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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 8 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 131 147 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.08% 20.68% 23.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.25% 22.34% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 94 68
Average daily rate
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£344 £363 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £136 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £10.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +49.67%
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
718 658 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.61% 92.55% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 406 229
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 25 24
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £27.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -7 76 £338 -6.89% 15
West Wales +6 11 £295 -21.33%
North Wales - 3 £273 -
Mid Wales - - - -
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Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 88 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (31.06%) Finance
3 74 (28.03%) Microsoft
4 70 (26.52%) Security Cleared
5 67 (25.38%) SC Cleared
6 52 (19.70%) SQL
7 46 (17.42%) CRM
8 43 (16.29%) ISEB
9 41 (15.53%) MS Excel
9 41 (15.53%) Windows
10 39 (14.77%) ITIL
11 37 (14.02%) Use Case
12 35 (13.26%) User Stories
13 34 (12.88%) SQL Server
14 33 (12.50%) MS Office
15 32 (12.12%) Business Analysis
16 24 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (9.09%) User Experience
16 24 (9.09%) Test Scripting
17 22 (8.33%) Marketing
17 22 (8.33%) PRINCE2
18 21 (7.95%) Java
19 20 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
19 20 (7.58%) Migration
20 19 (7.20%) User Acceptance Testing
20 19 (7.20%) Service Management
20 19 (7.20%) Time Management
20 19 (7.20%) Data Migration
20 19 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (6.82%) DV Cleared

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.17%) Confluence
3 10 (3.79%) SAS
3 10 (3.79%) IIS
4 9 (3.41%) Lync
5 3 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.38%) CICS
6 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 41 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 33 (12.50%) MS Office
3 9 (3.41%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.27%) MS Project
5 4 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.65%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.38%) Agresso
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.38%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.03%) Office 365
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.79%) Firewall
2 3 (1.14%) LAN
3 2 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.76%) VLAN
3 2 (0.76%) Network Security
3 2 (0.76%) DMZ
3 2 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.38%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.38%) WAN
4 1 (0.38%) FTP
4 1 (0.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.65%) MS Access
5 6 (2.27%) Firebird
6 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.14%) PerformancePoint
8 3 (1.14%) DB2
8 3 (1.14%) OLAP
9 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.76%) MySQL
9 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.38%) Siebel EIM
10 1 (0.38%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 16 (6.06%) JIRA
1 16 (6.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 16 (6.06%) Axure RP
2 13 (4.92%) Selenium
3 9 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.65%) WebDriver
5 6 (2.27%) JMeter
5 6 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.89%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.52%) TestDirector
8 3 (1.14%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.76%) TestNG
9 2 (0.76%) MSI
9 2 (0.76%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.76%) Maven
9 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.76%) CA Gen
10 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
General
1 82 (31.06%) Finance
2 22 (8.33%) Marketing
3 16 (6.06%) Banking
4 7 (2.65%) Retail
5 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.06%) .NET
2 15 (5.68%) XML
3 4 (1.52%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.52%) Web Services
4 3 (1.14%) MDX
5 2 (0.76%) SOAP
5 2 (0.76%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.38%) JSON
6 1 (0.38%) J2EE
6 1 (0.38%) REST
6 1 (0.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.09%) User Experience
2 19 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.17%) AS400
4 9 (3.41%) NHS
5 6 (2.27%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.89%) iSeries
7 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.14%) Open Source
8 3 (1.14%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.76%) Statistics
9 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.38%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.38%) EPoS
10 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.53%) Windows
2 11 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 10 (3.79%) UNIX
4 9 (3.41%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.52%) Linux
6 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.14%) OS/400
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) AIX
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.42%) CRM
3 39 (14.77%) ITIL
4 37 (14.02%) Use Case
5 35 (13.26%) User Stories
6 32 (12.12%) Business Analysis
7 24 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 24 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 20 (7.58%) Migration
10 19 (7.20%) Service Management
10 19 (7.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (7.20%) Time Management
10 19 (7.20%) Data Migration
11 17 (6.44%) Data Modelling
12 16 (6.06%) Project Management
12 16 (6.06%) System Testing
13 15 (5.68%) Incident Management
13 15 (5.68%) UML
14 12 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (19.70%) SQL
2 21 (7.95%) Java
3 9 (3.41%) VBA
4 6 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.89%) C#
5 5 (1.89%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 4 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.52%) COBOL
7 3 (1.14%) RPG
7 3 (1.14%) C
8 1 (0.38%) Jython
8 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (26.52%) Security Cleared
2 67 (25.38%) SC Cleared
3 43 (16.29%) ISEB
4 18 (6.82%) DV Cleared
5 17 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (6.06%) MCAD
6 16 (6.06%) MCSD
6 16 (6.06%) MCTS
6 16 (6.06%) MCPD
7 14 (5.30%) Degree
8 5 (1.89%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.14%) MCP
11 2 (0.76%) CCA
11 2 (0.76%) CBAP
12 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.38%) CCNA
12 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.06%) SLA
2 4 (1.52%) QA
3 3 (1.14%) GxP
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.76%) Nmap
2 2 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (28.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.55%) Oracle
3 11 (4.17%) Citrix
4 8 (3.03%) HP
4 8 (3.03%) IBM
5 7 (2.65%) Sage
6 5 (1.89%) Cisco
7 4 (1.52%) Progress
7 4 (1.52%) VMware
7 4 (1.52%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.52%) Casewise
8 3 (1.14%) LANDesk
8 3 (1.14%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.14%) CA
8 3 (1.14%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.14%) SAP
9 2 (0.76%) AppSense
10 1 (0.38%) NetApp
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.38%) Apple
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