The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 76 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 8 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.64% 0.31% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.32% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£225 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £13.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+29.96% -20.85%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1161 927 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.25% 94.98% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 422 426
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Technical Analyst
Scotland

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 11 July 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) Banking
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) SCCM
4 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) MS Office
4 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (11.76%) Apple
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.88%) SMTP
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMTP
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.88%) International Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
1 1 (5.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) HPUX
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.88%) Document Management
2 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Email Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) EMIR
1 1 (5.88%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) MetaFrame
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata
4 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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