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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 172 129 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.71% 18.59% 22.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.61% 19.11% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 78 69
Average daily rate £325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £189 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.10 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.29 £22.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Analyst
UK

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
623 675 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.74% 97.26% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 406 279
Average daily rate £350 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 30
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.26 £22.50 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 159 £325 -13.33% 37
West Wales +18 3 £325 - 2
North Wales +6 2 £238 -13.63% 2
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 61 (21.71%) Business Analysis
2 57 (20.28%) Microsoft
3 53 (18.86%) Finance
4 50 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (17.44%) Windows
6 47 (16.73%) ITIL
7 44 (15.66%) Migration
8 40 (14.23%) SQL
9 38 (13.52%) MS Excel
10 36 (12.81%) MS Office
11 32 (11.39%) Windows 7
12 31 (11.03%) Translating Business Requirements
13 29 (10.32%) ISEB
13 29 (10.32%) MS Visio
13 29 (10.32%) Software Engineering
14 27 (9.61%) Project Management
15 25 (8.90%) SQL Server
16 24 (8.54%) Active Directory
16 24 (8.54%) NHS
17 23 (8.19%) Degree
17 23 (8.19%) Service Management
17 23 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (7.83%) Validation
18 22 (7.83%) Scrum
18 22 (7.83%) ITSM
19 21 (7.47%) ISTQB
19 21 (7.47%) Security Cleared
20 20 (7.12%) Windows XP
20 20 (7.12%) CRM

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (2.14%) SAS
2 5 (1.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.07%) Apache
3 3 (1.07%) JBoss
4 2 (0.71%) IIS
4 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (13.52%) MS Excel
2 36 (12.81%) MS Office
3 29 (10.32%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.56%) MS Project
5 2 (0.71%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.14%) LAN
1 6 (2.14%) WAN
2 5 (1.78%) VoIP
3 4 (1.42%) DNS
3 4 (1.42%) HTTP
3 4 (1.42%) SAN
4 3 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.71%) Firewall
5 2 (0.71%) Wireless
5 2 (0.71%) WLAN
6 1 (0.36%) ADSL
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.36%) DHCP
6 1 (0.36%) DMZ
6 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.36%) Internet
6 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.36%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.36%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.36%) MS Access
6 1 (0.36%) MySQL
6 1 (0.36%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.49%) Cucumber
1 7 (2.49%) Selenium
2 6 (2.14%) HP UFT
2 6 (2.14%) LoadRunner
3 5 (1.78%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.42%) JBehave
5 3 (1.07%) Maven
5 3 (1.07%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.07%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.71%) JIRA
6 2 (0.71%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.71%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.36%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.36%) QAComplete
7 1 (0.36%) Subversion
7 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (18.86%) Finance
2 18 (6.41%) Banking
3 6 (2.14%) Retail
4 5 (1.78%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.42%) Marketing
6 2 (0.71%) Advertising
6 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Local Government
7 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.34%) .NET
2 14 (4.98%) XML
3 10 (3.56%) HTML
4 6 (2.14%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.07%) J2EE
5 3 (1.07%) Middleware
6 1 (0.36%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.54%) NHS
2 23 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.34%) Statistics
4 11 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.56%) CMDB
6 6 (2.14%) Social Media
7 5 (1.78%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.07%) Informatics
9 2 (0.71%) AS400
10 1 (0.36%) BBC
10 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.36%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 49 (17.44%) Windows
2 32 (11.39%) Windows 7
3 20 (7.12%) Windows XP
4 11 (3.91%) Linux
5 7 (2.49%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.78%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.71%) Android
7 2 (0.71%) Unix
7 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.71%) Business Analysis
2 50 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (16.73%) ITIL
4 44 (15.66%) Migration
5 31 (11.03%) Translating Business Requirements
6 29 (10.32%) Software Engineering
7 27 (9.61%) Project Management
8 23 (8.19%) Service Management
9 22 (7.83%) ITSM
9 22 (7.83%) Scrum
9 22 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (7.83%) Validation
10 20 (7.12%) CRM
11 18 (6.41%) Data Migration
12 16 (5.69%) Analytics
12 16 (5.69%) Functional Testing
12 16 (5.69%) PRINCE2
12 16 (5.69%) Software Testing
13 14 (4.98%) BPMN
13 14 (4.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (14.23%) SQL
2 10 (3.56%) Java
3 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.71%) C#
5 2 (0.71%) C++
5 2 (0.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.71%) VB
5 2 (0.71%) VBA
6 1 (0.36%) Perl
6 1 (0.36%) RPG
6 1 (0.36%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 29 (10.32%) ISEB
2 23 (8.19%) Degree
3 21 (7.47%) ISTQB
3 21 (7.47%) Security Cleared
4 15 (5.34%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.71%) CCNP
7 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.36%) CCA
8 1 (0.36%) CCNA
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.36%) MCITP
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.56%) HL7
1 10 (3.56%) QA
2 9 (3.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.49%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.14%) SLA
5 2 (0.71%) SDET
System Software
1 24 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.42%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (3.91%) SCCM
2 8 (2.85%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.42%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (1.42%) WSUS
4 2 (0.71%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 57 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.27%) ServiceNow
3 10 (3.56%) comScore
4 9 (3.20%) Oracle
5 7 (2.49%) HP
6 6 (2.14%) BMC
6 6 (2.14%) Cisco
6 6 (2.14%) Remedy
7 5 (1.78%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.78%) SAP
7 5 (1.78%) VMware
8 4 (1.42%) CA
8 4 (1.42%) IBM
9 3 (1.07%) Facebook
9 3 (1.07%) Twitter
10 2 (0.71%) Apple
10 2 (0.71%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.71%) F5
10 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds
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