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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 374 296 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.72% 24.40% 27.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.83% 26.62% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 168 117
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£375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £23.25 £15.10 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.02% +7.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £7.11 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.85 £131.10 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.24%
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
1394 1112 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.87% 91.67% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 588 400
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 25
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £37.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 319 (49.30%) Finance
2 207 (31.99%) Banking
3 126 (19.47%) SQL
4 99 (15.30%) Migration
5 97 (14.99%) Business Analysis
6 93 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 83 (12.83%) Retail
8 82 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
9 63 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (7.26%) MS Visio
11 45 (6.96%) Data Analysis
11 45 (6.96%) Retail Banking
12 44 (6.80%) SAS
13 43 (6.65%) Asset Management
14 41 (6.34%) MS Excel
15 40 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
15 40 (6.18%) MS Office
15 40 (6.18%) Investment Management
16 39 (6.03%) Oracle
16 39 (6.03%) Data Management
17 38 (5.87%) SQL Server
17 38 (5.87%) Data Migration
18 31 (4.79%) Data Quality
19 30 (4.64%) Use Case
19 30 (4.64%) Project Management
20 29 (4.48%) UML
20 29 (4.48%) Data Modelling
21 28 (4.33%) Microsoft
22 25 (3.86%) Validation
22 25 (3.86%) Windows

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (6.80%) SAS
2 16 (2.47%) WebSphere
2 16 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.70%) JBoss
4 11 (1.70%) IBM Notes
5 8 (1.24%) Lotus Domino
5 8 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.77%) Apache
9 4 (0.62%) CMS
10 3 (0.46%) CICS
10 3 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.31%) IIS
11 2 (0.31%) Confluence
11 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 47 (7.26%) MS Visio
2 41 (6.34%) MS Excel
3 40 (6.18%) MS Office
4 14 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.85%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (3.71%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) AWD
3 1 (0.15%) assyst
3 1 (0.15%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.55%) Office 365
2 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.24%) SMTP
2 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (0.46%) Firewall
3 3 (0.46%) VPN
4 2 (0.31%) DNS
4 2 (0.31%) DHCP
4 2 (0.31%) FTP
4 2 (0.31%) Internet
4 2 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.15%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.15%) NetScreen
5 1 (0.15%) Intranet
5 1 (0.15%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (5.87%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.55%) Data Mining
4 9 (1.39%) MS Access
5 8 (1.24%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.62%) QlikView
9 3 (0.46%) Base SAS
9 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.46%) DataStage
10 2 (0.31%) DB2
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.31%) PowerCenter
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.31%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 8 (1.24%) JMeter
2 7 (1.08%) VisualVM
2 7 (1.08%) JProfiler
3 5 (0.77%) JIRA
3 5 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.62%) Selenium
5 3 (0.46%) FitNesse
5 3 (0.46%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.31%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.15%) Maven
7 1 (0.15%) Gradle
7 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.15%) MSTest
7 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.15%) Subversion
7 1 (0.15%) Introscope
7 1 (0.15%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.15%) ProC
7 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
General
1 319 (49.30%) Finance
2 207 (31.99%) Banking
3 83 (12.83%) Retail
4 45 (6.96%) Retail Banking
5 20 (3.09%) Front Office
6 15 (2.32%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.70%) Back Office
8 9 (1.39%) Advertising
9 6 (0.93%) Marketing
10 5 (0.77%) Legal
10 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.46%) Billing
12 2 (0.31%) Games
12 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.15%) International Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.01%) Web Services
2 10 (1.55%) HTML
3 8 (1.24%) Middleware
4 6 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (0.46%) Spring
5 3 (0.46%) Hibernate
5 3 (0.46%) .NET
5 3 (0.46%) XML
6 2 (0.31%) Flash
6 2 (0.31%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.15%) ISPF
7 1 (0.15%) JSF
7 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.15%) Mason
7 1 (0.15%) J2EE
7 1 (0.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.40%) Credit Risk
3 13 (2.01%) Mainframe
4 11 (1.70%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.55%) Derivative
5 10 (1.55%) Data Extraction
6 7 (1.08%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.08%) Replication
7 5 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (0.62%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.62%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.46%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.46%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.46%) AS400
10 2 (0.31%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.31%) User Experience
10 2 (0.31%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.31%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.31%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.86%) Windows
2 21 (3.25%) UNIX
3 18 (2.78%) Linux
4 9 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.93%) Android
6 6 (0.93%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.77%) zOS
8 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.46%) AIX
10 2 (0.31%) Solaris
10 2 (0.31%) MVS
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (15.30%) Migration
2 97 (14.99%) Business Analysis
3 93 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (6.96%) Data Analysis
6 43 (6.65%) Asset Management
7 40 (6.18%) Investment Management
8 39 (6.03%) Data Management
9 38 (5.87%) Data Migration
10 30 (4.64%) Use Case
10 30 (4.64%) Project Management
11 29 (4.48%) UML
11 29 (4.48%) Data Modelling
12 25 (3.86%) Validation
13 22 (3.40%) Workflow
13 22 (3.40%) BPMN
13 22 (3.40%) Test Scripting
14 21 (3.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 20 (3.09%) ITIL
15 20 (3.09%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (19.47%) SQL
2 23 (3.55%) Java
3 7 (1.08%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.62%) VBA
4 4 (0.62%) Python
5 3 (0.46%) REXX
5 3 (0.46%) C
5 3 (0.46%) C#
5 3 (0.46%) C++
5 3 (0.46%) COBOL
6 2 (0.31%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.31%) VB
6 2 (0.31%) JCL
6 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.31%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.15%) Perl
7 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.15%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (2.16%) ISEB
2 9 (1.39%) Degree
3 7 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.46%) CISM
4 3 (0.46%) CISSP
4 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.31%) CCNA
5 2 (0.31%) CCAB
5 2 (0.31%) IIBA
5 2 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.31%) MCDST
6 1 (0.15%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.15%) CCSA
6 1 (0.15%) CIMA
6 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.79%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.55%) QA
3 6 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.62%) SLA
6 3 (0.46%) DICOM
7 2 (0.31%) FINREP
7 2 (0.31%) FATCA
8 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.15%) COREP
System Software
1 10 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.62%) RACF
3 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.31%) Control-M
3 2 (0.31%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.15%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 39 (6.03%) Oracle
2 28 (4.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.63%) Charles River
4 11 (1.70%) Lotus
5 10 (1.55%) Informatica
6 8 (1.24%) Teradata
7 7 (1.08%) MobileIron
7 7 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.93%) TIBCO
8 6 (0.93%) HP
9 5 (0.77%) Citrix
9 5 (0.77%) SAP
10 4 (0.62%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.62%) CA
10 4 (0.62%) Cisco
10 4 (0.62%) IBM
10 4 (0.62%) RIMES
11 3 (0.46%) Avaloq
11 3 (0.46%) Pega
11 3 (0.46%) Juniper
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