Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £326 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.

System Analyst
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 49 80
Rank change year-on-year -8 +31 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.33% 0.73% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.75% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Cardiff median daily rate £326 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +35.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £312 £313 £230
90th Percentile £347 £454 £375
South Wales median daily rate £326 £363 £250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +45.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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 20 November 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