The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 8 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 132 180 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.31% 22.56% 17.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.30% 23.56% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 117 48
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£339 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £18.75 £12.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% +48.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £13.75 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.63 £25.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
810 764 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.97% 95.74% 90.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 475 259
Average daily rate £350 £375 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 30
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £21.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
South Wales -1 109 £342 -8.80% 26
West Wales +6 10 £306 -20.96% 1
Mid Wales - 4 £330 -
North Wales - 1 £100 - 2
Analyst
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Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 94 (34.56%) Finance
2 87 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (29.04%) Security Cleared
4 71 (26.10%) SC Cleared
5 67 (24.63%) Microsoft
6 50 (18.38%) Business Analysis
7 45 (16.54%) SQL
8 44 (16.18%) SQL Server
9 42 (15.44%) ISEB
10 33 (12.13%) ITIL
10 33 (12.13%) Windows
11 32 (11.76%) Use Case
12 31 (11.40%) User Stories
13 30 (11.03%) Project Management
14 29 (10.66%) MS Excel
15 28 (10.29%) MS Office
15 28 (10.29%) Migration
16 27 (9.93%) Banking
17 25 (9.19%) Test Scripting
18 24 (8.82%) User Experience
18 24 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
19 23 (8.46%) CRM
19 23 (8.46%) Data Migration
20 22 (8.09%) .NET
21 21 (7.72%) User Acceptance Testing
22 20 (7.35%) DV Cleared
22 20 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
23 18 (6.62%) Marketing
23 18 (6.62%) Degree
23 18 (6.62%) Time Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.04%) Confluence
2 9 (3.31%) SAS
3 8 (2.94%) IIS
3 8 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.10%) ArcSDE
5 3 (1.10%) JBoss
5 3 (1.10%) Lync
6 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.37%) CICS
Applications
1 29 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 28 (10.29%) MS Office
3 15 (5.51%) MS Project
4 5 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.74%) Agresso
3 1 (0.37%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.37%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.84%) Firewall
2 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.37%) VLAN
2 1 (0.37%) Network Security
2 1 (0.37%) PABX
2 1 (0.37%) Skype
2 1 (0.37%) LAN
2 1 (0.37%) VoIP
2 1 (0.37%) FTP
2 1 (0.37%) DMZ
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.21%) Firebird
6 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.47%) DB2
8 3 (1.10%) OLAP
8 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.10%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.74%) MS Access
10 1 (0.37%) Siebel EIM
10 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 16 (5.88%) Axure RP
2 12 (4.41%) JIRA
2 12 (4.41%) Selenium
3 11 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.31%) JMeter
5 8 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.57%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.21%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.84%) TestDirector
8 5 (1.84%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.74%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.74%) TestNG
9 2 (0.74%) MSI
9 2 (0.74%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.74%) Maven
10 1 (0.37%) JUnit
10 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.37%) ERwin
General
1 94 (34.56%) Finance
2 27 (9.93%) Banking
3 18 (6.62%) Marketing
4 8 (2.94%) Retail
5 4 (1.47%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.74%) Back Office
7 2 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.09%) .NET
2 10 (3.68%) XML
2 10 (3.68%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.84%) WCF
3 5 (1.84%) Entity Framework
3 5 (1.84%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.47%) Web Services
5 3 (1.10%) MDX
5 3 (1.10%) XML Messaging
6 2 (0.74%) SOAP
7 1 (0.37%) HTML
7 1 (0.37%) CSS
7 1 (0.37%) J2EE
7 1 (0.37%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.82%) User Experience
2 13 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.41%) NHS
4 7 (2.57%) AS400
4 7 (2.57%) GIS
5 6 (2.21%) Credit Risk
5 6 (2.21%) iSeries
6 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.37%) EPoS
9 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.37%) Replication
9 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.37%) CMDB
9 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.37%) iPad
9 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.13%) Windows
2 13 (4.78%) UNIX
3 12 (4.41%) Windows XP
4 9 (3.31%) Linux
5 7 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.21%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.47%) OS/400
8 2 (0.74%) AIX
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.38%) Business Analysis
3 33 (12.13%) ITIL
4 32 (11.76%) Use Case
5 31 (11.40%) User Stories
6 30 (11.03%) Project Management
7 28 (10.29%) Migration
8 25 (9.19%) Test Scripting
9 24 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (8.46%) CRM
10 23 (8.46%) Data Migration
11 21 (7.72%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (6.62%) Time Management
12 18 (6.62%) SDLC
13 17 (6.25%) System Testing
14 15 (5.51%) PRINCE2
14 15 (5.51%) Service Management
14 15 (5.51%) Scrum
15 14 (5.15%) Regression Testing
15 14 (5.15%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (16.54%) SQL
2 15 (5.51%) Java
3 10 (3.68%) C#
4 7 (2.57%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.21%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.84%) VBA
6 5 (1.84%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.84%) COBOL
7 4 (1.47%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.47%) RPG
8 3 (1.10%) C
9 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.37%) Jython
9 1 (0.37%) Ruby
9 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (29.04%) Security Cleared
2 71 (26.10%) SC Cleared
3 42 (15.44%) ISEB
4 20 (7.35%) DV Cleared
5 18 (6.62%) Degree
6 17 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (5.88%) MCAD
7 16 (5.88%) MCSD
7 16 (5.88%) MCPD
7 16 (5.88%) MCTS
8 9 (3.31%) ISTQB
9 7 (2.57%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.74%) CCNA
11 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.37%) CCA
12 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.37%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (1.10%) GxP
3 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) Nmap
Vendors
1 67 (24.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.57%) Citrix
3 6 (2.21%) HP
3 6 (2.21%) ESRI
3 6 (2.21%) Cisco
4 5 (1.84%) Oracle
5 4 (1.47%) IBM
5 4 (1.47%) VMware
6 3 (1.10%) Casewise
6 3 (1.10%) SAP
7 2 (0.74%) Sage
7 2 (0.74%) AppSense
7 2 (0.74%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.37%) Capita
8 1 (0.37%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.37%) Remedy
8 1 (0.37%) OpenText
8 1 (0.37%) Intel
8 1 (0.37%) BMC
8 1 (0.37%) CA
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