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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 142 179 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.78% 25.28% 22.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 26.76% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 126 83
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£350 £358 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.16% +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £181 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.74% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +11.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £21.15 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.55 £14.50 £14.13
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.65%
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
852 669 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.67% 94.49% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 466 330
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 28 29
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £65.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -3 124 £350 - 39
West Wales -2 13 £425 +1.19%
Mid Wales - 4 £330 -
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Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 88 (31.32%) Finance
2 85 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (21.00%) Security Cleared
4 58 (20.64%) Business Analysis
5 53 (18.86%) SQL
6 50 (17.79%) SC Cleared
7 41 (14.59%) Microsoft
8 39 (13.88%) Scrum
9 38 (13.52%) SQL Server
10 33 (11.74%) ITIL
10 33 (11.74%) ISEB
11 29 (10.32%) Windows
11 29 (10.32%) Use Case
12 28 (9.96%) User Stories
13 27 (9.61%) Test Scripting
14 26 (9.25%) Migration
14 26 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (8.54%) Banking
15 24 (8.54%) Project Management
16 23 (8.19%) MS Office
17 22 (7.83%) .NET
18 21 (7.47%) Java
18 21 (7.47%) MS Excel
19 19 (6.76%) Data Migration
20 18 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
20 18 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (6.05%) Selenium
21 17 (6.05%) Linux
22 16 (5.69%) Degree
22 16 (5.69%) Performance Testing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (3.91%) Confluence
2 9 (3.20%) SAS
3 8 (2.85%) IIS
4 5 (1.78%) JBoss
5 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.07%) ArcSDE
5 3 (1.07%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Jetty
6 1 (0.36%) nginx
6 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (8.19%) MS Office
2 21 (7.47%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.56%) MS Project
4 6 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.78%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Agresso
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.71%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.36%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.36%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.78%) VoIP
2 3 (1.07%) HTTP
3 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.36%) Network Security
4 1 (0.36%) PABX
4 1 (0.36%) Skype
4 1 (0.36%) VPN
4 1 (0.36%) SSL
4 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.07%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.71%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 2 (0.71%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (0.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (0.71%) Cognos Transformer
8 2 (0.71%) MS Access
8 2 (0.71%) Cognos Powerplay
8 2 (0.71%) DB2
8 2 (0.71%) DTS
Development Applications
1 17 (6.05%) Selenium
2 13 (4.63%) JIRA
2 13 (4.63%) JMeter
3 12 (4.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 12 (4.27%) Axure RP
4 11 (3.91%) Cucumber
5 9 (3.20%) WebDriver
6 7 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.14%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.78%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.78%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.42%) Maven
10 3 (1.07%) Rational Functional Tester
10 3 (1.07%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.07%) Subversion
10 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.71%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.71%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.71%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.71%) TestNG
General
1 88 (31.32%) Finance
2 24 (8.54%) Banking
3 6 (2.14%) Retail
4 4 (1.42%) Retail Banking
4 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.71%) Back Office
5 2 (0.71%) Legal
5 2 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.83%) .NET
2 10 (3.56%) .NET Framework
3 7 (2.49%) Web Services
3 7 (2.49%) XML
4 6 (2.14%) HTML
5 5 (1.78%) WCF
5 5 (1.78%) Entity Framework
5 5 (1.78%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.42%) SOAP
6 4 (1.42%) XML Messaging
7 2 (0.71%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.36%) FusionCharts
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.36%) MDX
8 1 (0.36%) CSS
8 1 (0.36%) Servlets
8 1 (0.36%) XHTML
8 1 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.34%) User Experience
3 7 (2.49%) NHS
3 7 (2.49%) GIS
4 5 (1.78%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.07%) AS400
6 3 (1.07%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.07%) iSeries
7 2 (0.71%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.71%) Replication
7 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.36%) CMDB
8 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.36%) iPad
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.32%) Windows
2 17 (6.05%) Linux
3 11 (3.91%) UNIX
4 9 (3.20%) Windows XP
5 8 (2.85%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.42%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.71%) OS/400
9 1 (0.36%) AIX
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (20.64%) Business Analysis
3 39 (13.88%) Scrum
4 33 (11.74%) ITIL
5 29 (10.32%) Use Case
6 28 (9.96%) User Stories
7 27 (9.61%) Test Scripting
8 26 (9.25%) Migration
8 26 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (8.54%) Project Management
10 19 (6.76%) Data Migration
11 18 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (5.69%) Performance Testing
13 14 (4.98%) System Testing
14 13 (4.63%) Analytics
14 13 (4.63%) Data Analysis
14 13 (4.63%) Service Management
15 12 (4.27%) Regression Testing
15 12 (4.27%) UML
16 11 (3.91%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 53 (18.86%) SQL
2 21 (7.47%) Java
3 10 (3.56%) C#
4 8 (2.85%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.85%) VBA
5 6 (2.14%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.78%) VB
7 4 (1.42%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.07%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.07%) C
8 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.07%) Ruby
8 3 (1.07%) BeanShell
9 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.71%) Jython
9 2 (0.71%) C++
9 2 (0.71%) COBOL
9 2 (0.71%) RPG
10 1 (0.36%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 59 (21.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (17.79%) SC Cleared
3 33 (11.74%) ISEB
4 16 (5.69%) Degree
5 8 (2.85%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.49%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (2.49%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.71%) CCNA
8 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.71%) CIMA
8 2 (0.71%) CCAB
9 1 (0.36%) GCIA
9 1 (0.36%) MCITP
9 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.36%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.20%) SLA
2 3 (1.07%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) HL7
3 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (3.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (14.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.91%) Oracle
3 6 (2.14%) ESRI
4 4 (1.42%) Cognos
4 4 (1.42%) HP
4 4 (1.42%) Citrix
5 3 (1.07%) Cisco
5 3 (1.07%) VMware
5 3 (1.07%) Teradata
6 2 (0.71%) Informatica
6 2 (0.71%) Sage
6 2 (0.71%) Remedy
6 2 (0.71%) IBM
6 2 (0.71%) SAP
6 2 (0.71%) BMC
7 1 (0.36%) CA
7 1 (0.36%) Intel
7 1 (0.36%) OpenText
7 1 (0.36%) Casewise
7 1 (0.36%) Capita
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