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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 125 61 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.89% 22.18% 30.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.78% 23.64% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 48 46
Average daily rate
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£365 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £234 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
370 258 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.37% 93.82% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 184 113
Average daily rate £350 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £223 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.75 £13.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.90 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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 23 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 95 (41.30%) Finance
2 63 (27.39%) Banking
3 44 (19.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (16.52%) Business Analysis
5 37 (16.09%) Microsoft
6 36 (15.65%) SQL
7 34 (14.78%) UML
8 31 (13.48%) MS Office
9 29 (12.61%) MS Excel
10 28 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (11.74%) Project Management
12 24 (10.43%) Migration
13 22 (9.57%) SharePoint
14 21 (9.13%) ISEB
14 21 (9.13%) Test Planning
15 20 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
16 19 (8.26%) Test Scripting
17 18 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
18 17 (7.39%) Change Management
18 17 (7.39%) SQL Server
19 16 (6.96%) MS Visio
19 16 (6.96%) Scrum
19 16 (6.96%) Validation
20 15 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
20 15 (6.52%) ITIL
20 15 (6.52%) QA
21 13 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 12 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 12 (5.22%) Data Migration

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.91%) SAS
2 9 (3.91%) Lync
3 5 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (2.17%) CMS
4 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.87%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.43%) Mule
Applications
1 31 (13.48%) MS Office
2 29 (12.61%) MS Excel
3 20 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (6.96%) MS Visio
5 12 (5.22%) MS Project
6 2 (0.87%) SPSS
7 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.30%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.61%) Office 365
3 2 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.74%) Firewall
1 4 (1.74%) Network Security
2 3 (1.30%) Intranet
3 2 (0.87%) LAN
4 1 (0.43%) VoIP
4 1 (0.43%) WAN
4 1 (0.43%) MPLS
4 1 (0.43%) DSL
4 1 (0.43%) PABX
4 1 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.48%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.43%) CorVu
8 1 (0.43%) DTS
8 1 (0.43%) DB2
8 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.91%) TestDirector
2 6 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (1.74%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.30%) Selenium
6 2 (0.87%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.87%) JMeter
7 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.43%) Maven
7 1 (0.43%) JIRA
7 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.43%) RubyMine
7 1 (0.43%) TestNG
7 1 (0.43%) Ant
7 1 (0.43%) JUnit
7 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.43%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 95 (41.30%) Finance
2 63 (27.39%) Banking
3 10 (4.35%) Retail
4 5 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.74%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.30%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.87%) French Language
7 2 (0.87%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.87%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.35%) .NET
2 8 (3.48%) J2EE
3 3 (1.30%) Web Services
3 3 (1.30%) XML
4 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.43%) HTML
4 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.22%) AS400
3 9 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.04%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.61%) User Experience
6 5 (2.17%) SCADA
7 4 (1.74%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.74%) GIS
8 3 (1.30%) Social Media
8 3 (1.30%) Statistics
9 2 (0.87%) iSeries
10 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.43%) Open Source
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.78%) Windows
2 6 (2.61%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.43%) OS/400
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.43%) AIX
5 1 (0.43%) Linux
5 1 (0.43%) UNIX
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (16.52%) Business Analysis
3 34 (14.78%) UML
4 28 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (11.74%) Project Management
6 24 (10.43%) Migration
7 21 (9.13%) Test Planning
8 19 (8.26%) Test Scripting
9 18 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (7.39%) Change Management
11 16 (6.96%) Validation
11 16 (6.96%) Scrum
12 15 (6.52%) ITIL
13 12 (5.22%) Data Migration
13 12 (5.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (4.35%) CRM
15 9 (3.91%) SOA
15 9 (3.91%) OO
15 9 (3.91%) Risk Management
15 9 (3.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.65%) SQL
2 10 (4.35%) VBA
3 5 (2.17%) Java
4 2 (0.87%) C#
4 2 (0.87%) Scala
5 1 (0.43%) COBOL
5 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.43%) RPG
5 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.43%) Ruby
5 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.13%) ISEB
2 10 (4.35%) Degree
3 9 (3.91%) CCA
4 2 (0.87%) PMP
4 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) IIBA
4 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.43%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.52%) QA
2 5 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 37 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.61%) Sitecore
3 5 (2.17%) Teradata
3 5 (2.17%) Casewise
3 5 (2.17%) Oracle
4 4 (1.74%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.74%) HP
5 3 (1.30%) Informatica
6 2 (0.87%) Citrix
6 2 (0.87%) Cognos
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco
7 1 (0.43%) IBM
7 1 (0.43%) SAP
7 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
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