The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 143 95 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.89% 22.35% 17.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.67% 24.05% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 66 56
Average daily rate £363 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £225 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.25 £10.69 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.65% -16.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.69 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £14.54 £17.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
660 395 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 91.79% 92.94% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 232 229
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 29
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.18 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Analyst
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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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 126 £350 +7.69% 17
West Wales -12 12 £375 -0.26% 2
North Wales - - - -
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Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (38.40%) Finance
2 52 (20.80%) Microsoft
3 42 (16.80%) Banking
4 38 (15.20%) Business Analysis
5 37 (14.80%) MS Office
6 36 (14.40%) UML
7 33 (13.20%) SQL
8 31 (12.40%) Windows
9 28 (11.20%) .NET
9 28 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (10.80%) Test Scripting
11 24 (9.60%) Security Cleared
11 24 (9.60%) Project Management
12 23 (9.20%) SQL Server
13 22 (8.80%) ISEB
14 21 (8.40%) Scrum
15 20 (8.00%) Active Directory
15 20 (8.00%) MS Excel
16 18 (7.20%) Oracle
16 18 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (7.20%) HP Quality Center
17 15 (6.00%) Use Case
17 15 (6.00%) AS400
17 15 (6.00%) Change Management
17 15 (6.00%) ITIL
17 15 (6.00%) Windows XP
18 14 (5.60%) Java
18 14 (5.60%) HP
18 14 (5.60%) SC Cleared
19 13 (5.20%) User Acceptance Testing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 12 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.40%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.00%) SAS
4 4 (1.60%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.60%) IIS
5 2 (0.80%) Lync
5 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 37 (14.80%) MS Office
2 20 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.80%) MS Project
4 9 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.80%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.20%) SAP SRM
2 3 (1.20%) SAP FI-FM
2 3 (1.20%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.80%) Agresso
3 2 (0.80%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.60%) Internet
2 3 (1.20%) Wireless
3 2 (0.80%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.80%) LAN
3 2 (0.80%) WAN
4 1 (0.40%) FTP
4 1 (0.40%) VPN
4 1 (0.40%) SAN
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) VoIP
4 1 (0.40%) MPLS
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) PABX
4 1 (0.40%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.00%) DB2
6 4 (1.60%) EDRMS
7 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.80%) MS Access
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.40%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (4.00%) JIRA
2 9 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.60%) TestDirector
3 8 (3.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (2.80%) Selenium
4 7 (2.80%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.60%) Maven
5 4 (1.60%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (1.60%) JMeter
5 4 (1.60%) Bugzilla
5 4 (1.60%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.20%) Subversion
6 3 (1.20%) Ant
6 3 (1.20%) JUnit
6 3 (1.20%) TestNG
6 3 (1.20%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (1.20%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (0.80%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.40%) ClearQuest
General
1 96 (38.40%) Finance
2 42 (16.80%) Banking
3 9 (3.60%) Retail
4 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.40%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.00%) Legal
6 2 (0.80%) Billing
6 2 (0.80%) Welsh Language
6 2 (0.80%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.20%) .NET
2 7 (2.80%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.40%) J2EE
4 4 (1.60%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.60%) XML
5 2 (0.80%) HTML
6 1 (0.40%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.40%) jQuery
6 1 (0.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.40%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.40%) OLE
6 1 (0.40%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.40%) WinForms
6 1 (0.40%) SOAP
6 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.00%) AS400
2 9 (3.60%) iSeries
3 4 (1.60%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.60%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.20%) Open Source
5 2 (0.80%) NHS
6 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.40%) GIS
6 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.40%) Economics
6 1 (0.40%) Statistics
6 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.40%) SCADA
6 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.40%) Life Science
6 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.40%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.40%) Windows
2 15 (6.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.60%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.80%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.40%) AIX
6 6 (2.40%) UNIX
7 5 (2.00%) OS/400
8 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.20%) Business Analysis
2 36 (14.40%) UML
3 28 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (10.80%) Test Scripting
5 24 (9.60%) Project Management
6 21 (8.40%) Scrum
7 18 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (6.00%) Change Management
8 15 (6.00%) ITIL
8 15 (6.00%) Use Case
9 13 (5.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (5.20%) CRM
10 11 (4.40%) BDD
11 10 (4.00%) SOA
12 9 (3.60%) OO
12 9 (3.60%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (3.20%) Software Testing
13 8 (3.20%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (3.20%) TDD
13 8 (3.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.20%) SQL
2 14 (5.60%) Java
3 9 (3.60%) C#
4 6 (2.40%) COBOL
4 6 (2.40%) RPG
5 5 (2.00%) VBA
5 5 (2.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.20%) VB
6 3 (1.20%) Scala
7 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.40%) VBScript
8 1 (0.40%) PHP
8 1 (0.40%) R
8 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.40%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 24 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.80%) ISEB
3 14 (5.60%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.20%) Degree
5 10 (4.00%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.60%) CCA
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.80%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.80%) CIPFA
7 2 (0.80%) CIMA
8 1 (0.40%) MCTS
8 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.40%) HND
8 1 (0.40%) MCSA
8 1 (0.40%) CCNP
8 1 (0.40%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.80%) QA
2 6 (2.40%) SLA
3 4 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) FATCA
5 1 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.40%) GAMP
System Software
1 20 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) XenApp
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (7.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 52 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.20%) Oracle
3 14 (5.60%) HP
4 13 (5.20%) SAP
5 11 (4.40%) IBM
6 7 (2.80%) Business Objects
7 6 (2.40%) Adobe
8 4 (1.60%) Cognos
9 3 (1.20%) Citrix
9 3 (1.20%) Informatica
10 2 (0.80%) VMware
10 2 (0.80%) Google
10 2 (0.80%) Tableau
10 2 (0.80%) Cisco
11 1 (0.40%) Avaya
11 1 (0.40%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.40%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.40%) AppSense
11 1 (0.40%) Casewise
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