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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 14 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.95% 12.50% 19.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 14.85% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 13
Average daily rate
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£230 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.20% -5.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £29.09 £20.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.42% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
56 101 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.80% 84.17% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 58
Average daily rate £230 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015, 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 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
4 9 (42.86%) HP
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 9 (42.86%) MCSE
4 9 (42.86%) LDAP
4 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
9 3 (14.29%) MS Office
9 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 3 (14.29%) Maximo
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 3 (14.29%) .NET
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) Business Objects
9 3 (14.29%) IIS
9 3 (14.29%) C++
9 3 (14.29%) Perl
10 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) LDAP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Change Control
1 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.76%) Time Management
2 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (4.76%) Information Management
2 1 (4.76%) Document Management
2 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C++
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (42.86%) MCSE
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) HP
2 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.76%) CommVault