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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 904 490 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.26% 18.44% 21.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.58% 20.26% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 270 284
Average daily rate
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£350 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £449 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 24
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.85 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £55.40 £19.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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
2775 2418 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.90% 91.00% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1314 1123
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 57 70
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 0 490 £350 - 62
Glasgow +2 265 £350 +12.90% 27
West Lothian +3 35 £310 -17.33% 5
Fife +2 21 £282 -13.51% 2
North Lanarkshire -2 20 £335 +74.02%
Stirling +2 19 £475 +55.73% 3
Renfrewshire +11 11 £270 +20.00%
Inverclyde -2 11 £238 -26.92%
Aberdeen +1 9 £180 -37.39% 4
Dundee -6 9 - - 1
Lanarkshire -2 5 £328 +184.78%
Perth and Kinross 0 4 £360 -17.71%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £100 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 810 (47.31%) Finance
2 525 (30.67%) Banking
3 288 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 277 (16.18%) Business Analysis
5 261 (15.25%) SQL
6 185 (10.81%) Migration
7 184 (10.75%) Retail
8 169 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
9 166 (9.70%) Microsoft
10 160 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
11 158 (9.23%) Data Analysis
11 158 (9.23%) MS Excel
12 145 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
13 126 (7.36%) Windows
14 124 (7.24%) MS Office
15 106 (6.19%) Project Management
16 99 (5.78%) Retail Banking
16 99 (5.78%) Test Scripting
17 88 (5.14%) ITIL
18 86 (5.02%) Oracle
19 83 (4.85%) ISEB
20 82 (4.79%) Active Directory
20 82 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
20 82 (4.79%) Data Modelling
21 75 (4.38%) MS Visio
22 73 (4.26%) Data Migration
22 73 (4.26%) Data Centre
23 70 (4.09%) Asset Management
24 69 (4.03%) Validation
24 69 (4.03%) Change Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 60 (3.50%) SAS
2 45 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 32 (1.87%) MS Exchange
4 17 (0.99%) CMS
5 14 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 13 (0.76%) Lync
6 13 (0.76%) IIS
7 10 (0.58%) CICS
8 8 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.35%) JBoss
9 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.23%) Apache
11 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.18%) WorkSite
12 3 (0.18%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.12%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.12%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 158 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 124 (7.24%) MS Office
3 75 (4.38%) MS Visio
4 61 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 37 (2.16%) MS Project
6 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.23%) Windchill
7 2 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.47%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.18%) Maximo
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (0.18%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.12%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.12%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.058%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.058%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.058%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.058%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.058%) assyst
6 1 (0.058%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.41%) SaaS
2 6 (0.35%) Office 365
3 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.12%) Silverpop
5 2 (0.12%) IaaS
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.058%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.29%) DNS
2 20 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.05%) DHCP
4 16 (0.93%) LAN
4 16 (0.93%) Intranet
5 15 (0.88%) SAN
6 13 (0.76%) WAN
7 12 (0.70%) LDAP
8 11 (0.64%) VPN
9 10 (0.58%) FTP
9 10 (0.58%) Internet
9 10 (0.58%) Firewall
10 9 (0.53%) VoIP
11 8 (0.47%) Network Security
12 6 (0.35%) CTI
12 6 (0.35%) NAS
13 5 (0.29%) Broadband
14 4 (0.23%) ATM
15 3 (0.18%) WLAN
15 3 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
2 57 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 26 (1.52%) Data Mining
3 26 (1.52%) MS Access
4 17 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 11 (0.64%) Oracle Database
5 11 (0.64%) QlikView
6 10 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.47%) DB2
9 6 (0.35%) OLAP
9 6 (0.35%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.35%) BusinessObjects XI
9 6 (0.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.29%) BODI
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.23%) Redis
11 4 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (0.93%) Selenium
2 15 (0.88%) HP UFT
3 13 (0.76%) JIRA
4 7 (0.41%) TestDirector
4 7 (0.41%) Axure RP
4 7 (0.41%) Toad
5 6 (0.35%) Ant
5 6 (0.35%) Subversion
5 6 (0.35%) Maven
5 6 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.29%) WebDriver
6 5 (0.29%) Artifactory
7 4 (0.23%) FitNesse
7 4 (0.23%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.23%) WinRunner
8 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.18%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.18%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.18%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 810 (47.31%) Finance
2 525 (30.67%) Banking
3 184 (10.75%) Retail
4 99 (5.78%) Retail Banking
5 50 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 27 (1.58%) Back Office
7 24 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.29%) Marketing
9 19 (1.11%) Front Office
10 18 (1.05%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.82%) Legal
12 8 (0.47%) Law
12 8 (0.47%) General Ledger
12 8 (0.47%) Advertising
13 7 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.29%) Billing
15 4 (0.23%) French Language
15 4 (0.23%) Local Government
16 3 (0.18%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (1.46%) XML
2 24 (1.40%) .NET
3 10 (0.58%) Web Services
4 9 (0.53%) Application Packaging
5 7 (0.41%) HTML
6 6 (0.35%) RESTful
7 5 (0.29%) JSON
7 5 (0.29%) CSS
7 5 (0.29%) XSLT
8 4 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (0.23%) SOAP
9 3 (0.18%) Middleware
9 3 (0.18%) XML Schema
9 3 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.12%) Java EE
10 2 (0.12%) JAXB
10 2 (0.12%) Drools
10 2 (0.12%) HTML5
10 2 (0.12%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 169 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 43 (2.51%) Credit Risk
4 34 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 29 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 18 (1.05%) Reference Data
7 17 (0.99%) Derivative
8 15 (0.88%) W3C
8 15 (0.88%) Fixed Income
8 15 (0.88%) Data Integration
9 11 (0.64%) User Experience
10 10 (0.58%) Data Extraction
10 10 (0.58%) Equities
11 9 (0.53%) IVR
11 9 (0.53%) Clustering
11 9 (0.53%) GIS
11 9 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.41%) NHS
12 7 (0.41%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 126 (7.36%) Windows
2 60 (3.50%) Windows 7
3 50 (2.92%) UNIX
4 39 (2.28%) Linux
5 38 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (1.64%) Windows XP
7 18 (1.05%) Windows 8
8 13 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.47%) Android
11 6 (0.35%) AIX
12 5 (0.29%) Solaris
12 5 (0.29%) zOS
12 5 (0.29%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.058%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 277 (16.18%) Business Analysis
3 185 (10.81%) Migration
4 160 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
5 158 (9.23%) Data Analysis
6 145 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 106 (6.19%) Project Management
8 99 (5.78%) Test Scripting
9 88 (5.14%) ITIL
10 82 (4.79%) Data Modelling
11 73 (4.26%) Data Migration
12 70 (4.09%) Asset Management
13 69 (4.03%) Validation
13 69 (4.03%) Change Management
14 63 (3.68%) PRINCE2
15 59 (3.45%) Investment Management
16 58 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
17 54 (3.15%) Target Operating Model
18 53 (3.10%) GAP Analysis
19 45 (2.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 261 (15.25%) SQL
2 32 (1.87%) VBA
3 28 (1.64%) Java
4 10 (0.58%) JavaScript
5 8 (0.47%) VB
5 8 (0.47%) PowerShell
6 6 (0.35%) Python
6 6 (0.35%) C
7 5 (0.29%) C++
7 5 (0.29%) VB.NET
7 5 (0.29%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.23%) COBOL
8 4 (0.23%) C#
8 4 (0.23%) Perl
8 4 (0.23%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.18%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.18%) JCL
9 3 (0.18%) XPath
9 3 (0.18%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.12%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 83 (4.85%) ISEB
2 50 (2.92%) Degree
3 36 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 34 (1.99%) ISTQB
5 28 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.11%) MCSE
8 14 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.58%) CISSP
9 10 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (0.58%) CISM
10 8 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.41%) CISMP
12 6 (0.35%) CIMA
12 6 (0.35%) ACCA
13 4 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.23%) MCSA
13 4 (0.23%) HND
13 4 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.27%) QA
2 27 (1.58%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.76%) SLA
5 11 (0.64%) EMIR
6 10 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.41%) FATCA
8 7 (0.41%) MiFID
9 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.29%) COREP
9 5 (0.29%) FINREP
10 4 (0.23%) GPG13
11 3 (0.18%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.12%) GAAP
12 2 (0.12%) COBIT
13 1 (0.058%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.058%) DICOM
System Software
1 82 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.76%) VMware ESX
3 11 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.41%) vSphere
6 5 (0.29%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.23%) zsh
7 4 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.18%) XenApp
8 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.18%) NFS
9 2 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.12%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.12%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.058%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.058%) Samba
10 1 (0.058%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.058%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 64 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (1.34%) SCCM
3 4 (0.23%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.23%) Puppet
3 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.18%) Netcool
5 2 (0.12%) SCOM
5 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.12%) Nessus
5 2 (0.12%) Nmap
5 2 (0.12%) WMI
5 2 (0.12%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.058%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.058%) WSUS
6 1 (0.058%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.058%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.058%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.058%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.058%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 166 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 86 (5.02%) Oracle
3 42 (2.45%) HP
4 30 (1.75%) VMware
5 29 (1.69%) Charles River
6 28 (1.64%) Business Objects
7 27 (1.58%) SAP
7 27 (1.58%) Citrix
8 24 (1.40%) Teradata
9 14 (0.82%) Adobe
9 14 (0.82%) Cisco
10 13 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 12 (0.70%) Informatica
12 10 (0.58%) IBM
13 9 (0.53%) PeopleSoft
13 9 (0.53%) CheckPoint
14 8 (0.47%) Lotus
14 8 (0.47%) CA
15 7 (0.41%) CommVault
15 7 (0.41%) Tableau
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