The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 36 43 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 5 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.47% 4.08% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 4.13% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £143 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £260 £265
% change year-on-year -13.46% -1.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.07% -20.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.17 £12.50
% change year-on-year -5.05% +5.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 325 412 257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.59% 98.80% 98.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 289 197
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 11
Median hourly rate £13.70 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.38% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Service Analyst in the job title.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in Cardiff

Service Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
3 11 (57.89%) MS Office
4 10 (52.63%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
7 1 (5.26%) Teradata
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (5.26%) MySQL
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.26%) Apache
7 1 (5.26%) Python
7 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.26%) Cognos

Service Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.26%) Luigi
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Fintech
1 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Business Process Modelling
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.26%) Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) Change Management
2 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.26%) ETL
2 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (5.26%) Project Management
2 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau
3 1 (5.26%) Talend
3 1 (5.26%) Teradata