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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 515 910 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.79% 30.08% 18.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.20% 31.55% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 555 280
Median daily rate £344 £350 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £243 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £430 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.55 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -6.66%
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
2682 2884 2556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.64% 95.34% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1490 1402
Median daily rate £365 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 86 74
Median hourly rate £14.93 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 0 300 £350 - 42
Glasgow -4 118 £330 -5.71% 17
Renfrewshire -24 24 £273 +0.92% 1
Stirling +1 23 £350 -24.73%
West Lothian +1 9 £360 +16.12% 3
Dundee -1 7 £135 - 1
Lanarkshire +2 3 £115 -58.92%
Inverclyde 0 3 £350 +47.36% 1
Fife -1 3 - - 2
Scottish Borders - 3 £275 - 1
Aberdeen -10 2 £110 -46.34% 1
East Lothian - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £400 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 406 (38.78%) Finance
2 337 (32.19%) Banking
3 167 (15.95%) SQL
4 166 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 163 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
6 159 (15.19%) Business Analysis
7 152 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
8 134 (12.80%) Retail
9 132 (12.61%) Microsoft
10 97 (9.26%) Migration
11 93 (8.88%) Test Scripting
12 89 (8.50%) Retail Banking
13 87 (8.31%) Windows
14 82 (7.83%) Change Management
15 81 (7.74%) MS Excel
16 80 (7.64%) User Acceptance Testing
17 77 (7.35%) Oracle
18 69 (6.59%) MS Visio
19 67 (6.40%) Active Directory
20 65 (6.21%) Software Testing
21 62 (5.92%) Security Cleared
22 60 (5.73%) Project Management
23 59 (5.64%) User Stories
24 58 (5.54%) HP Quality Center
25 57 (5.44%) Data Analysis
26 55 (5.25%) MS Office
27 54 (5.16%) ISEB
27 54 (5.16%) Law
27 54 (5.16%) Data Centre
28 52 (4.97%) 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 45 (4.30%) SAS
2 25 (2.39%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.91%) CMS
4 15 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (0.86%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.38%) IIS
10 4 (0.38%) JBoss
11 3 (0.29%) Confluence
11 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.19%) Apache
12 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.19%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.096%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 81 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 69 (6.59%) MS Visio
3 55 (5.25%) MS Office
4 30 (2.87%) MS Project
5 27 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 19 (1.81%) Markit EDM
2 9 (0.86%) thinkFolio
3 7 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.19%) assyst
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) Primavera
5 1 (0.096%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.096%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.096%) Eikon
5 1 (0.096%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.096%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.096%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.05%) Office 365
2 9 (0.86%) SaaS
3 8 (0.76%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.57%) 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 (2.67%) Firewall
2 20 (1.91%) LAN
2 20 (1.91%) WAN
3 14 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.24%) Network Security
5 8 (0.76%) Internet
6 7 (0.67%) VLAN
7 6 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (0.57%) DHCP
7 6 (0.57%) DNS
7 6 (0.57%) SAN
8 5 (0.48%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (0.48%) Intranet
9 4 (0.38%) BGP
9 4 (0.38%) MPLS
9 4 (0.38%) OSPF
10 3 (0.29%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.29%) Wireless
11 2 (0.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (3.34%) SQL Server
3 27 (2.58%) Oracle Database
4 16 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.05%) MS Access
6 11 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (1.05%) RDBMS
7 9 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (0.57%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.48%) ObjectStore
10 4 (0.38%) DB2
10 4 (0.38%) GIS
10 4 (0.38%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.38%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (0.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (0.38%) Spatial Data
10 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.38%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 35 (3.34%) HP UFT
2 32 (3.06%) JIRA
3 27 (2.58%) Selenium
4 23 (2.20%) WinRunner
5 22 (2.10%) TestDirector
6 13 (1.24%) LoadRunner
7 8 (0.76%) SoapUI
7 8 (0.76%) WebDriver
8 6 (0.57%) FitNesse
8 6 (0.57%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.48%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (0.38%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.38%) Hudson
10 4 (0.38%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.38%) Toad
11 3 (0.29%) Firebug
11 3 (0.29%) JMeter
11 3 (0.29%) StarTeam
11 3 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 406 (38.78%) Finance
2 337 (32.19%) Banking
3 134 (12.80%) Retail
4 89 (8.50%) Retail Banking
5 54 (5.16%) Law
6 25 (2.39%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.81%) Billing
8 18 (1.72%) Front Office
9 15 (1.43%) Legal
9 15 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.86%) Back Office
11 7 (0.67%) Marketing
12 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.096%) Advertising
13 1 (0.096%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.096%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.096%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.34%) Web Services
2 24 (2.29%) XML
3 19 (1.81%) .NET
4 15 (1.43%) HTML
5 8 (0.76%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.57%) CSS
7 5 (0.48%) Flash
8 4 (0.38%) Java EE
9 3 (0.29%) Google Maps API
9 3 (0.29%) Middleware
10 2 (0.19%) HTML5
10 2 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.096%) Apache CXF
11 1 (0.096%) DHTML
11 1 (0.096%) DOM
11 1 (0.096%) JSF
11 1 (0.096%) JSP
11 1 (0.096%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.096%) SOAP
11 1 (0.096%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 152 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.16%) Data Centre
3 38 (3.63%) User Experience
4 31 (2.96%) Credit Risk
5 30 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.58%) Clustering
7 22 (2.10%) Mainframe
8 21 (2.01%) PDA
9 12 (1.15%) CMDB
10 11 (1.05%) SWIFT
11 8 (0.76%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.67%) Copywriting
12 7 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.67%) PMI
13 6 (0.57%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.48%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.48%) Equities
14 5 (0.48%) Minimum Viable Product
14 5 (0.48%) Reference Data
15 4 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 87 (8.31%) Windows
2 49 (4.68%) Windows 7
3 39 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (3.06%) Linux
5 30 (2.87%) AIX
5 30 (2.87%) Windows XP
6 29 (2.77%) Unix
7 28 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (1.53%) Windows Server
9 13 (1.24%) Windows 10
10 12 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.67%) Solaris
12 6 (0.57%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.38%) HPUX
14 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.096%) Android
15 1 (0.096%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.096%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 163 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (15.19%) Business Analysis
4 97 (9.26%) Migration
5 93 (8.88%) Test Scripting
6 82 (7.83%) Change Management
7 80 (7.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 65 (6.21%) Software Testing
9 60 (5.73%) Project Management
10 59 (5.64%) User Stories
11 57 (5.44%) Data Analysis
12 50 (4.78%) ITIL
13 46 (4.39%) Data Migration
13 46 (4.39%) Test Automation
14 45 (4.30%) Analytics
15 42 (4.01%) Data Modelling
16 37 (3.53%) Use Case
17 36 (3.44%) Process Improvement
17 36 (3.44%) SDLC
18 35 (3.34%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 167 (15.95%) SQL
2 19 (1.81%) Java
3 14 (1.34%) PowerShell
4 9 (0.86%) C#
4 9 (0.86%) PL/SQL
5 8 (0.76%) JavaScript
5 8 (0.76%) Perl
5 8 (0.76%) VBA
6 7 (0.67%) Python
6 7 (0.67%) VB
7 5 (0.48%) JCL
8 4 (0.38%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.38%) Ruby
8 4 (0.38%) VBScript
9 3 (0.29%) C
10 2 (0.19%) RPG
10 2 (0.19%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.096%) R
11 1 (0.096%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 62 (5.92%) Security Cleared
2 54 (5.16%) ISEB
3 52 (4.97%) ISTQB
4 36 (3.44%) SC Cleared
5 33 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (2.67%) MCSE
7 27 (2.58%) Degree
8 25 (2.39%) MCITP
8 25 (2.39%) MCSA
9 24 (2.29%) MCTS
10 11 (1.05%) CISSP
11 10 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.86%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 5 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.38%) CISMP
15 4 (0.38%) MCP
15 4 (0.38%) PMP
16 3 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 31 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 29 (2.77%) QA
4 7 (0.67%) SLA
5 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.38%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.29%) MiFID
7 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.19%) FINREP
8 2 (0.19%) SEPA
9 1 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.096%) EMIR
9 1 (0.096%) ISO27005
System Software
1 67 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.77%) Hyper-V
3 19 (1.81%) VMware ESX
4 16 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.76%) XenApp
6 5 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.29%) RACF
9 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.19%) zsh
10 1 (0.096%) Docker
10 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.096%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.096%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 58 (5.54%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (2.10%) McAfee ePO
2 22 (2.10%) Netcool
3 17 (1.62%) SCCM
4 8 (0.76%) SCOM
5 7 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.48%) Ansible
8 3 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.19%) Control-M
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.19%) Puppet
9 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.19%) WSUS
10 1 (0.096%) Nessus
Vendors
1 132 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 77 (7.35%) Oracle
3 41 (3.92%) Citrix
4 38 (3.63%) HP
5 31 (2.96%) VMware
6 27 (2.58%) Intel Security
7 24 (2.29%) Veritas
8 21 (2.01%) Cisco
8 21 (2.01%) SAP
9 15 (1.43%) IBM
10 14 (1.34%) CA
11 13 (1.24%) Sitecore
12 12 (1.15%) Charles River
12 12 (1.15%) CheckPoint
13 11 (1.05%) Google
14 8 (0.76%) Symantec
14 8 (0.76%) Verint
15 7 (0.67%) Teradata
16 6 (0.57%) Trillium
16 6 (0.57%) Twitter
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenock
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Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
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Rate: £300 - £310 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: From £33,574 to £37,768 per annum
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