The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 7 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 14 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 13.46% 8.90% 8.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.14% 9.56% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Analyst
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West 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
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99 136 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 95.19% 93.15% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 105 18
Average daily rate £425 £375 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +16.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.31 £11.25 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.20% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £10.85 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 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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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
Carmarthenshire - 9 £295 -
Swansea +7 5 £425 +13.33%
Analyst
Wales

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Migration
4 7 (36.84%) Data Migration
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (31.58%) NHS
5 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (21.05%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (21.05%) MDX
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
7 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) OLAP
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) SDLC
8 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.79%) UNIX
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) OLAP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (21.05%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (15.79%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.26%) CA Gen
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) MDX
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Migration
3 7 (36.84%) Data Migration
4 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
8 2 (10.53%) RUP
8 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) CA