 November 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 90 (37.82%) Finance
2 48 (20.17%) Banking
3 46 (19.33%) SQL
4 37 (15.55%) MS Office
4 37 (15.55%) Microsoft
5 36 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (14.71%) Business Analysis
7 33 (13.87%) MS Excel
8 31 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (12.18%) ISEB
10 28 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (11.34%) UML
11 27 (11.34%) Project Management
12 24 (10.08%) ITIL
13 21 (8.82%) Migration
14 20 (8.40%) Windows
14 20 (8.40%) MS PowerPoint
15 19 (7.98%) Analytics
16 17 (7.14%) Retail
16 17 (7.14%) SharePoint
16 17 (7.14%) Change Management
17 16 (6.72%) AS400
17 16 (6.72%) SAS
18 15 (6.30%) SQL Server
18 15 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (6.30%) Test Scripting
19 14 (5.88%) Scrum
19 14 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (5.88%) CRM
19 14 (5.88%) HP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 17 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.72%) SAS
3 10 (4.20%) Lync
4 4 (1.68%) CMS
4 4 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.42%) Mule
Applications
1 37 (15.55%) MS Office
2 33 (13.87%) MS Excel
3 20 (8.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (5.46%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.52%) MS Project
6 2 (0.84%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Agresso
1 3 (1.26%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.68%) Network Security
1 4 (1.68%) Firewall
1 4 (1.68%) LAN
2 3 (1.26%) WAN
3 2 (0.84%) MPLS
3 2 (0.84%) DSL
4 1 (0.42%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.42%) PABX
4 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.36%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.84%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.42%) DTS
8 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (2.10%) TestDirector
2 5 (2.10%) JIRA
3 4 (1.68%) Selenium
3 4 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.26%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.84%) JMeter
5 2 (0.84%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.42%) TestNG
6 1 (0.42%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.42%) RubyMine
6 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.42%) Ant
6 1 (0.42%) JUnit
6 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.42%) Subversion
6 1 (0.42%) Maven
General
1 90 (37.82%) Finance
2 48 (20.17%) Banking
3 17 (7.14%) Retail
4 7 (2.94%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.10%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.26%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.84%) French Language
7 2 (0.84%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.94%) .NET
2 5 (2.10%) J2EE
3 3 (1.26%) XML
4 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.42%) CSS
4 1 (0.42%) HTML
4 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.72%) AS400
3 10 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.36%) Credit Risk
5 6 (2.52%) User Experience
6 5 (2.10%) SCADA
7 4 (1.68%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.26%) Social Media
9 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.84%) GIS
9 2 (0.84%) New Media
10 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.42%) Open Source
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.42%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.40%) Windows
2 8 (3.36%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.94%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.84%) Linux
6 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (14.71%) Business Analysis
3 28 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (11.34%) UML
4 27 (11.34%) Project Management
5 24 (10.08%) ITIL
6 21 (8.82%) Migration
7 19 (7.98%) Analytics
8 17 (7.14%) Change Management
9 15 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (6.30%) Test Scripting
10 14 (5.88%) Scrum
10 14 (5.88%) CRM
10 14 (5.88%) Test Planning
11 13 (5.46%) Workflow
11 13 (5.46%) Incident Management
12 12 (5.04%) Use Case
12 12 (5.04%) Data Migration
12 12 (5.04%) Service Management
12 12 (5.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (19.33%) SQL
2 11 (4.62%) VBA
3 7 (2.94%) Java
4 3 (1.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 3 (1.26%) C#
5 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (12.18%) ISEB
2 8 (3.36%) CCA
3 5 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.10%) Degree
4 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.26%) MCP
4 3 (1.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.84%) PMP
5 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.84%) IIBA
5 2 (0.84%) CBAP
6 1 (0.42%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.36%) QA
2 4 (1.68%) SLA
3 3 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) XenApp
3 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (5.04%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.42%) Kibana
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.88%) HP
3 7 (2.94%) Oracle
4 5 (2.10%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.10%) Citrix
4 5 (2.10%) Teradata
5 3 (1.26%) Progress
5 3 (1.26%) IBM
5 3 (1.26%) Cognos
5 3 (1.26%) SAP
5 3 (1.26%) Casewise
6 2 (0.84%) Cisco
7 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.42%) NetApp
7 1 (0.42%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.42%) VMware
7 1 (0.42%) Sage
7 1 (0.42%) LANDesk
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