The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 39 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.53% 0.81% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.86% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£365 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £340 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £340 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-43.33% +76.47%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
385 232 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.96% 93.55% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 145 119
Average daily rate £350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -0.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Senior Analyst
South Wales

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Analyst in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Senior Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Senior Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) V-Model
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) CCA
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (12.50%) MSI

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
1 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
1 1 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) V-Model
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (12.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) AppSense
1 1 (12.50%) Teradata