Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 36 53
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17 -26
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 77 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.08% 4.65% 4.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.25% 19.14% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 46 44
Wales median daily rate £335 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.28% +10.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £140 £217 £263
90th Percentile £426 £494 £446
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +1.18% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Wales median hourly rate £33.75 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% - -
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year -7.14% +6.36% +6.73%

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 422 324 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.84% 24.32% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 224 241
Wales median daily rate £391 £361 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.30% +7.04% -3.57%
10th Percentile £180 £165 £213
90th Percentile £514 £504 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 12
Wales median hourly rate £31.89 £20.25 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.48% +2.21% +32.08%
10th Percentile £13.16 £13.16 £12.75
90th Percentile £89.19 £70.45 £29.50
UK median hourly rate £21.79 £20.97 £21.00
% change year-on-year +3.91% -0.14% +20.00%

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 20 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Wales over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 April 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 -2 73 £350 -14.79% 29
West Wales +9 3 £295 -30.59% 2
North Wales - 1 £363 - 1
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 37 (48.05%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
4 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
4 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
5 14 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 14 (18.18%) Change Control
5 14 (18.18%) C++
5 14 (18.18%) UML
5 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (18.18%) Finance
5 14 (18.18%) Multithreaded Programming
6 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
7 11 (14.29%) Scrum
8 10 (12.99%) Degree
9 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
9 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
9 9 (11.69%) OOD
9 9 (11.69%) OO
9 9 (11.69%) Windows
10 8 (10.39%) IBM Notes
10 8 (10.39%) SQL
10 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (10.39%) Lotus
10 8 (10.39%) Project Management
10 8 (10.39%) Document Management
11 7 (9.09%) Statistics
11 7 (9.09%) User Experience
11 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 7 (9.09%) ITIL

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 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.39%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.19%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.30%) InVision
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.19%) Skype
4 3 (3.90%) IPv4
4 3 (3.90%) LAN
5 1 (1.30%) DNS
5 1 (1.30%) HTTP
5 1 (1.30%) Network Security
5 1 (1.30%) SAN
5 1 (1.30%) VoIP
5 1 (1.30%) VPN
5 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) MS Access
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Subversion
1 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
2 3 (3.90%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) Maven
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.30%) TestRail
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Automotive
3 4 (5.19%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.90%) Law
5 2 (2.60%) Advertising
5 2 (2.60%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Military
6 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Analyst
2 14 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Floorwalker
5 6 (7.79%) Head of Architecture
5 6 (7.79%) IT Support
6 5 (6.49%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) DBA
7 4 (5.19%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (5.19%) IT Technician
7 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.19%) Support Technician
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Software Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) CSS
1 1 (1.30%) HTML
1 1 (1.30%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (1.30%) OpenGL
1 1 (1.30%) Spring
1 1 (1.30%) Spring Boot
1 1 (1.30%) XML
1 1 (1.30%) XML Schema
1 1 (1.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) User Experience
2 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.60%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Linked Data
4 1 (1.30%) NHS
4 1 (1.30%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.30%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Linux
3 3 (3.90%) CentOS
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
4 14 (18.18%) Change Control
4 14 (18.18%) Multithreaded Programming
4 14 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 14 (18.18%) UML
5 11 (14.29%) Scrum
6 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
6 9 (11.69%) OO
6 9 (11.69%) OOD
7 8 (10.39%) Document Management
7 8 (10.39%) Project Management
8 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 7 (9.09%) ITIL
8 7 (9.09%) SDLC
8 7 (9.09%) Statistics
9 6 (7.79%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (7.79%) Service Design
9 6 (7.79%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) C++
2 8 (10.39%) SQL
3 7 (9.09%) C
3 7 (9.09%) Python
4 6 (7.79%) R
5 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.60%) Java
6 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.30%) C-shell
7 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) Degree
4 5 (6.49%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.60%) MCSA
5 2 (2.60%) MCSE
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.30%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.30%) CCNA
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PMP
6 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) MISRA
1 6 (7.79%) MISRA C
2 4 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.60%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.30%) GDPR
4 1 (1.30%) ISO 13485
4 1 (1.30%) JTAG
4 1 (1.30%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Docker
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) PTC Integrity
2 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.30%) Ansible
2 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) SCOM
2 1 (1.30%) Terraform
2 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Lotus
3 6 (7.79%) Green Hills
4 5 (6.49%) Cloudera
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle
5 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.90%) VMware
6 2 (2.60%) HP
6 2 (2.60%) IBM
6 2 (2.60%) PTC
7 1 (1.30%) Adobe
7 1 (1.30%) Avaya
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco
7 1 (1.30%) Cognos
7 1 (1.30%) Dell
7 1 (1.30%) NetApp
7 1 (1.30%) Nortel
7 1 (1.30%) Veeam