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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 521 561 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.89% 22.19% 31.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.26% 23.94% 33.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 281 415
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 22
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £9.50 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £19.00 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.13 £15.91
% change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.23%
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
2572 2343 2288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.26% 92.68% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1127 1122
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 £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 98 106
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 -1 294 £380 +8.96% 50
Glasgow -1 130 £325 +8.33% 32
Stirling -4 26 £375 -16.66%
Aberdeen -1 21 £388 +19.23% 4
Fife +4 7 £380 +111.11%
Renfrewshire -8 6 £200 +60.00% 2
West Lothian +4 5 £325 -7.14%
Highlands - 5 £135 -
South Lanarkshire +1 1 £93 -
North Lanarkshire 0 1 £90 -63.26% 1
Midlothian - - - - 1
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 428 (41.76%) Finance
2 225 (21.95%) Banking
3 164 (16.00%) SQL
4 150 (14.63%) Business Analysis
5 125 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 121 (11.80%) Migration
7 111 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
8 110 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (9.76%) Oracle
10 93 (9.07%) Microsoft
11 90 (8.78%) MS Excel
12 86 (8.39%) Data Analysis
13 80 (7.80%) Windows
14 79 (7.71%) MS Office
15 76 (7.41%) Retail
16 73 (7.12%) Project Management
17 69 (6.73%) Asset Management
18 63 (6.15%) SQL Server
19 62 (6.05%) MS Visio
20 60 (5.85%) ITIL
21 48 (4.68%) Retail Banking
21 48 (4.68%) UNIX
21 48 (4.68%) Use Case
22 45 (4.39%) Degree
23 44 (4.29%) Data Modelling
23 44 (4.29%) Data Migration
24 43 (4.20%) SAS
25 42 (4.10%) VBA
26 41 (4.00%) Workflow
26 41 (4.00%) Investment Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 43 (4.20%) SAS
2 24 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.24%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.37%) IBM Notes
5 12 (1.17%) IIS
5 12 (1.17%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.07%) CMS
7 9 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
8 8 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.29%) JBoss
11 3 (0.29%) CICS
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 90 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 79 (7.71%) MS Office
3 62 (6.05%) MS Visio
4 32 (3.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (2.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.098%) Maple
6 1 (0.098%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.07%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.20%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.20%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.20%) MultiFonds
5 2 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.20%) assyst
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.098%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.098%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.07%) Office 365
2 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.098%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 10 (0.98%) DNS
2 10 (0.98%) SAN
3 8 (0.78%) SMTP
4 7 (0.68%) DHCP
4 7 (0.68%) HTTP
4 7 (0.68%) LAN
4 7 (0.68%) WAN
4 7 (0.68%) Internet
5 5 (0.49%) FTP
6 4 (0.39%) Firewall
7 3 (0.29%) Wireless
7 3 (0.29%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.29%) Intranet
7 3 (0.29%) VPN
8 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.20%) DMZ
8 2 (0.20%) ATM
8 2 (0.20%) VoIP
8 2 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.15%) MS Access
3 22 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.66%) Oracle Database
5 16 (1.56%) QlikView
6 15 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (0.98%) Data Mining
9 9 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 6 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
12 6 (0.59%) Oracle Discoverer
12 6 (0.59%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.49%) Star Schema
13 5 (0.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (1.07%) Cucumber
3 7 (0.68%) Selenium
4 5 (0.49%) JIRA
4 5 (0.49%) LoadRunner
4 5 (0.49%) WinRunner
4 5 (0.49%) JMeter
4 5 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.39%) VisualVM
5 4 (0.39%) Toad
5 4 (0.39%) JProfiler
5 4 (0.39%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.20%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.20%) Subversion
6 2 (0.20%) PeopleTools
6 2 (0.20%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.098%) RequisitePro
General
1 428 (41.76%) Finance
2 225 (21.95%) Banking
3 76 (7.41%) Retail
4 48 (4.68%) Retail Banking
5 33 (3.22%) Investment Banking
6 30 (2.93%) Front Office
7 13 (1.27%) Advertising
8 12 (1.17%) Marketing
9 11 (1.07%) Legal
10 10 (0.98%) Back Office
11 6 (0.59%) Billing
12 5 (0.49%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.39%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.39%) Publishing
14 3 (0.29%) Games
14 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.73%) .NET
2 24 (2.34%) HTML
3 14 (1.37%) XML
4 10 (0.98%) JSP
5 9 (0.88%) Web Services
5 9 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 9 (0.88%) Hibernate
6 8 (0.78%) Spring
6 8 (0.78%) Middleware
7 3 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.29%) REST
7 3 (0.29%) JAX-RS
7 3 (0.29%) CSS
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.20%) Flash
8 2 (0.20%) EDI
8 2 (0.20%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.098%) ODBC
9 1 (0.098%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 111 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (2.34%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.15%) Mainframe
4 21 (2.05%) Credit Risk
5 15 (1.46%) Derivative
6 14 (1.37%) Reference Data
7 12 (1.17%) Data Integration
8 10 (0.98%) Statistics
9 8 (0.78%) Equities
10 7 (0.68%) Replication
10 7 (0.68%) User Experience
11 6 (0.59%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.59%) Data Extraction
11 6 (0.59%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.49%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.49%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.49%) NHS
12 5 (0.49%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (7.80%) Windows
2 48 (4.68%) UNIX
3 26 (2.54%) Windows 7
4 20 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (1.85%) Linux
6 16 (1.56%) Windows XP
7 15 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.49%) Android
11 4 (0.39%) AIX
12 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.29%) zOS
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.20%) MVS
13 2 (0.20%) HPUX
13 2 (0.20%) Solaris
14 1 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.098%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (14.63%) Business Analysis
2 125 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 121 (11.80%) Migration
4 110 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (8.39%) Data Analysis
6 73 (7.12%) Project Management
7 69 (6.73%) Asset Management
8 60 (5.85%) ITIL
9 48 (4.68%) Use Case
10 44 (4.29%) Data Migration
10 44 (4.29%) Data Modelling
11 41 (4.00%) Workflow
11 41 (4.00%) Investment Management
12 40 (3.90%) UML
13 39 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (3.61%) Test Scripting
15 36 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 34 (3.32%) Change Management
17 33 (3.22%) ETL
18 31 (3.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (16.00%) SQL
2 42 (4.10%) VBA
3 35 (3.41%) Java
4 17 (1.66%) VB
5 16 (1.56%) JavaScript
6 15 (1.46%) PL/SQL
7 13 (1.27%) C#
8 8 (0.78%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.59%) VBScript
9 6 (0.59%) C
10 5 (0.49%) C++
10 5 (0.49%) Perl
10 5 (0.49%) JCL
10 5 (0.49%) VB6
11 3 (0.29%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.29%) Python
11 3 (0.29%) REXX
12 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.20%) ABAP
12 2 (0.20%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 45 (4.39%) Degree
2 33 (3.22%) ISEB
3 32 (3.12%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.44%) ISTQB
5 23 (2.24%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.98%) CISSP
8 8 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.59%) CISM
9 6 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.59%) HND
10 5 (0.49%) CCNA
10 5 (0.49%) CISA
11 4 (0.39%) PMP
11 4 (0.39%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.29%) IIBA
12 3 (0.29%) MCDST
12 3 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.37%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.27%) QA
3 11 (1.07%) SLA
4 6 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.29%) COBIT
6 3 (0.29%) EMIR
6 3 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.29%) FINREP
7 2 (0.20%) COREP
7 2 (0.20%) MiFID
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.20%) WCAG
8 1 (0.098%) Basel II
8 1 (0.098%) DICOM
8 1 (0.098%) Basel III
8 1 (0.098%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.098%) P3O
8 1 (0.098%) CRD IV
System Software
1 32 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.39%) RACF
2 4 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.29%) XenApp
4 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.098%) Firmware
5 1 (0.098%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (3.12%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.39%) SCCM
4 3 (0.29%) SCOM
5 2 (0.20%) Netcool
5 2 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.098%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.098%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.098%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.098%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.098%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.098%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 100 (9.76%) Oracle
2 93 (9.07%) Microsoft
3 26 (2.54%) Charles River
4 22 (2.15%) HP
5 18 (1.76%) Citrix
6 16 (1.56%) Business Objects
7 15 (1.46%) Informatica
8 14 (1.37%) Lotus
9 13 (1.27%) VMware
10 11 (1.07%) Teradata
10 11 (1.07%) Sybase
10 11 (1.07%) IBM
11 10 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
12 9 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.78%) Bloomberg
13 8 (0.78%) SAP
13 8 (0.78%) Cisco
14 7 (0.68%) MobileIron
15 6 (0.59%) BI-SAM
16 5 (0.49%) Cognos
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