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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 103 124 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.59% 25.67% 26.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.04% 27.19% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 79 54
Average daily rate
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£363 £365 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £204 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £415 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £14.55 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.75 £17.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
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
447 456 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 93.71% 94.41% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 268 180
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 20
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.31 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £105.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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
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 March 2015.

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 3 March 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 79 £375 - 24
Newport 0 8 £338 +3.84% 8
Bridgend -10 3 - - 2
Caerphilly - 3 - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 93 (36.90%) Finance
2 68 (26.98%) Microsoft
3 55 (21.83%) SQL
4 53 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (16.67%) MS Office
5 42 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 41 (16.27%) Windows
7 37 (14.68%) CRM
8 35 (13.89%) ISEB
9 34 (13.49%) ITIL
10 33 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (12.70%) Banking
12 28 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 26 (10.32%) Project Management
14 25 (9.92%) SC Cleared
14 25 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (9.52%) Analytics
16 23 (9.13%) SQL Server
16 23 (9.13%) Business Analysis
17 20 (7.94%) Workflow
17 20 (7.94%) UML
17 20 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
18 19 (7.54%) SharePoint
18 19 (7.54%) SAS
19 18 (7.14%) PRINCE2
19 18 (7.14%) AS400
20 17 (6.75%) Incident Management
20 17 (6.75%) Test Scripting
21 16 (6.35%) Software Testing
21 16 (6.35%) Marketing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 19 (7.54%) SharePoint
1 19 (7.54%) SAS
2 11 (4.37%) IIS
3 9 (3.57%) Lync
4 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) CICS
5 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 42 (16.67%) MS Office
1 42 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.78%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (4.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.19%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.17%) Office 365
2 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.16%) Firewall
2 4 (1.59%) Network Security
2 4 (1.59%) LAN
3 2 (0.79%) WAN
3 2 (0.79%) DMZ
3 2 (0.79%) Internet
3 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.79%) VLAN
4 1 (0.40%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.40%) ISDN
4 1 (0.40%) MPLS
4 1 (0.40%) DSL
4 1 (0.40%) H.323
4 1 (0.40%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.38%) MS Access
5 4 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.79%) DB2
7 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.79%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.79%) MySQL
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) Siebel EIM
8 1 (0.40%) Firebird
8 1 (0.40%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.40%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 16 (6.35%) Selenium
2 15 (5.95%) JIRA
3 14 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 12 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.97%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (2.78%) Bugzilla
8 6 (2.38%) Subversion
8 6 (2.38%) Maven
8 6 (2.38%) TortoiseSVN
9 5 (1.98%) JMeter
9 5 (1.98%) TestNG
9 5 (1.98%) Ant
9 5 (1.98%) JUnit
10 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.59%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.79%) MSI
11 2 (0.79%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
General
1 93 (36.90%) Finance
2 32 (12.70%) Banking
3 16 (6.35%) Retail
3 16 (6.35%) Marketing
4 7 (2.78%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.79%) Back Office
7 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.16%) XML
2 12 (4.76%) .NET
3 8 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.79%) J2EE
5 1 (0.40%) SOAP
5 1 (0.40%) Web Services
5 1 (0.40%) JSON
5 1 (0.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.14%) AS400
3 9 (3.57%) Credit Risk
4 7 (2.78%) Open Source
5 6 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.59%) NHS
8 3 (1.19%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.19%) iSeries
9 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.79%) Statistics
9 2 (0.79%) SCADA
9 2 (0.79%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.79%) New Media
10 1 (0.40%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.40%) Interactive TV
10 1 (0.40%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.40%) Social Network
10 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.27%) Windows
2 12 (4.76%) Windows XP
3 11 (4.37%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.98%) UNIX
6 4 (1.59%) Linux
6 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.79%) OS/400
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (14.68%) CRM
3 34 (13.49%) ITIL
4 33 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (10.32%) Project Management
6 24 (9.52%) Analytics
7 23 (9.13%) Business Analysis
8 20 (7.94%) UML
8 20 (7.94%) Workflow
9 18 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 17 (6.75%) Incident Management
10 17 (6.75%) Test Scripting
11 16 (6.35%) Software Testing
11 16 (6.35%) Scrum
12 15 (5.95%) Time Management
13 14 (5.56%) Migration
13 14 (5.56%) Service Management
14 13 (5.16%) Change Management
14 13 (5.16%) Automation Testing
14 13 (5.16%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (21.83%) SQL
2 14 (5.56%) Java
3 12 (4.76%) C#
4 9 (3.57%) VBA
5 4 (1.59%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 3 (1.19%) C
6 3 (1.19%) COBOL
6 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.79%) RPG
7 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (13.89%) ISEB
2 28 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 25 (9.92%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.37%) Degree
5 10 (3.97%) MCPD
5 10 (3.97%) MCTS
5 10 (3.97%) MCAD
5 10 (3.97%) MCSD
5 10 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.57%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.19%) MCP
10 3 (1.19%) CCA
11 2 (0.79%) VCP4
11 2 (0.79%) CBAP
12 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.35%) SLA
2 4 (1.59%) QA
3 3 (1.19%) GxP
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.79%) Nmap
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 68 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.56%) HP
3 11 (4.37%) Citrix
4 10 (3.97%) Oracle
5 8 (3.17%) Sage
6 7 (2.78%) IBM
7 6 (2.38%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.98%) Progress
8 5 (1.98%) Cisco
9 4 (1.59%) Casewise
9 4 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.59%) VMware
9 4 (1.59%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.59%) SAP
10 3 (1.19%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.79%) AppSense
12 1 (0.40%) Cognos
12 1 (0.40%) Siebel
12 1 (0.40%) Avaya
12 1 (0.40%) NetApp
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