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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 127 67 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.51% 23.34% 26.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.47% 24.54% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 51 35
Average daily rate
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£345 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -6.45%
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
358 273 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.28% 95.12% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 189 99
Average daily rate £325 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 97 (43.30%) Finance
2 61 (27.23%) Banking
3 47 (20.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (17.86%) Business Analysis
5 37 (16.52%) UML
5 37 (16.52%) Microsoft
6 33 (14.73%) SQL
7 28 (12.50%) MS Office
8 26 (11.61%) MS Excel
9 25 (11.16%) Project Management
10 24 (10.71%) ISEB
10 24 (10.71%) Migration
11 20 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
11 20 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (8.93%) Test Scripting
12 19 (8.48%) SharePoint
13 18 (8.04%) Scrum
14 17 (7.59%) Change Management
15 16 (7.14%) Validation
16 15 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (6.70%) MS Visio
16 15 (6.70%) ITIL
17 14 (6.25%) Windows
18 13 (5.80%) CRM
18 13 (5.80%) AS400
18 13 (5.80%) QA
19 12 (5.36%) MS Project
20 11 (4.91%) SQL Server
20 11 (4.91%) VBA
20 11 (4.91%) Degree

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (8.48%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.02%) Lync
3 7 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.68%) CMS
4 6 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.89%) IIS
7 2 (0.89%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.45%) Mule
Applications
1 28 (12.50%) MS Office
2 26 (11.61%) MS Excel
3 20 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (6.70%) MS Visio
5 12 (5.36%) MS Project
6 2 (0.89%) SPSS
7 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.34%) Agresso
3 2 (0.89%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.79%) SaaS
2 4 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.34%) Intranet
2 2 (0.89%) LAN
2 2 (0.89%) WAN
2 2 (0.89%) Firewall
3 1 (0.45%) Network Security
3 1 (0.45%) PABX
3 1 (0.45%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.45%) FTP
3 1 (0.45%) SAN
3 1 (0.45%) VoIP
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) MPLS
3 1 (0.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.23%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.45%) DB2
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.45%) CorVu
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.02%) TestDirector
2 6 (2.68%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.89%) JIRA
5 2 (0.89%) Selenium
6 1 (0.45%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.45%) MSI
6 1 (0.45%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.45%) JMeter
6 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.45%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.45%) RubyMine
6 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (43.30%) Finance
2 61 (27.23%) Banking
3 5 (2.23%) Retail
4 3 (1.34%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.89%) Back Office
5 2 (0.89%) Billing
5 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.89%) French Language
5 2 (0.89%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.45%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.02%) .NET
1 9 (4.02%) J2EE
2 4 (1.79%) XML
3 3 (1.34%) Web Services
4 1 (0.45%) HTML
4 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.80%) AS400
2 5 (2.23%) GIS
3 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.79%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.34%) Social Media
4 3 (1.34%) iSeries
4 3 (1.34%) Statistics
5 1 (0.45%) SCADA
5 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.25%) Windows
2 8 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.79%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.45%) UNIX
7 1 (0.45%) OS/400
7 1 (0.45%) AIX
7 1 (0.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 40 (17.86%) Business Analysis
3 37 (16.52%) UML
4 25 (11.16%) Project Management
5 24 (10.71%) Migration
6 20 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (8.93%) Test Scripting
7 18 (8.04%) Scrum
8 17 (7.59%) Change Management
9 16 (7.14%) Validation
10 15 (6.70%) ITIL
11 13 (5.80%) CRM
12 10 (4.46%) Data Migration
12 10 (4.46%) Waterfall
13 9 (4.02%) SOA
13 9 (4.02%) OO
13 9 (4.02%) Document Management
13 9 (4.02%) Performance Testing
13 9 (4.02%) Automated Testing
14 8 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.73%) SQL
2 11 (4.91%) VBA
3 5 (2.23%) Java
4 3 (1.34%) Scala
5 1 (0.45%) VB
5 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.45%) RPG
5 1 (0.45%) C#
5 1 (0.45%) COBOL
5 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.45%) Ruby
5 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (10.71%) ISEB
2 11 (4.91%) Degree
3 9 (4.02%) CCA
4 4 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.89%) PMP
5 2 (0.89%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.89%) IIBA
6 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) MCSA
6 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.80%) QA
2 5 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.89%) XenApp
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.89%) SCCM
4 1 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 37 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.13%) Sitecore
3 5 (2.23%) Teradata
3 5 (2.23%) HP
3 5 (2.23%) Citrix
3 5 (2.23%) Oracle
4 4 (1.79%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.79%) Casewise
5 3 (1.34%) SAP
5 3 (1.34%) Informatica
6 1 (0.45%) AppSense
6 1 (0.45%) Cognos
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco
6 1 (0.45%) IBM
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