Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 18 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.

Data Analyst
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 79 92
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 14 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.47% 0.80% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 0.81% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 10
South Wales median daily rate £300 £269 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.63% -28.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £211 £175 £210
90th Percentile £373 £400 £500
Wales median daily rate £300 £269 £325
% change year-on-year +11.63% -17.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
South Wales median hourly rate - £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.14% +22.81%
Wales median hourly rate - £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +12.14% +22.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 921 1106 1240
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 98.22% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 756 938
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £167 £196 £213
90th Percentile £520 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 68 53
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.40 £9.55
90th Percentile £47.10 £72.25 £29.20
Wales median hourly rate £15.37 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +13.85% - -6.90%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +4 9 £363 +5.45% 1
Torfaen - 4 £250 - 1
Neath Port Talbot +1 1 £160 -28.89%
Data Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Data Extraction
5 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
5 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) VBA
6 3 (21.43%) MS Access
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) ETL
6 3 (21.43%) PowerPivot
6 3 (21.43%) R
6 3 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
6 3 (21.43%) Gantt Chart
6 3 (21.43%) Data Transformation
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (21.43%) Power BI
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping

Data 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:

Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) MS Access
2 3 (21.43%) Power BI
2 3 (21.43%) PowerPivot
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Data Extraction
3 3 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Data Transformation
3 3 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Gantt Chart
3 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.14%) OpenUP
5 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) R
2 3 (21.43%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle