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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 73 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 13 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.49% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.53% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £150 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +15.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
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
1385 1141 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.22% 92.76% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 663 327
Average daily rate £360 £380 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £27.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 18 (72.00%) Banking
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) Mainframe
4 8 (32.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.00%) Retail
5 5 (20.00%) UNIX
6 4 (16.00%) COBOL
6 4 (16.00%) Retail Banking
7 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Windows
8 2 (8.00%) AIX
8 2 (8.00%) Solaris
8 2 (8.00%) zOS
8 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) Java
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle
8 2 (8.00%) DB2
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) Data Mapping
8 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (8.00%) iSeries
8 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Clustering
9 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
9 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 1 (4.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (4.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (72.00%) Banking
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.00%) Retail
4 4 (16.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) iSeries
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) zOS
3 2 (8.00%) AIX
3 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) COBOL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft