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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 159 113 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.55% 22.65% 25.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.34% 23.40% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 75 65
Average daily rate £325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £183 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.10 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.29 £22.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £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
542 483 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 97.31% 96.79% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 340 232
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.12 £22.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 134 £325 -13.33% 28
Newport -2 12 £160 -55.24% 3
Bridgend +10 3 £350 - 4
Caerphilly +1 3 - -
Monmouthshire - 2 - -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 57 (21.92%) Business Analysis
2 51 (19.62%) Finance
3 49 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (18.46%) Windows
5 47 (18.08%) Microsoft
6 46 (17.69%) ITIL
7 39 (15.00%) SQL
8 38 (14.62%) MS Excel
9 35 (13.46%) Migration
9 35 (13.46%) MS Office
10 32 (12.31%) Windows 7
11 29 (11.15%) MS Visio
12 27 (10.38%) ISEB
12 27 (10.38%) Project Management
13 24 (9.23%) Active Directory
14 23 (8.85%) Service Management
14 23 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (8.85%) Translating Business Requirements
15 22 (8.46%) ITSM
15 22 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (8.46%) Validation
15 22 (8.46%) Scrum
16 21 (8.08%) Software Engineering
16 21 (8.08%) ISTQB
16 21 (8.08%) Degree
17 20 (7.69%) Security Cleared
17 20 (7.69%) Windows XP
18 19 (7.31%) SQL Server
19 18 (6.92%) Banking
20 17 (6.54%) NHS

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (2.31%) SAS
2 5 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.15%) Apache
3 3 (1.15%) JBoss
4 2 (0.77%) IIS
4 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (14.62%) MS Excel
2 35 (13.46%) MS Office
3 29 (11.15%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.85%) MS Project
5 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.31%) LAN
1 6 (2.31%) WAN
2 5 (1.92%) VoIP
3 4 (1.54%) DNS
3 4 (1.54%) HTTP
3 4 (1.54%) SAN
4 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.77%) Firewall
5 2 (0.77%) Wireless
5 2 (0.77%) WLAN
6 1 (0.38%) ADSL
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.38%) DHCP
6 1 (0.38%) DMZ
6 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.38%) Internet
6 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.38%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.38%) MS Access
6 1 (0.38%) MySQL
6 1 (0.38%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.69%) Cucumber
1 7 (2.69%) Selenium
2 6 (2.31%) HP UFT
2 6 (2.31%) LoadRunner
3 5 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.54%) JBehave
5 3 (1.15%) Maven
5 3 (1.15%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.77%) JIRA
6 2 (0.77%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.77%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.77%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.38%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.38%) QAComplete
7 1 (0.38%) Subversion
7 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (19.62%) Finance
2 18 (6.92%) Banking
3 6 (2.31%) Retail
4 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.54%) Marketing
6 2 (0.77%) Advertising
6 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Local Government
7 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.38%) XML
2 10 (3.85%) HTML
3 9 (3.46%) .NET
4 6 (2.31%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.15%) J2EE
5 3 (1.15%) Middleware
6 1 (0.38%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.54%) NHS
3 15 (5.77%) Statistics
4 11 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.85%) CMDB
6 6 (2.31%) Social Media
7 5 (1.92%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.15%) Informatics
9 2 (0.77%) AS400
10 1 (0.38%) BBC
10 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.38%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.38%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.46%) Windows
2 32 (12.31%) Windows 7
3 20 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 10 (3.85%) Linux
5 7 (2.69%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.77%) Unix
7 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.38%) Android
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.92%) Business Analysis
2 49 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (17.69%) ITIL
4 35 (13.46%) Migration
5 27 (10.38%) Project Management
6 23 (8.85%) Service Management
6 23 (8.85%) Translating Business Requirements
7 22 (8.46%) ITSM
7 22 (8.46%) Scrum
7 22 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (8.46%) Validation
8 21 (8.08%) Software Engineering
9 16 (6.15%) Analytics
9 16 (6.15%) Functional Testing
9 16 (6.15%) PRINCE2
9 16 (6.15%) Software Testing
10 14 (5.38%) BPMN
10 14 (5.38%) Change Management
11 13 (5.00%) ITIL V3
11 13 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.00%) SQL
2 9 (3.46%) Java
3 4 (1.54%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.77%) C#
5 2 (0.77%) C++
5 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.77%) VB
5 2 (0.77%) VBA
6 1 (0.38%) Perl
6 1 (0.38%) RPG
6 1 (0.38%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 27 (10.38%) ISEB
2 21 (8.08%) Degree
2 21 (8.08%) ISTQB
3 20 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 15 (5.77%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.77%) CCNP
7 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.38%) CCA
8 1 (0.38%) CCNA
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MCITP
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.85%) HL7
1 10 (3.85%) QA
2 8 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.69%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.31%) SLA
5 2 (0.77%) SDET
System Software
1 24 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.15%) vSphere
4 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (3.85%) SCCM
2 8 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.54%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (1.54%) WSUS
4 2 (0.77%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 47 (18.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.62%) ServiceNow
3 10 (3.85%) comScore
4 9 (3.46%) Oracle
5 7 (2.69%) HP
6 6 (2.31%) BMC
6 6 (2.31%) Cisco
6 6 (2.31%) Remedy
7 5 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.92%) SAP
8 4 (1.54%) CA
8 4 (1.54%) IBM
8 4 (1.54%) VMware
9 3 (1.15%) Facebook
9 3 (1.15%) Twitter
10 2 (0.77%) Blue Coat
10 2 (0.77%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.77%) F5
10 2 (0.77%) PlateSpin
10 2 (0.77%) SolarWinds
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