The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 12 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 69 131 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.14% 22.74% 26.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.07% 24.44% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 87 62
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £135 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £12.88 £15.25 £10.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.57% +42.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Analyst
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
458 536 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 93.85% 93.06% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 320 196
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 19
Average hourly rate £12.45 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.21% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £25.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 46 £344 -7.09% 9
Newport -9 15 £325 -8.77% 2
Caerphilly -1 1 £160 -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 64 (32.82%) Finance
2 63 (32.31%) Microsoft
3 45 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (21.03%) SQL
5 37 (18.97%) Windows
5 37 (18.97%) CRM
6 35 (17.95%) MS Excel
7 32 (16.41%) ITIL
8 31 (15.90%) MS Office
9 27 (13.85%) SC Cleared
9 27 (13.85%) Security Cleared
10 25 (12.82%) SQL Server
11 24 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (11.79%) ISEB
13 19 (9.74%) Java
14 18 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (8.21%) Banking
15 16 (8.21%) Marketing
15 16 (8.21%) PRINCE2
15 16 (8.21%) SLA
16 15 (7.69%) UML
16 15 (7.69%) XML
16 15 (7.69%) .NET
16 15 (7.69%) Incident Management
16 15 (7.69%) Test Scripting
17 14 (7.18%) Service Management
18 13 (6.67%) Data Modelling
18 13 (6.67%) Time Management
18 13 (6.67%) Selenium
19 12 (6.15%) Analytics

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.62%) SAS
3 8 (4.10%) Lync
3 8 (4.10%) IIS
4 3 (1.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.51%) CICS
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.51%) Confluence
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 31 (15.90%) MS Office
3 9 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.08%) MS Project
5 4 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.59%) Sage CRM
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.59%) Office 365
2 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.59%) Firewall
2 3 (1.54%) LAN
3 2 (1.03%) VLAN
3 2 (1.03%) Network Security
3 2 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.03%) DMZ
4 1 (0.51%) WAN
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.59%) MS Access
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.54%) DB2
7 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.03%) MySQL
8 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.51%) Siebel EIM
8 1 (0.51%) Firebird
8 1 (0.51%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.51%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (6.67%) Selenium
2 7 (3.59%) WebDriver
3 6 (3.08%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.08%) JIRA
3 6 (3.08%) JMeter
4 5 (2.56%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.05%) TestDirector
6 3 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.03%) TestNG
7 2 (1.03%) Maven
7 2 (1.03%) MSI
7 2 (1.03%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.51%) JUnit
8 1 (0.51%) ERwin
8 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.51%) Subversion
8 1 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 64 (32.82%) Finance
2 16 (8.21%) Banking
2 16 (8.21%) Marketing
3 6 (3.08%) Retail
4 4 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.03%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.69%) XML
1 15 (7.69%) .NET
2 4 (2.05%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.03%) XML Messaging
3 2 (1.03%) SOAP
4 1 (0.51%) Web Services
4 1 (0.51%) J2EE
4 1 (0.51%) JSON
4 1 (0.51%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.64%) AS400
3 6 (3.08%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.56%) iSeries
5 3 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.54%) NHS
6 2 (1.03%) User Experience
6 2 (1.03%) Open Source
6 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.03%) Statistics
7 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.97%) Windows
2 10 (5.13%) Windows XP
3 9 (4.62%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.59%) UNIX
5 6 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.54%) Linux
7 3 (1.54%) OS/400
8 1 (0.51%) AIX
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.97%) CRM
3 32 (16.41%) ITIL
4 24 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (8.21%) PRINCE2
6 15 (7.69%) UML
6 15 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 15 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 14 (7.18%) Service Management
8 13 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 13 (6.67%) Time Management
9 12 (6.15%) Analytics
9 12 (6.15%) Data Migration
9 12 (6.15%) Migration
10 11 (5.64%) Validation
10 11 (5.64%) Scrum
10 11 (5.64%) Use Case
11 10 (5.13%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.13%) Project Management
12 9 (4.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.03%) SQL
2 19 (9.74%) Java
3 8 (4.10%) VBA
4 5 (2.56%) C#
4 5 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.05%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.05%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 4 (2.05%) COBOL
6 3 (1.54%) RPG
6 3 (1.54%) C
7 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.51%) PHP
7 1 (0.51%) Jython
7 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (13.85%) SC Cleared
1 27 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.79%) ISEB
3 12 (6.15%) Degree
4 11 (5.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.13%) MCTS
5 10 (5.13%) MCPD
5 10 (5.13%) MCAD
5 10 (5.13%) MCSD
6 8 (4.10%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.56%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.54%) MCP
10 2 (1.03%) CBAP
10 2 (1.03%) CCA
11 1 (0.51%) CCNA
11 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.21%) SLA
2 4 (2.05%) QA
3 3 (1.54%) GxP
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (5.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.03%) SCCM
2 2 (1.03%) Nmap
Vendors
1 63 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.64%) Citrix
3 10 (5.13%) Oracle
4 8 (4.10%) IBM
4 8 (4.10%) HP
5 7 (3.59%) Sage
6 5 (2.56%) Cisco
7 4 (2.05%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.05%) Casewise
7 4 (2.05%) Progress
8 3 (1.54%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.54%) VMware
8 3 (1.54%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.03%) AppSense
9 2 (1.03%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.03%) SAP
10 1 (0.51%) Cognos
10 1 (0.51%) Siebel
10 1 (0.51%) Intel
10 1 (0.51%) CA
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