The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 67 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 19 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 2.05% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.16% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +24.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
- +8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-43.33% +76.47%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1214 972 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.11% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 451 446
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 18
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.20 £22.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Analyst
Scotland

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 19 (36.54%) Use Case
3 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (32.69%) UML
4 17 (32.69%) Data Modelling
4 17 (32.69%) BPMN
5 16 (30.77%) MS Visio
6 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (23.08%) Workflow
7 12 (23.08%) User Stories
8 11 (21.15%) Content Management
9 10 (19.23%) Migration
9 10 (19.23%) Process Management
9 10 (19.23%) Data Migration
10 9 (17.31%) Banking
11 8 (15.38%) Document Management
12 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
12 6 (11.54%) Project Management
12 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
12 6 (11.54%) CRM
13 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
13 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
13 4 (7.69%) Retail Banking
13 4 (7.69%) Retail
14 3 (5.77%) Resource Management
14 3 (5.77%) Intranet
14 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
14 3 (5.77%) QA
14 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) GIS
1 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Use Case
2 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (32.69%) BPMN
3 17 (32.69%) UML
3 17 (32.69%) Data Modelling
4 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (23.08%) Workflow
5 12 (23.08%) User Stories
6 11 (21.15%) Content Management
7 10 (19.23%) Data Migration
7 10 (19.23%) Migration
7 10 (19.23%) Process Management
8 8 (15.38%) Document Management
9 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
9 6 (11.54%) Project Management
9 6 (11.54%) CRM
10 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (5.77%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) VBA
2 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.92%) PMP
2 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle
1 1 (1.92%) JBoss
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.92%) Hyperion