Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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.

Senior Analyst
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 87 88
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 15 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.05% 1.23% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.27% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 20
Wales median daily rate £480 £285 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.42% -12.31% -23.53%
10th Percentile £346 £186 £259
90th Percentile £555 £403 £405
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £30.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -22.95% +38.64% -6.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,368 1,420 1,388
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.86% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 1,007 998
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £190 £185 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 81 80
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £50.66 £77.50 £47.65
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Senior Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in Wales

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in Wales

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in Wales over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in Wales

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in Wales

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 February 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 -6 8 £440 +54.39% 4
West Wales - 3 £540 -
Senior Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, Senior Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 10 (66.67%) ISEB
3 6 (40.00%) NHS
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (26.67%) Use Case
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (26.67%) Coaching
5 4 (26.67%) People Management
5 4 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Benchmarking
7 2 (13.33%) Time Management
7 2 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Data Management
7 2 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
8 1 (6.67%) Analytics
8 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
8 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance

Senior 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 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) EDI
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) NHS
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Coaching
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) People Management
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 3 (20.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft