Period
to 20 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 33 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +17
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 95 77 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.65% 5.29% 6.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.77% 18.87% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 51 72
Wales median daily rate £398 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.22% -24.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £282 £139 £186
90th Percentile £563 £425 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Wales median hourly rate £10.54 £33.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.77% +87.50% -
10th Percentile £9.06 £15.41 £17.50
90th Percentile £23.03 £108.00 £18.50
UK median hourly rate £19.85 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -0.75% +5.26% -2.54%

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 506 408 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.12% 28.04% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 265 310
Wales median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £227 £164 £165
90th Percentile £638 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 21
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £8.81 £14.33 £14.10
90th Percentile £37.50 £85.42 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £21.79 £19.76
% change year-on-year -7.09% +10.30% -4.22%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 -3 93 £393 +12.14% 36
West Wales -14 1 £500 +69.49% 3
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 32 (33.68%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
3 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 15 (15.79%) Degree
5 14 (14.74%) Finance
6 13 (13.68%) VoIP
6 13 (13.68%) Ergonomics
6 13 (13.68%) Human Factors
6 13 (13.68%) Systems Engineering
7 12 (12.63%) Machine Learning
7 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (11.58%) Project Management
8 11 (11.58%) Wireless
8 11 (11.58%) Regression Testing
8 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
9 10 (10.53%) Multithreading
9 10 (10.53%) Business Analysis
9 10 (10.53%) Line Management
9 10 (10.53%) SDLC
9 10 (10.53%) Change Control
9 10 (10.53%) Firewall
9 10 (10.53%) TCP/IP
9 10 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 10 (10.53%) C++
9 10 (10.53%) UML
9 10 (10.53%) OO
9 10 (10.53%) OOD
9 10 (10.53%) Data Science

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 5 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.16%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.16%) SAS
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) Confluence
3 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MFGPRO
1 1 (1.05%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.11%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) VoIP
2 11 (11.58%) Wireless
3 10 (10.53%) Firewall
3 10 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.42%) Skype
5 6 (6.32%) BGP
5 6 (6.32%) iSCSI
5 6 (6.32%) LAN
5 6 (6.32%) MPLS
5 6 (6.32%) OSPF
6 5 (5.26%) Internet
7 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.42%) Big Data
3 6 (6.32%) Power BI
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.05%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.05%) MS Access
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (3.16%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Marketing
3 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.16%) Military
5 2 (2.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Law
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
6 1 (1.05%) Retail Finance
6 1 (1.05%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 31 (32.63%) Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Business Analyst
3 11 (11.58%) Software Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Security Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) User Researcher
10 3 (3.16%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) Web Services
2 2 (2.11%) SOAP
2 2 (2.11%) XML
2 2 (2.11%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.05%) COM
3 1 (1.05%) CSS
3 1 (1.05%) CSS3
3 1 (1.05%) Django
3 1 (1.05%) HTML
3 1 (1.05%) HTML5
3 1 (1.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Fintech
1 7 (7.37%) NHS
2 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.21%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.16%) User Experience
4 1 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.05%) Blog
4 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.16%) Unix
4 2 (2.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.68%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 13 (13.68%) Ergonomics
4 13 (13.68%) Human Factors
4 13 (13.68%) Systems Engineering
5 12 (12.63%) Machine Learning
6 11 (11.58%) Project Management
6 11 (11.58%) Regression Testing
7 10 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 10 (10.53%) Change Control
7 10 (10.53%) Data Science
7 10 (10.53%) Line Management
7 10 (10.53%) Multithreaded Programming
7 10 (10.53%) Multithreading
7 10 (10.53%) OO
7 10 (10.53%) OOD
7 10 (10.53%) SDLC
7 10 (10.53%) UML
8 9 (9.47%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.53%) C++
2 7 (7.37%) SQL
3 5 (5.26%) Python
4 3 (3.16%) R
5 2 (2.11%) C
5 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.05%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Degree
2 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.26%) CISSP
5 4 (4.21%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.21%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (3.16%) CEH
7 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.11%) CCNP
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.11%) CISM
7 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.11%) CRISC
7 2 (2.11%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.11%) HND
7 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.11%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) PTC Integrity
2 3 (3.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.05%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) SCOM
3 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) PTC
2 8 (8.42%) VMware
3 7 (7.37%) Citrix
4 6 (6.32%) Cisco
5 5 (5.26%) IBM
5 5 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 5 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.21%) Google
7 3 (3.16%) Lotus
8 2 (2.11%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.11%) Facebook
8 2 (2.11%) Symantec
9 1 (1.05%) Adobe
9 1 (1.05%) Dell
9 1 (1.05%) HP
9 1 (1.05%) NetApp
9 1 (1.05%) Sage
9 1 (1.05%) Tableau
9 1 (1.05%) Veeam