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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 312 511 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.82% 19.73% 23.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.71% 20.99% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 296 368
Median daily rate £336 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 13
Median hourly rate £17.32 £17.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £17.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £17.00 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
1668 2435 2592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.26% 94.02% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 1288 1445
Median daily rate £370 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 56
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -1 167 £375 +7.14% 46
Glasgow -3 100 £285 -12.30% 13
Stirling +2 8 £375 +15.38% 1
West Lothian -5 6 £350 +9.37% 1
Fife +2 5 £265 -
Dundee - 5 £388 - 1
Aberdeen -7 3 £204 -55.51%
Renfrewshire +7 2 £235 -23.26%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £135 -
Inverclyde 0 1 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £280 -
Highlands - 1 £105 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 182 (28.80%) Finance
2 113 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 106 (16.77%) SQL
5 105 (16.61%) Microsoft
6 96 (15.19%) Windows
7 94 (14.87%) Banking
8 84 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
9 78 (12.34%) Business Analysis
10 70 (11.08%) Migration
11 65 (10.28%) Active Directory
12 54 (8.54%) ITIL
13 51 (8.07%) MS Excel
14 48 (7.59%) Oracle
14 48 (7.59%) Disclosure Scotland
15 45 (7.12%) User Stories
16 44 (6.96%) Windows 7
17 43 (6.80%) Data Analysis
18 41 (6.49%) MS Office
19 39 (6.17%) Project Management
20 37 (5.85%) Scrum
20 37 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
21 36 (5.70%) Retail
21 36 (5.70%) SQL Server
21 36 (5.70%) Citrix
22 35 (5.54%) Asset Management
23 34 (5.38%) Change Management
24 33 (5.22%) Degree
25 32 (5.06%) VMware
25 32 (5.06%) Data Warehouse

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 26 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.80%) SAS
3 23 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.42%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.79%) CMS
8 4 (0.63%) Confluence
9 3 (0.47%) SugarCRM
9 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.32%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.16%) Apache
11 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.16%) Moodle
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 41 (6.49%) MS Office
3 26 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.58%) MS Project
6 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.79%) Maximo
3 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.47%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 3 (0.47%) Sonata
4 3 (0.47%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.32%) assyst
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.32%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.32%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.16%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) HFM
6 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.64%) Office 365
2 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.32%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.16%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.80%) Internet
2 18 (2.85%) DNS
3 15 (2.37%) DHCP
4 11 (1.74%) Firewall
5 10 (1.58%) WAN
6 9 (1.42%) LAN
7 6 (0.95%) SAN
7 6 (0.95%) Skype
7 6 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.95%) VPN
8 5 (0.79%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.63%) SSL
9 4 (0.63%) Wireless
10 3 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.47%) NAS
10 3 (0.47%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.47%) VLAN
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.90%) Big Data
6 11 (1.74%) GIS
7 8 (1.27%) QlikView
8 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.79%) MS Access
10 5 (0.79%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.47%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.47%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.32%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 26 (4.11%) JIRA
2 20 (3.16%) Selenium
3 10 (1.58%) WebDriver
4 9 (1.42%) StarTeam
5 6 (0.95%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.79%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.63%) YouTrack
8 3 (0.47%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.47%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.32%) Hudson
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.32%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.16%) Appium
10 1 (0.16%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.16%) Protractor
10 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 182 (28.80%) Finance
2 94 (14.87%) Banking
3 36 (5.70%) Retail
4 24 (3.80%) Retail Banking
5 19 (3.01%) Law
6 14 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.90%) Legal
8 10 (1.58%) Marketing
9 9 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.47%) Billing
10 3 (0.47%) Front Office
10 3 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.16%) XML
2 18 (2.85%) Web Services
3 14 (2.22%) .NET
4 10 (1.58%) XML Messaging
5 8 (1.27%) WSDL
6 7 (1.11%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.95%) HTML
8 4 (0.63%) CSS
8 4 (0.63%) jQuery
9 3 (0.47%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.32%) Ajax
10 2 (0.32%) CSS3
10 2 (0.32%) HTML5
10 2 (0.32%) MDX
10 2 (0.32%) PostGIS
10 2 (0.32%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.16%) iBATIS
11 1 (0.16%) Java EE
11 1 (0.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 21 (3.32%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.06%) Clustering
4 13 (2.06%) User Experience
5 12 (1.90%) Credit Risk
6 11 (1.74%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.42%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.27%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.11%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.95%) EPoS
11 5 (0.79%) Derivative
11 5 (0.79%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.63%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.63%) iSeries
12 4 (0.63%) Linked Data
12 4 (0.63%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.63%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.63%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 96 (15.19%) Windows
2 44 (6.96%) Windows 7
3 31 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (4.27%) Linux
6 25 (3.96%) Windows 10
7 23 (3.64%) Windows Server
8 22 (3.48%) Unix
9 18 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.90%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.58%) AIX
12 4 (0.63%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.63%) zOS
13 2 (0.32%) Android
13 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.32%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.16%) MVS
14 1 (0.16%) Solaris
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (12.34%) Business Analysis
4 70 (11.08%) Migration
5 54 (8.54%) ITIL
6 45 (7.12%) User Stories
7 43 (6.80%) Data Analysis
8 39 (6.17%) Project Management
9 37 (5.85%) Scrum
9 37 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 35 (5.54%) Asset Management
11 34 (5.38%) Change Management
12 30 (4.75%) Service Management
12 30 (4.75%) Test Scripting
13 29 (4.59%) BDD
14 27 (4.27%) Analytics
15 25 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (3.96%) Data Migration
16 23 (3.64%) ETL
16 23 (3.64%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 106 (16.77%) SQL
2 30 (4.75%) Java
3 17 (2.69%) Python
4 12 (1.90%) C#
5 11 (1.74%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 6 (0.95%) PL/SQL
7 6 (0.95%) VBA
8 5 (0.79%) C
8 5 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.47%) ABAP
10 3 (0.47%) VB
11 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.32%) C++
11 2 (0.32%) JCL
11 2 (0.32%) Perl
11 2 (0.32%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.16%) COBOL
12 1 (0.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 33 (5.22%) Degree
2 28 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.01%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.06%) ISEB
5 11 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.58%) MCITP
6 10 (1.58%) MCSA
6 10 (1.58%) MCSE
6 10 (1.58%) MCTS
6 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.79%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.79%) CISSP
8 5 (0.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 4 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.47%) CGEIT
10 3 (0.47%) CISA
10 3 (0.47%) CRISC
10 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 18 (2.85%) QA
3 12 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.11%) MiFID
5 6 (0.95%) SLA
6 5 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.63%) IFRS
8 3 (0.47%) FATCA
8 3 (0.47%) FINREP
9 2 (0.32%) Basel II
9 2 (0.32%) COBIT
9 2 (0.32%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.32%) UCITS
9 2 (0.32%) WCAG
10 1 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.16%) BS7666
10 1 (0.16%) ISO13485
System Software
1 65 (10.28%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.53%) XenApp
4 15 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.74%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.63%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.63%) vSphere
10 3 (0.47%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.47%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.47%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.32%) RACF
11 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.16%) zsh
Systems Management
1 30 (4.75%) SCCM
2 10 (1.58%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (1.42%) Netcool
4 6 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.79%) SCOM
6 4 (0.63%) WSUS
7 3 (0.47%) Puppet
7 3 (0.47%) RSA Security Analytics
7 3 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.32%) ArcSight ESM
8 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.32%) QRadar
8 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.16%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 105 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.59%) Oracle
3 36 (5.70%) Citrix
4 32 (5.06%) VMware
5 22 (3.48%) Cisco
6 21 (3.32%) SAP
7 14 (2.22%) IBM
8 12 (1.90%) Symantec
8 12 (1.90%) Teradata
9 10 (1.58%) Bloomberg
9 10 (1.58%) Intel Security
9 10 (1.58%) Veritas
10 9 (1.42%) Dell
11 8 (1.27%) HP
12 6 (0.95%) NetApp
12 6 (0.95%) Tableau
13 5 (0.79%) AlgoSec
13 5 (0.79%) Google
13 5 (0.79%) Qualys
13 5 (0.79%) ScanSafe
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