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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 19 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.76% 20.94% 21.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.19% 22.90% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 20
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £210 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £360 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.50 £12.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.60% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £11.50 £13.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.91
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.01%
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
99 214 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.52% 91.45% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 92 82
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £186 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 26
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £28.34 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 5 (15.15%) ERP
4 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
4 5 (15.15%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (12.12%) Information Management
5 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.12%) IBM
5 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
6 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 3 (9.09%) MS Office
6 3 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (9.09%) .NET
6 3 (9.09%) Document Management
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) Degree
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco
7 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.06%) Customer Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) SIEM
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) FileNet
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.03%) Maple
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) Maximo
2 1 (3.03%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (3.03%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) MGCP
1 1 (3.03%) H.323
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) VoIP
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) PABX
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (3.03%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) PVCS
1 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) EDI
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) HPUX
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) ERP
2 5 (15.15%) Business Process Mapping
3 4 (12.12%) Information Management
4 3 (9.09%) Document Management
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.06%) Customer Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) SIEM
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) VB6
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) MCDST
4 1 (3.03%) ACSA
4 1 (3.03%) GCIH
4 1 (3.03%) GIAC
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Cognos
4 2 (6.06%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) Sun
5 1 (3.03%) Ariba
5 1 (3.03%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.03%) Baan
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec