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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 376 250 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.49% 22.22% 23.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.77% 24.06% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 143 68
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£355 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £23.25 £13.19 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.26% +1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £13.19 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.85 £13.19 £14.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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 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
1307 1039 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.54% 92.36% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 529 309
Average daily rate £390 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 22
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.35 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.84% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £19.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 331 (48.75%) Finance
2 216 (31.81%) Banking
3 136 (20.03%) SQL
4 117 (17.23%) Business Analysis
5 113 (16.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 100 (14.73%) Migration
7 82 (12.08%) Retail
8 79 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
9 59 (8.69%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (7.81%) Investment Management
11 52 (7.66%) MS Excel
12 49 (7.22%) Data Analysis
13 48 (7.07%) Asset Management
14 47 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
15 46 (6.77%) Project Management
16 44 (6.48%) Retail Banking
17 43 (6.33%) SAS
18 42 (6.19%) Oracle
19 40 (5.89%) MS Office
19 40 (5.89%) Data Management
20 38 (5.60%) SQL Server
21 35 (5.15%) MS Visio
22 34 (5.01%) Data Migration
23 33 (4.86%) Data Quality
24 29 (4.27%) Validation
24 29 (4.27%) Microsoft
25 25 (3.68%) Credit Risk
25 25 (3.68%) Markit EDM
26 24 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
26 24 (3.53%) Requirements Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (6.33%) SAS
2 17 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.36%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.62%) JBoss
5 7 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.74%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (0.74%) Apache
8 4 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.44%) CICS
9 3 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.29%) Confluence
10 2 (0.29%) IIS
11 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.15%) CMS
11 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.15%) Lync
Applications
1 52 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.89%) MS Office
3 35 (5.15%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.06%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (3.68%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.29%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.15%) Agresso
3 1 (0.15%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) AWD
3 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.88%) Office 365
2 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.29%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.88%) DHCP
2 6 (0.88%) DNS
2 6 (0.88%) Firewall
3 5 (0.74%) SMTP
4 4 (0.59%) Network Security
5 3 (0.44%) EIGRP
5 3 (0.44%) BGP
6 2 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.29%) LDAP
6 2 (0.29%) FTP
6 2 (0.29%) SAN
6 2 (0.29%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.15%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.15%) VPN
7 1 (0.15%) Broadband
7 1 (0.15%) LAN
7 1 (0.15%) SMS
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (5.60%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.06%) MS Access
4 7 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (0.88%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.59%) QlikView
7 4 (0.59%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.44%) DataStage
8 3 (0.44%) DB2
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.29%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.29%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.29%) Big Data
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.18%) JMeter
2 7 (1.03%) JProfiler
2 7 (1.03%) VisualVM
3 5 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (0.74%) JIRA
4 3 (0.44%) Selenium
4 3 (0.44%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.29%) Subversion
5 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.29%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.29%) MSTest
5 2 (0.29%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.15%) Introscope
6 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.15%) Gradle
6 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 331 (48.75%) Finance
2 216 (31.81%) Banking
3 82 (12.08%) Retail
4 44 (6.48%) Retail Banking
5 19 (2.80%) Front Office
6 13 (1.91%) Back Office
7 11 (1.62%) Advertising
8 9 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.03%) Marketing
10 5 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.59%) Legal
12 2 (0.29%) Games
13 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.15%) International Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.91%) Web Services
2 10 (1.47%) HTML
3 8 (1.18%) Middleware
4 7 (1.03%) XML
5 6 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.44%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.44%) Spring
7 2 (0.29%) Flash
7 2 (0.29%) XSLT
7 2 (0.29%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.15%) JAXB
8 1 (0.15%) DOM
8 1 (0.15%) J2EE
8 1 (0.15%) Mason
8 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.15%) JSF
8 1 (0.15%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.68%) Credit Risk
3 17 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 16 (2.36%) Data Extraction
5 13 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.18%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.03%) Derivative
8 5 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.59%) Statistics
9 4 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.59%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.59%) Replication
10 3 (0.44%) AS400
10 3 (0.44%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.44%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.29%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.29%) User Experience
11 2 (0.29%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.29%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.39%) Linux
1 23 (3.39%) UNIX
2 21 (3.09%) Windows
3 8 (1.18%) Windows 8
4 7 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.88%) Android
5 6 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.74%) zOS
7 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.59%) Solaris
8 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.44%) AIX
8 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.29%) MVS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (17.23%) Business Analysis
2 113 (16.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 100 (14.73%) Migration
4 59 (8.69%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (7.81%) Investment Management
6 49 (7.22%) Data Analysis
7 48 (7.07%) Asset Management
8 46 (6.77%) Project Management
9 40 (5.89%) Data Management
10 34 (5.01%) Data Migration
11 29 (4.27%) Validation
12 24 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (3.53%) Requirements Management
12 24 (3.53%) Data Modelling
13 23 (3.39%) Test Scripting
14 20 (2.95%) Change Management
14 20 (2.95%) Wealth Management
14 20 (2.95%) BPMN
14 20 (2.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 19 (2.80%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 136 (20.03%) SQL
2 21 (3.09%) Java
3 5 (0.74%) COBOL
4 4 (0.59%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.59%) C
5 3 (0.44%) REXX
5 3 (0.44%) VBA
6 2 (0.29%) Python
6 2 (0.29%) VB
6 2 (0.29%) C++
6 2 (0.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.29%) JCL
6 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.15%) Perl
7 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.15%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 21 (3.09%) ISEB
2 11 (1.62%) Degree
3 5 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.29%) IIBA
4 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.15%) CCSA
5 1 (0.15%) CIMA
5 1 (0.15%) CCAB
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.15%) CCNA
5 1 (0.15%) ACCA
5 1 (0.15%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.15%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.86%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.91%) QA
3 8 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.44%) SLA
5 3 (0.44%) DICOM
6 2 (0.29%) FATCA
7 1 (0.15%) COREP
7 1 (0.15%) FINREP
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.59%) RACF
3 2 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.29%) NFS
3 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.15%) Firmware
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.29%) CA LISA
3 2 (0.29%) Control-M
3 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.15%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 42 (6.19%) Oracle
2 29 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.36%) Charles River
4 12 (1.77%) Informatica
5 11 (1.62%) HP
6 10 (1.47%) Teradata
7 9 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.88%) SAP
8 6 (0.88%) TIBCO
9 5 (0.74%) Cisco
9 5 (0.74%) IBM
9 5 (0.74%) EMC
9 5 (0.74%) Lotus
9 5 (0.74%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.59%) Avaloq
10 4 (0.59%) MobileIron
10 4 (0.59%) RIMES
10 4 (0.59%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.59%) Nokia
10 4 (0.59%) Juniper
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