The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 187 358 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.48% 23.77% 24.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.20% 24.84% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 196 206
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.49 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +10.71%
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
882 1441 1396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.60% 95.68% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 708 755
Median daily rate £400 £395 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 16
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.71 £12.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 188 (43.12%) Finance
2 137 (31.42%) Banking
3 79 (18.12%) SQL
4 77 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (17.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (14.45%) Business Analysis
6 54 (12.39%) Retail
7 51 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (9.86%) Retail Banking
9 42 (9.63%) Microsoft
10 40 (9.17%) Oracle
11 37 (8.49%) User Stories
12 35 (8.03%) Law
12 35 (8.03%) Mainframe
13 34 (7.80%) CA
14 33 (7.57%) Migration
14 33 (7.57%) BDD
15 29 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (6.42%) ITIL
16 28 (6.42%) Windows
17 27 (6.19%) Linux
18 26 (5.96%) Asset Management
19 25 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
20 24 (5.50%) Data Analysis
20 24 (5.50%) Disclosure Scotland
20 24 (5.50%) Data Centre
21 23 (5.28%) JIRA
21 23 (5.28%) SAS
21 23 (5.28%) Active Directory
22 22 (5.05%) MS Excel

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (5.28%) SAS
2 19 (4.36%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.75%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.06%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.69%) CMS
7 3 (0.69%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.69%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.46%) Apache
8 2 (0.46%) JBoss
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.23%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.23%) IIS
9 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (5.05%) MS Excel
1 22 (5.05%) MS Office
2 18 (4.13%) MS Visio
3 17 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.06%) MS Project
5 3 (0.69%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.69%) Primavera
2 3 (0.69%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.46%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.23%) assyst
4 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.23%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.38%) Office 365
2 4 (0.92%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.69%) Google Tag Manager
3 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.46%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.46%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.52%) Internet
2 6 (1.38%) VPN
3 5 (1.15%) DNS
3 5 (1.15%) Skype
3 5 (1.15%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.15%) Wireless
4 4 (0.92%) DHCP
4 4 (0.92%) Firewall
4 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.69%) BGP
5 3 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.69%) EIGRP
5 3 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.69%) LAN
5 3 (0.69%) MPLS
5 3 (0.69%) OSPF
5 3 (0.69%) WAN
6 2 (0.46%) TACACS
7 1 (0.23%) Intranet
7 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.44%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.29%) GIS
4 10 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.92%) Base SAS
6 4 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.92%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (0.69%) Big Data
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.69%) Power BI
7 3 (0.69%) Spatial Data
7 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.46%) MS Access
8 2 (0.46%) QGIS
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (5.28%) JIRA
2 9 (2.06%) Selenium
3 6 (1.38%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.69%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.46%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.46%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.23%) Appium
6 1 (0.23%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.23%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 188 (43.12%) Finance
2 137 (31.42%) Banking
3 54 (12.39%) Retail
4 43 (9.86%) Retail Banking
5 35 (8.03%) Law
6 10 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.83%) Legal
8 4 (0.92%) Billing
8 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.92%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.92%) Marketing
9 2 (0.46%) German Language
9 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.44%) XML
2 11 (2.52%) Web Services
3 9 (2.06%) XML Messaging
4 5 (1.15%) WSDL
5 4 (0.92%) .NET
6 3 (0.69%) Middleware
7 2 (0.46%) Apache CXF
7 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.46%) HTML
7 2 (0.46%) JPA
7 2 (0.46%) JSF
7 2 (0.46%) RichFaces
8 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.23%) CGI
8 1 (0.23%) Java EE
8 1 (0.23%) PostGIS
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.03%) Mainframe
3 24 (5.50%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.21%) Credit Risk
5 13 (2.98%) User Experience
6 11 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.06%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.83%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.15%) Minimum Viable Product
10 4 (0.92%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.92%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.92%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.69%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.69%) Derivative
11 3 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.69%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.69%) iSeries
11 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.42%) Windows
2 27 (6.19%) Linux
3 15 (3.44%) Unix
4 14 (3.21%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.61%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.69%) zOS
8 2 (0.46%) OpenVMS
8 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Android
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
1 77 (17.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 63 (14.45%) Business Analysis
3 37 (8.49%) User Stories
4 33 (7.57%) BDD
4 33 (7.57%) Migration
5 28 (6.42%) ITIL
6 26 (5.96%) Asset Management
7 25 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (5.50%) Data Analysis
9 20 (4.59%) Scrum
10 19 (4.36%) CRM
11 18 (4.13%) Analytics
11 18 (4.13%) Data Modelling
12 17 (3.90%) Project Management
12 17 (3.90%) Test Automation
13 16 (3.67%) Service Delivery
14 15 (3.44%) Kanban
15 13 (2.98%) Data Migration
15 13 (2.98%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (18.12%) SQL
2 22 (5.05%) Java
3 16 (3.67%) Python
4 5 (1.15%) C
4 5 (1.15%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.15%) VBA
5 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.46%) C#
7 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.23%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (3.44%) ISEB
2 13 (2.98%) Degree
3 9 (2.06%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.92%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.69%) PMP
7 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) HND
8 1 (0.23%) MCP
8 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.29%) SLA
3 9 (2.06%) QA
4 4 (0.92%) SEPA
5 3 (0.69%) FINREP
5 3 (0.69%) MiFID
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.23%) EMIR
6 1 (0.23%) FATCA
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) UCITS
System Software
1 23 (5.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.92%) XenApp
4 4 (0.92%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.69%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.46%) RACF
6 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.46%) zsh
7 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.23%) GeoWebCache
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.23%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 11 (2.52%) SCCM
2 10 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.38%) SCOM
4 5 (1.15%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.69%) Puppet
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.23%) TADDM
8 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.17%) Oracle
3 34 (7.80%) CA
4 15 (3.44%) HP
5 14 (3.21%) Cisco
6 9 (2.06%) Bloomberg
7 8 (1.83%) SAP
8 7 (1.61%) Teradata
9 6 (1.38%) VMware
10 5 (1.15%) Charles River
11 4 (0.92%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.92%) Citrix
11 4 (0.92%) Google
11 4 (0.92%) IBM
11 4 (0.92%) NetIQ
11 4 (0.92%) Symantec
12 3 (0.69%) Niku
12 3 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.69%) Planview
12 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
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