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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 509 559 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.22% 22.75% 31.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.76% 24.25% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 294 414
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 22
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £13.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -6.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.20 £20.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
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
2576 2305 2438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.23% 93.81% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1121 1111
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £180 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 82 106
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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
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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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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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 0 276 £368 +9.70% 48
Glasgow -4 137 £325 +8.33% 38
Aberdeen -4 20 £325 - 6
Stirling -7 20 £360 +20.00% 4
Renfrewshire -10 11 £250 +9.52% 3
West Lothian +1 8 £375 +4.89% 1
Inverclyde +1 6 £275 +71.87% 1
Highlands - 6 £135 -
Dundee +8 2 - -
Fife -1 2 £440 +39.68% 2
Perth and Kinross - 2 £388 - 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 £93 -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Grampian - - - -
Lothian - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - - 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 388 (38.84%) Finance
2 185 (18.52%) Banking
3 173 (17.32%) SQL
4 141 (14.11%) Business Analysis
5 129 (12.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 118 (11.81%) Microsoft
7 112 (11.21%) MS Excel
8 108 (10.81%) Migration
9 101 (10.11%) Windows
10 91 (9.11%) Oracle
10 91 (9.11%) MS Office
11 89 (8.91%) Project Management
12 86 (8.61%) ITIL
13 82 (8.21%) Data Analysis
14 68 (6.81%) SQL Server
14 68 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
15 65 (6.51%) Asset Management
16 63 (6.31%) MS Visio
17 60 (6.01%) Retail
18 54 (5.41%) UNIX
19 52 (5.21%) VBA
20 51 (5.11%) Data Modelling
21 50 (5.01%) UML
21 50 (5.01%) Use Case
21 50 (5.01%) Security Cleared
22 46 (4.60%) Investment Management
23 44 (4.40%) Workflow
24 43 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
24 43 (4.30%) Active Directory
25 41 (4.10%) Data Migration

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 36 (3.60%) SAS
2 25 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 22 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.90%) IIS
5 13 (1.30%) IBM Notes
6 9 (0.90%) WebLogic
6 9 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.80%) CMS
8 7 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
10 5 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.40%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.30%) CICS
12 3 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 112 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 91 (9.11%) MS Office
3 63 (6.31%) MS Visio
4 32 (3.20%) MS Project
5 27 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) Maple
6 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.20%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.50%) assyst
5 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.40%) Summit
5 4 (0.40%) MultiFonds
5 4 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.30%) HiPortfolio
6 3 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.20%) Eagle STAR
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.20%) Agresso
7 2 (0.20%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.10%) Office 365
2 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.50%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.30%) DNS
2 13 (1.30%) SAN
3 10 (1.00%) LAN
4 9 (0.90%) HTTP
5 8 (0.80%) DHCP
6 7 (0.70%) FTP
6 7 (0.70%) WAN
6 7 (0.70%) SMTP
6 7 (0.70%) VPN
6 7 (0.70%) Firewall
7 5 (0.50%) Intranet
8 4 (0.40%) Wireless
8 4 (0.40%) ATM
9 3 (0.30%) DMZ
9 3 (0.30%) Internet
9 3 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.20%) Network Security
10 2 (0.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.30%) MS Access
5 22 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 17 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (1.50%) QlikView
8 14 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.10%) Pentaho
10 10 (1.00%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.80%) InterSystems Cache
12 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.60%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
14 6 (0.60%) Oracle OWB
15 4 (0.40%) Data Mart
15 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (1.80%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (0.90%) Selenium
2 9 (0.90%) Cucumber
3 6 (0.60%) WinRunner
4 5 (0.50%) Subversion
4 5 (0.50%) LoadRunner
4 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.50%) JIRA
5 4 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (0.40%) Zephyr
5 4 (0.40%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.30%) PowerDesigner
6 3 (0.30%) Toad
7 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.20%) PeopleTools
7 2 (0.20%) ERwin
7 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.10%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle APEX
General
1 388 (38.84%) Finance
2 185 (18.52%) Banking
3 60 (6.01%) Retail
4 34 (3.40%) Investment Banking
5 29 (2.90%) Retail Banking
6 20 (2.00%) Front Office
7 13 (1.30%) Back Office
8 11 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.10%) Advertising
9 10 (1.00%) Legal
10 8 (0.80%) Marketing
11 7 (0.70%) Billing
12 4 (0.40%) Private Banking
12 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.40%) Publishing
13 3 (0.30%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.30%) German Language
14 2 (0.20%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.30%) .NET
2 20 (2.00%) HTML
3 11 (1.10%) JSP
4 10 (1.00%) XML
5 9 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.70%) Middleware
7 6 (0.60%) Hibernate
8 5 (0.50%) CSS
8 5 (0.50%) Spring
9 4 (0.40%) Java EE
10 3 (0.30%) Drools
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.30%) REST
10 3 (0.30%) JAX-RS
10 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (0.30%) Web Services
10 3 (0.30%) Flash
10 3 (0.30%) EDI
10 3 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 23 (2.30%) Mainframe
3 19 (1.90%) Credit Risk
4 18 (1.80%) Derivative
5 10 (1.00%) Data Integration
6 9 (0.90%) IVR
6 9 (0.90%) Reference Data
7 7 (0.70%) Equities
7 7 (0.70%) Statistics
7 7 (0.70%) Fixed Income
8 6 (0.60%) Replication
8 6 (0.60%) GIS
8 6 (0.60%) Blackberry
8 6 (0.60%) PDA
9 5 (0.50%) NHS
10 4 (0.40%) AS400
10 4 (0.40%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.40%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.40%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.40%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 101 (10.11%) Windows
2 54 (5.41%) UNIX
3 32 (3.20%) Windows XP
4 31 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (2.90%) Windows 7
6 26 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (2.20%) Linux
8 5 (0.50%) AIX
9 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.20%) HPUX
11 2 (0.20%) Solaris
11 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.10%) Android
12 1 (0.10%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (14.11%) Business Analysis
2 129 (12.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 108 (10.81%) Migration
4 89 (8.91%) Project Management
5 86 (8.61%) ITIL
6 82 (8.21%) Data Analysis
7 68 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (6.51%) Asset Management
9 51 (5.11%) Data Modelling
10 50 (5.01%) UML
10 50 (5.01%) Use Case
11 46 (4.60%) Investment Management
12 44 (4.40%) Workflow
13 43 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (4.10%) Data Migration
15 40 (4.00%) Test Scripting
15 40 (4.00%) ETL
16 38 (3.80%) Change Management
17 33 (3.30%) User Acceptance Testing
18 32 (3.20%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 173 (17.32%) SQL
2 52 (5.21%) VBA
3 37 (3.70%) Java
4 17 (1.70%) JavaScript
5 15 (1.50%) VB
6 14 (1.40%) PL/SQL
7 13 (1.30%) C#
8 7 (0.70%) VBScript
8 7 (0.70%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.70%) JCL
8 7 (0.70%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.50%) VB6
9 5 (0.50%) C++
10 3 (0.30%) Perl
10 3 (0.30%) C
10 3 (0.30%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.30%) REXX
11 2 (0.20%) Python
11 2 (0.20%) ABAP
11 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (5.01%) Security Cleared
2 40 (4.00%) Degree
3 39 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 35 (3.50%) ISEB
5 28 (2.80%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.60%) PMP
9 6 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.60%) CISSP
9 6 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.50%) HND
10 5 (0.50%) MCSE
10 5 (0.50%) CCNA
11 4 (0.40%) MCSA
11 4 (0.40%) MCDST
11 4 (0.40%) MCTS
11 4 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.70%) SLA
2 14 (1.40%) QA
3 9 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.40%) WCAG
6 3 (0.30%) MiFID
6 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.30%) Basel II
6 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.30%) EMIR
6 3 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.20%) Basel III
7 2 (0.20%) FINREP
8 1 (0.10%) COREP
8 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.10%) FATCA
8 1 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 43 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.40%) vSphere
4 4 (0.40%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.30%) XenApp
6 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (0.60%) SCCM
4 3 (0.30%) SCOM
4 3 (0.30%) Netcool
4 3 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.10%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.10%) WSUS
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 118 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 91 (9.11%) Oracle
3 23 (2.30%) Business Objects
4 19 (1.90%) HP
5 17 (1.70%) Sybase
6 16 (1.60%) Citrix
6 16 (1.60%) VMware
7 15 (1.50%) Charles River
8 13 (1.30%) Lotus
9 10 (1.00%) Bloomberg
10 9 (0.90%) Informatica
10 9 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
10 9 (0.90%) Cisco
10 9 (0.90%) IBM
11 8 (0.80%) Cognos
11 8 (0.80%) Teradata
11 8 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.70%) Reuters
13 6 (0.60%) Symantec
13 6 (0.60%) BI-SAM
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