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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Wales / South Wales
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 85 128 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.86% 25.30% 24.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.64% 26.39% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 88 84
Median daily rate £320 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £396 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 11
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% +6.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +7.82%

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
456 485 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.80% 95.85% 98.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 351 366
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 29
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 0 66 £320 +1.58% 3
Newport -12 9 £325 +21.30%
Bridgend -2 2 - - 2
Neath Port Talbot +2 1 £250 -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 59 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.96%) Business Analysis
3 47 (25.27%) Finance
4 31 (16.67%) Windows
5 24 (12.90%) Active Directory
6 23 (12.37%) ITIL
6 23 (12.37%) Project Management
7 21 (11.29%) ISEB
7 21 (11.29%) QA
7 21 (11.29%) Windows 7
8 20 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (10.22%) MS Office
9 19 (10.22%) Change Management
10 18 (9.68%) SQL
10 18 (9.68%) Microsoft
11 17 (9.14%) NHS
12 16 (8.60%) Selenium
12 16 (8.60%) Security Cleared
12 16 (8.60%) User Stories
13 15 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (7.53%) Scrum
14 14 (7.53%) PRINCE2
15 13 (6.99%) Management Information System
15 13 (6.99%) Translating Business Requirements
16 12 (6.45%) Use Case
16 12 (6.45%) MS Excel
17 11 (5.91%) XML
17 11 (5.91%) SQL Server
17 11 (5.91%) Publishing
17 11 (5.91%) Performance Testing

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 7 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (3.76%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.23%) JCAPS
3 2 (1.08%) Apache
3 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.08%) Confluence
3 2 (1.08%) SAS
4 1 (0.54%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.54%) Luigi
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (10.22%) MS Office
2 12 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.08%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Sage X3
2 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Office 365
1 2 (1.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) Firewall
2 4 (2.15%) Intranet
2 4 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.61%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (1.61%) HTTP
3 3 (1.61%) IP Telephony
3 3 (1.61%) IPsec
3 3 (1.61%) LAN
3 3 (1.61%) VPN
3 3 (1.61%) WAN
3 3 (1.61%) Wireless
3 3 (1.61%) WLAN
4 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.15%) WebFOCUS
5 3 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.08%) Big Data
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.54%) GIS
7 1 (0.54%) MySQL
7 1 (0.54%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.54%) QGIS
7 1 (0.54%) Spatial Data
7 1 (0.54%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (8.60%) Selenium
2 11 (5.91%) Cucumber
3 9 (4.84%) SpecFlow
4 7 (3.76%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.69%) JMeter
6 4 (2.15%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.61%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.61%) JIRA
7 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.08%) JUnit
8 2 (1.08%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (1.08%) The Grinder
8 2 (1.08%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.54%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.54%) MSTest
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (25.27%) Finance
2 11 (5.91%) Publishing
3 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.61%) Banking
4 3 (1.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.08%) Local Government
5 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.91%) XML
2 6 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (3.23%) SOAP
2 6 (3.23%) XSLT
3 4 (2.15%) .NET
4 2 (1.08%) J2EE
4 2 (1.08%) Web Services
5 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.54%) CSS
5 1 (0.54%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.54%) HTML
5 1 (0.54%) JSON
5 1 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.54%) REST
5 1 (0.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.14%) NHS
3 13 (6.99%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.76%) Statistics
5 4 (2.15%) Fintech
5 4 (2.15%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.61%) iPad
6 3 (1.61%) iPhone
6 3 (1.61%) PKI
7 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.54%) Informatics
8 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.54%) User Experience
8 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.67%) Windows
2 21 (11.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.15%) Linux
3 4 (2.15%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.15%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.54%) AIX
4 1 (0.54%) Unix
4 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.96%) Business Analysis
3 23 (12.37%) ITIL
3 23 (12.37%) Project Management
4 19 (10.22%) Change Management
5 16 (8.60%) User Stories
6 15 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (7.53%) PRINCE2
7 14 (7.53%) Scrum
8 13 (6.99%) Translating Business Requirements
9 12 (6.45%) Use Case
10 11 (5.91%) API Testing
10 11 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.91%) Performance Testing
10 11 (5.91%) Test Automation
11 10 (5.38%) BDD
11 10 (5.38%) BPMN
11 10 (5.38%) Information Security
11 10 (5.38%) TDD
12 9 (4.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.68%) SQL
2 6 (3.23%) C
2 6 (3.23%) Java
3 4 (2.15%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.08%) Groovy
4 2 (1.08%) Python
4 2 (1.08%) R
4 2 (1.08%) VBA
5 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.54%) C#
5 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.54%) Ruby
5 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (11.29%) ISEB
2 16 (8.60%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.76%) Degree
5 6 (3.23%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.61%) CISSP
7 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.54%) CISM
7 1 (0.54%) CLAS
7 1 (0.54%) GIAC
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.54%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.29%) QA
2 7 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.23%) HL7
4 2 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.54%) GAMP
5 1 (0.54%) GxP
System Software
1 24 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.61%) Nessus
1 3 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.54%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.54%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (0.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.38%) Citrix
3 8 (4.30%) Oracle
4 7 (3.76%) Cisco
4 7 (3.76%) Fiorano
5 6 (3.23%) IBM
5 6 (3.23%) InterSystems
6 5 (2.69%) Sage
7 4 (2.15%) SAP
8 3 (1.61%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.61%) F5
8 3 (1.61%) Genesys
8 3 (1.61%) HP
8 3 (1.61%) NICE Systems
8 3 (1.61%) ScanSafe
8 3 (1.61%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.61%) Splunk
8 3 (1.61%) Symantec
9 2 (1.08%) Siebel
10 1 (0.54%) Cognos
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago