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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 16 65 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.33% 27.43% 23.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.39% 30.09% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 13
Average daily rate
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£335 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £113 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £371 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
87 216 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 88.78% 91.14% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 89 56
Average daily rate £313 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £131 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 21
Average hourly rate £15.70 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.52% -25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.14 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 (31.25%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 5 (15.63%) Windows
4 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
4 5 (15.63%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (12.50%) Information Management
5 4 (12.50%) IBM
5 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) .NET
6 3 (9.38%) ERP
6 3 (9.38%) MS Office
6 3 (9.38%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (9.38%) Document Management
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) Banking
7 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.25%) SIEM
7 2 (6.25%) Customer Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) FileNet
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) Maple
3 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Maximo
1 1 (3.13%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Toad
1 1 (3.13%) PVCS
General
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) EDI
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) HPUX
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Business Process Mapping
3 4 (12.50%) Information Management
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) ERP
4 3 (9.38%) Document Management
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.25%) SIEM
5 2 (6.25%) Customer Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VB
2 2 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) GIAC
3 1 (3.13%) GCIH
3 1 (3.13%) ACSA
3 1 (3.13%) MCDST
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (6.25%) Cognos
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.13%) Baan
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Sun
5 1 (3.13%) SAP
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