The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 27 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 14 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.78% 2.15% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 2.25% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 4
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£375 £395 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -11.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +40.00%
Senior 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
360 267 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.30% 95.70% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 186 96
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 £196 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 7
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 £132.30 £18.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 7 (41.18%) Scrum
1 7 (41.18%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) CCA
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
3 2 (11.76%) Security Management
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) ISMS
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) V-Model
3 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) SCADA

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
1 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Scrum
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
2 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) ISMS
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) V-Model
3 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
3 2 (11.76%) Security Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCA
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) AppSense
2 1 (5.88%) Teradata
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