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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 87 120 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.33% 32.43% 25.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.71% 33.33% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 97 53
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £198 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
420 360 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.13% 97.30% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 277 186
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +26.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £132.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 August 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 August 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 59 (39.60%) Finance
2 29 (19.46%) Business Analysis
3 26 (17.45%) SQL
4 24 (16.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (16.11%) Banking
5 22 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (12.75%) ITIL
6 19 (12.75%) Microsoft
7 17 (11.41%) Windows
7 17 (11.41%) Project Management
8 16 (10.74%) MS Office
9 14 (9.40%) SQL Server
10 13 (8.72%) Migration
11 12 (8.05%) Scrum
11 12 (8.05%) ISEB
12 11 (7.38%) Oracle
12 11 (7.38%) Linux
12 11 (7.38%) MS Excel
12 11 (7.38%) Analytics
13 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (6.71%) Data Migration
14 9 (6.04%) Test Scripting
14 9 (6.04%) Performance Testing
14 9 (6.04%) SDLC
14 9 (6.04%) ITIL V3
14 9 (6.04%) Service Management
14 9 (6.04%) Java
14 9 (6.04%) SAS
15 8 (5.37%) .NET
15 8 (5.37%) UML

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (6.04%) SAS
2 7 (4.70%) IIS
3 5 (3.36%) JBoss
4 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (10.74%) MS Office
2 11 (7.38%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.70%) MS Project
4 3 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.67%) Sage 1000
1 1 (0.67%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.68%) VoIP
2 2 (1.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) Firewall
3 1 (0.67%) PABX
3 1 (0.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.34%) DB2
6 2 (1.34%) DTS
6 2 (1.34%) Star Schema
6 2 (1.34%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.34%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (1.34%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (1.34%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (1.34%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.34%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (0.67%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) JMeter
1 7 (4.70%) Selenium
2 6 (4.03%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.68%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.01%) Maven
4 3 (2.01%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.01%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.34%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.34%) Subversion
5 2 (1.34%) JIRA
6 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (39.60%) Finance
2 24 (16.11%) Banking
3 6 (4.03%) Retail
4 4 (2.68%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Marketing
5 2 (1.34%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.37%) .NET
2 6 (4.03%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.36%) WCF
3 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.36%) Entity Framework
4 3 (2.01%) HTML
4 3 (2.01%) Web Services
5 2 (1.34%) XML
6 1 (0.67%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.67%) CSS
6 1 (0.67%) SOAP
6 1 (0.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.36%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.01%) AS400
3 3 (2.01%) iSeries
4 2 (1.34%) NHS
4 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.67%) CMDB
5 1 (0.67%) iPad
5 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
5 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.41%) Windows
2 11 (7.38%) Linux
3 6 (4.03%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.36%) Windows XP
4 5 (3.36%) UNIX
4 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.01%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.34%) OS/400
8 1 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.46%) Business Analysis
2 24 (16.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (12.75%) ITIL
5 17 (11.41%) Project Management
6 13 (8.72%) Migration
7 12 (8.05%) Scrum
8 11 (7.38%) Analytics
9 10 (6.71%) Data Migration
10 9 (6.04%) Test Scripting
10 9 (6.04%) Performance Testing
10 9 (6.04%) ITIL V3
10 9 (6.04%) Service Management
10 9 (6.04%) SDLC
11 8 (5.37%) UML
12 7 (4.70%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.03%) Change Management
13 6 (4.03%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (3.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (3.36%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.45%) SQL
2 9 (6.04%) Java
3 6 (4.03%) C#
3 6 (4.03%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.01%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.01%) Ruby
4 3 (2.01%) BeanShell
5 2 (1.34%) RPG
5 2 (1.34%) COBOL
5 2 (1.34%) VBA
5 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.34%) VB
6 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.67%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 12 (8.05%) ISEB
2 7 (4.70%) Degree
3 4 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.34%) CCNA
4 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.67%) APMG
5 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.34%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (4.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.38%) Oracle
3 4 (2.68%) Cognos
3 4 (2.68%) Citrix
4 3 (2.01%) Cisco
4 3 (2.01%) VMware
4 3 (2.01%) Teradata
5 2 (1.34%) IBM
5 2 (1.34%) Informatica
6 1 (0.67%) Sage
6 1 (0.67%) OpenText
6 1 (0.67%) Casewise
6 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.67%) HP
6 1 (0.67%) Intel
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