The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 22 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.

Analyst
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 78 92 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 14.55% 19.21% 18.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.09% 19.74% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 60 84
Median daily rate £350 £344 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +1.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.70 £16.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 517 466 573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.46% 97.29% 97.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 310 428
Median daily rate £356 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.78% +2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 24
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.85 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £40.30 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in South Wales

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in South Wales

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in South Wales over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in South Wales

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in South Wales

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in South Wales over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in South Wales

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 52 £356 +9.61% 9
Newport +3 19 £350 +1.81% 3
Bridgend +3 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 - - 1
Torfaen - 1 - -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 South Wales region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 41 (28.47%) Business Analysis
2 35 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (20.83%) Finance
4 24 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 23 (15.97%) ITIL
6 21 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (13.89%) XML
8 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Office
8 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
9 16 (11.11%) Windows
10 15 (10.42%) SQL
10 15 (10.42%) Migration
10 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
11 14 (9.72%) ISTQB
11 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
12 13 (9.03%) ISEB
12 13 (9.03%) Management Information System
12 13 (9.03%) Service Delivery
12 13 (9.03%) Change Management
12 13 (9.03%) Degree
13 12 (8.33%) User Stories
13 12 (8.33%) WebSphere
13 12 (8.33%) Banking
13 12 (8.33%) Project Management
13 12 (8.33%) NHS
13 12 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (8.33%) Fiorano
13 12 (8.33%) IBM
14 11 (7.64%) XSLT
14 11 (7.64%) Service Management

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 12 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.94%) JCAPS
3 3 (2.08%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.39%) Confluence
4 2 (1.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.86%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (3.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.69%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Office 365
1 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
1 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) LAN
1 3 (2.08%) WAN
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.69%) Intranet
2 1 (0.69%) POP3
2 1 (0.69%) SMTP
2 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.69%) Wireless
2 1 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.78%) GIS
4 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.69%) Ingres
5 1 (0.69%) MS Access
5 1 (0.69%) MySQL
5 1 (0.69%) OLAP
5 1 (0.69%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.69%) Power BI
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.69%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.25%) JIRA
2 7 (4.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.69%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.69%) Selenium
5 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (20.83%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (1.39%) Billing
4 2 (1.39%) Legal
4 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.89%) XML
2 11 (7.64%) XSLT
3 10 (6.94%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (4.86%) SOAP
5 3 (2.08%) Velocity
6 2 (1.39%) .NET
6 2 (1.39%) RESTful
6 2 (1.39%) Web Services
7 1 (0.69%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.69%) JSON
7 1 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.03%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.33%) NHS
3 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.69%) Fintech
6 1 (0.69%) iSeries
6 1 (0.69%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.11%) Windows
2 9 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.39%) AIX
4 2 (1.39%) Linux
4 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.47%) Business Analysis
2 35 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 23 (15.97%) ITIL
5 21 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (10.42%) Migration
7 13 (9.03%) Change Management
7 13 (9.03%) Service Delivery
8 12 (8.33%) Project Management
8 12 (8.33%) User Stories
9 11 (7.64%) Data Protection
9 11 (7.64%) Release Management
9 11 (7.64%) Service Management
10 10 (6.94%) Data Migration
10 10 (6.94%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (6.94%) Test Strategy
11 9 (6.25%) ITIL V3
11 9 (6.25%) ITSM
11 9 (6.25%) Scrum
12 8 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.42%) SQL
2 5 (3.47%) C++
3 4 (2.78%) Java
4 3 (2.08%) Perl
5 2 (1.39%) R
6 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.72%) ISTQB
3 13 (9.03%) Degree
3 13 (9.03%) ISEB
4 9 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.78%) CISA
6 4 (2.78%) CISM
6 4 (2.78%) CISSP
7 3 (2.08%) CBAP
7 3 (2.08%) CRISC
8 2 (1.39%) CCNA
8 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.69%) CCA
9 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.69%) MCSA
9 1 (0.69%) MCSE
9 1 (0.69%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) HL7
2 10 (6.94%) QA
3 4 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (2.78%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.08%) COBIT
4 3 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.39%) GDPR
6 1 (0.69%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.69%) PMO
6 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.39%) SCCM
2 2 (1.39%) WSUS
3 1 (0.69%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (0.69%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.33%) Fiorano
2 12 (8.33%) IBM
3 10 (6.94%) InterSystems
4 6 (4.17%) Citrix
4 6 (4.17%) Oracle
5 5 (3.47%) Avaya
5 5 (3.47%) HP
5 5 (3.47%) Verint
5 5 (3.47%) VMware
6 3 (2.08%) Lotus
6 3 (2.08%) Thunderhead
7 2 (1.39%) Cisco
7 2 (1.39%) Clearswift
7 2 (1.39%) Kofax
7 2 (1.39%) Remedy
7 2 (1.39%) SAP
8 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.69%) McAfee
8 1 (0.69%) Sage
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