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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 571 504 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.32% 22.28% 24.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.61% 23.98% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 261 248
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £9.90 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £16.00 £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
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
2525 2102 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.29% 92.93% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1024 1025
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 £233 £225 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 60 53
Average hourly rate £25.50 £15.97 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.67% -3.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -1 383 £360 +2.85% 52
Glasgow -2 124 £325 - 34
West Lothian +10 18 £325 -4.48% 2
Renfrewshire -10 10 £245 +96.00% 1
Stirling -11 8 £350 -3.44% 4
Fife 0 7 £338 +32.35% 3
Aberdeen -5 7 £375 +7.14% 7
North Lanarkshire -2 5 £330 +24.52% 1
Dundee +7 3 - -
Scottish Borders -3 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Midlothian - - - - 1
Perthshire - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 500 (45.50%) Finance
2 271 (24.66%) Banking
3 227 (20.66%) SQL
4 191 (17.38%) Business Analysis
5 157 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 132 (12.01%) Migration
7 110 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
8 99 (9.01%) Oracle
8 99 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
9 90 (8.19%) Data Analysis
10 89 (8.10%) Retail
11 86 (7.83%) Microsoft
12 85 (7.73%) MS Excel
13 82 (7.46%) Project Management
14 73 (6.64%) Windows
15 72 (6.55%) SQL Server
16 68 (6.19%) MS Office
17 63 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
18 62 (5.64%) Asset Management
19 61 (5.55%) Investment Management
20 52 (4.73%) SAS
21 49 (4.46%) MS Visio
21 49 (4.46%) Change Management
22 48 (4.37%) Data Modelling
22 48 (4.37%) UNIX
22 48 (4.37%) Data Migration
23 47 (4.28%) Test Scripting
23 47 (4.28%) Retail Banking
24 46 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
25 43 (3.91%) Data Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 52 (4.73%) SAS
2 28 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.73%) WebSphere
4 18 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.09%) IIS
5 12 (1.09%) JBoss
6 8 (0.73%) CMS
6 8 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.73%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.45%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (0.45%) Apache
7 5 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.27%) CICS
9 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.18%) Lync
10 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 85 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 68 (6.19%) MS Office
3 49 (4.46%) MS Visio
4 29 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.46%) MS Project
6 1 (0.091%) SPSS
6 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.091%) Maple
6 1 (0.091%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (2.27%) Markit EDM
2 11 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.18%) MultiFonds
7 2 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.091%) Agresso
8 1 (0.091%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.091%) HiPortfolio
8 1 (0.091%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.091%) AWD
8 1 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.55%) Office 365
2 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.091%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.091%) IaaS
4 1 (0.091%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.46%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.18%) DNS
2 13 (1.18%) DHCP
3 8 (0.73%) Firewall
3 8 (0.73%) SMS
4 6 (0.55%) WAN
4 6 (0.55%) LAN
5 5 (0.45%) SMTP
5 5 (0.45%) Internet
5 5 (0.45%) Network Security
6 4 (0.36%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.36%) SAN
6 4 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.27%) VPN
7 3 (0.27%) Wireless
7 3 (0.27%) BGP
7 3 (0.27%) EIGRP
7 3 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (1.91%) MS Access
4 13 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (1.00%) QlikView
6 11 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (0.73%) Data Mining
9 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (0.36%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.27%) DB2
12 3 (0.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (0.82%) JMeter
2 9 (0.82%) Selenium
2 9 (0.82%) Subversion
3 8 (0.73%) JIRA
4 7 (0.64%) WinRunner
4 7 (0.64%) JProfiler
4 7 (0.64%) VisualVM
5 6 (0.55%) TestDirector
5 6 (0.55%) Toad
6 5 (0.45%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.36%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.27%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.27%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.27%) Maven
8 3 (0.27%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.27%) Cucumber
General
1 500 (45.50%) Finance
2 271 (24.66%) Banking
3 89 (8.10%) Retail
4 47 (4.28%) Retail Banking
5 25 (2.27%) Front Office
6 24 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.55%) Back Office
8 15 (1.36%) Marketing
9 13 (1.18%) Advertising
10 10 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.64%) Legal
12 6 (0.55%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.18%) Games
16 2 (0.18%) Local Government
17 1 (0.091%) French Language
17 1 (0.091%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.82%) XML
2 19 (1.73%) .NET
3 15 (1.36%) Web Services
4 14 (1.27%) HTML
5 10 (0.91%) Middleware
6 9 (0.82%) XSLT
7 7 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (0.36%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.36%) Spring
8 4 (0.36%) JSP
9 3 (0.27%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.18%) JSF
10 2 (0.18%) XML Schema
10 2 (0.18%) J2EE
10 2 (0.18%) Flash
11 1 (0.091%) SOAP
11 1 (0.091%) Struts
11 1 (0.091%) Java EE
11 1 (0.091%) ISPF
11 1 (0.091%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 110 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (2.46%) Credit Risk
3 20 (1.82%) Mainframe
3 20 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 19 (1.73%) Data Extraction
5 16 (1.46%) Reference Data
6 12 (1.09%) Data Integration
7 10 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (0.82%) Derivative
8 9 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 8 (0.73%) Mobile App
9 8 (0.73%) PDA
10 6 (0.55%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.45%) AS400
11 5 (0.45%) NHS
11 5 (0.45%) Statistics
11 5 (0.45%) Equities
11 5 (0.45%) Clustering
11 5 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (0.36%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 73 (6.64%) Windows
2 48 (4.37%) UNIX
3 33 (3.00%) Linux
4 26 (2.37%) Windows 7
5 17 (1.55%) Windows XP
5 17 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.00%) AIX
8 8 (0.73%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.55%) Android
10 6 (0.55%) Solaris
11 5 (0.45%) zOS
11 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.18%) MVS
14 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (17.38%) Business Analysis
2 157 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 132 (12.01%) Migration
4 99 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (8.19%) Data Analysis
6 82 (7.46%) Project Management
7 62 (5.64%) Asset Management
8 61 (5.55%) Investment Management
9 49 (4.46%) Change Management
10 48 (4.37%) Data Modelling
10 48 (4.37%) Data Migration
11 47 (4.28%) Test Scripting
12 46 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
13 43 (3.91%) Data Management
14 41 (3.73%) Validation
15 38 (3.46%) ETL
16 34 (3.09%) Wealth Management
16 34 (3.09%) Workflow
17 32 (2.91%) ITIL
17 32 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 227 (20.66%) SQL
2 39 (3.55%) Java
3 19 (1.73%) VBA
4 18 (1.64%) PL/SQL
5 10 (0.91%) VB
6 8 (0.73%) C
6 8 (0.73%) C#
7 6 (0.55%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.55%) Perl
8 5 (0.45%) Python
8 5 (0.45%) COBOL
9 4 (0.36%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.36%) JCL
10 3 (0.27%) C++
10 3 (0.27%) REXX
11 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.091%) ABAP
12 1 (0.091%) XPath
12 1 (0.091%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (3.73%) ISEB
2 37 (3.37%) Degree
3 24 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.64%) ISTQB
5 16 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.73%) MCSE
8 7 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.55%) CISSP
10 5 (0.45%) MCSA
10 5 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.45%) CCNA
10 5 (0.45%) CISA
10 5 (0.45%) MCITP
10 5 (0.45%) MCTS
11 4 (0.36%) IIBA
11 4 (0.36%) HND
12 3 (0.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.37%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.36%) QA
3 14 (1.27%) SLA
4 11 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.55%) COBIT
6 5 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.27%) DICOM
9 2 (0.18%) COREP
9 2 (0.18%) FATCA
9 2 (0.18%) MiFID
10 1 (0.091%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.091%) FINREP
System Software
1 26 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.64%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.36%) RACF
5 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.18%) Nmap
6 2 (0.18%) Firmware
6 2 (0.18%) NFS
7 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.091%) XenApp
7 1 (0.091%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.36%) SCCM
3 4 (0.36%) Netcool
4 2 (0.18%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.18%) Nessus
4 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.18%) Control-M
5 1 (0.091%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.091%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.091%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.091%) SCOM
5 1 (0.091%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.091%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.091%) Ansible
5 1 (0.091%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 99 (9.01%) Oracle
2 86 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 21 (1.91%) HP
3 21 (1.91%) Charles River
4 20 (1.82%) Informatica
5 16 (1.46%) Citrix
6 15 (1.36%) Business Objects
7 13 (1.18%) VMware
7 13 (1.18%) IBM
7 13 (1.18%) SAP
8 12 (1.09%) Teradata
9 10 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (0.91%) Cisco
10 7 (0.64%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.55%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.45%) Cognos
12 5 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.45%) EMC
12 5 (0.45%) Kofax
12 5 (0.45%) Veritas
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