The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 61 142 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.32% 33.65% 25.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.30% 34.30% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 106 59
Median daily rate £302 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 4
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.75 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £18.05 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
316 414 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 94.89% 98.10% 97.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 313 219
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 12
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (30.16%) Finance
2 37 (29.37%) Business Analysis
3 25 (19.84%) Windows
4 23 (18.25%) Project Management
5 21 (16.67%) ISEB
6 20 (15.87%) NHS
6 20 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (15.08%) ITIL
8 18 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 17 (13.49%) Active Directory
10 15 (11.90%) MS Office
11 14 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 13 (10.32%) Information Security
13 12 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
14 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (8.73%) Management Information System
14 11 (8.73%) SQL
14 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
14 11 (8.73%) Citrix
14 11 (8.73%) Use Case
14 11 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 10 (7.94%) ISTQB
15 10 (7.94%) Change Management
16 9 (7.14%) Degree
16 9 (7.14%) Software Engineering
16 9 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
17 8 (6.35%) Test Strategy
17 8 (6.35%) WebSphere
17 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (6.35%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.76%) JCAPS
3 2 (1.59%) SAS
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.79%) Luigi
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Office
2 7 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.79%) Office 365
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) Firewall
2 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.38%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (2.38%) HTTP
3 3 (2.38%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.38%) IPsec
3 3 (2.38%) LAN
3 3 (2.38%) VPN
3 3 (2.38%) WAN
3 3 (2.38%) Wireless
3 3 (2.38%) WLAN
4 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.79%) GIS
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
4 1 (0.79%) OLAP
4 1 (0.79%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) JMeter
1 5 (3.97%) Selenium
2 4 (3.17%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.38%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.59%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.59%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (1.59%) The Grinder
4 2 (1.59%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) JUnit
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (30.16%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Banking
2 6 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.59%) Publishing
3 2 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) XML
2 6 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (4.76%) XSLT
3 2 (1.59%) J2EE
3 2 (1.59%) SOAP
3 2 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.87%) NHS
2 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.73%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.17%) Fintech
4 3 (2.38%) iPad
4 3 (2.38%) iPhone
4 3 (2.38%) PKI
5 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.84%) Windows
2 18 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.97%) Linux
4 2 (1.59%) AIX
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.79%) Unix
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.37%) Business Analysis
2 23 (18.25%) Project Management
3 20 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (15.08%) ITIL
5 14 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 13 (10.32%) Information Security
7 12 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
8 11 (8.73%) Use Case
8 11 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (7.94%) Change Management
10 9 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (6.35%) Data Mapping
11 8 (6.35%) Service Management
11 8 (6.35%) Test Strategy
12 7 (5.56%) Data Analysis
12 7 (5.56%) Integration Testing
12 7 (5.56%) ITIL V3
12 7 (5.56%) Migration
12 7 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.73%) SQL
2 5 (3.97%) C
3 4 (3.17%) Java
4 2 (1.59%) Groovy
4 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.79%) Python
5 1 (0.79%) R
5 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (16.67%) ISEB
2 10 (7.94%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.14%) Degree
4 6 (4.76%) CISSP
5 5 (3.97%) CISM
5 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.17%) CISA
7 3 (2.38%) CRISC
8 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.79%) GIAC
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.79%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.56%) QA
3 6 (4.76%) HL7
4 5 (3.97%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.38%) COBIT
6 1 (0.79%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.79%) GAMP
6 1 (0.79%) GxP
6 1 (0.79%) ISO13485
System Software
1 17 (13.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.38%) Nessus
2 3 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.79%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.79%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (8.73%) Citrix
2 8 (6.35%) Fiorano
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.56%) Cisco
4 6 (4.76%) IBM
4 6 (4.76%) InterSystems
5 5 (3.97%) Sage
6 3 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.38%) F5
6 3 (2.38%) Genesys
6 3 (2.38%) HP
6 3 (2.38%) NICE Systems
6 3 (2.38%) ScanSafe
6 3 (2.38%) Sourcefire
6 3 (2.38%) Splunk
6 3 (2.38%) Symantec
7 2 (1.59%) Clearswift
7 2 (1.59%) Kofax
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle
7 2 (1.59%) SAP
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