The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 169 92 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.26% 22.28% 29.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.55% 24.15% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 60 80
Average daily rate
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£339 £330 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Average hourly rate £18.75 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.10 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £19.70 £15.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
592 381 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.48% 92.25% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 227 240
Average daily rate £352 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
Wales

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 +2 117 £350 +4.47% 23
Newport -3 21 £388 +1.97% 1
Bridgend 0 8 £450 +140.00%
Torfaen +2 5 £188 +78.57%
Caerphilly +2 1 - - 3
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 120 (40.13%) Finance
2 70 (23.41%) Banking
3 63 (21.07%) Microsoft
4 59 (19.73%) MS Office
5 57 (19.06%) Business Analysis
6 50 (16.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (15.72%) UML
8 40 (13.38%) SQL
9 39 (13.04%) MS Excel
10 36 (12.04%) Windows
11 33 (11.04%) ISEB
12 31 (10.37%) Project Management
13 27 (9.03%) Change Management
14 26 (8.70%) SharePoint
14 26 (8.70%) Test Scripting
15 25 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (8.36%) Migration
15 25 (8.36%) MS PowerPoint
16 24 (8.03%) .NET
17 23 (7.69%) SQL Server
17 23 (7.69%) Security Cleared
18 22 (7.36%) ITIL
19 21 (7.02%) Active Directory
19 21 (7.02%) Scrum
20 20 (6.69%) MS Visio
21 19 (6.35%) AS400
21 19 (6.35%) Degree
22 17 (5.69%) CRM
23 16 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
24 15 (5.02%) Validation

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.68%) Lync
3 7 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.67%) SAS
4 5 (1.67%) CMS
4 5 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.34%) IIS
5 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (19.73%) MS Office
2 39 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 25 (8.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (6.69%) MS Visio
5 14 (4.68%) MS Project
6 2 (0.67%) SPSS
7 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.34%) Agresso
3 2 (0.67%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.34%) SaaS
2 4 (1.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.67%) Internet
2 4 (1.34%) Firewall
3 3 (1.00%) Wireless
3 3 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.00%) Intranet
4 2 (0.67%) SAN
4 2 (0.67%) VoIP
5 1 (0.33%) WAN
5 1 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) PABX
5 1 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.67%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.00%) DB2
7 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.33%) MS Access
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.33%) CorVu
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 (3.68%) TestDirector
1 11 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (3.34%) Selenium
3 8 (2.68%) JIRA
3 8 (2.68%) WebDriver
4 7 (2.34%) LoadRunner
5 6 (2.01%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (2.01%) Bugzilla
6 5 (1.67%) Subversion
6 5 (1.67%) Maven
6 5 (1.67%) JMeter
6 5 (1.67%) TortoiseSVN
6 5 (1.67%) Ant
6 5 (1.67%) JUnit
6 5 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.67%) TestNG
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.33%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 120 (40.13%) Finance
2 70 (23.41%) Banking
3 6 (2.01%) Legal
4 4 (1.34%) Retail
5 3 (1.00%) Publishing
6 2 (0.67%) Billing
6 2 (0.67%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Local Government
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.03%) .NET
2 10 (3.34%) J2EE
3 5 (1.67%) XML
3 5 (1.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.00%) HTML
4 3 (1.00%) Web Services
5 1 (0.33%) OLE
5 1 (0.33%) WinForms
5 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.33%) CSS
5 1 (0.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.35%) AS400
2 12 (4.01%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.01%) Statistics
4 5 (1.67%) iSeries
4 5 (1.67%) Open Source
4 5 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.34%) GIS
6 3 (1.00%) PKI
6 3 (1.00%) Social Media
7 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.67%) Economics
8 1 (0.33%) NHS
8 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.33%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.33%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.04%) Windows
2 15 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (5.02%) Windows XP
3 12 (4.01%) Windows 7
4 11 (3.68%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.01%) UNIX
6 4 (1.34%) Linux
7 3 (1.00%) AIX
7 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.00%) OS/400
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.06%) Business Analysis
2 50 (16.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (15.72%) UML
4 31 (10.37%) Project Management
5 27 (9.03%) Change Management
6 26 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 25 (8.36%) Migration
7 25 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (7.36%) ITIL
9 21 (7.02%) Scrum
10 17 (5.69%) CRM
11 16 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (5.02%) Validation
13 13 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (4.01%) Kanban
14 12 (4.01%) Data Migration
15 11 (3.68%) BDD
15 11 (3.68%) OO
15 11 (3.68%) SOA
15 11 (3.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.38%) SQL
2 13 (4.35%) Java
3 9 (3.01%) C#
4 8 (2.68%) VBA
5 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.00%) Scala
5 3 (1.00%) COBOL
5 3 (1.00%) RPG
6 2 (0.67%) VB
6 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.33%) VBScript
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (11.04%) ISEB
2 23 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.35%) Degree
4 13 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.35%) CCA
5 12 (4.01%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.34%) GIAC
6 4 (1.34%) GCIA
6 4 (1.34%) GCFW
6 4 (1.34%) GCWN
6 4 (1.34%) CISSP
7 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.67%) PMP
7 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.67%) MAPM
7 2 (0.67%) IIBA
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.34%) QA
2 6 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.34%) SLA
4 2 (0.67%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.33%) XenApp
2 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (5.02%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.00%) SCCM
4 1 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 63 (21.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.68%) Oracle
3 9 (3.01%) Adobe
3 9 (3.01%) HP
4 8 (2.68%) SAP
5 7 (2.34%) IBM
6 5 (1.67%) Cisco
6 5 (1.67%) Teradata
6 5 (1.67%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.34%) Casewise
7 4 (1.34%) Citrix
7 4 (1.34%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.00%) Cognos
8 3 (1.00%) Juniper
8 3 (1.00%) Informatica
8 3 (1.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.00%) Trend Micro
8 3 (1.00%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.33%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.33%) Northgate
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