The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 58 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 36 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.35% 2.01% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 2.10% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 21
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-13.46% -38.82%
Senior 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
1465 1380 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.50% 95.44% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 783 669
Average daily rate £400 £373 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 33
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Senior Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 22 (36.67%) Banking
3 13 (21.67%) Migration
4 12 (20.00%) Retail
5 10 (16.67%) JIRA
5 10 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (15.00%) SQL
6 9 (15.00%) Retail Banking
7 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
8 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
8 7 (11.67%) ETL
8 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.67%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (10.00%) BDD
9 6 (10.00%) Ab Initio
9 6 (10.00%) Firewall
9 6 (10.00%) LAN
9 6 (10.00%) WAN
9 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (10.00%) Selenium
10 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Linux
10 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
10 5 (8.33%) User Stories
10 5 (8.33%) Data Centre

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Project
1 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Firewall
1 6 (10.00%) LAN
1 6 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) BGP
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.67%) MPLS
2 1 (1.67%) OSPF
2 1 (1.67%) VPN
2 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.67%) OLAP
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) JIRA
2 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.00%) Selenium
4 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 22 (36.67%) Banking
3 12 (20.00%) Retail
4 9 (15.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Law
6 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.67%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.33%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.67%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Unix
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Migration
2 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
3 7 (11.67%) ETL
3 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (10.00%) BDD
4 6 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (8.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 5 (8.33%) User Stories
6 4 (6.67%) Data Architecture
6 4 (6.67%) Data Management
6 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.67%) Defect Management
6 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.67%) Perl
2 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) ISEB
1 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) FINREP
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) ClearTrust
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) Nessus
2 1 (1.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Ab Initio
2 4 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco
3 1 (1.67%) Informatica
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) Planview
3 1 (1.67%) Veeam
3 1 (1.67%) VMware
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