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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 147 94 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.30% 23.44% 19.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.43% 25.47% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 57 52
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£339 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £258 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.44 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.40% +15.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
536 369 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.89% 92.02% 92.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 203 207
Average daily rate £350 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 26
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £12.50 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £19.17 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 25 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 November 2014. 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 -1 112 £325 -13.33% 26
Newport -15 13 £331 -15.06% 2
Caerphilly +1 3 £313 - 1
Bridgend -3 2 - - 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - - 2
Torfaen - - - - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 107 (34.29%) Finance
2 62 (19.87%) SQL
3 55 (17.63%) Microsoft
3 55 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (16.67%) MS Office
5 51 (16.35%) Banking
6 46 (14.74%) Business Analysis
7 40 (12.82%) MS Excel
8 37 (11.86%) ISEB
8 37 (11.86%) Windows
8 37 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (10.90%) ITIL
9 34 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (9.94%) Project Management
11 30 (9.62%) UML
12 28 (8.97%) Scrum
13 27 (8.65%) Change Management
14 26 (8.33%) Test Scripting
15 24 (7.69%) SharePoint
15 24 (7.69%) Security Cleared
16 23 (7.37%) MS PowerPoint
17 22 (7.05%) Analytics
18 21 (6.73%) Migration
18 21 (6.73%) CRM
19 19 (6.09%) SQL Server
19 19 (6.09%) AS400
19 19 (6.09%) HP Quality Center
20 18 (5.77%) Selenium
20 18 (5.77%) Kanban
20 18 (5.77%) JIRA

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 24 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.13%) SAS
3 11 (3.53%) Lync
4 8 (2.56%) IIS
5 4 (1.28%) CMS
5 4 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.32%) Mule
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 52 (16.67%) MS Office
2 40 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 23 (7.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (4.81%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.92%) MS Project
6 2 (0.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Agresso
1 3 (0.96%) SAP SRM
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.60%) Office 365
1 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.21%) Firewall
2 5 (1.60%) LAN
3 4 (1.28%) Network Security
4 3 (0.96%) WAN
5 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.64%) DSL
5 2 (0.64%) Internet
5 2 (0.64%) Wireless
5 2 (0.64%) MPLS
5 2 (0.64%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.32%) PABX
6 1 (0.32%) H.323
6 1 (0.32%) PBX
6 1 (0.32%) VoIP
6 1 (0.32%) ISDN
6 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.96%) MS Access
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.64%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.32%) DTS
9 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (5.77%) Selenium
1 18 (5.77%) JIRA
2 17 (5.45%) WebDriver
3 12 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.21%) Bugzilla
6 8 (2.56%) JMeter
6 8 (2.56%) Subversion
6 8 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (2.56%) TortoiseSVN
7 7 (2.24%) TestNG
7 7 (2.24%) Ant
7 7 (2.24%) JUnit
7 7 (2.24%) Maven
8 5 (1.60%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.64%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.32%) RubyMine
10 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 107 (34.29%) Finance
2 51 (16.35%) Banking
3 17 (5.45%) Retail
4 7 (2.24%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.28%) Legal
7 3 (0.96%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.96%) Marketing
8 2 (0.64%) Publishing
8 2 (0.64%) French Language
8 2 (0.64%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.45%) .NET
2 10 (3.21%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.60%) J2EE
4 3 (0.96%) XML
5 1 (0.32%) HTML
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.09%) AS400
3 16 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 8 (2.56%) Open Source
5 6 (1.92%) User Experience
6 5 (1.60%) SCADA
7 4 (1.28%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.96%) Social Media
8 3 (0.96%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.96%) Statistics
9 2 (0.64%) PKI
9 2 (0.64%) NHS
9 2 (0.64%) GIS
9 2 (0.64%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.64%) New Media
10 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.86%) Windows
2 13 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 12 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 11 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.60%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.28%) Linux
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (14.74%) Business Analysis
3 37 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (10.90%) ITIL
5 31 (9.94%) Project Management
6 30 (9.62%) UML
7 28 (8.97%) Scrum
8 27 (8.65%) Change Management
9 26 (8.33%) Test Scripting
10 22 (7.05%) Analytics
11 21 (6.73%) Migration
11 21 (6.73%) CRM
12 18 (5.77%) Kanban
13 17 (5.45%) Workflow
13 17 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (4.81%) Software Testing
14 15 (4.81%) Automation Testing
15 14 (4.49%) Test Planning
15 14 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 14 (4.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (19.87%) SQL
2 17 (5.45%) VBA
2 17 (5.45%) C#
3 16 (5.13%) Java
4 3 (0.96%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (11.86%) ISEB
2 24 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.53%) CCA
4 11 (3.53%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.92%) Degree
6 5 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.96%) MCP
8 2 (0.64%) GIAC
8 2 (0.64%) GCIA
8 2 (0.64%) GCFW
8 2 (0.64%) GCWN
8 2 (0.64%) CISSP
8 2 (0.64%) PMP
8 2 (0.64%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.64%) IIBA
8 2 (0.64%) CBAP
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.56%) QA
2 6 (1.92%) SLA
3 3 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.64%) XenApp
3 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (6.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.64%) SCCM
4 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 55 (17.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.81%) HP
3 10 (3.21%) Oracle
4 9 (2.88%) Citrix
5 7 (2.24%) Sage
6 5 (1.60%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.60%) Cisco
6 5 (1.60%) IBM
6 5 (1.60%) Cognos
6 5 (1.60%) SAP
6 5 (1.60%) Teradata
7 4 (1.28%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.96%) Progress
8 3 (0.96%) Adobe
8 3 (0.96%) Casewise
8 3 (0.96%) VMware
9 2 (0.64%) Sourcefire
9 2 (0.64%) Juniper
9 2 (0.64%) Trend Micro
9 2 (0.64%) ServiceNow
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