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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 91 56 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.17% 23.83% 29.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.74% 25.11% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 40 38
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£363 £369 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £217 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £16.30 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £87.50 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
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
306 223 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.08% 94.89% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 155 125
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 18
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £190.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 84 (40.00%) Finance
2 46 (21.90%) Microsoft
3 38 (18.10%) MS Office
4 36 (17.14%) SQL
4 36 (17.14%) MS Excel
5 35 (16.67%) Banking
6 32 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (14.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (13.81%) ITIL
9 26 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (10.95%) ISEB
11 21 (10.00%) Analytics
12 20 (9.52%) Business Analysis
12 20 (9.52%) Project Management
12 20 (9.52%) Windows
12 20 (9.52%) UML
13 19 (9.05%) SQL Server
13 19 (9.05%) Incident Management
14 18 (8.57%) Retail
14 18 (8.57%) CRM
14 18 (8.57%) SAS
15 17 (8.10%) SharePoint
15 17 (8.10%) AS400
16 16 (7.62%) Workflow
17 15 (7.14%) Migration
18 14 (6.67%) Data Migration
18 14 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
19 13 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 13 (6.19%) Use Case
19 13 (6.19%) Service Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (8.57%) SAS
2 17 (8.10%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.81%) Lync
4 3 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.95%) IIS
5 2 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.48%) CICS
6 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.48%) Mule
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (18.10%) MS Office
2 36 (17.14%) MS Excel
3 13 (6.19%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.38%) MS Project
6 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) SAP SRM
1 3 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Agresso
2 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.29%) Office 365
2 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.81%) Firewall
2 6 (2.86%) Network Security
3 3 (1.43%) LAN
3 3 (1.43%) WAN
4 2 (0.95%) DMZ
4 2 (0.95%) DSL
4 2 (0.95%) Internet
4 2 (0.95%) MPLS
4 2 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.95%) VLAN
5 1 (0.48%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.90%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.43%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.95%) MySQL
8 2 (0.95%) DB2
8 2 (0.95%) MS Access
8 2 (0.95%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.48%) DTS
9 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.48%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 8 (3.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (2.86%) Selenium
3 5 (2.38%) JIRA
4 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.90%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.90%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.95%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.95%) JMeter
5 2 (0.95%) Maven
6 1 (0.48%) Subversion
6 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.48%) MSI
6 1 (0.48%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.48%) Ant
6 1 (0.48%) JUnit
6 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.48%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.48%) TestNG
6 1 (0.48%) RubyMine
General
1 84 (40.00%) Finance
2 35 (16.67%) Banking
3 18 (8.57%) Retail
4 7 (3.33%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.86%) Marketing
6 4 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.43%) Back Office
8 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.95%) French Language
8 2 (0.95%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.48%) Billing
9 1 (0.48%) Automotive
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.19%) XML
2 4 (1.90%) .NET
3 2 (0.95%) J2EE
4 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.48%) JSON
4 1 (0.48%) SOAP
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.10%) AS400
3 9 (4.29%) Credit Risk
4 8 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.38%) SCADA
6 3 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.43%) iSeries
7 2 (0.95%) New Media
7 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.95%) Open Source
7 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.48%) Social Network
8 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.48%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.48%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.48%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.48%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.52%) Windows
2 8 (3.81%) Windows XP
3 6 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.43%) UNIX
6 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.95%) OS/400
7 2 (0.95%) Linux
8 1 (0.48%) AIX
8 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (14.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (13.81%) ITIL
4 21 (10.00%) Analytics
5 20 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 20 (9.52%) Project Management
5 20 (9.52%) UML
6 19 (9.05%) Incident Management
7 18 (8.57%) CRM
8 16 (7.62%) Workflow
9 15 (7.14%) Migration
10 14 (6.67%) Data Migration
11 13 (6.19%) Use Case
11 13 (6.19%) Service Management
12 12 (5.71%) PRINCE2
12 12 (5.71%) Change Management
13 11 (5.24%) Validation
13 11 (5.24%) Scrum
13 11 (5.24%) Data Modelling
13 11 (5.24%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.14%) SQL
2 9 (4.29%) Java
3 6 (2.86%) VBA
4 4 (1.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 3 (1.43%) COBOL
6 2 (0.95%) RPG
6 2 (0.95%) C
6 2 (0.95%) C#
6 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.48%) Ruby
7 1 (0.48%) PHP
7 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (10.95%) ISEB
2 5 (2.38%) Degree
2 5 (2.38%) CCA
2 5 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.43%) MCTS
4 3 (1.43%) MCPD
4 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.43%) MCP
4 3 (1.43%) MCAD
4 3 (1.43%) MCSD
5 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.95%) CBAP
5 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.48%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.76%) QA
2 8 (3.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.95%) XenApp
2 2 (0.95%) Nmap
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (21.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.71%) HP
3 7 (3.33%) IBM
3 7 (3.33%) Oracle
4 6 (2.86%) Citrix
5 5 (2.38%) Casewise
5 5 (2.38%) Progress
6 4 (1.90%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.43%) LANDesk
7 3 (1.43%) Cognos
7 3 (1.43%) SAP
8 2 (0.95%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.48%) AppSense
9 1 (0.48%) VMware
9 1 (0.48%) NetApp
9 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.48%) Apple
9 1 (0.48%) Sage
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco
9 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
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