The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £110 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.

Service Analyst
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 48 47
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 12 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.24% 1.25% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 1.29% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 14
Median daily rate £110 £150 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -54.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £90 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £195 £300
% change year-on-year +28.20% -35.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +36.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

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%  

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in South Wales

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in South Wales

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Analyst in South Wales

Service 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 Service Analyst in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in South Wales

Service 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 Service 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 +6 10 £110 +18.91%
Bridgend - 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 - -
Service Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Service 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 Service Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
5 7 (30.43%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
6 6 (26.09%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (26.09%) Change Management
6 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
7 5 (21.74%) Citrix
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) Finance
9 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
10 2 (8.70%) Regulatory Compliance
10 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
10 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
10 2 (8.70%) QA
10 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (4.35%) Remedy
11 1 (4.35%) McAfee
11 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (4.35%) Service Management
11 1 (4.35%) MOS
11 1 (4.35%) Logistics
11 1 (4.35%) ITSM
11 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
11 1 (4.35%) SAP

Service 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 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (30.43%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Freedom of Information
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Change Management
1 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Logistics
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCENT
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
2 1 (4.35%) MOS
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) Samsung
3 1 (4.35%) SAP