The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 106 74 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.46% 14.83% 21.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.78% 15.32% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 53 83
Median daily rate £349 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £163 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £9.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £15.70 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
510 483 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.46% 96.79% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 346 337
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 24
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £33.70 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +2 80 £338 +3.84% 11
Newport +17 16 £375 +13.05% 3
Bridgend - 5 £300 - 6
Caerphilly 0 1 - -
Neath Port Talbot -2 1 £290 -27.50%
Analyst
Wales

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 56 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 48 (19.20%) Migration
4 47 (18.80%) Finance
5 46 (18.40%) ITIL
5 46 (18.40%) Business Analysis
6 45 (18.00%) Windows
7 44 (17.60%) SQL
8 41 (16.40%) MS Excel
9 33 (13.20%) MS Office
10 31 (12.40%) Project Management
11 28 (11.20%) Windows 7
12 27 (10.80%) Service Management
13 26 (10.40%) MS Visio
13 26 (10.40%) Security Cleared
14 24 (9.60%) Active Directory
15 23 (9.20%) ISEB
15 23 (9.20%) Translating Business Requirements
16 22 (8.80%) ITSM
17 21 (8.40%) Validation
18 20 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
19 19 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (7.60%) XML
19 19 (7.60%) SQL Server
19 19 (7.60%) ISTQB
20 18 (7.20%) Statistics
20 18 (7.20%) Software Engineering
20 18 (7.20%) PRINCE2
20 18 (7.20%) Windows XP
20 18 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.80%) JBoss
3 6 (2.40%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.00%) MQSeries
4 5 (2.00%) SAS
5 3 (1.20%) Apache
5 3 (1.20%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.80%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 41 (16.40%) MS Excel
2 33 (13.20%) MS Office
3 26 (10.40%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.40%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.80%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.40%) assyst
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.40%) Unica
4 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.40%) LAN
1 6 (2.40%) WAN
2 5 (2.00%) SAN
3 3 (1.20%) DNS
3 3 (1.20%) HTTP
3 3 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.80%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.40%) Wireless
5 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.60%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.20%) MS Access
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.80%) GIS
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.40%) Biml
8 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.00%) Selenium
1 10 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.20%) JIRA
3 6 (2.40%) HP UFT
3 6 (2.40%) JMeter
3 6 (2.40%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.60%) Burp Suite
4 4 (1.60%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.60%) DbUnit
4 4 (1.60%) JUnit
4 4 (1.60%) Rational Functional Tester
4 4 (1.60%) Spock
5 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.20%) Maven
5 3 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.20%) Subversion
6 2 (0.80%) QAComplete
6 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (18.80%) Finance
2 14 (5.60%) Banking
3 7 (2.80%) Retail
3 7 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.60%) Automotive
5 4 (1.60%) Marketing
6 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.80%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.60%) XML
2 14 (5.60%) HTML
3 12 (4.80%) .NET
4 5 (2.00%) SOAP
5 4 (1.60%) jQuery
5 4 (1.60%) JSTS
6 3 (1.20%) J2EE
6 3 (1.20%) Middleware
7 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.20%) Statistics
3 17 (6.80%) NHS
4 12 (4.80%) CMDB
5 11 (4.40%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.80%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.40%) Social Media
8 5 (2.00%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.60%) iPad
10 2 (0.80%) AS400
10 2 (0.80%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.80%) Informatics
10 2 (0.80%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.40%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.00%) Windows
2 28 (11.20%) Windows 7
3 18 (7.20%) Windows XP
4 7 (2.80%) Linux
4 7 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.60%) Unix
7 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.40%) Android
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.20%) Migration
3 46 (18.40%) Business Analysis
3 46 (18.40%) ITIL
4 31 (12.40%) Project Management
5 27 (10.80%) Service Management
6 23 (9.20%) Translating Business Requirements
7 22 (8.80%) ITSM
8 21 (8.40%) Validation
9 20 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 18 (7.20%) PRINCE2
10 18 (7.20%) Software Engineering
10 18 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (6.40%) Data Migration
12 15 (6.00%) ITIL V3
12 15 (6.00%) Scrum
12 15 (6.00%) Software Testing
13 14 (5.60%) Functional Testing
13 14 (5.60%) V-Model
14 13 (5.20%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (17.60%) SQL
2 9 (3.60%) Java
3 6 (2.40%) C
4 5 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.60%) VBA
6 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.80%) JCL
7 2 (0.80%) Korn
8 1 (0.40%) C#
8 1 (0.40%) C++
8 1 (0.40%) RPG
Qualifications
1 26 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.20%) ISEB
3 19 (7.60%) ISTQB
4 18 (7.20%) SC Cleared
5 14 (5.60%) Degree
6 8 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CCNA
9 1 (0.40%) CCNP
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (4.00%) HL7
3 8 (3.20%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.80%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (9.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.20%) vSphere
3 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (4.00%) SCCM
2 9 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.60%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (1.60%) WSUS
4 2 (0.80%) Control-M
Vendors
1 50 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.20%) Oracle
3 11 (4.40%) ServiceNow
4 10 (4.00%) comScore
4 10 (4.00%) SAP
5 8 (3.20%) HP
6 5 (2.00%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.00%) BMC
6 5 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.60%) Cisco
7 4 (1.60%) IBM
7 4 (1.60%) Remedy
8 3 (1.20%) Canon
8 3 (1.20%) Facebook
8 3 (1.20%) Lotus
8 3 (1.20%) Twitter
8 3 (1.20%) VMware
9 2 (0.80%) BT
9 2 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.80%) Xerox
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