Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 45 27
Rank change year-on-year +12 -18 +21
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 102 54 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.86% 4.42% 6.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.69% 14.96% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 40 66
Wales median daily rate £418 £393 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.37% -0.63% +5.33%
10th Percentile £313 £155 £175
90th Percentile £586 £444 £525
UK median daily rate £440 £440 £413
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Wales median hourly rate £22.34 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.55% +66.67% -
10th Percentile £15.33 £30.00 £17.13
90th Percentile £23.49 £30.00 £21.30
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.50% +11.11% -2.81%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 518 361 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 29.77% 29.54% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 242 306
Wales median daily rate £418 £361 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.57% -7.37% +13.87%
10th Percentile £253 £140 £161
90th Percentile £592 £498 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 14
Wales median hourly rate £19.59 £22.69 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.66% +10.68% +12.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.20 £17.06
90th Percentile £32.25 £39.13 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Wales

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Wales

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Wales over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Wales

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Wales

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills within the Wales region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
South Wales +8 90 £414 +5.41% 32
West Wales +8 11 £463 +56.78% 5
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 32 (31.37%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (22.55%) Business Analysis
4 21 (20.59%) Finance
5 19 (18.63%) User Stories
6 18 (17.65%) Degree
7 17 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (14.71%) Project Management
9 15 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 15 (14.71%) Security Cleared
10 14 (13.73%) Machine Learning
11 12 (11.76%) Scrum
11 12 (11.76%) ITIL
12 11 (10.78%) C++
12 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
12 11 (10.78%) Change Control
12 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (10.78%) Analytical Thinking
13 10 (9.80%) Decision-Making
13 10 (9.80%) Epics
13 10 (9.80%) Service Design
13 10 (9.80%) Multithreaded Programming
13 10 (9.80%) Confluence
13 10 (9.80%) Big Data
13 10 (9.80%) Multithreading
13 10 (9.80%) JIRA
13 10 (9.80%) Artificial Intelligence

Analytical Skills
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 (9.80%) Confluence
2 4 (3.92%) SAS
3 3 (2.94%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.96%) IaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Office 365
4 1 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) VoIP
2 5 (4.90%) Extranet
2 5 (4.90%) Intranet
3 4 (3.92%) Firewall
3 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.92%) Wireless
4 3 (2.94%) BGP
4 3 (2.94%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.94%) LAN
4 3 (2.94%) MPLS
4 3 (2.94%) OSPF
4 3 (2.94%) Skype
5 1 (0.98%) SAN
5 1 (0.98%) SMS
5 1 (0.98%) SNMP
5 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (9.80%) Big Data
3 7 (6.86%) Power BI
4 3 (2.94%) Blockchain
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.98%) MS Access
5 1 (0.98%) MySQL
5 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.80%) JIRA
2 6 (5.88%) Spinnaker
3 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.98%) GCC
6 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium
6 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (20.59%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Marketing
3 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Electronics
5 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.98%) Front Office
5 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Law
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 48 (47.06%) Analyst
2 27 (26.47%) Business Analyst
3 11 (10.78%) Software Engineer
4 10 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (8.82%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (7.84%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Developer
7 5 (4.90%) Security Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Architect
8 4 (3.92%) EDI Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) EDI Business Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) IT Manager
8 4 (3.92%) IT Services Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Service Manager
9 3 (2.94%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Designer
9 3 (2.94%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) User Researcher
9 3 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.82%) Web Services
2 4 (3.92%) EDI
3 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.94%) CSS
3 3 (2.94%) CSS3
3 3 (2.94%) Django
3 3 (2.94%) HTML
3 3 (2.94%) HTML5
3 3 (2.94%) jQuery
4 2 (1.96%) XML
4 2 (1.96%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.98%) COM
5 1 (0.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Fintech
1 7 (6.86%) NHS
1 7 (6.86%) User Experience
2 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.94%) Blog
4 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.98%) CMDB
5 1 (0.98%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.94%) Windows
1 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (31.37%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (22.55%) Business Analysis
4 19 (18.63%) User Stories
5 17 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (14.71%) Project Management
6 15 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 14 (13.73%) Machine Learning
8 12 (11.76%) ITIL
8 12 (11.76%) Scrum
9 11 (10.78%) Analytical Thinking
9 11 (10.78%) Change Control
10 10 (9.80%) Decision-Making
10 10 (9.80%) Epics
10 10 (9.80%) Multithreaded Programming
10 10 (9.80%) OO
10 10 (9.80%) OOD
10 10 (9.80%) Service Design
10 10 (9.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.78%) C++
2 7 (6.86%) Python
2 7 (6.86%) SQL
3 6 (5.88%) Java
4 3 (2.94%) C
4 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.98%) R
6 1 (0.98%) Ruby
6 1 (0.98%) VB
6 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) Degree
2 15 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.96%) CISM
5 2 (1.96%) CISSP
5 2 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.96%) CRISC
5 2 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) HND
5 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.96%) PMP
6 1 (0.98%) CCNA
6 1 (0.98%) CCNP
6 1 (0.98%) ISEB
6 1 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) GDPR
3 1 (0.98%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.88%) Docker
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.96%) SCCM
2 2 (1.96%) WSUS
3 1 (0.98%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) VMware
3 5 (4.90%) Citrix
3 5 (4.90%) SAP
4 4 (3.92%) Cisco
4 4 (3.92%) Google
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle
5 3 (2.94%) Adobe
5 3 (2.94%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.96%) Facebook
7 1 (0.98%) Avaya
7 1 (0.98%) Dell
7 1 (0.98%) HP
7 1 (0.98%) McAfee
7 1 (0.98%) NetApp
7 1 (0.98%) Nortel
7 1 (0.98%) Remedy
7 1 (0.98%) Sage
7 1 (0.98%) Sophos
7 1 (0.98%) Tableau