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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 105 159 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.01% 24.61% 19.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.65% 25.65% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 112 44
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£342 £357 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.26% +6.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £18.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £13.75 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £25.00 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
563 620 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.57% 95.98% 92.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 410 207
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 23
Average hourly rate £13.70 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -1 80 £342 -8.80% 24
Newport -12 18 £350 -6.66% 2
Bridgend +1 2 £430 -4.44% 2
Caerphilly -1 1 - -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £400 - 1
Analyst
Wales

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 70 (36.46%) Finance
2 52 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 37 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (16.67%) SQL
5 29 (15.10%) Windows
5 29 (15.10%) SC Cleared
5 29 (15.10%) Security Cleared
6 28 (14.58%) SQL Server
7 27 (14.06%) ITIL
8 26 (13.54%) MS Office
9 25 (13.02%) Banking
10 24 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 22 (11.46%) Project Management
12 21 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (10.94%) Business Analysis
13 20 (10.42%) .NET
14 19 (9.90%) ISEB
15 16 (8.33%) SLA
15 16 (8.33%) Migration
15 16 (8.33%) Test Scripting
16 15 (7.81%) Degree
16 15 (7.81%) CRM
17 14 (7.29%) Java
18 13 (6.77%) Scrum
18 13 (6.77%) Data Migration
19 12 (6.25%) Time Management
19 12 (6.25%) Marketing
19 12 (6.25%) Selenium
19 12 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
19 12 (6.25%) Active Directory

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 9 (4.69%) IIS
2 8 (4.17%) SAS
3 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.56%) Lync
4 3 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.52%) CICS
5 1 (0.52%) Jetty
5 1 (0.52%) nginx
5 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (13.54%) MS Office
2 24 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.73%) MS Project
4 5 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.04%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.52%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.52%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.52%) VLAN
2 1 (0.52%) Network Security
2 1 (0.52%) PABX
2 1 (0.52%) Skype
2 1 (0.52%) LAN
2 1 (0.52%) VoIP
2 1 (0.52%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.52%) SSL
2 1 (0.52%) DMZ
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.08%) DB2
5 3 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.04%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.04%) MS Access
7 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.52%) Siebel EIM
7 1 (0.52%) Firebird
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.52%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 12 (6.25%) Selenium
2 9 (4.69%) JMeter
3 7 (3.65%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.60%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.08%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.08%) TestDirector
7 2 (1.04%) TestNG
7 2 (1.04%) MSI
7 2 (1.04%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.04%) Maven
7 2 (1.04%) JIRA
7 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.04%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.52%) Hudson
8 1 (0.52%) Gradle
8 1 (0.52%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.52%) JUnit
General
1 70 (36.46%) Finance
2 25 (13.02%) Banking
3 12 (6.25%) Marketing
4 7 (3.65%) Retail
5 4 (2.08%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.42%) .NET
2 10 (5.21%) .NET Framework
3 8 (4.17%) XML
4 5 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.60%) WCF
4 5 (2.60%) Entity Framework
5 3 (1.56%) XML Messaging
6 2 (1.04%) SOAP
6 2 (1.04%) Web Services
7 1 (0.52%) CSS
7 1 (0.52%) Servlets
7 1 (0.52%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.65%) AS400
3 6 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 6 (3.13%) iSeries
4 4 (2.08%) NHS
5 3 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.04%) User Experience
7 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.52%) iPad
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.10%) Windows
2 12 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 9 (4.69%) UNIX
4 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.13%) Linux
5 6 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.08%) OS/400
7 2 (1.04%) AIX
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.06%) ITIL
3 22 (11.46%) Project Management
4 21 (10.94%) Business Analysis
4 21 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (8.33%) Migration
5 16 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 15 (7.81%) CRM
7 13 (6.77%) Scrum
7 13 (6.77%) Data Migration
8 12 (6.25%) Time Management
9 11 (5.73%) Service Management
9 11 (5.73%) SDLC
10 10 (5.21%) Validation
11 9 (4.69%) Regression Testing
11 9 (4.69%) Performance Testing
11 9 (4.69%) ITIL V3
12 8 (4.17%) BDD
13 7 (3.65%) Data Analysis
13 7 (3.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.67%) SQL
2 14 (7.29%) Java
3 10 (5.21%) C#
4 6 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 5 (2.60%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.60%) COBOL
6 4 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.08%) RPG
6 4 (2.08%) VBA
7 2 (1.04%) C
7 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.52%) Jython
8 1 (0.52%) Ruby
8 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (15.10%) SC Cleared
1 29 (15.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.90%) ISEB
3 15 (7.81%) Degree
4 11 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.21%) MCTS
5 10 (5.21%) MCAD
5 10 (5.21%) MCSD
5 10 (5.21%) MCPD
6 8 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.13%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.04%) CCNA
8 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.52%) APMG
9 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (1.56%) GxP
3 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.52%) Puppet
2 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.52%) Nmap
Vendors
1 52 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.65%) Citrix
3 6 (3.13%) HP
3 6 (3.13%) Cisco
4 4 (2.08%) IBM
4 4 (2.08%) Oracle
4 4 (2.08%) VMware
5 3 (1.56%) Casewise
6 2 (1.04%) AppSense
6 2 (1.04%) Sage
6 2 (1.04%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.52%) Remedy
7 1 (0.52%) OpenText
7 1 (0.52%) BMC
7 1 (0.52%) CA
7 1 (0.52%) Capita
7 1 (0.52%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.52%) SAP
7 1 (0.52%) Cognos
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