The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 67 67 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 13 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 0.80% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.87% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£498 £260 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+44.00% +7.14%
Technical 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
1307 1039 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.54% 92.36% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 529 309
Average daily rate £390 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 22
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.35 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.84% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £19.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 22 (64.71%) Banking
2 14 (41.18%) Finance
3 11 (32.35%) Migration
4 9 (26.47%) Mainframe
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) Retail
6 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
6 6 (17.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (17.65%) SAS
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle
8 4 (11.76%) COBOL
8 4 (11.76%) Validation
8 4 (11.76%) Teradata
8 4 (11.76%) QlikView
9 3 (8.82%) Credit Risk
9 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
9 3 (8.82%) Coaching
9 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
9 3 (8.82%) UNIX
9 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.82%) Linux
9 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.82%) Informatica
9 3 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (5.88%) RACF
10 2 (5.88%) Lotus
10 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
1 6 (17.65%) SAS
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SMTP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (11.76%) QlikView
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.94%) MS Access
General
1 22 (64.71%) Banking
2 14 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (20.59%) Retail
4 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.88%) Marketing
6 1 (2.94%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.94%) ISPF
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Mainframe
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.94%) iPhone
5 1 (2.94%) iSeries
5 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) AIX
2 2 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.76%) Validation
4 3 (8.82%) Coaching
4 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Time Management
5 2 (5.88%) Customer Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.88%) Email Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) Test Planning
6 1 (2.94%) BPEL
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) COBOL
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
1 1 (2.94%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) RACF
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.94%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Teradata
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Informatica
4 2 (5.88%) Lotus
4 2 (5.88%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) Nokia
5 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec