The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 58 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 20 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.58% 2.26% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 3.18% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
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£350 £260 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -38.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £90 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £373 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +50.00%
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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
606 409 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.29% 71.13% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 255 213
Average daily rate £350 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 11
Average hourly rate £19.70 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.07 £24.50 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 19 £350 +100.00% 1
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Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (25.93%) ETL
5 6 (22.22%) SAS
5 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle
6 5 (18.52%) Business Objects
6 5 (18.52%) DTS
6 5 (18.52%) Cognos
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (18.52%) Analytics
7 4 (14.81%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (14.81%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (14.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (14.81%) Cognos Transformer
7 4 (14.81%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (14.81%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (14.81%) Cognos Powerplay
7 4 (14.81%) Star Schema
7 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.81%) VB
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) GIS
8 3 (11.11%) Management Information System

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.81%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.70%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (18.52%) DTS
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (14.81%) Cognos Powerplay
5 4 (14.81%) Star Schema
5 4 (14.81%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 4 (14.81%) Cognos Report Studio
5 4 (14.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Cognos Transformer
6 3 (11.11%) Data Mart
6 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
6 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (7.41%) MySQL
8 1 (3.70%) MS Access
8 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Data Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
1 2 (7.41%) XML
1 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
1 2 (7.41%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) GIS
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.11%) Data Extraction
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
2 2 (7.41%) Statistics
2 2 (7.41%) Taxonomies
2 2 (7.41%) New Media
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) CCTV
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.93%) ETL
3 5 (18.52%) Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
6 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
6 2 (7.41%) Data Transformation
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (7.41%) Web Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Business Objects
2 5 (18.52%) Cognos
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) ESRI
3 1 (3.70%) Northgate
3 1 (3.70%) Capita