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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 147 121 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.18% 23.63% 15.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.91% 25.16% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 68 49
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£325 £369 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +11.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £260 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 3
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £17.95 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.24%
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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
671 481 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.69% 93.95% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 237 259
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
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 41 40 42
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.91% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.05 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 -2 135 £325 -13.33% 45
West Wales +4 9 £350 +24.44% 4
North Wales - 2 - - 2
Analyst
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Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 100 (29.33%) Finance
2 77 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (20.23%) SQL
4 60 (17.60%) Microsoft
5 45 (13.20%) MS Excel
6 42 (12.32%) MS Office
6 42 (12.32%) ITIL
7 41 (12.02%) Banking
7 41 (12.02%) Test Scripting
8 39 (11.44%) Scrum
9 37 (10.85%) Business Analysis
10 36 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (10.56%) Windows
11 34 (9.97%) Selenium
11 34 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (9.68%) ISEB
13 29 (8.50%) CRM
13 29 (8.50%) Security Cleared
14 28 (8.21%) HP Quality Center
15 27 (7.92%) Project Management
15 27 (7.92%) HP
16 26 (7.62%) UML
16 26 (7.62%) Service Management
17 25 (7.33%) Change Management
17 25 (7.33%) SharePoint
18 24 (7.04%) Firewall
18 24 (7.04%) Waterfall
19 22 (6.45%) Analytics
20 21 (6.16%) SC Cleared
20 21 (6.16%) Java

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.69%) SAS
3 11 (3.23%) Lync
4 10 (2.93%) IIS
5 4 (1.17%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.59%) Mule
7 2 (0.59%) Documentum
7 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.59%) CMS
8 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 45 (13.20%) MS Excel
2 42 (12.32%) MS Office
3 15 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (1.17%) Agresso
3 3 (0.88%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.76%) Office 365
2 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.04%) Firewall
2 5 (1.47%) LAN
3 4 (1.17%) Network Security
4 3 (0.88%) Internet
4 3 (0.88%) WAN
5 2 (0.59%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.59%) MPLS
5 2 (0.59%) DSL
5 2 (0.59%) Wireless
6 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.29%) Intranet
6 1 (0.29%) H.323
6 1 (0.29%) ISDN
6 1 (0.29%) DNS
6 1 (0.29%) PBX
6 1 (0.29%) VoIP
6 1 (0.29%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.05%) MS Access
6 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.76%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.47%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.29%) MySQL
9 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.29%) OLAP
9 1 (0.29%) DTS
9 1 (0.29%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 34 (9.97%) Selenium
2 20 (5.87%) Maven
3 18 (5.28%) JIRA
4 16 (4.69%) WebDriver
5 15 (4.40%) Cucumber
6 12 (3.52%) SoapUI
7 10 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (2.93%) Jenkins
8 8 (2.35%) Bugzilla
8 8 (2.35%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (1.76%) TortoiseSVN
9 6 (1.76%) Subversion
9 6 (1.76%) JMeter
10 5 (1.47%) Ant
10 5 (1.47%) JUnit
10 5 (1.47%) Toad
10 5 (1.47%) TestNG
10 5 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.88%) TestDirector
12 2 (0.59%) CA Gen
General
1 100 (29.33%) Finance
2 41 (12.02%) Banking
3 18 (5.28%) Retail
4 7 (2.05%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.47%) Marketing
6 4 (1.17%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.88%) Legal
7 3 (0.88%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.59%) French Language
8 2 (0.59%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Billing
8 2 (0.59%) Publishing
8 2 (0.59%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.69%) XML
2 13 (3.81%) .NET
3 11 (3.23%) SOAP
3 11 (3.23%) JSON
3 11 (3.23%) REST
4 8 (2.35%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.17%) J2EE
6 3 (0.88%) Web Services
7 1 (0.29%) Spring
7 1 (0.29%) JSF
7 1 (0.29%) JDBC
7 1 (0.29%) MDX
7 1 (0.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.28%) AS400
3 16 (4.69%) Open Source
4 14 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.35%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.76%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.47%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.47%) SCADA
8 4 (1.17%) User Experience
9 3 (0.88%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.59%) New Media
10 2 (0.59%) Statistics
10 2 (0.59%) PKI
10 2 (0.59%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.59%) NHS
10 2 (0.59%) GIS
11 1 (0.29%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.29%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.56%) Windows
2 11 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 10 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (2.93%) Windows XP
4 8 (2.35%) UNIX
5 5 (1.47%) Linux
6 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.88%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (12.32%) ITIL
3 41 (12.02%) Test Scripting
4 39 (11.44%) Scrum
5 37 (10.85%) Business Analysis
6 36 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (8.50%) CRM
8 27 (7.92%) Project Management
9 26 (7.62%) UML
9 26 (7.62%) Service Management
10 25 (7.33%) Change Management
11 24 (7.04%) Waterfall
12 22 (6.45%) Analytics
13 20 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (5.57%) User Stories
14 19 (5.57%) Workflow
15 18 (5.28%) Migration
16 16 (4.69%) Data Modelling
16 16 (4.69%) Incident Management
16 16 (4.69%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (20.23%) SQL
2 21 (6.16%) Java
3 19 (5.57%) VBA
4 15 (4.40%) C#
5 6 (1.76%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.47%) VB
6 5 (1.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (0.59%) Scala
7 2 (0.59%) C
8 1 (0.29%) Ruby
8 1 (0.29%) PHP
8 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (9.68%) ISEB
2 29 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 21 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.35%) CCA
6 5 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.17%) Degree
7 4 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.88%) MCP
9 2 (0.59%) IIBA
9 2 (0.59%) CBAP
9 2 (0.59%) CISSP
9 2 (0.59%) PMP
9 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.59%) GCIA
9 2 (0.59%) GCFW
9 2 (0.59%) GCWN
9 2 (0.59%) GIAC
10 1 (0.29%) CEH
10 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.57%) QA
2 7 (2.05%) SLA
3 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.59%) XenApp
2 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (8.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.59%) SCCM
3 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 60 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.92%) HP
3 21 (6.16%) Oracle
4 10 (2.93%) SAP
5 9 (2.64%) Citrix
6 8 (2.35%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.35%) Sage
7 7 (2.05%) IBM
8 6 (1.76%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.47%) Cisco
9 5 (1.47%) Cognos
10 4 (1.17%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.88%) VMware
11 3 (0.88%) Progress
11 3 (0.88%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.59%) Trend Micro
12 2 (0.59%) Juniper
12 2 (0.59%) CA
12 2 (0.59%) Sourcefire
12 2 (0.59%) Casewise
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