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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 84 77 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 9 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.86% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.91% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Median daily rate £550 £350 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +60.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £347
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.74 £20.00 £17.54
% change year-on-year
-21.30% +14.05%
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
1150 1541 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.72% 94.83% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 820 630
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.21 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.69 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%

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 23 August 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 14 (73.68%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 5 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (21.05%) SWIFT
4 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) CISSP
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) CISMP
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) Retail
6 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
6 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
7 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (5.26%) Service Design
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (5.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010

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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Base SAS
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 14 (73.68%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) SWIFT
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CISMP
1 4 (21.05%) CISSP
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Informatica
2 1 (5.26%) Planview