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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 140 107 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.29% 21.70% 19.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.05% 22.72% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 58 49
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£363 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £243 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £35.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +11.11%
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
665 471 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.38% 95.54% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 253 238
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £238 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 44
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £105.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -1 129 £363 -3.33% 52
West Wales -6 3 - -
North Wales - 1 - - 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 96 (29.27%) Finance
2 82 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (21.04%) Microsoft
4 64 (19.51%) SQL
5 50 (15.24%) MS Excel
6 46 (14.02%) MS Office
6 46 (14.02%) ITIL
7 37 (11.28%) Windows
8 36 (10.98%) Banking
8 36 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (10.98%) Test Scripting
9 35 (10.67%) CRM
10 34 (10.37%) ISEB
10 34 (10.37%) Scrum
11 33 (10.06%) Selenium
11 33 (10.06%) Security Cleared
12 32 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (8.54%) SC Cleared
13 28 (8.54%) HP Quality Center
14 27 (8.23%) Service Management
14 27 (8.23%) Business Analysis
14 27 (8.23%) HP
14 27 (8.23%) Project Management
15 26 (7.93%) SharePoint
16 25 (7.62%) Firewall
17 24 (7.32%) SQL Server
17 24 (7.32%) Waterfall
17 24 (7.32%) Analytics
18 23 (7.01%) XML
18 23 (7.01%) UML

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (7.93%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.49%) SAS
3 13 (3.96%) Lync
4 11 (3.35%) IIS
5 3 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.61%) Mule
7 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.30%) Documentum
7 1 (0.30%) CICS
Applications
1 50 (15.24%) MS Excel
2 46 (14.02%) MS Office
3 15 (4.57%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.52%) MS Project
6 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.52%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (0.91%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.30%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.30%) Agresso
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.05%) Office 365
2 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.62%) Firewall
2 6 (1.83%) Network Security
3 4 (1.22%) LAN
4 3 (0.91%) WAN
4 3 (0.91%) Internet
5 2 (0.61%) MPLS
5 2 (0.61%) DSL
5 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.61%) VLAN
5 2 (0.61%) DMZ
6 1 (0.30%) Intranet
6 1 (0.30%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.30%) ISDN
6 1 (0.30%) H.323
6 1 (0.30%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.44%) MS Access
4 8 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.83%) SAP BW
5 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.22%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.61%) MySQL
8 2 (0.61%) DB2
8 2 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.30%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.30%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (0.30%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 33 (10.06%) Selenium
2 20 (6.10%) Maven
3 17 (5.18%) JIRA
4 15 (4.57%) Cucumber
4 15 (4.57%) WebDriver
5 12 (3.66%) SoapUI
6 10 (3.05%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (2.13%) Bugzilla
9 6 (1.83%) Subversion
9 6 (1.83%) TortoiseSVN
9 6 (1.83%) JMeter
10 5 (1.52%) Ant
10 5 (1.52%) JUnit
10 5 (1.52%) Toad
10 5 (1.52%) TestNG
10 5 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.22%) TestDirector
12 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 96 (29.27%) Finance
2 36 (10.98%) Banking
3 19 (5.79%) Retail
4 11 (3.35%) Marketing
5 7 (2.13%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.91%) Back Office
7 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.61%) French Language
8 2 (0.61%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.61%) Billing
8 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.01%) XML
2 12 (3.66%) .NET
3 11 (3.35%) SOAP
3 11 (3.35%) JSON
3 11 (3.35%) REST
4 8 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.91%) Web Services
6 2 (0.61%) J2EE
7 1 (0.30%) MDX
7 1 (0.30%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.18%) AS400
3 16 (4.88%) Open Source
4 9 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.74%) Credit Risk
5 6 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.52%) SCADA
6 5 (1.52%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.91%) iSeries
7 3 (0.91%) User Experience
7 3 (0.91%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.91%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.61%) Statistics
8 2 (0.61%) New Media
8 2 (0.61%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.61%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.30%) GIS
9 1 (0.30%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.28%) Windows
2 12 (3.66%) Windows XP
3 11 (3.35%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.13%) UNIX
6 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.91%) Linux
8 2 (0.61%) OS/400
8 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (14.02%) ITIL
3 36 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (10.98%) Test Scripting
4 35 (10.67%) CRM
5 34 (10.37%) Scrum
6 27 (8.23%) Project Management
6 27 (8.23%) Service Management
6 27 (8.23%) Business Analysis
7 24 (7.32%) Waterfall
7 24 (7.32%) Analytics
8 23 (7.01%) UML
9 22 (6.71%) User Stories
10 21 (6.40%) Workflow
11 20 (6.10%) Change Management
11 20 (6.10%) Data Modelling
12 19 (5.79%) Incident Management
12 19 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (5.18%) Migration
14 16 (4.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 64 (19.51%) SQL
2 20 (6.10%) Java
3 16 (4.88%) VBA
4 13 (3.96%) C#
5 6 (1.83%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.52%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 5 (1.52%) VB
7 4 (1.22%) C
8 3 (0.91%) COBOL
9 2 (0.61%) RPG
9 2 (0.61%) Scala
9 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.30%) Ruby
10 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (10.37%) ISEB
2 33 (10.06%) Security Cleared
3 28 (8.54%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.74%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.44%) Degree
6 5 (1.52%) MCPD
6 5 (1.52%) MCTS
6 5 (1.52%) CCA
6 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.52%) MCAD
6 5 (1.52%) MCSD
6 5 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.91%) MCP
9 2 (0.61%) CBAP
10 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) CEH
10 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.49%) QA
2 14 (4.27%) SLA
3 3 (0.91%) GxP
4 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.61%) Nmap
2 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.61%) XenApp
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (8.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.61%) SCCM
3 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 69 (21.04%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.23%) HP
3 19 (5.79%) Oracle
4 12 (3.66%) Citrix
5 9 (2.74%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.44%) SAP
6 8 (2.44%) Sage
7 7 (2.13%) IBM
8 6 (1.83%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.52%) Casewise
9 5 (1.52%) Progress
10 4 (1.22%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.91%) Cognos
11 3 (0.91%) LANDesk
11 3 (0.91%) VMware
12 2 (0.61%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.61%) Cisco
12 2 (0.61%) CA
13 1 (0.30%) NetApp
13 1 (0.30%) Siemens
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £100 - £175 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 per hour + overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £450 - £540 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Holywell
Networx Recruitment
Rate: Salary £Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £175.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Hengoed
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £275 - £330 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
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