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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 474 286 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.33% 22.40% 21.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.43% 23.70% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 175 115
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -40.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.35 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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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
1508 1207 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.32% 94.52% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 699 451
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 24
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.00 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 512 (53.61%) Finance
2 398 (41.68%) Banking
3 180 (18.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 175 (18.32%) Retail
5 148 (15.50%) Business Analysis
6 125 (13.09%) SQL
7 122 (12.77%) Migration
8 94 (9.84%) Retail Banking
9 90 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
10 87 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
11 72 (7.54%) Test Scripting
12 71 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 65 (6.81%) Data Analysis
14 61 (6.39%) MS Office
15 59 (6.18%) MS Excel
15 59 (6.18%) Microsoft
16 55 (5.76%) Project Management
17 53 (5.55%) Data Warehouse
18 50 (5.24%) Data Migration
19 47 (4.92%) SAS
19 47 (4.92%) ISEB
20 46 (4.82%) ITIL
20 46 (4.82%) Validation
21 45 (4.71%) Change Management
22 42 (4.40%) Oracle
22 42 (4.40%) Asset Management
23 41 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
23 41 (4.29%) Windows
23 41 (4.29%) Target Operating Model
24 40 (4.19%) Data Centre

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 47 (4.92%) SAS
2 32 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.26%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.05%) Lync
5 9 (0.94%) JBoss
6 8 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.52%) CICS
8 4 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.42%) Apache
8 4 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.10%) FileNet
10 1 (0.10%) CMS
10 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 61 (6.39%) MS Office
2 59 (6.18%) MS Excel
3 40 (4.19%) MS Visio
4 27 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (2.30%) MS Project
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.84%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
1 2 (0.21%) Silverpop
2 1 (0.10%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.68%) Intranet
2 9 (0.94%) Internet
3 8 (0.84%) LAN
3 8 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.73%) VPN
4 7 (0.73%) DNS
5 5 (0.52%) SAN
5 5 (0.52%) CTI
5 5 (0.52%) WAN
5 5 (0.52%) DHCP
6 4 (0.42%) FTP
6 4 (0.42%) VoIP
6 4 (0.42%) ATM
6 4 (0.42%) Firewall
7 2 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.21%) Wireless
7 2 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.21%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (5.55%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (1.99%) Data Mining
3 17 (1.78%) SQL Server
4 12 (1.26%) MS Access
5 11 (1.15%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (0.63%) DB2
8 5 (0.52%) OLAP
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (0.42%) Redis
10 3 (0.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.10%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.10%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.10%) Big Data
12 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (0.63%) JIRA
1 6 (0.63%) Artifactory
2 5 (0.52%) Ant
3 4 (0.42%) HP UFT
3 4 (0.42%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.42%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.31%) Maven
4 3 (0.31%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.31%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.31%) Toad
4 3 (0.31%) TestDirector
4 3 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.21%) Subversion
5 2 (0.21%) Selenium
5 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.10%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.10%) MSTest
6 1 (0.10%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.10%) JMeter
6 1 (0.10%) Bugzilla
General
1 512 (53.61%) Finance
2 398 (41.68%) Banking
3 175 (18.32%) Retail
4 94 (9.84%) Retail Banking
5 16 (1.68%) Marketing
6 15 (1.57%) Front Office
7 14 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.36%) Back Office
9 10 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.84%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.52%) Law
11 5 (0.52%) Legal
12 4 (0.42%) Advertising
13 3 (0.31%) French Language
13 3 (0.31%) German Language
14 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Billing
15 1 (0.10%) Publishing
15 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.47%) XML
2 9 (0.94%) .NET
3 6 (0.63%) HTML
3 6 (0.63%) Web Services
4 5 (0.52%) CSS
4 5 (0.52%) Middleware
5 4 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (0.42%) SOAP
5 4 (0.42%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.31%) RESTful
7 2 (0.21%) HTML5
7 2 (0.21%) Drools
7 2 (0.21%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.21%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.21%) JAXB
7 2 (0.21%) DOM
7 2 (0.21%) Java EE
7 2 (0.21%) JSON
8 1 (0.10%) JSF
8 1 (0.10%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.19%) Credit Risk
2 40 (4.19%) Data Centre
3 25 (2.62%) Mainframe
4 13 (1.36%) Data Integration
5 10 (1.05%) Derivative
6 8 (0.84%) IVR
6 8 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 8 (0.84%) User Experience
7 6 (0.63%) Online Banking
8 5 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.42%) LPAR
10 3 (0.31%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.31%) FMCG
10 3 (0.31%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.31%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.31%) GIS
10 3 (0.31%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 41 (4.29%) Windows
2 23 (2.41%) Windows 7
3 20 (2.09%) Linux
4 18 (1.88%) UNIX
5 13 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.84%) Android
7 8 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.73%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.52%) zOS
9 5 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.21%) Solaris
11 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (18.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 148 (15.50%) Business Analysis
3 122 (12.77%) Migration
4 90 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (7.54%) Test Scripting
6 71 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 65 (6.81%) Data Analysis
8 55 (5.76%) Project Management
9 50 (5.24%) Data Migration
10 46 (4.82%) ITIL
10 46 (4.82%) Validation
11 45 (4.71%) Change Management
12 42 (4.40%) Asset Management
13 41 (4.29%) Target Operating Model
14 38 (3.98%) Analytics
15 35 (3.66%) ETL
16 33 (3.46%) Data Modelling
17 30 (3.14%) Software Testing
18 29 (3.04%) Data Management
18 29 (3.04%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (13.09%) SQL
2 22 (2.30%) VBA
3 11 (1.15%) Java
4 5 (0.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.42%) C
5 4 (0.42%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.42%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.31%) COBOL
6 3 (0.31%) Python
7 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.10%) C++
8 1 (0.10%) PeopleCode
8 1 (0.10%) SQR
8 1 (0.10%) Scala
8 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (4.92%) ISEB
2 25 (2.62%) ISTQB
3 23 (2.41%) Degree
4 10 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.63%) CISMP
6 6 (0.63%) CISM
6 6 (0.63%) CISSP
6 6 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.42%) CIMA
7 4 (0.42%) ACCA
8 3 (0.31%) MBA
9 2 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.21%) CCNP
9 2 (0.21%) CCNA
9 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.10%) OCP
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.25%) QA
2 10 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.73%) EMIR
5 6 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.42%) SLA
6 4 (0.42%) FATCA
7 3 (0.31%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.10%) COREP
8 1 (0.10%) FINREP
8 1 (0.10%) GxP
8 1 (0.10%) GAAP
8 1 (0.10%) MiFID
8 1 (0.10%) DICOM
System Software
1 24 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.52%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.42%) vSphere
4 4 (0.42%) zsh
5 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.21%) XenApp
6 2 (0.21%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.10%) Samba
7 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 41 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.94%) SCCM
3 4 (0.42%) Puppet
3 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.10%) SCOM
4 1 (0.10%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.10%) Control-M
4 1 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.10%) WSUS
4 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 59 (6.18%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.40%) Oracle
3 26 (2.72%) HP
4 17 (1.78%) Teradata
5 13 (1.36%) SAP
6 12 (1.26%) Charles River
6 12 (1.26%) VMware
7 11 (1.15%) CA
7 11 (1.15%) Informatica
8 7 (0.73%) Cisco
8 7 (0.73%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (0.52%) Citrix
11 4 (0.42%) Genesys
11 4 (0.42%) IBM
11 4 (0.42%) Lotus
11 4 (0.42%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.42%) Planview
11 4 (0.42%) Pega
11 4 (0.42%) Verint
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