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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 285 225 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.28% 21.84% 31.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.51% 23.01% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 114 189
Average daily rate
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£350 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £21.00 £21.50
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
1212 978 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.76% 94.95% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 455 438
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 238 (43.75%) Finance
2 125 (22.98%) Banking
3 82 (15.07%) Business Analysis
4 77 (14.15%) Migration
5 73 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (12.13%) SQL
7 65 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (9.74%) Asset Management
9 51 (9.38%) MS Excel
10 48 (8.82%) Use Case
11 47 (8.64%) Retail
12 44 (8.09%) MS Visio
12 44 (8.09%) Oracle
13 43 (7.90%) UML
14 41 (7.54%) Data Modelling
14 41 (7.54%) MS Office
14 41 (7.54%) Project Management
15 39 (7.17%) Workflow
16 36 (6.62%) Data Analysis
17 35 (6.43%) Data Migration
18 34 (6.25%) VBA
19 33 (6.07%) Investment Management
20 31 (5.70%) BPMN
21 30 (5.51%) User Stories
21 30 (5.51%) Windows
22 29 (5.33%) SAS
23 28 (5.15%) Microsoft
24 27 (4.96%) ETL
24 27 (4.96%) Test Scripting
25 25 (4.60%) Business Intelligence

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (5.33%) SAS
2 7 (1.29%) IBM Notes
2 7 (1.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (0.92%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (0.74%) CMS
4 4 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.18%) CICS
5 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 51 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 44 (8.09%) MS Visio
3 41 (7.54%) MS Office
4 12 (2.21%) MS Project
5 9 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.10%) MultiFonds
1 6 (1.10%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.74%) Summit
3 2 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.37%) Agresso
3 2 (0.37%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.18%) assyst
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.92%) Office 365
2 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.29%) FTP
2 5 (0.92%) HTTP
2 5 (0.92%) VPN
2 5 (0.92%) SAN
3 4 (0.74%) ATM
3 4 (0.74%) SMTP
4 3 (0.55%) Intranet
4 3 (0.55%) Internet
5 2 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.37%) DHCP
5 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.37%) LAN
5 2 (0.37%) VoIP
5 2 (0.37%) DNS
6 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.18%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.18%) NAS
6 1 (0.18%) Wireless
6 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.02%) MS Access
3 11 (2.02%) Pentaho
4 10 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.10%) Oracle OWB
5 6 (1.10%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.10%) Oracle Discoverer
6 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (0.74%) OLAP
7 4 (0.74%) Data Mart
7 4 (0.74%) Star Schema
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (1.84%) Selenium
2 5 (0.92%) JIRA
2 5 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (0.74%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.74%) Zephyr
4 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.55%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.37%) PeopleTools
5 2 (0.37%) ERwin
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.37%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.18%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.18%) ProC
General
1 238 (43.75%) Finance
2 125 (22.98%) Banking
3 47 (8.64%) Retail
4 25 (4.60%) Retail Banking
5 19 (3.49%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.84%) Advertising
7 8 (1.47%) Back Office
8 6 (1.10%) Marketing
9 5 (0.92%) Billing
10 4 (0.74%) Front Office
10 4 (0.74%) Legal
11 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.55%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.37%) German Language
12 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.18%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.10%) HTML
1 6 (1.10%) .NET
2 5 (0.92%) CSS
2 5 (0.92%) Middleware
2 5 (0.92%) Java EE
3 4 (0.74%) Drools
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.55%) EDI
5 2 (0.37%) Velocity
5 2 (0.37%) Web Services
5 2 (0.37%) XML
5 2 (0.37%) Flash
6 1 (0.18%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.18%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.18%) SOAP
6 1 (0.18%) jQuery
6 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.49%) Mainframe
2 15 (2.76%) Derivative
3 14 (2.57%) Credit Risk
4 13 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 5 (0.92%) Statistics
5 5 (0.92%) Fixed Income
5 5 (0.92%) Equities
5 5 (0.92%) Blackberry
6 4 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.55%) GIS
7 3 (0.55%) Replication
7 3 (0.55%) E-Learning
7 3 (0.55%) SCORM
7 3 (0.55%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.55%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.55%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.37%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.37%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.18%) FMCG
9 1 (0.18%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.51%) Windows
2 13 (2.39%) UNIX
3 9 (1.65%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.47%) Windows XP
5 7 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.74%) Linux
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) MVS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (15.07%) Business Analysis
2 77 (14.15%) Migration
3 73 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (9.74%) Asset Management
6 48 (8.82%) Use Case
7 43 (7.90%) UML
8 41 (7.54%) Data Modelling
8 41 (7.54%) Project Management
9 39 (7.17%) Workflow
10 36 (6.62%) Data Analysis
11 35 (6.43%) Data Migration
12 33 (6.07%) Investment Management
13 31 (5.70%) BPMN
14 30 (5.51%) User Stories
15 27 (4.96%) Test Scripting
15 27 (4.96%) ETL
16 25 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (4.23%) ITIL
18 22 (4.04%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (12.13%) SQL
2 34 (6.25%) VBA
3 12 (2.21%) Java
4 9 (1.65%) VB
5 7 (1.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.10%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.10%) C#
6 6 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.92%) JCL
8 4 (0.74%) VB6
8 4 (0.74%) C++
9 3 (0.55%) C
9 3 (0.55%) REXX
9 3 (0.55%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.37%) Python
10 2 (0.37%) VBScript
11 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.18%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 23 (4.23%) ISEB
2 14 (2.57%) ISTQB
3 11 (2.02%) Degree
4 5 (0.92%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.55%) IIBA
5 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.55%) CISM
5 3 (0.55%) CISSP
5 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.37%) CIMA
6 2 (0.37%) CCAB
6 2 (0.37%) MOS
6 2 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) ACCA
7 1 (0.18%) PMP
7 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.18%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.29%) QA
2 6 (1.10%) WCAG
2 6 (1.10%) EMIR
2 6 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.92%) SLA
4 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.37%) Basel II
6 2 (0.37%) MiFID
6 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.18%) FATCA
7 1 (0.18%) FINREP
System Software
1 18 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.55%) vSphere
3 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.74%) SCCM
2 4 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.37%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.18%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (8.09%) Oracle
2 28 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.02%) Charles River
4 8 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.29%) Lotus
6 6 (1.10%) Cisco
6 6 (1.10%) JBoss
6 6 (1.10%) Sybase
6 6 (1.10%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.10%) Calypso
6 6 (1.10%) BI-SAM
7 5 (0.92%) HP
8 4 (0.74%) Murex
8 4 (0.74%) Apple
8 4 (0.74%) Linedata
8 4 (0.74%) TSYS
8 4 (0.74%) VMware
8 4 (0.74%) Teradata
9 3 (0.55%) Informatica
9 3 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
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