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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 76 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 15 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.86% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.91% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £210 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -31.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £13.85
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +23.24%
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
1508 1207 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.32% 94.52% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 699 451
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 24
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.00 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 19 (70.37%) Banking
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Migration
4 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) Retail
5 5 (18.52%) Retail Banking
6 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
6 4 (14.81%) UNIX
7 3 (11.11%) Linux
7 3 (11.11%) Data Mapping
8 2 (7.41%) Document Management
8 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
8 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
8 2 (7.41%) MS Office
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) Android
8 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.41%) Data Transformation
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (3.70%) Server Patching
9 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
9 1 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (3.70%) iPhone
9 1 (3.70%) iSeries

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (3.70%) SAS
1 1 (3.70%) CICS
1 1 (3.70%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) DB2
1 1 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (3.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 19 (70.37%) Banking
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 6 (22.22%) Retail
4 5 (18.52%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
2 1 (3.70%) iSeries
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Android
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 2 (7.41%) Document Management
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Data Transformation
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Server Patching
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) BPR
5 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) Content Management
5 1 (3.70%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) COBOL
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Symantec
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
2 1 (3.70%) Qualys
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
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