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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 513 266 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.45% 21.91% 20.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.55% 23.42% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 167 72
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£342 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £25.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.70 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £63.20 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
1366 1136 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.40% 93.57% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 692 338
Average daily rate £350 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £13.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +50.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £20.00
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 27 May 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 27 May 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.

1 469 (51.48%) Finance
2 333 (36.55%) Banking
3 166 (18.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 151 (16.58%) Business Analysis
5 148 (16.25%) Retail
6 143 (15.70%) SQL
7 131 (14.38%) Migration
8 86 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
10 73 (8.01%) Data Analysis
10 73 (8.01%) Retail Banking
11 69 (7.57%) Project Management
12 67 (7.35%) MS Excel
13 63 (6.92%) MS Office
14 59 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing
15 58 (6.37%) Test Scripting
16 55 (6.04%) SAS
17 54 (5.93%) Microsoft
18 53 (5.82%) Data Migration
19 52 (5.71%) Oracle
20 51 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
21 47 (5.16%) Credit Risk
22 45 (4.94%) ISEB
23 43 (4.72%) Validation
24 42 (4.61%) Change Management
25 41 (4.50%) MS Visio
26 40 (4.39%) Data Modelling
26 40 (4.39%) Windows
27 38 (4.17%) Asset Management
28 37 (4.06%) Analytics

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 55 (6.04%) SAS
2 21 (2.31%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.10%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.10%) Lync
4 9 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 9 (0.99%) JBoss
5 5 (0.55%) Apache
5 5 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.55%) CICS
6 4 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.22%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.11%) Confluence
8 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.11%) FileNet
Applications
1 67 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 63 (6.92%) MS Office
3 41 (4.50%) MS Visio
4 25 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.87%) MS Project
6 2 (0.22%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.10%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.11%) Agresso
4 1 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.22%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.21%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.10%) DNS
2 10 (1.10%) Intranet
3 9 (0.99%) Internet
3 9 (0.99%) LAN
4 8 (0.88%) DHCP
4 8 (0.88%) Firewall
5 7 (0.77%) SAN
5 7 (0.77%) VPN
6 5 (0.55%) FTP
6 5 (0.55%) WAN
7 4 (0.44%) Network Security
7 4 (0.44%) VoIP
8 3 (0.33%) LDAP
8 3 (0.33%) ATM
8 3 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.33%) BGP
8 3 (0.33%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.31%) MS Access
4 14 (1.54%) Data Mining
5 8 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.77%) DB2
7 6 (0.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.55%) OLAP
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (0.44%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.44%) Redis
9 4 (0.44%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.33%) Big Data
10 3 (0.33%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.22%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.11%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (0.88%) JIRA
2 5 (0.55%) Artifactory
3 4 (0.44%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.33%) Ant
4 3 (0.33%) Subversion
4 3 (0.33%) Maven
4 3 (0.33%) Selenium
4 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.22%) MSTest
5 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.22%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.11%) JMeter
6 1 (0.11%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
General
1 469 (51.48%) Finance
2 333 (36.55%) Banking
3 148 (16.25%) Retail
4 73 (8.01%) Retail Banking
5 13 (1.43%) Back Office
6 11 (1.21%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.21%) Marketing
7 9 (0.99%) Front Office
8 6 (0.66%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.44%) Advertising
10 4 (0.44%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.44%) Law
11 3 (0.33%) French Language
11 3 (0.33%) German Language
12 2 (0.22%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.43%) XML
2 5 (0.55%) .NET
2 5 (0.55%) Web Services
2 5 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (0.44%) Middleware
3 4 (0.44%) HTML
3 4 (0.44%) Application Packaging
3 4 (0.44%) CSS
4 3 (0.33%) RESTful
5 2 (0.22%) Drools
5 2 (0.22%) JAXB
5 2 (0.22%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.22%) SOAP
5 2 (0.22%) DOM
5 2 (0.22%) XSLT
5 2 (0.22%) Java EE
5 2 (0.22%) JSON
6 1 (0.11%) JPA
6 1 (0.11%) JSF
6 1 (0.11%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.16%) Credit Risk
3 28 (3.07%) Data Centre
4 23 (2.52%) Mainframe
5 10 (1.10%) Data Extraction
5 10 (1.10%) Data Integration
6 9 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 6 (0.66%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.55%) User Experience
9 4 (0.44%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.44%) LPAR
9 4 (0.44%) IVR
10 3 (0.33%) Statistics
10 3 (0.33%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.33%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.33%) FMCG
11 2 (0.22%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.22%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.22%) GIS
11 2 (0.22%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 40 (4.39%) Windows
2 25 (2.74%) Linux
3 21 (2.31%) UNIX
3 21 (2.31%) Windows 7
4 12 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (0.88%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.77%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.66%) zOS
9 5 (0.55%) Android
10 4 (0.44%) Solaris
11 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (18.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 151 (16.58%) Business Analysis
3 131 (14.38%) Migration
4 86 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (8.01%) Data Analysis
6 69 (7.57%) Project Management
7 59 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 58 (6.37%) Test Scripting
9 53 (5.82%) Data Migration
10 43 (4.72%) Validation
11 42 (4.61%) Change Management
12 40 (4.39%) Data Modelling
13 38 (4.17%) Asset Management
14 37 (4.06%) Analytics
15 36 (3.95%) Investment Management
16 35 (3.84%) ETL
17 32 (3.51%) ITIL
18 31 (3.40%) Data Management
19 30 (3.29%) BPMN
20 28 (3.07%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (15.70%) SQL
2 20 (2.20%) VBA
3 10 (1.10%) Java
4 7 (0.77%) COBOL
5 4 (0.44%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.44%) C
6 3 (0.33%) Python
6 3 (0.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.22%) C++
7 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.11%) PeopleCode
8 1 (0.11%) SQR
8 1 (0.11%) Scala
8 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (4.94%) ISEB
2 26 (2.85%) Degree
3 22 (2.41%) ISTQB
4 8 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (0.66%) CISMP
5 6 (0.66%) CISM
5 6 (0.66%) CISSP
5 6 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.33%) CIMA
6 3 (0.33%) ACCA
7 2 (0.22%) MBA
7 2 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.22%) CCNP
7 2 (0.22%) CCNA
7 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.11%) OCP
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.18%) QA
2 20 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.66%) FATCA
4 6 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.44%) SLA
6 2 (0.22%) DICOM
7 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) COREP
7 1 (0.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 22 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.66%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.44%) vSphere
3 4 (0.44%) zsh
4 3 (0.33%) NFS
4 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.22%) XenApp
5 2 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.22%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 33 (3.62%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.99%) SCCM
3 4 (0.44%) Puppet
3 4 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.11%) WSUS
5 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.11%) Control-M
5 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (5.93%) Microsoft
2 52 (5.71%) Oracle
3 19 (2.09%) HP
4 15 (1.65%) SAP
5 14 (1.54%) Teradata
6 11 (1.21%) Cisco
6 11 (1.21%) Business Objects
7 10 (1.10%) VMware
7 10 (1.10%) Informatica
8 8 (0.88%) CheckPoint
9 7 (0.77%) EMC
10 6 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (0.55%) IBM
11 5 (0.55%) Citrix
11 5 (0.55%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.44%) Charles River
12 4 (0.44%) Lotus
12 4 (0.44%) Sun
13 3 (0.33%) Juniper
13 3 (0.33%) Cognos
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