The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 563 536 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.41% 21.97% 25.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.66% 23.90% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 294 278
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £9.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £78.50 £17.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
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
2599 2243 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.23% 91.93% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1118 1078
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 68
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.72 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 372 £375 +7.14% 49
Glasgow 0 128 £325 +1.88% 17
West Lothian +17 13 £325 -12.16% 5
Aberdeen -3 13 £375 +7.14% 4
Stirling -8 11 £374 -0.33% 2
Fife +5 7 £350 - 1
Renfrewshire -7 6 £305 +144.00% 1
North Lanarkshire -3 3 £330 -5.71% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - - 1
Midlothian - - - - 2
Aberdeenshire - - - - 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 476 (44.57%) Finance
2 257 (24.06%) Banking
3 233 (21.82%) SQL
4 174 (16.29%) Business Analysis
5 139 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 133 (12.45%) Migration
7 123 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
8 107 (10.02%) Oracle
9 102 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
10 95 (8.90%) Microsoft
11 89 (8.33%) Retail
12 86 (8.05%) MS Excel
13 81 (7.58%) Data Analysis
14 79 (7.40%) Windows
15 76 (7.12%) SQL Server
16 74 (6.93%) Project Management
17 72 (6.74%) MS Office
18 67 (6.27%) MS Visio
19 58 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
20 56 (5.24%) Asset Management
21 54 (5.06%) UNIX
22 53 (4.96%) SAS
22 53 (4.96%) Data Migration
23 48 (4.49%) Data Modelling
23 48 (4.49%) ITIL
24 47 (4.40%) Retail Banking
25 46 (4.31%) Java
26 45 (4.21%) Degree
26 45 (4.21%) Test Scripting
26 45 (4.21%) Investment Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 53 (4.96%) SAS
2 30 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.97%) MS Exchange
4 20 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 17 (1.59%) IIS
6 12 (1.12%) JBoss
6 12 (1.12%) CMS
7 11 (1.03%) IBM Notes
8 9 (0.84%) WebLogic
8 9 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (0.47%) Apache
10 5 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.28%) CICS
11 3 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 86 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 72 (6.74%) MS Office
3 67 (6.27%) MS Visio
4 30 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.97%) MS Project
6 1 (0.094%) SPSS
6 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.094%) Maple
6 1 (0.094%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (2.25%) Markit EDM
2 16 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.37%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.19%) Cognos Controller
9 2 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.19%) MultiFonds
9 2 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.19%) CSG Singleview
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.094%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.094%) HiPortfolio
10 1 (0.094%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.094%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.94%) Office 365
2 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.094%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.094%) IaaS
3 1 (0.094%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 8 (0.75%) SMTP
3 7 (0.66%) Internet
4 6 (0.56%) DNS
5 5 (0.47%) VPN
5 5 (0.47%) DHCP
5 5 (0.47%) LAN
5 5 (0.47%) SMS
5 5 (0.47%) Firewall
6 4 (0.37%) SAN
6 4 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.37%) Intranet
6 4 (0.37%) WAN
7 3 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.28%) Wireless
8 2 (0.19%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.19%) FTP
8 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.094%) SSL
9 1 (0.094%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (1.78%) Relational Database
4 18 (1.69%) MS Access
5 14 (1.31%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (1.03%) Data Mining
7 11 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (0.94%) QlikView
9 9 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
11 7 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 6 (0.56%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 3 (0.28%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 19 (1.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (0.84%) JMeter
2 9 (0.84%) Selenium
3 8 (0.75%) Cucumber
3 8 (0.75%) JIRA
4 7 (0.66%) JProfiler
4 7 (0.66%) VisualVM
5 6 (0.56%) Subversion
5 6 (0.56%) Toad
5 6 (0.56%) WinRunner
6 5 (0.47%) LoadRunner
6 5 (0.47%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.37%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.28%) Maven
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.28%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.28%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.28%) Zephyr
8 3 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.28%) FitNesse
General
1 476 (44.57%) Finance
2 257 (24.06%) Banking
3 89 (8.33%) Retail
4 47 (4.40%) Retail Banking
5 29 (2.72%) Front Office
6 26 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.22%) Back Office
8 12 (1.12%) Marketing
9 11 (1.03%) Legal
9 11 (1.03%) Advertising
10 6 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.47%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.28%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.28%) Billing
13 3 (0.28%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.19%) Local Government
14 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.15%) .NET
2 18 (1.69%) XML
3 15 (1.40%) HTML
3 15 (1.40%) Web Services
4 10 (0.94%) Middleware
5 8 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (0.56%) XSLT
6 6 (0.56%) JSP
7 4 (0.37%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.37%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.37%) Spring
8 2 (0.19%) JSF
8 2 (0.19%) Flash
8 2 (0.19%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.19%) J2EE
8 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (0.094%) jQuery
9 1 (0.094%) JBoss Seam
9 1 (0.094%) Mason
9 1 (0.094%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 123 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.06%) Management Information System
2 22 (2.06%) Credit Risk
3 17 (1.59%) Reference Data
4 16 (1.50%) Mainframe
5 13 (1.22%) Data Extraction
6 11 (1.03%) Data Integration
6 11 (1.03%) Derivative
7 8 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.66%) NHS
8 7 (0.66%) Replication
9 6 (0.56%) Equities
9 6 (0.56%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.47%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.47%) PDA
10 5 (0.47%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 79 (7.40%) Windows
2 54 (5.06%) UNIX
3 29 (2.72%) Linux
4 24 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (1.22%) Windows XP
7 10 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.94%) Windows 8
8 9 (0.84%) AIX
9 7 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.56%) Android
11 5 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.47%) zOS
11 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.37%) Solaris
12 4 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.19%) HPUX
13 2 (0.19%) MVS
14 1 (0.094%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (16.29%) Business Analysis
2 139 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 133 (12.45%) Migration
4 102 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (7.58%) Data Analysis
6 74 (6.93%) Project Management
7 56 (5.24%) Asset Management
8 53 (4.96%) Data Migration
9 48 (4.49%) ITIL
9 48 (4.49%) Data Modelling
10 45 (4.21%) Test Scripting
10 45 (4.21%) Investment Management
11 43 (4.03%) Data Management
12 42 (3.93%) Use Case
13 40 (3.75%) Change Management
14 38 (3.56%) Workflow
14 38 (3.56%) Validation
15 36 (3.37%) ETL
15 36 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
16 35 (3.28%) UML
Programming Languages
1 233 (21.82%) SQL
2 46 (4.31%) Java
3 22 (2.06%) VBA
4 20 (1.87%) PL/SQL
5 11 (1.03%) C#
6 9 (0.84%) VB
7 7 (0.66%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.66%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.56%) Perl
8 6 (0.56%) C
8 6 (0.56%) Python
9 4 (0.37%) JCL
9 4 (0.37%) C++
9 4 (0.37%) VBScript
10 3 (0.28%) COBOL
10 3 (0.28%) REXX
11 2 (0.19%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.19%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.094%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (4.21%) Degree
2 33 (3.09%) ISEB
3 28 (2.62%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.87%) ISTQB
5 10 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (0.94%) CISSP
6 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.56%) CISA
8 6 (0.56%) CISM
8 6 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.56%) HND
9 5 (0.47%) MCSE
9 5 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.47%) CCNA
10 4 (0.37%) PMP
10 4 (0.37%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.28%) MCSA
11 3 (0.28%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.00%) Data Quality
2 14 (1.31%) QA
3 12 (1.12%) SLA
4 9 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.56%) COBIT
5 6 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.28%) DICOM
8 2 (0.19%) FINREP
8 2 (0.19%) FATCA
9 1 (0.094%) P3O
9 1 (0.094%) EMIR
9 1 (0.094%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.094%) COREP
9 1 (0.094%) MiFID
9 1 (0.094%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.37%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.37%) RACF
3 3 (0.28%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.094%) Nmap
4 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.094%) XenApp
4 1 (0.094%) vSphere
4 1 (0.094%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (3.46%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.28%) Netcool
3 3 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.19%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.19%) Control-M
5 1 (0.094%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.094%) Nessus
5 1 (0.094%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.094%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.094%) SCCM
5 1 (0.094%) SCOM
5 1 (0.094%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.094%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.094%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.094%) Ansible
5 1 (0.094%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.094%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 107 (10.02%) Oracle
2 95 (8.90%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.15%) HP
4 19 (1.78%) Informatica
5 18 (1.69%) Charles River
6 16 (1.50%) Citrix
7 15 (1.40%) Business Objects
8 13 (1.22%) IBM
9 11 (1.03%) SAP
9 11 (1.03%) Lotus
10 10 (0.94%) Teradata
11 9 (0.84%) VMware
12 8 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.75%) Bloomberg
12 8 (0.75%) Cisco
13 7 (0.66%) Sybase
13 7 (0.66%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.66%) MobileIron
14 6 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
15 5 (0.47%) Cognos
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