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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 298 373 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.05% 27.67% 21.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.93% 28.80% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 228 138
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £212 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 £13.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +76.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
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
1359 1295 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 96.07% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 701 541
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.01 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 337 (46.35%) Finance
2 279 (38.38%) Banking
3 154 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 136 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (13.07%) Business Analysis
6 83 (11.42%) SQL
7 80 (11.00%) Retail
8 71 (9.77%) Migration
9 70 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (7.43%) Oracle
11 50 (6.88%) Scrum
11 50 (6.88%) User Stories
12 49 (6.74%) Asset Management
13 48 (6.60%) Retail Banking
14 47 (6.46%) ISEB
15 44 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
15 44 (6.05%) Microsoft
16 43 (5.91%) Data Analysis
17 42 (5.78%) MS Excel
18 35 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
18 35 (4.81%) QA
19 34 (4.68%) Investment Management
19 34 (4.68%) Project Management
20 32 (4.40%) Data Migration
21 31 (4.26%) Test Scripting
21 31 (4.26%) Mainframe
21 31 (4.26%) Change Management
21 31 (4.26%) CA
22 30 (4.13%) Data Modelling
22 30 (4.13%) ISTQB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 23 (3.16%) SAS
2 17 (2.34%) JBoss
3 16 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.79%) CICS
5 8 (1.10%) CMS
5 8 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.55%) ArcGIS
7 4 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.28%) Apache
9 2 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.28%) Smallworld
9 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) ArcSDE
10 1 (0.14%) Confluence
10 1 (0.14%) IIS
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 42 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.99%) MS Visio
3 24 (3.30%) MS Office
4 16 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.06%) MS Project
6 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (3.99%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.24%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.41%) CODA-Financials
4 3 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.28%) assyst
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.14%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.10%) SaaS
2 5 (0.69%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.28%) Office 365
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.79%) Firewall
2 6 (0.83%) Network Security
3 5 (0.69%) LAN
3 5 (0.69%) WAN
4 3 (0.41%) IntruShield
4 3 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.28%) Internet
5 2 (0.28%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) Intranet
6 1 (0.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (3.99%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.93%) DB2
4 12 (1.65%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (0.83%) Data Mining
5 6 (0.83%) GIS
5 6 (0.83%) MS Access
6 5 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (0.69%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.41%) QGIS
7 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.28%) DataStage
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.28%) SAS EBI
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.14%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.14%) MySQL
9 1 (0.14%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 20 (2.75%) Selenium
2 18 (2.48%) JIRA
3 9 (1.24%) Firebug
3 9 (1.24%) SoapUI
4 7 (0.96%) HP UFT
5 6 (0.83%) WebDriver
6 5 (0.69%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.41%) Ant
8 3 (0.41%) Toad
9 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.28%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.14%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.14%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.14%) YouTrack
General
1 337 (46.35%) Finance
2 279 (38.38%) Banking
3 80 (11.00%) Retail
4 48 (6.60%) Retail Banking
5 23 (3.16%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.34%) Front Office
7 10 (1.38%) Law
8 6 (0.83%) Back Office
8 6 (0.83%) Marketing
9 4 (0.55%) Advertising
9 4 (0.55%) Legal
10 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.28%) Billing
11 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.99%) Web Services
2 15 (2.06%) XML
3 10 (1.38%) Java EE
4 6 (0.83%) .NET
4 6 (0.83%) HTML
5 4 (0.55%) Apache CXF
5 4 (0.55%) JPA
5 4 (0.55%) JSF
5 4 (0.55%) RichFaces
5 4 (0.55%) SOAP
6 3 (0.41%) J2EE
6 3 (0.41%) Middleware
6 3 (0.41%) TopLink
7 2 (0.28%) REST
7 2 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.14%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.14%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.14%) DOM
8 1 (0.14%) HTML5
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.26%) Mainframe
3 26 (3.58%) Data Centre
4 21 (2.89%) User Experience
5 15 (2.06%) Credit Risk
6 14 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.79%) Visualisation
8 6 (0.83%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.83%) Derivative
9 5 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (0.55%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.55%) Social Media
10 4 (0.55%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.28%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.28%) FMCG
12 2 (0.28%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.28%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.16%) Windows
2 16 (2.20%) Unix
3 14 (1.93%) Linux
4 12 (1.65%) Windows 7
4 12 (1.65%) zOS
5 7 (0.96%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.55%) Android
7 4 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.28%) Solaris
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) VME
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 136 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (13.07%) Business Analysis
4 71 (9.77%) Migration
5 50 (6.88%) Scrum
5 50 (6.88%) User Stories
6 49 (6.74%) Asset Management
7 44 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 43 (5.91%) Data Analysis
9 34 (4.68%) Investment Management
9 34 (4.68%) Project Management
10 32 (4.40%) Data Migration
11 31 (4.26%) Change Management
11 31 (4.26%) Test Scripting
12 30 (4.13%) Data Modelling
12 30 (4.13%) Software Testing
13 29 (3.99%) Analytics
14 28 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
15 26 (3.58%) ITIL
16 24 (3.30%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (11.42%) SQL
2 22 (3.03%) VBA
3 18 (2.48%) Java
4 14 (1.93%) JCL
5 6 (0.83%) COBOL
5 6 (0.83%) PL/SQL
6 5 (0.69%) C#
6 5 (0.69%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.41%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.41%) Python
8 2 (0.28%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.28%) C
8 2 (0.28%) Perl
8 2 (0.28%) VBScript
9 1 (0.14%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.14%) VB
9 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (6.46%) ISEB
2 30 (4.13%) ISTQB
3 13 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (1.38%) Degree
5 5 (0.69%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.55%) CEH
6 4 (0.55%) CISA
6 4 (0.55%) CISSP
6 4 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.41%) IIBA
8 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.14%) CIMA
9 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.81%) QA
2 14 (1.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.10%) SLA
5 6 (0.83%) MiFID
6 5 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.41%) FATCA
7 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.28%) Basel III
8 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.28%) EMIR
8 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.14%) Basel II
9 1 (0.14%) SEPA
9 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.65%) RACF
3 5 (0.69%) ClearTrust
3 5 (0.69%) XenApp
4 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 23 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.51%) CA Endevor
3 4 (0.55%) SCCM
4 2 (0.28%) SCOM
4 2 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.14%) Nessus
5 1 (0.14%) Nmap
5 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.14%) Puppet
5 1 (0.14%) QRadar
5 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 54 (7.43%) Oracle
2 44 (6.05%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.26%) CA
4 15 (2.06%) HP
5 11 (1.51%) Ab Initio
5 11 (1.51%) Charles River
6 8 (1.10%) Informatica
6 8 (1.10%) Remedy
6 8 (1.10%) SAP
6 8 (1.10%) ServiceNow
6 8 (1.10%) Teradata
7 7 (0.96%) FireEye
8 6 (0.83%) IBM
8 6 (0.83%) Sourcefire
9 5 (0.69%) Citrix
9 5 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.55%) Mapinfo
10 4 (0.55%) Symantec
10 4 (0.55%) Trustwave
10 4 (0.55%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £15 - £18 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Thebes IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aim Hire Recruitment
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
iKas International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago