The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £308 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
Wales / South Wales
Rank 50 62 40
Rank change year-on-year +12 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.07% 1.55% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.57% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Median daily rate £308 £163 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.23% -59.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.17% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £16.13 £18.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% -10.41%  

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 545 574 422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.80% 98.63% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 387 293
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 20
Median hourly rate £17.77 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.30 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in South Wales

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in South Wales

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in South Wales over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in South Wales

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in South Wales

Data 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 Data Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 March 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 +22 6 £308 +30.85% 1
Data Analyst
Wales

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Data 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 Data Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Power Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Clearswift
2 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 2 (20.00%) Kofax
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) OLAP
1 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) AIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Power Management
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) PLM
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) R
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Clearswift
1 2 (20.00%) Kofax
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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