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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 51 52 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 26 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.16% 1.91% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.05% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 26
Average daily rate
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£423 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £303 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £472 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +23.07%
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
1129 1022 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.00% 92.74% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 453 452
Average daily rate £396 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.25 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 23 (54.76%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (26.19%) MS Visio
4 9 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 9 (21.43%) Use Case
5 8 (19.05%) BPMN
5 8 (19.05%) UML
5 8 (19.05%) Workflow
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (16.67%) Banking
6 7 (16.67%) Project Management
7 6 (14.29%) User Stories
8 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.90%) Service Management
8 5 (11.90%) Process Management
8 5 (11.90%) Content Management
8 5 (11.90%) Migration
8 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) ITIL
9 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
10 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.14%) MS Office
10 3 (7.14%) QA
10 3 (7.14%) Retail Banking
10 3 (7.14%) Retail
10 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
11 2 (4.76%) Billing

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
General
1 23 (54.76%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 9 (21.43%) Use Case
3 8 (19.05%) Workflow
3 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) UML
3 8 (19.05%) BPMN
4 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 6 (14.29%) User Stories
6 5 (11.90%) Migration
6 5 (11.90%) Service Management
6 5 (11.90%) Process Management
6 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.90%) Content Management
6 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL
7 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PMP
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.38%) Charles River
1 1 (2.38%) RIMES