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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 186 134 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.35% 23.18% 22.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.80% 24.91% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 87 73
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£350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £223 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.00%
Analyst
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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
669 538 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.76% 93.08% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 334 269
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
South Wales +1 163 £350 +6.87% 44
West Wales +1 15 £420 +16.66% 4
North Wales -2 2 - - 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 118 (33.81%) Finance
2 65 (18.62%) Banking
3 60 (17.19%) Microsoft
4 58 (16.62%) Business Analysis
5 56 (16.05%) MS Office
6 49 (14.04%) UML
7 45 (12.89%) SQL
8 44 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 43 (12.32%) MS Excel
10 39 (11.17%) Scrum
11 35 (10.03%) ISEB
12 32 (9.17%) Security Cleared
13 31 (8.88%) Test Scripting
14 30 (8.60%) SharePoint
14 30 (8.60%) Windows
15 29 (8.31%) ITIL
15 29 (8.31%) Change Management
16 28 (8.02%) Migration
17 26 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (7.16%) User Acceptance Testing
19 24 (6.88%) .NET
19 24 (6.88%) Project Management
20 23 (6.59%) Oracle
20 23 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
21 22 (6.30%) SQL Server
21 22 (6.30%) MS Visio
22 21 (6.02%) Java
23 20 (5.73%) CRM
24 19 (5.44%) Active Directory
24 19 (5.44%) Validation

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 30 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.15%) Lync
3 7 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.72%) CMS
4 6 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.15%) SAS
7 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.57%) CICS
8 2 (0.57%) Mule
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.57%) Documentum
8 2 (0.57%) IIS
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 56 (16.05%) MS Office
2 43 (12.32%) MS Excel
3 23 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (6.30%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.44%) MS Project
6 2 (0.57%) SPSS
7 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.72%) Agresso
3 2 (0.57%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.57%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.43%) Office 365
3 4 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.01%) Firewall
2 5 (1.43%) Internet
3 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.86%) Wireless
3 3 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.86%) Network Security
3 3 (0.86%) Intranet
4 2 (0.57%) SAN
4 2 (0.57%) LAN
4 2 (0.57%) VoIP
4 2 (0.57%) WAN
5 1 (0.29%) FTP
5 1 (0.29%) MPLS
5 1 (0.29%) DSL
5 1 (0.29%) PABX
5 1 (0.29%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.43%) EDRMS
5 5 (1.43%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.86%) MS Access
8 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.57%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.57%) Adabas
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.29%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.29%) CorVu
9 1 (0.29%) DB2
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.29%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (4.30%) JIRA
2 14 (4.01%) Selenium
3 10 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.87%) WebDriver
4 9 (2.58%) TestDirector
5 8 (2.29%) JMeter
5 8 (2.29%) Bugzilla
6 6 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (1.72%) LoadRunner
6 6 (1.72%) Maven
7 5 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.43%) Ant
7 5 (1.43%) JUnit
7 5 (1.43%) Subversion
7 5 (1.43%) TortoiseSVN
7 5 (1.43%) TestNG
8 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.15%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.57%) Toad
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 118 (33.81%) Finance
2 65 (18.62%) Banking
3 6 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.43%) Retail
4 5 (1.43%) Legal
5 3 (0.86%) Billing
5 3 (0.86%) Publishing
5 3 (0.86%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.57%) French Language
6 2 (0.57%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
7 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.88%) .NET
2 10 (2.87%) J2EE
3 7 (2.01%) .NET Framework
4 6 (1.72%) XML
5 5 (1.43%) Web Services
6 3 (0.86%) HTML
6 3 (0.86%) SOAP
7 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.29%) CSS
8 1 (0.29%) JDBC
8 1 (0.29%) Spring
8 1 (0.29%) JSF
8 1 (0.29%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.29%) jQuery
8 1 (0.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.16%) AS400
2 16 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.01%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 6 (1.72%) Statistics
5 5 (1.43%) Open Source
5 5 (1.43%) GIS
6 4 (1.15%) SCADA
7 3 (0.86%) Social Media
7 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.86%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.86%) iSeries
7 3 (0.86%) PKI
8 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.57%) Economics
9 1 (0.29%) NHS
9 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.29%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.60%) Windows
2 15 (4.30%) Windows XP
3 14 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.44%) Windows 7
4 12 (3.44%) Windows 8
5 10 (2.87%) UNIX
6 5 (1.43%) Linux
7 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.86%) Android
9 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) OS/400
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.62%) Business Analysis
2 49 (14.04%) UML
3 44 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (11.17%) Scrum
5 31 (8.88%) Test Scripting
6 29 (8.31%) Change Management
6 29 (8.31%) ITIL
7 28 (8.02%) Migration
8 26 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (7.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (6.88%) Project Management
11 20 (5.73%) CRM
12 19 (5.44%) Validation
13 17 (4.87%) BDD
14 14 (4.01%) Kanban
14 14 (4.01%) Data Migration
15 13 (3.72%) Automation Testing
15 13 (3.72%) Use Case
15 13 (3.72%) TDD
15 13 (3.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (12.89%) SQL
2 21 (6.02%) Java
3 12 (3.44%) C#
4 11 (3.15%) VBA
5 5 (1.43%) Scala
5 5 (1.43%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.15%) VB
7 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.29%) VBScript
8 1 (0.29%) RPG
8 1 (0.29%) COBOL
8 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.29%) PHP
8 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.29%) Ruby
8 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (10.03%) ISEB
2 32 (9.17%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.30%) Degree
4 15 (4.30%) CCA
5 14 (4.01%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.15%) GIAC
6 4 (1.15%) GCIA
6 4 (1.15%) GCFW
6 4 (1.15%) GCWN
6 4 (1.15%) CISSP
7 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.57%) PMP
7 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.57%) MAPM
7 2 (0.57%) IIBA
7 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.16%) QA
2 6 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.15%) SLA
4 2 (0.57%) P3O
System Software
1 19 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) XenApp
3 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.29%) vSphere
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (3.44%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.57%) SCCM
4 1 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.29%) Kibana
Vendors
1 60 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.59%) Oracle
3 9 (2.58%) Adobe
3 9 (2.58%) SAP
4 7 (2.01%) HP
4 7 (2.01%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.72%) Cognos
5 6 (1.72%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.43%) Citrix
6 5 (1.43%) Cisco
6 5 (1.43%) Teradata
6 5 (1.43%) Casewise
7 4 (1.15%) IBM
8 3 (0.86%) Juniper
8 3 (0.86%) Informatica
8 3 (0.86%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.86%) Trend Micro
8 3 (0.86%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.29%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.29%) Mitel
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