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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 303 525 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.42% 20.29% 21.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.24% 21.73% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 316 313
Median daily rate £325 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £342 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.61% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.66 £15.25 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £31.10 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%

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
1575 2416 2506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.74% 93.39% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 1297 1350
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 33 51
Median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.60 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 0 159 £350 - 25
Glasgow -2 95 £285 -9.52% 15
Stirling 0 9 £438 +12.17% 1
Inverclyde 0 5 £363 +7.40% 3
West Lothian -5 5 £374 +18.73% 4
Aberdeen -7 5 £238 -47.22%
Scottish Borders - 4 £325 -
Renfrewshire +18 3 £270 -11.47% 1
Fife -1 2 £275 - 1
North Lanarkshire -1 2 £135 +24.02%
Dundee - 2 £388 - 1
Highlands +1 1 £105 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £135 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 200 (31.40%) Finance
2 117 (18.37%) SQL
3 112 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (17.43%) Banking
5 106 (16.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 92 (14.44%) Microsoft
7 90 (14.13%) Business Analysis
8 86 (13.50%) Windows
9 76 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
10 61 (9.58%) Migration
11 60 (9.42%) Active Directory
12 55 (8.63%) Oracle
13 51 (8.01%) MS Excel
14 49 (7.69%) User Stories
15 42 (6.59%) ITIL
15 42 (6.59%) MS Office
16 41 (6.44%) Retail
17 39 (6.12%) Data Analysis
17 39 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
17 39 (6.12%) Windows 7
18 38 (5.97%) Disclosure Scotland
19 37 (5.81%) SQL Server
20 35 (5.49%) Degree
21 34 (5.34%) Java
21 34 (5.34%) Citrix
22 33 (5.18%) BDD
23 32 (5.02%) Test Scripting
23 32 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
23 32 (5.02%) JIRA
24 31 (4.87%) 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 27 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.67%) SAS
4 9 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.41%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (0.78%) CMS
6 4 (0.63%) Confluence
7 3 (0.47%) CICS
7 3 (0.47%) SugarCRM
7 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.31%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.16%) Moodle
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.59%) MS Office
3 23 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.10%) MS Project
6 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.94%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 5 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.78%) Maximo
4 2 (0.31%) assyst
4 2 (0.31%) JDE World
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.31%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.31%) Sonata
4 2 (0.31%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.77%) Office 365
2 9 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.63%) SaaS
4 3 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.24%) Internet
2 19 (2.98%) DNS
3 16 (2.51%) DHCP
4 13 (2.04%) Firewall
4 13 (2.04%) WAN
5 12 (1.88%) LAN
6 8 (1.26%) VPN
7 6 (0.94%) Skype
7 6 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.94%) Wireless
8 5 (0.78%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.47%) BGP
9 3 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.47%) EIGRP
9 3 (0.47%) MPLS
9 3 (0.47%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.47%) OSPF
9 3 (0.47%) SAN
9 3 (0.47%) SSL
9 3 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (3.14%) Oracle Database
4 17 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.20%) GIS
6 10 (1.57%) QlikView
7 8 (1.26%) Big Data
8 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.94%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.94%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.63%) MS Access
11 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.47%) Power BI
12 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.31%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 32 (5.02%) JIRA
2 19 (2.98%) Selenium
3 10 (1.57%) WebDriver
4 9 (1.41%) StarTeam
5 5 (0.78%) HP UFT
6 4 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.63%) YouTrack
7 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.31%) Hudson
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.31%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.16%) Appium
9 1 (0.16%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.16%) JMeter
9 1 (0.16%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 200 (31.40%) Finance
2 111 (17.43%) Banking
3 41 (6.44%) Retail
4 25 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 21 (3.30%) Law
6 16 (2.51%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.41%) Legal
9 7 (1.10%) Marketing
10 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.63%) Billing
11 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.31%) German Language
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.14%) XML
2 17 (2.67%) .NET
3 15 (2.35%) Web Services
4 11 (1.73%) XML Messaging
5 8 (1.26%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.26%) HTML
5 8 (1.26%) WSDL
6 5 (0.78%) CSS
7 4 (0.63%) jQuery
8 3 (0.47%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.31%) Ajax
9 2 (0.31%) CSS3
9 2 (0.31%) HTML5
9 2 (0.31%) MDX
9 2 (0.31%) PostGIS
9 2 (0.31%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.16%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (0.16%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.61%) Mainframe
4 19 (2.98%) Data Centre
5 12 (1.88%) Clustering
5 12 (1.88%) Credit Risk
6 11 (1.73%) Data Extraction
6 11 (1.73%) User Experience
7 10 (1.57%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.26%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.26%) Driving Licence
9 6 (0.94%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.94%) EPoS
9 6 (0.94%) iSeries
9 6 (0.94%) Minimum Viable Product
10 4 (0.63%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.63%) Linked Data
10 4 (0.63%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 86 (13.50%) Windows
2 39 (6.12%) Windows 7
3 30 (4.71%) Linux
4 29 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (3.92%) Unix
7 23 (3.61%) Windows 10
8 19 (2.98%) Windows Server
9 16 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.88%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.57%) AIX
12 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.47%) zOS
13 2 (0.31%) Android
13 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.31%) OpenVMS
13 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.16%) MVS
14 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (16.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 90 (14.13%) Business Analysis
4 61 (9.58%) Migration
5 49 (7.69%) User Stories
6 42 (6.59%) ITIL
7 39 (6.12%) Data Analysis
7 39 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 33 (5.18%) BDD
9 32 (5.02%) Test Scripting
10 31 (4.87%) Project Management
10 31 (4.87%) Scrum
11 30 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (4.55%) Asset Management
13 27 (4.24%) Analytics
13 27 (4.24%) Change Management
14 25 (3.92%) Data Migration
15 22 (3.45%) SDLC
16 21 (3.30%) Process Improvement
16 21 (3.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (18.37%) SQL
2 34 (5.34%) Java
3 17 (2.67%) Python
4 13 (2.04%) C#
5 12 (1.88%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.57%) VBA
7 9 (1.41%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.78%) C
9 5 (0.78%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.78%) RPG
9 5 (0.78%) VB
10 4 (0.63%) JCL
10 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.31%) ABAP
11 2 (0.31%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.31%) C++
11 2 (0.31%) Perl
11 2 (0.31%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.16%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 35 (5.49%) Degree
2 28 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 21 (3.30%) ISEB
5 13 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.57%) MCITP
6 10 (1.57%) MCSA
6 10 (1.57%) MCSE
6 10 (1.57%) MCTS
6 10 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.78%) CISSP
9 5 (0.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (0.63%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.47%) CGEIT
11 3 (0.47%) CRISC
11 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 20 (3.14%) QA
3 11 (1.73%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.10%) SLA
5 6 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.78%) MiFID
7 3 (0.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.47%) FATCA
7 3 (0.47%) FINREP
7 3 (0.47%) ISO13485
8 2 (0.31%) Basel II
8 2 (0.31%) COBIT
8 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.31%) SEPA
8 2 (0.31%) WCAG
9 1 (0.16%) BS7666
9 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.16%) EMIR
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 60 (9.42%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.20%) XenApp
5 12 (1.88%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.63%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.47%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.31%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.31%) RACF
10 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.31%) vSphere
11 1 (0.16%) SRDF
11 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.16%) zsh
Systems Management
1 25 (3.92%) SCCM
2 10 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (1.41%) Netcool
4 5 (0.78%) SCOM
5 4 (0.63%) WSUS
6 3 (0.47%) Puppet
6 3 (0.47%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.31%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.31%) QRadar
7 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.16%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.16%) TADDM
Vendors
1 92 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 55 (8.63%) Oracle
3 34 (5.34%) Citrix
4 29 (4.55%) VMware
5 23 (3.61%) Cisco
6 19 (2.98%) SAP
7 15 (2.35%) CA
7 15 (2.35%) IBM
8 12 (1.88%) Symantec
9 11 (1.73%) HP
10 10 (1.57%) Intel Security
10 10 (1.57%) Veritas
11 9 (1.41%) Bloomberg
11 9 (1.41%) Dell
12 7 (1.10%) JD Edwards
12 7 (1.10%) Teradata
13 6 (0.94%) Infor
14 5 (0.78%) AlgoSec
14 5 (0.78%) Qualys
14 5 (0.78%) Tableau
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