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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 6 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 138 137 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.06% 20.45% 23.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.60% 21.96% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 90 65
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£370 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £14.25 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £35.25 £15.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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
670 624 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 92.54% 93.13% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 374 214
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £209 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £14.50 £9.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £105.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 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
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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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
(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 -5 84 £370 +5.71% 25
West Wales +1 11 £295 -18.62% 1
North Wales - 3 £273 - 4
Mid Wales - - - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 97 (34.77%) Finance
2 86 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (26.88%) Microsoft
4 65 (23.30%) Security Cleared
5 60 (21.51%) SC Cleared
6 56 (20.07%) SQL
7 49 (17.56%) ISEB
8 46 (16.49%) CRM
9 44 (15.77%) Windows
10 41 (14.70%) Business Analysis
11 40 (14.34%) MS Excel
12 38 (13.62%) MS Office
13 35 (12.54%) ITIL
13 35 (12.54%) Use Case
14 31 (11.11%) User Stories
15 30 (10.75%) SQL Server
16 27 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (8.60%) Banking
18 23 (8.24%) Project Management
18 23 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (7.89%) User Experience
19 22 (7.89%) PRINCE2
19 22 (7.89%) Marketing
20 21 (7.53%) Migration
20 21 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
21 20 (7.17%) Time Management
22 19 (6.81%) Data Migration
22 19 (6.81%) Analytics
22 19 (6.81%) AS400
22 19 (6.81%) Dynamics CRM

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 16 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.30%) IIS
3 11 (3.94%) SAS
4 10 (3.58%) Lync
5 7 (2.51%) Confluence
6 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.36%) CICS
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 40 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 38 (13.62%) MS Office
3 9 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.15%) MS Project
5 4 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (6.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.51%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.72%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.36%) Agresso
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.87%) Office 365
2 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.30%) Firewall
2 4 (1.43%) LAN
3 3 (1.08%) Internet
4 2 (0.72%) DMZ
4 2 (0.72%) WAN
4 2 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.72%) VLAN
4 2 (0.72%) Network Security
5 1 (0.36%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) DNS
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
5 1 (0.36%) MPLS
5 1 (0.36%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.51%) MS Access
6 6 (2.15%) Firebird
7 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.08%) PerformancePoint
8 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.08%) DB2
8 3 (1.08%) OLAP
9 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.72%) MySQL
9 2 (0.72%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.36%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 17 (6.09%) JIRA
2 15 (5.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 15 (5.38%) Axure RP
3 11 (3.94%) Selenium
4 10 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.58%) WebDriver
5 9 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (2.15%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.43%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.43%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.72%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.72%) MSI
8 2 (0.72%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.72%) CA Gen
9 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.36%) JMeter
9 1 (0.36%) Subversion
9 1 (0.36%) Maven
General
1 97 (34.77%) Finance
2 24 (8.60%) Banking
3 22 (7.89%) Marketing
4 9 (3.23%) Retail
5 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.08%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.66%) XML
2 10 (3.58%) .NET
3 4 (1.43%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.43%) Web Services
4 3 (1.08%) MDX
5 1 (0.36%) REST
5 1 (0.36%) JSON
5 1 (0.36%) J2EE
5 1 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.89%) User Experience
3 19 (6.81%) AS400
4 10 (3.58%) NHS
5 5 (1.79%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.79%) iSeries
6 4 (1.43%) Open Source
7 2 (0.72%) New Media
7 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.72%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.72%) Statistics
7 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.36%) EPoS
8 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.36%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.36%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.36%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.77%) Windows
2 11 (3.94%) Windows XP
2 11 (3.94%) Windows 7
3 10 (3.58%) UNIX
4 9 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.79%) Linux
6 3 (1.08%) OS/400
6 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.49%) CRM
3 41 (14.70%) Business Analysis
4 35 (12.54%) Use Case
4 35 (12.54%) ITIL
5 31 (11.11%) User Stories
6 27 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (8.24%) Project Management
8 22 (7.89%) PRINCE2
9 21 (7.53%) Migration
9 21 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (7.17%) Time Management
11 19 (6.81%) Data Migration
11 19 (6.81%) UML
11 19 (6.81%) Analytics
12 17 (6.09%) Data Modelling
12 17 (6.09%) Workflow
13 16 (5.73%) Service Management
13 16 (5.73%) Test Scripting
14 15 (5.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.07%) SQL
2 13 (4.66%) Java
3 9 (3.23%) VBA
4 7 (2.51%) C#
5 6 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.79%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 4 (1.43%) COBOL
8 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.08%) RPG
8 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.08%) C
9 1 (0.36%) VB
9 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (23.30%) Security Cleared
2 60 (21.51%) SC Cleared
3 49 (17.56%) ISEB
4 17 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (6.09%) DV Cleared
5 16 (5.73%) MCAD
5 16 (5.73%) MCSD
5 16 (5.73%) MCTS
5 16 (5.73%) MCPD
6 14 (5.02%) Degree
7 5 (1.79%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.08%) MCP
10 2 (0.72%) CCA
10 2 (0.72%) CBAP
11 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.08%) GxP
2 3 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.72%) Nmap
2 2 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 75 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.02%) HP
2 14 (5.02%) Oracle
3 11 (3.94%) Citrix
4 8 (2.87%) IBM
5 7 (2.51%) Sage
6 5 (1.79%) SAP
6 5 (1.79%) Progress
7 4 (1.43%) Cisco
7 4 (1.43%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.43%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.43%) VMware
7 4 (1.43%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.43%) Casewise
8 3 (1.08%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.72%) AppSense
9 2 (0.72%) CA
10 1 (0.36%) NetApp
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.36%) Apple
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Rate: £240 - £290 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wales
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Mold, Clwyd
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Carmarthen, Dyfed
Connectus
Rate: £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
international baccalaureate
Rate: £31000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago