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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 70 64 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 23 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.61% 1.22% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.27% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 19
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.74 £32.00 £31.10
% change year-on-year
-32.05% +2.89%
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
1371 1258 1124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.01% 95.88% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 685 551
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £24.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 14 February 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 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (28.57%) Banking
3 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (17.86%) SQL
6 9 (16.07%) Migration
7 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 7 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (12.50%) ETL
9 6 (10.71%) Project Management
9 6 (10.71%) Retail
9 6 (10.71%) Asset Management
9 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.71%) ISTQB
9 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
9 6 (10.71%) Investment Management
10 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
10 5 (8.93%) ISEB
10 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
10 5 (8.93%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
11 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
11 4 (7.14%) LAN
11 4 (7.14%) WAN
11 4 (7.14%) Firewall
11 4 (7.14%) Test Management

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.79%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Firewall
1 4 (7.14%) LAN
1 4 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) Selenium
3 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.79%) JMeter
4 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (28.57%) Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Law
4 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Equities
5 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.79%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.79%) Economics
5 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Android
1 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.07%) Migration
3 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.50%) ETL
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.71%) Asset Management
5 6 (10.71%) Investment Management
5 6 (10.71%) Project Management
5 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
5 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
6 5 (8.93%) Test Strategy
7 4 (7.14%) Test Management
8 3 (5.36%) Analytics
8 3 (5.36%) Change Management
8 3 (5.36%) Data Management
8 3 (5.36%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.36%) User Stories
9 2 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.93%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) FATCA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) ClearTrust
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) Nessus
2 1 (1.79%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.57%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.57%) HP
3 2 (3.57%) Reuters
3 2 (3.57%) Teradata
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) Veeam
4 1 (1.79%) VMware