Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Technical Analyst
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 85 100
Rank change year-on-year -20 +15 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 14 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.81% 0.65% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.67% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 5
Wales median daily rate £419 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £315 £326 £124
90th Percentile £479 £475 £428
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.64% +0.57% -30.00%

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 1,684 1,198 1,375
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.23% 96.93% 97.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,145 795 936
Wales median daily rate £420 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £157 £200
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 70 91
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £37.25 £48.41 £70.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in Wales

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in Wales

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in Wales over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in Wales

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in Wales

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the Wales region over the 6 months to 14 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 -22 12 £419 +4.69% 4
West Wales - 2 £406 -
Technical Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (21.43%) BPMN
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Office 365
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (14.29%) Epics
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) Flash
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) SMS

Technical 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 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) SMS
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Spinnaker
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) Media Streaming
2 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) BPMN
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Epics
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Document Management
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
1 1 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds