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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 63 100 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.88% 24.21% 32.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.91% 25.13% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 76 43
Average daily rate
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£325 £364 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 £10.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +157.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
275 398 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.49% 96.37% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 275 110
Average daily rate £342 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.13 £17.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.38% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.98 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 61 (42.96%) Finance
2 38 (26.76%) Microsoft
3 25 (17.61%) MS Excel
4 24 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (16.20%) SQL
5 23 (16.20%) MS Office
5 23 (16.20%) Banking
6 22 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (15.49%) Windows
7 21 (14.79%) ITIL
8 20 (14.08%) SQL Server
9 17 (11.97%) ISEB
9 17 (11.97%) Project Management
10 16 (11.27%) Business Analysis
11 15 (10.56%) Migration
11 15 (10.56%) CRM
12 14 (9.86%) Data Migration
13 11 (7.75%) SLA
13 11 (7.75%) Degree
13 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (7.04%) SDLC
14 10 (7.04%) Marketing
14 10 (7.04%) MS Project
14 10 (7.04%) .NET
14 10 (7.04%) XML
14 10 (7.04%) UML
15 9 (6.34%) Validation
15 9 (6.34%) Service Management
15 9 (6.34%) AS400
15 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
1 8 (5.63%) SAS
2 7 (4.93%) IIS
3 4 (2.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.70%) CICS
4 1 (0.70%) Confluence
4 1 (0.70%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (17.61%) MS Excel
2 23 (16.20%) MS Office
3 10 (7.04%) MS Project
4 7 (4.93%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.70%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Office 365
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) Firewall
2 2 (1.41%) Network Security
2 2 (1.41%) VLAN
2 2 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.41%) Internet
2 2 (1.41%) DMZ
3 1 (0.70%) Skype
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
3 1 (0.70%) LAN
3 1 (0.70%) VoIP
3 1 (0.70%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.82%) DB2
4 3 (2.11%) MS Access
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.41%) MySQL
5 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.70%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) TestDirector
2 4 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.11%) Selenium
4 2 (1.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.41%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.41%) MSI
4 2 (1.41%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.70%) Maven
5 1 (0.70%) JIRA
5 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 61 (42.96%) Finance
2 23 (16.20%) Banking
3 10 (7.04%) Marketing
4 8 (5.63%) Retail
5 4 (2.82%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.04%) .NET
1 10 (7.04%) XML
2 6 (4.23%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.52%) Entity Framework
3 5 (3.52%) WCF
4 1 (0.70%) J2EE
4 1 (0.70%) HTML
4 1 (0.70%) CSS
4 1 (0.70%) SOAP
4 1 (0.70%) Web Services
4 1 (0.70%) JSON
4 1 (0.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.34%) AS400
3 6 (4.23%) iSeries
4 5 (3.52%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.11%) NHS
6 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.70%) User Experience
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.49%) Windows
2 8 (5.63%) Windows XP
3 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.23%) UNIX
4 4 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.82%) OS/400
5 3 (2.11%) Linux
6 2 (1.41%) AIX
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (14.79%) ITIL
4 17 (11.97%) Project Management
5 16 (11.27%) Business Analysis
6 15 (10.56%) Migration
6 15 (10.56%) CRM
7 14 (9.86%) Data Migration
8 10 (7.04%) SDLC
8 10 (7.04%) UML
9 9 (6.34%) Validation
9 9 (6.34%) Service Management
10 8 (5.63%) ITIL V3
10 8 (5.63%) Time Management
10 8 (5.63%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.63%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.93%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (4.93%) Test Planning
12 6 (4.23%) Analytics
12 6 (4.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.20%) SQL
2 6 (4.23%) VB.NET
2 6 (4.23%) C#
3 5 (3.52%) COBOL
4 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.82%) Java
4 4 (2.82%) RPG
5 3 (2.11%) C
6 2 (1.41%) VBA
7 1 (0.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (11.97%) ISEB
2 11 (7.75%) Degree
3 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.34%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.93%) MCAD
4 7 (4.93%) MCSD
4 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.93%) MCTS
4 7 (4.93%) MCPD
5 4 (2.82%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.41%) CCNA
6 2 (1.41%) CCA
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) APMG
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) SLA
2 4 (2.82%) QA
3 2 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.41%) Nmap
3 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.23%) Cisco
2 6 (4.23%) IBM
3 5 (3.52%) Casewise
4 4 (2.82%) Citrix
5 3 (2.11%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.11%) HP
5 3 (2.11%) VMware
6 2 (1.41%) LANDesk
6 2 (1.41%) AppSense
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle
6 2 (1.41%) Progress
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.70%) Apple
7 1 (0.70%) Sage
7 1 (0.70%) Intel
7 1 (0.70%) Cognos
7 1 (0.70%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.70%) SAP
7 1 (0.70%) OpenText
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