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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 539 896 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.66% 30.93% 19.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.15% 32.33% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 530 289
Median daily rate £350 £350 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £235 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 15
Median hourly rate £13.65 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.09% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.05 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £36.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
2675 2771 2436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.62% 95.65% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1511 1454 1364
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 92 79
Median hourly rate £14.93 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.17% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.52 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -1 312 £360 +5.26% 38
Glasgow -1 125 £344 -1.85% 26
Renfrewshire -18 24 £265 - 1
Stirling +2 21 £350 -6.66% 2
West Lothian 0 10 £370 +23.33% 3
Dundee +4 9 £135 -
Inverclyde +3 4 £350 +7.69% 1
Fife -2 4 - -
Highlands +7 2 - -
Lanarkshire 0 2 £108 +7.50%
Aberdeen -5 2 £110 -52.17%
Scottish Borders - 2 - - 1
North Lanarkshire +3 1 - -
South Lanarkshire 0 1 £120 -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 398 (38.31%) Finance
2 315 (30.32%) Banking
3 170 (16.36%) SQL
4 169 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (15.50%) Business Analysis
6 155 (14.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 150 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
8 124 (11.93%) Retail
9 120 (11.55%) Microsoft
10 101 (9.72%) Migration
11 94 (9.05%) Test Scripting
12 88 (8.47%) Oracle
13 87 (8.37%) MS Excel
14 82 (7.89%) Retail Banking
15 78 (7.51%) User Acceptance Testing
16 73 (7.03%) Windows
17 72 (6.93%) MS Visio
18 69 (6.64%) Change Management
18 69 (6.64%) Data Analysis
19 65 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
19 65 (6.26%) User Stories
20 64 (6.16%) HP Quality Center
21 60 (5.77%) ISEB
22 58 (5.58%) Security Cleared
23 57 (5.49%) Analytics
23 57 (5.49%) Software Testing
24 54 (5.20%) Project Management
25 53 (5.10%) Active Directory
25 53 (5.10%) ISTQB
26 51 (4.91%) Data Migration

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 39 (3.75%) SAS
2 19 (1.83%) CMS
2 19 (1.83%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (0.77%) JBoss
6 6 (0.58%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.48%) IIS
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.29%) Confluence
9 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.096%) Apache
11 1 (0.096%) CICS
11 1 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 87 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 72 (6.93%) MS Visio
3 48 (4.62%) MS Office
4 29 (2.79%) MS Project
5 26 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 19 (1.83%) Markit EDM
2 9 (0.87%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.19%) assyst
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.19%) Primavera
6 1 (0.096%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.096%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.096%) Eikon
6 1 (0.096%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.096%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.96%) Google Analytics
2 9 (0.87%) SaaS
3 8 (0.77%) Office 365
4 7 (0.67%) IBM Blueworks
5 4 (0.38%) Lucidchart
6 3 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.096%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.69%) Firewall
2 18 (1.73%) LAN
2 18 (1.73%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.73%) WAN
3 12 (1.15%) Network Security
4 8 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (0.67%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (0.48%) Intranet
6 5 (0.48%) VLAN
7 4 (0.38%) DHCP
7 4 (0.38%) DNS
7 4 (0.38%) Internet
7 4 (0.38%) SAN
8 3 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.29%) VPN
9 2 (0.19%) ATM
9 2 (0.19%) BGP
9 2 (0.19%) FTP
9 2 (0.19%) MPLS
9 2 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (2.98%) SQL Server
3 27 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.02%) MS Access
5 20 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
7 13 (1.25%) Star Schema
8 10 (0.96%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.58%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.48%) GIS
12 4 (0.38%) DB2
12 4 (0.38%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.38%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.29%) MySQL
13 3 (0.29%) ObjectStore
13 3 (0.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (3.56%) HP UFT
2 31 (2.98%) JIRA
3 29 (2.79%) Selenium
4 23 (2.21%) WinRunner
5 22 (2.12%) TestDirector
6 11 (1.06%) LoadRunner
7 9 (0.87%) SoapUI
8 8 (0.77%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.67%) FitNesse
10 5 (0.48%) Axure RP
11 4 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (0.38%) Firebug
11 4 (0.38%) Hudson
11 4 (0.38%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.38%) Toad
11 4 (0.38%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.29%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.29%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.29%) JMeter
General
1 398 (38.31%) Finance
2 315 (30.32%) Banking
3 124 (11.93%) Retail
4 82 (7.89%) Retail Banking
5 42 (4.04%) Law
6 23 (2.21%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.54%) Front Office
7 16 (1.54%) Legal
8 15 (1.44%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.35%) Billing
10 8 (0.77%) Marketing
11 7 (0.67%) Back Office
12 4 (0.38%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.29%) Publishing
14 2 (0.19%) German Language
15 1 (0.096%) Advertising
15 1 (0.096%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.096%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.096%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.66%) Web Services
2 21 (2.02%) XML
3 18 (1.73%) .NET
4 14 (1.35%) HTML
5 9 (0.87%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.48%) Flash
6 5 (0.48%) Java EE
6 5 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.38%) Apache CXF
7 4 (0.38%) CSS
7 4 (0.38%) JPA
7 4 (0.38%) JSF
7 4 (0.38%) RichFaces
8 3 (0.29%) Google Maps API
9 2 (0.19%) HTML5
9 2 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.096%) DOM
10 1 (0.096%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.096%) JSP
10 1 (0.096%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 150 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.52%) Data Centre
3 40 (3.85%) User Experience
4 36 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 35 (3.37%) Credit Risk
6 24 (2.31%) PDA
7 23 (2.21%) Clustering
8 17 (1.64%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.06%) CMDB
10 10 (0.96%) SWIFT
11 8 (0.77%) Copywriting
12 7 (0.67%) PMI
13 6 (0.58%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.58%) Equities
13 6 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.48%) Reference Data
15 4 (0.38%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.38%) Data Extraction
15 4 (0.38%) Derivative
15 4 (0.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 73 (7.03%) Windows
2 42 (4.04%) Windows 7
3 31 (2.98%) Linux
4 30 (2.89%) Unix
5 28 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (2.60%) AIX
7 26 (2.50%) Windows XP
8 23 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.06%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.67%) Solaris
11 6 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.48%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.38%) HPUX
14 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.096%) Android
15 1 (0.096%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.096%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (15.50%) Business Analysis
3 155 (14.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 101 (9.72%) Migration
5 94 (9.05%) Test Scripting
6 78 (7.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 69 (6.64%) Change Management
7 69 (6.64%) Data Analysis
8 65 (6.26%) User Stories
9 57 (5.49%) Analytics
9 57 (5.49%) Software Testing
10 54 (5.20%) Project Management
11 51 (4.91%) Data Migration
12 49 (4.72%) Test Automation
13 46 (4.43%) Data Modelling
14 42 (4.04%) Use Case
15 41 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
16 40 (3.85%) ITIL
17 39 (3.75%) Process Improvement
18 38 (3.66%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (16.36%) SQL
2 19 (1.83%) Java
3 18 (1.73%) PL/SQL
4 13 (1.25%) PowerShell
5 12 (1.15%) VBA
6 9 (0.87%) C#
6 9 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 9 (0.87%) VB
7 8 (0.77%) Perl
7 8 (0.77%) Python
8 5 (0.48%) JCL
9 4 (0.38%) Ruby
9 4 (0.38%) VBScript
10 3 (0.29%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.29%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.19%) C
11 2 (0.19%) RPG
11 2 (0.19%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.096%) ABAP
12 1 (0.096%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 60 (5.77%) ISEB
2 58 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 53 (5.10%) ISTQB
4 35 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 33 (3.18%) Degree
6 31 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (2.31%) MCITP
7 24 (2.31%) MCSE
8 21 (2.02%) MCSA
8 21 (2.02%) MCTS
9 14 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 11 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.96%) CISSP
13 8 (0.77%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.38%) MCP
16 3 (0.29%) CISMP
16 3 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.18%) Data Quality
1 33 (3.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 32 (3.08%) QA
3 9 (0.87%) SLA
4 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.38%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.29%) MiFID
6 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.19%) FATCA
7 2 (0.19%) FINREP
7 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.096%) Basel III
8 1 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.096%) EMIR
8 1 (0.096%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.096%) SEPA
System Software
1 53 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.31%) Hyper-V
3 19 (1.83%) VMware ESX
4 14 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.48%) ClearTrust
5 5 (0.48%) XenApp
6 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.19%) RACF
8 1 (0.096%) Docker
8 1 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.096%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.096%) zsh
Systems Management
1 64 (6.16%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
2 19 (1.83%) Netcool
3 13 (1.25%) SCCM
4 6 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.48%) Ansible
6 4 (0.38%) SCOM
7 3 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.19%) Control-M
8 2 (0.19%) Nessus
9 1 (0.096%) Nmap
9 1 (0.096%) Puppet
9 1 (0.096%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.096%) WSUS
Vendors
1 120 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 88 (8.47%) Oracle
3 36 (3.46%) HP
4 34 (3.27%) Citrix
5 30 (2.89%) VMware
6 24 (2.31%) Intel Security
6 24 (2.31%) SAP
7 21 (2.02%) Veritas
8 18 (1.73%) Cisco
9 15 (1.44%) IBM
10 13 (1.25%) Google
10 13 (1.25%) Sitecore
11 12 (1.15%) CheckPoint
11 12 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
12 11 (1.06%) Charles River
13 7 (0.67%) F5
13 7 (0.67%) Verint
14 6 (0.58%) Ab Initio
14 6 (0.58%) Teradata
14 6 (0.58%) Trillium
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Rate: £180 - £230 per day
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Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Client Server
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
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Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
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Rate: £90.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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