The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 56 34 49
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.49% 2.40% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 3.53% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
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£350 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £90 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £375 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.39% +4.28%
Data Analysis
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
424 283 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.81% 68.03% 74.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 155 197
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +38.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.15 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £190.00 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the South Wales region.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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 -8 7 £350 -1.75% 3
Newport - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Data Analysis
Wales

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (33.33%) ETL
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (28.57%) SAS
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (23.81%) Cognos
4 5 (23.81%) DTS
4 5 (23.81%) Business Objects
4 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (19.05%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 4 (19.05%) Cognos Report Studio
5 4 (19.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (19.05%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (19.05%) VB
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Cognos Powerplay
5 4 (19.05%) Star Schema
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Data Mart
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) GIS
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.76%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (23.81%) DTS
4 4 (19.05%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 4 (19.05%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (19.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Cognos Transformer
4 4 (19.05%) Cognos Powerplay
4 4 (19.05%) Star Schema
5 3 (14.29%) Data Mart
6 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
6 2 (9.52%) MySQL
6 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
General
1 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) XML
1 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
1 2 (9.52%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) GIS
2 2 (9.52%) New Media
2 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
2 2 (9.52%) Taxonomies
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) CCTV
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) ETL
2 5 (23.81%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Data Governance
5 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (9.52%) Web Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Marketing Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 4 (19.05%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Cognos
1 5 (23.81%) Business Objects
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) ESRI
4 1 (4.76%) SAP