The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 53 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 7 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.30% 1.45% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.56% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
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£406 £430 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% -4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £410 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £28.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-34.34% +36.90%
Senior Analyst
Wales

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
519 385 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.47% 93.22% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 203 222
Average daily rate £350 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 29
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Analyst in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Analyst across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Senior Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Senior Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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 -4 7 £406 -5.52% 3
Newport - - - - 1
Senior Analyst
Wales

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title.

1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 6 (24.00%) QA
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security Management
4 4 (16.00%) Security Management
4 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security
4 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (16.00%) SCADA
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security
4 4 (16.00%) ISMS
4 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (12.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
1 4 (16.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (16.00%) SCADA
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (16.00%) Security Management
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.00%) ISMS
3 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.00%) Line Management
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) CCA
2 1 (4.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos