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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 51 91 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.56% 25.14% 35.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.52% 26.76% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 66 43
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£400 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £156 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £10.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +49.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
237 340 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.56% 93.92% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 232 106
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.50 £10.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £105.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 57 (41.30%) Finance
2 38 (27.54%) Microsoft
3 28 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (19.57%) MS Excel
5 24 (17.39%) MS Office
5 24 (17.39%) Windows
6 23 (16.67%) ITIL
6 23 (16.67%) CRM
7 22 (15.94%) SQL
8 21 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (12.32%) ISEB
10 16 (11.59%) SQL Server
10 16 (11.59%) Banking
11 15 (10.87%) UML
12 14 (10.14%) Incident Management
12 14 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (9.42%) XML
14 12 (8.70%) PRINCE2
14 12 (8.70%) Analytics
15 11 (7.97%) Service Management
15 11 (7.97%) Migration
15 11 (7.97%) AS400
15 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
15 11 (7.97%) SLA
15 11 (7.97%) Marketing
15 11 (7.97%) Data Migration
16 10 (7.25%) Business Analysis
16 10 (7.25%) Data Modelling
17 9 (6.52%) SAS
17 9 (6.52%) Degree

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.52%) SAS
3 4 (2.90%) Lync
4 3 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.72%) Confluence
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.72%) CICS
5 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 24 (17.39%) MS Office
3 7 (5.07%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.35%) MS Project
5 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Office 365
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) Firewall
2 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.45%) VLAN
2 2 (1.45%) Network Security
2 2 (1.45%) LAN
2 2 (1.45%) DMZ
2 2 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) WAN
3 1 (0.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.17%) DB2
3 3 (2.17%) MS Access
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.45%) MySQL
4 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.72%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) JIRA
2 4 (2.90%) TestDirector
2 4 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.17%) Selenium
3 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.45%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.45%) MSI
4 2 (1.45%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.72%) Maven
5 1 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
General
1 57 (41.30%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Banking
3 11 (7.97%) Marketing
4 6 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.42%) XML
2 4 (2.90%) .NET
3 1 (0.72%) J2EE
3 1 (0.72%) SOAP
3 1 (0.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.72%) JSON
3 1 (0.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.97%) AS400
3 6 (4.35%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.62%) iSeries
5 3 (2.17%) NHS
6 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.45%) New Media
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
7 1 (0.72%) Open Source
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.72%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.72%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.72%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.72%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.39%) Windows
2 6 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 5 (3.62%) UNIX
3 5 (3.62%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.17%) OS/400
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.17%) Linux
6 1 (0.72%) AIX
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (16.67%) ITIL
2 23 (16.67%) CRM
3 21 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (10.87%) UML
5 14 (10.14%) Incident Management
6 12 (8.70%) Analytics
6 12 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 11 (7.97%) Service Management
7 11 (7.97%) Migration
7 11 (7.97%) Data Migration
8 10 (7.25%) Business Analysis
8 10 (7.25%) Data Modelling
9 8 (5.80%) SOA
9 8 (5.80%) Use Case
9 8 (5.80%) User Stories
10 7 (5.07%) Time Management
10 7 (5.07%) ITIL V3
10 7 (5.07%) Project Management
10 7 (5.07%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.94%) SQL
2 8 (5.80%) Java
3 4 (2.90%) COBOL
3 4 (2.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.17%) RPG
4 3 (2.17%) C
5 1 (0.72%) C#
5 1 (0.72%) PHP
5 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (12.32%) ISEB
2 9 (6.52%) Degree
2 9 (6.52%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.07%) MCPD
3 7 (5.07%) MCAD
3 7 (5.07%) MCSD
3 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.07%) MCTS
4 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.17%) MCP
6 2 (1.45%) CBAP
6 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.45%) CCA
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.45%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.45%) Nmap
3 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.80%) IBM
3 7 (5.07%) Oracle
4 5 (3.62%) Cisco
4 5 (3.62%) HP
4 5 (3.62%) Citrix
5 4 (2.90%) Casewise
5 4 (2.90%) Progress
6 3 (2.17%) LANDesk
6 3 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.17%) VMware
7 2 (1.45%) AppSense
7 2 (1.45%) SAP
8 1 (0.72%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.72%) Intel
8 1 (0.72%) NetApp
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.72%) Apple
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