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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 481 267 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.29% 21.01% 21.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.34% 22.57% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 152 72
Average daily rate
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£345 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £190 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
1361 1183 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.19% 93.08% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 663 314
Average daily rate £375 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 9
Average hourly rate £13.75 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.52% +35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £110.00 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015, 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.

1 437 (50.58%) Finance
2 291 (33.68%) Banking
3 153 (17.71%) SQL
4 149 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 149 (17.25%) Business Analysis
5 129 (14.93%) Migration
6 123 (14.24%) Retail
7 89 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
8 66 (7.64%) Project Management
9 65 (7.52%) MS Office
10 64 (7.41%) MS Excel
11 61 (7.06%) Data Analysis
11 61 (7.06%) Retail Banking
12 58 (6.71%) Oracle
13 55 (6.37%) Test Scripting
14 54 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
15 51 (5.90%) Microsoft
16 48 (5.56%) Data Migration
17 46 (5.32%) MS Visio
18 44 (5.09%) Validation
19 43 (4.98%) SAS
20 41 (4.75%) Data Modelling
20 41 (4.75%) User Acceptance Testing
20 41 (4.75%) Investment Management
21 40 (4.63%) Asset Management
21 40 (4.63%) Data Management
21 40 (4.63%) Windows
22 36 (4.17%) ISEB
23 35 (4.05%) Credit Risk

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 43 (4.98%) SAS
2 27 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.62%) JBoss
4 12 (1.39%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.93%) Lync
6 6 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.58%) Apache
8 4 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.46%) CICS
9 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.23%) IIS
10 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.23%) Confluence
10 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.12%) CMS
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 65 (7.52%) MS Office
2 64 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 46 (5.32%) MS Visio
4 26 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (2.20%) MS Project
6 3 (0.35%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.31%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.12%) AWD
4 1 (0.12%) Agresso
4 1 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.12%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.35%) Silverpop
3 2 (0.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) IaaS
4 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.16%) DNS
2 10 (1.16%) Intranet
3 9 (1.04%) Internet
3 9 (1.04%) Firewall
4 8 (0.93%) DHCP
5 7 (0.81%) LAN
5 7 (0.81%) SAN
6 5 (0.58%) FTP
7 4 (0.46%) VoIP
7 4 (0.46%) WAN
7 4 (0.46%) Network Security
8 3 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.35%) BGP
8 3 (0.35%) EIGRP
8 3 (0.35%) VPN
8 3 (0.35%) LDAP
8 3 (0.35%) ATM
9 2 (0.23%) HTTP
9 2 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (3.82%) SQL Server
3 20 (2.31%) MS Access
4 13 (1.50%) Data Mining
5 10 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.58%) DB2
7 5 (0.58%) OLAP
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (0.46%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.46%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.35%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.35%) Big Data
10 2 (0.23%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.12%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (1.04%) JIRA
2 5 (0.58%) Artifactory
3 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.46%) Selenium
3 4 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (0.46%) JMeter
3 4 (0.46%) Subversion
3 4 (0.46%) Maven
4 3 (0.35%) Ant
4 3 (0.35%) FitNesse
4 3 (0.35%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.23%) MSTest
5 2 (0.23%) JProfiler
5 2 (0.23%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.23%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.23%) VisualVM
5 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.12%) Introscope
6 1 (0.12%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.12%) Gradle
General
1 437 (50.58%) Finance
2 291 (33.68%) Banking
3 123 (14.24%) Retail
4 61 (7.06%) Retail Banking
5 15 (1.74%) Back Office
6 11 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.27%) Front Office
7 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.58%) Marketing
8 4 (0.46%) General Ledger
8 4 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.46%) Law
8 4 (0.46%) Advertising
9 3 (0.35%) French Language
9 3 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.12%) International Banking
10 1 (0.12%) Billing
10 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.27%) XML
2 9 (1.04%) Web Services
3 8 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (0.93%) Middleware
4 7 (0.81%) HTML
5 4 (0.46%) CSS
5 4 (0.46%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.35%) RESTful
7 2 (0.23%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.23%) Drools
7 2 (0.23%) SOAP
7 2 (0.23%) .NET
7 2 (0.23%) JSF
7 2 (0.23%) Java EE
7 2 (0.23%) JSON
7 2 (0.23%) XSLT
7 2 (0.23%) Flash
8 1 (0.12%) CGI
8 1 (0.12%) JAXB
8 1 (0.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 89 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.05%) Credit Risk
3 21 (2.43%) Mainframe
4 14 (1.62%) Data Extraction
5 11 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 8 (0.93%) Data Integration
7 6 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (0.46%) Open Source
8 4 (0.46%) IVR
9 3 (0.35%) Derivative
9 3 (0.35%) Statistics
9 3 (0.35%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.35%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.35%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.35%) FMCG
9 3 (0.35%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.23%) User Experience
10 2 (0.23%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 40 (4.63%) Windows
2 30 (3.47%) UNIX
3 26 (3.01%) Linux
4 16 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.16%) Windows 8
6 9 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.58%) zOS
8 5 (0.58%) Solaris
9 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.35%) Android
10 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.35%) AIX
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
1 149 (17.25%) Business Analysis
2 129 (14.93%) Migration
3 89 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (7.64%) Project Management
5 61 (7.06%) Data Analysis
6 55 (6.37%) Test Scripting
7 48 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 44 (5.09%) Validation
9 41 (4.75%) Data Modelling
9 41 (4.75%) Investment Management
9 41 (4.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 40 (4.63%) Asset Management
10 40 (4.63%) Data Management
11 32 (3.70%) Change Management
12 29 (3.36%) UML
12 29 (3.36%) ETL
12 29 (3.36%) Requirements Management
12 29 (3.36%) BPMN
13 27 (3.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 153 (17.71%) SQL
2 19 (2.20%) Java
3 10 (1.16%) VBA
4 7 (0.81%) COBOL
5 3 (0.35%) C
5 3 (0.35%) C++
5 3 (0.35%) Python
6 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.23%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.12%) VB
7 1 (0.12%) Perl
7 1 (0.12%) Scala
7 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.12%) SQR
Qualifications
1 36 (4.17%) ISEB
2 22 (2.55%) Degree
3 19 (2.20%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.69%) CISMP
4 6 (0.69%) CISM
4 6 (0.69%) CISSP
4 6 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.23%) IIBA
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.12%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.12%) CIMA
7 1 (0.12%) CCAB
7 1 (0.12%) CCSA
7 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.12%) ACCA
7 1 (0.12%) HND
7 1 (0.12%) CCNP
7 1 (0.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.01%) Data Quality
2 24 (2.78%) QA
3 9 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.58%) FATCA
6 4 (0.46%) SLA
7 3 (0.35%) DICOM
8 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) EMIR
9 1 (0.12%) COREP
9 1 (0.12%) FINREP
System Software
1 18 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.69%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.46%) vSphere
4 3 (0.35%) NFS
4 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.23%) XenApp
5 2 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.12%) Firmware
6 1 (0.12%) Samba
6 1 (0.12%) zsh
Systems Management
1 32 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.81%) SCCM
3 2 (0.23%) Control-M
3 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.12%) WSUS
4 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.12%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.12%) Ansible
4 1 (0.12%) SCOM
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (6.71%) Oracle
2 51 (5.90%) Microsoft
3 24 (2.78%) HP
4 14 (1.62%) SAP
5 10 (1.16%) Informatica
5 10 (1.16%) VMware
6 9 (1.04%) CheckPoint
6 9 (1.04%) Cisco
7 7 (0.81%) IBM
7 7 (0.81%) Business Objects
7 7 (0.81%) Teradata
8 6 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.69%) EMC
9 5 (0.58%) Citrix
9 5 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.46%) Sun
10 4 (0.46%) Juniper
10 4 (0.46%) Nokia
10 4 (0.46%) Lotus
10 4 (0.46%) Charles River
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