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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 452 883 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.26% 27.59% 17.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.42% 29.01% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 501 268
Median daily rate £338 £342 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 8
Median hourly rate £11.30 £15.25 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.90% +24.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.05 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £35.32 £18.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
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
2327 3044 2602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.02% 95.13% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1544 1375
Median daily rate £350 £353 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 75 61
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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 -1 285 £363 +3.57% 26
Glasgow -4 103 £294 -9.61% 16
Stirling -1 14 £350 -30.00% 5
Renfrewshire -14 12 £273 +0.92%
Inverclyde +3 6 £325 +30.00%
West Lothian -1 6 £310 - 2
Dundee -1 5 £135 -
Lanarkshire +2 2 £150 -54.19%
Fife -3 2 £303 -5.76% 1
South Ayrshire - 2 £400 -
Aberdeen -5 1 - - 1
Strathclyde - 1 £270 -
Moray - 1 £125 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £375 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 - 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 399 (39.27%) Finance
2 331 (32.58%) Banking
3 164 (16.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 158 (15.55%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (14.96%) Business Analysis
6 149 (14.67%) SQL
7 142 (13.98%) Retail
8 139 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
9 134 (13.19%) Microsoft
10 101 (9.94%) Retail Banking
11 94 (9.25%) Migration
12 82 (8.07%) MS Excel
12 82 (8.07%) Test Scripting
13 79 (7.78%) Windows
14 76 (7.48%) Oracle
15 75 (7.38%) Change Management
16 70 (6.89%) User Acceptance Testing
17 67 (6.59%) Active Directory
18 64 (6.30%) Law
18 64 (6.30%) Data Centre
19 62 (6.10%) Security Cleared
20 61 (6.00%) MS Visio
20 61 (6.00%) Software Testing
21 57 (5.61%) HP Quality Center
22 55 (5.41%) User Stories
22 55 (5.41%) ISTQB
22 55 (5.41%) ITIL
23 53 (5.22%) ISEB
24 51 (5.02%) MS Office
25 50 (4.92%) Project Management

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 43 (4.23%) SAS
2 23 (2.26%) MS Exchange
3 22 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.67%) CMS
5 13 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (0.79%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.39%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.30%) CICS
11 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.20%) Apache
12 2 (0.20%) Confluence
12 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.20%) IIS
12 2 (0.20%) JBoss
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 82 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 61 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 51 (5.02%) MS Office
4 33 (3.25%) MS Project
5 29 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.30%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (0.89%) Markit EDM
1 9 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.59%) Primavera
3 5 (0.49%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.20%) assyst
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.098%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.098%) Eikon
6 1 (0.098%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.098%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.098%) JDE World
6 1 (0.098%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.098%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.098%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.18%) Office 365
2 10 (0.98%) SaaS
3 5 (0.49%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.39%) Lucidchart
5 3 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
5 3 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.098%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.77%) Firewall
2 13 (1.28%) LAN
2 13 (1.28%) Network Security
2 13 (1.28%) WAN
3 10 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.89%) Internet
5 7 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (0.69%) DHCP
5 7 (0.69%) DNS
6 6 (0.59%) SAN
7 5 (0.49%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (0.39%) BGP
8 4 (0.39%) EIGRP
8 4 (0.39%) MPLS
8 4 (0.39%) OSPF
8 4 (0.39%) Wireless
9 3 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.30%) VLAN
9 3 (0.30%) VPN
10 2 (0.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (3.05%) SQL Server
3 27 (2.66%) Oracle Database
4 14 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.08%) RDBMS
7 10 (0.98%) GIS
7 10 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (0.79%) MS Access
10 7 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.59%) ObjectStore
12 5 (0.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 5 (0.49%) Spatial Data
13 4 (0.39%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.39%) DB2
13 4 (0.39%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.39%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (0.39%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (3.44%) JIRA
2 31 (3.05%) HP UFT
3 26 (2.56%) Selenium
4 18 (1.77%) TestDirector
4 18 (1.77%) WinRunner
5 13 (1.28%) LoadRunner
6 9 (0.89%) WebDriver
7 6 (0.59%) FitNesse
7 6 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.49%) Axure RP
8 5 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.49%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (0.39%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.39%) Hudson
9 4 (0.39%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.39%) JMeter
9 4 (0.39%) StarTeam
9 4 (0.39%) Toad
10 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 399 (39.27%) Finance
2 331 (32.58%) Banking
3 142 (13.98%) Retail
4 101 (9.94%) Retail Banking
5 64 (6.30%) Law
6 22 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.87%) Billing
7 19 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.38%) Legal
9 10 (0.98%) Front Office
10 8 (0.79%) Back Office
10 8 (0.79%) Marketing
11 4 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.20%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.098%) Advertising
14 1 (0.098%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.098%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.098%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.098%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.66%) Web Services
2 26 (2.56%) XML
3 22 (2.17%) .NET
4 20 (1.97%) HTML
5 13 (1.28%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.49%) Flash
7 4 (0.39%) CSS
7 4 (0.39%) Middleware
7 4 (0.39%) XML Messaging
8 3 (0.30%) Google Maps API
9 2 (0.20%) Apache CXF
9 2 (0.20%) HTML5
9 2 (0.20%) JPA
9 2 (0.20%) JSF
9 2 (0.20%) RichFaces
9 2 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.098%) Java EE
10 1 (0.098%) JSP
10 1 (0.098%) SOAP
10 1 (0.098%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 139 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 43 (4.23%) Mainframe
4 33 (3.25%) User Experience
5 32 (3.15%) Credit Risk
6 25 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 23 (2.26%) Clustering
8 17 (1.67%) PDA
9 12 (1.18%) CMDB
10 10 (0.98%) SWIFT
11 8 (0.79%) Blackberry
11 8 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.69%) PMI
13 6 (0.59%) Equities
14 5 (0.49%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.49%) Derivative
14 5 (0.49%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.49%) Minimum Viable Product
15 4 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
15 4 (0.39%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 79 (7.78%) Windows
2 47 (4.63%) Windows 7
3 39 (3.84%) Linux
4 38 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (2.85%) Windows XP
6 28 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (2.66%) AIX
7 27 (2.66%) Unix
8 16 (1.57%) Windows 10
9 15 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.18%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.39%) HPUX
12 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.30%) Android
13 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.30%) Solaris
14 1 (0.098%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (16.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 158 (15.55%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (14.96%) Business Analysis
4 94 (9.25%) Migration
5 82 (8.07%) Test Scripting
6 75 (7.38%) Change Management
7 70 (6.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 61 (6.00%) Software Testing
9 55 (5.41%) ITIL
9 55 (5.41%) User Stories
10 50 (4.92%) Project Management
11 45 (4.43%) Data Analysis
12 41 (4.04%) Data Migration
12 41 (4.04%) Test Automation
13 40 (3.94%) Data Modelling
14 34 (3.35%) Analytics
15 33 (3.25%) Use Case
16 32 (3.15%) SDLC
16 32 (3.15%) Waterfall
17 31 (3.05%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 149 (14.67%) SQL
2 17 (1.67%) Java
3 13 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.08%) PowerShell
4 11 (1.08%) Python
5 9 (0.89%) C#
5 9 (0.89%) VBA
6 8 (0.79%) VB
7 6 (0.59%) JCL
7 6 (0.59%) Perl
7 6 (0.59%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.49%) C
8 5 (0.49%) RPG
9 4 (0.39%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.39%) Ruby
9 4 (0.39%) VBScript
10 2 (0.20%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.098%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 62 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 55 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 53 (5.22%) ISEB
4 41 (4.04%) SC Cleared
5 30 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (2.66%) Degree
7 25 (2.46%) MCSE
8 22 (2.17%) MCITP
8 22 (2.17%) MCSA
9 21 (2.07%) MCTS
10 18 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 7 (0.69%) CISSP
13 7 (0.69%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.49%) PMP
15 4 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.39%) CISMP
15 4 (0.39%) MCP
16 3 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 27 (2.66%) QA
3 18 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.79%) SLA
5 6 (0.59%) MiFID
6 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.39%) SEPA
7 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.20%) FINREP
9 1 (0.098%) ISO27005
System Software
1 67 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.76%) Hyper-V
3 15 (1.48%) VMware ESX
4 14 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.89%) XenApp
6 5 (0.49%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.30%) RACF
9 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.20%) zsh
10 1 (0.098%) Docker
10 1 (0.098%) GeoWebCache
10 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.098%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 57 (5.61%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
2 19 (1.87%) Netcool
3 17 (1.67%) SCCM
4 7 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.69%) SCOM
5 5 (0.49%) Ansible
5 5 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.20%) Control-M
7 2 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.20%) Puppet
7 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.20%) WSUS
8 1 (0.098%) Nessus
Vendors
1 134 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 76 (7.48%) Oracle
3 46 (4.53%) HP
4 38 (3.74%) Citrix
5 31 (3.05%) CA
6 26 (2.56%) VMware
7 24 (2.36%) Intel Security
8 21 (2.07%) Veritas
9 20 (1.97%) Cisco
10 18 (1.77%) SAP
11 13 (1.28%) CheckPoint
11 13 (1.28%) Sitecore
12 12 (1.18%) IBM
13 8 (0.79%) Google
13 8 (0.79%) Teradata
13 8 (0.79%) Verint
14 7 (0.69%) Symantec
15 6 (0.59%) Charles River
15 6 (0.59%) Cognos
15 6 (0.59%) Planview
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