The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
UK / Wales
Rank 6 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 93 138 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.67% 23.59% 20.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.22% 24.69% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 89 87
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £393 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £342 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 12
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £47.29 £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +11.30%

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
611 559 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.37% 95.56% 98.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 391 404
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 41
Median hourly rate £12.79 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.06% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.40 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 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
South Wales -2 81 £325 +1.40% 10
North Wales -4 2 £365 -2.66% 1
West Wales -25 1 £275 -8.33%
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Wales region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 66 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (26.70%) Business Analysis
3 54 (26.21%) Finance
4 32 (15.53%) Windows
5 26 (12.62%) Active Directory
6 25 (12.14%) ITIL
7 24 (11.65%) Project Management
8 23 (11.17%) ISEB
8 23 (11.17%) QA
8 23 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (10.19%) Windows 7
10 20 (9.71%) User Stories
10 20 (9.71%) Change Management
11 18 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (8.74%) Microsoft
11 18 (8.74%) SQL
11 18 (8.74%) Selenium
11 18 (8.74%) Security Cleared
12 17 (8.25%) Scrum
12 17 (8.25%) NHS
13 16 (7.77%) MS Office
14 15 (7.28%) Cucumber
15 14 (6.80%) Test Automation
15 14 (6.80%) Translating Business Requirements
16 13 (6.31%) API Testing
16 13 (6.31%) Exploratory Testing
17 12 (5.83%) Information Security
17 12 (5.83%) Use Case
17 12 (5.83%) Performance Testing
17 12 (5.83%) BPMN

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 7 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (3.40%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.91%) JCAPS
3 3 (1.46%) SAS
4 2 (0.97%) Apache
4 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.97%) CMS
4 2 (0.97%) Confluence
5 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.49%) Luigi
5 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (7.77%) MS Office
2 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.97%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (3.40%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Office 365
1 2 (0.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.88%) Firewall
2 5 (2.43%) Intranet
3 4 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.94%) VPN
3 4 (1.94%) WLAN
4 3 (1.46%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (1.46%) HTTP
4 3 (1.46%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.46%) IPsec
4 3 (1.46%) LAN
4 3 (1.46%) WAN
4 3 (1.46%) Wireless
5 1 (0.49%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.85%) SQL Server
1 10 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.94%) WebFOCUS
4 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.97%) Big Data
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.49%) GIS
6 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
6 1 (0.49%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.49%) QGIS
6 1 (0.49%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.49%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (8.74%) Selenium
2 15 (7.28%) Cucumber
3 10 (4.85%) SpecFlow
4 7 (3.40%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.43%) JMeter
6 4 (1.94%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.46%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.46%) JIRA
7 3 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.97%) Capybara
8 2 (0.97%) JUnit
8 2 (0.97%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (0.97%) The Grinder
8 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.97%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.49%) Gatling
9 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.49%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.49%) Maven
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 54 (26.21%) Finance
2 11 (5.34%) Publishing
3 8 (3.88%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.94%) Banking
4 4 (1.94%) Retail
5 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.97%) Advertising
6 2 (0.97%) Local Government
6 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.85%) XML
2 6 (2.91%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (2.91%) SOAP
2 6 (2.91%) XSLT
3 4 (1.94%) .NET
4 3 (1.46%) CSS
4 3 (1.46%) Gherkin
4 3 (1.46%) HTML
4 3 (1.46%) Web Services
5 2 (0.97%) J2EE
6 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.49%) JSON
6 1 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.49%) REST
6 1 (0.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.25%) NHS
3 11 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.88%) Statistics
5 4 (1.94%) Fintech
5 4 (1.94%) PKI
6 3 (1.46%) iPad
6 3 (1.46%) iPhone
7 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.97%) User Experience
7 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.49%) CESG
8 1 (0.49%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.49%) Economics
8 1 (0.49%) Informatics
8 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.53%) Windows
2 21 (10.19%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.94%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.94%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.46%) Linux
5 2 (0.97%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.49%) Unix
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (26.70%) Business Analysis
3 25 (12.14%) ITIL
4 24 (11.65%) Project Management
5 20 (9.71%) Change Management
5 20 (9.71%) User Stories
6 18 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (8.25%) Scrum
8 14 (6.80%) Test Automation
8 14 (6.80%) Translating Business Requirements
9 13 (6.31%) API Testing
9 13 (6.31%) Exploratory Testing
10 12 (5.83%) BPMN
10 12 (5.83%) Information Security
10 12 (5.83%) Performance Testing
10 12 (5.83%) Use Case
11 11 (5.34%) BDD
11 11 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.34%) TDD
12 10 (4.85%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.74%) SQL
2 7 (3.40%) Java
3 6 (2.91%) C
4 4 (1.94%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.46%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.46%) Ruby
6 2 (0.97%) Groovy
6 2 (0.97%) Python
6 2 (0.97%) R
7 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.49%) C#
7 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (11.17%) ISEB
2 18 (8.74%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.91%) Degree
5 3 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.46%) CISSP
5 3 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.49%) CCNA
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.49%) CISM
6 1 (0.49%) CLAS
6 1 (0.49%) GIAC
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.17%) QA
2 8 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.91%) HL7
4 3 (1.46%) GAMP
4 3 (1.46%) GxP
5 2 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.97%) SLA
6 1 (0.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (12.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.94%) Nessus
1 4 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.49%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.49%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.85%) Citrix
3 9 (4.37%) Oracle
4 8 (3.88%) Cisco
5 7 (3.40%) Fiorano
5 7 (3.40%) Sage
6 6 (2.91%) IBM
6 6 (2.91%) InterSystems
7 5 (2.43%) SAP
8 4 (1.94%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.94%) F5
8 4 (1.94%) ScanSafe
8 4 (1.94%) Sourcefire
8 4 (1.94%) Splunk
8 4 (1.94%) Symantec
9 3 (1.46%) Genesys
9 3 (1.46%) HP
9 3 (1.46%) NICE Systems
10 2 (0.97%) Siebel
11 1 (0.49%) Cognos
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