Period
to 28 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 25 27
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 40 94 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.49% 6.61% 5.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.33% 21.12% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 64 47
South Wales median daily rate £404 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.87% +12.14% -13.04%
10th Percentile £275 £282 £133
90th Percentile £525 £551 £463
Wales median daily rate £400 £395 £320
% change year-on-year +1.27% +23.44% -23.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
South Wales median hourly rate £19.18 £12.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.09% -67.23% +108.33%
Wales median hourly rate £19.18 £12.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +56.09% -67.23% +108.33%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 245 445 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.50% 31.27% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 306 220
South Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £170 £263 £150
90th Percentile £575 £600 £501
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £390
% change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 13
South Wales median hourly rate £19.18 £20.03 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.22% -33.25% +46.34%
10th Percentile £11.37 £8.93 £15.35
90th Percentile £38.50 £44.20 £96.53
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £26.91
% change year-on-year +26.67% -44.26% +36.25%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in South Wales

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in South Wales

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in South Wales over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in South Wales

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in South Wales

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 28 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 19 £400 +3.23% 20
Newport -13 19 £450 +12.50% 9
Bridgend +2 1 £325 +67.74%
Monmouthshire - 1 - -
Analytical Skills
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) Degree
4 6 (15.00%) Windows
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) Python
5 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (12.50%) Finance
5 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 5 (12.50%) Public Sector
5 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.50%) Coaching
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps
6 4 (10.00%) GCP
6 4 (10.00%) Kubernetes
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (10.00%) Analytics
6 4 (10.00%) SaaS
6 4 (10.00%) Data Science
6 4 (10.00%) Terraform
6 4 (10.00%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Statistics
6 4 (10.00%) Google
6 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (7.50%) Quantitative Analysis

Analytical Skills
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 3 (7.50%) Apache Spark
1 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) GCP
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
2 3 (7.50%) G Suite
2 3 (7.50%) GitHub
2 3 (7.50%) Stackdriver
3 1 (2.50%) Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.50%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) IPv4
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) SSL
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.50%) Bigtable
4 1 (2.50%) Impala
4 1 (2.50%) Power BI
4 1 (2.50%) QlikView
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.50%) Postman
2 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
1 5 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) IT Support
3 3 (7.50%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (7.50%) IT Technician
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Support Technician
3 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Data Science Graduate
4 2 (5.00%) Graduate
4 2 (5.00%) Research Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.00%) Trainer
5 1 (2.50%) Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.50%) QA Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
2 2 (5.00%) DWR
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) PySpark
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) Ajax
3 1 (2.50%) JSON
3 1 (2.50%) LDAP
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Coaching
4 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Analytics
5 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Data Science
5 4 (10.00%) DevOps
5 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Statistics
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Project Delivery
6 3 (7.50%) Runbook
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) R
4 1 (2.50%) C++
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) Scala
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.50%) CEH
5 1 (2.50%) CISSP
5 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.50%) GIAC
5 1 (2.50%) IIBA
5 1 (2.50%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.50%) PMO
2 1 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) HDFS
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (10.00%) Terraform
2 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Google
2 3 (7.50%) Cloudera
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
2 3 (7.50%) Splunk
3 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Tableau