Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £128 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Service Analyst
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 33 61
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 23 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.76% 3.67% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 3.73% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 18
Cardiff median daily rate £128 £243 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.42% -28.15% +117.74%
10th Percentile £105 £98 £263
90th Percentile £370 £443 £441
South Wales median daily rate £128 £221 £350
% change year-on-year -42.37% -36.79% +118.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 4
Cardiff median hourly rate £12.09 £11.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.09% -28.13% +45.45%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.75 £12.33
90th Percentile £15.24 £13.90 £17.40
South Wales median hourly rate £12.09 £11.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year +5.09% +4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Contract vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 588 536 854
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 98.35% 97.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 403 697
Cardiff median daily rate £363 £375 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.65% -2.29%
10th Percentile £163 £171 £210
90th Percentile £500 £525 £461
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 22
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.41% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.65 £9.78
90th Percentile £24.33 £36.55 £21.35
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +12.90% -1.59% +16.67%

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Service Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in Cardiff

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in Cardiff

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Analyst in Cardiff over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Analyst in Cardiff

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in Cardiff

Service Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Service Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Service Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITSM
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.04%) SLA
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Office 365
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) JCAPS
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.70%) SOAP

Service Analyst Skill Set
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 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.70%) JCAPS
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) ADSL
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
1 2 (8.70%) XML
1 2 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) iPad
1 1 (4.35%) iPhone
1 1 (4.35%) NHS
1 1 (4.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Release Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Statistics
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (4.35%) Logistics
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Proactive Management
5 1 (4.35%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (4.35%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCENT
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
3 1 (4.35%) MOS
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) HL7
3 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Citrix
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Fiorano
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) InterSystems
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) SAP