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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 127 158 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.16% 28.06% 24.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.84% 29.59% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 115 76
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£350 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £21.60 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.84 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.06% +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
640 534 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.53% 94.85% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 391 278
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 27
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £51.25 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 90 £350 - 30
Newport +2 22 £390 +0.64% 4
Bridgend -4 3 £250 -44.44% 4
Glamorgan - 3 - -
Caerphilly - 2 - -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 73 (33.18%) Finance
2 47 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (20.00%) SQL
4 37 (16.82%) Business Analysis
5 34 (15.45%) Scrum
6 31 (14.09%) Microsoft
7 28 (12.73%) ITIL
8 27 (12.27%) SQL Server
9 25 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (10.91%) Banking
10 24 (10.91%) Windows
10 24 (10.91%) Security Cleared
11 22 (10.00%) SC Cleared
12 21 (9.55%) .NET
12 21 (9.55%) Java
12 21 (9.55%) MS Office
13 20 (9.09%) Project Management
14 18 (8.18%) ISEB
14 18 (8.18%) Test Scripting
15 17 (7.73%) Migration
15 17 (7.73%) Selenium
15 17 (7.73%) MS Excel
16 16 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (5.91%) Linux
17 13 (5.91%) JMeter
18 12 (5.45%) Analytics
18 12 (5.45%) Data Migration
19 11 (5.00%) Performance Testing
19 11 (5.00%) Degree
19 11 (5.00%) Cucumber

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (3.64%) IIS
1 8 (3.64%) SAS
2 5 (2.27%) JBoss
3 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.45%) Apache
5 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.45%) Jetty
5 1 (0.45%) nginx
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (9.55%) MS Office
2 17 (7.73%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.18%) MS Project
4 6 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.27%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.91%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.45%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.45%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.82%) VoIP
2 3 (1.36%) HTTP
3 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.91%) Firewall
4 1 (0.45%) Network Security
4 1 (0.45%) PABX
4 1 (0.45%) Skype
4 1 (0.45%) VPN
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.73%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.36%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 3 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.91%) MS Access
8 2 (0.91%) Cognos Powerplay
8 2 (0.91%) DB2
8 2 (0.91%) DTS
8 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.91%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.91%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.91%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 2 (0.91%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 17 (7.73%) Selenium
2 13 (5.91%) JMeter
3 11 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (4.09%) WebDriver
5 6 (2.73%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.27%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.82%) Maven
8 3 (1.36%) JIRA
8 3 (1.36%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.36%) Rational Functional Tester
8 3 (1.36%) Subversion
8 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.91%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.91%) TestNG
9 2 (0.91%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.91%) Hudson
9 2 (0.91%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.45%) ERwin
10 1 (0.45%) JUnit
General
1 73 (33.18%) Finance
2 24 (10.91%) Banking
3 6 (2.73%) Retail
4 4 (1.82%) Retail Banking
4 4 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.91%) Legal
5 2 (0.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.55%) .NET
2 10 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.73%) XML
4 5 (2.27%) HTML
4 5 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.27%) WCF
4 5 (2.27%) Entity Framework
4 5 (2.27%) Web Services
5 4 (1.82%) SOAP
5 4 (1.82%) XML Messaging
6 2 (0.91%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.45%) FusionCharts
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.45%) CSS
7 1 (0.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.27%) Credit Risk
3 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.36%) AS400
3 3 (1.36%) iSeries
4 2 (0.91%) Data Extraction
4 2 (0.91%) User Experience
4 2 (0.91%) Replication
4 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.91%) NHS
4 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.45%) CMDB
5 1 (0.45%) iPad
5 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.91%) Windows
2 13 (5.91%) Linux
3 9 (4.09%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.64%) UNIX
5 7 (3.18%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.36%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.91%) OS/400
10 1 (0.45%) AIX
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.82%) Business Analysis
3 34 (15.45%) Scrum
4 28 (12.73%) ITIL
5 25 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (9.09%) Project Management
7 18 (8.18%) Test Scripting
8 17 (7.73%) Migration
9 12 (5.45%) Data Migration
9 12 (5.45%) Analytics
10 11 (5.00%) ITIL V3
10 11 (5.00%) Performance Testing
10 11 (5.00%) Service Management
10 11 (5.00%) UML
11 10 (4.55%) Use Case
12 9 (4.09%) Data Analysis
12 9 (4.09%) SDLC
13 8 (3.64%) Automation Testing
13 8 (3.64%) BDD
13 8 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.00%) SQL
2 21 (9.55%) Java
3 10 (4.55%) C#
4 6 (2.73%) T-SQL
4 6 (2.73%) VB.NET
4 6 (2.73%) VBA
5 5 (2.27%) VB
6 4 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.36%) Ruby
7 3 (1.36%) BeanShell
8 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.91%) Jython
8 2 (0.91%) C++
8 2 (0.91%) COBOL
8 2 (0.91%) RPG
9 1 (0.45%) C
9 1 (0.45%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 24 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.18%) ISEB
4 11 (5.00%) Degree
5 5 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.91%) CCNA
7 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.91%) CIMA
7 2 (0.91%) CCAB
8 1 (0.45%) GCIA
8 1 (0.45%) MCITP
8 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) QA
3 2 (0.91%) HL7
3 2 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) Puppet
2 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.00%) Oracle
3 4 (1.82%) Cognos
3 4 (1.82%) HP
3 4 (1.82%) Citrix
4 3 (1.36%) Cisco
4 3 (1.36%) VMware
4 3 (1.36%) Teradata
5 2 (0.91%) Informatica
5 2 (0.91%) Sage
5 2 (0.91%) Remedy
5 2 (0.91%) IBM
5 2 (0.91%) BMC
6 1 (0.45%) CA
6 1 (0.45%) Intel
6 1 (0.45%) OpenText
6 1 (0.45%) Casewise
6 1 (0.45%) Capita
6 1 (0.45%) ServiceNow
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