Period
to 27 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analytical Skills
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 33 35
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 20 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.11% 5.31% 4.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.50% 17.76% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 24
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £389 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% -1.58% +1.94%
10th Percentile £275 £286 £157
90th Percentile £550 £580 £500
South Wales median daily rate £404 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +2.22% +12.86% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £24.70
South Wales median hourly rate £19.18 £12.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +56.09% -67.23% +108.33%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 160 259 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 32.85% 29.87% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 178 135
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +12.36%
10th Percentile £145 £239 £158
90th Percentile £575 £641 £480
South Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £390
% change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Cardiff median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.71% +84.21% -28.30%
10th Percentile £17.00 £14.75 £16.75
90th Percentile £89.75 £92.96 £26.51
South Wales median hourly rate £19.18 £20.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year -4.22% -33.25% +46.34%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Cardiff

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Cardiff

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Cardiff over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Cardiff

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 7 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (10.00%) Data Science
6 2 (10.00%) Fintech
6 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (10.00%) Public Sector
6 2 (10.00%) Project Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Deep Learning
6 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
6 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Mathematics

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Azure
1 1 (5.00%) GCP
1 1 (5.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (5.00%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) IPv4
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) BigQuery
2 1 (5.00%) Bigtable
2 1 (5.00%) Power BI
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Postman
1 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (15.00%) IT Technician
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Data Science Graduate
3 2 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) DWR
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (5.00%) Equities
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Science
5 2 (10.00%) Deep Learning
5 2 (10.00%) Fintech
5 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Research
5 2 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Project Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Architectural Design
6 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) CEH
4 1 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) GIAC
4 1 (5.00%) IIBA
4 1 (5.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau