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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
UK / Wales
Rank 10 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 76 180 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.57% 26.83% 17.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.04% 27.57% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 128 76
Median daily rate £286 £325 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.92% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 6
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £10.75 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £47.29 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
631 653 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.04% 97.32% 97.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 463 413
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 34
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -4 69 £290 -10.76% 15
North Wales -1 2 £270 +13.68% 5
West Wales -13 2 £285 -12.23%
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 53 (29.44%) Finance
2 51 (28.33%) Business Analysis
3 43 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.56%) Project Management
5 26 (14.44%) Windows
6 25 (13.89%) ISEB
7 20 (11.11%) Change Management
7 20 (11.11%) ITIL
8 19 (10.56%) NHS
8 19 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (10.00%) Windows 7
9 18 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 17 (9.44%) MS Office
11 16 (8.89%) Microsoft
11 16 (8.89%) Scrum
11 16 (8.89%) Management Information System
12 15 (8.33%) SQL
13 14 (7.78%) PRINCE2
13 14 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (7.78%) Information Security
13 14 (7.78%) Security Cleared
14 13 (7.22%) Translating Business Requirements
15 12 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 12 (6.67%) QA
15 12 (6.67%) Use Case
15 12 (6.67%) BPMN
15 12 (6.67%) Citrix
16 11 (6.11%) XML
16 11 (6.11%) SQL Server
16 11 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing

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 8 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.33%) JCAPS
3 2 (1.11%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) Luigi
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (9.44%) MS Office
2 9 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.44%) Firewall
2 4 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.22%) VPN
2 4 (2.22%) WLAN
3 3 (1.67%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (1.67%) HTTP
3 3 (1.67%) Intranet
3 3 (1.67%) IP Telephony
3 3 (1.67%) IPsec
3 3 (1.67%) LAN
3 3 (1.67%) WAN
3 3 (1.67%) Wireless
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.11%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.56%) Big Data
6 1 (0.56%) GIS
6 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.56%) MySQL
6 1 (0.56%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.56%) OLAP
6 1 (0.56%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Selenium
2 7 (3.89%) SoapUI
3 5 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.78%) JMeter
4 4 (2.22%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.67%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.11%) Capybara
6 2 (1.11%) JIRA
6 2 (1.11%) JUnit
6 2 (1.11%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.11%) The Grinder
6 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.11%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.56%) Gatling
7 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 53 (29.44%) Finance
2 9 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.33%) Banking
4 3 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.67%) Publishing
4 3 (1.67%) Retail
5 2 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
6 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.11%) XML
2 6 (3.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (3.33%) SOAP
2 6 (3.33%) XSLT
3 3 (1.67%) .NET
3 3 (1.67%) CSS
3 3 (1.67%) HTML
3 3 (1.67%) Web Services
4 2 (1.11%) Gherkin
4 2 (1.11%) J2EE
5 1 (0.56%) JSON
5 1 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (10.56%) NHS
2 16 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (2.22%) Fintech
4 4 (2.22%) PKI
5 3 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.67%) iPad
5 3 (1.67%) iPhone
5 3 (1.67%) Statistics
6 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.56%) Informatics
7 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.44%) Windows
2 18 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.78%) Linux
4 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.11%) AIX
5 2 (1.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.56%) Unix
6 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.33%) Business Analysis
2 43 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (15.56%) Project Management
4 20 (11.11%) Change Management
4 20 (11.11%) ITIL
5 16 (8.89%) Scrum
6 14 (7.78%) Information Security
6 14 (7.78%) PRINCE2
6 14 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (7.22%) Translating Business Requirements
8 12 (6.67%) BPMN
8 12 (6.67%) Use Case
9 11 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (5.56%) Data Mapping
10 10 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.00%) Data Analysis
11 9 (5.00%) Migration
11 9 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (5.00%) Service Management
12 8 (4.44%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.33%) SQL
2 6 (3.33%) C
2 6 (3.33%) Java
3 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.67%) Ruby
4 2 (1.11%) Groovy
4 2 (1.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.56%) Python
5 1 (0.56%) R
5 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (13.89%) ISEB
2 14 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.00%) Degree
3 9 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.89%) CISSP
4 7 (3.89%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.78%) CISM
6 4 (2.22%) CISA
7 3 (1.67%) CRISC
8 2 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CLAS
9 1 (0.56%) GIAC
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (6.67%) QA
2 6 (3.33%) HL7
3 5 (2.78%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.67%) COBIT
4 3 (1.67%) GAMP
4 3 (1.67%) GxP
5 1 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.56%) ISO13485
System Software
1 18 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.22%) Nessus
1 4 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.56%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.67%) Citrix
3 8 (4.44%) Cisco
3 8 (4.44%) Fiorano
4 7 (3.89%) Sage
5 6 (3.33%) IBM
5 6 (3.33%) InterSystems
5 6 (3.33%) Oracle
5 6 (3.33%) SAP
6 4 (2.22%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.22%) F5
6 4 (2.22%) HP
6 4 (2.22%) ScanSafe
6 4 (2.22%) Sourcefire
6 4 (2.22%) Splunk
6 4 (2.22%) Symantec
7 3 (1.67%) Genesys
7 3 (1.67%) NICE Systems
8 2 (1.11%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.11%) Kofax
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