The first table below looks at the demand for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 17 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 62 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing Analytics 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.56% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.37% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £150 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 - £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+52.38% +59.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
521 272 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.36% 64.30% 69.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 164 160
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £13.10 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £23.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Analytics
UK

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analytics across the Wales region.

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Wales region.

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Analytics
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 Analytics within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 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 - 3 £150 - 2
West Wales - - - -
Analytics
UK

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Analytics also 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 that cited Analytics.

1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Tableau
4 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) SAS
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) WebTrends
5 1 (11.11%) AS400
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) SQL

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Analytics also 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 that cited Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) WebTrends
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) AS400
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
4 1 (11.11%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Tableau
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Objects