The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 262 164 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.37% 21.95% 30.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.69% 23.43% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 69 191
Average daily rate £335 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £234 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.75 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.71% -14.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.15 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £138.00 £15.35 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1208 700 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.93% 93.71% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 301 555
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.33 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Analyst
Scotland

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 200 (38.46%) Finance
2 123 (23.65%) Banking
3 79 (15.19%) Migration
4 76 (14.62%) SQL
5 75 (14.42%) Business Analysis
6 71 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (9.62%) Asset Management
9 47 (9.04%) Oracle
10 41 (7.88%) Data Migration
11 40 (7.69%) Retail
11 40 (7.69%) MS Excel
11 40 (7.69%) Investment Management
12 38 (7.31%) Java
13 36 (6.92%) Fund Accounting
14 34 (6.54%) SOA
15 33 (6.35%) ETL
15 33 (6.35%) Project Management
16 32 (6.15%) Data Modelling
17 29 (5.58%) Windows
18 28 (5.38%) MS Office
18 28 (5.38%) Data Analysis
19 27 (5.19%) Use Case
20 26 (5.00%) Selenium
20 26 (5.00%) Test Scripting
20 26 (5.00%) MS Visio
20 26 (5.00%) Microsoft
21 25 (4.81%) Workflow
22 24 (4.62%) ISEB
22 24 (4.62%) SQL Server

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (4.04%) SAS
2 10 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (0.77%) CICS
5 3 (0.58%) CMS
6 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 40 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.38%) MS Office
3 26 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.31%) MS Project
5 7 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.31%) MultiFonds
2 6 (1.15%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.58%) Summit
4 2 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.38%) Agresso
4 2 (0.38%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.15%) SAN
2 4 (0.77%) Intranet
2 4 (0.77%) FTP
3 3 (0.58%) VPN
3 3 (0.58%) Internet
3 3 (0.58%) NAS
4 2 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (0.38%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.38%) LDAP
4 2 (0.38%) LAN
5 1 (0.19%) VoIP
5 1 (0.19%) DHCP
5 1 (0.19%) ATM
5 1 (0.19%) DNS
5 1 (0.19%) HTTP
5 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.19%) Wireless
5 1 (0.19%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.08%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.69%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.69%) Oracle OWB
4 13 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.54%) MS Access
7 7 (1.35%) Pentaho
8 6 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.77%) DB2
10 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.19%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.19%) OLAP
12 1 (0.19%) Essbase
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 26 (5.00%) Selenium
2 9 (1.73%) PowerDesigner
3 8 (1.54%) LoadRunner
4 6 (1.15%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.77%) JIRA
6 3 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.38%) JMeter
8 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 200 (38.46%) Finance
2 123 (23.65%) Banking
3 40 (7.69%) Retail
4 18 (3.46%) Retail Banking
5 14 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.54%) Back Office
8 7 (1.35%) Front Office
8 7 (1.35%) Advertising
9 4 (0.77%) Law
10 3 (0.58%) Legal
10 3 (0.58%) Marketing
11 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.38%) Billing
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.27%) Java EE
2 14 (2.69%) Drools
3 10 (1.92%) Web Services
4 7 (1.35%) Middleware
5 6 (1.15%) HTML
5 6 (1.15%) SOAP
6 5 (0.96%) CSS
7 3 (0.58%) EDI
8 2 (0.38%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.38%) .NET
8 2 (0.38%) XML
9 1 (0.19%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.19%) Velocity
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.04%) Mainframe
2 14 (2.69%) Hedge funds
3 13 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.31%) GIS
5 10 (1.92%) Derivative
6 8 (1.54%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.35%) Equities
8 5 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.77%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.77%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.38%) NHS
11 1 (0.19%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.19%) EPoS
11 1 (0.19%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.19%) EMC Centera
11 1 (0.19%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.19%) Symmetrix DMX
11 1 (0.19%) Open Source
11 1 (0.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.58%) Windows
2 20 (3.85%) UNIX
3 8 (1.54%) Windows XP
4 6 (1.15%) Linux
5 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.96%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.77%) zOS
6 4 (0.77%) Solaris
7 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.38%) AIX
8 2 (0.38%) HPUX
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.19%) NetWare
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) MVS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.19%) Migration
2 75 (14.42%) Business Analysis
3 71 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (9.62%) Asset Management
6 41 (7.88%) Data Migration
7 40 (7.69%) Investment Management
8 36 (6.92%) Fund Accounting
9 34 (6.54%) SOA
10 33 (6.35%) ETL
10 33 (6.35%) Project Management
11 32 (6.15%) Data Modelling
12 28 (5.38%) Data Analysis
13 27 (5.19%) Use Case
14 26 (5.00%) Test Scripting
15 25 (4.81%) Workflow
16 24 (4.62%) User Stories
17 23 (4.42%) UML
17 23 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
18 22 (4.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 76 (14.62%) SQL
2 38 (7.31%) Java
3 17 (3.27%) VBA
4 16 (3.08%) Shell Script
5 14 (2.69%) PL/SQL
6 9 (1.73%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.15%) JCL
7 6 (1.15%) REXX
8 5 (0.96%) Perl
8 5 (0.96%) VB
9 4 (0.77%) C
9 4 (0.77%) C#
10 2 (0.38%) Ruby
10 2 (0.38%) Python
11 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (4.62%) ISEB
2 12 (2.31%) ISTQB
3 9 (1.73%) ACCA
3 9 (1.73%) CIMA
4 8 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.35%) Degree
5 7 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) MOS
6 2 (0.38%) IIBA
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PMP
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) MCP
7 1 (0.19%) MCSE
7 1 (0.19%) MCSA
7 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.19%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.12%) QA
2 7 (1.35%) SLA
3 5 (0.96%) WCAG
4 4 (0.77%) EMIR
4 4 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.38%) MiFID
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.38%) Basel II
5 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.38%) FATCA
6 1 (0.19%) Basel III
6 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
System Software
1 13 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.58%) RACF
3 3 (0.58%) vSphere
4 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 8 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.19%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (9.04%) Oracle
2 26 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.23%) JBoss
4 16 (3.08%) Sybase
4 16 (3.08%) HP
5 14 (2.69%) Business Objects
6 9 (1.73%) SAP
7 8 (1.54%) VMware
8 6 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.15%) Charles River
9 4 (0.77%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.77%) Informatica
10 3 (0.58%) EMC
10 3 (0.58%) Murex
10 3 (0.58%) Calypso
11 2 (0.38%) Linedata
11 2 (0.38%) Saba
11 2 (0.38%) Citrix
11 2 (0.38%) CA
11 2 (0.38%) Novell
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