The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 9 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 14 62 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.73% 33.51% 23.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 36.47% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 19
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £108 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £365 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
84 170 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 76.36% 91.89% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 66 66
Average daily rate £300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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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 24 July 2014, 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 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) MS Office
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) Windows
4 6 (18.18%) ERP
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
6 4 (12.12%) Degree
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.12%) Document Management
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) GIS
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 3 (9.09%) Remedy
7 3 (9.09%) ISEB
7 3 (9.09%) MS Project
7 3 (9.09%) .NET
7 3 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (9.09%) Java
7 3 (9.09%) Finance
7 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (6.06%) Business Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) MDX
8 2 (6.06%) Customer Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Waterfall

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) FileNet
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 9 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) Maximo
2 1 (3.03%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Toad
1 1 (3.03%) PVCS
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) MDX
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) EDI
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) GIS
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) PACS
4 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ERP
2 4 (12.12%) Document Management
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) Change Management
3 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analytics
4 2 (6.06%) Analytics
4 2 (6.06%) Customer Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) OOP
4 2 (6.06%) OO
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Workflow
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) VB
3 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) VB6
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Remedy
2 3 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (6.06%) Cognos
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.03%) Baan
4 1 (3.03%) Primavera
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) VMware