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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 515 589 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.19% 21.82% 21.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.52% 22.78% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 348 246
Average daily rate £342 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £172 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 10
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.54 £9.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £24.60 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
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
2393 2586 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.81% 95.81% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1443 1029
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 53 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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
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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 298 £355 -1.38% 55
Glasgow +1 151 £310 -10.79% 35
Renfrewshire -6 15 £305 +24.48%
Stirling +6 11 £340 -2.85%
Inverclyde +1 8 £338 +181.25% 2
West Lothian -7 7 £325 - 2
Aberdeen +1 3 £458 +22.00% 1
Fife -3 3 - -
North Lanarkshire -2 2 £100 -69.69% 2
Perth and Kinross +1 1 £425 -
Perthshire - 1 £425 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 513 (40.81%) Finance
2 348 (27.68%) Banking
3 237 (18.85%) SQL
4 217 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 200 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 188 (14.96%) Business Analysis
7 164 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
8 130 (10.34%) Microsoft
9 111 (8.83%) Migration
10 97 (7.72%) Windows
11 94 (7.48%) Oracle
11 94 (7.48%) Retail
12 91 (7.24%) Test Scripting
13 90 (7.16%) Data Analysis
14 86 (6.84%) Change Management
15 84 (6.68%) MS Excel
16 75 (5.97%) ISEB
17 74 (5.89%) Data Warehouse
17 74 (5.89%) User Acceptance Testing
18 73 (5.81%) Active Directory
18 73 (5.81%) Software Testing
19 71 (5.65%) MS Office
20 70 (5.57%) User Stories
21 69 (5.49%) ISTQB
22 67 (5.33%) Asset Management
22 67 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
23 65 (5.17%) Windows 7
23 65 (5.17%) MS Visio
24 62 (4.93%) Scrum
25 61 (4.85%) Project Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (2.07%) SAS
2 23 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.43%) JBoss
5 15 (1.19%) CICS
6 12 (0.95%) CMS
7 10 (0.80%) IIS
8 8 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.40%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.32%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.24%) Smallworld
13 2 (0.16%) Apache
13 2 (0.16%) Confluence
14 1 (0.080%) ArcSDE
14 1 (0.080%) LiveLink
Applications
1 84 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 71 (5.65%) MS Office
3 65 (5.17%) MS Visio
4 29 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.27%) MS Project
6 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.080%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 29 (2.31%) Markit EDM
2 9 (0.72%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 5 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
6 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.16%) assyst
7 2 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.16%) Summit
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.080%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.080%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.080%) SAP PP-PI
8 1 (0.080%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.80%) SaaS
2 7 (0.56%) Google Analytics
2 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
4 5 (0.40%) Office 365
5 2 (0.16%) IaaS
5 2 (0.16%) PaaS
6 1 (0.080%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.080%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.07%) Firewall
2 18 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.03%) LAN
4 12 (0.95%) WAN
5 9 (0.72%) DNS
6 8 (0.64%) DHCP
7 6 (0.48%) Network Security
7 6 (0.48%) VPN
8 5 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (0.40%) VLAN
9 4 (0.32%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (0.32%) Intranet
9 4 (0.32%) tcpdump
10 3 (0.24%) IntruShield
10 3 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.16%) Internet
11 2 (0.16%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.16%) NAS
11 2 (0.16%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (5.89%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (4.30%) SQL Server
3 29 (2.31%) Oracle Database
4 22 (1.75%) MS Access
5 20 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.35%) Star Schema
7 14 (1.11%) Data Mining
7 14 (1.11%) DB2
8 10 (0.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (0.72%) Data Mart
9 9 (0.72%) GIS
10 7 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (0.56%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.40%) BODI
11 5 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.32%) DataStage
12 4 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.24%) MySQL
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 52 (4.14%) HP UFT
2 43 (3.42%) Selenium
3 34 (2.70%) WinRunner
4 33 (2.63%) TestDirector
5 23 (1.83%) JIRA
6 13 (1.03%) WebDriver
7 10 (0.80%) FitNesse
8 9 (0.72%) Firebug
8 9 (0.72%) SoapUI
9 8 (0.64%) JBehave
10 7 (0.56%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.40%) Toad
11 5 (0.40%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.24%) Ant
12 3 (0.24%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.24%) Rational Rhapsody
12 3 (0.24%) YouTrack
13 2 (0.16%) Robot Framework
13 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 513 (40.81%) Finance
2 348 (27.68%) Banking
3 94 (7.48%) Retail
4 53 (4.22%) Retail Banking
5 49 (3.90%) Investment Banking
6 21 (1.67%) Front Office
7 20 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.03%) Law
8 13 (1.03%) Legal
9 9 (0.72%) Marketing
10 8 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.64%) Private Banking
11 7 (0.56%) Back Office
12 4 (0.32%) Advertising
13 3 (0.24%) Billing
13 3 (0.24%) Publishing
14 2 (0.16%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.16%) German Language
14 2 (0.16%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.78%) Web Services
2 18 (1.43%) .NET
3 17 (1.35%) XML
4 12 (0.95%) HTML
5 10 (0.80%) Java EE
6 6 (0.48%) CSS
7 4 (0.32%) Apache CXF
7 4 (0.32%) JPA
7 4 (0.32%) JSF
7 4 (0.32%) Middleware
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.32%) RichFaces
7 4 (0.32%) SOAP
8 3 (0.24%) J2EE
8 3 (0.24%) TopLink
9 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.16%) EDI
9 2 (0.16%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.16%) REST
9 2 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 164 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (2.86%) PDA
3 34 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 30 (2.39%) Clustering
4 30 (2.39%) Data Centre
5 28 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.23%) User Experience
6 17 (1.35%) Credit Risk
7 16 (1.27%) Derivative
8 15 (1.19%) Visualisation
9 9 (0.72%) Equities
10 8 (0.64%) Blackberry
10 8 (0.64%) NHS
11 7 (0.56%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.48%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.48%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.48%) VLE
13 5 (0.40%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.40%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 97 (7.72%) Windows
2 65 (5.17%) Windows 7
3 45 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (3.42%) Windows XP
5 40 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (3.10%) Unix
7 31 (2.47%) AIX
8 22 (1.75%) Linux
9 20 (1.59%) Windows Server
10 12 (0.95%) zOS
11 7 (0.56%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.48%) Solaris
13 4 (0.32%) Android
13 4 (0.32%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.080%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.080%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 200 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (14.96%) Business Analysis
4 111 (8.83%) Migration
5 91 (7.24%) Test Scripting
6 90 (7.16%) Data Analysis
7 86 (6.84%) Change Management
8 74 (5.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 73 (5.81%) Software Testing
10 70 (5.57%) User Stories
11 67 (5.33%) Asset Management
12 62 (4.93%) Scrum
13 61 (4.85%) Project Management
14 60 (4.77%) Data Modelling
15 57 (4.53%) Test Automation
16 56 (4.46%) Analytics
17 52 (4.14%) Data Migration
18 46 (3.66%) ITIL
18 46 (3.66%) Use Case
19 43 (3.42%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 237 (18.85%) SQL
2 36 (2.86%) Java
3 31 (2.47%) VBA
4 21 (1.67%) PL/SQL
5 17 (1.35%) JCL
6 12 (0.95%) C#
7 9 (0.72%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.64%) PowerShell
8 8 (0.64%) Python
9 6 (0.48%) COBOL
9 6 (0.48%) VB
10 4 (0.32%) Perl
11 3 (0.24%) C
12 2 (0.16%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.16%) C++
12 2 (0.16%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.16%) VBScript
13 1 (0.080%) R
13 1 (0.080%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 75 (5.97%) ISEB
2 69 (5.49%) ISTQB
3 57 (4.53%) Security Cleared
4 47 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (3.26%) MCSE
6 38 (3.02%) Degree
7 35 (2.78%) MCITP
8 34 (2.70%) MCSA
8 34 (2.70%) MCTS
9 21 (1.67%) SC Cleared
10 15 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.64%) CISSP
12 6 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 5 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.40%) CISA
13 5 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.32%) CEH
15 3 (0.24%) IIBA
15 3 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.30%) QA
2 37 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 33 (2.63%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.88%) SLA
5 9 (0.72%) MiFID
6 7 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.32%) EMIR
7 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.24%) FATCA
9 2 (0.16%) Basel III
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.080%) Basel II
10 1 (0.080%) COBIT
10 1 (0.080%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.080%) SEPA
System Software
1 73 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 29 (2.31%) VMware ESX
4 17 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.95%) RACF
6 10 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.40%) ClearTrust
7 5 (0.40%) XenApp
8 1 (0.080%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.080%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.080%) vSphere
8 1 (0.080%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.080%) zsh
Systems Management
1 67 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (2.23%) McAfee ePO
2 28 (2.23%) Netcool
3 17 (1.35%) SCCM
4 11 (0.88%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.16%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.16%) SCOM
5 2 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.080%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.080%) Nessus
6 1 (0.080%) Nmap
6 1 (0.080%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.080%) Puppet
6 1 (0.080%) QRadar
6 1 (0.080%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 130 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 94 (7.48%) Oracle
3 45 (3.58%) VMware
4 42 (3.34%) Citrix
5 31 (2.47%) CA
6 30 (2.39%) Intel Security
7 28 (2.23%) Veritas
8 23 (1.83%) HP
9 18 (1.43%) SAP
10 16 (1.27%) Cisco
11 14 (1.11%) IBM
11 14 (1.11%) Remedy
12 11 (0.88%) Ab Initio
12 11 (0.88%) Charles River
13 10 (0.80%) Google
13 10 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
13 10 (0.80%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.64%) Informatica
14 8 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
14 8 (0.64%) Teradata
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