The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 496 555 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.32% 22.44% 30.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.96% 23.87% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 284 422
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 26
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.75 £12.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £9.30 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £19.85 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2485 2325 2485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 91.80% 94.02% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 1130 1144
Average daily rate £363 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +6.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 111
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £9.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £28.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Analyst
UK

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 22 July 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
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 22 July 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 0 290 £350 - 44
Glasgow 0 130 £310 +3.33% 27
Stirling -6 18 £305 +1.66% 3
Aberdeen -7 14 £300 - 2
Renfrewshire -5 11 £238 - 1
West Lothian +2 8 £375 +7.14% 5
Inverclyde +1 5 £325 +124.13% 2
Dundee 0 2 - - 1
Fife -2 2 £440 +33.33% 1
Perth and Kinross - 2 £406 - 1
Argyll and Bute - 1 - - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - - - - 1
Scottish Borders - - - -
Grampian - - - -
Lothian - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 396 (39.76%) Finance
2 198 (19.88%) Banking
3 158 (15.86%) SQL
4 148 (14.86%) Business Analysis
5 130 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 110 (11.04%) Microsoft
7 105 (10.54%) MS Excel
8 102 (10.24%) Migration
9 94 (9.44%) Windows
10 90 (9.04%) Project Management
11 88 (8.84%) MS Office
12 86 (8.63%) Oracle
13 82 (8.23%) ITIL
14 77 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
15 72 (7.23%) Data Analysis
16 70 (7.03%) Asset Management
17 60 (6.02%) MS Visio
18 56 (5.62%) SQL Server
18 56 (5.62%) Retail
19 54 (5.42%) Use Case
20 52 (5.22%) Workflow
21 51 (5.12%) UNIX
22 50 (5.02%) UML
22 50 (5.02%) Data Modelling
22 50 (5.02%) Investment Management
23 48 (4.82%) Test Scripting
24 47 (4.72%) Security Cleared
25 45 (4.52%) VBA
26 43 (4.32%) Java
26 43 (4.32%) ISEB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 33 (3.31%) SAS
2 22 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.71%) MS Exchange
4 15 (1.51%) IIS
5 10 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 9 (0.90%) IBM Notes
7 8 (0.80%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.80%) CMS
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (0.50%) CICS
8 5 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 105 (10.54%) MS Excel
2 88 (8.84%) MS Office
3 60 (6.02%) MS Visio
4 39 (3.92%) MS Project
5 22 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.41%) Markit EDM
2 12 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.70%) MultiFonds
4 6 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.50%) assyst
6 4 (0.40%) Agresso
6 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.40%) Summit
7 3 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.30%) HiPortfolio
7 3 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.20%) Eagle STAR
8 2 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.10%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.70%) Office 365
2 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.51%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.41%) DNS
3 12 (1.20%) SAN
4 11 (1.10%) LAN
5 9 (0.90%) DHCP
5 9 (0.90%) HTTP
6 7 (0.70%) FTP
6 7 (0.70%) WAN
6 7 (0.70%) Firewall
7 6 (0.60%) VPN
8 5 (0.50%) Intranet
8 5 (0.50%) Internet
9 4 (0.40%) Wireless
9 4 (0.40%) ATM
10 3 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.30%) SMTP
10 3 (0.30%) DMZ
10 3 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.20%) NAS
11 2 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.11%) Relational Database
3 28 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (2.31%) MS Access
5 19 (1.91%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.20%) Pentaho
6 12 (1.20%) RDBMS
6 12 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (0.90%) QlikView
9 8 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.60%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (0.60%) Oracle OWB
11 5 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.40%) Star Schema
12 4 (0.40%) OLAP
12 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (1.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (1.10%) Selenium
3 8 (0.80%) Cucumber
4 6 (0.60%) JIRA
4 6 (0.60%) Subversion
5 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.50%) WinRunner
6 4 (0.40%) Zephyr
6 4 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (0.40%) TestDirector
6 4 (0.40%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.30%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.30%) Toad
7 3 (0.30%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.20%) PeopleTools
8 2 (0.20%) ERwin
8 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.20%) Ant
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 396 (39.76%) Finance
2 198 (19.88%) Banking
3 56 (5.62%) Retail
4 38 (3.82%) Investment Banking
5 31 (3.11%) Retail Banking
6 18 (1.81%) Front Office
7 13 (1.31%) Back Office
8 12 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.10%) Advertising
10 9 (0.90%) Legal
11 8 (0.80%) Billing
12 6 (0.60%) Private Banking
12 6 (0.60%) Marketing
13 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.40%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.40%) Publishing
13 4 (0.40%) Law
14 3 (0.30%) German Language
15 2 (0.20%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.51%) .NET
2 20 (2.01%) HTML
3 12 (1.20%) XML
4 11 (1.10%) JSP
5 9 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 8 (0.80%) Middleware
7 7 (0.70%) Hibernate
7 7 (0.70%) Web Services
8 6 (0.60%) Spring
9 5 (0.50%) Java EE
9 5 (0.50%) CSS
9 5 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.40%) Drools
10 4 (0.40%) EDI
10 4 (0.40%) J2EE
11 3 (0.30%) Flash
11 3 (0.30%) REST
11 3 (0.30%) JAX-RS
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 29 (2.91%) Mainframe
2 26 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 18 (1.81%) Derivative
4 16 (1.61%) Credit Risk
5 13 (1.31%) Reference Data
6 11 (1.10%) IVR
6 11 (1.10%) Data Integration
7 10 (1.00%) Equities
7 10 (1.00%) Fixed Income
8 9 (0.90%) GIS
9 7 (0.70%) Statistics
10 6 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.60%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.60%) PDA
11 5 (0.50%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.40%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.40%) AS400
12 4 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.40%) E-Learning
13 3 (0.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 94 (9.44%) Windows
2 51 (5.12%) UNIX
3 31 (3.11%) Windows XP
3 31 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (2.91%) Windows 7
5 26 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.61%) Linux
7 3 (0.30%) AIX
7 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.10%) Solaris
9 1 (0.10%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (14.86%) Business Analysis
2 130 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 102 (10.24%) Migration
4 90 (9.04%) Project Management
5 82 (8.23%) ITIL
6 77 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (7.23%) Data Analysis
8 70 (7.03%) Asset Management
9 54 (5.42%) Use Case
10 52 (5.22%) Workflow
11 50 (5.02%) UML
11 50 (5.02%) Data Modelling
11 50 (5.02%) Investment Management
12 48 (4.82%) Test Scripting
13 41 (4.12%) ETL
13 41 (4.12%) Data Migration
14 40 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (4.02%) Change Management
15 39 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
16 35 (3.51%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 158 (15.86%) SQL
2 45 (4.52%) VBA
3 43 (4.32%) Java
4 18 (1.81%) JavaScript
4 18 (1.81%) VB
5 10 (1.00%) PL/SQL
5 10 (1.00%) C#
6 7 (0.70%) VBScript
6 7 (0.70%) Shell Script
6 7 (0.70%) JCL
7 5 (0.50%) VB6
8 4 (0.40%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.40%) REXX
8 4 (0.40%) C++
9 3 (0.30%) Python
9 3 (0.30%) C
9 3 (0.30%) Perl
9 3 (0.30%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (4.72%) Security Cleared
2 43 (4.32%) ISEB
3 39 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 38 (3.82%) Degree
5 31 (3.11%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.60%) PMP
9 6 (0.60%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.50%) MCSE
10 5 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.50%) CISSP
10 5 (0.50%) CIMA
11 4 (0.40%) CBAP
11 4 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.40%) MCSA
11 4 (0.40%) HND
11 4 (0.40%) MCDST
11 4 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.61%) QA
2 12 (1.20%) SLA
3 8 (0.80%) EMIR
4 7 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.60%) WCAG
6 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.40%) MiFID
7 3 (0.30%) Basel II
7 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.20%) FINREP
8 2 (0.20%) FATCA
8 2 (0.20%) Basel III
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.10%) COREP
9 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
System Software
1 40 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.40%) XenApp
3 4 (0.40%) vSphere
3 4 (0.40%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.10%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 26 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.50%) SCCM
3 3 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.30%) Netcool
3 3 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.20%) SCOM
4 2 (0.20%) Control-M
5 1 (0.10%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.10%) WSUS
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.10%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 110 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 86 (8.63%) Oracle
3 22 (2.21%) HP
4 20 (2.01%) Business Objects
5 17 (1.71%) Charles River
6 16 (1.61%) Sybase
7 15 (1.51%) VMware
8 14 (1.41%) Citrix
9 10 (1.00%) Bloomberg
10 9 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
10 9 (0.90%) Lotus
11 8 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.80%) Cisco
11 8 (0.80%) IBM
12 7 (0.70%) Cognos
12 7 (0.70%) Reuters
12 7 (0.70%) Informatica
12 7 (0.70%) Genesys
13 6 (0.60%) Remedy
13 6 (0.60%) Calypso
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Renfrew, Renfrewshire
Steria
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Perth & Kinross
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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