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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 64 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 9 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.27% 2.16% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 3.13% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £90 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £408 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £8.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.39% +4.28%
Data Analysis
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
547 351 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.15% 68.96% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 183 214
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 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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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 -18 8 £350 +12.00% 3
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UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (30.43%) ETL
3 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (26.09%) SAS
4 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (21.74%) DTS
5 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
5 5 (21.74%) Cognos
5 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (21.74%) Analytics
6 4 (17.39%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (17.39%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (17.39%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 4 (17.39%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (17.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 4 (17.39%) Cognos Transformer
6 4 (17.39%) VB
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) Cognos Powerplay
6 4 (17.39%) Star Schema
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) GIS
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Data Mart
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) Change Control

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (26.09%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (21.74%) DTS
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (17.39%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 4 (17.39%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (17.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Cognos Transformer
4 4 (17.39%) Cognos Powerplay
4 4 (17.39%) Star Schema
5 3 (13.04%) Data Mart
6 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
6 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (8.70%) MySQL
7 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
1 2 (8.70%) XML
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) Tapestry
1 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) GIS
2 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
2 2 (8.70%) Taxonomies
2 2 (8.70%) New Media
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) CCTV
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ETL
1 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (8.70%) Web Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
5 2 (8.70%) Data Governance
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
1 5 (21.74%) Cognos
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) ESRI
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
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