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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 37 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Analytics 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.19% 0.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £40.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-36.25% +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
330 378 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.21% 78.75% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 234 146
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 7
Average hourly rate £18.90 £35.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +159.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £15.85 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 +11 7 £350 -4.10% 2
Newport +1 1 - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Analytics
Wales

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (29.73%) MS Office
5 10 (27.03%) Project Management
6 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
6 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
8 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.22%) CRM
9 6 (16.22%) SAS
9 6 (16.22%) TDD
9 6 (16.22%) Workflow
10 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Scrum
10 5 (13.51%) VBA
10 5 (13.51%) AS400
10 5 (13.51%) HP
10 5 (13.51%) ISEB
10 5 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (10.81%) DevOps
11 4 (10.81%) MySQL
11 4 (10.81%) Perl
11 4 (10.81%) Linux
11 4 (10.81%) Banking
11 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.81%) Marketing

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (16.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) Zope
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Office
2 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.11%) MS Project
3 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP SRM
2 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) QlikView
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Data Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) MI Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Microstrategy Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.41%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) HTML5
1 2 (5.41%) CSS3
2 1 (2.70%) Catalyst
2 1 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) CPAN
2 1 (2.70%) XMPP
2 1 (2.70%) Django
2 1 (2.70%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) AS400
3 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
3 3 (8.11%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.41%) New Media
4 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.41%) Statistics
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Social Network
5 1 (2.70%) SCADA
5 1 (2.70%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.70%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Project Management
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.22%) Workflow
4 6 (16.22%) TDD
4 6 (16.22%) CRM
5 5 (13.51%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps
7 3 (8.11%) Campaign Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Customer Insight
7 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Web Analytics
7 3 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Change Management
8 2 (5.41%) Data Management
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.41%) Financial Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) VBA
3 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) Python
4 3 (8.11%) Ruby
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) ISEB
1 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (8.11%) Sage
4 2 (5.41%) Progress
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos
5 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.70%) Avaya
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) Zend
5 1 (2.70%) Tableau