Period
to 22 January 2021

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

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.

Analyst
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 23 18
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 31 22 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 15.66% 7.10% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.22% 7.46% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 7
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £193 £313 £167
90th Percentile £508 £450 £493
South Wales median daily rate £300 £325 £361
% change year-on-year -7.69% -10.03% -1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Median hourly rate £22.40 £19.18 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.79% -17.49% +25.65%
10th Percentile £16.95 £15.71 £19.72
90th Percentile £25.44 £20.12 £24.02
South Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +33.93% -6.67% +32.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newport. 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
Newport
Contract vacancies in Newport with a recognized job title 180 295 320
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.91% 95.16% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 232 225
Median daily rate £475 £465 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +5.68% +10.00%
10th Percentile £181 £282 £313
90th Percentile £550 £560 £575
South Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 21
Median hourly rate £21.80 £19.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.66% +0.95% -60.00%
10th Percentile £16.00 £14.97 £10.04
90th Percentile £25.29 £41.85 £24.00
Median hourly rate £17.75 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.97% +11.67% +7.14%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Newport

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Analyst in Newport

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Newport over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in Newport

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Newport.

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in Newport

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newport region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) Office 365
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (35.48%) MCP
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 8 (25.81%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 6 (19.35%) SQL
8 6 (19.35%) Python
8 6 (19.35%) Qualitative Analysis
8 6 (19.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (16.13%) R
9 5 (16.13%) Finance
10 4 (12.90%) Use Case
10 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (12.90%) Tableau
10 4 (12.90%) Power BI
10 4 (12.90%) Power Platform
10 4 (12.90%) Public Sector
11 3 (9.68%) Shiny
11 3 (9.68%) Requirements Gathering
11 3 (9.68%) Decision-Making
11 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark
11 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
11 3 (9.68%) SAS

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 (9.68%) Apache Spark
1 3 (9.68%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.68%) Stata
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (3.23%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Office 365
2 4 (12.90%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
1 1 (3.23%) Skype
1 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Power BI
1 4 (12.90%) Tableau
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
2 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Shiny
2 1 (3.23%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.81%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) CESG
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Qualitative Analysis
2 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.90%) Use Case
3 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Decision-Making
3 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (9.68%) Requirements Gathering
3 3 (9.68%) Statistics
4 2 (6.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.23%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.23%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.23%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Python
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) R
3 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) MCP
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (19.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (19.35%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) CEH
6 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Alteryx
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Intel
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Sun