The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 51 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Analytics 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.40% 1.05% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.37% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-53.75% +52.38%
Analytics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
516 439 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.07% 76.88% 70.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 266 172
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 11
Average hourly rate £18.90 £45.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.00% +181.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £16.20 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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
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 5 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 10 £350 +9.37% 3
Mid Wales - - - -
Analytics
UK

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (27.50%) MS Office
5 10 (25.00%) Project Management
6 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
6 9 (22.50%) SAS
6 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
8 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (15.00%) TDD
9 6 (15.00%) Workflow
9 6 (15.00%) CRM
10 5 (12.50%) VBA
10 5 (12.50%) HP
10 5 (12.50%) ISEB
10 5 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Credit Risk
10 5 (12.50%) AS400
10 5 (12.50%) Scrum
10 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (10.00%) DevOps
11 4 (10.00%) Banking
11 4 (10.00%) Retail
11 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
11 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.00%) Marketing

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 9 (22.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Zope
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Office
2 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.50%) MS Project
3 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP SRM
2 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.00%) QlikView
4 2 (5.00%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (2.50%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Data Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Microstrategy Developer
5 3 (7.50%) MI Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Data Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Business Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) CSS3
1 2 (5.00%) HTML5
1 2 (5.00%) CSS
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) CPAN
2 1 (2.50%) XMPP
2 1 (2.50%) Catalyst
2 1 (2.50%) Mason
2 1 (2.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 5 (12.50%) AS400
3 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.50%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.00%) New Media
4 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Statistics
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.50%) SCADA
5 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.50%) Social Network
5 1 (2.50%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.00%) TDD
4 6 (15.00%) Workflow
4 6 (15.00%) CRM
5 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps
6 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.50%) Change Management
7 3 (7.50%) Web Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Campaign Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Customer Insight
8 2 (5.00%) Video Analytics
8 2 (5.00%) MapReduce
8 2 (5.00%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) VBA
3 4 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Ruby
5 2 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Groovy
6 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISEB
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (7.50%) Sage
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Progress
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Cognos
5 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.50%) Avaya
5 1 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) Zend
5 1 (2.50%) Tableau