The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £326 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

System Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 37 41
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.61% 1.08% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.12% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £326 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.38% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.77% +12.50%  

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 312 269 326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.12% 96.76% 97.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 185 264
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £185 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% +8.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in Cardiff

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Systems 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 Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) CCAA
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) POP3
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) CCA

Systems 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) POP3
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCA
1 1 (50.00%) CCAA
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft