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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 866 497 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.55% 18.84% 21.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.67% 20.49% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 265 294
Average daily rate
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£350 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £186 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.40 £31.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
2824 2425 2272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.11% 91.93% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1506 1315 1114
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 69 55
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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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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 +1 501 £342 +5.23% 46
Glasgow +3 235 £375 +17.09% 29
Stirling 0 27 £375 +13.63%
West Lothian 0 25 £300 -15.49% 5
Aberdeen +1 15 £230 -37.83% 5
Fife -2 10 £194 -33.16% 1
Renfrewshire -10 5 £140 -53.71%
Perth and Kinross - 5 £360 -
North Lanarkshire -1 4 - -
Lanarkshire +1 2 £100 -16.66%
Highlands -4 2 - -
Inverclyde -1 1 - - 1
Scottish Borders -2 1 £105 -17.64%
Dundee -6 1 - - 1
Strathclyde - 1 £325 -
Midlothian - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Moray - 1 £425 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 694 (48.13%) Finance
2 411 (28.50%) Banking
3 273 (18.93%) SQL
4 262 (18.17%) Business Analysis
5 226 (15.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 176 (12.21%) Migration
7 149 (10.33%) Microsoft
8 144 (9.99%) Retail
8 144 (9.99%) Agile Software Development
9 142 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
10 135 (9.36%) MS Excel
11 130 (9.02%) Data Analysis
12 122 (8.46%) MS Office
13 116 (8.04%) Windows
14 106 (7.35%) Project Management
15 97 (6.73%) Test Scripting
16 96 (6.66%) User Acceptance Testing
16 96 (6.66%) Oracle
17 77 (5.34%) Data Modelling
18 71 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
19 70 (4.85%) Retail Banking
20 68 (4.72%) Data Migration
21 67 (4.65%) MS Visio
21 67 (4.65%) ISEB
22 64 (4.44%) SQL Server
22 64 (4.44%) Validation
22 64 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
23 63 (4.37%) UNIX
24 59 (4.09%) ITIL
25 58 (4.02%) Asset Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 54 (3.74%) SAS
2 44 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.46%) MS Exchange
4 14 (0.97%) JBoss
5 13 (0.90%) IIS
5 13 (0.90%) Lync
6 11 (0.76%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.62%) CMS
8 7 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.42%) CICS
10 5 (0.35%) Apache
11 3 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.21%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.14%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.14%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.14%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.14%) Confluence
12 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 135 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 122 (8.46%) MS Office
3 67 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 41 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (2.22%) MS Project
6 3 (0.21%) SPSS
7 1 (0.069%) Windchill
7 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.25%) Markit EDM
2 17 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
6 3 (0.21%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.21%) Maximo
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.069%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.069%) HiPortfolio
8 1 (0.069%) Agresso
8 1 (0.069%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.069%) MultiFonds
8 1 (0.069%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.069%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.35%) SaaS
3 3 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.21%) Silverpop
4 2 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.069%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.66%) TCP/IP
1 24 (1.66%) DNS
2 19 (1.32%) DHCP
3 15 (1.04%) LAN
4 13 (0.90%) Firewall
5 11 (0.76%) WAN
5 11 (0.76%) FTP
6 10 (0.69%) VPN
6 10 (0.69%) SAN
6 10 (0.69%) Intranet
6 10 (0.69%) Internet
7 9 (0.62%) LDAP
7 9 (0.62%) Network Security
8 8 (0.55%) SMS
9 5 (0.35%) VoIP
9 5 (0.35%) Broadband
9 5 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.28%) Wireless
10 4 (0.28%) SSL
11 3 (0.21%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
2 64 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 30 (2.08%) MS Access
4 17 (1.18%) Data Mining
4 17 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 12 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 11 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (0.49%) QlikView
10 6 (0.42%) BusinessObjects XI
10 6 (0.42%) DB2
10 6 (0.42%) OLAP
11 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (0.28%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (0.28%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (0.97%) JIRA
2 13 (0.90%) Selenium
3 12 (0.83%) Subversion
3 12 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (0.62%) Maven
4 9 (0.62%) Toad
4 9 (0.62%) TestDirector
4 9 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.42%) FitNesse
5 6 (0.42%) WebDriver
5 6 (0.42%) WinRunner
5 6 (0.42%) Ant
6 5 (0.35%) Artifactory
7 4 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.28%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.21%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.21%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.14%) MSTest
9 2 (0.14%) Axure RP
General
1 694 (48.13%) Finance
2 411 (28.50%) Banking
3 144 (9.99%) Retail
4 70 (4.85%) Retail Banking
5 36 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 30 (2.08%) Back Office
7 24 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.04%) Front Office
9 13 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 12 (0.83%) Marketing
11 10 (0.69%) Legal
12 8 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.55%) Law
13 7 (0.49%) Advertising
14 6 (0.42%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.28%) Local Government
15 4 (0.28%) French Language
15 4 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.21%) German Language
17 1 (0.069%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.29%) XML
2 24 (1.66%) .NET
3 12 (0.83%) Web Services
4 10 (0.69%) XSLT
5 8 (0.55%) Middleware
5 8 (0.55%) Application Packaging
6 7 (0.49%) HTML
7 6 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (0.42%) RESTful
8 5 (0.35%) JSON
9 4 (0.28%) CSS
9 4 (0.28%) SOAP
10 3 (0.21%) XML Schema
10 3 (0.21%) JSP
10 3 (0.21%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.21%) Apache Camel
10 3 (0.21%) Java EE
11 2 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.14%) Drools
11 2 (0.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 142 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (2.64%) Credit Risk
3 30 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 25 (1.73%) Mainframe
5 15 (1.04%) Reference Data
6 14 (0.97%) Data Extraction
7 12 (0.83%) Fixed Income
8 11 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 10 (0.69%) PDA
9 10 (0.69%) Data Integration
10 8 (0.55%) Clustering
10 8 (0.55%) User Experience
11 7 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.49%) Derivative
11 7 (0.49%) W3C
12 6 (0.42%) Equities
12 6 (0.42%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.35%) Economics
13 5 (0.35%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 116 (8.04%) Windows
2 63 (4.37%) UNIX
3 53 (3.68%) Windows 7
4 40 (2.77%) Linux
5 28 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (1.80%) Windows XP
7 22 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (1.53%) Windows 8
8 12 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.69%) AIX
10 6 (0.42%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.35%) Solaris
11 5 (0.35%) zOS
12 4 (0.28%) Android
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.14%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (18.17%) Business Analysis
2 226 (15.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 176 (12.21%) Migration
4 144 (9.99%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (9.02%) Data Analysis
6 106 (7.35%) Project Management
7 97 (6.73%) Test Scripting
8 96 (6.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 77 (5.34%) Data Modelling
10 68 (4.72%) Data Migration
11 64 (4.44%) Validation
12 59 (4.09%) ITIL
13 58 (4.02%) Asset Management
14 57 (3.95%) Change Management
15 56 (3.88%) Investment Management
16 48 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
17 47 (3.26%) BPMN
18 44 (3.05%) Data Management
19 43 (2.98%) PRINCE2
19 43 (2.98%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 273 (18.93%) SQL
2 44 (3.05%) Java
3 21 (1.46%) VBA
4 9 (0.62%) JavaScript
5 8 (0.55%) VB
5 8 (0.55%) PL/SQL
6 7 (0.49%) Perl
6 7 (0.49%) COBOL
7 6 (0.42%) C++
7 6 (0.42%) T-SQL
7 6 (0.42%) Python
7 6 (0.42%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.35%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.28%) XPath
9 4 (0.28%) C
9 4 (0.28%) C#
10 1 (0.069%) VBScript
10 1 (0.069%) Groovy
10 1 (0.069%) PeopleCode
10 1 (0.069%) SQR
Qualifications
1 67 (4.65%) ISEB
2 47 (3.26%) Degree
3 33 (2.29%) ISTQB
4 31 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 27 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 17 (1.18%) MCSE
8 13 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.62%) CISSP
9 9 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.49%) CISM
10 7 (0.49%) CISMP
11 5 (0.35%) MCTS
11 5 (0.35%) MCITP
11 5 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.35%) MCSA
12 4 (0.28%) CCNP
12 4 (0.28%) CCNA
12 4 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.98%) QA
1 43 (2.98%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (0.76%) SLA
5 7 (0.49%) FATCA
6 6 (0.42%) EMIR
6 6 (0.42%) MiFID
7 5 (0.35%) COREP
7 5 (0.35%) FINREP
8 4 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.28%) COBIT
9 3 (0.21%) DICOM
10 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.069%) GAAP
11 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.90%) VMware ESX
3 8 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.42%) vSphere
5 4 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.21%) XenApp
6 3 (0.21%) NFS
7 2 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.069%) zsh
8 1 (0.069%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.069%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.069%) Firmware
8 1 (0.069%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.069%) Samba
Systems Management
1 64 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.97%) SCCM
3 5 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.28%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.28%) Netcool
5 3 (0.21%) Nessus
5 3 (0.21%) Nmap
6 2 (0.14%) WMI
6 2 (0.14%) Control-M
6 2 (0.14%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.14%) SCOM
6 2 (0.14%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.069%) Puppet
7 1 (0.069%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.069%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.069%) Ansible
7 1 (0.069%) Nagios
7 1 (0.069%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.069%) WSUS
Vendors
1 149 (10.33%) Microsoft
2 96 (6.66%) Oracle
3 42 (2.91%) HP
4 24 (1.66%) Business Objects
5 23 (1.60%) SAP
6 21 (1.46%) Citrix
7 19 (1.32%) VMware
8 18 (1.25%) Charles River
9 17 (1.18%) Teradata
10 15 (1.04%) Cisco
10 15 (1.04%) IBM
11 13 (0.90%) Informatica
12 12 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.69%) CheckPoint
14 8 (0.55%) Adobe
14 8 (0.55%) Kofax
15 7 (0.49%) EMC
15 7 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
16 6 (0.42%) Netezza
17 5 (0.35%) McAfee
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