The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills 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 Analytics over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 49 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Analytics 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.46% 0.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +52.38%
Analytics
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
394 437 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.74% 75.87% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 266 144
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 6
Average hourly rate £18.90 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.25 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £26.25 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analytics across the South Wales region.

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Analytics
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 Analytics within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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 +15 9 £350 +133.33% 1
Newport - 3 £350 - 1
Analytics
Wales

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Analytics also 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 that cited Analytics.

1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 8 (26.67%) SAS
4 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (20.00%) Perl
4 6 (20.00%) MySQL
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) DevOps
4 6 (20.00%) Credit Risk
5 5 (16.67%) Ruby
5 5 (16.67%) Degree
5 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 5 (16.67%) CRM
5 5 (16.67%) Python
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.33%) MS Office
6 4 (13.33%) VBA
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (10.00%) Campaign Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (10.00%) Big Data
7 3 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (10.00%) Video Analytics
7 3 (10.00%) MapReduce

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Analytics also 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 that cited Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (26.67%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) Zope
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project
3 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Sage CRM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.00%) MySQL
3 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.00%) Big Data
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (3.33%) QlikView
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.33%) Hazelcast
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Microstrategy Developer
4 3 (10.00%) MI Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Research Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) QlikView Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (3.33%) Mason
2 1 (3.33%) Django
2 1 (3.33%) XMPP
2 1 (3.33%) Catalyst
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Statistics
5 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (20.00%) DevOps
2 5 (16.67%) CRM
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) Campaign Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (10.00%) Video Analytics
4 3 (10.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Marketing Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Customer Insight
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Perl
3 5 (16.67%) Ruby
3 5 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (13.33%) VBA
5 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) Groovy
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Citrix
2 3 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (10.00%) Sage
3 1 (3.33%) Zend
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Progress
3 1 (3.33%) Avaya