The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Technical Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 87 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 9 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.64% 1.06% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.10% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £425 £350 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +133.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.04%
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
1342 1362 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.18% 95.85% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 748 702
Median daily rate £400 £358 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £269 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Technical Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Technical Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (44.83%) Banking
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) Firewall
4 5 (17.24%) LAN
4 5 (17.24%) WAN
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 3 (10.34%) Retail
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
5 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (6.90%) ClearTrust
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security
6 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Law
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) DataStage
6 2 (6.90%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 2 (6.90%) Web Services
6 2 (6.90%) SLA
6 2 (6.90%) Unix
6 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
7 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) DOM
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) DataStage
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 13 (44.83%) Banking
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) DHTML
2 1 (3.45%) DOM
2 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.90%) ETL
3 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Business Development
3 1 (3.45%) Change Management
3 1 (3.45%) High Availability
3 1 (3.45%) Information Security
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.45%) Scrum
3 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) Service Management
3 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
3 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) IBM
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.45%) Imperva
3 1 (3.45%) Informatica
3 1 (3.45%) Intel
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Planview