The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 299 493 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.48% 33.93% 20.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.45% 35.72% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 300 168
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £11.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1275 1380 1244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 94.98% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 715 742
Median daily rate £389 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 33
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 290 (47.23%) Finance
2 272 (44.30%) Banking
3 116 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 109 (17.75%) Retail
5 104 (16.94%) Business Analysis
6 100 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (14.82%) SQL
8 90 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
9 82 (13.36%) Retail Banking
10 65 (10.59%) Migration
11 61 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 50 (8.14%) Microsoft
13 46 (7.49%) Law
14 45 (7.33%) MS Excel
14 45 (7.33%) MS Visio
15 44 (7.17%) User Stories
16 43 (7.00%) SAS
17 41 (6.68%) Data Centre
18 37 (6.03%) Oracle
19 36 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
19 36 (5.86%) Test Scripting
20 34 (5.54%) Data Analysis
21 30 (4.89%) JIRA
21 30 (4.89%) Change Management
22 29 (4.72%) Scrum
22 29 (4.72%) Project Management
23 28 (4.56%) Software Testing
24 27 (4.40%) Credit Risk
25 26 (4.23%) Web Services
25 26 (4.23%) Data Migration

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (7.00%) SAS
2 17 (2.77%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.12%) CMS
4 11 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (0.98%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.65%) JBoss
8 3 (0.49%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.33%) Apache
9 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) IIS
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 45 (7.33%) MS Excel
1 45 (7.33%) MS Visio
2 23 (3.75%) MS Office
2 23 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 23 (3.75%) MS Project
3 7 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (2.77%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.47%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.33%) assyst
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.81%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (0.65%) Lucidchart
3 2 (0.33%) Office 365
3 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.47%) Firewall
2 8 (1.30%) LAN
2 8 (1.30%) WAN
3 5 (0.81%) Internet
3 5 (0.81%) Network Security
4 3 (0.49%) BGP
4 3 (0.49%) DHCP
4 3 (0.49%) DNS
4 3 (0.49%) EIGRP
4 3 (0.49%) MPLS
4 3 (0.49%) OSPF
4 3 (0.49%) Wireless
5 2 (0.33%) ATM
5 2 (0.33%) FTP
5 2 (0.33%) Intranet
5 2 (0.33%) MRTG
5 2 (0.33%) SSL
5 2 (0.33%) VLAN
5 2 (0.33%) VPN
5 2 (0.33%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (3.58%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.47%) MS Access
6 7 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (0.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (0.65%) Spatial Data
9 3 (0.49%) Base SAS
9 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.49%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.33%) DataStage
10 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.33%) Power BI
10 2 (0.33%) Redis
10 2 (0.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 30 (4.89%) JIRA
2 16 (2.61%) Selenium
3 7 (1.14%) WebDriver
4 6 (0.98%) SoapUI
5 5 (0.81%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.81%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.65%) Toad
7 3 (0.49%) Firebug
7 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.33%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.33%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.33%) JMeter
8 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.16%) TestRail
9 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.16%) WinRunner
General
1 290 (47.23%) Finance
2 272 (44.30%) Banking
3 109 (17.75%) Retail
4 82 (13.36%) Retail Banking
5 46 (7.49%) Law
6 14 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.12%) Front Office
8 8 (1.30%) Back Office
9 7 (1.14%) Billing
9 7 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.98%) Legal
11 4 (0.65%) Marketing
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.23%) Web Services
2 19 (3.09%) XML
3 7 (1.14%) .NET
4 5 (0.81%) Flash
5 4 (0.65%) Java EE
5 4 (0.65%) Middleware
6 2 (0.33%) HTML
7 1 (0.16%) Apache CXF
7 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.16%) DHTML
7 1 (0.16%) DOM
7 1 (0.16%) Google Maps API
7 1 (0.16%) HTML5
7 1 (0.16%) JPA
7 1 (0.16%) JSF
7 1 (0.16%) RichFaces
7 1 (0.16%) SOAP
7 1 (0.16%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 90 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.68%) Data Centre
3 27 (4.40%) Credit Risk
4 24 (3.91%) Mainframe
4 24 (3.91%) User Experience
5 10 (1.63%) SWIFT
6 7 (1.14%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 6 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.81%) Minimum Viable Product
9 4 (0.65%) Equities
10 3 (0.49%) Clustering
10 3 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.49%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.49%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.33%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.33%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.58%) Windows
2 14 (2.28%) Linux
3 12 (1.95%) Windows 7
4 9 (1.47%) Unix
4 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.14%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.98%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.16%) Android
9 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 104 (16.94%) Business Analysis
3 100 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (10.59%) Migration
5 61 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 44 (7.17%) User Stories
7 36 (5.86%) Test Scripting
8 34 (5.54%) Data Analysis
9 30 (4.89%) Change Management
10 29 (4.72%) Project Management
10 29 (4.72%) Scrum
11 28 (4.56%) Software Testing
12 26 (4.23%) Data Migration
13 25 (4.07%) Use Case
14 24 (3.91%) Analytics
14 24 (3.91%) Data Modelling
14 24 (3.91%) ITIL
15 22 (3.58%) BDD
15 22 (3.58%) Defect Management
15 22 (3.58%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 91 (14.82%) SQL
2 9 (1.47%) Java
2 9 (1.47%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.30%) VBA
4 6 (0.98%) Python
5 4 (0.65%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.65%) C#
5 4 (0.65%) JCL
6 3 (0.49%) C
6 3 (0.49%) Perl
6 3 (0.49%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.49%) VB
7 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.16%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (4.07%) ISEB
2 11 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 10 (1.63%) Degree
4 7 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.65%) CISMP
6 4 (0.65%) CISSP
7 3 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.33%) IIBA
8 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.33%) PMP
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 21 (3.42%) QA
3 9 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.65%) SLA
5 3 (0.49%) MiFID
6 2 (0.33%) FINREP
6 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.33%) SEPA
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.14%) XenApp
3 4 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.49%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.33%) RACF
5 2 (0.33%) zsh
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.63%) SCCM
3 7 (1.14%) SCOM
4 6 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.33%) Puppet
6 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (8.14%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.03%) Oracle
3 16 (2.61%) CA
4 12 (1.95%) Charles River
4 12 (1.95%) Cisco
4 12 (1.95%) HP
5 11 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.30%) Citrix
6 8 (1.30%) Symantec
6 8 (1.30%) Verint
7 6 (0.98%) IBM
7 6 (0.98%) Teradata
8 4 (0.65%) Avaya
8 4 (0.65%) Genesys
8 4 (0.65%) Planview
8 4 (0.65%) SAP
9 3 (0.49%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.49%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.49%) Trillium
9 3 (0.49%) VMware
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