The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 273 236 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.66% 20.94% 36.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.10% 22.61% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 112 218
Average daily rate
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£375 £331 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.20 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.50 £23.40
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 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
1133 1044 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.02% 92.64% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 464 452
Average daily rate £396 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.36 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £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 Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 248 (45.67%) Finance
2 137 (25.23%) Banking
3 81 (14.92%) Migration
4 79 (14.55%) Business Analysis
5 75 (13.81%) SQL
5 75 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
6 72 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (10.13%) Retail
9 46 (8.47%) Asset Management
10 45 (8.29%) MS Excel
11 42 (7.73%) MS Office
12 40 (7.37%) MS Visio
13 39 (7.18%) Oracle
14 35 (6.45%) Project Management
15 34 (6.26%) Data Analysis
16 32 (5.89%) Data Migration
16 32 (5.89%) SAS
16 32 (5.89%) UML
16 32 (5.89%) Microsoft
17 31 (5.71%) Data Modelling
17 31 (5.71%) Retail Banking
18 30 (5.52%) Use Case
18 30 (5.52%) SQL Server
19 29 (5.34%) VBA
20 27 (4.97%) Workflow
20 27 (4.97%) Windows
21 26 (4.79%) ETL
21 26 (4.79%) Investment Management
22 25 (4.60%) Data Warehouse

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 32 (5.89%) SAS
2 11 (2.03%) IBM Notes
2 11 (2.03%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.47%) Lotus Domino
4 6 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (0.74%) CMS
6 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.37%) CICS
7 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.18%) Lync
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.18%) IIS
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 45 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 42 (7.73%) MS Office
3 40 (7.37%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.55%) MultiFonds
3 2 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.37%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (0.37%) Agresso
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) assyst
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.66%) Office 365
2 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.47%) SMTP
2 7 (1.29%) FTP
3 5 (0.92%) VPN
3 5 (0.92%) HTTP
4 4 (0.74%) ATM
5 3 (0.55%) Intranet
6 2 (0.37%) LAN
6 2 (0.37%) VoIP
6 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.37%) DHCP
6 2 (0.37%) DNS
6 2 (0.37%) Internet
6 2 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.18%) SAN
7 1 (0.18%) Wireless
7 1 (0.18%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.84%) MS Access
3 10 (1.84%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.29%) Pentaho
4 7 (1.29%) Data Mining
4 7 (1.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (1.10%) Oracle Discoverer
5 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (0.92%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (0.74%) OLAP
7 4 (0.74%) Star Schema
7 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (0.74%) QlikView
7 4 (0.74%) Data Mart
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (1.47%) Selenium
2 7 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (0.74%) Zephyr
3 4 (0.74%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.74%) JIRA
4 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.55%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.37%) ERwin
5 2 (0.37%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.37%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.18%) MSTest
6 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.18%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.18%) ProC
6 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.18%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
General
1 248 (45.67%) Finance
2 137 (25.23%) Banking
3 55 (10.13%) Retail
4 31 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 17 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.47%) Advertising
7 7 (1.29%) Marketing
7 7 (1.29%) Legal
7 7 (1.29%) Front Office
8 5 (0.92%) Billing
9 4 (0.74%) Back Office
10 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
11 2 (0.37%) German Language
11 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.18%) International Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.10%) .NET
1 6 (1.10%) HTML
2 5 (0.92%) Middleware
3 4 (0.74%) CSS
3 4 (0.74%) XML
3 4 (0.74%) Java EE
4 3 (0.55%) Drools
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.37%) Flash
5 2 (0.37%) Web Services
5 2 (0.37%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.37%) Velocity
6 1 (0.18%) ISPF
6 1 (0.18%) jQuery
6 1 (0.18%) EDI
6 1 (0.18%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 75 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 16 (2.95%) Mainframe
4 13 (2.39%) Derivative
4 13 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.29%) Replication
6 5 (0.92%) Statistics
6 5 (0.92%) Data Extraction
6 5 (0.92%) Blackberry
7 4 (0.74%) User Experience
7 4 (0.74%) E-Learning
7 4 (0.74%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.55%) SCORM
9 2 (0.37%) AS400
9 2 (0.37%) Equities
9 2 (0.37%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.37%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.37%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.37%) Kindle
9 2 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.97%) Windows
2 12 (2.21%) UNIX
3 10 (1.84%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.29%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.92%) Linux
7 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.55%) Android
8 3 (0.55%) zOS
8 3 (0.55%) MVS
9 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (14.92%) Migration
2 79 (14.55%) Business Analysis
3 72 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (8.47%) Asset Management
6 35 (6.45%) Project Management
7 34 (6.26%) Data Analysis
8 32 (5.89%) Data Migration
8 32 (5.89%) UML
9 31 (5.71%) Data Modelling
10 30 (5.52%) Use Case
11 27 (4.97%) Workflow
12 26 (4.79%) ETL
12 26 (4.79%) Investment Management
13 23 (4.24%) ITIL
13 23 (4.24%) Test Scripting
14 21 (3.87%) BPMN
14 21 (3.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 19 (3.50%) User Stories
15 19 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (13.81%) SQL
2 29 (5.34%) VBA
3 8 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.29%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.29%) VB
4 7 (1.29%) Java
5 6 (1.10%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.10%) C#
5 6 (1.10%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.74%) VB6
6 4 (0.74%) C++
7 3 (0.55%) REXX
7 3 (0.55%) JCL
7 3 (0.55%) C
8 2 (0.37%) Python
8 2 (0.37%) VBScript
8 2 (0.37%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.18%) COBOL
9 1 (0.18%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (3.50%) ISEB
2 14 (2.58%) ISTQB
3 9 (1.66%) Degree
4 5 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.74%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.55%) CISSP
6 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.55%) CISM
7 2 (0.37%) CCAB
7 2 (0.37%) CCNA
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.37%) MCDST
8 1 (0.18%) IIBA
8 1 (0.18%) PMP
8 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.03%) QA
2 9 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.55%) WCAG
4 3 (0.55%) SLA
4 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.55%) EMIR
4 3 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.18%) MiFID
6 1 (0.18%) Basel II
6 1 (0.18%) FINREP
System Software
1 18 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.55%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.37%) SCCM
3 2 (0.37%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.18%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 39 (7.18%) Oracle
2 32 (5.89%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.76%) Charles River
4 11 (2.03%) Lotus
4 11 (2.03%) Teradata
5 7 (1.29%) MobileIron
6 6 (1.10%) Sybase
6 6 (1.10%) BI-SAM
7 5 (0.92%) Business Objects
7 5 (0.92%) JBoss
8 4 (0.74%) HP
8 4 (0.74%) Cisco
8 4 (0.74%) CA
8 4 (0.74%) Informatica
8 4 (0.74%) Linedata
8 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.74%) Apple
8 4 (0.74%) TSYS
9 3 (0.55%) Calypso
9 3 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
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