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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Wales / South Wales
Rank 4 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 73 169 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.75% 29.29% 20.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.26% 29.91% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 116 69
Median daily rate £290 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £402 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 6
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.75 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £47.29 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
512 565 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.42% 97.92% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 403 334
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 -2 61 £302 -7.07% 2
Bridgend -6 6 - - 3
Newport -16 1 - - 1
Analyst
Wales

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 47 (29.01%) Finance
1 47 (29.01%) Business Analysis
2 37 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (16.67%) Windows
4 24 (14.81%) Project Management
4 24 (14.81%) ISEB
5 20 (12.35%) NHS
5 20 (12.35%) ITIL
5 20 (12.35%) MS Office
6 19 (11.73%) Active Directory
6 19 (11.73%) Windows 7
7 18 (11.11%) Change Management
8 17 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (9.88%) Management Information System
9 16 (9.88%) PRINCE2
10 15 (9.26%) Microsoft
11 14 (8.64%) Security Cleared
12 13 (8.02%) Scrum
12 13 (8.02%) Information Security
12 13 (8.02%) SQL
12 13 (8.02%) Translating Business Requirements
13 12 (7.41%) XML
13 12 (7.41%) Use Case
14 11 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (6.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 11 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (6.79%) SQL Server
14 11 (6.79%) Citrix
15 10 (6.17%) ISTQB
15 10 (6.17%) QA

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 8 (4.94%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (4.94%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.70%) JCAPS
3 2 (1.23%) SAS
4 1 (0.62%) Apache
4 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.62%) Confluence
4 1 (0.62%) Luigi
4 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (12.35%) MS Office
2 8 (4.94%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.32%) Firewall
2 4 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.85%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (1.85%) HTTP
3 3 (1.85%) IP Telephony
3 3 (1.85%) IPsec
3 3 (1.85%) LAN
3 3 (1.85%) VPN
3 3 (1.85%) WAN
3 3 (1.85%) Wireless
3 3 (1.85%) WLAN
4 1 (0.62%) Intranet
4 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.62%) Big Data
5 1 (0.62%) GIS
5 1 (0.62%) MySQL
5 1 (0.62%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.62%) OLAP
5 1 (0.62%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.62%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.32%) SoapUI
2 6 (3.70%) Selenium
3 5 (3.09%) JMeter
4 4 (2.47%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.85%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.23%) JIRA
6 2 (1.23%) JUnit
6 2 (1.23%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (1.23%) The Grinder
6 2 (1.23%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.62%) Maven
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (29.01%) Finance
2 7 (4.32%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.70%) Banking
4 3 (1.85%) Publishing
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Local Government
6 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.41%) XML
2 6 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (3.70%) SOAP
2 6 (3.70%) XSLT
3 3 (1.85%) .NET
4 2 (1.23%) J2EE
4 2 (1.23%) Web Services
5 1 (0.62%) CSS
5 1 (0.62%) HTML
5 1 (0.62%) JSON
5 1 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.35%) NHS
2 17 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.88%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (2.47%) Fintech
6 3 (1.85%) iPad
6 3 (1.85%) iPhone
6 3 (1.85%) PKI
7 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.62%) CESG
8 1 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.62%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.67%) Windows
2 19 (11.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.09%) Linux
4 3 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.23%) AIX
5 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.62%) Unix
6 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.01%) Business Analysis
2 37 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.81%) Project Management
4 20 (12.35%) ITIL
5 18 (11.11%) Change Management
6 16 (9.88%) PRINCE2
7 13 (8.02%) Information Security
7 13 (8.02%) Scrum
7 13 (8.02%) Translating Business Requirements
8 12 (7.41%) Use Case
9 11 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.17%) BPMN
10 10 (6.17%) Data Mapping
11 9 (5.56%) Data Analysis
11 9 (5.56%) Data Protection
11 9 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (4.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.02%) SQL
2 6 (3.70%) C
3 5 (3.09%) Java
4 2 (1.23%) Groovy
4 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.62%) Python
5 1 (0.62%) R
5 1 (0.62%) Ruby
5 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (14.81%) ISEB
2 14 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.17%) ISTQB
4 9 (5.56%) Degree
4 9 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.32%) CISSP
6 5 (3.09%) CISM
7 4 (2.47%) CISA
8 3 (1.85%) CRISC
9 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.62%) CLAS
10 1 (0.62%) GIAC
10 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.62%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.17%) QA
3 6 (3.70%) HL7
4 5 (3.09%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.85%) COBIT
6 1 (0.62%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.62%) GAMP
6 1 (0.62%) GxP
6 1 (0.62%) ISO13485
System Software
1 19 (11.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.85%) Nessus
2 3 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.62%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.62%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (0.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.79%) Citrix
3 8 (4.94%) Fiorano
4 7 (4.32%) Cisco
5 6 (3.70%) IBM
5 6 (3.70%) InterSystems
6 5 (3.09%) Sage
7 4 (2.47%) HP
7 4 (2.47%) SAP
8 3 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.85%) F5
8 3 (1.85%) Genesys
8 3 (1.85%) NICE Systems
8 3 (1.85%) Oracle
8 3 (1.85%) ScanSafe
8 3 (1.85%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.85%) Splunk
8 3 (1.85%) Symantec
9 2 (1.23%) Clearswift
9 2 (1.23%) Kofax
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
X4 Group
Rate: £17 - 25 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago