The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 7 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 3 4 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.68% 9.30% 34.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.34% 9.76% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 12
Average daily rate £458 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £375 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £375 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.44 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
29 41 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 93.55% 95.35% 97.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 44
Average daily rate £465 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £168 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +222.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Aberdeen region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) OpenText
3 1 (20.00%) LiveLink
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PM
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) LiveLink
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) OpenText
1 1 (20.00%) SAP