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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 158 110 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.16% 23.91% 25.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.70% 25.58% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 76 64
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£350 £328 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £231 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £413 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.88 £14.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.47% -4.16%
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
532 430 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.83% 93.48% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 278 220
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 +2 120 £350 +2.94% 30
Newport -4 18 £388 -0.64% 1
Bridgend 0 7 £450 +113.01% 2
Torfaen -2 1 £188 +2.73% 2
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 109 (35.86%) Finance
2 63 (20.72%) Banking
3 57 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 55 (18.09%) MS Office
5 53 (17.43%) Business Analysis
6 41 (13.49%) UML
6 41 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (12.83%) SQL
7 39 (12.83%) MS Excel
8 30 (9.87%) Windows
8 30 (9.87%) ISEB
9 29 (9.54%) SharePoint
10 28 (9.21%) Scrum
10 28 (9.21%) Test Scripting
11 27 (8.88%) Migration
12 25 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (7.89%) ITIL
13 24 (7.89%) Change Management
14 23 (7.57%) Project Management
15 22 (7.24%) MS PowerPoint
16 21 (6.91%) MS Visio
17 20 (6.58%) .NET
17 20 (6.58%) SQL Server
18 19 (6.25%) Security Cleared
19 18 (5.92%) Validation
19 18 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (5.92%) Active Directory
20 17 (5.59%) AS400
21 16 (5.26%) QA
21 16 (5.26%) Data Warehouse

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 29 (9.54%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.62%) Lync
3 7 (2.30%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.97%) CMS
4 6 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.32%) SAS
7 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.66%) IIS
9 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.33%) Mule
Applications
1 55 (18.09%) MS Office
2 39 (12.83%) MS Excel
3 22 (7.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (6.91%) MS Visio
5 11 (3.62%) MS Project
6 2 (0.66%) SPSS
7 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.64%) Agresso
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.64%) Office 365
3 4 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.97%) Firewall
2 5 (1.64%) Internet
3 3 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.99%) Wireless
3 3 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.99%) Intranet
4 2 (0.66%) Network Security
4 2 (0.66%) SAN
4 2 (0.66%) LAN
4 2 (0.66%) VoIP
4 2 (0.66%) WAN
5 1 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) MPLS
5 1 (0.33%) DSL
5 1 (0.33%) PABX
5 1 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.64%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.33%) MS Access
9 1 (0.33%) DB2
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.33%) CorVu
9 1 (0.33%) DTS
9 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 11 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (3.29%) Selenium
3 8 (2.63%) WebDriver
3 8 (2.63%) TestDirector
3 8 (2.63%) JIRA
4 6 (1.97%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (1.97%) LoadRunner
4 6 (1.97%) JMeter
4 6 (1.97%) Bugzilla
5 5 (1.64%) Subversion
5 5 (1.64%) Maven
5 5 (1.64%) TortoiseSVN
5 5 (1.64%) TestNG
5 5 (1.64%) Ant
5 5 (1.64%) JUnit
5 5 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.33%) RubyMine
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 109 (35.86%) Finance
2 63 (20.72%) Banking
3 5 (1.64%) Retail
3 5 (1.64%) Legal
4 3 (0.99%) Publishing
4 3 (0.99%) General Ledger
4 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.66%) French Language
5 2 (0.66%) Italian Language
5 2 (0.66%) Back Office
5 2 (0.66%) Billing
5 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.33%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.33%) Local Government
6 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.58%) .NET
2 8 (2.63%) J2EE
3 5 (1.64%) XML
3 5 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.99%) HTML
4 3 (0.99%) Web Services
5 1 (0.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.59%) AS400
2 15 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.97%) Statistics
4 5 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.64%) GIS
4 5 (1.64%) Open Source
5 3 (0.99%) Social Media
5 3 (0.99%) PKI
5 3 (0.99%) iSeries
5 3 (0.99%) SCADA
6 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.66%) Economics
7 1 (0.33%) NHS
7 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.87%) Windows
2 15 (4.93%) Windows XP
3 14 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.95%) Windows 7
4 12 (3.95%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.32%) UNIX
5 4 (1.32%) Linux
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) OS/400
7 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.43%) Business Analysis
2 41 (13.49%) UML
2 41 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (9.21%) Scrum
3 28 (9.21%) Test Scripting
4 27 (8.88%) Migration
5 25 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (7.89%) Change Management
6 24 (7.89%) ITIL
7 23 (7.57%) Project Management
8 18 (5.92%) Validation
8 18 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (4.61%) CRM
10 13 (4.28%) Data Migration
11 12 (3.95%) Kanban
11 12 (3.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (3.95%) BDD
11 12 (3.95%) TDD
11 12 (3.95%) Automated Testing
11 12 (3.95%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.83%) SQL
2 13 (4.28%) Java
3 11 (3.62%) VBA
4 8 (2.63%) C#
5 3 (0.99%) Scala
6 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.33%) VBScript
7 1 (0.33%) COBOL
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.33%) RPG
7 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.33%) Ruby
7 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (9.87%) ISEB
2 19 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.93%) Degree
4 14 (4.61%) CCA
5 10 (3.29%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.96%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.32%) GIAC
7 4 (1.32%) GCIA
7 4 (1.32%) GCFW
7 4 (1.32%) GCWN
7 4 (1.32%) CISSP
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.66%) PMP
8 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.66%) MAPM
8 2 (0.66%) IIBA
9 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.33%) CEH
9 1 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.26%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.32%) SLA
4 2 (0.66%) P3O
System Software
1 18 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) XenApp
3 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.33%) vSphere
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.66%) SCCM
4 1 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 57 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.28%) Oracle
3 9 (2.96%) Adobe
4 7 (2.30%) HP
4 7 (2.30%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.97%) SAP
6 5 (1.64%) Cognos
6 5 (1.64%) Cisco
6 5 (1.64%) Teradata
6 5 (1.64%) Citrix
6 5 (1.64%) Casewise
7 4 (1.32%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.32%) IBM
8 3 (0.99%) Juniper
8 3 (0.99%) Informatica
8 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.99%) Trend Micro
8 3 (0.99%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.33%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.33%) Northgate
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