The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 28 May 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.

Analyst
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 73 104 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.48% 18.84% 18.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.83% 19.44% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 66 100
Median daily rate £369 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £461 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.55 £29.50 £14.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 617 535 768
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.01% 96.92% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 349 505
Median daily rate £375 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 41
Median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £33.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Wales

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Wales

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Wales over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Wales

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Wales

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Wales over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Wales

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
South Wales -2 66 £375 +7.14% 21
North Wales +2 3 £211 - 2
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, 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 Wales region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 32 (21.05%) Finance
3 28 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.47%) SQL
5 21 (13.82%) XML
5 21 (13.82%) PRINCE2
6 19 (12.50%) ITIL
7 18 (11.84%) NHS
8 17 (11.18%) ISEB
9 16 (10.53%) Windows
10 15 (9.87%) Project Management
10 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
10 15 (9.87%) Management Information System
11 14 (9.21%) ISTQB
11 14 (9.21%) SQL Server
11 14 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
12 13 (8.55%) Migration
12 13 (8.55%) Degree
12 13 (8.55%) Security Cleared
12 13 (8.55%) Test Strategy
13 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (7.89%) Test Automation
14 11 (7.24%) Service Management
14 11 (7.24%) Service Delivery
14 11 (7.24%) QA
14 11 (7.24%) Data Protection
15 10 (6.58%) HL7
15 10 (6.58%) Data Migration
15 10 (6.58%) WebSphere
15 10 (6.58%) Banking

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (6.58%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (6.58%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.26%) JCAPS
3 3 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.32%) SAS
5 1 (0.66%) Confluence
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.61%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.66%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.66%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.97%) HTTP
2 3 (1.97%) IPsec
3 1 (0.66%) Firewall
3 1 (0.66%) Intranet
3 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.63%) GIS
4 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.66%) Ingres
5 1 (0.66%) MS Access
5 1 (0.66%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) OLAP
5 1 (0.66%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.66%) Power BI
5 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.66%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) JIRA
1 7 (4.61%) SoapUI
2 4 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.97%) Selenium
4 2 (1.32%) Capybara
4 2 (1.32%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.66%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (21.05%) Finance
2 10 (6.58%) Banking
3 4 (2.63%) Retail
4 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.66%) Billing
5 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.82%) XML
2 9 (5.92%) XSLT
3 8 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (4.61%) SOAP
5 4 (2.63%) .NET
6 3 (1.97%) CSS
6 3 (1.97%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.97%) HTML
6 3 (1.97%) Velocity
7 2 (1.32%) RESTful
7 2 (1.32%) Web Services
8 1 (0.66%) JSON
8 1 (0.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.84%) NHS
2 15 (9.87%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.92%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.32%) Fintech
6 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.66%) iSeries
6 1 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.53%) Windows
2 9 (5.92%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.63%) Linux
4 3 (1.97%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.32%) AIX
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 28 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (13.82%) PRINCE2
4 19 (12.50%) ITIL
5 15 (9.87%) Project Management
6 13 (8.55%) Migration
6 13 (8.55%) Test Strategy
7 12 (7.89%) Test Automation
8 11 (7.24%) Data Protection
8 11 (7.24%) Service Delivery
8 11 (7.24%) Service Management
9 10 (6.58%) Data Migration
9 10 (6.58%) Data Modelling
9 10 (6.58%) ITIL V3
9 10 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.58%) User Stories
10 9 (5.92%) Release Management
10 9 (5.92%) Scrum
10 9 (5.92%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.47%) SQL
2 5 (3.29%) Java
3 3 (1.97%) C++
3 3 (1.97%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.97%) Perl
3 3 (1.97%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.32%) Ruby
5 1 (0.66%) R
5 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (11.18%) ISEB
2 14 (9.21%) ISTQB
3 13 (8.55%) Degree
3 13 (8.55%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.29%) CISM
5 5 (3.29%) CISSP
6 4 (2.63%) CISA
7 3 (1.97%) CBAP
7 3 (1.97%) CRISC
8 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.66%) GIAC
8 1 (0.66%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) QA
2 10 (6.58%) HL7
3 5 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.29%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27002
5 3 (1.97%) COBIT
5 3 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.66%) GDPR
6 1 (0.66%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 1 (0.66%) PMO
6 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (0.66%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.66%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.66%) SCCM
2 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.58%) Fiorano
2 10 (6.58%) IBM
3 8 (5.26%) InterSystems
4 7 (4.61%) Oracle
5 5 (3.29%) Avaya
5 5 (3.29%) Citrix
5 5 (3.29%) HP
5 5 (3.29%) Verint
6 4 (2.63%) VMware
7 3 (1.97%) Thunderhead
8 2 (1.32%) BMC
8 2 (1.32%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.32%) Kofax
8 2 (1.32%) Sage
8 2 (1.32%) SAP
9 1 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco
9 1 (0.66%) Remedy
9 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
La Fosse Associates
Rate: £80 - £100 per day + neg.
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