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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 11 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 87 146 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.76% 23.03% 25.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.58% 24.58% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 100 56
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£331 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £150 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £20.00 £10.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +87.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
495 594 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.38% 93.69% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 372 191
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 22
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 56 £338 -10.00% 21
Newport -8 19 £338 -6.89% 3
Caerphilly -1 2 £160 -
Bridgend +3 1 £430 +22.85% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £400 -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 67 (34.90%) Finance
2 62 (32.29%) Microsoft
3 44 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (19.27%) SQL
5 33 (17.19%) MS Excel
6 32 (16.67%) Windows
7 31 (16.15%) MS Office
7 31 (16.15%) ITIL
8 30 (15.63%) SQL Server
9 27 (14.06%) SC Cleared
9 27 (14.06%) Security Cleared
10 25 (13.02%) CRM
11 24 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (11.98%) ISEB
13 21 (10.94%) .NET
14 20 (10.42%) Project Management
15 19 (9.90%) Banking
16 16 (8.33%) Migration
16 16 (8.33%) SLA
17 15 (7.81%) Java
17 15 (7.81%) Business Analysis
17 15 (7.81%) Test Scripting
17 15 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (7.29%) Data Migration
18 14 (7.29%) Degree
18 14 (7.29%) Active Directory
19 13 (6.77%) PRINCE2
19 13 (6.77%) Windows XP
19 13 (6.77%) XML
19 13 (6.77%) Marketing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (5.21%) SharePoint
1 10 (5.21%) IIS
2 8 (4.17%) SAS
3 5 (2.60%) Lync
4 4 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.52%) Confluence
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) CICS
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 31 (16.15%) MS Office
3 10 (5.21%) MS Project
4 9 (4.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.04%) Sage CRM
2 2 (1.04%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.52%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.52%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.13%) Office 365
2 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.65%) Firewall
2 2 (1.04%) VLAN
2 2 (1.04%) Internet
2 2 (1.04%) DMZ
2 2 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.04%) LAN
2 2 (1.04%) Network Security
3 1 (0.52%) PABX
3 1 (0.52%) Skype
3 1 (0.52%) VoIP
3 1 (0.52%) WAN
3 1 (0.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.60%) MS Access
5 4 (2.08%) DB2
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.04%) MySQL
8 1 (0.52%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.52%) Siebel EIM
8 1 (0.52%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 13 (6.77%) Selenium
2 7 (3.65%) WebDriver
3 6 (3.13%) JMeter
3 6 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.60%) SpecFlow
4 5 (2.60%) TestDirector
5 3 (1.56%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.04%) JIRA
6 2 (1.04%) Maven
6 2 (1.04%) MSI
6 2 (1.04%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.04%) TestNG
7 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.52%) Hudson
7 1 (0.52%) Gradle
7 1 (0.52%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.52%) JUnit
General
1 67 (34.90%) Finance
2 19 (9.90%) Banking
3 13 (6.77%) Marketing
4 6 (3.13%) Retail
5 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.04%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.94%) .NET
2 13 (6.77%) XML
3 10 (5.21%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.60%) Entity Framework
4 5 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.60%) WCF
5 3 (1.56%) SOAP
5 3 (1.56%) XML Messaging
6 2 (1.04%) Web Services
7 1 (0.52%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.52%) REST
7 1 (0.52%) CSS
7 1 (0.52%) J2EE
7 1 (0.52%) HTML
7 1 (0.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.69%) AS400
3 6 (3.13%) iSeries
4 5 (2.60%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.56%) Open Source
5 3 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.56%) NHS
6 2 (1.04%) User Experience
6 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.52%) iPad
7 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.67%) Windows
2 13 (6.77%) Windows XP
3 9 (4.69%) UNIX
4 8 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.08%) OS/400
7 3 (1.56%) Linux
8 2 (1.04%) AIX
9 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.15%) ITIL
3 25 (13.02%) CRM
4 24 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (10.42%) Project Management
6 16 (8.33%) Migration
7 15 (7.81%) Business Analysis
7 15 (7.81%) Test Scripting
8 14 (7.29%) Data Migration
9 13 (6.77%) PRINCE2
10 12 (6.25%) Validation
10 12 (6.25%) Scrum
10 12 (6.25%) Service Management
10 12 (6.25%) Time Management
11 10 (5.21%) Use Case
11 10 (5.21%) UML
11 10 (5.21%) ITIL V3
12 9 (4.69%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.17%) Regression Testing
13 8 (4.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.27%) SQL
2 15 (7.81%) Java
3 10 (5.21%) C#
4 6 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 5 (2.60%) VBA
5 5 (2.60%) COBOL
5 5 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.08%) RPG
7 3 (1.56%) C
8 2 (1.04%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.52%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) Jython
Qualifications
1 27 (14.06%) SC Cleared
1 27 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.98%) ISEB
3 14 (7.29%) Degree
4 11 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.21%) MCPD
5 10 (5.21%) MCTS
5 10 (5.21%) MCAD
5 10 (5.21%) MCSD
6 8 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.60%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.04%) CCA
9 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.04%) CCNA
10 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.52%) APMG
10 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.33%) SLA
2 5 (2.60%) QA
3 3 (1.56%) GxP
4 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.04%) Nmap
3 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.65%) Cisco
2 7 (3.65%) HP
2 7 (3.65%) Citrix
3 6 (3.13%) IBM
4 5 (2.60%) Casewise
5 4 (2.08%) VMware
5 4 (2.08%) Sage
5 4 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.56%) Oracle
6 3 (1.56%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.56%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.04%) AppSense
7 2 (1.04%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.04%) Progress
8 1 (0.52%) SAP
8 1 (0.52%) Cognos
8 1 (0.52%) Siebel
8 1 (0.52%) Intel
8 1 (0.52%) CA
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