The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 41 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.80% 1.05% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.29% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£333 £401 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.13% +10.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +50.00%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
305 309 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.41% 81.10% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 234 121
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £13.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £13.50 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analysis across the Cardiff region.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Cardiff region.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Data Analysis also 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 that cited Data Analysis.

1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (36.36%) DTS
2 4 (36.36%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Cognos
4 2 (18.18%) Cognos Powerplay
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
4 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) Data Mart
4 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (18.18%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Data Analysis also 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 that cited Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (36.36%) DTS
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) Data Mart
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos Powerplay
3 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
3 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) MI Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) MI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Database Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Change Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ETL
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cognos
2 1 (9.09%) SAP