The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Technical Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Analyst
Wales / South Wales
Rank 42 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.87% 1.35% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.41% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Median daily rate £274 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £8.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £25.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +7.52%

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
442 495 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.88% 95.74% 97.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 357 356
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 30
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Technical Analyst in the job title.

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analyst across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 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 +12 4 £274 -8.66%
Technical Analyst
Wales

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) JCAPS
3 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (33.33%) NICE Systems
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) HL7
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
3 2 (33.33%) Fiorano
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) LAN

Technical 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 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) JCAPS
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Fiorano
1 2 (33.33%) Genesys
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
1 2 (33.33%) NICE Systems