The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 157 293 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.33% 19.99% 28.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.42% 20.85% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 156 236
Median daily rate £375 £360 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.49 - £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 - £23.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
769 1405 1317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 95.84% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 721 718
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £276 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 17
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -32.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 114 (33.63%) Finance
2 81 (23.89%) Banking
3 67 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (17.70%) SQL
5 56 (16.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (14.75%) Business Analysis
7 46 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (12.39%) Windows
9 40 (11.80%) Microsoft
10 38 (11.21%) Migration
11 35 (10.32%) User Stories
12 34 (10.03%) Oracle
13 30 (8.85%) Asset Management
13 30 (8.85%) Disclosure Scotland
14 27 (7.96%) ITIL
14 27 (7.96%) Active Directory
15 25 (7.37%) Scrum
16 24 (7.08%) Retail
17 23 (6.78%) Linux
17 23 (6.78%) BDD
18 21 (6.19%) Retail Banking
18 21 (6.19%) Java
18 21 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
18 21 (6.19%) Data Analysis
19 20 (5.90%) Project Management
20 18 (5.31%) SAS
20 18 (5.31%) MS Excel
20 18 (5.31%) Windows 7
21 17 (5.01%) User Acceptance Testing
21 17 (5.01%) SCCM

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (5.31%) SAS
2 13 (3.83%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.83%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.36%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.88%) SugarCRM
7 2 (0.59%) CMS
7 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) JBoss
8 1 (0.29%) Moodle
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.72%) MS Visio
3 15 (4.42%) MS Office
4 13 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.88%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.59%) assyst
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.59%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) Sonata
4 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.18%) Google Analytics
1 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.88%) Google Tag Manager
2 3 (0.88%) Office 365
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.54%) Internet
2 8 (2.36%) DNS
3 7 (2.06%) DHCP
4 5 (1.47%) Skype
4 5 (1.47%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.18%) SSL
5 4 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.18%) VPN
6 3 (0.88%) Firewall
6 3 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.88%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.88%) Wireless
7 2 (0.59%) LAN
7 2 (0.59%) TACACS
7 2 (0.59%) WAN
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.29%) Intranet
8 1 (0.29%) MRTG
8 1 (0.29%) VLAN
8 1 (0.29%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (4.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.06%) Big Data
6 6 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.47%) GIS
8 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.59%) MS Access
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.59%) QlikView
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.29%) Looker
11 1 (0.29%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 13 (3.83%) JIRA
2 8 (2.36%) Selenium
3 4 (1.18%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.18%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.59%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.29%) Appium
5 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.29%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.29%) Protractor
5 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 114 (33.63%) Finance
2 81 (23.89%) Banking
3 24 (7.08%) Retail
4 21 (6.19%) Retail Banking
5 12 (3.54%) Law
6 10 (2.95%) Legal
7 6 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.18%) Marketing
9 3 (0.88%) Front Office
9 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.42%) Web Services
1 15 (4.42%) XML
2 10 (2.95%) XML Messaging
3 8 (2.36%) WSDL
4 2 (0.59%) .NET
4 2 (0.59%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.29%) Apache CXF
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.29%) CGI
5 1 (0.29%) Java EE
5 1 (0.29%) JPA
5 1 (0.29%) JSF
5 1 (0.29%) PostGIS
5 1 (0.29%) RichFaces
5 1 (0.29%) Spring
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.54%) User Experience
3 11 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.65%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.65%) Credit Risk
4 9 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.36%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.36%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.06%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.18%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.18%) Derivative
7 4 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.18%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.18%) iSeries
7 4 (1.18%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.88%) Minimum Viable Product
8 3 (0.88%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.39%) Windows
2 23 (6.78%) Linux
3 18 (5.31%) Windows 7
4 13 (3.83%) Unix
4 13 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.95%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.06%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.18%) zOS
9 2 (0.59%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (16.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (14.75%) Business Analysis
4 38 (11.21%) Migration
5 35 (10.32%) User Stories
6 30 (8.85%) Asset Management
7 27 (7.96%) ITIL
8 25 (7.37%) Scrum
9 23 (6.78%) BDD
10 21 (6.19%) Data Analysis
11 20 (5.90%) Project Management
12 17 (5.01%) Service Delivery
12 17 (5.01%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (4.72%) Analytics
14 14 (4.13%) CRM
14 14 (4.13%) Data Modelling
15 13 (3.83%) Kanban
15 13 (3.83%) Service Management
15 13 (3.83%) Test Automation
16 11 (3.24%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (17.70%) SQL
2 21 (6.19%) Java
3 11 (3.24%) Python
4 4 (1.18%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.88%) VBA
6 2 (0.59%) ABAP
6 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.59%) C
6 2 (0.59%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.59%) JCL
6 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.29%) C#
7 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (4.13%) Degree
2 10 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.36%) ISEB
4 5 (1.47%) BC Cleared
4 5 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.59%) MCP
7 1 (0.29%) APMP
7 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (2.06%) QA
3 6 (1.77%) SLA
4 4 (1.18%) IFRS
4 4 (1.18%) MiFID
5 3 (0.88%) FINREP
6 2 (0.59%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.59%) UCITS
7 1 (0.29%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.29%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.29%) EMIR
7 1 (0.29%) FATCA
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.65%) XenDesktop
3 8 (2.36%) XenApp
4 7 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.59%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.59%) RACF
7 2 (0.59%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.29%) zsh
Systems Management
1 17 (5.01%) SCCM
2 5 (1.47%) SCOM
3 4 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.88%) Puppet
4 3 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.59%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.29%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.29%) FlexNet
6 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 40 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.03%) Oracle
3 11 (3.24%) Teradata
4 10 (2.95%) Bloomberg
4 10 (2.95%) Cisco
4 10 (2.95%) SAP
5 8 (2.36%) Citrix
5 8 (2.36%) Symantec
6 7 (2.06%) VMware
7 6 (1.77%) HP
7 6 (1.77%) IBM
8 5 (1.47%) AlgoSec
8 5 (1.47%) Qualys
8 5 (1.47%) ScanSafe
9 4 (1.18%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.18%) Charles River
9 4 (1.18%) Google
9 4 (1.18%) Tableau
10 3 (0.88%) Mitel
10 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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