The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £186 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Analyst
Wales / South Wales
Rank 53 67 47
Rank change year-on-year +14 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.36% 0.52% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.53% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £186 £235 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.06% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £8.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £23.65
% change year-on-year +34.78% -51.37%  

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 544 569 429
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.80% 98.78% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 382 294
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 35 20
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in South Wales

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in South Wales

Technical 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 Technical Analyst in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in South Wales

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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 +18 2 £186 -21.06%
Technical Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) JCAPS
3 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (33.33%) NICE Systems
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) HL7
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
3 2 (33.33%) Fiorano
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) LAN

Technical 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) JCAPS
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Fiorano
1 2 (33.33%) Genesys
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
1 2 (33.33%) NICE Systems