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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 213 472 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.68% 27.63% 23.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.39% 28.96% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 275 156
Median daily rate £386 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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
996 1630 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.70% 95.43% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 866 649
Median daily rate £400 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.89 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 253 (49.03%) Finance
2 205 (39.73%) Banking
3 102 (19.77%) Business Analysis
4 100 (19.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (18.22%) Retail
5 94 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (16.09%) SQL
7 76 (14.73%) Retail Banking
8 69 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
9 51 (9.88%) Migration
10 48 (9.30%) Law
10 48 (9.30%) Microsoft
11 47 (9.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 46 (8.91%) User Stories
12 46 (8.91%) MS Visio
13 38 (7.36%) MS Excel
14 37 (7.17%) Mainframe
15 36 (6.98%) CA
15 36 (6.98%) Data Centre
16 35 (6.78%) SAS
17 34 (6.59%) BDD
18 33 (6.40%) Oracle
19 30 (5.81%) ITIL
20 27 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
20 27 (5.23%) JIRA
21 26 (5.04%) Change Management
22 25 (4.84%) Credit Risk
23 24 (4.65%) Test Scripting
23 24 (4.65%) Data Modelling
23 24 (4.65%) MS Office

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 35 (6.78%) SAS
2 16 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.71%) CMS
4 12 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (1.36%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.78%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.58%) Apache
9 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.19%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.19%) JBoss
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 46 (8.91%) MS Visio
2 38 (7.36%) MS Excel
3 24 (4.65%) MS Office
4 23 (4.46%) MS Project
5 20 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.58%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.58%) Primavera
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.39%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.19%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.97%) Office 365
2 4 (0.78%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (0.78%) Lucidchart
3 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.16%) Internet
2 5 (0.97%) Firewall
2 5 (0.97%) Network Security
3 4 (0.78%) BGP
3 4 (0.78%) DNS
3 4 (0.78%) EIGRP
3 4 (0.78%) LAN
3 4 (0.78%) MPLS
3 4 (0.78%) OSPF
3 4 (0.78%) Skype
3 4 (0.78%) Unified Communications
3 4 (0.78%) WAN
3 4 (0.78%) Wireless
4 3 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (0.58%) DHCP
4 3 (0.58%) VPN
5 2 (0.39%) MRTG
5 2 (0.39%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (0.39%) VLAN
5 2 (0.39%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (2.71%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.55%) GIS
5 7 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.78%) Base SAS
6 4 (0.78%) MS Access
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (0.78%) Power BI
6 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (0.58%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.58%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.58%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (5.23%) JIRA
2 10 (1.94%) Selenium
3 6 (1.16%) WebDriver
4 5 (0.97%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (0.78%) Toad
6 3 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.58%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.39%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.39%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.19%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 253 (49.03%) Finance
2 205 (39.73%) Banking
3 94 (18.22%) Retail
4 76 (14.73%) Retail Banking
5 48 (9.30%) Law
6 13 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.36%) Billing
8 6 (1.16%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.97%) Back Office
9 5 (0.97%) Legal
10 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.58%) Marketing
12 2 (0.39%) Front Office
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.26%) XML
2 19 (3.68%) Web Services
3 6 (1.16%) .NET
4 4 (0.78%) Middleware
4 4 (0.78%) XML Messaging
5 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.19%) Apache CXF
6 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.19%) JPA
6 1 (0.19%) JSF
6 1 (0.19%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.17%) Mainframe
3 36 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 25 (4.84%) Credit Risk
5 24 (4.65%) User Experience
6 7 (1.36%) Minimum Viable Product
7 6 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.16%) SWIFT
8 5 (0.97%) Blackberry
8 5 (0.97%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.78%) Equities
9 4 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.58%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.58%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.58%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.39%) CMDB
11 2 (0.39%) PKI
11 2 (0.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.46%) Linux
2 14 (2.71%) Windows
3 11 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 10 (1.94%) Unix
5 6 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) Android
9 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (19.77%) Business Analysis
2 100 (19.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 94 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (9.88%) Migration
5 47 (9.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 46 (8.91%) User Stories
7 34 (6.59%) BDD
8 30 (5.81%) ITIL
9 26 (5.04%) Change Management
10 24 (4.65%) Data Modelling
10 24 (4.65%) Test Scripting
11 23 (4.46%) Data Analysis
12 22 (4.26%) Project Management
12 22 (4.26%) Scrum
13 21 (4.07%) Kanban
13 21 (4.07%) Use Case
14 19 (3.68%) Software Testing
15 18 (3.49%) Wireframes
16 17 (3.29%) Data Migration
17 16 (3.10%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (16.09%) SQL
2 15 (2.91%) Java
3 13 (2.52%) Python
4 5 (0.97%) PL/SQL
5 4 (0.78%) VBA
6 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.58%) C
6 3 (0.58%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.39%) VB
8 1 (0.19%) C#
8 1 (0.19%) Perl
8 1 (0.19%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (3.29%) ISEB
2 12 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 10 (1.94%) Degree
4 7 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.78%) CISMP
6 4 (0.78%) CISSP
6 4 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.78%) PMP
7 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.19%) HND
8 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 14 (2.71%) QA
3 8 (1.55%) SLA
4 5 (0.97%) SEPA
5 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.39%) MiFID
7 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.19%) EMIR
7 1 (0.19%) FATCA
7 1 (0.19%) FINREP
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) UCITS
System Software
1 15 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (0.78%) XenApp
3 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.58%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.58%) zsh
4 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.19%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.19%) SRDF
4 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.36%) SCCM
3 4 (0.78%) SCOM
3 4 (0.78%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.58%) Puppet
4 3 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.19%) TADDM
6 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.98%) CA
3 33 (6.40%) Oracle
4 15 (2.91%) HP
5 12 (2.33%) Cisco
6 11 (2.13%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.55%) Teradata
8 6 (1.16%) Verint
9 5 (0.97%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.78%) Charles River
10 4 (0.78%) Citrix
10 4 (0.78%) Genesys
10 4 (0.78%) IBM
10 4 (0.78%) Planview
10 4 (0.78%) Trillium
11 3 (0.58%) NetIQ
11 3 (0.58%) Niku
11 3 (0.58%) Symantec
12 2 (0.39%) Avaya
12 2 (0.39%) Informatica
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