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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 504 567 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.27% 22.96% 31.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.64% 24.60% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 286 452
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 23
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.70 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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
2566 2305 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.04% 93.36% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1353 1105 1187
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 90 125
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.33 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 0 267 £375 +12.78% 65
Glasgow -4 132 £300 - 38
Stirling -6 20 £300 -22.58% 2
Aberdeen -5 17 £335 -0.74% 5
Renfrewshire -5 14 £250 +9.52% 1
West Lothian +2 9 £375 +7.14% 1
Inverclyde 0 6 £275 +57.14%
Highlands - 6 £135 -
Fife +1 5 £305 -3.17%
Perth and Kinross - 2 £388 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £93 -
Midlothian - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (39.80%) Finance
2 195 (19.60%) Banking
3 170 (17.09%) SQL
4 148 (14.87%) Business Analysis
5 131 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 130 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
7 112 (11.26%) Migration
8 110 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
9 106 (10.65%) Microsoft
10 100 (10.05%) MS Excel
11 91 (9.15%) Windows
12 90 (9.05%) Oracle
12 90 (9.05%) MS Office
13 84 (8.44%) Project Management
14 80 (8.04%) ITIL
14 80 (8.04%) Data Analysis
15 70 (7.04%) SQL Server
16 61 (6.13%) Asset Management
17 60 (6.03%) Retail
17 60 (6.03%) MS Visio
18 57 (5.73%) UNIX
19 47 (4.72%) VBA
20 45 (4.52%) Use Case
21 44 (4.42%) Data Modelling
22 42 (4.22%) Security Cleared
23 41 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
24 40 (4.02%) Active Directory
24 40 (4.02%) UML
25 39 (3.92%) ETL
25 39 (3.92%) SAS

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 39 (3.92%) SAS
2 26 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.61%) IIS
5 14 (1.41%) IBM Notes
6 13 (1.31%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.01%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.80%) Lotus Domino
8 8 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (0.80%) CMS
9 6 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
10 5 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.40%) CICS
12 3 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.20%) Apache
13 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 100 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 90 (9.05%) MS Office
3 60 (6.03%) MS Visio
4 30 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (2.91%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.10%) Maple
Business Applications
1 13 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.11%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.50%) assyst
5 4 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.30%) MultiFonds
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.20%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (0.20%) HiPortfolio
7 2 (0.20%) Agresso
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.21%) Office 365
2 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.51%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.11%) DNS
3 10 (1.01%) LAN
4 9 (0.90%) SAN
4 9 (0.90%) HTTP
5 8 (0.80%) WAN
5 8 (0.80%) SMTP
6 7 (0.70%) Internet
6 7 (0.70%) FTP
7 6 (0.60%) DHCP
7 6 (0.60%) VPN
7 6 (0.60%) Firewall
8 5 (0.50%) Intranet
8 5 (0.50%) Wireless
9 4 (0.40%) ATM
10 3 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.30%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.30%) DMZ
11 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (3.22%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.21%) Oracle Database
5 20 (2.01%) MS Access
6 17 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.61%) QlikView
8 14 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.80%) Pentaho
12 7 (0.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 7 (0.70%) InterSystems Cache
12 7 (0.70%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
13 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.50%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 19 (1.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (1.01%) Cucumber
2 10 (1.01%) Selenium
3 6 (0.60%) LoadRunner
4 5 (0.50%) JIRA
4 5 (0.50%) Subversion
4 5 (0.50%) WinRunner
4 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.40%) Zephyr
6 3 (0.30%) PowerDesigner
6 3 (0.30%) Toad
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.20%) ERwin
7 2 (0.20%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.20%) PeopleTools
7 2 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.10%) MSTest
General
1 396 (39.80%) Finance
2 195 (19.60%) Banking
3 60 (6.03%) Retail
4 34 (3.42%) Retail Banking
5 30 (3.02%) Investment Banking
6 19 (1.91%) Front Office
7 10 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.01%) Legal
7 10 (1.01%) Advertising
7 10 (1.01%) Marketing
8 9 (0.90%) Back Office
9 6 (0.60%) Billing
10 5 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.40%) Publishing
11 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.40%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.30%) German Language
12 3 (0.30%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.12%) .NET
2 20 (2.01%) HTML
3 12 (1.21%) XML
4 11 (1.11%) JSP
5 9 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.70%) Middleware
7 6 (0.60%) Hibernate
8 5 (0.50%) Spring
9 4 (0.40%) Web Services
9 4 (0.40%) CSS
9 4 (0.40%) Java EE
10 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (0.30%) Drools
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.30%) JAX-RS
10 3 (0.30%) REST
10 3 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.30%) Flash
11 2 (0.20%) XML Schema
11 2 (0.20%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 130 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.21%) Mainframe
4 20 (2.01%) Credit Risk
5 13 (1.31%) Derivative
6 11 (1.11%) Data Integration
7 9 (0.90%) Reference Data
7 9 (0.90%) IVR
8 8 (0.80%) Equities
9 7 (0.70%) Data Extraction
9 7 (0.70%) Statistics
9 7 (0.70%) Replication
9 7 (0.70%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.60%) NHS
10 6 (0.60%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.50%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.50%) User Experience
11 5 (0.50%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.50%) AS400
12 4 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 91 (9.15%) Windows
2 57 (5.73%) UNIX
3 26 (2.61%) Windows 7
4 25 (2.51%) Windows XP
4 25 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (2.11%) Linux
6 19 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.40%) AIX
7 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.30%) MVS
8 3 (0.30%) zOS
8 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.20%) HPUX
9 2 (0.20%) Solaris
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.20%) Android
9 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (14.87%) Business Analysis
2 131 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 112 (11.26%) Migration
4 110 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (8.44%) Project Management
6 80 (8.04%) ITIL
6 80 (8.04%) Data Analysis
7 61 (6.13%) Asset Management
8 45 (4.52%) Use Case
9 44 (4.42%) Data Modelling
10 40 (4.02%) UML
11 39 (3.92%) ETL
11 39 (3.92%) Data Migration
12 38 (3.82%) Test Scripting
13 36 (3.62%) Change Management
13 36 (3.62%) Workflow
14 35 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 34 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (3.32%) Investment Management
17 28 (2.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 170 (17.09%) SQL
2 47 (4.72%) VBA
3 36 (3.62%) Java
4 16 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 15 (1.51%) PL/SQL
5 15 (1.51%) VB
6 13 (1.31%) C#
7 8 (0.80%) PowerShell
8 7 (0.70%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.70%) VBScript
9 5 (0.50%) VB6
9 5 (0.50%) JCL
9 5 (0.50%) C++
9 5 (0.50%) C
10 4 (0.40%) Perl
11 3 (0.30%) REXX
11 3 (0.30%) Python
11 3 (0.30%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.20%) ABAP
12 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (4.22%) Security Cleared
2 36 (3.62%) Degree
3 34 (3.42%) ISEB
4 31 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 26 (2.61%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.80%) CISSP
9 6 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.60%) PMP
9 6 (0.60%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.40%) HND
11 4 (0.40%) CCNA
11 4 (0.40%) CISA
11 4 (0.40%) CISM
12 3 (0.30%) CBAP
12 3 (0.30%) MCDST
12 3 (0.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.61%) SLA
1 16 (1.61%) QA
2 11 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.30%) EMIR
5 3 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.30%) WCAG
6 2 (0.20%) Basel II
6 2 (0.20%) MiFID
6 2 (0.20%) COBIT
6 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.20%) Basel III
6 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.20%) FINREP
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) P3O
7 1 (0.10%) COREP
7 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.10%) FATCA
System Software
1 40 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.30%) RACF
4 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.20%) XenApp
5 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.40%) SCCM
4 3 (0.30%) SCOM
5 2 (0.20%) Netcool
5 2 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.10%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.10%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 106 (10.65%) Microsoft
2 90 (9.05%) Oracle
3 20 (2.01%) Business Objects
3 20 (2.01%) Charles River
4 18 (1.81%) HP
5 17 (1.71%) Sybase
6 15 (1.51%) Citrix
7 14 (1.41%) Lotus
8 11 (1.11%) Teradata
8 11 (1.11%) Informatica
9 10 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
9 10 (1.01%) IBM
9 10 (1.01%) Bloomberg
9 10 (1.01%) VMware
10 7 (0.70%) MobileIron
11 6 (0.60%) Cognos
11 6 (0.60%) Cisco
11 6 (0.60%) Genesys
11 6 (0.60%) FatWire
11 6 (0.60%) BI-SAM
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