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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 277 237 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.49% 21.47% 34.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.07% 22.88% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 118 206
Average daily rate
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£370 £344 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +8.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.40 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.50 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
1105 1036 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.72% 93.84% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 456 448
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 243 (44.34%) Finance
2 125 (22.81%) Banking
3 80 (14.60%) Migration
4 79 (14.42%) Business Analysis
5 77 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 70 (12.77%) SQL
7 57 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (9.67%) Retail
9 51 (9.31%) MS Excel
10 48 (8.76%) Asset Management
11 45 (8.21%) MS Office
12 43 (7.85%) MS Visio
13 42 (7.66%) Oracle
13 42 (7.66%) Project Management
14 41 (7.48%) UML
15 39 (7.12%) Use Case
16 37 (6.75%) Data Modelling
17 36 (6.57%) Data Analysis
18 35 (6.39%) Data Migration
18 35 (6.39%) Workflow
19 33 (6.02%) Investment Management
20 32 (5.84%) VBA
20 32 (5.84%) Windows
20 32 (5.84%) Microsoft
21 28 (5.11%) SAS
22 27 (4.93%) SQL Server
22 27 (4.93%) BPMN
23 26 (4.74%) User Stories
23 26 (4.74%) ETL
24 25 (4.56%) Business Intelligence

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (5.11%) SAS
2 12 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.01%) IBM Notes
4 8 (1.46%) Lotus Domino
4 8 (1.46%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (0.91%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (0.73%) CMS
7 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.18%) CICS
Applications
1 51 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 45 (8.21%) MS Office
3 43 (7.85%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.91%) MultiFonds
3 4 (0.73%) Summit
4 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.36%) Agresso
4 2 (0.36%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.18%) assyst
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.64%) Office 365
2 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.46%) SMTP
2 7 (1.28%) FTP
3 6 (1.09%) VPN
4 5 (0.91%) HTTP
4 5 (0.91%) SAN
5 4 (0.73%) ATM
6 3 (0.55%) DHCP
6 3 (0.55%) DNS
6 3 (0.55%) Intranet
7 2 (0.36%) Internet
7 2 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.36%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.36%) LAN
7 2 (0.36%) VoIP
8 1 (0.18%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.18%) NAS
8 1 (0.18%) Wireless
8 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.01%) MS Access
4 10 (1.82%) Pentaho
4 10 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.28%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.09%) Oracle Discoverer
6 6 (1.09%) Oracle OWB
6 6 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (0.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.73%) Data Mart
8 4 (0.73%) Star Schema
8 4 (0.73%) OLAP
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (1.46%) Selenium
2 5 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (0.73%) JIRA
3 4 (0.73%) Zephyr
3 4 (0.73%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.55%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.36%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.36%) PeopleTools
5 2 (0.36%) ERwin
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.18%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.18%) ProC
6 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 243 (44.34%) Finance
2 125 (22.81%) Banking
3 53 (9.67%) Retail
4 24 (4.38%) Retail Banking
5 16 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.64%) Marketing
6 9 (1.64%) Advertising
6 9 (1.64%) Back Office
7 7 (1.28%) Front Office
7 7 (1.28%) Legal
8 5 (0.91%) Billing
9 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.36%) Publishing
10 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.36%) German Language
10 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.18%) International Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.09%) .NET
2 5 (0.91%) CSS
2 5 (0.91%) Middleware
2 5 (0.91%) HTML
3 4 (0.73%) Java EE
4 3 (0.55%) Drools
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.55%) XML
5 2 (0.36%) Flash
5 2 (0.36%) EDI
5 2 (0.36%) Velocity
6 1 (0.18%) jQuery
6 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.18%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.18%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.18%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (2.92%) Mainframe
1 16 (2.92%) Credit Risk
2 15 (2.74%) Management Information System
2 15 (2.74%) Derivative
3 7 (1.28%) Replication
4 5 (0.91%) Statistics
4 5 (0.91%) Blackberry
5 4 (0.73%) Data Extraction
6 3 (0.55%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.55%) Online Banking
6 3 (0.55%) E-Learning
6 3 (0.55%) SCORM
7 2 (0.36%) Equities
7 2 (0.36%) AS400
7 2 (0.36%) GIS
7 2 (0.36%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.36%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.36%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.36%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.18%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.84%) Windows
2 12 (2.19%) UNIX
3 11 (2.01%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.46%) Windows XP
5 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.91%) Linux
8 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) MVS
9 1 (0.18%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (14.60%) Migration
2 79 (14.42%) Business Analysis
3 77 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (8.76%) Asset Management
6 42 (7.66%) Project Management
7 41 (7.48%) UML
8 39 (7.12%) Use Case
9 37 (6.75%) Data Modelling
10 36 (6.57%) Data Analysis
11 35 (6.39%) Workflow
11 35 (6.39%) Data Migration
12 33 (6.02%) Investment Management
13 27 (4.93%) BPMN
14 26 (4.74%) User Stories
14 26 (4.74%) ETL
15 25 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (4.38%) ITIL
17 22 (4.01%) Test Scripting
18 21 (3.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 70 (12.77%) SQL
2 32 (5.84%) VBA
3 8 (1.46%) Java
4 7 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.28%) VB
4 7 (1.28%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.09%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.09%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.09%) C#
6 4 (0.73%) C++
6 4 (0.73%) JCL
6 4 (0.73%) VB6
7 3 (0.55%) C
8 2 (0.36%) Python
8 2 (0.36%) REXX
8 2 (0.36%) VBScript
9 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.18%) PROC SQL
9 1 (0.18%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 20 (3.65%) ISEB
2 14 (2.55%) ISTQB
3 9 (1.64%) Degree
4 5 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.55%) CISSP
6 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.55%) CISM
7 2 (0.36%) CCAB
7 2 (0.36%) CCNA
7 2 (0.36%) MCDST
7 2 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) MCP
8 1 (0.18%) MCSE
8 1 (0.18%) MCSA
8 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.46%) Data Quality
1 8 (1.46%) QA
2 5 (0.91%) SLA
3 4 (0.73%) WCAG
3 4 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.55%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.55%) EMIR
4 3 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.36%) Basel II
5 2 (0.36%) MiFID
6 1 (0.18%) FINREP
System Software
1 21 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.55%) vSphere
3 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.36%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.73%) SCCM
4 2 (0.36%) SCOM
4 2 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.18%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.18%) WSUS
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (7.66%) Oracle
2 32 (5.84%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.01%) Lotus
4 9 (1.64%) Charles River
5 8 (1.46%) Teradata
6 7 (1.28%) MobileIron
7 6 (1.09%) BI-SAM
7 6 (1.09%) Cisco
7 6 (1.09%) Sybase
7 6 (1.09%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.09%) Calypso
8 5 (0.91%) HP
8 5 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.73%) Apple
9 4 (0.73%) Linedata
9 4 (0.73%) VMware
9 4 (0.73%) Murex
9 4 (0.73%) JBoss
9 4 (0.73%) TSYS
10 3 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
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