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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 317 277 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.36% 23.32% 35.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.77% 25.51% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 137 197
Average daily rate
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£380 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £100.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.79
% change year-on-year
- -8.15%
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
1280 1086 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.33% 91.41% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 509 455
Average daily rate £388 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 23
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.30 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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.

1 279 (46.35%) Finance
2 171 (28.41%) Banking
3 88 (14.62%) Migration
4 83 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 79 (13.12%) SQL
6 70 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
7 69 (11.46%) Retail
8 65 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (9.14%) Asset Management
10 48 (7.97%) Oracle
11 44 (7.31%) MS Visio
12 42 (6.98%) Data Analysis
12 42 (6.98%) Retail Banking
13 37 (6.15%) MS Excel
13 37 (6.15%) Investment Management
14 36 (5.98%) SAS
15 34 (5.65%) Data Migration
16 33 (5.48%) Use Case
16 33 (5.48%) UML
16 33 (5.48%) SQL Server
16 33 (5.48%) MS Office
17 31 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
18 30 (4.98%) Data Modelling
18 30 (4.98%) Project Management
19 29 (4.82%) Data Management
20 27 (4.49%) Microsoft
21 24 (3.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 23 (3.82%) BPMN
22 23 (3.82%) Workflow

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 36 (5.98%) SAS
2 11 (1.83%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.83%) IBM Notes
3 9 (1.50%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
4 8 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (1.16%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.83%) CMS
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (0.50%) JBoss
7 3 (0.50%) CICS
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.33%) IIS
8 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 44 (7.31%) MS Visio
2 37 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 33 (5.48%) MS Office
4 11 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.66%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.66%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.17%) Agresso
3 1 (0.17%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.17%) Summit
3 1 (0.17%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.17%) assyst
3 1 (0.17%) AWD
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.66%) Office 365
2 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.33%) SMTP
2 5 (0.83%) FTP
3 3 (0.50%) HTTP
3 3 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (0.50%) VPN
4 2 (0.33%) DNS
4 2 (0.33%) DHCP
4 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.33%) Internet
5 1 (0.17%) NetScreen
5 1 (0.17%) Firewall
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.17%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.17%) ATM
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) VoIP
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.66%) MS Access
4 9 (1.50%) Data Mining
5 7 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (1.00%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (0.83%) OLAP
7 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.83%) Star Schema
7 5 (0.83%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (0.66%) QlikView
8 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.66%) Pentaho
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.66%) Data Mart
9 3 (0.50%) DataStage
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.33%) JMeter
2 7 (1.16%) JProfiler
2 7 (1.16%) VisualVM
3 5 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.66%) JIRA
4 4 (0.66%) Selenium
4 4 (0.66%) Zephyr
5 3 (0.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.50%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.33%) PeopleTools
6 2 (0.33%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.17%) ProC
7 1 (0.17%) Introscope
7 1 (0.17%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.17%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 279 (46.35%) Finance
2 171 (28.41%) Banking
3 69 (11.46%) Retail
4 42 (6.98%) Retail Banking
5 19 (3.16%) Front Office
6 18 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.83%) Advertising
8 9 (1.50%) Marketing
9 6 (1.00%) Back Office
10 5 (0.83%) Legal
11 4 (0.66%) Billing
12 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.33%) Publishing
13 2 (0.33%) Games
13 2 (0.33%) German Language
13 2 (0.33%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.33%) International Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.16%) HTML
2 12 (1.99%) Web Services
3 7 (1.16%) Middleware
4 6 (1.00%) .NET
5 4 (0.66%) XML
6 3 (0.50%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.50%) Spring
6 3 (0.50%) CSS
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.33%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.17%) J2EE
8 1 (0.17%) Flash
8 1 (0.17%) EDI
8 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.17%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.17%) JSF
8 1 (0.17%) ISPF
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.49%) Credit Risk
3 16 (2.66%) Mainframe
4 14 (2.33%) Derivative
5 13 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.16%) Replication
6 7 (1.16%) Statistics
7 5 (0.83%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.83%) User Experience
8 4 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (0.66%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.66%) Data Extraction
8 4 (0.66%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.66%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.50%) SCORM
9 3 (0.50%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.50%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.50%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.33%) Kindle
10 2 (0.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.82%) Windows
2 16 (2.66%) UNIX
3 12 (1.99%) Linux
4 9 (1.50%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.00%) Android
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.50%) zOS
7 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.33%) MVS
8 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (14.62%) Migration
2 83 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 83 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 65 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (9.14%) Asset Management
5 42 (6.98%) Data Analysis
6 37 (6.15%) Investment Management
7 34 (5.65%) Data Migration
8 33 (5.48%) Use Case
8 33 (5.48%) UML
9 30 (4.98%) Data Modelling
9 30 (4.98%) Project Management
10 29 (4.82%) Data Management
11 24 (3.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 23 (3.82%) BPMN
12 23 (3.82%) Workflow
12 23 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (3.32%) ITIL
14 19 (3.16%) ETL
15 18 (2.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 79 (13.12%) SQL
2 19 (3.16%) VBA
3 16 (2.66%) Java
4 8 (1.33%) VB
5 7 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.16%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.83%) C#
7 4 (0.66%) VB6
8 3 (0.50%) REXX
8 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.50%) C++
8 3 (0.50%) C
9 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.33%) JCL
9 2 (0.33%) Python
9 2 (0.33%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.17%) PROC SQL
10 1 (0.17%) COBOL
10 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (2.99%) ISEB
2 10 (1.66%) ISTQB
2 10 (1.66%) Degree
3 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.50%) CISSP
4 3 (0.50%) CISM
5 2 (0.33%) CCAB
5 2 (0.33%) CCNA
5 2 (0.33%) MCDST
5 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.33%) IIBA
5 2 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) PMP
6 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.33%) QA
3 6 (1.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.33%) SLA
4 2 (0.33%) EMIR
4 2 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.33%) WCAG
4 2 (0.33%) FINREP
5 1 (0.17%) COREP
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) DICOM
5 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.66%) RACF
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.33%) SCCM
3 2 (0.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.17%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 48 (7.97%) Oracle
2 27 (4.49%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.82%) Charles River
4 11 (1.83%) Lotus
4 11 (1.83%) Teradata
5 9 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.16%) MobileIron
7 6 (1.00%) BI-SAM
7 6 (1.00%) HP
7 6 (1.00%) Informatica
8 5 (0.83%) Cisco
9 4 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (0.66%) Citrix
9 4 (0.66%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.66%) Apple
9 4 (0.66%) Linedata
9 4 (0.66%) TSYS
10 3 (0.50%) RIMES
10 3 (0.50%) Pega
10 3 (0.50%) Bloomberg
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