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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 93 117 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.54% 31.71% 25.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.28% 32.50% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 96 45
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£342 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £191 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
383 360 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.96% 97.56% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 268 148
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.15 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 (40.43%) Finance
2 26 (18.44%) Microsoft
3 25 (17.73%) SQL
4 24 (17.02%) Banking
5 23 (16.31%) Business Analysis
6 21 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (14.18%) Windows
8 19 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
10 17 (12.06%) Project Management
11 15 (10.64%) ITIL
12 13 (9.22%) MS Office
12 13 (9.22%) ISEB
12 13 (9.22%) MS Excel
13 12 (8.51%) Migration
14 11 (7.80%) Performance Testing
15 9 (6.38%) Data Migration
15 9 (6.38%) MS Project
15 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (6.38%) SDLC
16 8 (5.67%) .NET
16 8 (5.67%) Service Management
16 8 (5.67%) Scrum
16 8 (5.67%) Test Scripting
16 8 (5.67%) ITIL V3
16 8 (5.67%) Analytics
17 7 (4.96%) SC Cleared
17 7 (4.96%) Security Cleared
17 7 (4.96%) Data Analysis
17 7 (4.96%) Oracle

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (4.96%) IIS
2 6 (4.26%) SAS
3 5 (3.55%) JBoss
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.71%) Confluence
5 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) MS Office
1 13 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.38%) MS Project
3 3 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.71%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.71%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) Firewall
2 1 (0.71%) PABX
2 1 (0.71%) Skype
2 1 (0.71%) LAN
2 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.42%) DB2
6 2 (1.42%) DTS
6 2 (1.42%) Star Schema
6 2 (1.42%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.42%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (1.42%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (1.42%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (1.42%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.42%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.71%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Selenium
2 5 (3.55%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.55%) JMeter
3 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.84%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.13%) Maven
5 2 (1.42%) Subversion
5 2 (1.42%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.71%) MSI
6 1 (0.71%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
General
1 57 (40.43%) Finance
2 24 (17.02%) Banking
3 6 (4.26%) Retail
3 6 (4.26%) Marketing
4 4 (2.84%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.67%) .NET
2 6 (4.26%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.55%) WCF
3 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.55%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.42%) XML
5 1 (0.71%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.71%) CSS
5 1 (0.71%) SOAP
5 1 (0.71%) Web Services
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.55%) Credit Risk
2 5 (3.55%) NHS
3 4 (2.84%) AS400
4 3 (2.13%) iSeries
5 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) CMDB
6 1 (0.71%) iPad
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) User Experience
6 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.71%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.18%) Windows
2 7 (4.96%) Linux
3 6 (4.26%) Windows XP
3 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.84%) UNIX
5 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.42%) OS/400
7 1 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.31%) Business Analysis
2 21 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (12.06%) Project Management
5 15 (10.64%) ITIL
6 12 (8.51%) Migration
7 11 (7.80%) Performance Testing
8 9 (6.38%) Data Migration
8 9 (6.38%) SDLC
9 8 (5.67%) ITIL V3
9 8 (5.67%) Analytics
9 8 (5.67%) Test Scripting
9 8 (5.67%) Service Management
9 8 (5.67%) Scrum
10 7 (4.96%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.26%) CRM
12 5 (3.55%) Change Management
12 5 (3.55%) Regression Testing
12 5 (3.55%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (3.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.73%) SQL
2 6 (4.26%) C#
2 6 (4.26%) Java
2 6 (4.26%) VB.NET
3 3 (2.13%) Ruby
4 2 (1.42%) VBA
4 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.42%) COBOL
4 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.42%) VB
4 2 (1.42%) RPG
5 1 (0.71%) C
5 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) ISEB
2 7 (4.96%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.26%) Degree
4 4 (2.84%) MCPD
4 4 (2.84%) MCAD
4 4 (2.84%) MCSD
4 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.84%) MCTS
5 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.42%) CCNA
5 2 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) APMG
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.96%) Oracle
3 6 (4.26%) Cisco
4 5 (3.55%) Citrix
5 4 (2.84%) VMware
5 4 (2.84%) Cognos
6 2 (1.42%) Teradata
6 2 (1.42%) HP
6 2 (1.42%) IBM
7 1 (0.71%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) Informatica
7 1 (0.71%) Sage
7 1 (0.71%) OpenText
7 1 (0.71%) Intel
7 1 (0.71%) AppSense
7 1 (0.71%) Casewise
7 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
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