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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 147 183 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.63% 23.80% 20.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.86% 24.97% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 128 68
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£342 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £429 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £24.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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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
823 733 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.10% 95.32% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 477 291
Average daily rate £350 £365 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 28 33
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.25 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -2 121 £342 +0.95% 43
West Wales +7 17 £425 - 1
Mid Wales - 4 £330 -
North Wales +1 1 £100 -
Analyst
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Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 93 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (33.70%) Finance
3 73 (27.04%) Security Cleared
4 63 (23.33%) SC Cleared
5 53 (19.63%) Business Analysis
6 51 (18.89%) Microsoft
6 51 (18.89%) SQL
7 44 (16.30%) SQL Server
8 37 (13.70%) ISEB
9 34 (12.59%) User Stories
10 31 (11.48%) Use Case
11 30 (11.11%) ITIL
12 29 (10.74%) Project Management
12 29 (10.74%) Migration
13 28 (10.37%) Windows
14 26 (9.63%) Scrum
14 26 (9.63%) Test Scripting
15 24 (8.89%) Banking
16 22 (8.15%) Data Migration
17 21 (7.78%) User Experience
17 21 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (7.78%) .NET
17 21 (7.78%) MS Excel
18 19 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
19 18 (6.67%) Performance Testing
19 18 (6.67%) Java
19 18 (6.67%) MS Office
20 16 (5.93%) System Testing
20 16 (5.93%) Selenium
21 15 (5.56%) DV Cleared

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (4.07%) Confluence
2 8 (2.96%) IIS
3 7 (2.59%) SAS
4 5 (1.85%) JBoss
4 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.11%) ArcSDE
5 3 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.37%) Jetty
6 1 (0.37%) nginx
6 1 (0.37%) Apache
6 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.67%) MS Office
3 12 (4.44%) MS Project
4 5 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.74%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.74%) Agresso
3 1 (0.37%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.37%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.11%) Firewall
2 1 (0.37%) PABX
2 1 (0.37%) Skype
2 1 (0.37%) LAN
2 1 (0.37%) VoIP
2 1 (0.37%) FTP
2 1 (0.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.22%) Firebird
4 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.74%) DB2
7 2 (0.74%) OLAP
7 2 (0.74%) DTS
7 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.74%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.74%) Cognos Powerplay
7 2 (0.74%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 16 (5.93%) Selenium
2 15 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 15 (5.56%) Axure RP
3 12 (4.44%) JIRA
4 11 (4.07%) JMeter
4 11 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.33%) WebDriver
7 8 (2.96%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.85%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.48%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.48%) Maven
10 3 (1.11%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.11%) Subversion
11 2 (0.74%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.74%) TestNG
11 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.37%) Gradle
12 1 (0.37%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.37%) MSBuild
General
1 91 (33.70%) Finance
2 24 (8.89%) Banking
3 12 (4.44%) Marketing
4 6 (2.22%) Retail
5 4 (1.48%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.78%) .NET
2 10 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 7 (2.59%) XML
4 6 (2.22%) Web Services
5 5 (1.85%) Entity Framework
5 5 (1.85%) WCF
5 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.48%) XML Messaging
6 4 (1.48%) SOAP
7 2 (0.74%) MDX
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.37%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.37%) HTML
8 1 (0.37%) CSS
8 1 (0.37%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.78%) User Experience
2 14 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.81%) NHS
4 7 (2.59%) GIS
5 6 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.85%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.48%) AS400
8 3 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.11%) iSeries
9 2 (0.74%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.74%) Replication
9 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.37%) CMDB
10 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.37%) iPad
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.37%) Windows
2 12 (4.44%) Linux
3 11 (4.07%) UNIX
4 9 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.74%) OS/400
9 1 (0.37%) AIX
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (19.63%) Business Analysis
3 34 (12.59%) User Stories
4 31 (11.48%) Use Case
5 30 (11.11%) ITIL
6 29 (10.74%) Project Management
6 29 (10.74%) Migration
7 26 (9.63%) Scrum
7 26 (9.63%) Test Scripting
8 22 (8.15%) Data Migration
9 21 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (6.67%) Performance Testing
12 16 (5.93%) System Testing
13 15 (5.56%) Regression Testing
13 15 (5.56%) Service Management
13 15 (5.56%) PRINCE2
13 15 (5.56%) SDLC
14 14 (5.19%) CRM
15 13 (4.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.89%) SQL
2 18 (6.67%) Java
3 10 (3.70%) C#
4 9 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.96%) VBA
6 6 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.11%) VB
8 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.11%) Ruby
9 2 (0.74%) C
9 2 (0.74%) RPG
9 2 (0.74%) COBOL
10 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.37%) Jython
10 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (27.04%) Security Cleared
2 63 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 37 (13.70%) ISEB
4 15 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 13 (4.81%) Degree
6 11 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (3.70%) MCAD
7 10 (3.70%) MCSD
7 10 (3.70%) MCPD
7 10 (3.70%) MCTS
8 9 (3.33%) ISTQB
9 7 (2.59%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.74%) CCNA
10 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.74%) CIMA
10 2 (0.74%) CCAB
10 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.07%) SLA
2 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.74%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.59%) Oracle
3 6 (2.22%) Cisco
3 6 (2.22%) ESRI
4 5 (1.85%) Citrix
4 5 (1.85%) HP
5 4 (1.48%) VMware
5 4 (1.48%) Cognos
6 3 (1.11%) SAP
7 2 (0.74%) IBM
7 2 (0.74%) BMC
7 2 (0.74%) Sage
7 2 (0.74%) Remedy
8 1 (0.37%) Intel
8 1 (0.37%) AppSense
8 1 (0.37%) Teradata
8 1 (0.37%) Casewise
8 1 (0.37%) Capita
8 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.37%) CA
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