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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 194 116 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 25.16% 21.01% 24.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.61% 22.57% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 81 85
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£365 £340 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £14.60 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £15.40 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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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
729 514 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.55% 93.12% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 326 278
Average daily rate £350 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 33
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 +3 155 £351 +6.21% 33
West Wales +2 28 £388 -25.12% 7
North Wales -1 5 - - 1
Analyst
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Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 120 (31.91%) Finance
2 87 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (18.35%) Banking
4 63 (16.76%) Microsoft
5 56 (14.89%) MS Office
6 54 (14.36%) Business Analysis
7 52 (13.83%) SQL
8 50 (13.30%) Test Scripting
9 46 (12.23%) MS Excel
9 46 (12.23%) Scrum
10 45 (11.97%) UML
11 44 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 37 (9.84%) Security Cleared
13 36 (9.57%) ISEB
14 34 (9.04%) SharePoint
15 33 (8.78%) Selenium
16 32 (8.51%) Change Management
17 31 (8.24%) ITIL
17 31 (8.24%) Project Management
18 28 (7.45%) Windows
19 26 (6.91%) Migration
20 25 (6.65%) .NET
20 25 (6.65%) SQL Server
20 25 (6.65%) MS PowerPoint
21 24 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
21 24 (6.38%) QA
21 24 (6.38%) Java
22 23 (6.12%) Maven
22 23 (6.12%) SC Cleared
23 22 (5.85%) Waterfall

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (9.04%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.19%) SAS
3 11 (2.93%) Lync
4 6 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (1.60%) CMS
4 6 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.53%) Mule
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.53%) CICS
7 2 (0.53%) Documentum
7 2 (0.53%) IIS
8 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (14.89%) MS Office
2 46 (12.23%) MS Excel
3 25 (6.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (5.85%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.19%) MS Project
6 2 (0.53%) SPSS
7 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.60%) Agresso
2 4 (1.06%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.60%) Office 365
3 4 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.52%) Firewall
2 4 (1.06%) Network Security
3 3 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.80%) Intranet
3 3 (0.80%) Internet
3 3 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.80%) Wireless
4 2 (0.53%) LAN
4 2 (0.53%) VoIP
5 1 (0.27%) WAN
5 1 (0.27%) PBX
5 1 (0.27%) ISDN
5 1 (0.27%) SAN
5 1 (0.27%) DSL
5 1 (0.27%) H.323
5 1 (0.27%) MPLS
5 1 (0.27%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.27%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.13%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.33%) EDRMS
6 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.80%) MS Access
8 3 (0.80%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.53%) Adabas
9 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.27%) DB2
10 1 (0.27%) DTS
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.27%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.27%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 33 (8.78%) Selenium
2 23 (6.12%) Maven
3 19 (5.05%) JIRA
4 16 (4.26%) WebDriver
5 15 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (3.46%) Bugzilla
6 13 (3.46%) Cucumber
6 13 (3.46%) SoapUI
7 12 (3.19%) JMeter
8 9 (2.39%) Ant
8 9 (2.39%) JUnit
8 9 (2.39%) TestDirector
8 9 (2.39%) Subversion
8 9 (2.39%) TestNG
8 9 (2.39%) TortoiseSVN
8 9 (2.39%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (1.33%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.06%) Toad
General
1 120 (31.91%) Finance
2 69 (18.35%) Banking
3 10 (2.66%) Retail
4 7 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.60%) Legal
6 5 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.06%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.80%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.80%) Publishing
9 2 (0.53%) French Language
9 2 (0.53%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.53%) Back Office
9 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.65%) .NET
2 13 (3.46%) XML
3 12 (3.19%) SOAP
4 11 (2.93%) .NET Framework
5 9 (2.39%) J2EE
5 9 (2.39%) JSON
5 9 (2.39%) REST
6 5 (1.33%) Web Services
7 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.27%) HTML
8 1 (0.27%) CSS
8 1 (0.27%) JDBC
8 1 (0.27%) Spring
8 1 (0.27%) JSF
8 1 (0.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.27%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.52%) AS400
3 17 (4.52%) Open Source
4 10 (2.66%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.39%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.60%) Statistics
6 6 (1.60%) User Experience
7 5 (1.33%) GIS
7 5 (1.33%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.33%) SCADA
8 4 (1.06%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.80%) Social Media
9 3 (0.80%) PKI
10 2 (0.53%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.53%) iSeries
10 2 (0.53%) Economics
10 2 (0.53%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.45%) Windows
2 13 (3.46%) Windows XP
3 12 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.93%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.66%) Windows 8
5 10 (2.66%) UNIX
6 5 (1.33%) Linux
7 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.80%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) OS/400
8 1 (0.27%) AIX
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (14.36%) Business Analysis
3 50 (13.30%) Test Scripting
4 46 (12.23%) Scrum
5 45 (11.97%) UML
6 44 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (8.51%) Change Management
8 31 (8.24%) ITIL
8 31 (8.24%) Project Management
9 26 (6.91%) Migration
10 24 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (5.85%) Waterfall
11 22 (5.85%) Test Planning
12 21 (5.59%) BDD
13 20 (5.32%) User Stories
14 19 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (5.05%) Kanban
15 18 (4.79%) Automation Testing
15 18 (4.79%) CRM
16 17 (4.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (13.83%) SQL
2 24 (6.38%) Java
3 17 (4.52%) C#
4 13 (3.46%) VBA
5 6 (1.60%) VB
6 5 (1.33%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.06%) Scala
8 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.27%) VBScript
9 1 (0.27%) RPG
9 1 (0.27%) COBOL
9 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 36 (9.57%) ISEB
3 23 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.26%) ISTQB
5 15 (3.99%) Degree
6 14 (3.72%) CCA
7 4 (1.06%) GIAC
7 4 (1.06%) GCIA
7 4 (1.06%) GCFW
7 4 (1.06%) GCWN
7 4 (1.06%) CISSP
8 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.53%) MAPM
8 2 (0.53%) IIBA
8 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.53%) PMP
8 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) MCSE
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.38%) QA
2 6 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.06%) SLA
4 2 (0.53%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) vSphere
2 1 (0.27%) XenApp
2 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (5.32%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.27%) Kibana
3 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.85%) Oracle
3 19 (5.05%) HP
4 10 (2.66%) SAP
5 8 (2.13%) Adobe
5 8 (2.13%) Business Objects
6 7 (1.86%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.60%) Cisco
7 6 (1.60%) Cognos
8 5 (1.33%) Casewise
8 5 (1.33%) Teradata
9 4 (1.06%) IBM
10 3 (0.80%) Citrix
10 3 (0.80%) Informatica
10 3 (0.80%) Juniper
10 3 (0.80%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.80%) Sourcefire
10 3 (0.80%) Trend Micro
11 2 (0.53%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.27%) Avaya
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