The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 331 624 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.35% 21.89% 19.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.19% 23.40% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 369 286
Median daily rate £325 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 3
Median hourly rate £14.99 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.95% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £14.35 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £25.87 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.37 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +7.14%
Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1926 2667 2686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.11% 93.55% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1376 1444
Median daily rate £365 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 46 52
Median hourly rate £14.85 £20.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +25.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Scotland region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Scotland region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 188 £350 - 35
Glasgow -3 85 £295 -1.83% 12
Stirling +2 12 £369 +1.37%
Renfrewshire -17 11 £275 -9.83%
Inverclyde 0 5 £363 +11.53% 2
Aberdeen -6 4 £175 -41.66% 1
Scottish Borders - 4 £325 - 1
Dundee - 3 £388 -
Highlands +6 2 - -
West Lothian -7 2 £325 +3.17% 2
North Lanarkshire +5 1 - -
Fife -1 1 £275 - 1
Strathclyde - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £135 - 2
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Scotland region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 240 (32.70%) Finance
2 156 (21.25%) Banking
3 130 (17.71%) SQL
4 125 (17.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 121 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (14.44%) Microsoft
7 95 (12.94%) Business Analysis
8 86 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
9 83 (11.31%) Windows
10 71 (9.67%) Active Directory
11 70 (9.54%) Oracle
12 64 (8.72%) Retail
13 57 (7.77%) MS Office
13 57 (7.77%) User Stories
14 53 (7.22%) MS Excel
15 51 (6.95%) Migration
16 49 (6.68%) ITIL
17 45 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
18 44 (5.99%) Windows 7
19 43 (5.86%) Retail Banking
20 42 (5.72%) Test Scripting
21 41 (5.59%) ISTQB
22 40 (5.45%) Mainframe
22 40 (5.45%) Law
23 39 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
24 38 (5.18%) BDD
24 38 (5.18%) Change Management
24 38 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
24 38 (5.18%) Citrix
25 37 (5.04%) SharePoint

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 37 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.54%) SAS
3 23 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.36%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (0.82%) CMS
8 4 (0.54%) CICS
8 4 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.41%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.41%) SugarCRM
9 3 (0.41%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.27%) Apache
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.27%) Confluence
10 2 (0.27%) JBoss
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 57 (7.77%) MS Office
2 53 (7.22%) MS Excel
3 28 (3.81%) MS Visio
4 22 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.63%) MS Project
6 3 (0.41%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.68%) Maximo
3 4 (0.54%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.54%) Primavera
4 3 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.41%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) JDE World
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.27%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.14%) assyst
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.14%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.68%) Office 365
2 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.54%) SaaS
4 3 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.86%) Internet
2 18 (2.45%) DNS
3 15 (2.04%) DHCP
4 13 (1.77%) Firewall
5 12 (1.63%) LAN
5 12 (1.63%) WAN
6 8 (1.09%) VPN
7 6 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.82%) Wireless
8 5 (0.68%) SAN
8 5 (0.68%) Skype
8 5 (0.68%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.41%) BGP
9 3 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.41%) EIGRP
9 3 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.41%) MPLS
9 3 (0.41%) OSPF
10 2 (0.27%) TACACS
10 2 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (4.77%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.81%) Oracle Database
4 16 (2.18%) GIS
5 13 (1.77%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.82%) Big Data
8 6 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.82%) QlikView
9 5 (0.68%) Base SAS
9 5 (0.68%) ObjectStore
9 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.54%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.54%) MS Access
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.54%) Power BI
10 4 (0.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 34 (4.63%) JIRA
2 21 (2.86%) Selenium
3 13 (1.77%) StarTeam
4 9 (1.23%) WebDriver
5 7 (0.95%) HP UFT
6 5 (0.68%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.27%) JMeter
8 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.27%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.27%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.14%) Appium
9 1 (0.14%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.14%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.14%) WinRunner
General
1 240 (32.70%) Finance
2 156 (21.25%) Banking
3 64 (8.72%) Retail
4 43 (5.86%) Retail Banking
5 40 (5.45%) Law
6 17 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.50%) Legal
9 7 (0.95%) Billing
10 6 (0.82%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.82%) Marketing
11 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.27%) German Language
13 2 (0.27%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) Games
14 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.00%) XML
2 18 (2.45%) .NET
3 16 (2.18%) Web Services
4 13 (1.77%) HTML
5 12 (1.63%) XML Messaging
6 8 (1.09%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.82%) CSS
8 5 (0.68%) WSDL
9 4 (0.54%) jQuery
10 3 (0.41%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.41%) Middleware
10 3 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.27%) Ajax
11 2 (0.27%) CSS3
11 2 (0.27%) HTML5
11 2 (0.27%) JPA
11 2 (0.27%) JSF
11 2 (0.27%) MDX
11 2 (0.27%) PostGIS
11 2 (0.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 86 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.45%) Mainframe
3 32 (4.36%) Data Centre
4 25 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.45%) Clustering
6 15 (2.04%) Credit Risk
6 15 (2.04%) User Experience
7 11 (1.50%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.23%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.09%) Minimum Viable Product
10 6 (0.82%) Data Extraction
10 6 (0.82%) EPoS
10 6 (0.82%) iSeries
11 5 (0.68%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.68%) Derivative
12 4 (0.54%) AS400
12 4 (0.54%) NHS
12 4 (0.54%) PKI
12 4 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (11.31%) Windows
2 44 (5.99%) Windows 7
3 39 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (4.77%) Linux
6 29 (3.95%) Unix
7 27 (3.68%) Windows 10
8 26 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (3.00%) Windows Server
10 21 (2.86%) Windows XP
11 15 (2.04%) AIX
12 4 (0.54%) Android
12 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.41%) zOS
14 2 (0.27%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.14%) MVS
15 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (17.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 121 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (12.94%) Business Analysis
4 57 (7.77%) User Stories
5 51 (6.95%) Migration
6 49 (6.68%) ITIL
7 45 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 42 (5.72%) Test Scripting
9 38 (5.18%) BDD
9 38 (5.18%) Change Management
10 37 (5.04%) Data Analysis
10 37 (5.04%) Project Management
11 36 (4.90%) Asset Management
11 36 (4.90%) Software Testing
12 34 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (4.36%) Scrum
14 30 (4.09%) Analytics
15 29 (3.95%) CRM
16 25 (3.41%) Data Modelling
17 24 (3.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 130 (17.71%) SQL
2 30 (4.09%) Java
3 19 (2.59%) Python
4 13 (1.77%) VBA
5 11 (1.50%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.23%) C#
7 7 (0.95%) C
7 7 (0.95%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.82%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.68%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.68%) RPG
9 5 (0.68%) VB
10 3 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.27%) C++
11 2 (0.27%) JCL
11 2 (0.27%) Perl
11 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.27%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.14%) COBOL
12 1 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (5.59%) ISTQB
2 35 (4.77%) ISEB
3 34 (4.63%) Security Cleared
4 29 (3.95%) Degree
5 18 (2.45%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.18%) MCSA
6 16 (2.18%) MCSE
6 16 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (2.04%) MCITP
7 15 (2.04%) MCTS
8 13 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.54%) CISSP
10 4 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.41%) CGEIT
11 3 (0.41%) CISA
11 3 (0.41%) CRISC
11 3 (0.41%) PMP
12 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 25 (3.41%) QA
3 11 (1.50%) SLA
4 7 (0.95%) MiFID
4 7 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.54%) SEPA
7 3 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.41%) FINREP
7 3 (0.41%) ISO13485
7 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.27%) COBIT
8 2 (0.27%) FATCA
8 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.27%) WCAG
9 1 (0.14%) BS7666
9 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.14%) EMIR
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.14%) UCITS
System Software
1 71 (9.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.27%) Hyper-V
3 18 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.36%) XenApp
5 8 (1.09%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.54%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.41%) RACF
9 3 (0.41%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.41%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.27%) zsh
11 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.14%) GeoWebCache
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.14%) SRDF
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (3.27%) SCCM
2 20 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
3 14 (1.91%) Netcool
4 6 (0.82%) SCOM
5 5 (0.68%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.68%) WSUS
6 4 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.41%) Puppet
7 3 (0.41%) RSA Security Analytics
8 2 (0.27%) ArcSight ESM
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.27%) QRadar
8 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.14%) TADDM
Vendors
1 106 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 70 (9.54%) Oracle
3 38 (5.18%) Citrix
4 35 (4.77%) CA
5 28 (3.81%) VMware
6 25 (3.41%) Cisco
6 25 (3.41%) HP
7 16 (2.18%) SAP
8 14 (1.91%) Intel Security
8 14 (1.91%) Veritas
9 11 (1.50%) IBM
10 9 (1.23%) Bloomberg
10 9 (1.23%) Symantec
11 8 (1.09%) Dell
12 7 (0.95%) EMC
12 7 (0.95%) Teradata
13 6 (0.82%) Cognos
13 6 (0.82%) JD Edwards
14 5 (0.68%) Charles River
14 5 (0.68%) Sourcefire
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bathgate, West Lothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £225 - £230 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £110.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago