Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £496 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Senior Analyst
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 96 107
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 8 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.68% 0.77% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.79% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Wales median daily rate £496 £363 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.69% -8.81% -5.36%
10th Percentile £378 £181 £213
90th Percentile £555 £403 £440
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £36.00 £18.49
% change year-on-year -36.11% +94.67% -18.71%

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 1138 1385 1577
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 97.47% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 930 1120
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £165 £192 £213
90th Percentile £550 £551 £476
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 92 81
Wales median hourly rate £15.12 £13.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.11% -5.36% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.33 £9.25
90th Percentile £43.90 £62.38 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.05
% change year-on-year +3.86% -0.28% +9.39%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 4 £475 +35.71%
West Wales - 2 £516 -
Senior Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) SAP MRS
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Metadata Management
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Pattern Recognition

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 (12.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (25.00%) SAP MRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) EDI
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) R
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP