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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 127 79 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.42% 27.34% 26.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.70% 29.04% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 55 43
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£325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £244 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.44 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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
366 272 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.32% 94.12% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 181 129
Average daily rate £348 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.97 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.74% +17.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.75 £12.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 94 (38.84%) Finance
2 61 (25.21%) Banking
3 46 (19.01%) SQL
4 43 (17.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (16.94%) Business Analysis
6 38 (15.70%) Microsoft
7 35 (14.46%) MS Office
8 30 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (11.57%) MS Excel
9 28 (11.57%) ISEB
9 28 (11.57%) Project Management
10 27 (11.16%) UML
11 26 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (10.33%) Migration
13 21 (8.68%) Change Management
13 21 (8.68%) SharePoint
13 21 (8.68%) MS PowerPoint
14 19 (7.85%) Test Planning
15 18 (7.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (7.44%) Test Scripting
16 17 (7.02%) ITIL
16 17 (7.02%) SQL Server
16 17 (7.02%) AS400
16 17 (7.02%) Scrum
16 17 (7.02%) Analytics
17 16 (6.61%) MS Visio
18 15 (6.20%) SAS
18 15 (6.20%) Validation
19 14 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (5.79%) Retail

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 21 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.20%) SAS
3 10 (4.13%) Lync
4 5 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (2.07%) CMS
5 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.65%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.41%) Mule
7 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 35 (14.46%) MS Office
2 28 (11.57%) MS Excel
3 21 (8.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (6.61%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.48%) MS Project
6 2 (0.83%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.24%) Agresso
3 2 (0.83%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.41%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.48%) Office 365
3 2 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.65%) Firewall
1 4 (1.65%) Network Security
2 3 (1.24%) LAN
3 2 (0.83%) WAN
3 2 (0.83%) Intranet
3 2 (0.83%) MPLS
3 2 (0.83%) DSL
4 1 (0.41%) VoIP
4 1 (0.41%) PABX
4 1 (0.41%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.31%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.83%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.41%) CorVu
7 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.41%) DTS
7 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.07%) TestDirector
4 4 (1.65%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.65%) Selenium
5 3 (1.24%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.83%) JMeter
7 1 (0.41%) Subversion
7 1 (0.41%) Maven
7 1 (0.41%) JIRA
7 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.41%) Ant
7 1 (0.41%) JUnit
7 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.41%) TestNG
7 1 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.41%) RubyMine
General
1 94 (38.84%) Finance
2 61 (25.21%) Banking
3 14 (5.79%) Retail
4 6 (2.48%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.07%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.24%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.83%) Back Office
7 2 (0.83%) French Language
7 2 (0.83%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.89%) .NET
2 5 (2.07%) J2EE
3 3 (1.24%) Web Services
3 3 (1.24%) XML
4 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.41%) CSS
4 1 (0.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.02%) AS400
3 10 (4.13%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.89%) Credit Risk
4 7 (2.89%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.48%) User Experience
6 5 (2.07%) SCADA
7 4 (1.65%) GIS
8 3 (1.24%) Statistics
8 3 (1.24%) Social Media
9 2 (0.83%) New Media
9 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.41%) Interactive TV
10 1 (0.41%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.41%) Social Network
10 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.41%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.96%) Windows
2 7 (2.89%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.07%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.83%) Linux
6 1 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 41 (16.94%) Business Analysis
3 30 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (11.57%) Project Management
5 27 (11.16%) UML
6 25 (10.33%) Migration
7 21 (8.68%) Change Management
8 19 (7.85%) Test Planning
9 18 (7.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (7.44%) Test Scripting
10 17 (7.02%) ITIL
10 17 (7.02%) Scrum
10 17 (7.02%) Analytics
11 15 (6.20%) Validation
12 13 (5.37%) Workflow
12 13 (5.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (4.96%) Data Migration
14 11 (4.55%) Risk Management
15 10 (4.13%) CRM
15 10 (4.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (19.01%) SQL
2 10 (4.13%) VBA
3 3 (1.24%) C#
3 3 (1.24%) Java
4 1 (0.41%) Ruby
4 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (11.57%) ISEB
2 8 (3.31%) CCA
3 7 (2.89%) Degree
4 5 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) IIBA
6 2 (0.83%) PMP
6 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.41%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.96%) QA
2 3 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.41%) SCCM
3 1 (0.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 38 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.96%) HP
3 6 (2.48%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.07%) Casewise
4 5 (2.07%) Teradata
5 3 (1.24%) Citrix
5 3 (1.24%) Cognos
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle
6 2 (0.83%) SAP
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco
7 1 (0.41%) Progress
7 1 (0.41%) Sage
7 1 (0.41%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow
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