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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 7 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 8 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.79% 27.08% 21.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.09% 27.66% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 16
Average daily rate
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£225 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £352 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £412 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.09 £16.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.78% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.02 £16.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.15 £16.00 £13.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
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
53 94 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.38% 97.92% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 72
Average daily rate £200 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £130 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £16.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.90 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) Degree
4 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (25.00%) ERP
5 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
5 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) IIS
7 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 3 (12.50%) C++
7 3 (12.50%) Perl
7 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (12.50%) SAP
7 3 (12.50%) Change Control
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) VCP4
8 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) Document Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) LiveLink
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.17%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) MGCP
2 1 (4.17%) H.323
2 1 (4.17%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) MS Access
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) SQLPlus
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ERP
2 3 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.33%) Document Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.17%) System Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Metadata Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.50%) C++
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) VCP4
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Kofax
5 1 (4.17%) Open Text
5 1 (4.17%) Teradata
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Ariba
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